Matt Stevens

Matt Stevens is a musician and composer from North London. An instrumental artist, he uses an acoustic guitar and 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, Colin Edwin, Barclay James Harvest, Fish, Touchstone, The Reasoning etc at venues from The Peel to The Great Escape in Brighton to Islington Academy to the Supernormal festival.

He has released three albums; Echo in 2008, Ghost in 2010 and Relic in 2011. His 4th solo album will be released by Esoteric/Cherry Red Records in early 2014. His music has been a "word of mouth" success thanks to the support of hundreds of bloggers and podcasters. Supportive press in Prog, Guitar Player, Rock-A-Rolla and many more. 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.

Matt plays on the tracks Bedlam Days, Here Come The Envoys and Rise Up Forgotten, Return Destroyed.