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Concerts

Phosphorescent performs at the 2013 Newport Folk Festival.

July 27, 2013 Watch Phosphorescent play the cosmic country song "Ride On/Right On" at the Newport Folk Festival.

Studio Sessions

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June 24, 2013 Singer Matthew Houck shares intimate, country-tinged songs from his band's latest album, Muchacho.

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Phosphorescent's Matthew Houck performs "Song for Zula" at WFUV in New York City.

April 27, 2013 Matthew Houck and his band visit WFUV to perform one of the best songs Houck has ever written.

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August 26, 2010 Listen to the gifted Brooklyn songwriter hit the sweet spot between country and rock.

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Discover Songs

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May 17, 2010 As Phosphorescent, Matthew Houck makes what some have called "celestial country" music.

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Reviews

Phosphorescent

May 17, 2010 As Phosphorescent, Matthew Houck makes what some have called "celestial country" music.

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More Stories

Screenshot from the video for Phosphorescent's "Song For Zula."

March 27, 2013 A video for Phosphorescent's "Song For Zula" wraps metaphorical chains around a story of heartbreak.

Phosphorescent's new album, Muchacho, comes out March 19.

March 3, 2013 Matthew Houck's best songs come off like conversations — wise and soft, and warmed by experience.

Matthew Houck of Phosphorescent performs a Tiny Desk Concert at the NPR Music offices.

September 1, 2011 Watch Matthew Houck play a stirring, road-ragged solo Tiny Desk Concert at the NPR Music offices.

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Beach House

December 3, 2010 Download host David Dye's five favorite songs from World Cafe's many 2010 performances.

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  • Album: Here's to Taking It Easy
  • Artist: Phosphorescent
  • Label: Dead Oceans Records
  • Released: 2010