Matthewdavid at home with amidst his machines.
It was an honor to shed some light on one of the hardest working L.A. music-makers that I know, the inimitable and truly interstellar Matthewdavid.
It was a balmy spring afternoon and the day’s woozy effect seemed magnified within the cozy, white, hillside backhouse in Highland Park. Through an open window, sunlight and breeze streamed into the home recording studio of Matthew McQueen, a.k.a. Matthewdavid, who at 26 has amassed a laundry-list of extant titles: artist, engineer, label head, local promoter, radio host/DJ, digital content manager and, in his words, “interstellar cross-collaborator” …
Read the entire article, a true labor of love, over at the L.A. Times.
The official Aural Standards cassette rig (click for full view).
It’s going down at the Hyperion Tavern in Silver Lake tonight. Dublab’s Top Tape monthly starts at 10 p.m., and the DJ (CJ?) list is strictly sign-up. All cassettes, all night. It’s usually a mix of East Side music-makers (folks like Sun Araw, Matthewdavid, Walter Gross, Speculator, Jon Wayne and, on occasion, Money Mark) and wannabes like me, spooling out the sludgy, time-warped jams for all to enjoy. Ever hear “Kiss From a Rose” on Promethazine? Try it.
A list of recommended L.A.-area shows for the coming week (plus clips for instant gratification). Click “details” for descriptions. More after the jump.
Music: Seu Jorge
Vitals: Club Nokia on Saturday, Aug. 14
(details at L.A. Weekly)
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Tagged Childish Gambino, Club Nokia, Dead Meadows, Downtown, Earthless, Echo Park, Ford Amphitheatre, Hollywood, Jogger, matthewdavid, Seu Jorge, Silver Lake, Sun Araw, The Bootleg Theater, The Echo
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Tagged Alpha Pup, anticon., Baths, beat music, Busdriver, chillwave, cover songs, Daniel Johnston, Dog Bite, Dr. Strangeloop, K-The-I???, Leaving Records, Los Angeles, Low End Theory, Manimal Vinyl, mashups, matthewdavid, Mayer Hawthorne, Michael Nhat, Mush Records, music news, Night Horse, Prefuse 73, R. Kelly, Stones Throw, Tee Pee Records, The Hood Internet, Veux, VOICEsVOICEs
Take and Matthewdavid's All City Records split
Hello! Come one come all. Tune in and drop out of the daily grind with the sweet, sweet sounds of L.A. residents Take and Matthewdavid. These beat scene regulars have come together to share two sides of a sorely limited 10-inch platter that’s a must own for fans of progressive electronic fare.
Dig in to the latest installment of INCHES here.
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Tagged All City Records, free mp3s, Ireland, L.A. beat scene, Los Angeles, matthewdavid, Take, vinyl