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Matthew "Moppa" Elliott

Matthew
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United States
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Matthew Thomas "Moppa" Elliott is an American jazz bassist born September 13, 1978 in Scranton, Pennsylvania. He is the founder and chief composer of Mostly Other People Do the Killing and also founded Hot Cup Records.
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http://www.moppaelliott.com
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Releases on file (20)
Balto! — Beats by Balto! Vol. 1 Balto! — Beats by Balto! Vol. 1
(Bandcamp no#, 2019, DL)
Jon Lundbom & Big Five Chord — Harder on the Outside Jon Lundbom & Big Five Chord — Harder on the Outside
(Hot Cup Records 181, 2019, CD / DL)
Moppa Elliott — Jazz Band / Rock Band / Dance Band Moppa Elliott — Jazz Band / Rock Band / Dance Band
(Hot Cup Records , 2019, 2CD)
Mostly Other People Do the Killing — Loafer's Hollow Mostly Other People Do the Killing — Loafer's Hollow
(Hot Cup Records HC 161, 2017, CD)
Mostly Other People Do the Killing — Paint Mostly Other People Do the Killing — Paint
(Hot Cup Records , 2017, CD)
Moppa Elliott — Still, up in the Air Moppa Elliott — Still, up in the Air
(Hot Cup Records 152, 2016, CD)
Jon Lundbom & Big Five Chord — Jeremiah Jon Lundbom & Big Five Chord — Jeremiah
(Hot Cup Records HC, 2015, CD)
Mostly Other People Do the Killing — Mauch Chunk Mostly Other People Do the Killing — Mauch Chunk
(Hot Cup Records HC 153, 2015, CD)
Mostly Other People Do the Killing — Blue Mostly Other People Do the Killing — Blue
(Hot Cup Records HC 141, 2014, CD)
Jon Lundbom — Liverevil Jon Lundbom — Liverevil
(Hot Cup Records no#, 2013, CD)
Jon Lundbom — No New Tunes Jon Lundbom — No New Tunes
(Hot Cup Records 122, 2012, CD)
Mostly Other People Do the Killing — Red Hot Mostly Other People Do the Killing — Red Hot
(Hot Cup Records HC 125, 2012, CD)
Mostly Other People Do the Killing — Slippery Rock! Mostly Other People Do the Killing — Slippery Rock!
(Hot Cup Records HC 123, 2012, CD)
Jon Lundbom & Big Five Chord — Quavers! Quavers! Quavers! Quavers! Jon Lundbom & Big Five Chord — Quavers! Quavers! Quavers! Quavers!
(Hot Cup Records 104, 2011, CD)
Mostly Other People Do the Killing — Forty Fort Mostly Other People Do the Killing — Forty Fort
(Hot Cup Records HC 091, 2008, CD)
Mostly Other People Do the Killing — This Is Our Moosic Mostly Other People Do the Killing — This Is Our Moosic
(Hot Cup Records HC 082, 2008, CD)
Mostly Other People Do the Killing — Shamokin! Mostly Other People Do the Killing — Shamokin!
(Hot Cup Records HC 063, 2007, CD)
Jon Lundbom & Big Five Chord — All the Pretty Ponies Jon Lundbom & Big Five Chord — All the Pretty Ponies
(Hot Cup Records no#, 2005, CD)
Mostly Other People Do the Killing — Moppa Elliott's Mostly Other People Do the Killing Mostly Other People Do the Killing — Moppa Elliott's Mostly Other People Do the Killing
(Hot Cup Records HC 041, 2004, CD)
Moppa Elliott — Pinpoint Moppa Elliott — Pinpoint
(Hot Cup Records 011, 2001, CD)

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