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About This Event
Matt Nation with Krispy DeRato [Ages 21+, Doors Open 9pm, $10]
Matt Nation is a Brooklyn born songwriter, singer and musician based in New York. During his sophomore year of college, he officially began producing his own music. Matt’s performances at College Music Festivals would give him the momentum to do gigs in the North East. Matt Nation’s charismatic stage presence and electric performances put audiences into a bouncing euphoric state as his music transcends effortlessly between the genres of Pop, Hip-Pop, Rap, Indie/Alternative and RnB. He has garnered attention and a loyal following as the Headliner at music venues throughout New York City.
Matt’s debut EP “Undeniably Dope” released on November 11, 2021 takes us into a journey of self discovery. His music and storytelling are of deep introspection, contrasted with infectious beats and hooks that make you come back for more. Matt Nation’s lyrics encompass struggles, resilience and takes on the modern day love story, neatly wrapped in deceivingly energetic and enthusiastic production.
His music is genre bending. The Pop sound coupled with the driving 808’s of “Ms. McGuire” to the wavy hard hitting rollercoaster ride of “Life Aquatic”, the atmospheric trippy futuristic RnB/Hip-hop sound of “Blue Dream”, to the dark introspective trap soul vibe of “Rose Gold”: The edgy banger sound of “I Don’t Need you” and the modern RnB sound of “Everything You Need” to the international vibes of “Soul”- Are all original songs in Matt Nation’s arsenal in his newly released debut EP “Undeniably Dope” streaming on all platforms.
Beyond her music, Krispy DeRato is also an accomplished visual artist. From brand design to music videos, she is always brainstorming new ways to add a ‘touch of Krisp’ to her persona and prides herself on the creativity that shines through, regardless of what slim (or non-existent) budget she has had to work with. Each new song Krispy writes is another glimpse into her vulnerability as an artist living the oh-so-complex human experience; always seeking new ways to merge her music with skating, dancing, cinematography, acting, and modeling for her next project, Krispy DeRato is quickly establishing herself as a creative powerhouse. Now with an ever-growing audience of music lovers and creatives alike, Krispy DeRato strives to be a voice in mental health advocacy and is determined to use her platform to seek change for the better.