Author Archives: Matt Tarr

About Matt Tarr

With grime and hip hop being major influences on him growing up in South East London, Matt's passion is urban music but over the years he has gathered a hugely diverse taste, ranging from Wiley to The Smiths by way of Machine Head, that has made him a very open minded individual.

INTERVIEW: Shystie

Having released her debut album in 2004, Shystie has been a jack of all trades with successful acting roles in pioneering British show Dubplate Drama and the award winning UK film Adulthood, as well as an appearance in Vogue after…

ALBUM REVIEW: Afrikan Boy ‘The ABCD’

Rating: South-East London Afro-Grime artist Afrikan Boy is no newcomer to the music scene. Although The ABCD marks his first official album, he has been an artist with a cult following since he shared the genius and now notorious ‘One…

Barclaycard Mercury Prize 2014: Gigslutz Predictions

With the shortlist for acts nominated for this years Barclaycard Mercury Prize due to be announced on Wednesday 10th September 2014, we thought we’d throw our two cents in and name who we believe is likely to be included on…

Milky Chance LIVE @ KOKO 26.8.14

German folktronica duo Milky Chance, who consist of Clemens Rehbein on vocals & guitar and Philipp Dausch as DJ, only finished their secondary education in 2012 but since then have gone on to achieve major success across Europe, most notably…

LISTEN: Tom Prior shares new track ‘The Altar’

Following a great performance at Reading and Leeds festivals over the weekend, North London singer/songwriter Tom Prior has released the first track to be taken from his upcoming EP, Bad Advice. ‘The Altar’ serves the purpose of introducing Prior to…

INTERVIEW: Yellows

With his latest EP No Ego due out next month, Matt Tarr caught up with North London rapper/songwriter Yellows to discuss the upcoming release, his collaboration with Paigey Cakey and where he aspires to perform in the future. MT: How would…

INTERVIEW: WiseLabs

Having recently released genre spanning EP Audioxyde, which takes you on a journey from Electro House, Breakbeat and Dubstep to Drum & Bass and Glitch Hop in a 25 minute long mix, Matt Tarr spoke to French electro artist Wiselabs…