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[color=#31ABC6]Danny Gilligan, ‘Crackin On’ and Raising Money for Cancer @ Ministry Of Sound[/color], 27th Jan
[color=red]Tristan Ingram Returns To matter To Start A Riot[/color], 12th May
[color=red]The King is back! Andy Farley finally returns[/color], 18th Feb
[color=red]Tech house - A state of mind with the Godfather Paul Homer Stubbs[/color], 25th Jun
[color=#31ABC6]Ali Wilson - From Harderfaster to Carl Cox's Favourite Producer[/color], 3rd Apr
[color=red]Tekelec’s Ali Wilson and Matt Smallwood prepare for Ignition[/color], 6th Dec
[color=#31ABC6]Danny Gilligan presents Ignition [/color], 18th Oct
[color=red]For those who love music: the Proactive story[/color], 18th Sep
[color=green]Review of Progression Records Boat Party on, well, the ocean wave[/color], 30th Aug
[color=red]Roobarb preview with Matt Smallwood[/color], 12th Jul

HarderFaster DJs >> Matt Smallwood
Music Style:Hard Dance
From:South London!
Residencies:YES! @ Hidden / Progression Records / TEKELEC Records
Management Agency:Tek-DJs
Bookings Contact: +44 (0)7891 907 132 / mattsmallwood@hotmail.com or Tom@tek-djs.com
No. of records:I've never counted but around 4-5000 I guess !
Started playing:16
All time top 3 tunes:1. Tony de Vit 'Are you all ready'
2. Tony de Vit 'Age of Love'
3. 99th floor elevators 'Hooked' (OD404 mix)
Website:N/A
Signed to:Nukleuz, Vicious Circle, 999, Tidy, TEKELEC, Brain Damage
Sample set:Coming soon...
Worst DJing moment:When I was playing in France with XLR8 on NYE, I'd just mixed in a record out of a CD (for those of you out there who mix will know what I mean here!!) I lifted the needle off of the record rather than taking the CD out, so there was silence! Somehow, I managed to get away with it though! Scary moment all the same!
Would most like to play:It seems that everyone puts the same answer here, but I'd love to play at Trade! It was my main influence when I was younger and was hugely responsible for my musical/mixing style.
Most enjoyable set you've played:Would have to be Trinity in New Zealand in the summer of 2000. My first overseas experience and I was nervous to say the least! But when I got in there the nerves seemed to disappear and there were 1700 Kiwi's going mad in front of me! An experience I'll never forget.
When you're not DJing you're:In the week I'm spending a lot of time in the studio producing with my partner in crime Ali Wilson, and if I'm not playing at weekends I'm probably dancing instead! I still really enjoy clubbing even if I'm not playing.
Favourite DJ:Steve Thomas. A very talented DJ who I've respected for many years. Amazingly versatile, playing anything from Tough funky house through to rip-roaring Techno! His mixing skills are second to none, and he's a bloody nice chap too!
Favourite Venue:It has to be 'The End'. It has the most amazing sound system and is one of the cleanest clubs I've visited. I love the Fridge too!
Favourite Promotion:Its all about YES! @ Hidden Saturday December 3rd 2005!!
Favourite Producer:Tony de Vit was an outstanding producer, so ahead of his time too. Alot of respect for him. More recently on the harder edge, I've liked alot of Nick Sentiences stuff. Always so much going on, very complex, professional production. Hes only a little bit older than me too so I've got a huge amount of respect for him. On the funkier tip, I really enjoy Paul Jane's music. Again, the production is spot on and proffesional, he always gets ya head bobbin'!
Favourite Label:Has to be TEKELEC baby!!
Biggest Influence:As I said earlier it has to be Trade, I haven't been for a while but a few years ago it was hugely responsible for my musical tastes and styles.
Drink:Cider and Black! Mmmmmmmmmmmm!
Non-music pastime:I must admit, I am a bit of an Eastenders fan! If I get the chance during the week I do like to catch up with the goings on in Albert Square! Apart from that, music pretty much rules my life!
Words of wisdom:Get the fu*k right in!
Other Comments:Dynamite + I'll Take Ya There - Coming soon on Tidy!

Last updated:
07 Feb 2006

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Background
Updated 19-09-02 16:09
Matt has played a wide range of house music since he began Djing at the age of 16, which is reflected in the variety of influences that result in his unique style of energetic hard house & his preference to the harder edge of dance music. His dedica...[expand]

Discography
Updated 27-10-05 23:10
'Dynamite' (With Ali Wilson) Tidy - Dec'05
'I'll Take Ya There' (With Ali Wilson) Tidy - Dec'05
'Something' (With Mark Maitland) Brain Damage - Dec'05
'Gimmie All Ya Got' - Vicious Circle - April '04
‘Let the Games Begin’ - Nukleuz – Aug‘...[expand]

Recent photosets featuring Matt Smallwood
Hardcore Euphoria
The Fridge (24th June, 2006)
(Photos: *cheeky chick*)
see you all at the next one ;-)
Faith and The Crack on
Fire & Lee Osbornes (4th December, 2005)
(Photos: Holly-Anna)
What can I say... These pics kinda speak for themselves!
Innovate & Riot! InnovateEP Launch Party
The Fridge (18th March, 2006)
(Photos: Holly-Anna)
Wicked Music, Wicked Crowed.. Not great pics once again.. Keep fprgetting I have my camera.. haha, anyway i'll get told off if i dont put em up
External Links - profiles, sets, interviews etc
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Profile of Matt Smallwood 3rd Oct 2001
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RIOT! The 16th Birthday Easter Bank Holiday Reunion, 16th Apr
Nukleuz 20th Birthday , 16th Jul
TEN Takeover, 5th Oct
Toolroom Records W/ Matt Smallwood, 26th Jan
bootleg social pre party, 17th Nov
Gatecrasher Birmingham 4th Birthday Pt.5, 20th Oct
Vinyl Impact Meets Trinity, 14th Jul
Verdict vs Project House, 12th Mar
123 - Matt Smallwood & Dave Jenkinsound, 4th Feb
Peach, 6th Mar

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