Spokane native Matthew Sonntag has some stories to share.  And he will sing them with brutal honesty.  His lyrics cover themes of growing up, heartbreak, and the contradictions present in society.  He is not one to mince words.  True to form, his singing voice is raw and emotive.  He came by the Local Lounge for the first time on April 27th, 2008.  Since then, his goal had been to write the songs for his first full-length CD before his 21st birthday, to capture a aural snapshot of his formative years.  The fruits of his labor have resulted in "The Goodbye Album"...that is, a "goodbye" to Matthew's childhood.  His CD release concert is imminent.  You can preview several tracks this Sunday on the Local Lounge as well as hear him perform a couple songs live in the studio.

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Hear the impassioned tunes of Matthew Sonntag on the 103.1 KCDA Local Lounge this Sunday, January 17th, at 10 pm PST.  Tune your radio to 103.1 FM in the Spokane/Post Falls/Coeur d'Alene area or listen live to the on-line audio stream at this website.  Just click on the "Listen Live" link in the upper-left corner of this page.

Here's a video of Matt performing his song "Circles and Scars"

UPDATE 01/20/2010
Here is Matthew's entire show as free, high-quality streaming audio:

Part 1 (19:48) Click Here

Part 2 (22:36) Click Here

Check out Matthew Sonntag's CD release concert for "The Goodbye Album" on Saturday, January 23rd, 8 pm at The BLVD (230 W Riverside Ave) in downtown Spokane.

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