M. Ward

M. Ward Stays the Exploratory Course on Migration Stories

Blending firsthand familial migratory history with modern-day news cycle narratives set to a soundtrack built on acoustic six-string melodies with a side of synth voyaging…
Christopher Hislop / April 2, 2020

M. Ward Gives His Power Shuffle Playlist

With everyone sequestered and self-quarantining due to the coronavirus, we’ve asked our favorite artists to come up with playlists that keep you entertained. Here’s M.
SPIN Staff / March 25, 2020

Watch She & Him Perform “The Christmas Song” on Corden

M. Ward and Zooey Deschanel reunited earlier this month for a series of She & Him holiday performances dubbed "A Very She & Him Christmas…
Rob Arcand / December 22, 2018

Stream M. Ward’s New Album What a Wonderful Industry

M. Ward has unveiled a new surprise album called What a Wonderful Industry. The 12-track release includes an appearance from Jim James of My Morning…
Rob Arcand / June 9, 2018

Watch Members Of R.E.M., Sleater-Kinney, & More Play Benefit For Scott McCaughey

Scott McCaughey, the frontman of the Minus 5 and longtime touring member of R.E.M., recently suffered a stroke while on tour with Alejandro Escovedo. And last night,…
Peter Helman, Stereogum / January 6, 2018

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)

6SPIN Rating: 6 of 10Release Date: May 09, 2013Label: MergeBack in 2008, She & Him seemed like a whimsical diversion for singer/movie star Zooey Deschanel…
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)

6SPIN Rating: 6 of 10Release Date: April 10, 2012Label: MergeTasteful, 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
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