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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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...

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25 Jan

Droppin’ Science Show January-Feb 2016 ft. Matman & Daredevil

Droppin' Science Show Jan-Feb 2016 ft. Matman & Daredevil by Droppin' Science on Mixcloud   After a little hiatus me and my brother DJ Daredevil are back with an extended edition of the Droppin' Science Show - close to 2 hours of the freshest hip hop to drop in the last couple of months, the time away meant we had more music to choose from...

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15 Dec

DJ Matman – The Hotline Mix [Stream / Download]

The recent success of 'Hotline Bling' had me thinking about all the other good phone-related tracks out there, and before I knew it I had a fresh mixtape on my hands! At just over an hour long 'The Hotline Mix' mix squeezes in close to 50 Hip Hop, RnB, Disco, Funk & Reggae bangers from artists such as Biggie, Tupac, Nas, Swindle, Jill Scott, Bounty...

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24 Feb

New video! A double-time scratch routine from my latest mixtape

  Here's a short double time scratch routine as performed halfway through my latest mixtape 'Old To The New Volume 0.5: The Warmup Edition' - fresh remixes of old classics laced with the occasional bit of turntablism. The track you hear is a dope remix of Soho's 'Hot Music' by the very talented and amusingly named Orijanus! Old To The New Vol.0.5 will be available...