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Between 2 Speakers with Allaby

Welcome to 'Between 2 Speakers', where we send out truth-seeking laser-beam questions to musicians, artists and DJ's to find out what makes them tick while at the decks and when away. 

With our label event only a few weeks away we are getting the hard facts from all the artists appearing at Prism London. Today we welcome Nano Records artist Allaby. 

London-based producer Matt Allaby remains a unique voice for psy-trance in 2019, seamlessly blending his love of hypnotic techno and the minimalist class of the early progressive scene. From drummer to resident Dj in the late 90’s, Allaby quickly established himself as one of the top producers in trance through solid releases with Nano Records, Spiral Trax, Twisted Records, Digital Structures and many more.

Currently finishing his acclaimed S.W.I.M series of EP’s for Nano records, Allaby also has new releases for Iboga and J00F Records on the horizon. Now a well established name with vast experience, we think he’s come of age, Matt says he’s just getting started.

Welcome to Between 2 Speakers. First up, tell us who you are and where are you from?

My name is Matt Allaby. I'm from Manchester although now based in London

Describe your music in 5 words or less.

Fluid - Rolling - Hypnotic - Tech - 4/4

Who or what inspires you musically?

Any art that creates a world or space and manipulates it in a new or interesting way.

You can choose any one superhuman power. What is it? (Not including ‘the power to have all the powers’)

I just watched the last avengers movie. I didn't envy any of them.

Favourite thing to do away from music?

Spending time with my daughter and also mountain biking. I can't wait till she is old enough to go mountain biking.

And finally….what can we expect from you on 23rd March?

Epic noise from a live performance that actually has some live elements in it.

Thank you Allaby!

Allaby is appearing at Prism London on 23rd March. Tickets and info available via Resident Advisor, Access All Areas and Event Brite.

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