“Completely wonderful solo acoustic loop-based music” Mike
Keneally (guitarist Frank Zappa, Joe Satriani, Steve Vai, Ulver) Matt
Stevens is a musician and composer from North London. An instrumental
artist, he uses an acoustic guitar and a sampler to create multi
layered tracks live. This is often called Live Looping. His music is
compared with artists as diverse as Radiohead and Robert Fripp. He
plays live all over the UK. Recent gigs include opening for Jon Gomm,
Mike Keneally,Barclay James Harvest, Fish, Touchstone, The Reasoning,
Panic Room etc at venues from The Peel to The Great Escape in Brighton
to Islington Academy to the Supernormal festival. He has released 3
albums Echo in 2008, Ghost in 2010 and Relic in 2011.. His music has
been a “word of mouth” success thanks to the support of hundreds
of bloggers and podcasters. Radio play includes BBC 6 Music (Gideon
Coe), Resonance FM, Echoes (US) and numerous digital and web stations.
He also plays guitar in the instrumental band The Fierce And The Dead
and writes a column for Acoustic Magazine.