Matthew Parker Releases "Shadowlands" To Media Praise by Dream Records on 2014-09-30 09:54:00
Los Angeles, CA (September, 2014) – After getting the attention of artists like Capital Kings, Andy Mineo, and Press Play, Michigan native and EDM artist Matthew Parker signed to Dream Records new EDM label, DROM. After many months of waiting, Matthew's debut, Shadowlands is here and is already making an impact. After being recognized for his incredible style of EDM on EDM.com, Parker's new album is certainly not a one dimensional piece of art. With layers of hip hop from guest contributors, Cash Hollistah, Skrip, and St. Matthew, to pop, Matthew's sound is not just for the EDM fan and it looks like others would agree. Check it out:
"Shadowlands is the best work to come from Parker..." - JesusWired.com
"If you, like Parker, were wondering where all the good Christian EDM music is, look no further." - 365 Days Of Inspiring Media
"Matthew Parker, one of the faces of this growing genre..." - EDM.com
Additionally, fans can purchase Shadowlands through iTunes by clicking here or by texting the word, "MP" to 51555.
The story of DROM is one built in a pure passion and love for EDM music for years. Founded by Lance Brown, David Thulin and Dave Hanley, DROM (which is Swedish for “DREAM”) launched in early 2014. Creating it’s own sub-culture and signing premiere talent out (Matthew Parker, David Thulin and Unikron), DROM is forging ahead with great dance music for everybody to listen to.
About Matthew Parker:
Matthew Parker grew up in mitten-shaped Michigan, USA. He wasn’t especially interested in music as a kid, and it wasn’t until he was about 12 years old that he began to discover how much he loved making music. He and his brothers took to “jamming” in their tiny upstairs attic on junky electric guitars and a trashy yellow drumset. He could soon play guitar, bass, drums, and piano, and of course he could also sing with his little 12-year-old choirboy voice. His interest quickly shifted from simply playing instruments to recording his own original songs in his makeshift home studio. All was well until he fiddled around with some synthesizers on a program called Garageband, and his world was forever changed. Electronic sounds intrigued him and would become a huge part of his unique sound. His notoriety as a Christian EDM producer and artist came when, over the course of a few years, he grew a loyal fanbase online and performed well in a few remix contests. In early 2014, Matthew signed with Drom Records and began planning his biggest and best album yet. Shadowlands is the first album he will be releasing with Drom, and there are more on the way. Matthew wants to give all glory to God for what He has done and will do. The future is bright.
Release Date: June 9, 2017 Reviewer: Michael Tackett Rating: 4.5 stars
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On a recent hot July day, we took in an air show in our town. Vintage planes, including a couple of impressive old warbirds, sat majestically on the tarmac for inspection as we darted from wing to wing to find relief from the withering heat.
These planes are still operable, so although some of them were open for people to walk through, the cockpits were off-limits for obvious reasons. No one wanted a tragedy to happen because an unauthorized person tampered with the controls. People who don’t know what they’re doing shouldn’t be in control.