Matt Reynolds is a music enthusiast on a mission to share his musical knowledge with the masses. Born and raised on the hard streets of suburban North Jersey, Matt was diagnosed with an irreversible addiction to electronic music in 2009. Since then, he’s pledged to discover and share his experiences with clubs, festivals, and the world of electronic music. Situated minutes from NYC, Matt has traveled from Massachusetts to Miami and everywhere between chasing music and making memories. When he isn’t writing for MASS EDMC, he’s either reading, writing fiction, or (most likely) booty-shaking on the dance floor.

Recent Posts By: Matt Reynolds

Zedd Lets His True Colors Through On Massive 2015 Fall Tour

In the not-so-distant past, electronic and pop music were entirely separate sounds. Gradually, the once distinct boundaries started to blur and become hazy, as evolving sounds crossed genres. A handful of artists began to cross over into the spotlight of Top 40 radio circuits, bringing unprecedented attention to electronic music as a whole. A few young artists seized this opportunity[...] Read more >>

TomorrowWorld 2015: Lineup & Buses

The key to happiness exists, and it can only be found at TomorrowWorld. The third edition of the TomorrowWorld festival, held in the Chatahoochee Hills of Georgia, dropped their official full lineup. Artists who have had stellar 2015’s, like Thomas Jack, Rudimental, and The Magician, were included, as well as a plethora of household names, including Benny Benassi, Kaskade, Laidback[...] Read more >>

Summer Set Festival Returns To Somerset Wisconsin

The magic of music festivals can stagnate if one continues to go to same ones, over, and over, and over again. A change is needed every few months, a curveball, some change of scenery; a new song on your playlist. Or, as is the situation this summer, a new festival. For those interested in diversity and switching things up, there’s Summer Set music[...] Read more >>

Panda Funk Tour Closes Out American Dates This June

Who’s looking for a party? The Panda Funk Tour, which has been going strong since the TomorrowLand festival in Brazil in May, is coming to a close this June. Dirty Audio, Deorro, Zoofunktion, and Lez have been opening cages and setting the animals free across Canada, Mexico, and the US for the last month. After the long, anticipatory wait, it’s finally time for the northeast to[...] Read more >>

Great North Festival Unveils Phase 1 2015 Lineup

Last Breath Farm, located in Norridgewock, Maine, will be hosting the Great North Music Festival for the third straight year this Labor Day weekend. Featuring supporting acts like Lettuce, Papadosio, The New Deal, and Twiddle, as well as DJs like Freddy Todd, Space Jesus, and G Jones, the festival looks to continue its success in 2015.     With so many festivals going[...] Read more >>

Toro y Moi Prepares To Kick Off 2015 Summer On Tour

Chaz Bundick, aka Toro y Moi, has always created music that dances along the cracks. As an indie rock specialist who’s helped pioneer the rise of chillwave music, Bundick is an expert at manipulating synthesizers to create airy, staticky summer jams. With the announcement of his new album, What For?, Toro y Moi announced a 26-stop super tour. After already performing both weekends[...] Read more >>

[INTERVIEW] Seven Lions Opens Up, Talks Inspiration And The “Deeper” Set

Jeff Montalvo, better known by his stage name Seven Lions, is one of the most down-to-earth acts I’ve ever met. How do I know this? I was lucky enough to sit down with him and pick his brain. I found out some interesting information about Jeff’s philosophy on music composition, as well as his personal musical influences and opinions of electronic music.  SEVEN LIONS 2015[...] Read more >>

[INTERVIEW] Kidnap Kid Talks Growing Up In “UK” Clubs and Modern Club Culture

As American club life evolves, so do the artists who keep it alive. One of the most exciting and talented rising stars from the United Kingdom who is slowly becoming an integral part of the evolving dance machine is Kidnap Kid, born Matt Relton. Currently signed to Black Butter Records alongside acts like Rudimental, Clean Bandit, and Gorgon City, Relton is playing a crucial part in[...] Read more >>

[INTERVIEW] Sander Kleinenberg Talks About ‘House 2.0’ And The Electronic Experience

The only way to become truly great at something is with practice. Not just weeks of it, or even a few grueling months of it. Hell, usually a year or two isn’t enough time to master an ability. Over the course of 20 years, however, one can reach that level of greatness. Sander Kleinenberg, dutch DJ and producer extraordinaire, has been at it since the late 80’s when electronic[...] Read more >>

Matoma Showcases Tropical House on Midnight Sun Tour 2015

With the birth of every new genre, a few artists emerge as early leaders. They lead the way by pumping out track after track and allow a fledgling genre to gain visibility and notoriety. These artists go on aggressive tours and spend long nights producing tracks until they’ve made it. Tropical House is the newest genre developing momentum in the industry; Matoma is one of it’s[...] Read more >>

Hermitude Blasts Through The Roof On Spring 2015 Tour

Hermitude have been making top-level hip-hop beats for well over a decade in Australia, working with local rappers at first before gaining popularity. Since then, they’ve harnessed their Aussie powers to develop the very best in chill trap and downtempo hip-hop, and now the trap duo have released the dates for their upcoming Through The Roof tour this March. The tour will burn[...] Read more >>

Above & Beyond Takes All You Need Tour To Northeast February 2015

It doesn’t matter if you’re a fan of trap, deep house, big room house, techno, or dubstep; when Above & Beyond goes on tour, no one is too cool for trance. Over the last 15 years, Above & Beyond have created music that has birthed a devout group of fans with unrivaled loyalty and, after four long years, Jono, Paavo, and Tony have finally created a new full length album to[...] Read more >>

Dreamscape Festival Is Born at Camp Ramblewood

The Dreamscape Festival in Darlington, Maryland will be hosting its inaugural, full-scale camping festival this May. Previously, Dreamscape has lived within various different venues in the DC area, but 2015 will be the first year the festival will have it’s own grounds and offer camping for its attendees. Hosted by Badass Raves, the festival will last from May 8th to May 10th in the[...] Read more >>

Umbrellas Suggested for Paper Diamond’s Rain Drops Tour

Alexander Botwin, better known as Paper Diamond, refuses to let the party stop. For the better part of four years, Botwin has produced a multitude of tracks and performed at numerous festivals as he has risen within bass music culture. His meticulously clean beats - heavily rooted in hip-hop rap - got him noticed by Pretty Lights in 2010, which lead to his first full length album in[...] Read more >>

[GIVEAWAY] Freddy Todd & Space Jesus Take Northeast to Astronaut School

Mission control - we have liftoff! 2015 could not start off any better for those with a taste for forward-thinking sound. Freddy Todd and Space Jesus, two creative bass acts both originally from the northeast, have sprinkled nine nights of interstellar journeys across the region, dubbing it the Astronaut School Tour. Fresh off two recent tours with Gramatik and The Floozies, recent[...] Read more >>

Oliver Takes Dance Floors ‘Light Years Away’ in Fall 2014

Daft Punk’s legendary Discovery album was one of the first albums many present-day electronic music fans first fell in love with. It has elements of disco and what would soon become known as french house; the album was revolutionary. It gave birth to a generation of disco-loving producers, many of whom are finally getting a chance to showcase their passion. One such group is[...] Read more >>

[GIVEAWAY] Audien Embarks On ‘AUDaCITY’ Fall 2014 Tour

In an era of young DJs trying to make names for themselves, only a handful have reached the level of success that Audien has. He has released hits on multiple labels (such as Anjunabeats, Zouk Recordings, and Spinnin Records), opened for Armin Van Buuren and Above & Beyond, played main stages across the world, and headlined numerous tours. This fall, he’s headlining his new[...] Read more >>

Wicked Halloween Brings Above & Beyond To Lowell: Info & Transportation

Halloween weekend 2014 is almost upon us -  nightclubs and venues around the northeast are releasing lineups for the year’s spookiest night. Some of the biggest acts in the world are throwing down this October, but no event out there has what Wicked Halloween in Lowell, Massachusetts has to offer. On October 30th, Wicked Halloween is coming back to the Tsongas Arena for a second[...] Read more >>

[GIVEAWAY] Daedelus Brings His ‘Archimedes’ Mirrors On Fall 2014 Tour

Heading on tour this fall is an act so mysterious that his very name brings us back to ancient mythology: Daedelus. Known for taking his audiences on musical journeys through the depths of electronic music, Alfred Darlington - the singular mind of Daedelus - has one of the most eclectic and perplexing sounds around. He uses a special series of synthesizers to create an eerie, floating[...] Read more >>

Skrillex Destroys Genres On 27-Stop 2014 Fall Tour

Arguably the biggest name in today’s electronic music scene, Skrillex - the hair-swinging, head-banging badass of brostep - has announced he will continue touring through the fall. He packed a plethora of shows into his schedule this past summer, hitting most of the big-time festivals, like Coachella, Governors Ball, Lollapalooza, and back-to-back nights at the Red Rocks[...] Read more >>

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