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MATT TARKA ANNOUNCES SEPTEMBER 29, 2017 EP RELEASE 

The upcoming powerpop EP from Matt Tarka, Vision Hazy, is a rotating photo album of bright memories and golden nostalgia that winds along an open road. The EP was mixed by Mitch Easter (R.E.M., Dinosaur Jr.) and is due…

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New EP "Vision Hazy" Available 9-29-17! -July Shows!-

Hey All! 

Matt here. Hope you are having a might fine summer so far.... 

Wanted to send a few updates in your direction.

Progress is cooking on the record. Mastering was completed in early May and will be available on…

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Mixing for New EP Done & Upcoming May shows!

Hey All! 

Great news! Just finished mixing my next EP down at the Fidelitorium in NC, and is on to mastering at the end of the month. This next batch of songs will be out to rattle your ears…

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Surely Late EP Turns 1 ! New EP in Fall 2017

Hello Folks! 

Matt here. I want to thank you for all of your kind words and support over the past few years. It means the world to me, and I truly would not be able to keep the momentum going…

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New Music Video - "Surely Late"

Hi Folks!

My new video for "Surely Late" -- the title track off my new EP is here for your viewing pleasures.

Many thanks to Springwood Productions, Lara Supan, Jess Grace Garcia, Jon Garcia , Kirby, Rinny and all the good folks who…

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Happy 2017 ! !

Hello Friends,

Last year, I released a 4 song EP called "Surely Late." Some great people helped bring these songs to life, and I continue to feel extremely fortunate. Have you listened to it? I have CD and Vinyl copies…

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July 2016 "Summer Heat" edition!

Hello Hello! 

It’s been a little while since I’ve been able to sit down, get out of the sweltering heat, and give you an update as to what’s been happening. June was filled with some fantastic shows at Coffee Nature…

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Major May Update - And Lots of June News Too!!

Hey Folks! 

Been a couple minutes, and it feels like high time to give you a proper update as to what’s going on in my neck of the woods. First, my new EP is out! It’s called Surely Late and…

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Happy Spring 2016 

Hi there, folks! I hope this update finds you basking in the sunlight.  Flowers are blooming. We are starting to see a few glimpses of this year’s cherry blossom trees in DC, so that’s always a treat! 

Just got…

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Happy New Year! 2016

Hi Folks! 

Happy New Year to you! Seems like a good time to update the old bloggie blog. 

First up, I was quoted in That Music Mag for a feature they did on the 35th Anniversary of the prestigious 9:30…

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Fall Update - News on Upcoming EP

Hello there, Friends!    If your locale is the East Coast, hope you are finding ways of staying dry under these wet October skies.     I come bearing new news! 

We are on track for…