Mat Zo returns to Anjunabeats with “Love Songs”
Mat Zo is truly a visionary artist with a knack for obliterating the concept of genre within his compositions. For example, he stays true to form on ‘Love Songs’, his new track from Anjunabeats. In this track, he wraps together elements of electro, house, trance, and r&b into a vibrant vocal anthem, featuring a sample lifted from Eddie Holman’s ‘I’ve Been Singing Love Songs By Myself’.
‘Love Songs is a journey back to 2004, around the time I started making music. I had the vocal sample sitting on my hard drive for a couple of years, and I always kept going back to it just playing chords on top of it, trying to figure out what to do with it. One day I was listening to Another Chance by Roger Sanchez, which was an old favorite of mine, and I realized some of the ideas from Another Chance would work really well with that sample. I wouldn’t say I ripped it off completely, but I definitely borrowed a lot from Another Chance,’ Zo says.
About Mat Zo and His Love Songs
Mat Zo has earned a reputation over his whirlwind career as one of the most innovative minds in electronic music. It is a well-deserved title, that’s for sure! The man is responsible for some timeless additions to the Anjunabeats discography – including his 2013 GRAMMY-nominated, #1 Billboard Heatseekers charting (for all genres) and #1 college radio-electronic charting debut album ‘Damage Control’, and 2011’s collaboration with Arty ‘Rebound’. Mat has never been one to be pinned down by the arbitrary confines of genre. From his beginnings on Anjunabeats, he’s gone on to conquer the worlds of drum & bass, ambient, electro, and beyond. It is pretty rare to see such a diverse artist.
Mat bridges the gap between technology and music. Additionally, Mat Zo will present a brand new festival experience in Minecraft next week on May 27th. If you’ve ever attended any Minecraft shows, they are worth checking out for the experience! Mat will perform an exclusive preview of his upcoming tracks alongside fellow artists Lutrell, Swardy, Groke, Rohaan, Inverted Silence & Counsel Pop. More info on how to join the event and purchase tickets at https://tickets.madzoo.events
A truly unique artist and one of our favorite live DJs to boot, it’s a thrill to have Mat Zo back at Anjunabeats for our 20th year.
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