Adam Schatz

Adam Schatz is a musician. His band Landlady has three records out and another on the way, find them on Bandcamp or in boxes in his apartment. He runs a recording studio in Ditmas Park, Brooklyn where he produces records for other people he likes and makes his own sounds that get regularly released on his Patreon. He is devoted to baking sourdough bread and fine tuning his donut recipe. Find him on Twitter here and hear Landlady here.

(Photo credit: Sasha Arutyunova.)

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Talks

When I Played a Sofar Sounds Show

By Adam Schatz | August 14, 2019

When I Played a Sofar Sounds Show

A personal essay from Adam Schatz on Sofar Sounds and the creator-creative dichotomy.

The Timbaland Masterclass and Me

By Adam Schatz | June 4, 2019

The Timbaland Masterclass and Me

Adam Schatz (Landlady) on how a persistent YouTube ad led him to a three-hour lesson about joy in music.

Adam Schatz (Landlady) Talks Jeff Lynne’s ELO’s Alone in the Universe

By Adam Schatz | November 18, 2015

Adam Schatz (Landlady) Talks Jeff Lynne’s ELO’s Alone in the Universe

Life is short — too short not to let significant joy creep in. And ELO mastermind Jeff Lynne has always known how to make joy significant.

Adam Schatz (Landlady) Talks Micachu and the Shapes’ Good Sad Happy Bad

By Adam Schatz | October 5, 2015

Adam Schatz (Landlady) Talks Micachu and the Shapes’ Good Sad Happy Bad

When it comes to music, do we really want to know how the metaphorical sausage gets made?

Songs of the Summer 2015: Adam Schatz (Landlady) Talks Shamir’s “Call It Off”

By Adam Schatz | August 19, 2015

Songs of the Summer 2015: Adam Schatz (Landlady) Talks Shamir’s “Call It Off”

It's really hot out, and Scott the Minivan is turning into a swamp, but when our writer hears "Call It Off," his body dances and his soul pops.

Adam Schatz (Landlady) Talks Thee Oh Sees’ Mutilator Defeated at Last

By Adam Schatz | June 3, 2015

Adam Schatz (Landlady) Talks Thee Oh Sees’ Mutilator Defeated at Last

The opening track of Thee Oh Sees' new album is the prism through which the whole rest of the album can be seen.

Adam Schatz (Landlady) Talks a Message in a Bottle from a Musician at SXSW

By Adam Schatz | March 21, 2015

Adam Schatz (Landlady) Talks a Message in a Bottle from a Musician at SXSW

Landlady’s frontman stumbled upon a SXSW tour diary left by an anonymous musician enduring the hardships of the event. He was kind enough to share.

Adam Schatz (Landlady) Talks Rae Sremmurd’s Sremm Life

By Adam Schatz | January 23, 2015

Adam Schatz (Landlady) Talks Rae Sremmurd’s Sremm Life

The outspoken Landlady frontman has a lot to say about not having a lot to say about Rae Sremmurd’s new album.

Adam Schatz (Landlady) Talks D’Angelo, His New Year’s Resolution and Respecting the Humanity of Artists.

By Adam Schatz | January 17, 2015

Adam Schatz (Landlady) Talks D’Angelo, His New Year’s Resolution and Respecting the Humanity of Artists.

Even if you pay for it, music is a gift. Don't ever forget that.

Adam Schatz (Landlady) Talks David Guetta’s Listen

By Adam Schatz | November 26, 2014

Adam Schatz (Landlady) Talks David Guetta’s Listen

Adam Schatz listens without prejudice to David Guetta’s new album.

Adam Schatz (Landlady) Talks the Horror of Playing to an Empty Room

By Adam Schatz | November 1, 2014

Adam Schatz (Landlady) Talks the Horror of Playing to an Empty Room

On the sensation of giving your all to absolutely no one.

Adam Schatz (Landlady) Talks Tony Bennett and Lady Gaga’s Cheek to Cheek

By Adam Schatz | October 3, 2014

Adam Schatz (Landlady) Talks Tony Bennett and Lady Gaga’s Cheek to Cheek

Why did Tony Bennett and Lady Gaga make an album together? Good question.

Adam Schatz (Landlady) Talks Various Artists’ Now That’s What I Call Music! 51

By Adam Schatz | August 21, 2014

Adam Schatz (Landlady) Talks Various Artists’ Now That’s What I Call Music! 51

A deep dive into the latest edition of Now That's What I Call Music! and the current State of Pop.