Richard has worked with Matt Darey since 2005, performing lead, rhythm, acoustic, rock, dance and balearic guitar on smash hits such as ‘See the Sun‘, ‘Follow You‘, and ‘Hold Your Breath‘ amongst countless others. Richard has performed on releases since the stunning Rocktronica version of ‘Animal‘ and the it’s first remixes, right up to the present day.
Every release has entered the charts, whether hitting the number 1 spot with ‘See the Sun’ (Beatport) or the numerous spots in the top 20 of the US Billboard Dance/Club Play Charts, culminating in album ‘Blossom and Decay’ being released internationally on the legendary Armin Van Buuren’s ‘Armada‘ label.
With sales of over 2 million albums and a position as legendary global Dance producer and DJ, Darey is widely credited as the foreruner of the Trance genre.
Check out the discography of Richard’s guest appearances for Matt and view the videos here.
“(London, UK): Often described as one of the original podcast pioneers of the global dance scene, Matt Darey is on the cusp of cult status. He has long been recognized as a world class DJ, tastemaker and radio personality while maintaining his personable attitude with fans and fellow global DJs alike. Now with over 500,000 subscribers to his weekly podcast and an estimated 3 million listeners tuning into his syndicated radio show Matt Darey is a global brand. Matt’s weekly shows are now broadcast on 150 stations worldwide where he consistently showcases his unapologetic blend of electro, progressive house, breaks and trance.
Throughout his long career Matt has worn the hats of DJ, producer, musician and program director. One of his more infamous accolades was his signing to Sire Records by Seymour Stein. Since the start of his career in Electronic / Dance Music, Matt has sold over an astonishing two million albums and singles with numerous top 10 and top 20 chart hits. He is apart of a new kind of electronic artist that cross-pollinates the subgenres of dance much like Morgan Page, Armin van Buuren, Above & Beyond, Kaskade, Nervo, and Sharam to name a few. Matt has proven to be a chameleon of sound, producing a variety of releases from breaks to house to trance and progressive to experimental and his ground breaking genre of rocktronica.