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

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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

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29 Nov

Matman & Daredevil on Radio One / Toddla T Documentary ’10 Noises That Made Our Music’

Me and my brother Dj DareDevil were recently on a Radio One documentary talking about scratching, available to stream for the next 3 weeks via the BBC website. Fast forward to around 33:36 mins in to hear me recount the tale of Grand Wizard Theodore's discovery of scratching, and me and my bro talking about our early competitive days. stream: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b03k50c0 Official blurb: BBC Radio...

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18 Sep

Jay-Z – What More Can I Say (Matman Remix)

Using the same sample source as the 2003 original, I gave this Jay-z classic a fresh 808 heavy remix for 2014. I used the instrumental on this as the basis for the intro to my new mix 'Old To The New' - all modern remixes of classic tracks, check it out HERE For a free download click HERE

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16 Jul

DJ set @ Spin Doctor’s Birthday BBQ 20.07.14

SPIN DOCTOR’S BIRTHDAY BBQ Midday – Midnight Sunday 20th July 2014 Koppaberg Urban Forest, Abbot Street Car Park, off Kingsland High Street, Dalston, E8 3DP FREE ENTRY ALL DAY With DJs Spin Doctor Chris Read Matman Chris P Cuts Mo Fingaz Jim Sharp Martin 2 Smoove Oscar Wildstyle & Wiggie Smalls Ralphonze Sam Zircon Mr Rive BBQ & Full Menu Served all day. Kids of all...

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09 Apr

Beats For Babes Charity Event this Saturday @ Red Lion, London

I will be rocking a short set at Red Lion in east London this Saturday, alongside The Freestylers, Shepdog and more !

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23 Mar

Grandmaster Flash & DJ Matman This Thursday & Friday @ Jazz Cafe, Camden

I will be rocking The Jazz Cafe in Camden, London This Thursday and Friday spinning warm up sets for one of the most influential DJs of all time, Grandmaster Flash! Friday is now sold out but tickets are still available for Thursday night: http://www.ticketmaster.co.uk/grandmaster-flash-matman-dmc-champ-london-27-03-2014/event/1F004B76906A4D4D?artistid=768793&majorcatid=10001&minorcatid=3

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18 Mar

Make Room at Sontano, York 19.03.14

I'll be dropping a straight up calssic hip hop and funk sent at Sontano, York this Wednesday alongside djs Jed 104, DJames & L-Rok!

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09 Mar

Notorious B.I.G. – Nasty Girl (Matman’s Bounce Skate Roll Remix) [Free Download]

R.I.P. Biggie! I've been sitting on this for a while now - a simple but effective old school 90's style remix of Nasty Girl, I've dropped this in clubs a few times and it always goes down well! - listen / download for free via soundcloud: Artwork by Amar Stewart 

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23 Feb

Video: Beat Juggling With 7″ Vinyl 45’s ! (Using 2 copies of LL Cool J’s Mama Said Knock You Out)

Look out for '7" Mix Vol.2' dropping in March 2014! Catch me spinning 45s at the Doctor's Orders 45s X 45s night alongside the legendary Bobbito from NYC, Spin Doctor & Mo Fingaz at The Book Club, London on April 4th, check here for more info