17th Street

17th Street (2016)

A “coming of age story” about a young guy navigating his early 20’s as a transplant in a new city.  This full-length concept album blends a variety of styles like folk, country, showtunes, and piano-rock and is shaped by a broad range of musical influences – including Ben Folds, Zac Brown, and Ben Gibbard.
  • Music and Lyrics written by Matt Hobbs
  • Produced by Ben Holst and Matt Hobbs
  • Recorded at Doppler Studios in Atlanta, GA
  • Mixed and Mastered at 800 East Studios in Atlanta, GA
Good Enough

Good Enough (2011)

Matt’s debut album “Good Enough” is a compilation of piano-rock songs written during Matt’s time in Gainesville, FL, from 2006-2010.  Heavily influenced by the music of Ben Folds, this short album contains a mix of upbeat pop songs and emotional ballads.
  • Music and Lyrics by Matt Hobbs
  • Produced by Pat Valley
  • Recorded and mixed in Atlanta, GA

Special Projects and Covers

A collection of projects Matt’s done over the years – including commissioned songwriting jobs, songs from corporate events, musical characters, and covers of his favorite tunes.

Jesse & The Great Perhaps

Since 2012, Matt’s played with Atlanta indie folk trio Jesse and the Great Perhaps (alongside Jesse Nighswonger and Chris Adams).  The band is known for their high-energy performances, rich three-part vocal harmonies, and silly on-stage antics like improvised songs and costumes.

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