Matt Jencik is a musician based in Chicago who currently plays guitar in the band Implodes that released the album Black Earth on Kranky in 2011.
Jencik has been performing and recording since the early 90's with bands such as Hurl, Don Caballero, Thee Speaking Canaries & Taking Pictures as well as playing bass on the 2007 Slint Spiderland tour and guitar for the 2009-2010 Papa M Live from the Shark Cage tour.
In 2012 Implodes will release and tour to support the follow-up to Black Earth and Matt Jencik will be playing U.S. and European shows with Papa M.
Jeremy Lemos + Matt Jencik - split series vol. 5
In a reaction to the collaboration between Matthew Hale Clark and Ken Camden, both active members of white/light and Implodes from Chicago, their friends and colleagues Jeremy Lemos (from white/light) and Matt Jencik (from Implodes) are also releasing a split record for us. Needless to say that sharing two records with members from those bands we love is a huge honor.
Jeremy Lemos is a real sound artist. (...)
No tour dates at the moment.