Matt Weishaupt aka, Father Figure, is an electronic music DJ/producer from Upstate NY. Matt began his foray into music in 2008, the age of 16, via his love for Golden-era Hip-Hop, writing raps and freestyling over beats(eventually releasing an EP under the name Matty*Dubz in 2012).
In 2010, at the age of 18, Matt began producing beats under various aliases, most notably as Spliff Huxtable. In early 2016, the Father Figure project began. Since donning the Father Figure alias, he has performed at festivals that include; Camp Bisco, Big Dub, Basscenter, Homegrown, NY Harvest Fest, and many more. He has played direct support for artists like, Michal Menert, SoDown, Dorfex Bos, Maddy O’Neal, Marvel Years, K+Lab and many more.
Influences most notably include; J.Dilla, Portishead, Pretty Lights, Tycho, Flume, Chet Faker (Nick Murphy), Michal Menert, Emancipator, Flying Lotus, Break Science, Incubus, as well as a plethora of other artists of all genres.