Matt McCalpin

Musician/Teacher/Songwriter/Producer/Music Collector. Matt McCalpin lives a life committed to music. He was born with a guitar in his lap, and soul in his heart. A funkified odyssey that began with an accomplished education from Musicians Institute in Los Angeles, has refined into a relentless amount of music created, stages played, students taught, and friendships formed. Currently Matt lives in Michigan with his wife, kids, and pup. When not spending time with his family, he is avidly collecting music, performing, recording, and producing the funk band Medicinal Groove. "Music is the best!"


7 November 2023

Another bloody apocalypse…Featuring Artists Like: Dance With the Dead, GG Allin, Unknown Mortal Orchestra, Black Flag, Misfits, White Zombie, T.S.O.L., Losers, Fear, Suicidal Tendencies

Sco: The Deep Works of John Scofield

25 January 2023

The story of the great guitarist in chronological order. Deep cuts. THE Scofield playlist sorry not sorry. Featuring: John Scofield, Miles Davis, Billy Cobham, Medeski Martin & Wood, Steve Swallow, Bill Stewart, Larry Goldings, Jack DeJohnette

Matt and Andrew Ride Again

21 December 2022

Collab list of covers that do justice to the og’s but also shine on their own Not bound by genres, artists, or themes, just tunes that hit deep at this particular moment, featuring artists like: Mac Miller, Jitwam, Sasac, Jan Hammer, Bernie Worrell, Deep Purple, The New Mastersounds, Les McCann, Nickel Creek, Dr. John

Flame Impala

15 December 2022

Tame Impala? More like Flame Impala. Featuring artists like: Tame Impala, Gorillaz, Bootie Brown, Blood Orange, Diana Ross

Thundercat by Jorge & Matt

13 December 2022

This deep cut Thundercat playlist will cut to the core of you. Featuring artists like: Thundercat, Flying Lotus, Louis Cole, Kendrick Lamar, Anderson .Paak, KAYTRANADA, DOMi & JD BECK, Mac Miller

Fused – Matt & the Hoof

11 November 2022

Fusion occurs when two genres slam together to form a heavier genre, or when two genres fuse to form one whole new sound, featuring artists like: Weather Report, Kool & the Gang, Tony Williams, George Duke, Azymuth, Chick Corea, Dr Lonnie Smith, Miles Davis, Mahavishnu Orchestra

Dilla & Madlib’s World (Rhymes)

9 August 2022

A choice selection of Hip-Hop tracks with rhymes and or production by J Dilla and or Madlib, featuring artists like: J Dilla, Madlib, Slum Village, Q-Tip, Common, Quasimoto, MF DOOM, The Pharcyde, Jaylib

This Ain’t the 90’s

9 August 2022

90’s but not from the 90’s Rhymes & Beats, featuring artists like: Naz, Swarfy, Wax Tailor, Jurassic 5, Renegades of Jazz, Quakers, Matt Diamind, KRS One, Jungle Brothers, Kendrick Lamar, Guilty Simpson

4 On The Floor

9 August 2022

Why do we love that constant kick drum groove so much?, featuring artists like: Amp Fiddler, Cody Currie, Dux, Otis McDonald, Yuksek, Raw Essence, Dam Swindle, Emmaculate

Dilla & Madlib’s World (Beats)

9 August 2022

Top shelf J Dilla & Madlib instrumentals plus tracks that they have inspired – featuring artists like J Dilla • Madlib • Flying Lotus • Knxwledge • Georgia Anne Muldrow • Count Bass D • Karriem Riggins • MF DOOM

Funk Off

21 July 2022

Grooves to make your body move, featuring artists like: Betty Davis, James Brown, Da Chick, Patrice Rushen, Prince, The Red Hot Chili Peppers, The Sylvers, Tower of Power

Educating Matt, Semester 1: Funk x Metal 101

16 June 2022

2 Different Matts + 2 Completely Different Styles of Music x 1 Playlist = Genre Education, featuring artists like: Animals As Leaders, Willie West, FEVER 333, George Clinton, Loathe, The Meters, Protest The Hero