Matt Darey is a producer of many genres of electronic music since 1993, writing, producing and remixing both underground club tracks and top 10 pop chart hits.
Kicking off his career he pioneered the Trance genre 1994 with tracks like “Point Zero” and “Gamemaster”. Alongside his electronic club sounds, producing more epic soundscapes like “Red Skin” for video games and movie soundtracks.
Through the 90’s Matt wrote and produced numerous electronic music hits including top ten chart 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 1993 to 2000. Matt remixed some of the iconic tracks Till I comeby ATB, Binary Finary 1998 and No 1 hits such as Gabriel's Rise & Moloko's Time is now. His best selling Euphoria series sold over 3 million albums in the UK.
Matt has released 3 artist albums Blossom & Decay, Wolf and Retrospective. Also an album by Urban Astronauts exclusively on his website. Wolf was the first album ever written and produced specifically in three dimensional audio aka Dolby Atmos in 2017 available exclusively from his website.
In 2004, Matt broke new ground, again, when his weekly radio show, "Nocturnal," became one of the first internationally syndicated radio shows in the world. By 2007, Nocturnal was broadcast in over 150 cities worldwide. This included national coverage across America's and Canada's Saturday drive time spot on SiriusXM - as well as 30 cities in Russia (by way of its national dance format station “Radio Record”.) Given the success of Nocturnal and his legacy of producing club anthems and top 40 chart hits, Matts career as an International touring DJ gained momentum and propelled him into the “DJ Mag top 100” for several years. Nocturnal continues to deliver it's weekly radio show, currently available on iTunes and FM syndication.
PIONEERING THE FUTURE
In November 2017, Matt released "WOLF" - his 2nd Artist album and the first to be released in the future format for music: “Dolby Atmos” 3D sound (or 7.1.4 surround sound.)
For more info on WOLF and 3D sound, please see Dolby Atmos.
Matt’s music has inspired many artists who drive the EDM scene today. (Above and Beyond, Armin Van Buuren & Paul Oakenfold are just a few of the notable talents who cite Matt's innovative productions as a major influence on their careers.) His best selling Euphoria series sold over 3 million albums while, in later years, he launched the Nocturnal compilation series on Koch records USA. Matt’s artist album “Blossom & Decay” (released with Armada) set a new precedent and crossed several genre boundaries with club anthems such as “See The Sun”. At the same time, Matt produced the No 1 play listed “Beautiful Day” SiriusXM radio hit Across USA & Canada - showing he could deliver to the commercial arena whilst maintaining his credibility within the underground scene. In 2016 Matt was back in the top 10 of the official UK club charts 3 times with No 1 club record “Keep Talking”, “Something To Believe In” and his long time alias “Lost Tribe - Lubeno”.