"It's not about adding 'my sound' to people's work, it's about getting on the same wavelength as the artist and amplifying what makes them unique"- Matt Rideout
Matt has been in the professional audio and music industry for over a decade. During this time he has worked with solo artists, bands, Toronto filmmakers, and University of Windsor professors. To each of these projects, Matt brings a wealth of technical knowledge and years of artistic insight. From customizing and modifying equipment in his own studio (Holy Moly Studios) to experimenting with progressive engineering techniques, Matt is in a constant state of innovation in his work.
Matt has studied Music & Composition at the University of Windsor and is an Honours Graduate from the Ontario Institute of Audio Recording Technology (OIART). He is also a former intern of Noble Street Studios and Revolution Recording.
"I have worked with Matt Rideout as a record producer. He is an extraordinary drummer and is proficient on guitar, bass, piano and similar instruments. He has an extremely broad artistic scope and sophisticated intuition. Matt's proficient and seasoned technique, his passion for audio innovation and overall expertise is the reason why I will continue to enthusiastically work with him on future projects." - Steph Copeland, Solo artist/Composer/Musician
"Having a second set of ears is good, but having Matt's ears is better. From start to finish Matt worked with me to make sure the mixes were exactly what I wanted and that they sounded their best" - Sandy Pearlman, Hip Hop Producer
"I hired Matt to record and mix two classical pieces for my documentary. He was professional, collaborative and always patient. The string quartet sounded amazing!" - Vanessa Jung, Director