BiographyMatt Darey is a producer of many genres of electronic music writing, producing and remixing mainly underground club tracks and the occasional crossover release. Soon to release his second artist album in September 2017. Matt hit the top 10 of the UK club charts 3 times in 2016 with s “Keep Talking”, “Lost Tribe – Lubeno” & “Something To Believe In”. Matt makes his debut as a vocalist on latest release “Light Of Day”. Just one of many in a very prolific year in the studio with many exclusive previews of up & coming tracks here: soundcloud.com/
Recently AKA “Matt Nouveau” for his deeper sounds with label “Nocturnal Nouveau” & global radio show of the same name. Matt Nouveau’s debut EP of fresh and futuristic sounds influenced by electronica, deep house and Indie vibes is on promo late summer with 2 tracks making their premiere on Above and Beyonds A&BGT radio show. soundcloud.com/
Kicking off his career he pioneered the Trance genre 1994 with tracks like “Point Zero” Mattdarey – Zero . Alongside his electronic club sounds, producing more epic soundscapes like “Red Skin” Mattdarey – Red for video games and movie soundtracks.
Through the 90’s whilst developing his sound on the underground Matt was also writing, producing and remixing tracks that were crossing over from the club into the mainstream charts. He wrote and produced numerous hits including top ten hits like “Beautiful” and other chart hits such as “Liberation” , “Game Master”, “From Russia With Love”. As one of the first producers to develop the “Trance” sound from 1994 to 2000, Matt remixed some of the iconic tracks of that era which crossed over into the mainstream including “Till I come” by ATB, Binary Finary’s 1998, as well as chart toppers such as Gabriel’s “Rise” & Moloko’s “Time is now”. 2017 see’s the launch of Matt Dareys “Nostalgia” brand with a limited tour, spinning his classic tracks at venues like Ministry of Sound and Koko in London.
Matt’s music inspired many artists who drive the EDM scene today with many citing him as a major influence on their careers with his innovative productions. Paul Oakenfold, Tiesto, Above and Beyond, Armin Van Burren and many more all influenced at some stage of their careers by Matt’s innovative productions twitter.com/
Matt continued to explore new fusions of genres with his band Urban Astronauts project in 2007 Mattdarey – Submission and “Animal” www.youtube.com/
watch?v=nLW8Fc2dvv8 Also appealing to the mainstream with compilations including the best selling Euphoria series with over 3 million albums sold in the UK and the Nocturnal series on Koch records USA.
Matt released a 17 track artists album titled “Blossom & Decay” in 2012 featuring tracks like “See The Sun” soundcloud.com/mattdarey/
sets/blossom. Also remixing again starting with US rock band 30 Seconds to Mars Mattdarey – 30secs