Martsch Pleases Himself With Songwriting

Doug Elfman of the Las Vegas Review Journal talked with Built to Spill frontman Doug Martsch who says he doesn’t write songs to please anyone but himself. “I couldn’t tailor things if I wanted to,” he said. “I’m not that skilled of a musician or a songwriter to sit down” and write a hit, he says. “All of our records have come about from working on it, and working on it, until it’s fleshed out.” The full story at has since been removed.

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