British musician and singer-songwriter (January 4, 1955 in Tottenham, England - February 25, 2019). Brother of Ed Hollis.
He achieved commercial success in the 1980s as singer with the synth pop/post-rock band Talk Talk, but largely retired from the music industry after his 1998 critically praised solo album.
Dylan Rodrigue’s music has always been a journey, exploring all genres and musical forms. Dylan was raised in small yoga-based intentional community in Northern California . . . a very quiet and peaceful place with a quiet and peaceful music scene. This all changed at the age of seven when Dylan’s father snuck a copy of Who’s Next into his bedroom. This sparked a passionate exploration of music from the Beatles to Fugazi, the Pixies, Elliott Smith and Vic Chesnutt. He began playing guitar and writing his own songs at age 8, studied classical guitar in high school, and eventually obtained a degree in songwriting and avante-garde composition at the California Institute of the Arts (CalArts).
Dylan’s professional career in L.A. has shown the same sense of adventure. As a talented guitarist and singer, he has performed with alt-country bands (currently with Sie Sie Benhoff), complex math rock/hardcore bands, and a 13-piece travelling vaudeville band. With the release of his debut album Cat’s Game, Dylan returns to his true passion: . . . sharing his own music.
Cat’s Game shows the full range of Dylan Rodrigue’s musical pallet. His deeply personal lyrics are presented in a variety of musical settings, from stripped down acoustic folk, Neil Young inspired electric guitar rock, and Stooges-esque punk.
Dylan Rodrigue’s musical journey is wide, varied and unpredictable . . . and it's definitely a trip worth taking!
Matthew Dotson creates vividly hypnotic rhythm-based electronic music under his own name. He is equally inspired by altered states and indigenous cultures as he is by post-modernist deconstruction. Matthew's music is organic, approachable and overflowing with fascinating detail.