Emerging from Montréal’s famed Peer Pressure party crew, Matt Morein, aka DJ Hatchmatik (Hatch) is a world- renowned DJ/producer living and working in Montréal, Canada. Initially a b-boy turned professional dancer and visual artist, the rise of peer pressure marked Hatch’s shift to focusing on music full-time. As Peer Pressure parties gained word of mouth notoriety for having the best djs and craziest crowds across the city, soon came bigger venues, cover stories, celebrity guests and tour- ing. Blogs posted and praised hatch’s work on remixes of Thunderheist, M.I.A., and Chromeo (featuring Sound Pellegrino label boss Teki Latex), and in-deed on XMU and Discobelle snatched him up for their mix series’.

Hatch’s first official remix – of MTO’s ‘Bring It On Now’ was released on NYC label Coco Machete records in 2008, and in 2009, Hatch toured Europe and Asia, and was selected for URB Magazine’s lauded next 100 list.

Turning to the world of fashion, Hatch took a break from the r...