Here at Grooveshark, we’re all about discovering new artists. This week we’re kicking off our new initiative, Grooveshark Artist Profiler, where we introduce to you some of our favorite upcoming musicians. Each week we’ll be interviewing some of the latest and greatest emerging artists so you can get to know a little more about their sound. We’re rolling out our very first Grooveshark Artist Profiler with Mat Musto, so read on to learn more about this incredible new artist!
Mat Musto, aka Blackbear, is a gifted artist who produces feel-good music with an intriguing voice that is hard not to love.
Mat, now 20, started playing guitar when he was six years old. He considers himself the “Johnny Depp” of the music industry and has been rocking the underground scene for the past few years. Grooveshark is loving his album “Year Of The Blackbear” and believes he’s ready for more.
· Given Name: Mat Musto AKA Blackbear
· Age: 20
· Hometown: Daytona Beach, FL
What instruments do you play?
I sing, dance, and play the guitar, bass, drums, piano, harmonica, banjo, organ, and the human heart.
Who would be your dream collaboration?
I would love to collaborate with Chis Martin, Jakob Dylan, Andrew McMahon, Kanye West, or Hall & Oates.. but most of all I’d like to do something with Gaga.. we’re both weird.
Describe your music in 3 words.
Self-dissect, storybook, human-emotions.
Most visited websites?
Tumblr.com, cute pets / kittens blog, anything with pictures of nice butts, twitter, and wikipedia.
What’s your spirit animal?
And last but not least, what’s your favorite food?
Anything Vegetarian / Italian/ Mexican .. Perogies.. sometimes leftover fried rice.. Spicy shit too. Lot’s of organics and Naked drinks.. Arizona cranberry tea.
You can listen to Mat’s album “Year Of The Blackbear” below!