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

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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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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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15 Nov

Droppin’ Science Show Autumn / Winter 2016 Native Tongues Special

  Native Tongues Special! The freshest soulful hip hop around, mixed & hosted by DMC champion Djs Matman & Daredevil Featuring new music from the likes of: A Tribe Called Quest, De La Soul, Common, Kendrick Lamar, Nas, Busta Rhymes, The Roots, Anderson Paak, Danny Brown, Pete Rock, Diamond D, Tall Black Guy, Lewis Parker, The Game, Sean Price, Ab-Soul, Run The Jewels, Snoop Dogg,...

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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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19 Nov

New Video: DJ Matman Cutting Up Hip Hop & Funk 7″ Vinyl 45s

Ahead of my gig spinning at Dusty Donuts in Hamburg this Saturday, here's a video of me scratching up some classic Hip Hop and funk vinyl 45s, featuring routines from my freshly released '7" Mix Vol.3' - cutting up 45s of 'Funky President', 'Think', 'Rock The Bells', and a bonus juggle with 'Mardi Gras' - check it out! And in case you missed it, check...

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10 Nov

Dusty Donuts @ Mojo, Hamburg 21.11.15

I'm looking forward to taking a crate of 45s out to Hamburg later this month to spin at the Mojo Club for Dusty Donuts - a great club night and record label that has a tonne of must-have 7" vinyl releases, check them out HERE  

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16 Aug

Matman 5 min Red Bull Thre3style #Luckybastid Mix 2015 [Video]

Here's my 5 minute video entry for this year's Red Bull Thre3Style #luckybastid mix contest (club-friendly party rocking turntablism using 3 or more different music genres) - featuring a couple of old routines I hadn't filmed before, at least one new one, and a lot of smug posing...

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23 Jun

Droppin’ Science Show June / July 2015

Bringing a breezy fresh selection perfect for chilled summer listening, the Droppin' Science brothers Matman & Daredevil are back on the turntables and mics with another dope mix of their fav new underground hip hop tracks. This episode features new heat from the likes of De La Soul, Nas, Slum Village, Flying Lotus, Goldlink, A$AP Rocky, Action Bronson, Mos Def/Yassin Bey, Chance The Rapper, Oddisee,...

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11 Jun

NYC Trip

I took a little break to stay in Brooklyn last week, spinning some shows and digging for records - I neglected my website while I was away so here's a quick summary! On my first Saturday night out I spun a gig with Brookyln's highly talented dj Sticky Dojah, alongside recent english import Khalil from London's Livin' Proof crew. In a previous blogpost I mentioned...

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10 Mar

Matman DJ Set @ Come Get Some, Big Chill House This Friday 14.03.15

This Friday I'll be spinning upfront Rnb, Hip Hop, House & Garage anthems old and new all night long at The Big Chill House here in London, Come Get Some! 9.30PM-3.00AM Free Entry all night More info on the Come Get Some Facebook Page

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07 Dec

Droppin’ Science – Matman & Daredevil Guest Slot on Itch FM

Catch me and my brother DJ Daredevil dropping exclusive beats sets on my boy DJ Philly's Trackside Burners radio show tonight 8-10 on Itch FM