Mathews - special record producer feature
Watch our exclusive three part video interview series recorded at Tiki Town Studios.
These videos are in Real format and require broadband to view.
For over 20 years, Scott Mathews has produced, recorded, or performed with big name musicians such as: The Beach Boys, Johnny Cash, Eric Clapton, Elvis Costello, John Lee Hooker, Mick Jagger, Patti Labelle, Roy Orbison, Bonnie Raitt, Joey Ramone, Keith Richards, Carlos Santana, Ringo Starr, and Barbra Streisand—just to name a few.
His awards and accolades include: Top Pick–Billboard Magazine, 5 Stars–Rolling Stone Magazine, Best Debut Album of the Year–BAM Magazine, and Critics Choice: 100 Top Bands of All Time–San Francisco Chronicle.
He also has been internationally featured in prominent industry publications such as: Guitar Magazine, Song Writer's Market, Spin, and Time. He has sold over 12,000,000 units worldwide and continues to display amazing longevity in the music industry.
Scott Mathews is the founder of Tiki Town Studios, a high-end recording studio based in Northern California. It is there that many hopeful songwriters and musicians find their muse and inscribe themselves into a fully mastered digital recording. Get to get to know the man, the legend, and the myth maker!
Scott Mathews Biog
Scott Mathews has produced, recorded or performed with: The Beach Boys, Johnny Cash, Roseanne Cash, Eric Clapton, Elvis Costello, Ry Cooder, Jerry Garcia, Robert Cray, John Fogerty, John Hiatt, John Wesley Harding, George Harrison, John Lee Hooker, Mick Jagger, Booker T. Jones, Patti Labelle, Huey Lewis, Nick Lowe, Steve Miller, Van Morrison, Aaron Neville, Roy Orbison, Steve Perry, Bonnie Raitt, Joey Ramone, Keith Richards, Todd Rundgren, Carlos Santana, Boz Scaggs, Ringo Starr, Barbra Streisand, Trip Shakespeare (Semisonic), Brian Wilson and Neil Young.
Mathews' work in movies ranges from the multiple Oscar
winning, One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest, to the
Oscar nominated, Wag the Dog.
Scott owns and operates Tiki Town Studios, a full service (tube-analog front end/digital storage) Pro Tools HD recording studio in idyllic Marin County, CA—located five minutes over the Golden Gate bridge from San Francisco and also owns and operates Hang On To Your Publishing, a music publishing company with more than three million units in combined sales.
Special thanks to Michael Molenda of Guitar Player magazine for his excellent interview and to Scott Mathews for giving up his time. Extra special thanks must go to Johnny Jaskot of Babblefish.com for all of his work in directing and editing this superb series (we think so anyway). Please visit ScottMathews.com.
Feature produced April 2005.