Munk is Mathias Modica. DJ, vinylnerd, keyboard virtuoso, musicproducer and owner of Gomma & Toy Tonics records. Pitchfork called him “one of Germany’s most interesting electronic music producers“.
Mathias released three albums as Munk and collaborations with Rebolledo from Pachanga Boys (Surf Smurf), James Murphy of LCD Soundsystem (Kick out the chairs), Asia Argento, Peaches, DJ Chloe and many others. Besides Gomma he also released EP’s on CORRISPONDANT, LOCAL TALK and ENDLESS FLIGHT/ MULE MUSIQ and EXPLOITED.
For his labels GOMMA and new house sublabel TOY TONICS he has discovered, released and produced the debuts of some of the most interesting artists of the past decade:
The Danish indiedisco band WhoMadeWho (they released three albums on Gomma before getting signed by Kompakt)
Nick McCarthy of Franz Ferdinand’s solo project Box Codax. Daniel Avery’s first singles before he moved to Erol Alkan’s Phantasy label. Canadian songwriter Mocky’s debut album before he wrote some hits for Feist and Nu – Disco pioneer Moullinex’ music and many others.