M. Ward joined Mark Wheat in the Current studios to perform songs from his latest full length, Transistor Radio. It's a concept album of sorts that addresses the conglomerization of commercial radio.
Songs: "Fuel For Fire," "Let's Dance" (David Bowie cover) and "I'll Be Your Bird"
- M. Ward
- M. Ward performs in The Current studios M. Ward has been extremely busy the past few years: recording and touring with several side projects like She and Him and Monsters of Folk, producing bands and putting out two solo records. Somehow he's remained calm and thoughtful through it all and has been able to balance his life. This introspection and calm resonates in his latest album "A Wasteland Companion," with Ward's smoky voice covering topics of love and loss.
- M. Ward - in studio M. Ward doesn't like to discuss the meanings of the songs he writes; he prefers the songs to speak for themselves. Luckily, the Portland-based singer's songs have a lot to say about subjects from love to the state of America.
- M. Ward performs live in The Current studios Having worked with Zooey Deschanel, Jenny Lewis, and Lucinda Williams, one might think the Portland-based singer-songwriter M. (Matt) Ward is the "it guy" to work with if you're a female singer-songwriter.
- She & Him perform live from SXSW Zooey Deschanel and M. Ward first met when they were recording a Richard Thompson song for a movie soundtrack. The actress and the singer-songwriter hit it off and soon after that, Deschanel shared with Ward some of the songs she had written. Volume One is their first CD together.