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Interview

What Songs Are Meant To Do

You may not know it, but you’ve probably already heard a Chris Trapper song. Though the Boston-based songwriter hasn’t become a nationwide household name, the sophisticated simplicity of his tunes has earned him a well-deserved reputation as one of best songwriters currently working in the craft. And that reputation has brought with it one opportunity after another […]

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Interview

What songs are meant to do

As I listen I can’t help but consider the Chris Trapper catalog and think of the way his songs are explorations of a vast emotional landscape.

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Essays

Ars Poetica

I try to write to answer the questions I ask myself as I kick off the sheets on a sultry night in late July. I write for the sheer joy and mystery of it all.