Often likened to artists such as The Tallest Man On Earth, Steve Smyth and Karl S Williams - Perennial Sydney favourite Direwolf (Matthew Jon Dewar) is surfacing from 2 years of introspection and writing for a string of shows beginning at Leadbelly to showcase his enormously anticipated debut full length album entitled "To Do Away With Hopelessness"
"Not one for small talk - his sets are lovestruck dirges, charting characters as they struggle through the absurd perils and splendid crescendos of life, he also has rather expressive feet, tracing quick hieroglyphics on the ground as he plays." - The Brag
"His name is true to his music, full of tragic howls and lingering sadness" - Sofar Sounds Sydney
"I can hear this being a really special song to a lot of people. It's filled with some pretty genuine emotion.” – Dave Ruby Howe, Triple J
Also joined by much admired writers Caitlin Harnett and Carl Manwarring.