"Thought of Sound"

Ex-Weezer bassist Matt Sharp's band hasn't released an album since 1999, but the wait has only made him more exuberant. This song's driving guitars, sunny harmonies and "you are free" refrain – plus Black Key Patrick Carney on drums – make for a tasty slice of indie pop that's not too sweet.

From The Archives Issue 1212: July 3, 2014