Matty handles all recording, producing and mixing for arrangements of full compositions and is proud to be able to present all clients with a final product wether it be solo / co-writes for any type of music. Mix Engineer for new Parson James, Wrabel, VINCINT, song "Oh Love." 7 Years of touring experience with some of the worlds biggest artist's.
One Stop Shop - Easy to work with and able to work remotely. Super flexible and will deliver on time. Let's chat and see what works best for your project!
Professionally trained at the School of Audio Engineering 11 years ago in Hollywood.
Matty has seven years of professional touring experience with some of the most renown artists in the world. Including: Eagles, Joe Walsh, Don Henley, Dave Stewart, The Jackson's, Christina Aguilera, Mariah Carey, One Republic, Avril Lavigne, Ke$ha, A.R. Rahman, Blake Shelton, Trace Adkins, David Cook, New Kids On The Block, Johnny Reid, Cassadee Pope, Playing For Change.
When mind and music come together, a masterful Live Performance project called BVRLY is the end result. Digging deep into their musical soul, Matty Chirch (Chirch) & Jeff Hoblick (Hobson) has paced the piece well, with a compilation of musical influences and a unique approach to live production that transcend its theme. The passion of BVRLY is encapsulated in a diverse collection of worldly sounds and a unique approach to live improv production through the use of traditional CDJ's, Ableton, electronic drums, percussion, electric guitar and other live instrumentation during their performances.
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Interview with Matty Chirch
Q: What are you working on at the moment?
A: Writing and producing a bunch of pitch songs for various pop artists as well as mixing records for various clients.
Q: Tell us about a project you worked on you are especially proud of and why. What was your role?
A: The Parson James, Wrabel, VINCINT record titled "Oh Love." I am super proud of it because it was supporting a great cause for the LGBTQ community and the performance was live-streamed. It was also my first time co-mixing it with a fellow producer/engineer who I have since bonded with after that experience. We can all teach something to one another and have a lot to learn from all humans.
Q: What do you like most about your job?
A: I am the most passionate about what I do. I eat, sleep, and breathe all things frequency and music related. I like meeting new people and letting the world hear the projects I am working on. It is all more practice to keep growing and becoming better at our skillsets everyday. I keep learning new tips and tricks everyday!
Q: If you were on a desert island and could take just 5 pieces of gear, what would they be?
A: Super fast Apple computer Neumann Microphone UAD Audio Interface Tube-Tech CL1B Compressor All the best plug-ins.
Q: Analog or digital and why?
A: A hybrid Mix. A combination of both these days for the sake of being able to maximize your output. Without the use of computers today our workload may lessen. They are all tools which we must use to create. No shame in either or.
Q: What's your 'promise' to your clients?
A: Professionalism with friendliness. Satisfaction Guaranteed!
Q: What do you bring to a song?
A: Depending on the role, I always try to bring the best qualities and characteristic out of the individual I am working with at any given time. I am willing to bring as much as needed to get the project to the next level and keep the utmost amount of authenticity while doing so.
Q: What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?
A: I started out by learning the basics of music technology at Santa Barbara City College in 2007. I then moved to LA to go to SAE Institute for Audio Engineering and was actively interning at a well know production studio at the time as well. After that I was asked to go on the road as a drum tech and handle other various roles of touring for a small world music group called "Playing For Change." From there I managed to climb my way through various ranks and roles with many world renown artists such as...Eagles, Joe Walsh, Don Henley, Dave Stewart, The Jackson's, Christina Aguilera, Mariah Carey, One Republic, Avril Lavigne, Ke$ha, A.R. Rahman, Blake Shelton, Trace Adkins, David Cook, New Kids On The Block, Johnny Reid, Cassadee Pope, Playing For Change. my Job description changed from tour to tour, but overall I ended up as a Tour Manager, Production Manager, Tour Accountant and Front of House Engineer. I toured for 7 years and have been in the music business for 11 years. I am now working full time as a producer / mix engineer / mastering engineer / songwriter / DJ / FOH Engineer. I work with a wide demographic with artists trying to excel my career and recognition in the industry.
Q: Which artist would you like to work with and why?
A: Bruno Mars - I have always been such a fan of the classic music I was fortunate enough to be raised on. He has such a unique characteristic about himself that resembles a lot of the Mo-Town acts way back in the history books. Extremely talented artist who is okay with being different than most and not afraid to blaze his own trail.
Q: Can you share one music production tip?
A: All there is a lot of science involved in the music making, and especially the mixing process....Dion't forget to listen with your ears and not your eyes when working. At the end of the day whatever you are doing must sound good, regardless of what a screen may display or show you.
Q: What type of music do you usually work on?
A: All types of music, but predominantly all forms of Pop-ular Music.
Q: What's your strongest skill?
A: Mixing & Mastering. Along with the music production process and songwriting. I am a big collaborator and love co-writing.
Q: Tell us about your studio setup.
A: I have an Apollo 8 AD/DA Converter and a UAD-2 Satellite Processor with a total of 6 DSP cards to offload the work away from my internal RAM. I am a Universal Audio Beta Tester with all the top of the line current plug-ins for production, mixing, & mastering. I use Yamaha HS8 Monitors for playback. Going into my rig I have the following Analog Signal chain set up. Neumann U87 > Neve 1073 > UA 1176LN > Apollo 8 Interface. (Keyboards) - Roland Fantom G8, Roland Juno-6, Yamaha CP Series, Maschine, Komplete Kontrol. ( (Guitars) - Washburn Semi-Hollow body Electric, Music Man Custom Sting Ray Bass, Fender Strat, Taylor 310-CE Acoustic.
Q: Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.
A: Full production, start to finish. (Songwriting or beat-making) Vocal Production / Comping / Tuning. Stem mixing for songs or tracks. Mastering of finished material.