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Matt Wand

dr machine, bvoc, h, GB
Electronic and Jazz
A.k.a. Obeng Ungu & Jalan Buntu (with Group Uang Wayang of Palembang) Small Rocks Stahlgren & Ferguson

Matt Wand from Salford, UK, became known to a wider public especially with Stock, Hausen & Walkman, frequent collaboration with Tony Oxley (documented on Incus, The Tony Oxley Quartet, The Tony Oxley Orchestra on Soul Note). Had recently been commissioned by WDR sound collages extracted from WDR recordings of contemporary classical works (Schnitt-Haubenstock, composition & live performance). Individual compositions/contributions also appeared on compilations on various labels. Has received numerous commissions for installations and exhibitions in the UK and abroad. Besides live performances, radio work, installations he has written film scripts for short films and animations (one winning the Goldcrest Award for best short in 1988) and shown many small gauge movies in the UK and abroad. He also runs the independent artistic recording label Hot Air and designs the visuals and packaging for the many vinyl and CD items released so far.

  • Backing Vocals
  • Harmonica
  • Electronic
  • Jazz
  • Dance
  • Rock
Popular Tracks   
Cudegokalalumosospasashatetéwaot on Angelica 1997 by Various Artists
Two and Two on Oxley, Tony / Bailey, Derek: Quartet by Tony Oxley
Renown on Oxley, Tony / Bailey, Derek: Quartet by Tony Oxley
Cymbal Pointer on Oxley, Tony / Bailey, Derek: Quartet by Tony Oxley
Incedentaly on Oxley, Tony / Bailey, Derek: Quartet by Tony Oxley
Hydrolysis on Oxley, Tony / Bailey, Derek: Quartet by Tony Oxley
Utrecht 1 on Public.Exe by Matt Wand
Paris 1 on Public.Exe by Matt Wand
Manchester 1 on Public.Exe by Matt Wand
Paris 2 on Public.Exe by Matt Wand

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Band Members

Title Artist Year Type
Nash&W - Louvre '99Matt Wand, Andrew Sharpley, Noël Akchoté2018Album
Nash&W - Nyc 1 & 2Matt Wand, Andrew Sharpley & Noël Akchoté2018Single
Entertaining The InvalidMatt Wand2017Compil.
Avant-Bi-Goût: Le Mans, 1998.Noël Akchoté, Andrew Sharpley, Matt Wand2011Single
Tony Oxley/ Derek Bailey QuartetTony Oxley, Derek Bailey, Matt Wand & Pat Thomas2008Album
Public.ExeMatt Wand2003Album
Blowdown: Inside & OutMatt Wand2003Single
1½ Volt MusicMatt Wand2001Album
Good VibrationsMatt Wand & Laurence Lane1997Single
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