“Blue Room Archives” by Tantric: Matty’s Review

By: Matty Tantric, out of Louisville, Kentucky is: Hugo Ferreira, vocals T.J. Taylor, drums Scott Wilson, bass Derek Isaacs. guitars Where to find Tantric: www.facebook.com/Tantric “like” them on Facebook www.tantricrockband.com I always find it a unique opportunity when I receive the opportunity to review a record that primarily consists of B-sides, rarities, and different versions...

September 30th, 2014

Gary Clark Jr. Live, “Must Get STAT” Review 3.0 by Matty

By: Matty Back in the day, Albert King lamented about his bad luck in the timeless blues classic entitled “Born Under A Bad Sign”, Jimi Hendrix sang of heartache and breakup in “Red House”, and B.B. King crooned and made his guitar weep in the timeless classic “The Thrill Is Gone”.  Just when one thinks that blues is a dying art form, here comes a blues artist...

September 27th, 2014

“Anomaly” by Lecrae, Matty’s Review

By: Matty Lecrae, hip-hop artist out of Atlanta, Georgia first Christian-based hip-hop artist to reach number one on the Billboard 200 charts www.facebook.com/Lecrae “like” the page on Facebook The press was overwhelming.  It all started with celebrities like Tim Tebow facebooking and tweeting about this hip-hop artist out of Atlanta.  Then, his story was featured on mass-media publications...

September 26th, 2014

“Between the Stars” by Flyleaf, a review By: Matty

By: Matty Flyleaf, out of Temple, Texas is: Kristen May, vocals Sameer Bhattacharya-guitars Jared Hartmann-guitars Pat Seals- bass James Culpepper- drums Where to find Flyleaf: www.facebook.com/flyleafmusic “like” them on Facebook www.twitter.com/flyleafmusic “follow” them on Twitter Post your 5 favorite Flyleaf songs on Spotify for a chance to win a 3-month subscription...

September 23rd, 2014

Matty’s Poignant Chat with Rachel Taylor

Matty’s Deeply, Brutally Honest Conversation with Rachel Taylor In 2012, indie-pop group He Is We was embarking on what was dubbed as the “Get Well Soon Rachel” tour.  According to former He Is We vocalist Rachel Taylor, it was anything but that.  Imagine spending $60 on a VIP package that included a meet-and-greet with your favorite band/recording artists.  Now imagine that anticipation...

September 19th, 2014

“Caustic Love” by Paolo Nutini, “Must Get STAT” Review

By: Matty In the wake of the historical referendum that took place in Scotland on whether or not Scotland is going to declare independence from Great Britain, I thought it would be appropriate to showcase an artist from Paisley, Scotland that is on the rise, Paolo Nutini. Paolo Nutini began gaining attention from his legendary 2007 performance on “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno”...

September 19th, 2014

Matty’s Interview with Arika Kane

Arika Kane Interview By: Matty From her activism for women’s rights and empowerment, to her collaboration with R&B legend Brian McKnight, to being featured on the hit reality television shows “Love & Hip-Hop”, “Atlanta Exes”, and “Hollywood Exes”, Arika Kane, out of a town in Connecticut, is making waves on the international pop scene. Arika...

September 16th, 2014

Matty’s Interview with Christy Johnson of Dreamkiller

By: Matty 1.  I want to thank you for the time to interviewing me for MUEN Magazine!  Tell me who you are, how Dreamkiller came to being, and what you do in the band. Thanks for the opportunity!  I’m Christy, the vocalist and manager for Dreamkiller.  I’ve always been involved in the arts through acting, modeling, musicals, chorus, etc.  I took a leap and started writing music...

September 15th, 2014

“Soundtrack to the Revolution” by Rebel Inc., a review by: Matty

By: Matty Rebel, Inc., out of Baltimore, Maryland is: Adam Armstrong, vocals Kevin Sychta, guitars Brian Haverlock, drums Keni Luck, bass The sleeping giant is slowly awakening, the people are starting to take to the streets against a system that has deceived the public and is stripping your rights away.  When conservatives, liberals, socialists, and anarchists all are banning together to fight...

September 12th, 2014

“Come Alive” by Rachel Taylor, an EP Review By: Matty

By: Matty Several years ago, I had an amazing opportunity to interview indie-pop stars He Is We at a venue up in Minneapolis, Minnesota.  I remember Rachel being one of the funniest and sweetest people I have ever met in my life.  She was on her way to the top, especially with He Is We getting a significant amount of radio play with “All About Us”, which featured Owl City.  Then,...

September 8th, 2014