There’s always been something special about the sound of a solitary singer with an acoustic…
10 times when more resources and left-field talent resulted in something great.
We revisit the 2000s to once again survey its greatest musical moments
Hear an unreleased live recording of “Big Decision.”
Rose City’s finest records—10 of them, anyway.
Today would have been Elliott Smith‘s 50th birthday, and to mark the occasion, UMe has…
Subtle, clever tributes to songs within songs.
The best undersides in the decade of alt-rock.
There’s real emotion on Elliott Smith’s landmark 1997 album; there’s also a musical genius having fun.
Listen to unreleased track, “I Figured You Out.”
How an ending for an underrated band segued into the rise of a great solo artist.
Ten albums to help you warm up as the air starts to chill.
Listen to Juliana Hatfield’s cover of “Needle in the Hay.”
The best tracks that flew under the radar in the “alternative” decade.
Former bandmates heard together on unreleased demos on newly reissued set.
We talk about our favorite records from 1995, including GZA, PJ Harvey, Fugazi and Elliott Smith.
The anthems that play us off into the sunset.
Song was recorded when Smith was a teenager.
We offer up our own thoughts on which year had the best musical gems.