PODCASTS & MIXES
Motionen consists of Carlos Matamoros a.k.a. Altrd Being and Matt Salamone a.k.a. Secus, who concentrate on bringing deeper soundscapes to their interpretation of Los Angeles techno creating a unique flow of ambient, acid, and dub techno.
Altrd Being a.k.a Carlos Matamoros 1/2 of Motionen
Altrd Being started in the techno scene as Chill-o VJ (Honduras) (Minimo Audio, Modular, Sunjam) doing visuals for some of the biggest parties in Honduras. Seeking for something more he traveled to Los Angeles to pursue a higher education in Video production.
Soon after he parted the Honduran techno scene he found his home in the underground techno scene in LA. He has collected a variety of drum machines and synthesizers. After sequencing them for a few years he started releasing his tracks on Third Eye Records (Honduras) True type tracks' sister label GTK Musik from Guatemala and now on his own Imprint Altrd Music and as Motionen with Matt Salamone aka Secus having released vinyls on both Ascetic Limited Imprint of him and his partner Matt and Lanthan.Audio.
Carlos Curates both L.A. Structures and Ascetic Limited in conjunction with a few of his friends in the city of angels his unique sound and flow has allowed him to travel to places like Mexico, Italy, Spain, Honduras and Georgia. Now he lives in Madrid from the beginning of 2018 where he continues to make waves in the underground.
Secus a.k.a Matt Salamone 1/2 of Motionen
Matt Salamone has been a musician since 2002, audio engineer since 2005, and producer since 2010. In 2018 he started his solo project, Secus, with a forthcoming release on Ascetic Limited. Originally a drummer, he is strongly influenced by jazz and metal genre's, translating their deep, driving, and technical elements into his own composition of techno. His powerful yet dynamic approach aims to satisfy everyone on the dance floor.
Together, through discovering their similar tastes in music, they formed Motionen.
Motionen's debut EP is titled 'Imago' and was released on their label Ascetic Limited in 2016. In 2017, they released their second EP 'Balance Theory' on Christian Gerlach's Lanthan.audio also the duo has released two singles as part of two VA compilations one for Lanthan.Audio called Lanthan.Extract 2017 along side Edit Select Milton Bradley, Echologist, Mike Parker, Christian Gerlach, Deepbass, and one for Ascetic Limited for its this VA compilation 2018 along side Hail BLK, David ATT, Alfredo Mazzilli, Antonio Ruscito.
Motionen, Altrd Being and Secus have shared DJ Booths with artists as Claudio PRC, Ness, Deepbass, Fabrizio Lapiana, Wrong Assessment, Viels, David ATT, Wata Igarashi, Jeff Derringer, Rebekah, RHYW, Developer, Christian Gerlach, Mike Parker, Kanding Ray, Edit Select, Orphx, Reggy Van Oers Yan Cook, Etapp Kyle, Setaoc Mass, Exos P.E.A.R.L, Kwartz and more.