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Matt A. Thorne

Matt A. Thorne

29.01.2011

FezDispenser

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For immediate release: Fez Dispenser: Live without a publicist.

Fez Dispenser's self titled debut CD is not for everyone. That's the good news. Fez Dispenser is a prime example of what one forward thinking musician can accomplish when he's not beholden to anyone.

California based producer Matt Thorne has never had it any other way. "Music is communication. The subtext of music made under the old system was 'please buy my shirt! I owe these lawyers a lot of money'. I can't imagine trying to …