Matthew James first began writing music at the age of 14, influenced by musical icons such as Led Zeppelin and David Bowie. From love songs to triumph and philosophy, Matt James knows no boundaries when it comes to genre and musical preferences. From the age of 21 Matt went on to study Audio engineering in Brisbane Australia where he began to freelance his song writing abilities to artists in more than 28 countries around the world. Having learned from his mentors such as Justin Stoney from Voice Lessons To The World, Jordin Steele now Director and Events Co-Ordinator for Brisbane City Council and Tony Maserati, The Producer for artists such as Beyonce, Notorius B.I.G. Having close relationships with Broadcasting Networks such as the ABC and the Producer for Fleetwood Mac's Ken Caillat. Matthew lived much of his life in poverty and surrounded by abuse, through these experiences Matt James learned to channel his music talent in a deep and meaningful way, his unique style and passion has earned mentions from the United Arab Emirates to Japan, Matt James influences can be heard in todays modern music and in Television advertisements.