Scene News: Perth’s Matty T Wall announces tour and new video!

Photo by Mary Boukouvalas

WA blues guitar slinger Matty T Wall announces that he’ll be legging it over to the east coast this August in support of his new single ‘Broken Heart Tattoo’.

Hard rocking and big bopping, ‘Broken Heart Tattoo’ tells a tall tale of treachery over a walking bass line – one night, two protagonists, two gunshots and a deadly duel over the girl with the self-referential trademark. The song was inspired by the track ‘Be Cool’ by Albert Collins, another story that ends in a gunshot.

The animated video for ‘Broken Heart Tattoo’ was created by the team at Jumbla in Melbourne and they’ve put together suitably rough, dark, and violent, almost Tarantino-esque imagery in keeping with the murderous themes of the tune.

 ‘Broken Heart Tattoo was recorded for the album ‘Blue Skies’, at the Rada Studios in Perth.

Photo by Mary Boukouvalas Photo by Mary Boukouvalas

Says Matty – “For any interested guitarists out there, the main riff was played on a Santana PRS (signed by PRS himself) and played through a cranked 1969 Marshall Plexi. It has become one of my favourite tones of the album, and started my quest for the perfect Marshall amp.  I originally intended to aim for a “Money For Nothing” type guitar tone, but I am very happy where it ended up”.

CLICK HERE to join Matty’s mailing list and receive your free download of ‘Broken Heart Tattoo’

See Matty live:

Tour Dates

Tuesday 8th August
MBAS Jam, Flemington Bowls Club, VIC
Free entry

Wednesday 9th August
Muddy’s Blues Roulette, The Catfish, Fitzroy, VIC
Free entry

Thursday 10th August
National Press Club of Australia, Barton, ACT
Free entry

Friday 11th August
The Old Manly Boatshed, Manly, NSW

Saturday 12th August
The Stag & Hunter, Newcastle, NSW
Free entry

Sunday 13th August
Beaches, Thirroul, NSW
Free entry

Tuesday 15th of August
The Perth Blues Club, North Perth WA
Tix on the door
$15 / $10 for members

Saturday 19th August
The Ellington Jazz Club, Perth, WA

Friday 1st September
Settlers tavern, Margaret River, WA
Free entry

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