Matthew Dear

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I think you come to New York to kind of prove something to yourself. At least I did. New York is this kind of vision, this thing of like cinematic dreams

Matthew Dear, undertheradarmag.com, 11 October 2012

Matthew Dear was born April 4, 1979, Kingsville, Texas, United States. Matthew Dear is a DJ, dance-music producer, experimental pop artist, and bandleader. He co-founded both Ghostly International and its dancefloor offshoot, Spectral Sound. He’s had remixes commissioned by The XX, Charlotte Gainsbourg, Spoon, Hot Chip, The Postal Service, and Chemical Brothers; he’s made mixes for the Fabric mix series and Get Physical’s Body Language. The Video for Dear’s track “Don and Sherri” from the 2008 re-release of his album Asa Breed Black Edition (a re-release of 2007 album Asa Breed) was filmed in downtown New York City.