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Birth name Matt Valerio
Also known as The Bomarr Monk
Origin San Francisco, California
Genres Alternative hip hop, instrumental hip hop
Occupation(s) Producer
Years active 2000–present
Labels Anticon
Associated acts Restiform Bodies
Bat Rays

Matt Valerio, better known by his stage name Bomarr (formerly The Bomarr Monk), is an alternative hip hop producer based in San Francisco, California. He is a member of Restiform Bodies along with Passage and Telephone Jim Jesus.[1]


Bomarr released the album Moods & Symptoms with Passage in 2000.[2] Throughout the production of the album, They formed Restiform Bodies with Telephone Jim Jesus in New London, New Hampshire.[3]

Bomarr sent the demo to Anticon and the trio moved to San Francisco in 2001.[4]

Remixes Vol. 1 was released in 2011.[5] It is a compilation of the remixes Bomarr has done for Tunng, Sister Crayon, Pedestrian among others between 2005 and 2010.[6]



  • Beats Being Broke (2002)
  • Surface Sincerity (2003)
  • Fetal Antiseptic Drama Party (2003)
  • Surface Sincerity Soundtrack (2004)
  • Freedom from Frightened Air (2007)
  • Scraps (2007)
  • iPhone Beats (2008)
  • Remixes Vol. 1 (2011)

Passage & The Bomarr Monk[edit]

  • Moods & Symptoms (2000)

Telephone Jim Jesus & The Bomarr Monk[edit]

  • Live at the Chapel of the Chimes (2006)

Restiform Bodies[edit]


  1. ^ Martins, Chris (January 13, 2009). "Restiform Bodies: TV Loves You Back". The A.V. Club. 
  2. ^ Quinlan, Thomas (February 2001). "Passage and the Bomarr Monk - Moods & Symptoms". Exclaim!. 
  3. ^ Logan (2002). "Restiform Bodies". MVRemix Interviews. 
  4. ^ Tomlinson, Sonya (April 12, 2002). "West coast swing". The Portland Phoenix. 
  5. ^ Phridge (June 14, 2011). "Bomarr – Remixes Vol. 1". We Fear Change. 
  6. ^ Artikel von Shogun (June 23, 2011). "Bomarr – Remixes Vol.1 (2005-2010)". HAZE. 

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