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Matmos (left to right): Drew Daniel and M.C. Schmidt
Matmos (left to right): Drew Daniel and M.C. Schmidt

Matmos is an experimental electronica duo from San Francisco on the Matador Records label. M. C. Schmidt and Drew Daniel are the core members, but they frequently include other artists on their records and in their performances. Much of their work could be classified within the musique concrète genre. Image File history File links File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... Image File history File links File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... Electronica is a rather ambiguous term that covers a wide range of electronic or electronic-influenced music. ... This article is about the city in California. ... Matador Records is a mainly indie rock label that was started by Chris Lombardi in 1989 in his New York City apartment. ... Musique concrète (French; literally, concrete music), is the name given to a class of electronic music produced from editing together fragments of natural and industrial sounds. ...


Matmos has worked with Björk on her albums Vespertine (2001) and Medúlla (2004), as well as her Vespertine and Greatest Hits tours. In November of 2004, Matmos spent 97 hours in the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts as artists in residence, performing music with friends, musical guests and onlookers. The live album Work, Work, Work, essentially a "best of" collection of the session, was released as a free download from their website. Björk Björk Guðmundsdóttir IPA: , (born November 21, 1965 in Reykjavík, Iceland) is an Icelandic singer/songwriter with a great expressive range and an interest in many kinds of music including popular, trip-hop, alternative rock, jazz, electronica, folk, and classical. ... Vespertine is an album by Icelandic singer/songwriter/musician Björk, released in August of 2001 (see 2001 in music). ... Medúlla is a music album by Icelandic singer/songwriter/musician Björk, which was released on August 31st of 2004 (see 2004 in music). ... 2004 is a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


Schmidt busies himself managing the New Genres Department at the San Francisco Art Institute. Daniel is working on his dissertation on the literary cult of Melancholy. The San Francisco Art Institute is a famous art school in San Francisco, California. ... Melancholia (Greek μελαγχολια) was described as a distinct disease as early as the fifth and fourth centuries BC in the Hippocratic writings. ...


The name Matmos is the name of the evil underground goo creature in the 1968 film Barbarella. Matmos' private record label Vague Terrain is a reference to the publishing company and bookstore in Paris that originally distributed the comic book upon which the film was based. This article is about the book, the character, and the film. ...

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Albums

A Chance to Cut Is a Chance to Cure is an album by duo Matmos. ... Album by experimental duo Matmos. ...

EPs

California Rhinoplasty is the name of a song on the 2001 album A Chance to Cut Is a Chance to Cure by Matmos. ...

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Matmos - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (272 words)
Matmos is an experimental electronica duo from San Francisco on the Matador Records label.
Matmos has worked with Björk on her albums Vespertine (2001) and Medúlla (2004), as well as her Vespertine and Greatest Hits tours.
Matmos' private record label Vague Terrain is a reference to the publishing company and bookstore in Paris that originally distributed the comic book upon which the film was based.
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