Weekend Recall | Mattiel

by Christopher Andrew Armstrong

After a chance Nashville run-in with rock n’ roll heavyweight Jack White, Mattiel Brown decided it was time to put the music career into full-time focus. She paired up with Jonah Swilley and started writing and recording music inspired by turn-of-the-century garage rockers like the White Stripes and the Black Lips. As the band incorporated touring into their itinerary, their audiences grew, which gave them the confidence to start releasing albums. Their second full-length, Satis Factory, came out earlier this year via ATO Records.

Mattiel gives Flaunt a Weekend Recall, with pictures and stories from a weekend spent soaking up sun at a pristine beach in Spain. What a life!

“This was at sunset on the southern coast of Spain right before our live set on the beach!’

“This was at sunset on the southern coast of Spain right before our live set on the beach!’

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“Middle of nowhere, Spain, on the drive to Los Canos de Meca. At least half of our time is spent in a van. Thankfully this drive was beautiful the entire way to the coast.”

“Middle of nowhere, Spain, on the drive to Los Canos de Meca. At least half of our time is spent in a van. Thankfully this drive was beautiful the entire way to the coast.”

“My co-conspirator and partner in crime, Jonah Swilley. Also known as Jone Bone. La Azohia, Spain.”

“My co-conspirator and partner in crime, Jonah Swilley. Also known as Jone Bone. La Azohia, Spain.”

“My alter ego, Matt, performing in Madrid.”

“My alter ego, Matt, performing in Madrid.”

“Me applying makeup for Jonah at our show in Madrid. I’m still in awe that they all agreed to do this with me. It was so much fun.”

“Me applying makeup for Jonah at our show in Madrid. I’m still in awe that they all agreed to do this with me. It was so much fun.”

“My absolute favorite seaside dish ever - Camarones . Los Canos de Meca, Spain”

“My absolute favorite seaside dish ever - Camarones . Los Canos de Meca, Spain”

“More Spanish beach sunset!! One of the best sunsets of my life”

“More Spanish beach sunset!! One of the best sunsets of my life”

“Band (minus Travis) at sunset & my amazing tour manager Pete Smith. La Azohia, Spain.”

“Band (minus Travis) at sunset & my amazing tour manager Pete Smith. La Azohia, Spain.”

“Feelings of pure joy after recording my voice on a wax cylinder and hearing it played back. This amazing man from London brought an original Edison machine from 1902 to the island to do this.”

“Feelings of pure joy after recording my voice on a wax cylinder and hearing it played back. This amazing man from London brought an original Edison machine from 1902 to the island to do this.”

“Boat ride to San Simon island”

“Boat ride to San Simon island”

“Amazing beach surrounded by mountains in La Azohia, Spain”

“Amazing beach surrounded by mountains in La Azohia, Spain”

“Day off at the beach Los Canos de Meca, Spain. Finally got a tan.”

“Day off at the beach Los Canos de Meca, Spain. Finally got a tan.”

Check out Satis Factory via Spotify below.