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Rich King Matthews

Years Active 2012 to present

Genre Indie, Folk, Experimental

Members Josh Money Peter Money Emily Matthews Forrest King Blake Skinner

Describe Your Sound

Rich King Matthews write songs that make you think, feel good and wanna dance. With a merge of folk, indie and pop, RKM want to make sure that no song sounds the same and that every chorus gets stuck in your head – leaving you with a smile every time.



Tyler Cooper


The band formed after brothers Peter and Josh collaborated at their parents home in the hills. After roughly recording a song or two the boys were pushed to find more members to create that band sound. This is where ex members of 44th sunset Emily and Forrest where found. To thicken the bands sound bass guitarist Blake was inducted.


Band influences would be - The Kooks, Mumford & Sons, Noah and the Whale, Bon Iver

Shared Bills With

Burst and Bloom, Tashi, Jacob Wylde, Mountain Strangers, Val Verde, Villian, Matt Burke, Michael Day, Three Hands One Hoof, The Crossbars.

Career Highlights

Big Splash Band Comp
Recording Into the Wild

Current Activity

The band finds themselves taking a two month break over the x-mss period as front man Josh sets off on an adventure around the world. Over this time the other members of the band are working profusely towards creating a future for themselves. All members are still meeting weekly at rehearsal to practice, whilst also meeting fortnightly with manager Tyler for pre production on their up and coming EP. In amongst this backing vocalists Peter and Emily are keeping the fans happy by doing acoustic gigs whilst Blake also does his separate solo cover gigs.

Shared Members With

Sweet Side Effect, 44th Sunset, Room For Reason, Why Georgia

Releases by Rich King Matthews

Into the Wild

HR Records