Nisha Rathode (Editor)

Matthew Meschery

Updated on
Share on FacebookTweet on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on Reddit
Covid-19
Years active  1999 - present
Music group  OPM (1999 – 2001)
Labels  Atlantic Records
Role  Vocalist
Name  Matthew Meschery

Matthew Meschery httpsiytimgcomvisoP8uRuZZCwhqdefaultjpg
Birth name  Matthew Thomas Meschery
Also known as  Kid Kreation, Shakey Lo the Creation Kid
Born  April 12, 1975 (age 40) Truckee, California, U.S. (1975-04-12)
Origin  San Francisco, California
Genres  Rap rock, pop, hip hop, ska
Occupation(s)  Singer, vocals, keyboards, programmer
People also search for  Jonathan Williams, Shane Mayo

American skate-rockers OPM talk about skateboarding, getting laid and taking drugs while on European


Matthew Thomas Meschery a.k.a. Shakey Lo the Creation Kid (born April 12, 1975) is a vocalist and programmer. He is best known for being the original lead vocalist of the California based band OPM. His father is former basketball player Tom Meschery.

Contents

Early career

Before becoming involved in music, Matthew was a substitute teacher in Oakland, California. He then became a teacher at a school for "at-risk" children (both in and out of the juvenile justice system) in Santa Cruz, California. Then in 1999 he became one of the founders of OPM, along with then brother-in-law John E. Necro and his friend Casper a.k.a. Geoff Turney. He became a songwriter as well as lead vocalist during his time with the band. He co-wrote the band's best known song Heaven Is a Halfpipe from the album Menace to Sobriety. He featured on an episode of Never Mind the Buzzcocks on 10 September 2001.

Departure

In early 2002 after the Menace to Sobriety tour Matthew Meschery decided to leave the band. John E. Necro stated "that was the biggest blow of anyone" and "I don't think Matthew thought it through. It seemed like a really good idea when we got started, but it was more than he bargained for." during an interview in 2009. In the October 2015 edition of Rock Sound magazine, Matthew revealed he would "often get stage fright" when performing live and "The idea of touring another record for two years felt pretty daunting. I was done." Matthew then started working at KQED-FM shortly after leaving. Matthew along with Etienne Franc and Gary Dean then formed a band by the name of "The Free Agency" in 2003 after they all departed OPM. As of 2007, Matthew has been working for ITVS. He is currently in a new band called "Brand New Heartache" alongside former OPM bassist Etienne Franc.

References

Matthew Meschery Wikipedia


Similar Topics
There Was a Crooked Man
Earl Babbie
Sumner Redstone
Topics
 
B
i
Link
H2
L