In 2002 Matt performed at Australia Zoo for the Australia Day celebration. It was there he captured Steve Irwin’s attention, gaining a residency for the next five years. Over this time, Matt produced another two albums, Transporta (2004) and Live at Australia Zoo (2006).
In 2009, Matt met fellow musician and soon to be wife Lauren Cox.
Matt and Lauren began writing and performing music together, regularly touring the east coast of Australia at various markets and festivals.
They extensively toured Canada, performing at festivals with producer and musician friend Matt Aitchison (Favourite Son), and became engaged while on tour in Montreal.
Matt and Lauren established their label Tribal Groove in 2011. In 2012 they married and released their first album “Rejuvenation”. In 2014 they released their second album titled “Tranquility”.
In 2016 they co-wrote and produced “Dreamtime” with Matt Aitchison, invigorating their sound with electro / trance beats.
In May 2017, Matt and Lauren welcomed their beautiful daughter Ava Willow James to the world.
Matt and Lauren’s forth album together “Alchemy” is soon to be released.