Matt Lappin

Saxophone - 1.5M plays in 2023

24 Reviews (21 Verified)
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Catchy top lines and growling solos. 1.5M Plays in 2023!!

Send me your song and your ideas. We will discuss how I can best serve your music.

I have experience playing on all types of genres. I also actively produce and mix records. I will give a special rate to those who have me play and mix!!

I'm looking forward to working together!

I'd love to hear about your project. Click the 'Contact' button above to get in touch.

24 Reviews - 6 Repeat Clients

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  1. Review by Henrik M.

    Once again Matt delivered a fantastic saxophone track which matched the composition perfectly. My best recommendations.

  2. Review by Dan H.
    by Dan H.

    Matt was easy to work with, quick turnaround, solid work!

  3. Review by Henrik M.

    Matt is an amazing saxophonist. I have now collaborated with him on three compositions. He delivers delicious and musical tracks every time. Good communication and fast delivery. My best recommendations go to Matt

  4. Review by Henrik M.

    I asked for 80s style saxophone solos on two pop tracks. Matt delivered the most delicious tracks. Matt is obviously very talented. Good communication and quick delivery. I give my best recommendations.

  5. Review by David J.

    Matt is a great sax player, super pro and nice to work with! Highly recommended :)

  6. Review by Jordan McLeod
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    Always a pleasure to work with! Fast and easy

  7. Review by Brendan K.

    Matt played the sax and mixed my song. From the start, he was great. Really responsive, friendly, helpful and talented. He went above and beyond to deliver an outstanding result. Highly recommend!

  8. Review by Ryan S.

    Matt is a true professional. Excellent engineer with a great ear for saxophone! Can't wait to continue to work together!

  9. Review by Craig T.

    What an awesome guy to work with. Super professional and I’m very happy with the results. Thank you!

  10. Review by Konn
    by Konn

    Saxman1292 delivered high-quality saxophone recordings for our project, he is an excellent saxophone player and easy to communicate with.

    I would 100% recommend working with him. I am looking forward to possibly working with him again in the future.

    Overall great experience!

  11. Review by Richard Scobie

    Matt is a top-tier sax player!! Great tone and performance. I highly recommend him!

  12. Review by Richard Scobie

    Matt is an excellent sax player. Beautiful tone and timing -- great feel.
    I highly recommend!

  13. Review by Chen L.

    Saxman helped me with a very powerful tenor sax solo. He knows what you need! Very much looking forward to our next collaboration!

  14. Review by Ryan S.

    It's quite simple. If you need sax on a track...this is your guy. How many times do I have to say it?

  15. Review by Ryan S.

    The OG of the sax world. Man is always on point with my tracks.

  16. Review by Özgür A.

    Great to work with and provided many ideas to the track. Looking forward to working together again.

  17. Review by Mike C.

    Nailed at as always! Has become my go to sax man!

  18. Review by Ryan S.

    My man absolutely smashed the solo! If I wasn’t a broke lil boi I’d buy him court side seats to see the Lakers for all the hard work! Ehh maybe a beer. Guy is a legend!

  19. Review by Turhan J.

    He was incredible to work with honestly. The workflow communication was unbelievably smooth between the two of us. He listened to my ideas and not only did he come back to me with samples of what I wanted, but he also went out of his way and created his own melodies for what he thought might work for the song! And guess what? It was his melody that eventually made it onto the final piece of the song. I will definitely be working with Saxman1292 in the future.

  20. Review by Mike C.

    Another great job giving me plenty to work with! And his sax mixing tips are always welcome :)

Interview with Matt Lappin

  1. Q: Tell us about your studio setup.

  2. A: Selmer Series II Alto Saxophone, Keilwerth 'Shadow' SX90 Tenor Saxophone, Buffet R13 Clarinet, BAE 1073, Burl B80 Mothership, Burl Vancouver x32 (Analog Summing), Burl B4ADM Mastering Converters, Ableton Live, Mac Studio, UAD Ultimate, Waves Complete

  3. Q: Is there anyone on SoundBetter you know and would recommend to your clients?

  4. A: The producer, Konn, has me on records and is making waves in dance music.

  5. Q: Analog or digital and why?

  6. A: I think a bit of both is the way to achieve the best result. I have $20,000 + in analog summing and mastering gear, but each song and approach is different to best serve the music.

  7. Q: What's your strongest skill?

  8. A: Versatility across genres and tones, understanding how to fit into a production.

  9. Q: Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.

  10. A: Saxophone and Clarinet overdubs, mixing and mastering.

  11. Q: What are you working on at the moment?

  12. A: Full sax section parts for an electro swing house tune.

  13. Q: What type of music do you usually work on?

  14. A: Dance/Pop.

  15. Q: What do you bring to a song?

  16. A: Impactful playing with a producers mindset.

  17. Q: Can you share one music production tip?

  18. A: Be mindful of scientific notation (ex: E1, E2, E3, etc. on your piano roll) when you voice the notes in your chords/leads/melodies/bass/etc - you can avoid mix issues and create space in your productions by keeping each part out of each others way in the sonic space. (example: if your bass is playing E1 (E0 in Ableton) then it is prudent to not have E1 playing in any other synth/piano,etc..)

Matt Lappin March '24 Showreel

I was the Sax and Clarinet (Clarinet at end of reel) in this production

Terms Of Service

In the studio everyday. Same day to 2 day turnaround.

GenresSounds Like
  • Big Gigantic
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Gear Highlights
  • Selmer Series II Alto Saxophone
  • Keilwerth 'Shadow' SX90 Tenor Saxophone
  • Buffet R13 Clarinet
  • BAE 1073
  • Burl B80 Mothership
  • Burl Vancouver x32 (Analog Summing)
  • Burl B4ADM Mastering Converters
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  • 1.5M Plays in 2023Dec 29, 2023

    This year my musical efforts have contributed to >1.5M streams and counting! Let’s get to work :)