A native of Chicago, and currently residing in upstate New York, Matt Weston has collaborated with: Arthur Brooks, Bill Dixon, Kevin Drumm, Paul Flaherty, Charles Gayle, Milford Graves, Mary Halvorson, Le Quan Ninh, Bob Marsh, Ben Miller (ex- Destroy All Monsters), Roger Miller (Mission of Burma), Jim O’Rourke, William Parker, Ken Vandermark, Jack Wright, and many others. His live performances have set a new standard for solo percussion. He has performed at venues as varied as the 3000-seat Riviera Theater in Chicago, the School For New Dance Development in Amsterdam, and the Vision Festival in New York. He is a member of Barn Owl with Chris Cooper (Fat Worm Of Error) and Andy Crespo; and is a member of Thrillpillow with Plum Crane and Maggie Nowinski.
Holland's Vital Weekly called Matt Weston a true innovator.
Feminist Review called Weston's 2008 album not to be taken
away visceral and staggering.
Foxy Digitalis called his 2009 EP Seasick Blackout “an
exquisitely-crafted work of multitracked digital orchestration.”
And Vital Weekly wrote, “Weston opens a new dimension to
The Italian webzine Kathodik called Weston one of the more
important talents you can find in the world today.