Chris Mathien Songs

Mathien - Soul Down and I Artwork
Chris Mathien‘s last solo feature, released in mid-April, saw the Chicago singer/songwriter addressing a girl who turned him from a man into something more like a stone. Clearly, that catharsis... More
Posted 3 months ago
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Local Nobodies - Last Breath Artwork
Featuring: Chris Mathien | Sulaiman
It’s been a hot minute since we featured any fresh collaborative material from Windy City singer/songwriter Chris Mathien and L.A.-by-way-of-Chicago spitter Sulaiman; Feets Desire hit the Booth... More
Posted 4 months ago
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Mathien - You’ve Made a Stone Out of Me Artwork
In between his last appearance on DJBooth with Shine and today, independent Chicago singer/songwriter and producer Mathien has been looking to go from a stone of a man to the vulnerable, caring... More
Posted 5 months ago
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Mathien - Shine Artwork
Song: Shine
Chris Mathien has made himself relatively scarce in the Booth of late; mid-August’s The Iceberg was his first solo feature since March. As is often the case, there was more to his absence than... More
Posted one year ago
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Mathien - The Iceberg Artwork
Over the course of the last century, increasing global temperatures caused by manmade greenhouse gas emissions have led to the shrinking of the polar ice caps—a situation which, if allowed to... More
Posted one year ago
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Local Nobodies ft. Vic Spencer - Feets Desire Artwork
Most people don’t think of their feet as having wants and needs (aside from the occasional rest), but Sulaiman and Chris Mathien‘s lower extremities are evidently more opinionated than... More
Posted one year ago
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Local Nobodies - Runaway Artwork
Featuring: Sulaiman | Chris Mathien
Song: Runaway
Back in January, Windy City singer/songwriter/producer Chris Mathien and Chicago-born, L.A.-based emcee Sulaiman stepped into The DJBooth with Cannonball Adderall (Wake Me Down), their first release... More
Posted one year ago
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Mathien - Do You Want to Make It Your Business Artwork
Not featured on the solo tip since this past March, when he blessed our pages with reader-acclaimed unreleased cut Devils in the Chi, Chris Mathien makes his return to our pages with freshly-released... More
Posted one year ago
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Ben Official ft. Mathien & R.O.E. - Direct Descendant Artwork
Featuring: Chris Mathien | R.O.E.
Many R&B greats have called the Windy City of Chicago home and on his DJBooth debut feature Nigerian-born singer Ben Official is a welcomed addition to that growing soul movement. For Direct... More
Posted 2 years ago
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Mathien - Devils in the Chi Artwork
Ninety-nine times out of a hundred—despite what concerned family members may insist—there’s nothing particularly frightening about taking public transportation in a major city. But there are... More
Posted 2 years ago
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Mathien x Neak - Feet Artwork
Featuring: Neak
Song: Feet
You know what they say, if at first you succeed keep doing the same thing you did before, only with a different topic. (Ok, so maybe that’s not exactly how the saying goes, but you get the point.)... More
Posted 2 years ago
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Local Nobodies - Cannonball Adderall (Wake Me Down) Artwork
Featuring: Chris Mathien | Sulaiman
Fresh off the December release of their first full-length as a duo, the aptly-titled Mathien and Sulaiman Make a Record, singer/songwriter/producer Chris Mathien and rapper Sulaiman are taking their... More
Posted 2 years ago
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Mathien x Neak - Breaking Open the Head Artwork
Featuring: Neak
Got any mind-altering substances handy? Don’t get me wrong, I’m not advocating the use of psychedelic drugs, I’m just saying, if you want to fully understand the first collaborative... More
Posted 3 years ago
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Shayna Love
Featuring: Chris Mathien
As anyone who’s flipped on the news lately knows, human irrationality knows no bounds. Whenever it seems like the world can’t get any crazier, someone always comes along to up the ante –... More
Posted 3 years ago
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Mathien & Sulaiman - Breathe In (Let Go) Artwork
Artist: Sulaiman
Featuring: Chris Mathien
As a Minne-ap resident, I’ve heard many say that our frigid winters only make spring and summer all the more enjoyable. While I don’t buy it for a second where weather’s concerned,... More
Posted 3 years ago
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Chris Mathien
Featuring: Shane Eli
I’m pretty sure that no one’s referred to the Internet as the “information superhighway” since 1999, but now I’m almost tempted to revive the phrase – let’s just say... More
Posted 3 years ago
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Chris Mathien
Song: Spread
In late ‘09, Chris Mathien stepped into the Booth with The Definition, an eclectic record which found the singer/songwriter defying those who would try and slap a label on his style. Nearly a... More
Posted about 4 years ago
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Chris Mathien
What is the sound of one hand clapping? When a tree falls in the forest and no one’s around to hear it, does it make a sound? Precisely what type of artist is Chris Mathien, the mysterious... More
Posted 4 years ago
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R.O.E.
Artist: R.O.E.
Featuring: Chris Mathien
Succeeding in a city as packed with A-list talent as the Chi is no easy task, but up-and-coming rapper R.O.E. (Rising Over Envy) has no doubt that his tenacity will take him straight to the top – in... More
Posted 4 years ago
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