Matt and his family laid down roots in Austin, Texas in 1980. In the mid 80’s Matt started teaching himself to play guitar and began participating in the burgeoning music scene. In 1990 Matt joined the Navy where he learned to troubleshoot and repair electronics. Matt returned to Austin in 1994 and by 1996 he was booking bands as a freelancer and acting as sound engineer. He spent the next 15 years as a professional sound engineer and talent acquisition specialist for multiple top notch local music venues around Austin. In 2014 Matt decided to start his own production company and Meshed Up Productions was born.