About Model CitizenLong-running Alabama based band featuring members of the Dexateens, Necronomikids, Lee Bains III & Gloryfires and more. Matt Patton (guitar, vocals), Mike Gaut (drums), and Justin Colburn (bass, vocals). Read Full Bio
- 50 Years of The Upsidedown Plaza
- Halloween 2012: Model Citizen releases Evil Wing digital single, supports Diamond Rugs at Workplay.
- Christmas show, Birds of Prey mp3
- Au Ras Au Ras debut full-length out now
- Guess who’s coming to practice? Model Citizen shows feature special guest bassist this weekend!
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Press release, October 31, 2012: Long before he contributed his first snaking, gospel-rooted bassline to Southern musical luminaries like the Drive-By Truckers, Dexateens, Paul “Wine” Jones, Candi Staton and countless others, Matt Patton was fronting the Alabama garage-punk progenitors Model … Continue reading
Birds of Prey was written on the spot one night at 600 Studios in Tuscaloosa. I believe we were doing some additional tracking there following the Inner Fool sessions. The song was eventually recorded at the Sweatbox in Austin, TX … Continue reading
We have had more than our fair share of bass players over the years. There were those who went away mad and those who just went away. For the past three years or more our friend Justin Colburn of Lee … Continue reading
Way back in 2005 13 Ghosts released a full-length record called Cicada. Among its many great songs there’s one called A Model Citizen Flip. If you read liner notes you’ll discover I actually played guitar on it. And, it’s a … Continue reading
We played a show benefiting the AHMEN charity this past weekend. Our friends Black Willis also participated. Together we raised about $500. AHMEN works to feed children living off of a dump site in Honduras. I was watching Anthony Bourdain’s … Continue reading