Sounds Like: Ryan Adams, Jason Isbell, Nathaniel Rateliff
Label: Hem & Haw Recordings
Bio: For a boy who grew up in a small suburb of Memphis immersed in a church of country and gospel vintage lore, a Southern homecoming marks the past year as a return to the roots. With a contributing cast of musicians he released two EPs, The Family Tree and Your Light My Dark, a collection of songs ...See Full Bio
"[Matt Hectorne's] Southern roots jut out onto the surface, evident in every aspect of [his] music from the sound to the lyrics. Hectorne sings of whiskey and church altars in mellow tones, backed by a solid wall of guitars and drums. The formula is simple, as it should be, but also highly inviting."