Matthew and The Arrogant Sea Gets Some More Love...

Matthew and The Arrogant Sea Gets Some More Love...

Barn sides are the new brick walls. (Trevor Paulhus)

Nope, we're definitely not the only ones digging MATAS' Family Family Family Meets The Magic Christian disc. Just spotted this little bit o' love today: AWMusic, the Toronto-based blog that gave Forever the Sickest Kids some love in its year-end lists, has named MATAS as its No. 1 Unknown Artists of the Year, which is a definite compliment, even if it might come with a bitter taste.

Writes the blog: "Life being a folk artist can be tough especially if you aren't receiving absolutely rave reviews from Pitchfork and many other news outlets."

There's probably some truth to that. --Pete Freedman

We use cookies to collect and analyze information on site performance and usage, and to enhance and customize content and advertisements. By clicking 'X' or continuing to use the site, you agree to allow cookies to be placed. To find out more, visit our cookies policy and our privacy policy.

Newsletters

All-access pass to the top stories, events and offers around town.

  • Top Stories
    Send: