Melbourne born and bred and flaming red-headed, Matthew Gilbert is an alternative singer songwriter with a folky and ambient flavour unlike no other. At the core of Matthew's sonic palette lies heartfelt songwriting, compelling storytelling and an abundance of relatable life perspectives. Matthew takes his musical inspiration from the likes of Sufjan Stevans, Boy & Bear, Coldplay and Bon Iver. His music is deeply rooted in storytelling elements from his own life and the people around him. These personal stories give an opportunity to think about life, illuminating the emotions we all feel but just can't fully explain. Matthew's arrangements captivate listeners with their honest melodies, lush harmonies and mysterious lyrics which reflect on every d ay to's and fro's of life. They hit hard, but always come for a cuddle afterwards.