«Impervious to the tenets of festival improvisation, he annoys and disturbs the policed state of idiomatic improvisation like a young rabid dog, his computer singing «Punk Not Dead.» [...] For some, Mattin acts only according to media strategies, opportunistic; more likely, he assumes the questions that all new generations ask of history, at the risk of offending universally [...]»

(Extrait de «Mattin», entretien réalisé par Michel Henritzi, trad. par Thierry Bokhobza, in «Revue & Corrigée», n° 71, Mars 2007, pp. 9-15)