Matman June ’19 Gigs

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12 Jun

Matman June ’19 Gigs

My website has been a little neglected recently sorry peeps! Here's a rundown of where to catch me spinning the rest of this month. I have plenty of new mixes & edits dropping soon, watch this space!

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09 Apr

Matman Super Hero DJs “Work Hard” Challenge

My entry for the SUPER HERO DJs #heroesworkhard challenge - a 1 min DJ routine with stems of ‘Work Hard’ by Dirty Dens. I used ‘em unedited, just added some cue points and looped a snare, this is what I came up with!

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22 Mar

Main Squeeze @ CLA arts Cafe aka Bussey Building 29.03.19

Looking forward to rocking CLA arts Cafe aka the Bussey Building next Friday with my peeps DJ Cable, Bobafatt & Mofingaz at Main Squeeze next Friday - 3 of the best DJs I know! Official blurb:   HIP HOP THEY WON'T STOP!!! Fri Mar 29 - MAIN SQUEEZE SPRING SPECIAL with DJ CABLE, DJ Mo Fingaz, DJ BobaFatt + cut & paste chemist Matt Smith 'Matman' here to mash up the place with...

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18 Mar

Matman Old School Hip Hop Mix LIVE @ Hip Hop Barbershop [Video/Audio]

Here's a LIVE set I rocked recently at the Hip Hop Barbershop - just over an hour of me blending and scratching old school classics, with a couple of more recent songs, remixes & mashups thrown in the mix! Video above, audio & tracklist below.   Shout to DJ Pavlos & Porters Barbers for getting me down! IG: @djmatman @hiphop.barbershop FB: www.facebook.com/djmatman1 www.djmatman.com   Tracklist: 01....

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10 Mar

New Matman Scratch Videos

I've been neglecting my website recently! Sorry peeps - to keep fully up to date with me add me on Instagram: @djmatman or like my facebook page: www.facebook.com/djmatman1 - in the meantime here's a couple of recent videos for the scratch nerds out there: 1. Matman Beat Juggling Run DMC - 'Sucker MC's' vinyl 45s This is not easy ! Massive shout to the x-men...

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05 Feb

J Dilla Changed My Life 10.02.19

Looking forward to this one! I’ll be dropping a set of Dilla vocals based on my mixtape ‘Jay Dee the MC’ ! checkout my instagram: @djmatman for a sneak preview ;) official blurb: Sun 10th Feb is set to be most explosive J Dilla Changed My Life tribute to date! . The UK’s only official J Dilla tribute that is sanctioned by his family, the...

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22 Nov

Matman x WhoSampled x Wax Poetics – Snoop Doggy Dogg ‘Doggystyle’ 25th Anniversary Mix

This Friday marks the 25th anniversary of the classic Snoop Dogg album "doggystyle" ! ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ In collaboration with WhoSampled & Wax Poetics I’ve produced this mixtape of original sample material, album tracks, alt. versions & interview snippets to celebrate! On 23rd November 1993, Snoop Dogg released his debut solo LP Doggystyle. Hot on the heels of his standout appearances on Dr. Dre's 1992 solo debut The Chronic, Doggystyle rocketed Snoop to stardom. Following in the sonic footsteps of The Chronic, the...

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28 Aug

My brother DJ Daredevil’s New LP ‘One Time’ is out now!!

  My late great brother Dj DareDevil's first LP just dropped on Chopped Herring Records!! Cop it HERE on vinyl & CD and check it HERE on spotify. A collaboration album with Boston-based MC Judge The Disciple, 'One Time' combines hard hitting boom bap beats with thoughtful lyricism and includes features from Akrobatik, Saucy Lady & Oblivious. Ben was working hard on this project before he passed,...

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16 Aug

Expansion Fest @ Rolling Rock, Dalston 19.08.18 – Big line up for charity!

Attention peeps! @expansion_festival will be raising funds for @bloodwise blood cancer charity on Sunday August 19th featuring a heavyweight lineup at a great venue: @rollingstocklondon in Dalston! Expansion formerly known as TACO (The Annual CookOut) has been a private annual event for the last decade hosted by @chocolatebearproductions - my brother @therealdjdaredevil played at many of these, following his passing and the loss of another close family friend of CBP it was decided to go...

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08 Aug

Matman x TDO 13th bday @ Fest, London 11.08.18

This Saturday catch me amongst a huge line up of 13 djs & acts @ Fest in Camden (formerly Proud) to celebrate 13 years of The Doctor's Orders hip hop nights! I'll be spinning the main room 12.45-1.30. Also catch me rocking the Big Chill in Kings Cross on Friday (10.08.18) 9pm-3am ! Official blurb: THE DOCTOR’S ORDERS 13th Birthday 13 Acts / 1 night...

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08 Aug

Matman @ Big Chill, Kings Cross 10.11.18

Back in Kings Cross this Friday spinning 5.5 hours of upfront Rnb, Hip Hop, House & Garage anthems old and new all night long at The Big Chill House in Kings Cross - Come Get Some! 9.30-3.00, Free Entry all night

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27 Jun

DJ Daredevil Tribute Mix

One year ago today my brother Ben aka Dj Daredevil passed away, he is sorely missed. An extremely prolific producer, he left behind a huge archive of beats, tracks and remixes, many as yet unreleased. I put together this mix to showcase his talents and pay tribute to my bro - featuring original collaborations, remixes, DJ tracks, beats, excerpts from a 2016 interview and a whole heap...

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04 Jun

New video! Wilson Pickett ‘Land of 1000 Dances’ [Hot stepper] Routine

Here's a fresh beat juggle using an old funk track who's lyrics no doubt inspired Ini kamoze's massive 90s hit 'Hot Stepper' - I flipped the two songs and ended with a snippet of 'Jigsy King & Tony Curtis 'My Sound A Murder'. Last week I posted this video to instagram with the caption "I'm not planning on entering the Red Bull Thre3style DJ contest this...

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26 May

Matman in Shoreditch all weekend: All The Way Up & Bey-Z!

            Catch me dropping upfront Hip Hop, RnB & Bashment bombs from all eras for All The Way Up at Lighthouse Club on Saturday night, and on Sunday catch me and Hwen Rascale rocking Jay-z & Beyonce bangers all night at Old St Records for Bey-Z! Including special guest appearances...

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01 May

This Weekend! Kerb fest @ Southbank, ATWU @ Lighthouse & Hip Hop Turns 45

Catch me dropping bombs this bank holiday weekend: Kerb does alchemy disco/rare groove set @ Southbank Centre Saturday 6.30-10.30, All The Way Up bank holiday special @ lighthouse, Shoreditch Saturday 1.30-3am & on Sunday I'll be rocking hip hop classics 12-3am for Hip Hop turns 45 @ Venn St records, Clapham (following sets from fellow London dons Snips & Chris Read). You can also catch...