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Genres You Will Love
Rock: Funk Rock Moods: Type: Vocal Pop: Pop/Rock Rock: Adult Alternative Pop/Rock Jazz: Jazz-Funk

By Location
United States - United States United States - Illinois

Links
Mathien's Facebook Fan Page Mathien Live Mathien's MySpace Mathien's Twitter Mathien Live YouTube Channel Mathien at House of Blues!

Mathien

Almost any one of the many tools at the disposal of Indie rockers Mathien could lead to a successful modern band. The clever tongue-in-cheek observational song lyrics, a band of musicians who seem bred to experiment in every possible musical style, and a versatile vocalist equally comfortable crooning a soul ballad or shifting to hip hop. Put them together and you’re no longer talking about a potentially successful band but a potentially great one. Singer-songwriter and guitarist Chris Mathien, the force behind the band’s lightning rod of musical influences, fronts a band boasting three multi-instrumentalists, a classical violinist, and a drummer who would not be out of place in a thrash band. This diversity allows Mathien to cross musical boundaries that recall early 70’s soul, funk and R&B while staying contemporary and avoiding any derivative comparisons.