Having only come to your music recently, can you tell me about your musical history and how A Cloud of Ravens came about?

Matt: Hi Dave, like probably most people who end up in bands, I grew up in a musical household. My mom always played records at home and the radio in the car. She sang opera professionally in the’90s and played several instruments. I gravitated towards Punkand Hardcore when I was about 13-14, which, coming from a home of modest means, was the first thing I’d really ever identified with as a kid, and is still the lens through which I view the world. I got my first guitar at about 15 and started a death rock band as soon as I figured out a barre chord…

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