Improvised Livestream

In November, long-time collaborator Dan West and I set up in our studios and used Audio Mover’s Listen to plugin to hear each others audio and do 100% improvised Live Set for Synth Stream. This is our Iso-Studio-Jam. Seems like a very 2020 thing kind of a thing to do.

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Teenage Engineering POM-170 Build

“I admit it… I’m a total music nerd” So… I’m a totally sucker for making from kits… I get heaps of satisfaction from putting together all sorts of noise and music making devices including Bleep Labs Thingamagoop 2 RGB and Cat Full of Ghosts Yowler synth. I even enjoy ripping open old 80’s battery operated […]

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Cinematic Rhythms

I recently sat down (over zoom) with James Jennings to do this interview about my new “Cinematic Rhythms” course for Melodics, as well as a little about my musical past and things that have shaped my musical path. If you’re unfamiliar with Melodics, it’s a Music training app for Keys, Pads and Drums. Available for […]

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Winterpark / Matt Ridgway

I began using the name Winterpark in 2005 for a collaborative studio project that then evolved into a wonderful band featuring myself, Jordy and Karl. As a duo with Jordy we toured internationally, and then as a band with Jordy, Kate and Alice we toured nationally. After that, I spent some time as a solo […]

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Scaler Plugin – Chord Presets

Hi all, Recently I was asked to contribute some Chord Sets to the wonderful Scaler Plugin. It’s a remarkable plugin, which allows you to create harmonic material easily. I sat down at the piano and played a bunch of chord progressions that I regularly gravitate towards, and then provided them to Davide Carbone who is […]

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