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WKZE 98.1FM"In my 20 years in the music business as a musician, producer, and radio host, I have listened to countless indie releases. What Gives by Matt Turk is among the best of them! Strong songwriting with catchy hooks complemented by tasteful production, solid guitar playing, and compelling vocals are what sets What Gives apart. I'd put this album up against anything, indie or major label, and it would come out a winner."
--Todd Mack | Producer & Host
The Off The Beat-n-Track Radio Hour  WKZE 98.1FM
"Uplifting, passionate, and emotional performer."
Donegal Democrat, Ireland
The New York Times

From Local Artists, CD's to Tease the Ear

Susan Hodara | Oct. 5, 2003
"What Gives is 11 songs of heartfelt roots-rock..."

"From behind silver rectangular glasses and a scratchy old washboard, Fred Gillen Jr. reminds us that music can be a direct and accessible experience."

--J. Spica, WVKR FM

"New York singer/ songwriter Gillen may have East Coast origins, but his style and intensity reflect a own-home sensibility."

-- Ron Wynne, Nashville Scene


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