Major Matt Mason. "You gotta pay a pretty price if you want everything for free!" When I was first dipping my toes into Antifolk scene in 2005, Major Matt Mason stood out to me as a songwriter to aspire to. A guitar and a voice. No bullshit, no pretense, just a straightforward approach and reminiscences of Neil Young. New York felt over to me when Matt and his partner Nan (of the band Schwervon!) moved to Kansas 4 maybe 5 years ago. The scene was never the same again!