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Matthew Houck's synth-lined Muchacho single "Song For Zula" is a cinematic and pretty six-minute thing, built of swirling violins, a punchy little bass groove, and Phosphorescent's trusty dusty…   Read Story »
The Troubadour was completely sold-out for the stunning combination of Phosphorescent and Strand of Oaks. Phosphorescent have been gaining traction on their latest album, Muchacho. Matthew Houck…   Read Story »
Along with Djuna Wahlrab, Matthew Houck, the craggy-voiced country-rock rambler behind Phosphorescent, co-directed his own video for "Song For Zula," the stately and pretty first single from his very…   Read Story »
As Phosphorescent, the Brooklyn-based Alabama transplant Matthew Houck makes dusty-but-ebullient roots-rock that feels warm and dusty and lived-in, lighter on old-timey affectations than the stuff…   Read Story »
In a few months, Phosphorescent, the project run by the Brooklyn-based Alabama-transplant songwriter Matthew Houck, will follow up 2010's Here's To Taking It Easy with a new album called Muchacho.…   Read Story »
Last week, the UK's Larmer Tree Gardens hosted a hilariously deep bill for the End Of The Road Festival, a lineup that featured Joanna Newsom, Kurt Vile, Tinawiren, Lykke Li, Best Coast, the Walkmen…   Read Story »
This past weekend Larmer Tree Gardens, near Salisbury, Wiltshire, hosted the fifth annual End Of The Road Festival. This year's lineup continued the festival's peripheral deviation from its folk,…   Read Story »
Natalie Johns of Dig For Fire TV shot a bunch of Phosphorescent shows, practices, and etc., and edited them together for Here's To Taking It Easy's rambunctious feel-good first single "It's Hard To…   Read Story »
“It’s Hard To Be Humble (When You’re From Alabama)," the first single from Here's To Taking It Easy, rolled forward on good vibes and a good horn line. You could draw a line from that song's…   Read Story »
Matthew Houck spent the three years since the quiet triumph of his Pride LP processing others' works and often distributing the results -- see his cover of Malvina Reynolds' "Little Boxes," his takes…   Read Story »