Tuesday, July 20, 2010

Maria Matias Music Inc. & Hidden Library at Arts in Progress Tuesday, July 27

Very interesting presentation with Arts Habitat next week, featuring local talent agent Maria Matias and her latest find, Hidden Library.
Hailing from Carmel, the production duo of Nathaniel Stevens and Ross McCafferty, coupled with emcee Numerous, perform moody, complex hip-hop/electronica, with influences ranging from current L.A. taste maker Flying Lotus to North Carolina-bred hip-hop heavyweight 9th Wonder.
You can catch a full dose of their funk at www.reverbnation.com/hiddenlibrary.
Matias and Hidden Library will lead their presentation from 7-9 p.m. Tuesday, July 27 at the Monterey YMCA, 600 Camino El Estero, at Webster Street. Full event press release after the jump.

Arts Habitat Presents Maria Matias Music, Inc. and the Hip Hop Band "Hidden Library"
at Arts in Progress, Tuesday, July 27

Arts Habitat will present the hip hop, electronica band "Hidden Library", composed of Nathaniel Stevens, Ross McCafferty, and Jake Student a.k.a. Numerous, on Tuesday, July 27, as part of their event series Arts In Progress. Their agent, Maria Matias of Maria Matias Music, Inc., will discuss the behind-the-scenes role of a talent agent. The events take place every fourth Tuesday of the month at the Monterey YMCA, 600 Camino El Estero, at Webster Street, from 7:00 to 9:00 pm. Refreshments are served and the events are free and open to the public.

Maria Matias has more then 20 years experience in the talent agent business. She helped produce Luciano Pavarotti worldwide in concert, and later worked with Monterey

Peninsula Artists/Monterey International for 14 years. She opened Maria Matias Music in 2006, and currently has a roster of 21 acts. She can be contacted via her website, mariamatiasmusic.com.

"Hidden Library" combines elements of hip hop with digital electronica music. The two founding members, Stevens and McCafferty, began making music together at age 12. For the past ten years, they have worked closely together to develop their music making skills and have helped contribute to the evolution of hip hop. In 2009 they formed "Hidden Library". After producing a CD of superbly composed instrumentals entitled "Ending of the Start", "Hidden Library" introduced their rapper, Jake Student, a.k.a. Numerous, into the group.

Numerous has been working in the music industry for the past 4 years and has already achieved a significant amount of success with his own group "Vibrant EYEris". Together, these three musicians form the collective collaboration that is known as "Hidden Library".

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