Tag : Jon Mattox

Written on Jun, 26, 2014 by in | Leave a comment

9 years ago in June of 2005, I was in the thick of building our recording studio, a career and life changing experience. Towards the end of construction, I got a call from the Green Natives who said “We hear you are building a recording studio, and we need to record some music!”. I figured 3 weeks would be plenty …

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Written on Apr, 27, 2014 by in | Leave a comment

  My good friend Louise Palanker created a new video for the Our Place theme song that we produced together. Our Place is a social media app for teens and tweens where kids get together and discuss issues, learn about life, and make new friends. All of the recording and mixing took place at my studio with a host of talented people including …

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Written on Apr, 17, 2014 by in | Leave a comment

Most objects usually speak out rhythms and patterns to me as I’m doing these sound design sessions, and with two of the water heater panels in front of me, this rhythm emerged. It will inevitably end up on a future piece of music. Captured by my son on an iPhone: One man’s trash is another man’s excuse for a sampling …

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Written on Mar, 11, 2014 by in | Leave a comment

Television spot #2 for the Disney movie Tangled.  My  track “Somebody Pinch Me” was featured. I’ll never forget my son running through our house yelling “It’s you daddy, it’s you!” when he saw the commercial and heard the song.  He was watching a DVR’d episode of Star Wars The Clone Wars and then the Tangled commercial played. That was a great moment. …

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Written on Feb, 27, 2014 by in | Leave a comment

Here’s the TV Spot for The Wolf Of Wall Street which features the track “Dancing Drums and Bass” written and performed by myself and Dan Silver.  A fun, upbeat track inspired by the classic swing and big band era music.      

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Written on Feb, 12, 2014 by in | 2 Comments.

Here’s the solo I performed which took 1st place at the Guitar Center Drum Offs in 1992. It was the regional competition finals of Southern California at club SPICE in Hollywood, CA, in front of a panel of celebrity Bee judges including Matt Sorum, Pat Torpey, Ralph Humphrey, Doane Perry, and Carmine Appice. As Carmine later remembered me “he was …

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