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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.

Cici Lara: Flower Fountain

Here’s the new single from Cici Lara who I worked with a few years ago when she was part of New Communication

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Big changes to First Tuesday.

Since starting First Tuesday in 2012 I’ve seen a lot of writers and heard a lot (over 300!) of songs. I’ve learnt a massive amount from the experience, as well as building up a collection of songs of my own … Continue reading

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Stephen King’s Nail

When Stephen King decided he was going to be a writer in his teens his first milestone was sending off a story to a magazine he hoped would publish it. As you might expect he got a rejection slip. No … Continue reading

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What Do Volcanoes Taste Like?

Another week of weird and wonderful things that pour out of ten year old heads. One pupil has just discovered Aerosmith and was sharing the good news with his buddies. How would you describe them? Like this Kid A: You … Continue reading

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Singer Songwriter Academy Files

Sand V1 – Single Track Vox Sand V1 – Double Track Vox Fireballs V1 Wounds V1

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Inspire Singer/Songwriter Bootcamp 2017

In August I had the pleasure of working with Nina Smith and Elliot Labatte (Silver Wilson) on another Singer/Songwriter bootcamp. We spent an intensive 5 days writing, recording and performing with a very talented bunch of 13-19 year olds. Some … Continue reading

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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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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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More fresh meat here

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