Uptown Saturday Night Xmas Special 28.12.13 [Event]

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16 Dec

Uptown Saturday Night Xmas Special 28.12.13 [Event]

New years eve sucks, come & party with us the week before instead!  Dance off the excess turkey and christmas pudding to the sounds of some of London's finest hip hop /r&b/boogie selectors at Lockside Lounge in Camden on Saturday 28th December with Uptown Saturday Night.  We have the incredible Bobafatt from Rough trade/ itch FM, the mighty mixtape master Chris Read from BBE records, the super-producer and scratchmaster...

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02 Oct

Uptown Saturday Night Edits Vol.2

The second in a series of free EPs in support of the bi-monthly 'Uptown Saturday Night' club night at Camden's Lockside Lounge, 'Uptown Saturday Edits' Volume 2 showcases a trio of lighthearted dancefloor cuts from the DJs playing at the night on 5th October 2013.                                Uptown Saturday Edits Volume 2...

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15 Aug

Classic Material x Normski x Foot Patrol New Season Launch / Pop-up Store Opening

This Thursday at 75 Berwick St in Soho 7-9pm! Check out the fresh new tees featuring Dr Dre, Ice Cube, De La Soul, Rakim & Eric B HERE. I will be spinning a set of choice cuts from the artists featured on the tees, alongside DJ's Mr Thing, Chris Read & Nick Armitage.

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03 Aug

Tonight! Uptown Saturday Night + Free 3-Track MP3 Download!

Super late notice I know, sorry - but if you happen to read this in time and are based in London, Join me and top-notch selectors Jim Sharp & Chris Read as we bring classic Hip Hop, R&B, Funk, Soul & Boogie vibes to Camden for Uptown Saturday Night! I will also be celebrating my birthday here so feel free to bring presents, drinks, money,...

Uptown Saturday Night at Lockside Lounge, Camden 01.06.13

Uptown Saturday Night returns to Camden's Lockside Lounge for another of our bi-monthly sessions: All eras Hip Hop, 90s Hip Hop Soul & RnB, 80s Soul & Boogie, Funk, Rare Groove and more. A contemporary popular black music history lesson selected and mixed by three of London's most in demand club movers: MR THING (BBE / Extended Players), CHRIS READ (BBE / Music of Substance) and of course me, MATMAN (DMC / Droppin Science). Entry just £3 before 12am and £5 after. Doors open til 3am!

Uptown Saturday Night this Saturday @ Lockside Lounge, Camden

Uptown Saturday Night returns to Camden's Lockside Lounge for the first of our bi-monthly sessions in 2013: All eras Hip Hop, 90s Hip Hop Soul & RnB, 80s Soul & Boogie, Funk, Rare Groove and more. A contemporary popular black music history lesson selected and mixed by three of London's most in demand club movers: MR THING (BBE / Extended Players), CHRIS READ (BBE / Music of Substance) and MATMAN (DMC / Droppin Science). Entry just £3 before 12am and £5 after. Doors open til 3am!

NYE 2012: Main Squeeze @ Big Chill Bar, Brick Lane, Shoreditch

This New Years Eve get your butt down to Main Squeeze at The Big Chill Bar in Shoreditch to catch me spinning alongside an ultra-talented line up of djs: Chris Read, JP, Mo Fingaz & Bobafatt - it's essentially a hip hop party but being that it's new years eve and we will all be getting very merry I expect we will be playing all kinds of party stuff to get your asses shaking! Entry is FREE all night, so you have no excuse! See you there..

Classic Material x Normski x Foot Patrol Launch 1.08.12

Next Thursday I have the honour of djing at the launch party for this dope T-shirt collaboration between Classic Material, Normski & Foot Patrol. Come down to snap up one of the limited edition tees, drink free beer & get down to the sounds of myself, Mr Thing, and Classic Material's Chris Read & Nick Armitage (aka Nickname)! Normski exploded onto the public stage in the early 90s as presenter of the groundbreaking BBC2 programmes ‘Def 2’ and ‘Dance Energy’, broadcasting the previously under-represented elements of the UK’s black music & dance music scenes to a new audience. For many years prior to this, Normski had been documenting UK club culture and the rise of hip hop culture in the...

DJ Matman – Classic Material Guest Mix – 1995 Volume 2 [stream/download]

Classic Material Guest Mix - 1995 Volume 2 by Dj Matman on MixcloudAs promised, here's another volume of 1995 Hip Hop based on one of my guest sets at London's Classic Material clubnight earlier this year. Classic Material is a monthly london-based event run by djs Chris Read & Nickname dedicated to chronicling the history of hip hop year by year. This is the second of 2 mixes based on my set from that night and it's mainly comprised of stone-cold classics along with a few original samples - enjoy!!Click HERE to downloadClick HERE to check out Volume 1Tracklist:01. DJ Matman - Real Live Sh*t Intro02. The Notorious B.I.G. - Who Shot Ya03. Pudgee Tha Fat Bastard ft. B.I.G. -...

Classic Material this Saturday – 1999 Hip Hop All Night!

London's hip hop history clubnight Classic Material have got me back in to play at their 1999 event this saturday, after booking me a few months back to spin '95 hip hop. I had a great time at the last one, and even made a couple of mixtapes based on my set (check the first volume here, part 2 is out VERY soon!) I've already dug out a tonne of records for '99, there was a lot of strong releases back then, here's a few of them:Check the facebook event here for more info.

This Saturday! Classic Material – 1995 hip hop with Djs Matman & Daredevil

This Saturday July 16th me & my brother DJ Daredevil will be mixing nothing but hip hop from 1995 at Classic Material, alongside residents Chris Read & Nickname. 1995 was a great year for hip hop, this should be an ill night!For more info check the facebook event here

Droppin’ Science w/ Chris Read – This Saturday @ Vibe Bar, 8-3!

Droppin' Science is back this May 7th & this time we've been granted a late license, so we'll be rockin' with you til 3am! Expect a block party style mix of hip-hop, funk & disco breaks & a few surprises. This time around residents Matman, Nickname & Daredevil will be joined by our special guest dj Chris Read (Music of Substance/BBE), who returns after smashing it for us back in April last year. Chris, a collector of hip hop, funk, soul boogie and related beats and jazz based music since the late eighties came to prominence as a club DJ through his involvement in Substance (one of the UK's largest and longest running hip hop and funk nights) and his...