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Thursday, June 25, 2009

Tonight @ U.S. Cellular Connection Stage, Summerfest, 10 p.m.

Along with The Posies, Matthew Sweet was one of the most prominent power-pop revivalists of the 1990s, bringing the bittersweet but sunshine-soaked sound of Big Star to ’90s alternative radio, updating it with an additional kick by recording with some of the best guitarists of the punk era, Voidoids veteran Robert Quine and Television great Richard Lloyd...
Sunday, Aug. 24, 2008

Sunshine Lies (Shout! Factory)

By now, you would think Matthew Sweet's sell-by date would be long passed, that his brand of '90s power pop would have gone sour. Yet here he is, 22 years after his first solo album with one of the strongest discs of his career. Self-described as "power-pop-folk-rock-psychedelic-melodic-singer-songwriter-type . . .