Daniel Matthew (Dirty Sole)

Music Production, Remix Artist

13 Reviews
Daniel Matthew (Dirty Sole) on SoundBetter

Our music has been synced w/ TOYOTA, NIKE, SCION, as well as TOP TEN chart placements in radio & print! We have been nominated for artist of the month in Chicago press media, in addition to music heard throughout extensive global retail locations, spanning over 425 + brands, 110,000 locations, 125 countries, reaching 100 MILLION people every day.

Dirty Sole is a multi-faceted production group, with many features in popular media outlets such as Buzz LA, LessThan3, Hype Machine, Northern Transmissions, Enter The Venture, Jammerzine, HighClouds, WhyCauseICan, Rbeatz, GroundSounds, Noiseprn, and more.

We specialize in custom music production, with 35 years of experience in music production, keyboards, guitar, and bass. We have collaborated with major label artists, and will work to make your project exactly what you want! Our goal is to create your vision in the most complete delivery of production, without limitation!

Click the 'Contact' above to get in touch. Looking forward to hearing from you.


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13 Reviews

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  1. Review by Denny White
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    Always a pleasure working together! Dan's production, sensibilities with sounds, production, feel and chords are second to none, then an added bonus he's one of the kindest and easiest folks I've have the pleasure of collaborating with. Highly recommend for whatever your project needs!

  2. Review by Denny White
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    ANOTHER ONE!! THE BEST!!! Absolutely love creating together and stoked to see these songs out into the world!

  3. Review by Danny Flam of NewYorkBrass
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    Fun track! Easy to work with thanks for coming hope to see you again soon!

  4. Review by 🍯 Honey-B-Sweet 🍯
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    It was one of the best experiences I have ever had working with Dirty Sole! Extremely talented producer with great communication throughout the project, we came up with a hit!

  5. Review by Denny White
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    One after another!! Love working with these guys and the songs that our coming out of our collaborating!

  6. Review by Denny White
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    And another one!! My favorite guys to work with on soundbetter!!

  7. Review by Denny White
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    And another dope one down! Love working with these guys :)

  8. Review by Denny White
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    Losing track of how many dope songs I've done with these guys! Love the energy and production of every record we do!

  9. Review by Denny White
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    Such a pleasure working with these guys, they’ve become one of my favorite collaborators on site and really dig the music we’re making together 🙌🏻

  10. Review by Denny White
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    Dirty Sole is hands down one of the best collaborators I've had on Soundbetter. Love their production , sounds and the whole process from creative to business and planning is great. This was our second one, and already got a 3rd on deck! Heres to an awesome 2020!

  11. Review by Denny White
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    Daniel & his partner were great to work with, both really talented producers, with a nostalgic, but fresh sound that’s really special. I had a blast toplining & singing to their track and am looking forward to the next one!!

  12. Review by Alanna Clarke
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    It was great working with Daniel! Really easy communication and we ended up with an awesome song. He is very clear about what he's looking for and was super easy to work with!

  13. Review by Scott kammer

    Always a pleasure to work with, and the quality of music is TOP NOTCH!

Interview with Daniel Matthew (Dirty Sole)

  1. Q: What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?

  2. A: Please provide reference work for what you are looking for!

  3. Q: Which artist would you like to work with and why?

  4. A: 1. Prince (RIP) - the greatest of all time 2. FKJ, Sam Smith, Daft Punk

  5. Q: What's your typical work process?

  6. A: We export to our mix engineer in Los Angeles at Studio City Sound. Final mixing is done in Studio A on their Neve 8068 MK II using ATC SCM45A monitors.

  7. Q: Tell us about your studio setup.

  8. A: We have two studios in Chicago. Both rigs run Ableton Live 10 with a vast amount outboard gear, including: Nord Lead 2, Roland Juno Di, Moog Little Phatty, Korg Triton, Roland TB3, Roland Juno 106, Roland TR08, Roland TR09, electric guitars, bass guitars, and acoustic guitars. We mix on Mackie mixing boards and use KRK Rokit monitors.

  9. Q: What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?

  10. A: Oak Felder, Lizzo, Daft Punk, Dua Lipa, Oliver, LCD Soundsystem, Disclosure

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

  12. A: Our most common services include original production work for artists, sync agencies, and more. We also offer remix work.

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

  14. A: We are currently releasing new singles every other month, forthcoming from our new album "Future Looks Good" which arrives in February 2021!

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

  16. A: Yes! Will provide upon request

  17. Q: What's your 'promise' to your clients?

  18. A: Our goal is to bring your vision to life :)

  19. Q: What questions do you ask prospective clients?

  20. A: 1. Deadline? 2. Plans for release - commercial/demo? 3. Is this work for hire or profit sharing?

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

  22. A: Aside from being studio musicians, our main genre is electronic dance music.

  23. Q: What's your strongest skill?

  24. A: Our strongest skill is attention to detail! We pride our work on making sure every small nuance is perfect.

Dirty Sole - Lift Me Up

I was the Producer, performer, and arranger in this production

Terms Of Service

We provide up to two revisions of original work & have a typical turn around time of one to two weeks, depending on the project. Expedited service can be considered upon request for an additional fee.

GenresSounds Like
  • Daft Punk
  • Disclosure
  • Oliver Heldens
Gear Highlights
  • Ableton Live 10.0
  • Sound Toys
  • Nord Lead 2
  • Korg MS-20
  • Moog Little Phatty
  • Roland Juno 106
  • Roland TB3
  • Roland TR08
  • electric guitars
  • bass guitars
  • acoustic guitars and endless soft synths
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