Matrix - Artists | Star Warz



References: Metro, Viper Recordings, UK



Jamie Quinn, better known by his stage name Matrix, is a London-based Drum ‘n’ Bass producer, DJ, and founder of record label Metro Recordings. He is the brother of Drum ‘n’ Bass artist Matt Quinn (better known as Optical). He is best known for his work with Futurebound as a duo under the alias Matrix & Futurebound.  Quinn started his musical career as one half of drum and bass duo Turbosound.  The duo was signed to F Project Records, an imprint of Formation Records, operated by DJ SS. As early as 1994, Quinn began to release material as Matrix. Since then, his work has appeared on numerous compilations released by various Drum ‘n’ Bass labels.

His debut LP, Sleepwalk was released in 2000 by Virus Recordings (operated by his brother).

In 2001, Quinn ventured into the house music genre as one half of Goldtrix. In 2002, Goldtrix released a cover of Jill Scott's "It's Love (Trippin')", featuring singer Andrea Brown. It became a number one hit on the U.S. dance chart and reached number six in the UK Singles Chart.

In 2005, Quinn collaborated with Liverpool-based producer Brendan Collins known as Futurebound to release the “Strength 2 Strength” single. They later released their debut album “Universal Truth” through Metro Recordings and Viper recordings, under the alias "Matrix & Futurebound".

A couple of years later they released “Womb” as a single from the Universal Truth album, followed by a new single “Shanghai Surprise” featuring singer Cat Knight. In 2011 they released a mix combination album Worldwide 001 which featured Scott Owens and Cat Knight.

In 2012 the Matrix and Futurebound release "All I Know" featuring British singer Luke Bingham was released. The song marks their first charting single as a duo. Later on that year their second single "Magnetic Eyes" featuring British singer and rapper Baby Blue was released. The song marked their second top 30 hit in the UK and number 5 on the UK Dance Chart. The song managed to stay inside the top 40 for 6 weeks.