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This is the 4th album from Rich Mattson and the Northstars. The four-piece "cosmic folk" group has twisted the gauge towards rock on this one..bouncy, jangly, guitar-driven rock, with harmony and a sense of urgency that has you on the edge of your seat by the end. Mostly up-tempo numbers, just languid enough to keep you from jumping off. Influenced by X, the Cars, Neil young, the Byrds, Link Wray, and some old stuff.

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released January 25, 2019

Rich Mattson - vocals and guitar
Germaine Gemberling - vocals and acoustic guitar
Kyle Westrick - bass and vocals
Keely Lane - drums

All songs ©2019 Rich Mattson, Esper Music (ASCAP) except "Meant To Be" ©2019 by Germaine Gemberling, L'toile du Nord (BMI).

Recorded and mixed at Sparta Sound, Sparta MN by R.M.
Additional drums recorded at Hot Dish Studios, Wyoming MN
Mastered by Tom Garneau at Audioactive

Album cover painting "Complete With Kinkadian Sunbeams" by Andy Messerschmidt
Layout & design by Reggie Pype
Band photo by Ross Steinberg

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Hello, my name is Rich Mattson. Here are some bands that I sing, play guitar and write songs with at my studio in northern Minnesota. Enjoy!

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