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

[GIVEAWAY] Tommy Trash Takes on North America This Fall with “Trashed” Tour

Tommy Trash is prolonging his summer of high-intensity electro house madness into the fall months with his North American “Trashed” tour. The Australian DJ has spent the summer of 2014 playing at festivals across the world, including EDC Las Vegas and New York, TomorrowLand, and HARD Summer (among others), with a slot at TomorrowWorld still on his plate. He’s thrown 11 more[...] Read more >>

Animals Come Out To Play For Sixth Edition Of Electric Zoo Festival 2014

As Labor Day weekend approaches, the anticipation of New York’s longest running electronic festival grows closer and closer. Electric Zoo, which takes place on Randall’s Island in NYC over Labor Day weekend, will be coming back with an impressive lineup in 2014. Entering its 6th year, EZoo features over 125 different artists, including some of the worlds biggest headliners like[...] Read more >>

How To Handle Bad Luck: A Recap of The Inaugural Hudson Music Project

Growing up, my father would constantly tell me how life presents good people shitty situations. He didn’t try to sugar-coat it; he told me how the world works and made sure that I understood there was nothing I could do about it. He also told me, however, that it’s my responsibility to “make the best out of my shitty situations.” I’ve always tried to follow this advice: when I[...] Read more >>

KOAN Sound Headlines Their First North American Tour in 2014

KOAN Sound will spend the spring months of 2014 testing exciting new grounds on their very first headlining tour through the U.S. Comprised of Will Weeks and Jim Bastow, KOAN Sound plans to bring their eclectic blend of hypnotic-yet-glitchy take on electronic music to 22 locations across the states. They've produced very mellow material in the past, most notably from their successful[...] Read more >>

Snowball Festival 2014 Descends On Denver This April

The Colorado electronic music scene has been well-known for producing some serious talent over the last few years. Ever since Pretty Lights (or as many call him, Derek Vincent Smith) stormed the electronic music scene, acts like Savoy and Paper Diamond have followed in his footsteps. A reputation for appreciating soulful beats and the groovier side of electronica has sprung from this[...] Read more >>

RAC Gets Intimate On 2014 Strangers Tour

RAC originally began in 2007 as Remix Artist Collective, a loosely formed group of musicians founded by André Allen Anjos. Concrete information about the group is hard to find (especially in regards to who is and isn't a member) but RAC is officially Anjos' solo project - though it functions thanks to the involvement and support of past members such as Karl Kling and Andrew[...] Read more >>

Skrillex Drops Both New Album And 2014 Mothership Tour Dates

Skrillex has sent the internet into an uproar the last 24 hours, as he has not only released and entirely new album, titled Recess, but the dates for his summer schedule, dubbing the excursion 'The Mothership 2014 tour'. Sonny Moore, the post-hardcore rocker-turned-DJ, approached the album release with a modern, technological flair. After releasing his Alien Ride game app for[...] Read more >>

Super8 & Tab Paint The US Red on 2014 Code Red Tour

The U.S. will be getting some Anjuna trance love this February as Super8 & Tab, Finland’s most recognizable DJs (after Darude, of course), embark on a 9-stop mini-tour. One of Anjunabeats’ most talented acts, Mikka Eloranta and Janne Mansnerus, Super8 & Tab respectively, teamed up back in 2005 to leave their impression on trance in a lasting fashion. Over the last 9 years,[...] Read more >>

Miami’s Ultra Music Festival Releases Stacked Phase 2 Lineup

Ultra Music Festival is one of the biggest and most iconic festivals in the world. Dubbing themselves “the World’s Premier Electronic Music Festival,” it’s really hard to argue. Year after year, the Ultra crew brings in a plethora of artists to please the thousands of dancing fans that flock to Miami. It’s an experience that all fans of electronic music should experience[...] Read more >>

Terravita Drops The Bass on 2014 Rituals Tour

When trying to classify Terravita by genre, only one word comes to mind: bass. Powerful, unapologetic bass. They possess the kind of bass capable of sustaining their upcoming Rituals Tour, a 24-date, cross-country grime-fest. John Spero, Matt Simmers, and Chris Barlow, the trio comprising Terravita, have developed a sound capable of melting your face and making you smile from true[...] Read more >>

Esta Brings Soulful Sounds On Paradise Tour 2014

ESTA, a producer out of Temecula in SoCal and part of the Soulection collective, is launching a tour that will showcase his budding talents as a DJ and musical prodigy. He’s a technician of some seriously sexy beats that cover a variety of genres, forming experimental and futuristic soul in each and every piece. They mesh well on every track he makes, creating a fresh and relaxing[...] Read more >>

[INTERVIEW] Max Graham Talks Trance, EDM and Loyal Fans

With the high influx of electronic music acts nowadays, an artist who plays straight trance is becoming a rarity. There are so many subgenres and “BPM” categorizations - like progressive, psy, uplifting, euphoric, vocal - that it’s easy to lose sight of why trance is worth listening to in the first place. Max Graham, an exceptional trance DJ/producer out of Canada, doesn’t care[...] Read more >>

Paper Diamond Delivers Chills On 2014’s Cold Crush Tour

Paper Diamond is bringing his distinct style of hip-hop, trap, and dubstep with him as he begins 2014 with his Cold Crush tour across america. After releasing his Paragon EP in 2013, Alexander Botwin, the figure behind the Paper Diamond name, is starting the year strong. He has been seen on stage performing with an iPad, a strategy that few (if any) successful DJs have accomplished.[...] Read more >>

Gramatik Invades the Northeast on 2014 Winter Tour

Gramatik, the world class groove-master, is launching a mini-tour across the northeast to start 2014 to the delight of hip-hop and electronic music fans alike. For those unfamiliar with his work, Gramatik is an electro-funk DJ with a heavy hip-hop influence present. The eclectic blend of genres he incorporates into his sound encourages some serious dancing and head-nodding, while the[...] Read more >>

[GIVEAWAY] Max Graham Starts 2014 With New Cycles Tour

There are few DJs in the world who have mastered the ‘extended set,’ but in 2014, Max Graham intends to show North America how it’s done once more. The Canadian trance mastermind behind the super-popular Cycles Radio program will journey yet again, bringing his superior live mixing abilities and infectious personality around the country. Graham has been working with turntables[...] Read more >>

Paint-based MIDI Controller Possibile With Bare Conductive’s Touch Board

New and exciting advancements in DJ equipment have bombarded the market recently; two such examples are MusicInk and the Makey Makey project who have both led the charge with innovative ideas. However, new competitor Touch Board has a distinct advantage and the latest idea in touch-sensitive electronics that will revolutionize how novice DJs start their careers. The concept,[...] Read more >>

Get Laser’d With Savoy on 2014 Tour [Phase 3 Dates]

Brooklyn-based electro-house group Savoy will tour the states on their second “Get Lazer’d” tour. The House of Blues is sponsoring the tour as part of their “Ones to Watch” series, which gives new artists are given an opportunity to display their music across the country in big cities. Savoy is taking advantage of the opportunity by filling their schedule with shows,[...] Read more >>

George FitzGerald Gets Magnetic On North American Tour

For house fans in select US cities, the holidays may have gotten just a little bit sweeter. Up-and-comer George FitzGerald is embarking on a 9 stop US tour for the month of December, spreading the groove and transforming crowd members into fans. The house DJ recently teamed up with Double 6 Records to produce the hypnotic “Magnetic” and “Bad Aura,” turning the releases’[...] Read more >>

Wild Child Adrian Lux Announces North American Winter Tour

Adrian Lux is headed on tour once again. He has announced a winter tour, entitled the “Wild Child Tour,” that will take him across North America for the second time in 2013. This news functions as a summary for his entire year; 2013 has been his most successful year to date. Coming off of his 2012 debut album, Adrian Lux, Lux has spent the majority of 2013 spreading his music.[...] Read more >>

SnowGlobe Festival 2013: Lineup & 5 Acts You Can’t Miss

It’s the most wonderful time of the year again, ladies and gentlemen: New Year’s Eve!  It feels like so long ago that we celebrated our favorite holiday with our friends and loved ones while we watched the ball drop and sang “Auld Lang Syne” with Dick Clark, sipping champagne in the sitting room with a warm fire in the hearth and a small lap dog on the ottoman seems like a[...] Read more >>

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