5th April 2021
Some new videos and cymbals for sale on the drum kit and orchestral pages. I have added a few more videos to the gong page too
8th September 2019
New blog post here about the re-creation of the Ancient Egyptian Sistrum for Berlioz's Trojans
14th October 2017
Lovely video here about the Percussion tanks at Aquasonic, including a little bit of me working on instruments for them on facebook
30th June 2017
Check out this fantastic finale of the last movement of Mussorgsky's Pictures at an Exhibition, the Great Gate of Kiev, featuring the debut of a specially made 3 inch diameter aluminium bass chime / tubular bell - only the third I have made this large so far, the other two being lower pitched bells for Tosca - youtube video here
1st May 2017
Wow - another age without news updates. New instruments abound. See my facebook page, twitter feed, youtube channel and blog to keep up.
25th January 2015
Wow - long time no news updates. Very busy here! Don't forget my facebook page and twitter feed for more frequent updates
26th April 2014
You can meet me and try out some of my work at the Chas Foote's drum shop "Best of British" day at their new location in London
17 March 2014
Here are those giant sculptural robotic instruments I was involved with co-creating for Stella Artois - The Chalice Symphony
23rd April 2013
Apologies folks! I will not be at the Jobeky UK Custom Drum Festival in Stafford on 5th May after all. Work commitments take me elsewhere - news on that later. I have to keep it secret for now. Involves 4 giant robotic sculptural instruments though ;-)
Check out the new issue (March 2013) of Rhythm Magazine. See my orchestral triangle ranges on pages 16 and 17.
24th January 2013
Youtube video of me and my hand-made cymbals from the NAMM show - sharing a booth with the wonderful gentlemen from Pork Pie Drums. Thanks to Simon and Dave from MikeDolbear.com for the video.
3rd January 2013
Welcome to the new website design! I hope you like it.
18th December 2012
Dream Nails - a new track by drummer Sebastian Rochford with Brian Eno and Karl Hyde (Underworld) - features special Matt Nolan Custom Hi-Hats and a snare "biscuit"
1st to 3rd November 2012
PASIC - the Percussive Arts Society International Convention in Austin, Texas, USA. The biggest percussion expo in the world, plus over 100 different performances, sessions and masterclasses. Missed it? Here's my booth on youtube
6th to 9th April 2011
Take a Virtual Tour of my Booth at Frankfurt MusikMesse