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About Hamish
Hamish Mathers is a professional DJ and producer who lives in Sydney, Australia.

From his early years Hamish had a great passion for music and his introduction into music commenced at school where he formally played and studied the trombone for 9 years. He picked up his DJ name metLad from those years and it has stuck with him.

After hearing dubstep music at a party when he was 16, he got hooked on this base electronic dance music. He started to explore the dubstep genre that originated in South London, England. He also loved the related styles such as 2-step garage, broken beat, drum and bass, jungle, dub and reggae.

Within a few weeks he bought two turntables & a mixer & started making his own sound. His sound features syncopated drum and percussion patterns with bass lines that contain prominent sub bass frequencies.

Very soon Hamish preferred the harder styles of dubstep. He quickly developed his talents and introduced the wobble bass “wub” and extended the bass note to make rhythmic harder sounds.

He entered the national ” Your Shot” DJ competition in Sydney in 2013 as a wildcard and made it through to the final 15 contestants in his category. The experience was challenging but gave him invaluable insights into the industry, production and working to the vibe, impulse and interaction of a live audience.

In 2012 he received his first bookings and played his first gig at Distortion. In 2013 he played at Chinese Laundry and World Bar, where he has supported international acts. He has also established a sponsorship with AF Clothing* who saw a connection with his music and their clothing line.

His relationship continues with Distortion and has evolved to include new fans based in Newcastle where he plays on a regular basis.
Hamish is also dedicated to his producing career and is involved with the 210 record label he helped set-up in 2013. The main aspect of this young label is to sign unknown artists with a love of dubstep and base. More information regarding releases and tracks can be heard on soundcloud and youtube.

He loves making mixes with his friends and intends to continue experimenting with breakbeat and drum bass tempos to fulfil his ambition to rising to the top in the Australian dubstep music scene and the industry abroard.