Matt recently performed at TEDxQUT and BIGSOUND, and was nominated for a QMusic Award with his band The Mouldy Lovers. In little over one year, he has written songs with international artists Tenzin Choegyal (Tibet), Kenta Hayashi (Japan), and recorded with Ben Ely of Regurgitator and Gabriella Cohen.
Steeped in world music since childhood, Matt creates multi-layered compositions that draw on his immigrant roots to explore the grey areas between cultures. Playing over 30 instruments from around the world including trumpet, double bass, clarinet, accordion, shakuhachi and found objects.
About this track...
Featuring Blaq Carrie (winner of Triple J Unearthed Spring Hip Hop Festival), Aurora Liddle-Christie (activist-poet of Indigenous Australian and Jamaican heritage), and Brisbane/Samoan rapper Mister E, to create ‘In Colour’.
Other tracks by Matt Hsu's Obscure Orchestra: Runes dans le Sable - Birdnest Hair (with Ashleigh Djokic)
|Number Of People In Act||Solo|
|State/Territory Artist Is Based In||QLD|
|City/Town/Region Artist Is Based In||West End, Brisbane|
|Taken From The Release Titled||The Shirt Album|
|Copyright Holder's Name||Matthew Hsu|
|Media Servicing Date||2019-03-05|
|Main Genre||Hip Hop|
|Genre 2||Australian Indigenous|
|Contains explicit lyrics or themes that may offend some listeners||No|
|Artist Official Web Site||https://obscureorchestra.com|
|Artist Social Network Page||https://youtube.com/matthsu|
|Online Store Page 1||https://obscureorchestra.com|
|Online Store Page 2|
|Content Provider||Amrap Unsigned|