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.

Noah Kite - By The Hand

I was the Engineer, Mixer, Producer in this production

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