MATT LAJOIE - Free to Be​.​.​.

by Matt Lajoie

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"Sticking around in the acoustic spectrum of these soundtracks for astral projection, we have Matt LaJoie’s “Free to Be…,” a delightfully introspective yet imaginative acoustic guitar record. That’s right, just Matt and his “hybrid nylon/steel string” axe reading each other’s vibe and improvising delightful and patient trifles over the course of two Maine winter days. How can I describe what you’ll hear over the two sides of “Free to Be…”? How about simply using the first track’s title: “Meeting a Guide on the Sands of Time.” Mysterious, cosmic, ancient, full of meaning. LaJoie’s a perfect foil to everything we’ve heard so far, a little more down to earth, a little more introspective. We’ll take that." - Ryan Masteller, Tabs Out
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Matt Lajoie's third full-length solo guitar release (following 2014's "Unlisted" [Cabin Floor Esoterica] & 2017's "The Accidental Eye" [Early Music]) is the first to exclusively feature the hybrid nylon/steel string acoustic guitar last heard on his contribution to the "A Knife Like A Song You Can't Whistle" lathe-cut compilation (Cabin Floor, 2015). Recorded over two winter days at home in Maine, the intimate, no-frills automatic compositions on "Free to Be..." find Lajoie rediscovering the instrument in real time. Loose with the accepted language of guitar soli and American primitive, the songs arise from an honest devotional space familiar to those fluent in free expression: the warm, patient sound of each note giving birth to the next.

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released July 20, 2018

Matt Lajoie: six-string nylon/steel hybrid guitar

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