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Matthias Vogt

Matthias Vogt

Biography

Rarely is a musician to be seen, who feels home in more than just one musical genre the way Matthias Vogt does. Who else can claim himself being booked in hot clubs around the globe and aditionally being respected as a jazz musician at the same time?

Vogt’s music has been released on handpicked labels: he is working with Chicago based Large Music, Teng (as Mias Void), Urbantorque, Komplex de Deep, Saw Recordings – the label of house-legends Satoshi Tomiie and Hector Romero. Plus Frankfurt’s finest Polytone Records, Leeds based Fullbarr imprint, Cologne’s Treibstoff, Fred Everything’s Lazy Days Recordings and Lo:Rise/Defected. A dj since the early nineties, Matthias experienced dance music’s fast growing and constantly altering change as a part of Frankfurt’s vital club scene. Vogt performed regurlarly at Sven Va”th’s Cocoonclub. He also played gigs at clubs such as The End in London, Club 11, Amsterdam, Tresor, Berlin, Cielo, New York or Arma 17 in Moscow and gigs around the globe f.e. Japan, Taiwan, Australia, Spain, France, Italy, Switzerland or Hungary. Furthermore Matthias is a much asked for remixer.

Together with his friend, infamous producer Ian Pooley, Vogt forms M.V.I.P.- (Aviator EP / Pooled, Barrique EP / Lazy Days). Back in 2002 Matthias founded his widely well known deep house project Motorcitysoul. Starting as a solo project and continued as a duo after the first album “Did You Expect That?”. Motorcitysoul released on highly acclaimed house imprints like Freerange, Simple, Aus Music or Poker Flat. The project ended their mutual work in 2012.In his second life, Vogt is a trained musician… He wrote, arranged and recorded seven jazz studio albums! But that’s a completely different story, check out his unique project [re:jazz] – new album Kaleidoscope, produced by Jazzanova’s Axel Reinemer out now on Infracom – or his Matthias Vogt Trio.