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INCENDIARY AMERICAN
"Ajay is a lot like Harold And The Purple Crayon where he can draw himself out of any ordeal, you can’t corner this guy at all. ...he’s like Bugs Bunny and I’m Elmer Fudd."
https://incendiaryamerican.wordpress.com/2015/09/05/ajay-mathurs-3-to-9-album-is-to-bugs-bunny-what-listeners-are-to-elmer-fudd/

NATIONAL ROCK REVIEW
“Intriguing, haunting, and mesmerizing, the new single and music video from Ajay Mathur has it all and drags us along on the emotional ride.” - Melanie Gomez
http://www.nationalrockreview.com/music-videos/nothing-really-matters-ajay-mathur

 

In The Charts

VIEW FROM THE TOP now 73 Consecutive Weeks on Airplay Charts
#1 on National Airplay TOP 50 Rock
#13 on National Airplay TOP 80 Independent
#22 on National Airplay TOP 50 Adult Contemporary
#15 on European Indie Music TOP200 Chart
#136 on National Airplay TOP 200

NOTHING REALLY MATTERS peak ranking 
#7 on European Indie Music TOP200 Chart
#8 on National Airplay TOP 50 Rock
#24 on National Airplay TOP 50 Adult Contemporary
#30 on National Airplay TOP 80 Independent
#151 on National Airplay
TOP 200

MY WORLD (SOS TO THE UNIVERSE) peak ranking 
#4 on National Airplay TOP 50 Rock
#6 on National Airplay TOP 50 Adult Contemporary
#9 on National Airplay TOP 80 Independent
#149 on National Airplay TOP 200

WALKING ON THE WATER peak ranking 
#14 on National Airplay TOP 80 Independent
#37 on Dutch Hit-Tracks Top 100
#178 on National Airplay TOP 200

http://digitalradiotracker.com

In The Media

August 20, 2016 – ETHNO CLOUD
“The track Nothing Really Matters from his 2015 release 9 to 3 is a masterpiece of elegant darkness.” - Jeremy Davis http://ethnocloud.com/Jeremy_Davis/?blog=746

August 17, 2016 – ADEQUACY.NET
“An aura of menace hangs over the alt-rocking “Nothing Really Matters” as Mathur takes charge vocally from the start.” - Jen Dan http://www.adequacy.net/2016/08/short-takes-jane-space-mac-gollehon-departure-ajay-mathur/

August 8, 2016 – ABORT Magazine
“..did we see THIS coming? We did not…. We’ll be cheering Mathur on at the 2017 Grammy Awards. We hope you will be as well.” - Scott Alexander, Editor in chief http://abortmag.com/2016/08/single-nothing-really-matters-ajay-mathur/

August 8, 2016 – THE HARLTON EMPIRE
“Video Of The Month - Ajay Mathur - Nothing Really Matters: Swiss musician Ajay Mathur has released his latest single and music video for Nothing Really Matters off his new album 9 to 3. A mixture of Psychedelic, Americana and Alternative Rock  it’s already receiving accolades having been nominated for a  2017 Grammy Award for Best Rock Song.” – Kat Harlton https://harltonempire.com/2016/08/08/video-of-the-month-ajay-mathur-nothing-really-matters/

July 26, 2016 – OBSCURE SOUND
“Ajay Mathur crafts a soaring vein of rock that, on soulful track “Nothing Really Matters”, evolves from riveting alt-rock to metal-tinged ominous progressions at the conclusion. Spacey guitars and Indian tablas both play a prominent role alongside Mathur’s charismatic vocals.” - Mike Mineo http://www.obscuresound.com/2016/07/ajay-mathur/

July 27, 2016 – NO DEPRESSION – The Journal of Roots Music
“Ajay Mathur is a stunning Swiss musician that is quickly breaking his way into the music scene… With a delivery and performance that brings it all together, Ajay Mathur's 9 to 3 is a record that will stand the test of time.” - Emily Hinde http://nodepression.com/article/ajay-mathur-shares-new-video-nothing-really-matters

July 28, 2016 – PASTE MAGAZINE
“An artist that stands out from the crowd, let me introduce you to one of my obsessions… With a creativeness that quickly outshines the rest, Ajay Mathur is an artist that should be on your radar, not only for 2016, but beyond” – Louise Parker https://www.pastemagazine.com/articles/2016/07/ajay-mathur-releases-the-haunting-nothing-really-matters.html

July 15, 2016 – NATIONAL ROCK REVIEW
“Intriguing, haunting, and mesmerizing, the new single and music video from Ajay Mathur has it all and drags us along on the emotional ride.” - Melanie Gomez http://www.nationalrockreview.com/music-videos/nothing-really-matters-ajay-mathur

July 25, 2016 – POP JONES
“Mathur makes it easy to lose yourself in moments.” - ~Tirhakah Love https://popjones.wordpress.com/2016/07/25/new-music-video-ajay-mathur-nothing-really-matters/

July 18, 2016 - DAILY NEWS SERVICE
“Nothing Really Matters is an emotionally compelling single from Swiss musician Ajay Mathur” - Samuel Mensah http://www.dailynewsservice.co.uk/music-video-ajay-mathurs-nothing-really-matters/

NEW SICK MUSIC
“Ajay Mathur’s latest album 9 to 3 has seen critical acclaim for the honesty and depth that Mathur brings as a songwriter, as well as the ambitious forays into an array of genres.”
- Kaitlin Ruether http://www.newsickmusic.com/ajay-mathur-nothing-really-matters

JADED CULTURE
“Swiss musician Ajay Mathur’s latest release, ‘9 to 3,’ is the kind of music that makes you long to take a road trip across country with your closest friends” – Jaded Culture
https://jadedculture.com/2015/09/18/review-ajay-mathur-9-to-3/

Tremr INTERVIEW
“Why did you decide to blend traditional Indian instruments with pop/rock and Americana/roots music?”
- S.Heron

https://www.tremr.com/s-heron/interview-ajay-mathurs-9-to-3

POPDOSE Magazine INTERVIEW
“Long Strange Trip: Ajay Mathur on His New Genre-Bending Album and Jamming With Jimmy Page” - Allison Johnelle Boron
http://popdose.com/long-strange-trip-ajay-mathur-on-his-new-genre-bending-album-and-jamming-with-jimmy-page/

Raz Mataz Magazine, Canada
“..you just need to listen and prepare to be amazed with this popular and talented musician” - Marina Radovanovic http://razmatazmag.com/2016/ajay-mathur-mixes-genres-like-no-other-on-9-to-3/

Flowers In A Gun magazine
“Ajay Mathur is a true citizen in the world. Born in India, living in Switzerland and creating his own version of Americana with Led Zeppelin-esque guitars, exotic instruments, catchy songwriting and lyrics that speak to the heart. His new album “9 to 3″ is dreamy and reminds me of a careless road trip through the South with California being the final destination!” - Mart Kawaii http://www.flowersinagun.com/ajay-mathurs-world-americana-in-9-to-3/

FREE WHEEL on FSK 93 FM Hamburg INTERVIEW
"Yes, it is Christmas Eve and you will hear a long and I hope interesting interview with Ajay Mathur and I also hope you enjoy his music as well." - Danny Antonelli https://archive.org/details/FW20151224

CONTACT MUSIC INTERVIEW
Ajay Mathur recently released his album '9 to 3', reviewed on contactmusic.com. Mathur's style of music defies categorization” – Randy Radic http://www.contactmusic.com/interview/ajay-mathur-interview

VENTS Magazine INTERVIEW
I have always respected musicians that play from the heart, the ones that focus on the stories of their songs and the importance of staying true to the source, and Ajay Mathur is one of those musicians that I speak of.
- RJ Frometa, Editor in Chief http://ventsmagazine.com/2015/12/18/interview-ajay-marthur/

Louder Than War INTERVIEW

India born, Switzerland based singer-songwriter Ajay Mathur has recently released a most creative and original display of sound in “9 to 3″, a 15 track album both heartfelt, imaginative, as well as entertaining.” - Eileen Shapiro http://louderthanwar.com/interview-ajay-mathur/

Just Relax Magazine
9 to 3 is an honest profound and intelligent album drawn from personal experience. I would recommend it to fans of psychedelia, rock and country.” - Karen Hill, West Midlands UK.
http://justrelaxmagazine.weebly.com/magazine/review-of-9-to-3-album-by-ajay-mathur

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