Mathias Durand is a composer, producer and singer-songwriter born in France in 1983. He learned as a young child classical music on the piano from his grandmother Félicie Duriez and is a self-taught guitarist.

He plays a Folk Psychedelic music, inspired by Krautrock, Experimental and Minimal composers.

In 2009 after four years of studies in the class of Acousmatic composition with Régis Renouard-Larivière in conservatoire Paris 7, he travels to India and starts his training in Indian classical music with Santanu Bandyopadhyay in Kolkata.

He also learns the sitar from Subho Chakraborty and nowadays he studies Dhrupad with the Gundecha Brothers.


He plays also in the psychedelic rock band TrithaElectric, and has collaborated with Rock, Folk and Jazz artists as a producer, guitarist or pianist (Jospeh Leon, Jass B’stards, Emperor Minge, John Ulysses Mitchell, Nneka, Skata Vibration, Jacques in the box, Ramuntcho Matta, Juan Trip’…) 

He composed music for movies and artistic installation for Michel Bulteau, Subodh Gupta, Gabriel Laurent, Neary Adeline Hay, Laurent Reyes…


credit photo Dom Garcia