Influences: Alice In Chains, Maya Angelou, Arctic Monkeys, The Band, Banksy, BB King, Beardyman, Beastie Boys, The Beatles, Beethoven, Ben Folds, Billy Bragg, Billy Joel, Bjork, The Blues Brothers, Bob Dylan, Bruce Lee, Charlie Christian, Charlie Parker, Cleft, Cormac McCarthy, David Bazan, David Lee Roth, Debussy, Dizzy Gillespie, Django Reinhardt, Douglas Adams, Ed Bickert, Ella Fitzgerald, Eminem, Fats Waller, Fishbone, Fred Hammond, George & Ira Gershwin, The Goon Show, Gungor, Howard Ashman and Alan Menken, Howling Wolf, Iron Maiden, It Bites, James Brown, Jason Isbell, Jellyfish, Joe Satriani, Jesus, John Scofield, John Williams, Jonathan Coulton, J.S. Bach, Judas Priest, Kate Bush, Kings X, ks Rhoads, Led Zeppelin, Le Mystere De Voix Bulgares, Leonard Bernstein, Living Colour, Marc Maron, The Marx Brothers, Martin McDonagh, Motown, Mountain Schmountain, Mucca Pazza, Nik Kershaw, Paul Simon, Philip Glass, The Presidents Of The United States Of America, The Proclaimers, Public Enemy, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Richard and Robert Sherman, Robben Ford, Ry Cooder, Scott Bradley, Scott Joplin, Shostakovitch, Skrillex, Sonny Boy Williamson I, Sonny Boy Williamson II, Spike Jones, Stevie Wonder, Steve Vai, System Of A Down, Take 6, Trio Bulgarka, Van Halen, Tom Waits.
2020 ++++ I love FAWM. I love FAWMers. But I won't be taking part this year - writing or listening.
If you know me and want to keep in touch - please shoot me an email. I'd LOVE to hear from you!
Hane an EXCELLENT FAWM!!!
Guitar teacher by day (and night). Spent 30 years writing and playing everything from Hair Metal to Iranian Bagpipe music. Wrote 5 songs a year on average. Joined FAWM in 2011 and have written over 200 songs since.
My Discography https://mattblick.bandcamp.com
Fifty Five Stories Down LP 
My Ride SINGLE 
Everything In The World Is Fighting Everything In The Sky EP 
Let's Build An Airport EP 
I run Beatles Songwriting Academy (http://beatlessongwriting.blogspot.co...)
Here's what I'm doing now http://www.mattblick.com/now
No songs by this fawmer (yet).
I'm sorry to hear you won't be competing this year! I hope everything goes well for you this year!! Btw I listened to your song "Tonight" and I really liked it!
I wish you good fortune in the carnage to come.
Hope things are good with you! Happy FAWM...
Hope you are doing well, Matt.
I understand-- decluttering is rather important for mental health! Do take care 😀
Please come FAWM this year!