Mattias “IA” Eklundh is a Swedish guitarist and singer, known for his band Freak Kitchen and his participation in Frozen Eyes, Fate, the Jonas Hellborg Trio and Art Metal. He has also released solo albums under the name Freak Guitar.
Today Mattias is considered one of the most innovative guitarists in the world. Mattias’ minimalist, home-brewed and sober approach to the guitar has surprised record buyers and journalists around the world. There is simply no sign of expensive guitar effects or processors involved in his playing, despite the sometimes “strange” sounds you hear.