Produced by Travis Hill of The Looking Glass Recording in Atlanta, GA (Microwave, Blis), Relative North is one step closer to the "Matthew Mulnix sound". Through songs like "Whiskey Lullabies" and "Lock and Key", I give you a sense of the experiences and growth I've had as a person since my first album, The Truth Exposed. Ditching the absolute truth declarations found in the tracks of The Truth Exposed, Relative North finds me tackling themes of relative morality and one's moral compass.
(Joel Funk via Substream Magazine)
Sure, a twinkling guitar may peek it’s head every now and then, but Mulnix has a sound that feels largely inspired by acts like Jason Mraz (a much less embarrassing version, albeit); his work is often lyrically dense with plenty of word-play that seems to effortlessly melt into perfectly structured pop melody.
The sing-speak cadence of the track will playfully roll through your head for days, leaving you helplessly singing along before you even know all of the words. The track is so immediate that you’ll fumble around the lyrics, mumbling until you’re able to proudly spit out shockingly stark lyrics like “Life’s a shot most can swallow, but I caught her choking on the burden and blame."