"In his own way, this New Mexico native is taking cues from the likes of Waits, Steinbeck and Hemingway as he strives to shine light on the plight of working-class men and women in our time — and while that’s not always pretty, this record has very few blemishes.” -MARQUEE MAGAZINE
“. . . lush arrangements over Springteenesque stories about coal miners, factory workers and Hoffman himself, all wondering about their station in life and if there is something bigger out there.” -DENVER WESTWORD
"Channeling Bruce Springsteen through a folk and Americana sound . . . In our divisive times we are need of artistic voices to speak for the everyman and his struggles without judgement, and 'Letters' makes it clear that New Mexican possesses this ability.” -GLIDE MAGAZINE
“ . . . real life, real stories of people, and getting back to the heart of what makes us tick.” -THE NEW SCENE
“Feet-in-the-Dirt Honesty . . . depth of experience . . . gorgeously melodic.” -THE DENVER POST REVERB
New Mexican is the solo project of American folk rock musician Matt Hoffman.