Review: Matheson – The Word Is On The Wire

The Equal Ground

Working on your sophomore album can be difficult. For a lot of bands that rush through it, there isn’t the same passion as the first record and it can inevitably be called the sophomore slump. Luckily for the band Matheson, …

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Review: Matheson – These Are My Horses

ABC

Matheson have been around Ballarat and a regular mainstay on its few but frequented stages for some years now; this album is tribute to a band hitting their straps both as songwriters and as a road-hardened band. Style-wise, if the …

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Review: Matheson – These Are My Horses

Beat Magazine

It’s not exactly Frank Sinatra circa 1966. But the phrasing of “my heart is like a stranger in the night” in entrée Let The Satellites Fall is a salient signpost to romantic imagery by Ballarat band Matheson. That’s the same …

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Review: Matheson – These Are My Horses

Mixtape Magazine

Hailing from Ballarat in regional Victoria, a town notorious for bitterly cold winters and clinging to the past, Matheson have burst out of hibernation to release a cracking debut album. The 11 songs showcase the songwriting talents and world-class vocals …

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Review: Matheson – These Are My Horses

Rhythms Magazine

Matheson’s latest opus, These Are My Horses is set for release in April 2010 through Dust Devil Music. Recorded with Cam McKenzie (Horsehead, Mark Seymour, Things Of Stone And Wood) in a handful of sessions at Eastern Bloc Studios & …

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