Name: Sash. and MAAT

Music always helps make connections and this is very true in the case of how Regenerate discovered the talented electronic duo of Sash. and MAAT.

With an aptitude for the stripped-down minimal beat and an ear for deep, luscious and dubby sounds, they have grown in stature in Dubai where they are currently based.

About the artists :


Mattia Stragapede aka Maat is an Italian dj who’s passion for electronic music was explored during his teenage years on the dance floors of clubs between Milan and Europe. The strongest influence to his music however came from the sounds in Berlin. His eclectic taste is evident through his music selection, which ranges from techno, micro house, and experimental and deep house.

Now Based in Dubai, he has been actively playing in the local scene, during sets like Groove on The Grass, Analog Room, 360 as well as parties like Original Sound, 909, on n on end ECHO Sound 17. Maat is also the art director of on n on and the person behind ECHO Sound that for its first edition hosted in Dubai djs like Rhadoo, Cezar, Ion Ludwig, Priku, Praslea and many more. Maat’s long loops during sets have people losing the perception of time and space, taking them on an infinite musical journey.


sash. or full name Sasha is one of the youngest of the new crop of ‘digger’ DJs, who are gradually making their names through sharing their personal interpretations of the history of electronic dance music.

He developed his music taste through many years of partying around the world and digging deeper into the world of underground electronic music.