Matt Wallace

  • Like Apple, Amazon, Disney and Google, Matt Wallace started out in the garage, his parents' garage, where he built an eight-track recording studio and produced recordings for local musicians, including a few who would go on to form Faith No More.

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Matt Wallace updated his studio in the Sound City complex in 2021 to be a Dolby-certified ATMOS mix room. Utilizing a 13 speaker set-up, he can create spatial mixes compatible with Apple Music, Amazon, Tidal and other streaming services to create a fully-immersive listening experience. To date, Matt has done ATMOS mixes for:

Bleu - "Echo Chamber"
Dave Matthews Band – ‘Walk Around The Moon’ LP
Grouplove - 'I Want It All Right Now' LP
Foreigner – ‘Records’ LP
Jason Mraz – “The Remedy” and all songs from ‘Lalalalovesongs’
B-52’s – “Love Shack” and “Roam”
The Romantics - "Talking In Your Sleep" and "One In A Million"
Faith No More – “Epic,” “Easy” and “Midlife Crisis”
Dio – ‘Holy Diver’ LP
Dave Matthews Band – ‘Remember Two Things’ LP
Black Sabbath – ‘Live Evil’ LP
Quiet Riot - "Metal Health" and "Cum On Feel The Noize"
Jason Mraz - 'Waiting For My Rocket To Come' LP
The Used – “The Taste of Ink,” “Buried Myself Alive,” “I Caught Fire,” “All That I’ve Got” and “The Bird and the Worm”
Kid Rock – “Bawitdaba” and “All Summer Long”
Tank and the Bangas – “Outside” and “There Goes The Neighborhood”
I Prevail – “Body Bag”
Ruston Kelly – ‘The Weakness’ LP
Daniel Powter – “Bad Day”
Selena Gomez - ‘A Year Without Rain’ LP and ‘When the Sun Goes Down’ LP
Ondara – ‘Spanish Villager No. 3’ LP
Comet Is Coming – ‘Hyper-Dimensional Expansion Beam’ LP
Shabaka – all songs from ‘Afrikan Culture’
Chicocurlyhead – ‘Diadreamer’ EP
Nina Simone - “Feelin’ Good” (remix)


  • The Replacements
    'Dead Man's Pop'

    The sixth studio album by the Replacements, 1989's Don't Tell a Soul, has been described as "cruelly underrated," even though it ultimately became the group's best-selling effort. In 2019, Matt mixed the album to be heard as it was originally intended: Don't Tell A Soul Redux. Those mixes are included as part of this four-disc collection.
  • Eric Gales
    'The Bookends'

    Matt produced, recorded and co-mixed this acclaimed album.
    • #1 Billboard Blues Album
    • #1 iTunes Blues Album
    • #10 Heatseeker Album
    • 10/10 album review - Guitarist Magazine
    • #3 "Best of the Year (So Far)" - Classic Rock Magazine ("Watcha Gon' Do")
    • "Best Blues Rock Artist" - The Blues Foundation nominee
  • Faith No More
    'Sol Invictus'

    Matt co-mixed this album with Bill Gould (FNM's bass player).
    • Best Album - Metal Hammer 'Golden Gods Awards'
    • #2 Best Metal Album of 2015
      Rolling Stone
    • #1 Hard Rock Album
    • #2 Album in AUS
    • #4 Album in GER
    • #6 Album in UK
    • #15 Billboard Top 200
  • Maroon 5
    'Songs About Jane'

    The band's debut studio album was produced, engineered and mixed by Matt. Over 15 million copies have been sold worldwide. It includes the multi-platinum singles "Harder To Breathe," "Sunday Morning," "She Will Be Loved" and "This Love," which won the band two Grammy Awards.
    • over 1 Billion streams on Spotify ("This Love" and "She Will Be Loved")
    • 4x Platinum in US, CAN
    • 6x Platinum in UK
  • 3 Doors Down
    Matt produced this album, including the single "In The Dark":
    • #1 Alternative Album
    • #1 most added @ Rock Radio
    • #14 debut Billboard Top 200
  • Andy Grammer
    'Magazines Or Novels'

    Matt co-wrote and co-produced the song "Co-Pilot" from this album.
    • #1 Heatseeker Album
  • R5
    'Sometime Last Night'

    Matt produced and recorded 5 tracks from this album, including the single "F.E.E.L.G.O.O.D."
    • #1 Pop Album
    • #3 Digital Album
    • #6 Billboard Top 200
  • Faith No More
    'Angel Dust'

    Matt produced, engineered and mixed this album, which includes the #1 hit single "Midlife Crisis." The album received a Grammy nomination, and was called "Album of the Year" by 7 different publications. It was also Kerrang's "#1 Most Influential Album of All Time.
    • Gold in US
    • Platinum CAN, UK
  • O.A.R. 'All Sides'
    Matt produced this album, and co-wrote the songs "One Day" and "This Town." The album includes the #1 song "Shattered (Turn the Car Around)" which is the band's first ever charting single.
    • #3 iTunes Album
    • #4 Top Rock Album
    • #13 Billboard Top 200
  • Blackberry Smoke
    'The Whippoorwill'

    Matt mixed 9 tracks from this album.
    • #1 iTunes Country Album
    • #10 iTunes Album
    • #8 Top Country Album
  • New Beat Fund
    'Sponge Fingerz'

    This album was produced and recorded by Matt.
  • Andy Grammar
    'Andy Grammar'

    Matt produced, recorded and mixed several track from this debut album.
    • #1 Billboard Heatseeker Album
  • Faith No More
    The Real Thing'

    Matt produced, recorded and mixed this album, including the singles "Epic," and "Falling To Pieces." It's been named "#1 Album of the Year" by Kerrang, "One of the Greatest Albums of All Time" by Rolling Stone, "One of the Greatest Rock Albums Ever" by Classic Rock, and "One of the Greatest Albums of the 80's" by Metal Hammer.
  • The Replacements
    'Don't Tell A Soul'

    Matt produced and engineered this album.
  • Michael Franti & Spearhead
    'All Rebel Rockers'

    Matt co-produced 4 tracks from this album.
    • #4 Independent Album
    • #6 Top Tastemaker Album
    • #13 Top Rock Album
    • #18 AUS Album
  • The Carpenters Tribute
    'If I Were A Carpenter'

    This tribute was Matt's brain-child, and he co-executive produced the album. He also produced and mixed several tracks by Sheryl Crow, Matthew Sweet, Redd Kross, 4 Non Blondes and Dishwalla.
  • Ballyhoo! 'Girls.'
    Matt produced, engineered and mixed 3 tracks from this album.
  • Ludo
    'You're Awful, I Love You'

    Matt produced this album, as well as their follow-up album 'Prepare the Preparations.'
  • Pepper 'Pepper'
    Matt produced this album, and co-wrote the songs "P.O.Y.L," "Push" and "Undone."
  • Chantal Kreviazuk
    'Under These Rocks and Stones'

    Matt co-produced, engineered and mixed this album.
    • 2x Platinum in CAN
    • Juno nominee
  • O.A.R. 'King'
    Matt produced and recorded this album, and also co-wrote the songs "Are You Low" and "Back To One."
    • #2 US Rock Album
    • #3 US Digital Album
    • #4 iTunes Album
    • #12 Billboard Top 200
  • Train

    Matt produced "If You Leave" from this album, and mixed several other tracks for radio.
    • #1 Heatseeker Album
    • Platinum in US
  • Sugarcult
    'Start Static'

    This album was produced, recorded and mixed by Matt, and includes the hit singles "Stuck In America" and "Bouncing Off The Walls."
    • "Best Release of 2003" Puktastic
    • #6 Independent Album
  • Paul Westerberg
    '14 Songs'

    Not only did Matt produce, record and mix this album, he also played bass, percussion, drums, and provided background vocals.
  • Satchel
    'The Family'

    Matt engineered this album, and co-produced it with Stone Gossard.
  • John Hiatt
    'Perfectly Good Guitar'

    Matt produced and recorded this album, which became Hiatt's highest charting album ever in the US (#47), CAN (#34), and UK (#67).
  • Blues Traveler

    The band's sixth album was produced by Matt.
  • Faith No More
    'We Care A Lot'

    Matt started to produce this album before they were signed by indie Mordam Records. Some songs on the record were recorded on 8-track! The album was re-released in 2016.
  • Faith No More
    'Introduce Yourself'

    Matt produced, recorded and mixed this album.
  • Mushroomhead 'XIII'
    Matt mixed this album, and produced the track "Crazy."
  • Thirsty Merc
    'Mousetrap Heart'

    The band's third album was produced by Matt.
  • Fightstar
    'One Day Son, This Will All Be Yours'

    This album was produced by Matt, and was named "One of the Top Albums of the Year" by The Sun UK.
    • #1 UK Top 40 Rock
      "I Am The Message"
    • #2 UK Top 40 Rock
    • #3 UK Top 40 Rock
  • Spin Doctors
    'Nice Talking To Me'

    Matt produced and mixed this album, including the song "Can't Kick The Habit."
  • Josh Kelley
    'Almost Honest'

    This album was produced by Matt at his studio in Los Angeles, CA.
    • #1 Heatseeker Album
  • LIVE at Studio Delux
    "Live at Studio Delux" is a series started by Matt Wallace and producer/engineer Will Kennedy that features YouTube videos and audio releases of talented artists playing live in the studio. The goal is to capture the magic of a live performance, with the kind of quality sound that's only possible in a recording studio. Check it out here.
  • Small Mercies
    'Beautiful Hum'

    Matt produced this debut album. The first single "Innocent" was the #1 most added track at AUS radio, was used in the hit show Prison Break, and charted on ARIA's Top 50 for nine weeks. The band was nominated for an ARIA for "Breakthrough Artist of 2007."
  • Kyle Riabko
    'Before I Speak'

    Matt produced, recorded and mixed Kyle's debut EP, then went on to produce and record this full-length album at Sound City Studios in Los Angeles, CA.
  • The 88
    'Not Only, But Also'

    Matt produced the band's third album, which was their first major-label release.
  • Eye Alaska
    'Genesis Underground'

    This debut album was produced and recorded by Matt.
  • Crash Parallel
    'Sunset In Reverse'

    Matt produced and engineered this album.
    • "Best New Group" winner
      Canadian Radio Music Awards (2010)
  • Eva Avila
    'Give Me The Music'

    Matt produced this album, including the single "Give Me The Music."
  • Rooster
    'Circles and Satellites'

    Matt produced this album, and co-wrote the track "I Come Alive."
  • Khaleel
    'People Watching'

    Produced, recorded and mixed by Matt.
  • Dog's Eye View

    Matt produced, recorded and mixed the band's second album.
  • Deftones

    Matt produced, engineered and mixed this track for 'The Crow: City Of Angels' Soundtrack.