M. the Heir Apparent | Photo by Jason Tang.



M. the Heir Apparent is the moniker of Berkeley, California songwriter Kyle Terrizzi.

Sounds like: Ed Sheeran, John Mayer, David Gray, Glen Phillips – i.e. Contemporary singer/songwriter. Strong, bright, and emotive male vocal with modern, electro-acoustic production.

heir ap•par•ent – An heir apparent or heiress apparent is a person who is first in a line of succession and cannot be displaced from inheriting by the birth of another person. […] The term is also used metaphorically to indicate an "anointed" successor to any position of power. [Source: Wikipedia]



Direct support: Matt Nathanson (West Coast Tour 2019), Jon Bellion, Tennis, Cody Simpson, Laura Gibson, Matt Pond PA, John Craigie, Holly Miranda, Peter Mulvey, and many, many, more.

San Francisco Headline Show: EP Release at The Lost Church, December 2017 • SOLD OUT

Notable Showcases: SoFar Sounds (San Francisco), Fog City Fest (San Francisco), Yoshi’s (San Francisco), BazaarStock (San Francisco)



The Oberlin Review : M. the Heir Apparent discusses success, music career (2019)

"...achingly beautiful." Relate Magazine

"Paints a fantastic portrait...with poetic flair and gentle humility."
Performer Magazine

"...tugs at your heart."
SF Chronicle

"...lyrically and emotionally potent songs...an accomplished storyteller."

"...the natural ability to cut straight to the heart."
Free Bike Valet



All inquiries to: thisismxoxo@gmail.com


M. the Heir Apparent | Photo by Jason Tang.




Live at Neumos - Seattle, WA | Photo by Jason Tang.