At just eighteen years old and already producing some incredible music, we checked in with Finnish artist Alex Mattson to hear more about his signing to Ultra Music.
Tell us a little about yourself, what you do, where you’re from?
I’m Alex Mattson, an 18-year-old producer/artist from Helsinki, Finland. I produce and perform electronic music twisted with deep house, dancehall and trap.
What got you in to music production?
I’ve always loved making songs and working on music. I used to play in rock bands but when I was about 13 or 14 years old I discovered Skrillex and Zedd. I got really inspired about their sound and wanted to create something like that on my own, so that’s when I started to produce tracks.
How did you get signed to Ultra?
A few months after I made "UFO", Ultra discovered me through Sony Music Finland. That’s how it all got started with Ultra Music.
How did you come to work with Solamay?
Our mutual friend told me about her. He sent me a track with Solamay’s vocals on it. I thought she sounded amazing so after a while, we made "UFO".
Are you flying higher than a UFO right now?
With my excitement towards music I am, haha. It feels so great to get such positive feedback from UFO. It’s the best feeling ever to see someone enjoy music that you made.
Have you got many shows lined up? Where’s the next place we can catch you?
Yes, I can’t wait to be back on the road! You can catch me playing, is in Helsinki 25th of March and 2nd of April in Club Hollywood, Tallinn, Estonia! :)