In the pioneer spirit of famous loners like Jimmy Castor, Wendy Carlos, and Prince, Rockstarmatt writes, performs, records and produces all of his own material. His musical style spreads full spectrum, from riff rock to hip hop, and from ambient to traditional Hawaiian. RSM matches his compositional ecclecticism with his choice of instrumentation, which contains analog and digital devices, as well as a multitude of tradional rock and hip hop instrumentation. Musical influences: Freestyle Fellowship, Bow Wow Wow, Deep Purple, Bad Brains, Gabby Pahinui, Don Buchla, and the Atari 2600. Artist history: Rockstarmatt was a founding member of Seattle pre-grunge phenom Quigzystick, and is currently a video game sound designer in Seattle, WA. He also spent 4 years as music director at college radio station KAOS in Olympia, WA. Instruments used on this recording include: Ovation Deacon Electric Guitar, Ovation Magnum Electric Bass, Yamaha 12 string acoustic, Silvertone electric bass, Weissenborn Model 1, Oahu acoustic guitar, Fender Dual Showman w/ 1 15' Kustom and one 15' Peavy speaker, Pearl Export drum kit, theremin, Ensonic ASR10, Buchla modular synthesizer, Moog Source, Washington State issued tone dial telephone, Marantz portable cassette recorded with modular phone input jack, Mary's violin, Farfisa & Hammond organs, Panapet AM Radio, Ibanez Super Metal pedal, Yamaha E1010, and the mighty Eventide Omnipressor. Discography: 'Armaghetto' CD 'Aloha, Baby' - released on cassette only, 1994 With Quigzystick - 'Shake' 1990 Press reviews: 'Rockstarmatt's song about a devious bed wetting deterrent device is the standout track on this compilation.' - Paperback Jukebox.