FAYSAL MATIN

176 JEFFERSON AVE #3

BROOKLYN, NY 11216

703 943 0860

faysalimatin@gmail.com

www.faysalmatin.com

EXPERIENCE

Songwriter/Music Producer – Red Bull Media House (2017-Current)
-wrote series of instrumentals to be published in the Red Bull Music Library Archive to be used in Red Bull’s varying media outlets
-delivered the main mix down, 30 second version and sting (10 sec) for each song in the catalogue all at 48kHz and 24 bit depth

Co-Founder/Art Director/A&R – Moving Castle Collective (2013-2016)
-started a worldwide collective established as a unified platform for artists of similar tastes to release and share music on the platform SoundCloud.
-designed the logo and worked with Boogie Made LA towards producing clothing merchandise and sold out hundreds of units for $40/each via our website
-used statistics from SoundCloud to help target key fan base groups when accepting tour dates and setting up promotions for merchandise
-released 4 compilations comprised of both collective members and guest producers over the period of a year
-organized and facilitated roles for two large collective showcases at SXSW with Porter Robinson and Sweater Beats as the special guests
-helped put together the Virtual Summer 2015 tour and played a series of 12 consecutive dates across the United States and Canada

Musician/Producer/DJ – Hunt for the Breeze (2012-Current)
-produce and perform electronic/r&b/grime music across the United States -represented by Bo Trip from C3 Management and booking through Adam Ogushwitz & Jake Bernstein from the United Talent Agency
-Produced music for Broad City as well as several other web series shows
-tracks played on BBC Radio 1, Rinse FM (LDN), Soulection Radio, Sirius XM -supported by Diplo, Porter Robinson, Cashmere Cat, Skrillex, and more
-played TBD Festival 2015 in Sacramento, CA, Splash House 2015 Festival in Palm Springs, CA, and Snowglobe Festival 2015 in South Lake Tahoe, CA on New Years

Photographer (2016-Current)
-started a black and white photography project called Live where I closely document musicians playing stadiums, concert halls and small intimate venues to
capture the energy and atmosphere of the performance
-commissioned to photograph the Growlers at Webster Hall, and the Head and the Heart along with the Tallest Man on Earth at UC Berkley’s Greek Theatre
-worked with West Village based brand Jachs NY towards styling and photographing campaign ads for their new fall/winter 2016 collection
-currently working with the Re:Quest Modeling Agency to develop and shoot concepts to pitch for i-D, Dazed & Confused and 032c magazines

Opening Ceremony – Artist Relations/Music Producer (2016)
-styled musicians such as Flume, Travis Scott, Cashmere Cat, Joe Jonas, Bangladesh, Emile Haynie, Blood Orange, The 1975 and more at the New York Flagship store in SoHo -produced an original score for the Opening Ceremony exclusive Vans x Natalie Westling Campaign video

EDUCATION

The College of William & Mary (2010-2014)
Biology Major w/ Neuroscience Concentration – Williamsburg, VA

McLean High School (2006-2010)
Honors; Valedictorian – McLean, VA

Boy Scouts of America (2010) Eagle Scout Award

PROFICIENCIES

Adobe Lightroom Adobe Photoshop Ableton Live