Sounds Like: Steve Earle, Drive-By Truckers, Ray Wylie Hubbard, Tom Waits, Arcade Fire
Label: Big Bicycle
Manager: Jimmy Archey
Bio: I hate bios, there's plenty of prefab and fornicated jewels out there if you wanna go root around for 'em.... music is a matter of life or death, it's all I've got, it cost me everything, so I try to write about it and record it before it blows away.
I like Tesla and Tommy guns. I grew up in the...See Full Bio
"Matt King writes and sings songs that are so achingly true to life that they make you want to cry, or ball up your fists, or burn something down. He writes and sings not in silly cliches about a South that no longer is, but about the scourges of my modern South, about meth and layoffs and men and women grabbing for their last hope. And somehow, it makes it a joy to hear."