MAGNET Exclusive: The Story Behind Nada Surf’s “So Much Love”

Cautious optimism would appear to be the operative theme on Never Not Together (Barsuk), Nada Surf’s eighth proper studio album, due out February 7. You have to think that outlook was at least partially informed by frontman Matthew Caws’ recent run-in with domestic bliss. “I didn’t have that feeling in mind, but I think that’s …

In The News: Breeders, David Byrne, Juliana Hatfield, Car Seat Headrest, Nada Surf, Ride, ABBA, David Duchovny, Robert Plant And More

Shocker in Gloomtown: The Breeders are with child, their first offspring in 10 years; the due date is March 2. The result of a tryst between Deal sisters Kim and Kelley, Josephine Wiggs and Jim Macpherson, All Nerve is being delivered by 4AD. The Breeders will be available for playdates across North American and Europe …

MAGNET’s #22 Album Of 2016: Nada Surf’s “You Know Who You Are”

Nada Surf songwriter Matthew Caws tends to wear his heart on his sleeve, and relationships remain a recurring theme on the bittersweet You Know Who You Are, this great band’s eighth LP (seventh if you don’t count 2010’s covers effort If I Had A Hi-Fi). Recently married, Caws doesn’t shy away from past hurt; on …