Matthew Thomson

Engineer, Producer, Musician

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Since finishing both Analog and Digital recording programs, for ten years I have been practicing the craft of engineering and music production from humble roots. Focused on what great music has to offer the artist and the listener. Recently I have been working with Ron Nevison, producer of Bad Company, The Who, etc.

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Interview with Matthew Thomson

  1. Q: Tell us about a project you worked on you are especially proud of and why. What was your role?

  2. A: Working with Noah Kite was a long and involved project giving me opportunities to record new and different instruments, while involving complex editing and sound design aspects I rarely get to use.

  3. Q: What's the biggest misconception about what you do?

  4. A: That there is a magic bullet that makes records sound awesome. It takes thousands of positive decisions from the song writing stage through tracking and mixing to put together a great record.

  5. Q: Tell us about your studio setup.

  6. A: Pro Tools 10/11 and Logic Pro X. (2) UA Apollo, DBX 560/160xt, (2) UAD Quad, Waves and Slate Digital Bundles.

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

  8. A: Independent artists and bands

  9. Q: Analog or digital and why?

  10. A: Both, always.

  11. Q: What do you like most about your job?

  12. A: To live a life in order to help create lasting and impactful music.

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

  14. A: Love your music, emotion is what people connect with.

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

  16. A: All sorts of rock, mainly with vocals. Alt. Punk, Math Rock, Indie/ Pop, Country/ Folk, Alt. Rock, Chamber/ Pop, Emo, Hardcore, etc.

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

  18. A: Bands that break conventions of their genre and push themselves creatively and musically. Neil Young, St. Vincent, Thrice, Radiohead, Blonde Redhead, Bjork, Of Montreal, MIA, Cat Power, David Bazan.

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Noah Kite - By The Hand

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