CyberTrad is Matthew Olwell’s first solo recording project and was released in 2016. It features Matthew on wooden flutes, percussion, and vocals, Aimee Curl on bass and vocals, Dominic Shodekeh Talifero on Human Beatbox and vocal percussion, and Simon Lepage on bass. Joebass Dejernette recorded and produced the album. More info at Stream or download on Bandcamp, CD Baby, iTunes, or Spotify.

“Outstanding… Olwell is an artist with a keen vision…” 

-The Irish Echo


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The band Maivish features Matthew Olwell on flutes, whistles, and percussion, Jaige Trudel on fiddle, and Adam Broome on guitar and bouzouki. They have been touring extensively in the United States, Canada, and the UK since 2012, and expertly blend traditional and original music.

In 2015 they released their first album, Sunlight into Blue. It is available here on CD Baby.



The great Baltimore flute player Dan Isaacson’s solo release from 2010, featuring special guests Aaron Olwell on flute, fiddle and concertina, Danny Noveck on fiddle and guitar, Kelly Smit dancing, Matthew Olwell on feet, bodhran and cajon. A seasoned group of musicians brings you Irish music at it’s best. Engineered and recorded by the most excellent Joebass DeJarnette to sound like you are sitting right inside the jam…

Check it out at CD Baby.


James Leva and Purgatory Mountain (Danny Knicely, Matthew Olwell and Al Tharp) blend old time, bluegrass and original mountain sound into a lush sonic dance party. Matthew plays feet, cajon, hambone, bodhran, brushes and other assorted implements of destruction.

Released in 2007, this too is on CD Baby.

“…Fiery fiddling, thoughtful tunes, unabashed joy, reckless abandon and deep respect for tradition… transcendent and hypnotic…”
-Dave Higgs, Bluegrass Now


Witt’s End is the First-and-Only recording by the infamous Hell on the Nine Mile. Tunes, songs, and steps from Ireland, Appalachia, and Quebec, featuring Aaron and Matthew Olwell, Josephine Stewart, Meghan Madden, Cleek Shrey, Amanda Kawolski, Danny Knicely, and Yann Falquet.

Beautiful music and a booklet of extensive liner notes detailed enough to please even the most die-hard among you. (Aaaand probably act as a handy cure for insomnia for everyone else, but hey, it’s folk music…)

You can listen to selected tracks on myspace (yeah, yeah… we know it’s ridiculous).

As of this writing, this CD is only available via direct mail. To purchase, please email us via the “contact” page.


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