Infectious Acoustic Indie Pop from South Africa. - Matt Carstens: High
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posted 06 Nov 2019 by Krister Axel
Matt Carstens is ready to take his chances on the rapture of an instant chemistry, with a bold and unapologetic commitment to living his life to the fullest.

Matt Carstens is a talented 21-year-old singer-songwriter from Gordon’s Bay whose infectious indie-pop hits and electric-acoustic ballads have taken the nation by storm. His honest and beautifully-written songs enjoy constant airplay, and he is proud to be among the most promising up-and-coming musicians from South Africa.

His latest single High brings together a rhythmic hook on the acoustic guitar with an exploration of the attraction between young lovers, tempered by the inherent dissonance between perception and reality. High is a confection of pure indie folk-pop, and serves as a calling card for this exciting young talent. Matt Carstens is ready to take his chances on the rapture of an instant chemistry, with a bold and unapologetic commitment to living his life to the fullest.

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Krister Bjornson Axel

Ashland, Oregon

Paris, France. Madison, Wisconsin. Los Angeles. Ashland, Oregon. Ottawa. I write music, I write about music, and I write code. See also: photography, prose, podcasting. I have 1 gorgeous wife, 2 amazing kids, and many interests.


Recent Awards: 2020 ND (Photo) Honorable Mention, 2020 Accenti Writing Contest Finalist


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