This is a long, thoughtful interview with

I just remember starting to be moved by music in a way I had never been before, and the way the lyrics and melody all come together to say something. And so, that’s really why I started playing the guitar. I wanted to be able to play these songs, and through that, just fell in love with songs. I wanted to be able to write songs. So, I think at the very heart of what I do, a lot of people with the folky-acoustic thing, a lot of people just call it the singer-songwriter genre. And so, I think that’s at the heart of what I do.

For the rest–and there is a lot of “rest”–check out the full interview at’s Between The Liner Notes.

Thanks for the find, Jasonized!