Matt Johnson has played on some of the most critically acclaimed records in almost everyone's collections.

Why you should listen

From recording the seminal cult-creating album Grace with Jeff Buckley, to touring with the beloved St. Vincent, Matt Johnson has worked with a wide spectrum of artists over the past two decades including Rufus Wainwright, Martha Wainwright, Australia’s brother-sister duo Angus and Julia Stone, Elysian Fields, Beth Orton and Duncan Sheik.

Matt Johnson’s TED talk