I recently did an interview for All About Jazz for their Take Five series: I’ve consciously avoided playing jazz standards. Listening to guitarists like Marc Ribot and Mary Halvorson, the music initially sounds really random. But when you get into their music, it’s not! This made me think about how I play and led me… Continue reading Take Five Interview – All About Jazz
Here’s a collaborative piece I did with Travis Williams. It’s the kind of thing that gives me some kind of faith in social media – we’ve been following each other on Instagram for a while, and when Travis posted a suggestion for an online collaboration, I was absolutely up for it. This is the result!
Here it is! The next release from my upcoming EP “Head Back East” is now available to download FREE from Bandcamp. Chase on Kingsway by Matt Clark ThreeTo visit my Bandcamp page, click here.
Information can be found here. Buy tickets here. Facebook event page here. “Sometime in the future in a state controlled society, conformity and homogeneity are the rule; a time when people have designations instead of names. A man, THX 1138, and a woman, LUH 3417, rebel against their rigidly controlled society…” Matt Clark, Brighton based… Continue reading Phonoscene Presents: THX 1138 LIVE FILM SCORE at Komedia, Brighton
In tandem with the live jazz band project (see previous post), I’ll be performing a live score to the film THX 1138 at Brighton’s Komedia in August, under the monika Phonoscene. Stay tuned for updates…
Matt Clark; Three is a new, rhythm based jazz project I’m starting. The music takes influence from the burgeoning new jazz scene on both sides of the Atlantic, but also throws a nod to influences as diverse as Krautrock, funk and hip-hop. It’s a convergence ideas inspired by all the new music I’ve heard over… Continue reading Matt Clark; Three
I’ve at last got round to recording the first tracks for the experimental album I started back in March. I now have a SoundCloud page where I’ll be releasing the whole album over the next few months. Enjoy… https://soundcloud.com/mattdcmusic
I’ve decided to record a number of tracks for a new project, DADDAD, which I’ve been experimenting with for a couple of months now. The title comes from the tuning – DADDAD, and the plan is to record 6 improvised tracks using the notes as inspiration. It could turn out to be a really restrictive… Continue reading DADDAD Project