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Deadgrass Livens Up Garcia’s With Midweek Dose of the Grateful Dead
"improv-laden...phenomenal chops...capturing the vocal harmonies and intonations led by Garcia…refreshing and fun”
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Matt Turk - Cold Revival
vibrant...sparkles with energy... anthemic... a memorable universal connection.
Music News Nashville, Janet Goodman, September 12, 2014
Cold Revival Review
On his latest release, Cold Revival, Matt Turk expertly weaves track after track of acoustic guitar and mandolin into a folk-rock fabric where they can stand on their own or sit comfortably side by side with electric guitars,lap-steel, keys, and vocals.
Cold Revival Review
A finely tuned balance of optimism and realism... Those looking for the songwriting depth of John Gorka and musical charm of Peter Mayer will find this one appetizing and enjoyable.
Cold Revival Review
"Cracked Egg" a "gorgeous cascading song...(with) stark lyrics and pounding rhythms that add to the angst conveyed by this talented artist.
Cold Revival Review
With Cold Revival, Matt Turk has distinguished himself as one of the premier talents of our time, and this is one of the best albums ever made. It is that special.
Cold Revival Review
While grounded in the genre's (folk music) values, Turk is an edgy innovator not content for an electric guitar to merely resonate when it can screech and howl.
Cold Revival Review
A well crafted, thoroughly original offering, Cold Revival is nothing less than a revelation.
Cold Revival Review
11 songs that are warm and embracing; emotional and yet never cloying... damned fine stuff.
Cold Revival Review
Matt Turk's voice and delivery bring to mind Harry Nilsson in the raw and passionate qualities of his style. His storytelling through song exudes the classic troubadour with guitar in the rock'n'roll arena that is sorely needed today.
Cold Revival Review
Singer/songwriter Matt Turk shines on ‘Cold Revival’ release
Turk has poured his heart and soul into Cold Revival and the record's tunes of relationships, loss and the redeeming power of love figure to worm their way into your brain, in a very good way. It's time you got to know Matt Turk.
Pittsburgh In Tune, October 7, 2014
Cold Revival Review
Bluegrass, Americana and folk music fans with open minds will enjoy Cold Revival.
Matt Turk: Roots Clearwater Revival
Interview with roots multi-instrumentalist Matt Turk, a troubadour, eternal idealist and peace loving realist.
Music allows us to feel human, love, tread lightly and taste a little wisdom to appreciate the sanctity of all life. Music can turn us towards compassion.
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Q&A with Westchester Resident and Musician Matt Turk
Talkin' Turk: A local musician goes from recording with a legend in Fishkill to sitting in with celebs in the South of France.
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Live at City Winery, NYC 3/10/13
Opening for Aztec Two-Step
Matt Turk's beautifully arranged and performed acoustic pieces... a fresh listen.
MATT TURK: Washington Arms
...a radiant calling card...
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Craig Fenton, Author Jefferson Airplane: Take Me To A Circus Tent
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MATT TURK: Washington Arms
album featuring "Silver Ring"
Sometimes a song reverberates long after its original release date. The phenomenon is more common in authentic folk music than in the ephemeral pop marketplace. Such is the case with "Silver Ring."
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Making Wine & Music in and around the Hudson Valley
One Hudson Valley favorite son is Matt Turk.
Hudson Valley Wine, Yvette Perry, Fall 2012
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American Preservation
"Modern Americana feel & a late '60s southern California country-rock flavor throughout. Turk taps into his inner Gram Parsons and dresses up some classics in Nudie suits and desert dust. Deft!"
Roll Magazine, Crispin Kott
"the rootsy rendition of "America the Beautiful" arguably could be considered the definitive acoustic version."
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Music News Nashville, Janet Goodman
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"The Fog of War with special guest Pete Seeger is a remarkable video."
Acoustic Live, New York City