Hello, my name's Matt & I'm a freelance producer, musician & DJ.
I'm running the MOWD, which is my project studio based in Berlin Friedrichshain. I'd be happy to work for/with you on whatever you'd need : Music Production . Composition . Editing . Sound Design . Mixing, anything you'd need a studio or an engineer for.

The studio is equipped to fit 1 to 3 persons and is well equipped with a panel of Synths (Prophet, Juno, Nord Stage...), Guitars (Fender), Mics, Preamps (API), Compressors (API), 2 pair of speakers (AX7+Sub7, NS10), all plugged onto your favorite DAW through a Fireface 400 Soundcard.

Besides that, I'm producing music since 10 years & I'm mainly involved in :
- MOWD, where I produce for all kinds of projects and bands (ARTE, APPLE, The Economist, Chesterfield...)
- The french Disco Pop band PARLEZ-VOUS ANGLAIS ?
- My Electronic Nu Disco / House producer / DJ project as FRANZ MATTHEWS.
- The Electronica Psychedelic Pop band LANGUAGES.

Feel free to contact me if you need any info, or to check out some more infos/pics here : www.inthemowd.com

My credits include

Gear highlights

  • API 512c
  • API 527
  • Yamaha NS10
  • Prophet 08
  • Juno 106
  • Nord Stage
  • Roland JX3P
  • Fender Telecaster
  • Fender Jazzmaster
  • TR707
  • Elektron Analog Rytm
  • Dynacord Echocord Mini Tape Delay

Genres I specialize in

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Reviews of MOWD

  • Default-avatar24 days agoby Verified Review

    Matt is eager to listen to your ideas and deliver what is demanded. He helped bring out the best and successfully add to the song with his keyboard playing. Would recommend.

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What do you bring to a song?
Depends on the task of course, but most important is listening to what the "client" needs, his musical references, to be able to stick closest to his expectations, while still bringing my own vision to it. If you listen to my music you will probably know if you think I'm the right person to bring my vision to your music :)
What's your typical work process?
Getting some time to get accustomed to the track I'm going to work on is the primary and most important thing. Once I know every piece of the track I can start mixing and putting the pieces together. Usually I start working on the beat and bass first, making sure that the rhythm foundation is strong and tight, then it really depends on the song, but I will usually work on the lead parts and finally bring up the rest (pads, guitars, etc) and make it work around it to create depth and space.
What's your typical work process?
Getting some time to get accustomed to the track I'm going to work on is the primary and most important thing. Once I know every piece of the track I can start mixing and putting the pieces together. Usually I start working on the beat and bass first, making sure that the rhythm foundation is strong and tight, then it really depends on the song, but I will usually work on the lead parts and finally bring up the rest (pads, guitars, etc) and make it work around it to create depth and space.
Tell us about your studio setup.
The studio is equipped to fit 1 to 3 persons and is well equipped with a panel of Synths (Prophet 08, Juno 106, Nord Stage, JX3P...), Guitars (Fender Telecaster & Jazzmaster, Jazz Bass), Mics (C214), Preamps (API 512c), Compressors (API 527), 2 pair of speakers (AX7+Sub7, NS10), all plugged onto Ableton/Pro Tools or Logic through a Fireface 400 Soundcard.
What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?
Some my favorite artists/bands/producers : LCD Soundsystem, Zero 7, WhoMadeWho, Kindness, Chic, Tame Impala, Air, Paradis, Roosevelt, Lindstrom, Todd Terje, Led Zeppelin, Michael Jackson, Mulatu Astatke... Music production professionals : Zdar, Ken Scott, Bruce Swedien, Nile Rodgers, James Murphy, Andy Johns, George Massenburg, ... I try to stay open to as many genres & music production techniques as possible, but I'm definitely a big fan of blending the analog and digital world together, taking the best of these two worlds, as well as always keeping on learning and trying out new things, may it be in the punkiest way possible, it's always exciting to see how sounds blend together, and it's always different.
Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.
Most commonly I help artists producing & mixing their music to get it to the next level. This involves recording guitars, analog synths, bass lines & drum machines through my beautiful API preamps and compressors, making everything sound neat and tight. A great part of my duties are also advising clients about what works and doesn't work with the track, how the arrangement can be improved, etc etc. The goal is simply to have you get the best experience and improvement with your tune when it comes out of the studio!