Chromeo feat. Solange – Lost On The Way Home (Mat Zo Remix) : Melodic Drum and Bass Remix [Free Download]

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I've personally lost count with the number of remixes to come from iconic electro-funk duo Chromeo's highly acclaimed White Women  album, but today we have our hands on the first remix for "Lost On The Way Home" created by well respected UK producer Mat Zo! Known for not staying committed to just one genre style, Mat Zo takes all the funk and synth aesthetics from "Lost On The Way Home" and restructures them across an electro-filled, drum and bass foundation with precision and excellence. Daring to take the tune that features vocals from Solange in a new direction has provided successful and easy on the ears as well. You can even grab a free download of the track thanks to Mat Zo & Chromeo today, so stream below and above all… Enjoy!

Chromeo ft Solange – Lost On The Way Home (Mat Zo Remix) | Free Download

Mat Zo Releases Free “The Up Down Left Right” EP On His Own New Record Label [Free Download]

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Breakout UK producer and DJ Mat Zo who's unable to stick with one style or genre has always wanted to do things his own way, so estasblishing his own imprint within the electronic world only made sense. Mat Zo joins the ranks of Diplo (Mad Decent), Skrillex (OWSLA),  Claude VonStroke (Dirtybird), A Trak (Fools Gold) and others by starting his very own music label called Mad Zoo and has wasted little time in putting out its debut release via a two track The Up Down Left Right EP. The first single off the release is a disco-filled collaboration with The Knocks titled "Get Up 2 Get Down", and the newest track showcases Mat Zo at his finest yet again  as he puts together an techy array of electro twists and house appeal on "Left and Right". The EP is available for free download for a limited time only thanks to Mat Zo, so we strongly urge you to act on this gift now and be sure to look out for more releases via Mad Zoo in the near future! Enjoy

Mat Zo – The Up Down Left Right EP | Free Download

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Mat Zo & The Knocks – Get Down 2 Get Up : Disco / Electro [Free Download]

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This is the one folks!

News broke recently that UK genre clashing producer DJ Mat Zo and NYC disco duo The Knocks have been in the studio together leaving us waiting on the edges of our seats; well Mat Zo just passed out the collab as a free download. "Get Down 2 Get Up" is a mixture of everything to get you movin' and groovin' instantaneously with elements of disco, house, funk and splash of electro coming together to supply a summertime turn up ready for clubs and festivals galore. What's even better is the release being available for free download! Stream below and above all… Enjoy

Mat Zo ft The Knocks – Get Down 2 Get Up | Free Download

[PREMIERE] Kill the Noise & Mat Zo Release New Song “Part 1″ As Kill the Zo and Launch VIP Contest For Tour

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Bass fiend Kill the Noise and UK wild card producer Mat Zo unexpectedly join forces for an exciting tour aptly titled "Kill the Zo", which kicks off next week. We've partnered up with the two producers for an exciting contest to send 1 lucky fan and and a friend to attend a "Kill the Zo" show in their city and meet the guys behind the magic, more info on contest below.

The duo have also come together to launch their production project appropriately known as Kill the Zo; blending their unique styles for something very new. "Part 1" sees the producers going back to their roots with influences from their older aliases Ewun (Kill the Noise) and MRSA (Mat Zo) to unleash one massively exciting drum & bass tunes. The gritty, hard-hitting edge of Kill the Noise and Mat Zo's funky melodic twists leaving us with quite the epic track. This song is stream only for now, yet we can only expect to see a release soon. Enjoy!

Kill the Noise & Mat Zo – Kill the Zo Part 1 | Stream Only

 

We have teamed up with the outstanding duo Kill the Noise and Mat Zo to send a lucky fan and a friend to see Kill The Zo tour in your city, and on top of that you and your friend will get an intimate meet & greet with both artists and will receive an exclusive Kill the Zo tour t-shirt and limited bag full of other surprises. Enter through the widget below for your chance to win!

Buy tickets for the 'Kill The Zo' Tour Here

Grand Prize 

-(1 winner per city): 2 tickets to the show in your city 
-Get walked backstage to get a personal Meet & Greet with the with Kill The Noise and Mat Zo 
-2 limited Kill The Zo tour t-shirts 
-Tote bag with special treats inside.

Winners for each weekend of shows will be chosen on May 15th, May 21st, and May 28th at 2pm pst. (Notified through E-Mail or Facebook) 

Entry Method: Enter through Contest Widget here (You must answer the question specifying which city) (Every method of entry increases your chances)

**YOU MUST BE 18 OR OLDER IN ORDER TO WIN, as the festival's age requirement is 18+ only.  

Tour Dates after the jump.

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Mat Zo – Lucid Dreams (Pegboard Nerds Remix) : Massive Electro House Remix

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We’ve come to expect nothing but the best from tag-team duo Pegboard Nerds, who have had quite the breakout year in 2013. Their style to the masses come with heavy endorsements from the likes of Knife Party, Krewella and Griz, among many others. Following their recent touch of I See Montas ‘Evolution’, the duo smash yet another remix. This time around it’s Mat Zo‘s electro anthem ‘Lucid Dreams’ from his recent artist Damage Control album. Pegboard Nerds takes control of it and brings a giant injection of gritty bass with some big room house builds to the table. Stream the track below! Enjoy

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[EXCLUSIVE] Mat Zo Tells All About Debut Artist Album ‘Damage Control’, Beatport’s Top 100, Huge Collaborations and More In Intimate Interview

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TSIS’s Nick Guarino recently had the pleasure of sitting down with Mat Zo to discuss his debut album Damage Control, that is now available worldwide. Mat Zo granted us an exclusive inside look into the natural origin of the album, detailed stories on how some tracks came to life, and upcoming collaborations he has in the works, his thoughts on the Beatport Top 100, Bottle Service Culture, The Golden Age of Producer that is upon us and more. The UK native who now resides in LA has left the title for his album up for interpretation, but agrees that he will be causing Damage Control on the often stagnant electronic world. Listen to the album here, and read our intimate interview with Mat Zo below the player.

Mat Zo – Damage Control (Album Stream) | iTunes

TSIS: Your debut album ‘Damage Control” includes over 15 tracks while other producers strictly releasing single after single, what inspired this bold statement?

MZ: It wasn’t really a conscious move to be honest. It was more for myself to experiment with new sounds and produce music that differs from my previous releases.  Writing this album has been long process over the past 4 years and most of the tracks on the album now aren’t the same ones I started with back then… they’ve all evolved into different pieces and bits.

      “This album is my brains translation of everything that I’m into.”

TSIS: The album features not only Electro House, Trance, Drum & Bass, but Hip-Hop and Rock influences. Is this your life time of influences all conveyed into one cohesive project?

MZ: Yes. This album is my brains translation of everything that I’m into. After listening to a bunch of different genres over the last few years, ‘Damage Control’ features the output of what I’ve made from hearing those styles of music.

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[PREMIERE] Mat Zo – ‘Time On Your Side (Ft. Janai)’ : Must Hear Dance / House Single

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As we approach the highly anticipated for up and coming producer Mat Zo debut album Damage Control, we have an exclusive premiere of  a new single “Time On Your Side” featuring vocals from singer Janai. We actually had a chance to get some back story for an upcoming interview with Mat Zo running next Monday. The song started out as a “Hip-Hoppy R&B Beat” and then after having Janai record vocals, Mat wasn’t happy with how the vocals were sitting with the track and went through the effort of completely remaking the song into what he refers to as a ”Kind of 90′s Poppy Song”. The vocals and melody are more then catchy, with an unexpected breakdown to set it off. This further shows how diverse the producing spectrum runs for Mat Zo.

Make sure to look out for our interview with Mat Zo running tomorrow, Friday as well as the full debut album Damage Control available Tuesday.

Mat Zo – Time On Your Side (Ft. Janai) | Exclusive Stream

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The M Machine Gives Mat Zo’s ‘Lucid Dreams’ An Unexpected Remix

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San Francisco natives The M Machine have dazzled listeners in the past with unique and dynamic electro house tracks, but change up their style completely on a new remix of Mat Zo’s ‘Lucid Dreams’. The mysterious group have  stripped the original club aspect of ‘Lucid Dreams’ and applied a chill glitchy touch that reeks of summertime vibes months going into the colder weather. Check out The M Machines “Metropolis Pt II” EP here and be sure to pre-order your copy of Mat Zo’s “Damage Control” on iTunes before its November 5th release. Enjoy

Mat Zo – Lucid Dreams (The M Machine Remix)

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