Matt Black

Peace To Matteo

2015-05-15

Matt Black spreads his genre across techno and electronica in Peace To Matteo, the first production release from the Detroit-based solo artist. Black is also the founder of the label Young Heavy Souls, which focuses its artists mainly on electronic music. The electronic music scene is ambiguous and sporadic, and the average listener probably could not discern trip-hop from trap, but Matt Black defines his genre as Splash Hop, which, judging by this release, concerns itself with chill vibes, vocal samples, and a trippy atmosphere. The ten approachable tracks progress fluidly with some earworms that I couldn’t help but turn my speakers up to. Having already reviewed another release from this label, Tape-C by Mishigami, I know I’ll keep my ears open for more.

review by Ben

Quick Links:

More reviews tagged #World

  • reviewed 07/2004

    Omara Portuondo
    Flor de Amor

  • reviewed 03/2008

    VARIOUS ARTISTS
    Umalali: The Garifuna Women's Project

  • reviewed 11/2009

    PACHA MASSIVE
    If You Want It

  • reviewed 03/2014

    SUENALO
    Keep It Groovin'

  • reviewed 07/2007

    KARLEX
    Ghetto Fabulous

  • reviewed 11/2017

    E1SBAR
    Looser Futurism

Compiled by the WYCE Journalism Club

The opinions expressed in these reviews are those of the individual volunteers that submitted the article and do not necessarily reflect the views of WYCE or GRCMC; nor its staff, donors, or affiliates.