Wunderhorse on Meat Puppets, Joni Mitchell’s underappreciated technique, and striking out on his own

The solo project of Jacob Slater, formerly the all-guns-blazing frontman of The Dead Pretties, has returned with his own solo project and a wide palette of influences, with an emphasis on narrating stories that carry a greater emotional resonance. His third single, 17, sees him capturing a moment from his adolescence under the gritty hue of indie rock.