Episode 002: Matt Pryor

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Welcome to Episode 002! This week, my guest is Matt Pryor of The Get Up Kids, The New Amsterdams and The Terrible Twos. Matt’s also an accomplished solo musician; you can pick up his new solo album, Wrist Slitter, here. Additionally, he’s a member of the service Downwrite, which connects fans and songwriters to create customized, commissioned songs.

I caught up with Matt backstage at The Ottobar in Baltimore to talk about his involvement with Downwrite and why songwriting is at times a bit like parenting. If you like what you hear, be sure to subscribe to the Voice & Verse Podcast on iTunes so you don’t miss a single episode of the stories behind your favorite songs. Thanks for listening! (26:52)



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