Exclusive Interview: MATOMA in Canada


By Tiffany Lam. In less than a year, 23-year-old music producer and pianist Tom Stræte Lagergren, known as Matoma, has become an international name in electronic music. Sharing countless remixes of various styles over Soundcloud & HypeMachine, most recently hip-hop/rap mixes with tropical house tweaks, Matoma’s unique sound continues to gain popularity fast. In fact, two remixes have made HypeMachine’s Top 40 Tracks of 2014 list.

Last month, Matoma made his Canadian debut through an exclusive 8-date Canadian Fall Tour, with stops in Vancouver, Montreal, Toronto, and more. ITC’s Tiffany sat down with Tom in Toronto just before his show with Thomas Jack at the Hoxton to chat about all things music and uncover the story of Matoma. Check it out after the jump!

MATOMA’s latest and most popular sound today can easily be described as tropical house music mixed with hip hop. Honestly, I have to admit that’s…

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