Head Honcho at Motek Music
One half of Shadow Aspect


15/2/14 Secret Afterhours, Brooklyn
15/2/14 Cameo, Brooklyn
16/2/14 Tokya, NYC
24/2/14 Tropical Roast, Cape Town, South Africa
28/2/14 Fiction, Cape Town, South Africa
12/3/14 Lanai, Austin Texas
16/3/14 Lanai, Austin Texas
25/3/14 The Social Lubricant, Miami
28/3/14 Motek, London
2/4/14 Couture, Los Angeles
18/4/14 Auslage, Vienna
20/4/14 Cosa Nostra, Malta
26/4/14 The Standard Roof+Pool, Los Angeles
23/5/14 Motek, London


11/1/13 Egg
9/3/13 Push Lounge, St Petersburg Florida
14/3/13 Lanai, Austin Texas
15/3/13 Plush, Austin Texas
17/3/13 Lanai, Austin Texas
30/3/13 National Underground, NYC
1/4/13 1001
5/4/13 Motek Birthday Party
11/5/13 1001
11/5/13 Rhythm Factory
17/5/13 Cargo
18/5/13 Pacha
23/5/13 Kingdom, Austin Texas
24/5/13 Plush, Austin Texas
26/5/13 Roof Party, NYC
27/5/13 1001
8/6/13 1001
19/6/13 TBC
20/6/13 The Flat, Brooklyn, NYC
24/6/13 Gottwood Festival, Wales
29/6/13 National Underground, NYC
2/7/13 Salon Daomé, Montreal
3/7/13 Bobby's, NYC
12/7/13 DJ Mag HQ sessions
13/7/13 Motek Roof Party
14/7/13 Exit Festival, Serbia
27/7/13 Cargo
10/8/13 1001
10/8/13 Motek Roof Party
11/8/13 Tipsy
12/9/13 Salon Daomé, Montreal
27/9/13 TBA, Brooklyn, NYC
5/10/13 National Underground, NYC
23/10/13 Room 86, Los Angeles
1/11/13 TBA, Brooklyn, NYC
16/11/13 Motek Warehouse Party, London
17/11/13 Motek Afterparty
1/12/13 Cosa Notra, Malta w/ Tale of Us


Matt Hardinge was first introduced to electronic music during his youth when he attended his first underground event at the once popular New York City club, limelight. The night forever changed Matt’s musical outlook and has led him to become a successful DJ, label owner, event curator, and producer. Matt's DJ sets emanate a deep, dark sexy vibe, and his distinctive sound comes from a fusions of deep house, tech house, and techno.

In 2009, Matt began a residency at the world famous London venue, The Ministry of Sound, lent him valuable experience playing big crowds and led him to share the decks with some of the worlds best ‘big room’ DJ’s. Following this stint, Matt dug deeper into the realms of the underground and started his own record label and event series called Motek. The series began as an intimate event night hosting 200 people in London nightclubs and as momentum was built it was quickly propelled to massive 1,500+ events in the warehouses, rooftops, and abandoned railway tunnels.

Since it’s humble beginnings in 2011 Motek has grown to become a respected brand within in underground scene in the U.K. It’s Motek showcases have also become a staple in cities such as New York City, Montreal, Los Angeles and Austin. The labelaspect of Motek, set to launch in 2014, will host a roster of the industries top producers including; Eric Volta, Forrest, Superlounge, Louie Fresco, Maher Daniel, Metrika, Bastard Love, Max Belobrov, Ahmet Sisman, and Jonny Cruz.

Matt has played with and alongside some of the world’s very best underground DJs, including:
Tale of Us, Simon Baker, Derrick May, Avatism, Mind Against, The/Das, Fur Coat, Mark Henning, Mario Basanov, Russ Yallop, Balcazar & Sordo, My Favorite Robot, Nitin, Eric Volta, Jonny Cruz, Forrest, Bastard Love, Dario Zenker, Signal Flow, Superlounge, Oliver Huntemann, Silky, Ahmet Sisman, Max Cooper + many more

If you are a deep house/techno producer and would like to submit a demo for the label, please send your track to: demos@moteklondon.com

Matt Hardinge   London, Britain (UK)

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