Matt Aragon

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Matt Aragon
Studio album by Dogwood
Released September 25, 2001
Genre Punk rock
Label Tooth & Nail Records
Dogwood chronology
Building a Better Me
(2000) Building a Better Me2000
Matt Aragon
(2003) Seismic2003

Matt Aragon is the sixth full-length album from San Diegan punk band Dogwood. The album's title is in honor of the band's long-time friend Matt Aragon, who had continued to support and encourage the band as a whole and the members as individuals during a stressful period around the album's production.[ citation needed ] The album was recorded in January 2001 at Motor Studios in San Francisco, and produced by Ryan Greene, most notable at the time for working with artists on the prominent punk record label Fat Wreck Chords such as NOFX, No Use for a Name, and Lagwagon. Guitarist Sean O'Donnell departed the band after the album's release. The album went on to win a 2002 San Diego Music Award for Best Punk album.

San Diego City in California, United States

San Diego is a city in the U.S. state of California. It is in San Diego County, on the coast of the Pacific Ocean in Southern California, approximately 120 miles (190 km) south of Los Angeles and immediately adjacent to the border with Mexico.

Punk rock is a rock music genre that developed in the mid-1970s in the United States, United Kingdom, Canada and Australia. Rooted in 1960s garage rock and other forms of what is now known as "proto-punk" music, punk rock bands rejected perceived excesses of mainstream 1970s rock. They typically produced short, fast-paced songs with hard-edged melodies and singing styles, stripped-down instrumentation, and often political, anti-establishment lyrics. Punk embraces a DIY ethic; many bands self-produce recordings and distribute them through independent record labels and other informal channels.

Dogwood is a punk rock band from Escondido, California founded in 1993. Their music has been compared to that of The Offspring, and they list Bad Religion, NOFX and Lagwagon as musical influences.

Track listing

  1. "1983"
  2. "Nothing is Everything"
  3. "Matt Aragon"
  4. "Lonely Road"
  5. "Juice"
  6. "Do or Die"
  7. "Point Counterpoint"
  8. "Singular"
  9. "Challenger"
  10. "Reasoner"
  11. "A Hope Unseen"
  12. "For What Its Worth"

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