Matt Hosafros – Drums, Sequencing, Samples

Q. When did you first get into music?

A. I was 10 years old when I started to learn how to play drums. I joined the beginners’ band in middle school as a percussionist and loved it. Even at 10 years old, I knew I wanted to play drums.

Q. Who are your biggest influences?

A. The bands that have inspired me the most over time are Nine Inch Nails, Depeche Mode and Daft Punk.

Q. Past music projects?

A. Woblee Goblin (2000 – 2002)
Slavery Sin (2002 – 2005)
Solo Project: Sycochickenpeople (1996 to present)

Q. What do you look forward to in working with God in Rehab?

A. I’m excited to be reunited with Spookie Rollings and my new bandmates. Spookie and I have always had a great connection musically. It feels like we can read each other’s thoughts when it comes to writing music. I would like to capture a following that is looking for something new.

Q. What’s one unique thing about you?

A. I pride myself on enjoying all types of music. When I first started to write music, I was completely enthralled with Mozart and movie composers like Hans Zimmer and James Newton Howard. From there, I have fallen in love with everything from pop music to industrial and metal.

Q. Your Motto?

A. “Gentleness clears the soul; love cleans the mind and makes it free.” –David Bowie