Matthew and The Atlas

Matthew and The Atlas

Matthew and the Atlasis Matthew Hegarty, Lindsay West, Harrison Cargill, Dave Millar and Tommy Field.

The sound they make together is a woozy, day-dreaming Americana, filtered through a distinctly English folk sensibility – with Hegarty’s extraordinary bruised and raw vocal the glue that binds it together.

The band came together when, in late 2009, Communion Records called Matthew and said they wanted to record an EP of his songs. It was the coldest of winters and so he rounded up some old friends and they hid from the snow in a candlelit... more