Gerschweyn Matthews is a singer, songwriter, pianist from Cape Town, South Africa. He is currently based in Austin, Texas (USA) recording material for his international debut after having released "Letter to Tom Cruise, " a controversial track and musical film short on his views and experiences with Scientology. After a number of requests from industry insiders and the music buying public a like, the illusive singer agreed to do an interview on "Letter to Tom Cruise" and his up coming album with Colombian film maker and friend Elizabeth Hong. Hong recently shot a video for "My Prozac Binge," (Produced by SA producer Zahier Bougus) a song Matthews wrote and recorded while in South Africa on love and loss. This exclusive footage presents the viewer with a front row seat too the creative process behind Gerschweyn Matthews' much anticipated album, "Die Probleem met Picasso" / "The Problem with Picasso".
Friday, January 23, 2009
Monday, January 19, 2009
"My Prozac Binge" is a track Gerschweyn Matthews wrote back in South Africa about love and loss. The Official USA edit of the video has been released today...and is set to the South African recording of the track as Directed by Colombian Film Director, Elizabeth Hong and partner( Co- Producer) Daniel Montoya. The video was shot on a very cold day in Dallas Texas 21 December 2008 and features up and coming Croatian model / actress "Lipa". "My Prozac Binge" is set to feature on Matthews' 2009 USA Extended Play Kit, visual clips also being produced and directed by Hong and Montoya. Keep checking Gerschweyn Matthews Official for more info on the EPK and the production of his debut album set for release in 2009. Here in follows a link / Power Lunch Production, the creative team behind Matthews' latest video. Also here in included is a link to Matthews' "My Prozac Binge" Video / Youtube. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pnGnIDzwa9M
Thursday, January 15, 2009
Gerschweyn Matthews recently finished work on a music video for "My Prozac Binge" a track that will be included on his EPK. The video was filmed in Dallas, Austin by Colombian Film Company, Power Lunch Productions and stars along side Matthews, Lipa, a renouned Croatian model / actress. Lipa is currently based in America working on some film and modelling work and is certainly going to be a hit with fans and critics judging by her steamy performance in "My Prozac Binge." The video is currently in post production and should be released within the next few weeks. Keep checking this official blog for more info on the video and the release date of Gerschweyn's EPK. Gerschweyn Matthews thanks Lipa for her amazing work and presence on this piece. He also thanks the Power Lunch Production team, Elizabeth Hong (Director / Producer) and Daniel Montoya (Co-Producer / Partner). Here follows a link to Power Lunch Production's Web Site;
Friday, January 9, 2009
South African born singer, songwriter, pianist, actor; Gerschweyn Matthews is celebrating his Birthday today on 09 Jaunuary 2009. He is spending time with friends eating carrot cake and probably watching a few scary movies... Keep checking this Official Blog for more info on the singer and the recording process of his much anticipated album, "Die Probleem met Picasso." For those of you can't wait, follow your heart's call and click yet again on "Letter to Tom Cruise" / Youtube version.
Wednesday, January 7, 2009
"Die Probleem met Picasso" (The Problem with Picasso); Gerschweyn Matthews officially anounces the title to his highly anticipated new album.
"Letter to Tom Cruise" tells of the heart wrenching experience of a 6 year old boy struggling to come to terms with the suicide of his father. The boy, nicknamed Picasso blames a famous actor for the untimely death of his dad. Together the child and his therapist work through a series of dark and disturbing psychoanalytical sessions so as to uncover the reasoning behind Picasso's bizarre claim. Gerschweyn Matthews' highly controversial first single "Letter to Tom Cruise" sports a dark though quirky music video which presents Picasso's "pathology" in the form of drawings done during psychoanalyzes. "Die Probleem met Picasso" seeks to further explore the boy's world view with regards to coming to terms with this tragic event experienced so early in his life. Keep checking this official blog for more info on Matthew's exiting project.
Tuesday, January 6, 2009
Gerschweyn Matthews' guest slot on Tyson Eberly's Talk Show on 7th January 2009 postponed till further notice.
Gerschweyn Matthews will not be appearing on the popular Austin based talk show, Tyson Eberly's Talk Show on 7th January 2009. The singer and his management apologize for the short notice and site a bad throat infection for the reason behind the unfortunate cancelation. Matthews is to appear on the show to peform his controversial indie hit, "Letter to Tom Cruise" and have a discussion on his views on Scientology. The singer has been causing a stir on the net after having released his debut track and video in which he accuse Tom Cruise and Scientology for the suicide of a South African father to a 6 year boy. Keep checking this official blog for more info on when the interview with Tyler Eberly is taking place. Gerschweyn Matthews sends his condolences to the Travolta family with regards to their son "Jet" who passed away after having suffered from autsim, a mental condition not recognized by the Scientology Community.