Friction | Fri 10PM | Kiss FM Australia | Matt Guy • Guest Mix & Interview

FRICTION welcomes MATT GUY back for his second slot on Friction. Matt has been a busy man since we last spoke to him in April of 2018. Be sure to tune in for some quality laidback house music.

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MATT GUY

17 Years ago Matt Guy purchased a pair of the legendary Technics 1200’s and started digging around his local record stores in Melbourne – searching for a sound that resonated with him. Fast-forward to now and those Technics still sit proudly in his studio, and a unique collection of house and techno grooves have found their place amongst his music collection.

The decision was made to have a serious shot at sharing his musical journey at great parties, on big systems and with some well and truly up for it crowds. Subtrakt forefathers Adam Swain & Rikki Newton gave Matt his first big chance to play after Kenny Larkin at one of their Subtrakt parties

This same event gave Matt the opportunity to open for Hernan Cattaneo and it fuelled his drive to share his music with a crowd, it wasn’t long until he elevated the dance floors of Brisbane’s best clubs including The Family, Coco at The MET, the iconic Empire Hotel and Capulet. Matt’s progression as an artist has seen him play on the same bills as Nastia, M.A.N.D.Y. Marcel Dettmann, Marco Effe, Minilogue, Matthias Meyer, &ME, Guti, DJ W!LD, Archie Hamilton, DJ T, Rossko, Detlef, Lauren Lane, Charlotte De Witte, John Dimas, BEC, Carl Craig, Matthias Tanzmann, Hector Couto, Gorge, and a host of other international and interstate artists. Over the years he has played stand out sets in the bush including Rabbits eat lettuce, Elements, Subsonic & Dirty Feet to name just a few.

He now resides in Melbourne, and maintains his Dragonfruit residency whilst running his own event Hi Hat Heaven alongside Late Night Musics label boss B- tham. Recent gigs have seen Matt play at S.A.S.H, Breakfast Club, Renegade @ My Aeon, Red Moon, Circus Sundays, Progression Sessions, Eat the Beat & Hi Hat Heaven.

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Remember to keep tuning into Friction every week as we welcome weekly guests up to the Friction waves.

 

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B-tham

For east-coast Australian born B-tham, his profile has emulated an impressive array of progressive, deep and techno traits from day one with over a decade of experience. Notable around the country for his quality knowledge and solid dance floor contributions, the underground electronic devotee reigns an incredible reputation within the industry. Having also curated his record label business Late Night Music alongside Kazuki who together keep enthusiasts alive with solid music and a history of Dept of Late Nights events, B-tham is delivering electric quality to the scene. Delivering a catalogue of forefront tunes from clubs to the stage, the B-tham name has engaged an enviable list of top bill spots and support shows for Robert Babicz, Dubfire, Nicole Moudaber, Henry Saiz, Nick Curly and more. He has graced stages at Subsonic, Rabbits Eat Lettuce, Burning Seed and Electric Gardens while stepping behind at the booth at iconic clubs from Melbourne’s Revolver, Circus and Breakfast Club to Dragonfruit in Brisbane, WeLove and SASH in Sydney and Canberra’s Mr Wolf. Early 2018 also saw B-tham invited to play the Melbourne show upon the Circo Loco summer tour. Keeping those progressive, deep tech and all round underground electronic fans rolling, B-tham has spent a heavy part of his career on radio and in studio production, striving to bring pioneering music to the masses at Raw FM, Energy FM, with a current residency at Kiss FM with his Friction show, along with an array of remixes and original releases. With summer on the way, also comes the highly anticipated ‘Thanks Atum’ release via his label Late Night Music and his unofficial remix of Massive Attack’s ‘Unfinished Sympathy’ gaining support from pioneers Chris Fortier, Be Svendsen, Robert Babicz, Jamie Stevens and more, setting up the 2018/2019 festival season just nicely.

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