Interview with Cleveland Scene

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In a recent interview with the Cleveland Scene website, Matthew talks about the pressures of making a record, moving back to Nebraska and its influence on his music, including his 2014 Kickstarter project. He will be at the Music Box Supper Club in Cleveland, OH on July 15. For tickets, visit Click here to read the interview.


Interview: Modern Vinyl blog


Call them what you want: records, vinyl, LPs. Recently, Matthew had a conversation with Jim Hanke at the Modern Vinyl blog about record stores, album covers, consulting on "Big Eyes" and more. Read all about it here:


Interview: Pop Culture Club Podcast

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Matthew recently had a chat with James Laczkowski, host of the Pop Culture Club podcast.  They spoke about a number of things including what it's like to hang out with Brian Wilson, the early days of MTV and record labels, and what the future holds. There's plenty to talk about in regards to his extensive catalog,  but the conversation focuses around Girlfriend, Altered Beast and mainly In Reverse, which the host claims is "one of the best records of his career." Listen here: or Download the whole interview (.mp3 file)


Basilica Block Party lineup includes Matthew Sweet

Matthew will be joining acts like Weezer, O.A.R, Fitz & the Tantrums as part of the two-day Basilica Block Party in Minneapolis, MN. From the event's website: The Basilica of Saint Mary—America’s first Basilica—has stood as a The Building of Hope for more than a century. But for decades, we took it for granted and it was nearly destroyed due to neglect. Fortunately, our community realized the value of the building in time to save it. Now, it’s up to us to turn back the hands of time and restore The Basilica to its original glory. Your ticket to The Basilica Block Party helps support The Basilica Landmark’s mission to preserve, protect and restore this historic building all year long. We are committed to ensuring The Building of Hope continues to welcome generations to come to rock out at the Block Party. Tickets start at $55 for single day pass....


Supporting act announced for the summer dates

It was announced today that California-based band, The Orange Peels will be the supporting act for Matthew in the following cities: Milwaukee, WI Madison, WI Evanston, IL Cleveland, OH Ferndale, MI   Like them on Facebook /theorangepeels Follow them on Twitter /@opeels