Grey Matter

Real Name:
Scott Hallam
Scott Hallam started DJing late '89 in and around clubs in Manchester. Heavily influenced by the acid house scene along with the emerging styles from Belgium, Detroit, and Germany. It wasn't until 1993 that he started his production with a fairly basic setup: Ensoniq Mirage sampler, Boss DR-55 MK II drum machine and in December 1993 tracked down a much sought after Roland TB-303 all sync'd up to an Amiga A500 running Music X 2.

3 years of delving deeper into the production world and a lot more kit, he released an EP on his own label 'Axia Records' under the name Grey Matter in October 1996 which was well received by Dave Mothersole who reviewed it in Muzik magazine February 1997.

Grey Matter - Lost In Thought EP (Axia)

New boy Scott Hallam with an ambitious five-tracker which veers from 150bpm acid techno and slo-mo hip hop breaks, right through to old school, bottom heavy warehouse grooves and Depeche Mode-meets-Juan Atkins purism. The real surprise, here, though, is how thoroughly listenable the whole thing is. Innovative, imaginative, and pretty bloody good.

Branching out into electronica and dowmtempo chill out grooves he later released 3 albums between 2002 and 2003 (Sonic Textures, Thirty & Lost In Thoughts)


Grey Matter Discography Tracks


AXCD-003 Grey Matter Sonic Textures(CD) Axia Records AXCD-003 UK 2002 Sell This Version
AXCD-005 Grey Matter Lost In Thoughts(CD) Axia Records AXCD-005 UK 2003 Sell This Version
AXCD-004 Grey Matter Thirty(CD) Axia Records AXCD-004 UK 2003 Sell This Version
AX 004 Grey Matter Thirty(15xFile, MP3, Album, 192) Axia Records AX 004 UK 2009
AX 005 Grey Matter Forgotten Moments(10xFile, WAV) Axia Records AX 005 UK 2009
AX003 Grey Matter Sonic Textures(15xFile, MP3) Axia Records AX003 UK 2009

Singles & EPs

AX001 Grey Matter Lost In Thought(12") Axia Records AX001 UK 1996 Sell This Version


AX002 Grey Matter Found Thoughts(4xFile, MP3) Axia Records AX002 UK 2009

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