Rising Star: Matthew Melamed Shapes the Indie Folk/Pop Genre
Matthew Melamed is a rising star in the indie folk/pop genre, capturing the hearts of fans with his unique sound and style. Born in Tel Aviv, Israel, Matthew Melamed has been making music since the age of 13, when he taught himself the art of sound and music production. He has drawn inspiration from a wide range of genres, including indie, folk, rock, and classical music, as well as piano composers.
In 2013, Matthew Melamed composed his debut single ‘Oh’, a song he later released in 2019 with music producer Ran Nir (The Mojos, Asaf Avidan) after being signed to his label, IMU-Music. This song marked his breakthrough as a musician, as it was used as the theme song for the film ‘Pre-Boarding’ which won the ‘Best Short Film’ award at the 2014 Nevada Film Festival in the US.
As an entrepreneur, multi-instrumentalist, producer, and singer/songwriter, Matthew Melamed has traveled extensively throughout his career, living in countries such as Canada, Bulgaria, South Africa, and Germany. These experiences have shaped his sound and style, and he continues to push himself to new heights with each new project. Currently, Matthew is working on his new album and continues to perform and tour across Europe and Israel. With his unique sound and undeniable talent, it’s clear that Matthew Melamed is a musician to watch in the coming years.