Nonetheless, their overarching MO remains simple. "There's so much other hard stuff in life," says Johnson. "Music and art is an escape to have fun and enjoy things. When we get to play music and just have a good time, all that hard shit about everything just escapes out your fingertips."

MATT AND KIM + JAVELIN + FLETCHER C. JOHNSON | House of Blues, 15 Lansdowne St, Boston | November 4 @ 7 pm | All ages | $18 | 888.693.2583 or hob.com/boston

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