Temper Trap has such a "Sweet Disposition." Casual music listeners probably only know snippets of that song from television ads for Chrysler and Diet Coke. Or TV dramas like One Tree Hill and 90210. Or the soundtrack to their spinning class. But an appearance in quirky 2009 rom-com (500) Days of ... More >>
photo by Christopher WilsonBen Bridwell's swelling sonic ambitions were apparent from early in his musical career. Now the frontman and main brain behind Band of Horses, as a member of the Seattle indie act Carissa's Wierd, he had a knack for pushing the borders of jangly, somewhat mopey rock tow ... More >>
Virginia quintet Parachute has been on the rise since it landed the song "She's Love" in a Nivea commercial. Suddenly, thousands of women with smooth legs wanted more of those smooth pop-rock sounds. In the resulting buzz storm on iTunes and the like, the song eventually also landed on the current p ... More >>
And the notoriously reticent man grants a rare interview.