Artist info

Genre

Hip Hop, Electronic


Sounds like

Tricky, Massive Attack, Portishead


band members

John-Alexander Matsos (Jae Moon)


Influences

90s East Coast Hip-Hop, trip-hop, Ambient music


Bio

Sydney producer Jae Moon is a young and innovative musician who brings back the much missed sound of mid-1990s trip-hop. Often compared to Portishead, Massive Attack and Tricky, Jae's productions emphasise nostalgia through vintage sampling and dreamy, ethereal vibes. From 2009 to 2011, Jae Moon enjoyed moderate success as one half of the Aussie hip-hop duo, Stories For Nothing, where he provided the role of the rhythm section for Sydney MC Kelton Muir. Together, they performed all across Sydney, playing at such renowned venues as the Oxford Arts Factory (as the before act for Chance Waters), Factory Theatre (as the before act for Horrorshow) and Lansdowne Hotel (as the before act for Johnny Utah). Jae Moon now collaborates with Sydney MC Casa. Together, they have performed extensively in venues like Hermann’s Bar, the Annandale Hotel and the Collingwood Hotel. Jae Moon produced the first track on Casa’s debut EP, Blindfold, called ‘#4080’. Jae Moon will also be a significant contribution to Casa’s follow-up EP (set to be released in late 2013) due to their growing relationship. Jae Moon’s debut album, It’s All Good, Baby, was released independently in 2010. The follow-up EP, Aimi, was released later that same year. Moon released his third EP, ‘Masika: Part 1’ in November 2012 and his fourth EP ‘Masika: Part 2’ on Valentine’s Day, 2013. You can find all of Jae Moon’s music at jaemoon1.bandcamp.com