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The POOL Berlin · POOLcast 066 - Massud Matin

Massud Matin


Damavand Records



Massud Matin is a minimal producer and performer based in the city of Bremen, Germany. His first release came out in 2014 and he made waves with his vinyl only EPs at prominent labels such as Tupiar Records (Romania, 2017), LumièresLaNuit (France, 2018) and Norse Project (UK, 2019). Bold, forward organic rhythms as well as experimental sampling and warm frequencies are part of his signature sounds. For the Year 2021 Massud got together with label chief and artist known as Muninn aka Sugheh Apul to create the Damavand Project which will feature vinyl EPs and digital singles dedicated to the Dub and Roots culture in combination with minimal music production and art form. Damavand is a loving and playful translation of a musical approach dedicated to the pioneer Ruddock Osbourne better known as King Tubby and brings this legacy in music history to another conclusion. The first limited vinyl only release of the Damavand Series will feature 4 original tracks by Massud Matin and is set to hit stores in a few months.

POOLcast 066 - Massud Matin

For our sixty-sixth edition of POOLcast we have a submission from Massud Matin for you. Matin has sent us a mix with which he leaves his comfort zone and ventures into new realms of electronic music for the first time.

As we have discussed many times before, POOLcast is a platform to expand the prevailing comfort zones. This is true for all three parties involved, the artists who are given a stage without any genre classifications and are free to experiment or share another facet of their work with others. Furthermore, it is also always an incentive for our listeners to engage with each episode of our podcast series in a new way, loosening up perhaps entrenched listening habits a bit. The third and perhaps most trivial comfort zone to break open again and again is our own, that of the curators of POOLcast. This is where visions of what POOLcast is and should be feed from many different minds. This results in a zone that seems to be pinned down by compromises. Recognizing and admitting this is an important part of everyone's creative life. That's why we are glad to receive submissions that encourage us to leave our one comfort zone. What we want from others, we should always look for in ourselves.

Therefore, we are happy to present you this month with Massud Matin, a POOLcast that fits wonderfully into the current season, is refreshingly lightheartedly curated and brings a flow of optimism that we all surely appreciate.