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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.

Demo Albums

or is it albums of demos? Either way I’ve decided to begin compiling/curating my audio archives. You can download the first one right here Home Truths 2016 The download includes 16 songs ranging from metal guitar instrumentals, political songs, style … Continue reading

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Songs With Pupils 2017

I’ll be adding songs to this page as I go (right click to download) School DNA – Unknown Rapitide U.A.D.O.R. – Lauren & Henry Other stuff you might like Race To The Top Matt’s Songs

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U.A.D.O.R.

Here’s a little tune I wrote with 11 year old pupils Lauren and Henry. We deconstructed the chords to Shawn Mendes‘ song Treat You Better and went from there. All the ‘drums’ were created in school by banging cupboards, dropping … Continue reading

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Wes

More fresh meat here

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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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