Matthewdavid

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Matthewdavid
Birth nameMatthew David McQueen[1]
Born (1984-05-20) May 20, 1984 (age 36)[2]
Atlanta, Georgia, U.S.
OriginLos Angeles, California, U.S.
Genres
Occupation(s)
  • Record producer
  • DJ
Years active2008–present
Labels
Associated acts

Matthew David McQueen[1] (born May 20, 1984),[2] better known by his stage name Matthewdavid, is an American record producer and DJ based in Los Angeles, California.[5] He is a co-founder of Leaving Records.[6] He has collaborated with Sun Araw,[7] Dog Bite,[8] and Serengeti.[9]

Early life[edit]

Matthewdavid was born in Atlanta, Georgia.[10] As a child, he took guitar lessons and piano lessons.[5] At the age of 14, he moved to Gulf Breeze, Florida with his family.[10] At the age of 15, he started making music.[5] He attended Florida State University.[10] In 2006, he moved to Los Angeles, California.[11] He interned at Plug Research and Dublab.[12]

Career[edit]

In 2008, Matthewdavid and Jesse Moretti co-founded Leaving Records.[12] His debut studio album, Outmind, was released on Brainfeeder in 2011.[13] The follow-up studio album, In My World, was released on Brainfeeder in 2014.[14] Under the moniker Matthewdavid's Mindflight, he released Trust the Guide and Glide in 2016,[15] and Ophiuchus in 2017.[16]

Discography[edit]

Studio albums[edit]

  • Outmind (2011)
  • In My World (2014)
  • Trust the Guide and Glide (2016) (as Matthewdavid's Mindflight)
  • Ophiuchus (2017) (as Matthewdavid's Mindflight)

Compilation albums[edit]

  • Disk Collection (2009)
  • Disk II (2012)
  • Time Flying Beats (2018)

Live albums[edit]

  • Livephreaxxx!!! (2011) (with Sun Araw)
  • A Meditation on Events in 2016 (2016)

EPs[edit]

  • Spills (2008)
  • Los Angeles 2/10 (2010) (split with Sweatson Klank)
  • Davis (2011) (with Serengeti)
  • Swedish Fish (2011) (split with Odd Nosdam)
  • International (2011)
  • Culture Mystery (2012)
  • Jewelry (2012)
  • Destin (2012)
  • Producers in 2012 Learn to Spread Love (2012)
  • Mindflight (2013)
  • Spore Drive (2019) (split with Seiho)

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Joyce, Colin (March 25, 2016). "Matthewdavid's Mindflight's New Album Is a Another New Age Daydream". Vice. Retrieved November 11, 2019.
  2. ^ a b Matthewdavid (May 20, 2018). "this from 09 uploaded here today on my birthday im 34 now". Twitter. Retrieved November 11, 2019.
  3. ^ Kikuchi, Daisuke (December 6, 2012). "Matthewdavid and Anenon". The Japan Times. Retrieved November 11, 2019.
  4. ^ Bychawski, Adam (August 16, 2016). "The new wave of new age: How music's most maligned genre finally became cool". Fact. Retrieved November 11, 2019.
  5. ^ a b c Reynaldo, Shawn (July 18, 2012). "In the Studio: Matthewdavid". XLR8R. Retrieved November 11, 2019.
  6. ^ Fitzmaurice, Larry (April 5, 2011). "Rising: Matthewdavid". Pitchfork. Retrieved November 11, 2019.
  7. ^ Jackson, Glenn (December 17, 2010). "Sun Araw and Matthewdavid "Side A Track 3"". XLR8R. Retrieved November 11, 2019.
  8. ^ Fallon, Patric (February 10, 2011). "Matthewdavid "International feat. Dogbite"". XLR8R. Retrieved November 11, 2019.
  9. ^ Weiss, Jeff (October 11, 2011). "Serengeti & Matthewdavid combine to form Davis". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved November 11, 2019.
  10. ^ a b c Martins, Chris (May 30, 2011). "Ambient beat producer Matthewdavid's 'Outmind' tells the story of his Los Angeles experience". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved November 11, 2019.
  11. ^ Hermann, Andy (February 2, 2011). "Book of Matthew: LA-based cassingle digger Matthewdavid mixes Low End Theory and TapeOp aesthetics to turn the beat around". XLR8R. Retrieved November 11, 2019.
  12. ^ a b Holbrook, Cameron (May 19, 2016). "Labels We Love: Leaving Records". XLR8R. Retrieved November 11, 2019.
  13. ^ Colly, Joe (April 19, 2011). "Matthewdavid: Outmind". Pitchfork. Retrieved November 11, 2019.
  14. ^ Fitzmaurice, Larry (July 14, 2014). "Matthewdavid: In My World". Pitchfork. Retrieved November 11, 2019.
  15. ^ Lee, Morgan (February 1, 2016). "Matthewdavid dives into ambience on double album Trust The Guide And Glide on Leaving". Fact. Retrieved November 11, 2019.
  16. ^ Bowe, Miles (August 15, 2017). "Matthewdavid announces new album Ophiuchus on NNA Tapes". Fact. Retrieved November 11, 2019.

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