8th Annual Beer bash

You’re Invited to the 8th Annual Beer Bash

Everyone Is Invited This Year, Not Just Officers! This year we’re kicking things off with a 2-hour concert at Aeronaut Brewing in Somerville, MA. This concert isn’t just for Officers, either, it’s open to the public. So invite your 21+ friends, strangers, and neighboring species to the show, and stick around for the brewery tour!
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Streaming is BACK

It’s been a long time, but now that I’ve FINALLY got my technological messes sorted out, I can stream EVERY WEEK. Just like I used to! We’re starting with an all new Live from the Composition Lab Tomorrow at 4pm EDT! You can watch and join the chat on my YouTube Channel or at www.matthewebel.com/live
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GO Cover Art

Yes, I Wrote a Pokémon Song.

Crowds of millennials, children, and nostalgic thirty-somethings collide. Their faces droop towards smartphones that could reheat a frozen pizza. Some fall from cliffs like fictional lemmings, some drive into stationary objects. Some are literally renting dogs from shelters so they don’t look like a tool as they wander around alone. Some just lose weight. WHAT
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Lizards, Summer Camps, Officers, and New Shows

It’s been weeks since I’ve played a live show, and I’m getting itchy. Time to fix that with two appearances and a live stream! Officers-Only Webcast – This Thursday! Every month I chat with my loyal Officers Club about stuff. Secret stuff. Also, I make noises with a piano and a mic. And there’s beer
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Beer & Coffee - Officer's Club Edition

Tennessee Never Cried – One for the Officers

And now another one just for my Officer’s Club… Tennessee Never Cried! Back in 2004 when I wrote this, I actually hoped to find a local string quartet I could borrow to play behind the piano. Unfortunately, musicians like to be paid… and talented string players in Nashville get paid a lot. And I was
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See Goodbye Planet Earth LIVE!

Goodbye Planet Earth LIVE On Stage

I’m so excited I could explode. Runtt and I will be performing all of my album “Goodbye Planet Earth” synchronized to the 2005 movie “The Hitchhiker’s Guide To The Galaxy” LIVE ONSTAGE this March! It’s been a while since I could announce this, but we always ask. The last time we did this was at
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Bringing Piano Rock To The World

Look where I’m going to be this year! March 11-13 – Dallas, TX Texas Furry Fiesta April 8-10 – Tyson’s Corner, VA Fur the ‘More August 25-29 – Algonquin Provincial Park, ONT Camp Feral Guest of Honour! I’m really looking forward to putting together a whole new piano rock show for 2016. We’re taking things
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Join me for the annual Beer Bash!

Next weekend is my annual Beer Bash, held at my place in Waltham, MA. Man, I can’t believe this is the seventh annual shindig. In a week of years, I’ve learned so much and been able to DO so much thanks to my supporters, subscribers, and friends. Normally, this event is limited only to my
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Meet Patreon

On, On, to Patreon

And with that, you (the fans) overwhelmingly shouted “just go to Patreon already.” Alright, let’s do this. A lot of shit is gonna change, though. I’ve been running a subscription-based system for seven years and Patreon is unlike anything I’ve encountered or concocted thus far. It’s also got the potential to drive even better creative
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HOSTP Digital Vinyl

HOSTP “Digital Vinyl” Version Launches Today

The “Digital Vinyl” version of High Orbit Saves The Pandas will be released EXCLUSIVELY to my Officer’s Club today. Wait… what is DIGITAL VINYL? It’s the next best thing to actual vinyl: These are the files that WOULD have been etched into vinyl if we’d made it that far. Differences in mastering give the music
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