CD REVIEW: Matthew Mayfield "Man-Made Machines"

Man-Made MacHines
Matthew Mayfeild's "Man-Made Machines" shows elements of his rock and roll past in his folk rock recordings. Although Mayfeild has found new life in creating singer/songwriter music, the rock lives inside him. "A Cycle" and "Safe & Sound" show off hos Mayfield two musical worlds mesh together with precision. Matthew Mayfield is a truely talented musician that has range and depth. Listening to his music, such as on this EP, you can hear the level of emotion in his lyrics and the dedication to the creation of beautiful songs. Hard work and passion have proven to be great qualities of Matthew Mayfield, and with the release of each of his EPs, you get a sense that these principals are what drive the creativity.