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About mattblick

Songwriter/Singer from Nottingham, UK. My 2nd EP, Everything In The World Is Fighting Everything In The Sky, is out now. I'm blogging (& podcasting) through the entire Beatles catalogue at Beatles Songwriting Academy. In my spare time I wish I had some spare time.

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Kick Ass Christmas

“Matt, listen to me. I kick ass at Silent Night” – 9 yr old pupil.

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Introducing Joe Strange

Who played chromatic harmonica on the title track of my EP ‘Everything In The World Is Fighting Everything In The Sky’. Joe is an accomplished singer/songwriter in the classic Americana mould with a soulful voice and great, understated guitar chops. … Continue reading

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New Song: You Know What We Need

The strongest person is the one who knows they’re weak EveryONE Is Broken aka The basement is where the real church gets done Download     mp3 demo     Chords (pdf) This song was frankensteined together during FAWM 2016 … Continue reading

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Music Theory Primer

Here’s a very dense music theory primer. He really packs the info in so you might need to watch through a few times and, of course, pick up your guitar and play everything till you get it under your fingers.

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Introducing Lisa de’ Ville

Who sang backing vocals on my EP ‘Everything In The World Is Fighting Everything In The Sky’. Lisa is a great vocalist, songwriter and singing teacher who is working on a new album as we speak. Check out her ‘alternate-tuning … Continue reading

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Introducing Mark Nelson

…who mixed and mastered my new record ‘Everything In The World Is Fighting Everything In The Sky‘ (he produced my first EP too!). You can hear also hear his awesome drumming work on ‘Fingernails’. Not content with manning boards and … Continue reading

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Introducing Rachel McClean

… who played cello on my new record ‘Everything In The World Is Fighting Everything In The Sky‘. You can hear her work all over ‘Fingernails’ (she also played on several tracks on my first EP Let’s Build An Airport) … Continue reading

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Spilt Milk In The Cuppa Tea – Daudi And Edi

One of the awesome things about running a songwriters group is witnessing diverse songwriters interacting with each other. Daudi Matsiko and Edi Johnston are just two of the regulars at First Tuesday who always inspire me to try to write … Continue reading

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Introducing Liz Frencham

Who played double bass on my new record Everything In The World Is Fighting Everything In The Sky. You can hear her work on Fingernails and Everything In The World Is Fighting Everything In The Sky. She also provided the cool descant … Continue reading

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