Dante Matas


Born in 1992 and raised in downtown Toronto, Dante Matas began writing music on the piano at the age of eight. After forming his first band at the Etobicoke School of the Arts as lead singer and guitarist, Dante would discover music to be his lifelong passion and a means to his creative expression.

Today, with an MA in Philosophy and a penchant for poetry and creative writing, Dante has combined his interests to create his own unique brand of indie-pop, folk, and experimental music. He is influenced by the likes of Radiohead, Tame Impala, Sufjan Stevens, Paul Simon, The Beatles, and Leonard Cohen among many others. Dante’s music tends to have a contemplative and introspective character to it, but never at the expense of a catchy melody.

Dante has written and produced numerous singles, EPs, and full-length albums. His 2017 EP “Midnight Sun” and single “Waterfalls” were released with distribution through Universal Music Group. His music has been used in commercials, PSAs, and popular YouTube channels. Dante writes and records music daily, plays live shows with his band on a frequent basis, and is constantly perfecting his musical craft. Dante’s overall drive is to communicate human emotion through music and lyrics in a way that resonates with a diverse audience.


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Check out Dante Matas and Mike Legere’s upcoming Eastern Canada dates over at Grid City Magazine to find one near you!


Read Canadian Beats’ kind review of ‘A Colourful Headache,’ the new LP from Dante Matas!


Indie Voice blog’s Monday Mashup features the new singles from Dante Matas and Feel Alright!


PREMIERE: Dante Matas streams new album ‘A Colourful Headache’ over on Live in Limbo!


Hear some great tracks from Nyssa, The Drew Thomson Foundation, First Ghost, and Dante Matas in yesterday’s episode of No Filter Ottawa!


Live in Limbo has the song premiere for Dante Matas’ new track, make sure to take a moment with this one!


Great interview feature with Dante Matas at Love Music; Love Life!


The new Dante Matas EP is premiering at Atwood Magazine today!


PREMIERE! The new Dante Matas single is up on idobi Radio. New record coming this June!