M4TR has played at:
7DRUMCITY'S THE POCKET
PUBLIC BAR LIVE
ROCK AND ROLL HOTEL
SONGBYRD MUSIC CAFE
THE UGLY MUG
M4TR (Music 4 The Revolution) is an indie pop-rock artist fusing high-energy funk, soul, new wave, razor-sharp lyrics, and social commentary to heal the world.
AJ, M4TR’s multi-instrumentalist songwriter, has released albums and singles that have tallied more than 100,000 listeners and 1,000,000 streams on Spotify, Soundcloud and YouTube on over 130 playlists.
In 2018, M4TR released the soul-funk-punk EP Eightysixfortyfive followed by debut LP Rock to Resist By, featuring singles Callout to the Nation, Never Act Your Age, Lady Worth Fighting For, We Better Take It from Here, and Boy. Tracks were home-produced on Logic Pro with Roland Juno and Alchemy synths. Live instruments were added at Wammie award-winning studio Innovation Station Music with AJ's musician pals and Soundbetter guest artists.
From 2018 to 2020, AJ formed M4TR’s first live band with mates Bob, Blake, and Bruce and supported R2RB with the Angry White Men mini-tour - playing 17 rallies and gigs at Washington DC metro area venues including DC Pieshop, 7DrumCity, Jammin' Java, Rock and Roll Hotel, Public Bar Live, Ugly Mug, Epicure Cafe and more.
R2RB was re-released in 2020 with singles Shade of Blue, Monkey God, Echo, and Walkout on Their World.
M4TR’s latest phase is called Next, with the release of In It to Win It, Clean, Colorblind, the Cancel Culture EP, and an under-quarantine LP in 2021.
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