With a career the stretches back over a dozen years, it’s hard to believe that Vancouver producer, bandleader and label head Mathew Jonson has only now gotten around to releasing his second solo album, Her Blurry Picture. Maybe that because he’s been kept busy working on collaborations as Cobblestone Jazz, Modern Deep Left Quartet and Midnight Operator. Or perhaps it because Jonson’s extensive singles catalog, including classics for Minus, Perlon and his own Wagon Repair labels, has rendered the album format unnecessary.That is, until recently when Crosstown Rebels requested a follow-up to Jonson’s 2010 solo album debut, Agents of Time. And he obliged them with a collection of tracks that fully explore his ability to craft pristine techno tunes that hold up to repeat plays at home or in the club.
Jonson talked to URB about his methods for creating music. …MORE