Mat Zo

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Mat Zo
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Background information
Birth name Matan Zohar
Also known as MRSA, MRZO, Unripelemon[1][2]
Born (1990-04-30) 30 April 1990 (age 26)
Origin London, UK
Occupation(s) Musician, DJ
Instruments Keyboards, mixer, synthesizer
Years active 2006–present
Labels Anjunabeats, Astralwerks, Hospital Records, Armada Music, Active Recordings, Mad Zoo
Associated acts Arty, Porter Robinson, Kill the Noise, The M Machine

Matan Zohar (born 30 April 1990), better known by his stage name Mat Zo, is a Grammy-nominated[3] British producer, composer and DJ.[4] Zohar released his debut album, Damage Control, via the Anjunabeats and Astralwerks labels on 5 November 2013.[5] His second studio album, Self Assemble, was released on 25 March 2016 under his own Mad Zoo label.

Life and career[edit]

The son of artist Israel Zohar, and half-brother of Israeli singer Alma Zohar, Matan Zohar was born in London in 1990. He was raised by his mother, Wendy Caron Zohar, a professional violinist who, with staunch musical ethos, nurtured Matan's early love of—and prodigious inclination toward—music. From age one to eleven, Zohar and his family lived in the city of Cleveland, Ohio, US. It was there at age 8 where his father presented young Zohar with a guitar as a gift.[6] He returned at age 11 to London and continued pursuing his musical interests as a drummer and bassist as a member of a jazz and rock band respectively. However, Zohar became more interested in musical acts such as Daft Punk and the Chemical Brothers, and his musical inclinations shifted to those of electronic dance music and DJing.

Mat's releases on Anjunabeats have earned substantial critical acclaim, and his collaboration with Porter Robinson, "Easy", reached number one on Beatport.[7]

On 28 August 2013, Mat Zo announced the title and artwork for his debut album Damage Control as well as a teaser track called "Little Damage". Damage Control was released on 5 November of that year. It garnered immediate critical acclaim and established Mat as an extremely versatile artist who could produce electronic music of all types and genres. Dancing Astronaut called it "an inspiring and timeless artistic debut".[8] The album went on to be nominated for a Grammy Award for Best Dance/Electronic Album.[9]

His earlier drum & bass productions are under the pseudonym MRSA on Hospital Records. He also has several unreleased tracks under the MRSA moniker playable through his Myspace account.[10]


Studio albums[edit]

List of studio albums, with selected chart positions
Title Album details Peak chart positions

US Heatseekers Albums
UK Albums Chart
Damage Control 149 7 1 192
Self Assemble
  • Released: 25 March 2016
  • Label: Mad Zoo
  • Formats: CD, digital download
"—" denotes items which were not released in that country or failed to chart.

Singles and EPs[edit]

  • Mat Zo "MAD EP"[15]
  • Mat Zo "Exodus" Original Mix / Relysis Remix
  • Mat Zo "No Hassle" Original Mix / Progressexual Mix: Blue Room Project
  • Mat Zo "Foot and Mouth EP"
  • Mat Zo "Clovers & Acid / What's Left In My Snorty" Original Mixes
  • Mat Zo "Rush / Defined" Original Mixes
  • Mat Zo "Lucky Strike / Synapse Dynamics" Original Mixes
  • Mat Zo "Aurus / The Price Of Oil" Original Mixes
  • Mat Zo "Nuclear Fusion" Original Mix / Rex Mundi Remix
  • Mat Zo "Equinox / Subaquatic Dream" Original Mixes
  • Mat Zo "Fractal Universe / This Is Reality" Original Mixes
  • Mat Zo "Default / Rush 2009" Original Mixes
  • Mat Zo "Near The End / Land Of The Free" Original Mixes
  • Mat Zo "24 Hours" Original Mix / Oliver Smith Remix
  • Mat Zo "24 Hours" Rank 1 Remix
  • Mat Zo "The Lost / The Found" Original Mixes
  • Mat Zo "Back In Time / Millenia" Original Mixes
  • Arty & Mat Zo "Rebound" Original Mix / Radio Edit
  • Mat Zo "Superman" Original Mix / Mike Koglin Remix
  • Mat Zo "Frequency Flyer" Original Mix
  • Mat Zo & Arty "Mozart" Original Mix / Radio Edit
  • Mat Zo "Loop" The Essential Unreleased Mix
  • Mat Zo "Bipolar / It's Yours / Ring on It / Yoyo Ma" Original Mixes
  • Mat Zo feat. Linnea Schossow "The Sky" Club Mix / Extended Mix
  • MRSA "Chemicals" Original Mix
  • MRSA "Different" Original Mix
  • MRSA & Parallax "Recurring Dream" Original Mix
  • Mat Zo "I Never Knew" Original Mix (Free Download)
  • Mat Zo & Porter Robinson "Easy" Original Mix
  • Mat Zo feat. Chuck D "Pyramid Scheme" Radio Edit / Club Mix / Branchez Remix
  • Mat Zo "Lucid Dreams" Original Mix / Radio Edit / The M Machine Remix / ilan Bluestone Remix / Pegboard Nerds Remix
  • Mat Zo feat. Rachel K Collier "Only For You" Radio Edit / Original Mix / Maor Levi Remix / Croquet Club Remix / Estiva Remix
  • Mat Zo "Oldskool Trip" (free download)
  • Mat Zo "Real Life" (free download)
  • The Up Down Left Right EP (free download)
    • Mat Zo feat. The Knocks "Get Down 2 Get Up"
    • Mat Zo "Left to Right"
  • Mat Zo "Ruffneck Bad Boy" (free download)


  • Lustral "In My Life" Mat Zo Dub
  • Keenan & Anderson feat. Tiff Lacey "Runaway" Mat Zo Vocal Remix/Dub
  • Tiësto "Driving To Heaven" Mat Zo Remix
  • Lange feat. Emma Hewitt "Live Forever" Mat Zo Remix
  • Soliquid "Music Is For Rich People" Mat Zo Remix
  • Waterspark "Fairway" Mat Zo Remix
  • U2 "Beautiful Day" Mat Zo Remix
  • Shifted Reality "Love Affair" Mat Zo Remix
  • Mark Pledger vs. Matt Hardwick feat. Melinda Gareh "Fallen Tides" Mat Zo Vocal Remix
  • Activa pres. Solar Movement "Eclipse" Mat Zo Remix
  • Signalrunners "Recoil" Mat Zo Remix
  • Josh Gabriel pres. Winter Kills "Deep Down" Mat Zo Remix
  • Sunny Lax "P.U.M.A." Mat Zo Remix
  • Radiohead "Codex" Mat Zo Bootleg
  • Kyau & Albert "Be There 4 U" Mat Zo Remix
  • Above & Beyond feat. Richard Bedford "Thing Called Love" Mat Zo Remix
  • Judge Jules "City Nights" Mat Zo Remix
  • Kylie Minogue "Get Outta My Way" Mat Zo Remix
  • Tate & Diamond feat. Nicolai "Electrified" Mat Zo Electrofied Dub
  • Above & Beyond feat. Zoë Johnston "Love Is Not Enough" MRZO Remix
  • Erphun "2wo Butterflies" Mat Zo Remix
  • Super8 & Tab feat. Alyna "Perfect Day" MRSA Remix
  • Reeves "Call of Loneliness" Mat Zo Remix
  • Tritonal feat. Cristina Soto "Lifted" Mat Zo Remix
  • Empire of the Sun "Alive" Mat Zo Remix
  • Ellie Goulding "Burn" Mat Zo Remix
  • Elton John, Carmen Twillie & Lebo M "Circle of Life" Mat Zo Remix
  • Chromeo feat. Solange "Lost On The Way Home" Mat Zo Remix
  • "Bug a Bootleg" (bootleg remix of "Bug a Boo" by Destiny's Child)
  • Arty feat. Ray Dalton "Stronger" Mat Zo Remix
  • Porter Robinson "Flicker" Mat Zo Remix
  • The Smashing Pumpkins "Zero" Mat Zo Bootleg


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