Originally from Atlanta, Matt began his career DJ’ing private parties and warehouse events. Known for spinning a wide range of musical styles ranging from electro to disco, the sound of Emjae captured the attention of many local promoters. Within the year Matt held weekly residencies at clubs Tongue & Groove, Velvet Room, and Plush. He recently migrated North to Boston to attend Berklee College of Music and set aside his DJ career to focus mainly on his newly found love of production. Matt’s music soon found a home among Boston legends Steve Porter, Eli Wilkie. DJ Bons, Hush, Joe Mama, Chris Reavey, Ali Ajami and John Debo.
Matt’s debut release, “Midnight Express E.P” on label, Release Grooves has already gotten the attention from Sasha, Digweed, Steve Porter, and Danny Howells. As Emjae, Matt is committed to bringing big room dance tunes that make you shake, and remixes that bring you back. His sound could be described as retro, but his methods are very modern. Armed with only a laptop and a keyboard Emjae is about to erupt like a volcano on a bad day. Check out his “Digital Daze E.P” out now on Release Records and be sure to look for releases forthcoming on Alternative Route, Release Records, Curvve, and Feedback.
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