These days, Matt Ward is a hard guy to pin down. When he's not making earthen dream-folk records as M. Ward, he lends his talents to some high-profile partnerships. Alongside Bright Eyes' Conor Oberst and My Morning Jacket's Jim James, Ward performs as part of the Monsters of Folk. This weekend, he's a LouFest headliner with another of his projects: She & Him. The classic-sounding pop project pairs actress Zooey Deschanel's vocal and songwriting prowess with Ward's guitar skills and '60s-inspired production. Ward talked about touring schedules, his preferred sonic palette and the art of choosing a... More >>>