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"matt rocks"

there are no reviews yet for Matt Rocks' "dirty alley hump musique." The untitled album will be finished the third week in july 2008.
Please check back for reviews. - matt rocks


Matt Rocks- 2008 "A Window Is Open"
Calling All Cars- 3 song Ep 2005
Ocean- 5 song Ep 2001
Matthew Rocks- solo Ep 1998
Matthew Rocks- In Your Tub 1996-1997



Starting out as a solo artist in 1998 as Matthew Rocks, Matt went the band route in 2000 with "Ocean" which relied on his songwriting and vocals to define the group. They played NYC's The Bitter End and Arlene's Grocery and Baltimore's Artscape along their journey, and had some local radio play before Ocean disbanded.
Rocks formed "Calling All Cars" which emerged in '05 joining forces with lead guitarist from Ocean, Brett Wilke.
Leaving Baltimore for Portland, Oregon in 2007 following the death of his friend and lead guitarist Brett Wilke in '06, Rocks recorded his debut solo album with engineer/producer/bassist Rob Bartleson (Wilco, Jeff Hanson of Kill Rockstars, Slackjaw) at Haywire Recording Studios. Honing in on his love for a big sound and Brithish art Pop/Rock textures from the likes of Pink Floyd, The Beatles, Catherine Wheel, and Radiohead, along with influences from Grant Lee Phillips, Elliot Smith and the Charlatans UK, he wrote and orchestrated a majority of the instrumentation on the record. Rocks sung vocals, and played electric and acoustic guitar, bass, piano, keyboards/organs and vibes.

Rocks' album "A Window is Open" features one of Baltimore's finest and versatile drummers, Ryan Diehl, on 4 out of the 9 songs. He was recorded at Big Bang Audio in Baltimore by Ronnie Sentmeyer. Diehl owns the helm of the rhythm section for Rocks' live
shows along with Nashville session bassist Jay Turner. Diehl has played with numerous bands worldwide and The Ryan Diehl Jazz Trio has traveled throughout Europe and Asia.
Lead guitarist Sean Schreiber is from Baltimore and has been a guitarist for more than 20 years with a strong background in jazz composition and music theory. Sean studied commercial jazz guitar composition at Peabody Institute of Johns Hopkins,
CCBC, and Towson University.

Matt Rocks performs solo and with his band as a 4 piece which is in the process of building a group to include the instrumentation of the album.