Matt Krefting Writer and musician

Matt Krefting is a writer and musician living in Easthampton, MA. He formed the Son of Earth trio with Aaron Rosenblum and John Shaw in 2000, played in the short-lived but much-loved slop-glam group The Believers, released a CD of rock covers on Ecstatic Peace!, plays in Idea Fire Company, and has been making solo tape music since he was 17. His High Hopes LP on Open Mouth Records was described as "profoundly affecting" by Volcanic Tongue, "new classic music" by Vital Weekly, and "a spectacular achievement" by Swill Radio. His writing has been published by Glass Eye Books and Kendra Steiner Editions, as well as in The Wire. Follow his blog at