ABC News Hops on the UTC3 Bandwagon

Posted on Nov 23, 2013 in News

ABC News likes what they hear on Vol. 3 and want more: “These covers, like the ones on the other two collections, tend to take few risks. But what we are left with is two ace musicians working both as interpreters and as fans. The liner notes indicate their feelings about the songs they chose […]

WBEZ Chicago Reviews UTC 3

Posted on Nov 23, 2013 in News

The first review of Under the Covers, Vol. 3 is in, from WBEZ Chicago’s Rimshots blog: “…these artists, both of whose careers were made possible by the sounds, spirit, and community of’80s indie-rock, surprise more often and seem more passionate when shining a light on their (sometimes unexpected) heroes from that under-heralded time, including the […]

Shindig Magazine Digs UTC3

Posted on Nov 23, 2013 in News

Shindig Magazine’s review of Under the Covers, Vol. 3 is in: “…where their album of ’60s covers was just about perfect and the one they did on the ’70s fell comparatively flat, this one finds them back in stride. And, no offense to Sid, but it’s Susie’s radiant singing that wins the day here. To […]

Susanna Makes PopDose’s Most Awesome Comebacks List

Posted on Nov 23, 2013 in News

PopDose recently put Susanna on the list of 10 Most Awesome 80s New Wave Comebacks Ever (even though she never really went away): “While Hoffs and Someday co-writer/performer Andrew Brassell are hard at work on a follow-up, she is releasing a third album with Matthew Sweet, the other man in her life (besides director/husband Jay […]

MusicNerd Wrangles Both Sid AND Susie for a Chat

Posted on Nov 15, 2013 in News

MusicNerd asks if not including a Bangles tune on UTC3 was a “deliberate omission” and Matthew answers: “Not at all. In fact, before we had begun making the record we had talked about me singing a Bangles song but it just didn’t happen this time around. It definitely wasn’t a conscious decision to not have […]

Susanna Talks UTC3 with HuffPo Canada

Posted on Nov 13, 2013 in News

The Canadian wing of the Huffington Post Canada chatted Susanna up about UTC3: “The ’60s and ’70s were essentially the golden age of music and so musicians in the ’80s were in an unenviable position of trying to follow up two whole decades of amazing music having been made,” Hoffs begins. “I feel the decade […]

Susanna and Jay on ‘By the Way’ with Jeff Garlin

Posted on Oct 31, 2013 in News

Susanna and hubby Jay joined Jeff Garlin for his By the Way podcast: