American War-Symptoms


Posted in Albums on March 19th, 2013

Matt (of The Sidekicks ) returns to hit those high notes while crooning about the lowest of lows.

American War-Mr. Mystery

Mr. Mystery

Posted in Sessions on September 27th, 2011

This was recorded at the same time as The Sidekicks' session. It was great hanging out with these guys all day, and to see them play again. I'm extremely stoked for Matt's new American War record, which will hopefully be coming out soon. For now, pick up his LP "Rhetoric" on Shout Out Loud Records or...

American War-American Tour Part Five

American Tour Part Five

Posted in Series on May 4th, 2011

Day 5 of the 2010 American War tour. Columbus,OH. More to come soon! Songs include. American War-Rolling Vialka-Everyone's Talking (No One's Listening) Vialka is an amazing band from France. And the little girl featured is their amazing daughter. Please check them out @

American War-American Tour Part Four

American Tour Part Four

Posted in Series on January 23rd, 2011

Day 4 of the 2010 American War tour. Rock Island, IL. More to come soon! Songs include. American War-Fanning Flames Listen to the rest of this session over at

American War-American Tour Part Three

American Tour Part Three

Posted in Series on June 3rd, 2010

Day 3 of the 2010 American War tour. Chicago, IL. With a special guest appearance. More to come soon! Songs include. American War-Old Love in Young Bodies Sloppy Joe-My Girl, My World Filmed and everything'd by Jon Washington

American War-American Tour Part Two

American Tour Part Two

Posted in Series on May 17th, 2010

Day 2 of the 2010 American War tour. Chicago, IL. More to come soon! Songs include. American War - Bricks Andy Cook - Grow Strong Grow strong is slightly cut down for time. Filmed by Jon Washington.

American War-American Tour Part One

American Tour Part One

Posted in Series on May 10th, 2010

Day 1 of the American War/Andy cook tour 2010. We left our comfy homes for about a week and a half to bring music to the peeps. Thanks to everyone who helped us on the way. There is more parts to come. This was the first time i ever used my new camera and sound equipment. So if anything sounds...

American War-Rhetoric


Posted in Albums on November 8th, 2009

I saw Matt play about a year ago when I was in Columbus for a show. Since then he's recorded a split with Andy Cook, and this amazing 9 song gem of a record. One of the first things that popped into my head was its resemblance to Davey von Bohlen's band Vermont, or even some of the more...

American War-Bricks


Posted in Sessions on January 22nd, 2009

This is the last recording I did on tour, and one of my favorites. It was done in the amazing Chop Chop gallery in Columbus, Ohio, after a fun night of music and the gadabout film fest. Check out AW's split with Andy Cook, another IYMI alumni.