Matt is a multi-instrumentalist & educator, best known for bringing energy & creativity to the stage, studio & classroom.
Having been involved in professional music & performing since childhood, he came to study at Nexus ICA in 2002/3 where he co-founded the rock band [dweeb], hailed as ‘infectious’1 and ‘perfecting the formula’2 of modern indie. Over the subsequent nine years they would go on to secure record deals, play hundreds of gigs around the world, release two studio albums & star in a documentary for the BBC.
Now an experienced session player, published song writer & educator, Matt continues to play worldwide alongside award-winning artists and musicians, as well as being the Assistant Principal at Nexus ICA.
Matt is an Ableton artist, has worked with Roland & Nord, then more recently was asked to be part of the team that developed Teenage Engineering’s new OP-Z.
Matt holds an MA in Songwriting at the University of Bath Spa, a BA in Youth Studies and Applied Theology, is an associate fellow of the Higher Education Academy & is currently working on a number of papers soon to be published in the arena of musical education.
1 Rock Sound Magazine, 2007.
2 Uncut Magazine, 2011.