Northlands is ramping up and promises to be the biggest event in the region, with 15 bands over multiple stages.
“We super excited about this year,” says Northlands Director Seth McNally. “We’ve curated a fantastic diversity of genres, basically an entire season worth of dynamic bands and lined them all up for one fantastic weekend of music.”
Great American Music Hall hosting Ukraine benefit feat. Dan Lebowitz, Reed Mathis, Sonny Smith & more
Electric Beethoven Releases "To Love the World" to Complete the First Digital 45 of a Monthly Release Series
Today, Reed Mathis’ Electric Beethoven has released "To Love the World," a brand new single that accompanies last week's release "Ramps & Vamps" in a digital 45. The eclectic bassist's "Classical Dance Music" project is embarking on a monthly release series in collaboration with Color Red leading up to the release of a double LP entitled Hear No Evil that will be available worldwide summer 2022.
Reed Mathis & Color Red Announce Monthly Electric Beethoven Release Series Leading Up to a Double LP
On Friday, January 21st, Reed Mathis’ Electric Beethoven will kick off a monthly release series leading up to the group’s highly anticipated double LP Hear No Evil coming out via Color Red this summer. The eclectic bassist’s brainchild rooted in improvisation and reimagining the works of Beethoven’s vast catalog will kick off the series with “Ramps & Vamps,” an appropriate title to launch the group’s endeavors as Mathis refers to it as the ropes course in the playground that is Electric Beethoven.
Mr. Hat Presents a very Jerry Birthday weekend blowout- an evening with STEELY DEAD and KEYSTONE REVISTED w/ REED MATHIS on 6 string featuring the MAD ALCHEMY LIQUID LIGHTSHOW now ON THE WATERFRONT at the Mare Island Coal Sheds in Vallejo, CA. Local craft beers, wine and food trucks available, now also featuring a Burning Man sculpture art exhibit and fantastic waterfront views.
Last Monday & Tuesday, Billy Kreutzmann brought his latest incarnation of the Kids to the mainland to play a two-night blowout at the sandstone mecca Red Rocks. Originally slated as a single show, tickets sold out almost instantly and in light of this demand, the call for more was answered. The response: another sold out show.
During the lockdown last year, Reed Mathis had lots of time on his hands. Setting an intention to use the downtime wisely, he decided to visit his storage space filled with countless recordings, photos and miscellaneous ephemera from his years and years of touring and recording with underground jazz experimentalists, Jacob Fred Jazz Odyssey.
In Reed's own words: "What I found in there astonished me."