Since graduating from the ACM South East London based session musician Matt Aston has gone on to have toured the UK and Ireland year on year with various artists performing headline shows at venues such as Shepherds Bush, KOKO, The Roundhouse, The O2 academies, XOYO, The Ritz in Manchester, Glasgow ABC and many more, as well as having played festivals such as Glastonbury, TiTP, V festival, Belladrum, Wakestock, Victorious festival, Isle of Wight.
TV/radio credits including BBC1, BBC2, BBC radio 2, BBC radio London, ITV1, ITV2, Channel 5, MTV, Ont sofa, Sofar sounds and 4Music.
A vast recording/song-writing experience, having recorded on Lucy Spraggan’s (Xfactor, Sony/Columbia Records) debut album ‘Join the Club’ which peaked at number 7 in the official UK chart, as well as many other recordings, writing sessions and videos since in studio’s such as Wendyhouse, Metropolis, Park Studios, Oktopus Studios, BBC broadcasting house, Sofarsounds, remote sessions.
Available for: Gigs, Tours, Festivals, Showcases, TV & radio, Live Recordings, Studio Recordings, Remote Sessions, Teaching, BV’s offered, Music Video’s, Masterclasses.
Artists/bands worked with include: Cassicus, Molly Smitten-Downes, Lucy Spraggan, X factor live show 2017, Longfellow, Pages, Verushka George, Ray Lewis (The Drifters), ACM gospel choir, Kat Eaton, Hannah Robinson, Whinnie Williams, Unexpected Guests, Re-Imagined, Adam Chandler, Luke Simpkins, Jon Bull and the Bandits, Si Connelly, Singology choir, Mark De-lisser, Portrait, Lukas Setto, and more.
As well as work with artists Matthew has vast experience working in the corporate field having worked with many top corporate agencies performing for clients and at venues across the world including The Mulia resort Bali, The Sky garden, The Ned, The Mayfair hotel, Anabels private members club, Quaglinos, Soho house/Soho Farm House, Grosvenor House, Hampton Court Palace, Kensington Roof Gardens, plus many more.
Matthew is currently endorsed by Aguilar amps and is using:
2009 Fender american standard P bass. 1983 Squier JV jazz bass. Gibson 335 bass. Aguilar Tonehammer 500, DB210, DB212. ¾ Acoustic double bass. Roland Gaia synth. Ultimate Ears IEMS