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Jenny Lewis Plots Mini ‘Rabbit Fur Coat’ Tenth Anniversary Tour

Jenny Lewis has just announced plans to play three very special shows in 2016 to commemorate the ten-year anniversary of her album Rabbit Fur Coat, featuring…
Brennan Carley / September 21, 2015

She & Him’s New Album ‘Classics’ Is Now Streaming

She & Him's first major-label debut, Classics, is now streaming over on NPR's First Listen. Zooey Deschanel and M. Ward's latest effort is a smooth collection…
James Grebey / November 24, 2014

She & Him, ‘Volume 3′ (Merge)

Back in 2008, She & Him seemed like a whimsical diversion for singer/movie star Zooey Deschanel and guitarist M. Ward — an artsy little love-over-gold…
David Menconi / May 9, 2013

M. Ward’s Surprising Loves: ‘American Idol,’ Yacht, Ronettes

For a decade-plus, the otherwise discreet folkie M.Ward (né Matthew Stephen Ward), 38, has been exposing his undergarments of influence in interviews (his favorite Beatle:…
Melissa Giannini / April 17, 2012

M. Ward, ‘A Wasteland Companion’ (Merge)

Tasteful, tuneful, highly whimsical Americana (Zooey drops by) wherein nothing much ever feels at stake.
David Marchese / April 10, 2012

Snow Patrol’s Gary Lightbody Preps All-Star Album

Snow Patrol frontman Gary Lightbody has spearheaded a new collaborative album under the name Tired Pony, and he managed to recruit some real heavyweights for…
Patrck Darcy / June 24, 2010

LISTEN: New She & Him Song!

She & Him's second album, Volume Two, doesn't drop until March 23, but new track "In the Sun" has leaked online and given us a…
Kelsey Paine / February 4, 2010

She & Him Finish Second Album

One of 2008's most unlikely breakthrough acts will return with a new album in 2010. She & Him -- the duo of actress-turned-singer Zooey Deschanel…
Peter Gaston / December 1, 2009

Monsters of Folk Kick Off U.S. Tour

Monsters of Folk -- the indie supergroup featuring M. Ward, My Morning Jacket's Jim James, and Bright Eyes' Conor Oberst and Mike Mogis -- gave…
Mike Usinger / October 14, 2009

Q&A: Monsters of Folk

The term "supergroup" tends to get thrown around a lot, but often the tag just doesn't sit right. Consider Damn Yankees. Or Zwan. Or more…
John Sellers / October 12, 2009

Conor Oberst, Jim James, M. Ward Supergroup Announces Tour

Indie supergroup Monsters of Folk has announced plans for a fall tour, kicking off October 13 in Vancouver, BC, before hitting 16 cities across the…
Anna Hyclak / July 23, 2009

Conor Oberst, Spoon to Play Merge’s 20th Anniversary Fest

Superchunk members Mac McCaughan and Laura Ballance's North Carolina label Merge Records is celebrating 20 years of kicking out the jams with a five-day bash…
Larry Fitzmaurice / April 3, 2009

New Albums from Morrissey, M. Ward, and 18 More

Here's a rundown of the essential albums available online and in record stores today:…
SPIN Staff / February 17, 2009

SPIN.com’s Best of the Week, January 12-18

It's freezing outside, but here at SPIN.com HQ we're combating frostbite with hot new tracks courtesy of our favorite artists, including Justin Timberlake, Neil Young,…
SPIN Staff / January 17, 2009

Free Download: M. Ward and Zooey Deschanel

M. Ward and Zooey Deschanel are no strangers to love songs; their She & Him debut is rife with heartbreak '50s girl-group ballads. And with…
William Goodman / January 16, 2009

First Look: M. Ward, “Hold Time”

After his foray into '50s pop with actress-cum-songstress Zooey Deschanel on She & Him's Volume One, M. Ward returns to his contemplative self with "Hold…
William Goodman / January 6, 2009

New Tours: M. Ward, Cursive

Folky troubadour and the "him" in She & Him has unveiled a brief winter tour to celebrate the February 17 release of his sixth solo…
Larry Fitzmaurice / December 9, 2008

Concert Photo Gallery: Beck, Petty, Radiohead, Lupe Fiasco, and More!

ARTIST GALLERIES Beck Ben Harper Black Mountain Bon Iver Broken Social Scene Cafe Tacvba Cold War Kids Cool Kids Devendra Banhart Dredg The Felice Brothers…
SPIN Staff / August 29, 2008

Watson Twins Plot North American Tour

Who? The Watson Twins, a dulcet duo from Los Angeles, CA consisting of identical twin sisters Chandra and Leigh Watson. Known for exhibiting their own…
Larry Fitzmaurice / June 10, 2008
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