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2012 Artist Survey: The Eastern Sea

Matt Hines Reflects on the Last Year

Jan 31, 2013

For Under the Radar‘s 10th annual Artist Survey we emailed some of our favorite artists a few questions relating to 2012. Pick up the Best of 2012 issue to read many of the responses. We are also posting additional web-exclusive bonus answers to the website. These are from artists whose surveys are in the print magazine, but are extra answers that didn’t fit in the issue. Here are bonus answers from Matt Hines of The Eastern Sea. More

The Eastern Sea

Staving Off Infection

Sep 21, 2012

When Matthew Hines, songwriter and creative leader of the Austin-based ensemble The Eastern Sea set out two years ago to start work on his debut full-length, he already had settled on a name for the record, one inspired while reading Albert Camus’ 1947 novel The Plague. Hines now looks back on the decision with at least a few regrets. More