The Halloween Zombie Ball ft. Shepdog (Nice Up Records) & Matman @Red Lion Ballroom 29.10.16

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27 Oct

The Halloween Zombie Ball ft. Shepdog (Nice Up Records) & Matman @Red Lion Ballroom 29.10.16

I've been forgetting to post gigs recently, my bad! Here's a late notice invite to The Zombie Ball this Saturday, held in their newly opened upstairs ballroom space (recently rocked by legendary selctor Norman Jay) - catch me alongside Nice Up Records head honcho DJ Shepdog dropping murderous music all night long! Tickets are just £4 in advance from here: https://billetto.co.uk/en/events/the-zombie-ball (£6 tax on the...

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20 Sep

DJ Spinbad (NYC), Matman & Jazz T @ Red Gallery, Shoreditch 08.10.16

Super hyped to perform alongside one of the greatest djs to ever do it and master of mixtapes DJ Spinbad straight outta NYC! Check the FB event page for more info HERE here's some blurb courtesy of The Doctor's Orders: DJ Spinbad may not be a household name but is without a doubt one of the most innovative and exciting DJs on the planet. Despite...

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16 Aug

Matman x Whosampled x Wax Poetics – Cypress Hill ‘Cypress Hill’ 25th Anniversary Mix

I'm excited to announce the release of another collaboration mix with WhoSampled & Wax Poetics , this time celebrating the 25th anniversary of the classic self-titled debut LP by west coast legends Cypress Hill ! Featuring LP cuts, alternative versions, original samples and a couple of my own re-edits to boot! Artwork by Leon Nockolds Track list: 01. Village Callers – ‘Hector’ (Sampled in ‘The...

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29 Jul

Prince Paul x Wax Poetics Interview (edited by Matman)

After several years of video DJing and creating DJ vids I realised I might be able to get a new side-hustle editing video for others - here's my first, a brand new Wax Poetics interview with legendary producer Prince Paul ! (De La Soul, Gravediggaz, Stetsasonic etc.) Shout to the host Alice Price-Styles keeping the conversation flowing nicely, Paul's on great form too, check it...

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25 Jul

Droppin’ Science Show Summer 2016 ft. Matman & Daredevil

We left you hanging a little longer than usual since our last instalment of the DS show, so to make up for it we present to you an extra special summer edition - over 100 minutes of the freshest new underground hip hop jams! Download HERE Featuring new music from both sides of the Atlantic, including the likes of: Schoolboy Q, De La Soul, Run...

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30 Jun

Elements Hip Hop jam @ Red Lion this Saturday

ELEMENTS is back for the fifth year running! AN APPRICIATION OF ORIGINAL HIP-HOP CULTURE Get down to the all day jam and catch some hot talent demonstrating all 4 Elements live @ The Red Lion E11. !!!FREE ALL DAY!!! Midday - 2am   My set times: 18:40-19:30 out in the garden, & 23:45-00:30 inside FB event HERE DJs JFB 'Matman' Dj DareDevil Oliver Sudden X...

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30 Jun

BOOM! Upfront Hip Hop & RnB Anthems @ Proud Camden this Friday

  Catch me spinning around midnight 'til close, peep the FB event page HERE    

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21 Jun

Matman @ Spin Doctor’s Bday BBQ This Sunday

The Doctor’s Orders present SPIN DOCTOR’S BIRTHDAY BBQ Midday – Midnight Sunday 26th June 2016 Strong Room Courtyard 120-124 Curtain Road, London EC2A 3SQ FREE ENTRY ALL DAY With DJs Spin Doctor Shortee Blitz Mr Thing Matman CJ Beatz DJ LoK Janeen Beanz BBQ & Full Menu Served all day. Kids of all ages welcome with an adult until 7pm. After a years hiatus THE...

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17 Jun

Matman x WhoSampled x Wax Poetics – Jay-Z Reasonable Doubt 20th Anniversary Mix

  I’m proud to announce my first collaboration with hip hop media giants WhoSampled and Wax Poetics! This month sees the 20th anniversary of Jay Z’s debut album Reasonable Doubt, which was released June 25th, 1996. Featuring appearances by Mary J. Blige, The Notorious B.I.G., and Foxy Brown, and production from DJ Premier, Clark Kent, Ski and more the record is a bonafide classic of it’s time To celebrate I created a 50 minute mixtape based on the album, featuring LP cuts, alternate versions,...

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16 May

Matman at Love Saves The Day Festival, Bristol 29.05.16

I will be joining the Sip The Juice crew in my hometown of Bristol to tear up the Dance-Off stage on the Sunday of this year's Love Save The Day festival in Eastville Park. I'll also be joined by fellow Dusty Donuts crew member and geral bad man Jim Sharp, Solid Steel's DJ Cheeba & The Jump Off Rap battles. You can also catch me...

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28 Apr

DJ Matman – Red Bull Thre3style 2016 5 Min Entry Video

I entered this year's Red Bull Thre3style competition (party rocking turntablism using at least 3 genres of music), here's my 5 minute set - featuring scratching, juggling, toneplay, cheesy grins and a phone call.

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14 Apr

J Dilla – “Jay Dee The MC” mixed by DJ Matman

Dilla's greatest verses mixed by DJ Matman Much has been said about J Dilla aka Jay Dee's incredible production skills, and as on Hip Hop's G.O.A.T.s in that field his talent as an MC has often been overlooked as a result. The innate sense of rhythm that is so evident in his music also shines brightly in his vocal performances, and while his lyrical content...

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11 Mar

Portable Turntable Freestyle Scratch [Video]

Portable Turntable Freestyle Scratch using 'The Fader Crib' Posted by Dj Matman on Thursday, 10 March 2016 Here's a short freestyle scratch using the 'Fader Crib' courtesy of 1200plates, a Raiden Fader, an OG Vestax Handytrax portable turntable, a dope 7" scratch record by Symatic & Cutclass and a funky beat by Henning!

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07 Mar

Droppin’ Science Show March/April 2016 ft. Matman & Daredevil

Me and my brother Daredevil bring you another episode of the freshest hip hop show around, we dig deep to bring you the latest and best new sounds from the underground! Featuring new heat from Kendrick Lamar, The Roots, Kanye, Action Bronson, Joey Bada$$, Jay Prince, J Dilla, DJ Premier, Murs, Stalley, Royce Da 5'9, Anderson Paak, AG, OC, Fat Joe, Black Milk & Nat...

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14 Feb

Matman – Funky Love Tonic Vol. 3 Mix

Happy Valentine's day! Here's my 3rd volume of Funky Love Tonic formulated to stimulate your ears with 69 minutes & 50 tracks of love-themed Rnb, Soul, Hip Hop, Funk and Boogie with a touch of soulful House and Garage. Featuring music from: ATCQ, Minnie Ripperton, Lee Fields, Jodeci, Patrice Rushen, Lucy Pearl, J Dilla, Ryan Leslie, Chris Mclenney, Lion Babe, Jill Scott, Sisters Love, Erykah...