Matman Showcase @ IDA UK Finals Friday 24th Nov ’17

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21 Nov

Matman Showcase @ IDA UK Finals Friday 24th Nov ’17

    I'll be showing off my skills during a 10 minute showcase set at this year's IDA UK & Ireland DJ Championships Final @ Hawker Yard in Birmingham! If you're in the area pop down, and don't forget the very next day I'm supporting the legend DJ Shortkut @ Hoxton Bar & Kitchen in East London, and on Sunday you can catch me controlling...

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08 Nov

Dj Shortkut (Invisibl Skratch Piklz/Beat Junkies) + DJ Matman Live In London 25.11.17

                Hyped to spinning at this one! Looking forward to supporting the legendary Beat Junkie / Skratch Pikl DJ Shortkut later this month for The Doctor's Orders at Hoxton Square Bar & Kitchen here in London! One of my favourite DJ's Peep the FB event page here: DJ Shortkut (Beat Junkies / Invisibl Skratch Piklz)   Tickets / info: WWW.THEDOCTORSORDERS.COM

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20 Oct

Vampire’s Crypt Halloween Party @ Red Lion 28.10.17

  I'm back in East London at the Red Lion Ballroom this Halloween to rock another spooky set after the annihilation of last year's Zombie Ball. This time around I will be channeling my inner Christopher Lee, taking the role as Count Dracula. Expect an eclectic party set featuring many horror-themed treats and turntable tricks.

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20 Oct

Kerb Street Food x DJ Matman 21.10.17

    Eat great food and party out to a Disco & Funk set I'll be rocking at Kerb street food's 5th Birthday party in Granary Square, Kings Cross this Saturday! More info HERE

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18 Sep

Matman @ UK Beatbox Championships 2017 26.11.17 @ The Garage

  I'll be mixing and scratching between rounds at this year's UK Beatbox championships here in London this November - check below for deets:   POPBOX.TV x 5th Element Agency x Lyrix Organix present: The mighty UK Beatbox Championships returns for the explosive 'Winner Takes All' all-day event with four crowns up for grabs in one of the most exhilarating dates in underground live music. World champions and top judges descend on...

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30 Aug

DJ Daredevil Tribute @ DMC World Final 2017 ft. Matman & many more!

Me and a tonne of the best scratch DJs in the country will be paying tribute to my late great brother DJ Daredevil at this year's World DMC finals - certain to involve a jam over Daredevil's ridiculously dope beats. London Posse are also performing, as well as 3 categories of DJ championships featuring the latest generation of turntablist talent from around the world. It's...

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04 Jul

R.I.P. Ben Smith a.k.a. DJ Daredevil

Rest in peace to my beloved dear brother Benjamin Smith aka DJ Daredevil. Ben passed away last Monday morning surrounded by his closest family members: Mum, Dad, big brother Jon and myself. Ben was an incredible soul with immense talent, intellect and a spark of mischief - strong, thoughtful and caring with a heart of gold. I love him so much, we have always been...

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28 Apr

Droppin’ Science Show Spring 2017 mixed by Matman

The Droppin' Science Show is back to bless your springtime with a fresh mix of new Hip Hop and Soul, hosted and mixed by Matman. This episode is dedicated to DJ Daredevil, get well soon bro! Featuring new music from: Kendrick Lamar, Nas, Skepta, Kaytranada, B. Bravo, Raekwon, Joey Bada$$, Run The Jewels, DJ Premier & Miguel, Thundercat, Your Old Droog, Oddisee, Roc Marciano, Phife...

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16 Apr

DJ Yoda + DJ Matman A/V sets @ Red Lion, Leytonstone

Catch me dropping a rare A/V set in support of DJ Yoda next month 06.05.17 at Red Lion Leytonstone! Warmup vibes by Johnny Drop

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24 Mar

The Notorious B.I.G. – ‘Life After Death’ 20th Anniversary Mixtape mixed by DJ Matman

New mix alert! Another collabo between myself, WhoSampled & Wax Poetics - this time celebrating the 20th anniversary of Biggie's classic 'Life After Death' LP! Featuring album tracks, alternative versions and of course plenty of original sample material! This weekend marks the 20th Anniversary of The Notorious B.I.G.'s seminal sophomore LP 'Life after Death', released just two weeks after his untimely death. In keeping with...

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14 Mar

History Of Hip Hop @ Lockside Camden 08.04.17

  Catch me spinning another 2000s era hip hop set for The Doctors Order's Hip Hop History night on April 8th 11PM-1AM, here's the full blurb: The Doctor's Orders Presents History of Hip-Hop 9pm-3am, Second Saturday of Every Month Lockside Camden, 75-89 Upper Walkway, London NW1 8AF More Info - www.thedoctorsorders.com £3 Advance || £5 on the Door Residents on Rotation: CWD & Ralphonze 90 With Special...

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08 Mar

Bad Boy Records / B.I.G. Party at cHIP sHOP, Brixton 10.03.17

  This Friday at cHIP sHOP catch me spinning a special BAD BOY RECORDS set all night long 9-1 in memory of the late great Notorious B.I.G. - expect plenty of jams from Biggie himself + associated artists 112, The Lox, Black Rob, Lil Kim, Faith Evans, Junior M.A.F.I.A., Puff Daddy, Ma$e, Craig Mack, Mary J Blige, Total etc. alongside classic Bad Boy Remixes!    

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25 Jan

DJ Daredevil Spinal Cancer / Disability Fund

My brother, flatmate, frequent collaborator and best friend Dj DareDevil aka Benjamin Smith has sadly been recently diagnosed with lymphoma, a type of cancer that has paralysed him from the waist down. Hopefully the nerve damage will be reversible, but recovery will take a very long time, a matter of years. I've set up a gofundme page crowdfunding page to help him out with future...

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05 Dec

Dan The Automator x Wax Poetics Interview (Edited by Matt ‘Matman’ Smith)

Since first learning the ropes a few years back while building A/V VJ sets, I’ve been getting more and more into the world of video editing... Here's my latest collaboration with Wax Poetics writer Alice Price-Styles - an interview with Bay Area producer extraordinaire Dan The Automator, a man responsible for an impressively large catalogue of classic music from the likes of Dr Octagon, The Gorillaz, Handsome Boy Modelling School,...

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28 Nov

DJ Ca$hmoney x Dj Matman x Dj Daredevil @ Red Lion this Saturday

Supporting the legend DJ Cash Money (1988 World DMC champion) at The Red Lion E11 this Saturday 03.12.16 alongside my brother Dj DareDevil (as Droppin' Science) + the MOOSE FUNK SQUAD - tickets available from Biletto.co.uk