Craig Matthew Music

Hello Contributors,

                                           Welcome to my final push for creating a lasting and significant career as an artist in the music industry.  Having honed my craft as a writer and musician over the years, I believe I’m well positioned with respect to my music as well as my industry contacts to make an impact in the music world.  To get to this point I’ve invested my own money, time and effort and now I ask you to join me for the exciting part.  Music is my true passion and I’m committed to taking it to the next level.  

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HOW I WILL USE YOUR CONTRIBUTIONS:

-Complete my ten song record:  Why ten songs?  Record Labels, domestic and abroad are looking for at least 43 minutes of viable content to ensure that the artist can support a tour.  My current progress: I have four songs that are completed, three that require mixing and mastering and three more that are ready for tracking.

-Launch my website:  craigmatthewmusic.com is close to completion but still requires minimal development in order to launch.

-Complete my second music video:  I have one Video completed and half the footage for a second has already been shot.  I have one more day of filming scheduled for December 14th at which time the second Video will be ready for editing.

-Copyright the songs for release:  When the songs are used commercially they are required to be protected.

With full funding I aim to complete all of this by December 30, 2017.

With Ari Blitz at Aftermaster Studios Hollywood


INDUSTRY CONTACTS:

These are just a few of people who are committed to taking my music to record labels, promoters & managers upon completion.  It's exciting that these heavy hitters believe in my music.

Larry Ryckman is the co-founder and CEO of Aftermaster Audio Labs, Inc., the developer of Aftermaster audio technologies and operator of Aftermaster Recording and Mastering Studios. Larry is an award winning entertainment and technology executive who has been involved in the music and entertainment industries for over 25 years. During that time he negotiated partnerships with industry leaders such as Simon Cowell’s “The X Factor”, JVC, Mark Burnett Productions, Nintendo, Polygram, Todd-AO, Hard Rock International, The GRAMMY Foundation, NEC, Lionsgate, ON Semiconductor, Guitar Center and ReverbNation. Larry was previously co-founder and CEO of QSound Labs, Inc., a respected developer of patented audio technologies for the entertainment industry.
Larry has worked closely with some of music’s biggest producers, engineers and artists over his career and his corporate and personal engineering and mastering credits include Madonna, Lady Gaga, Nick Cannon, Akon, Michael Jackson, Diddy, Ray J, Sting, Busta Rhymes and Mobb Deep, Kerli, Paula Abdul, Brian Adams, Julian Lennon, Janet Jackson, Ricky Martin, Adam Lambert, Donna Summer and Aerosmith.

John Herrera is an award winning producer working out of Clamsville Productions, a company that he founded in 1995. He currently has a record on the Billboard hard rock charts and has also been on the Grammy Ballot on numerous occasions. John has won several ZMR awards and his work has also been nominated for a Dove Award.

Ari Blitz is a Vice President and Senior Engineer at Aftermaster Audio Labs. A top graduate from the Conservatory of Arts and Sciences, Ari applies his leading edge knowledge and unique technical skills in advanced digital audio processing technologies to develop groundbreaking audio technologies such as Aftermaster and ProMasterHD. In addition to his research and development expertise, Ari is a talented music producer, mixer and mastering engineer who works on music for some of the worlds top artists including Lady Gaga, Janet Jackson, Ricky Martin, Akon, Busta Rhymes, French Montana, Pitbull, Nick Cannon, Jill Scott, Adam Lambert and Alice Cooper & Aerosmith's Joe Perry.

Dave Morris launched his music career at EMI, spearheading campaigns for The Rolling Stones, The Smashing Pumpkins, Massive Attack, Jane’s Addiction, Tina Turner, The Chemical Brothers, Iron Maiden, Nickelback, 30 Seconds to Mars and more. After joining Capitol Records, where Dave was instrumental in the international success of OK Go, Yellowcard, Sean Lennon, and Dave Koz, he transitioned into management, servicing a diverse list of clients including Melissa Etheridge, Adam Cohen, Dave Koz, Vicci Martinez, and Eric Hutchinson.

In 2013 he formed the full-service management company Cornerman Music overseeing the careers of Eric Hutchinson (Warner Bros/Kobalt), Falls (Universal/Atlas), Moon (Warner Bros/Warner Chappell), Distant Cousins (Secret Road), Scouuts (Warner Chappell), Half The Animal, and newcomer, Sage. Its offshoot, CornerMarket, is a consulting service for corporate clients.

Dave Pratt, “The Mayor” is a member of the Broadcaster’s Hall of Fame and the owner of Star Worldwide Networks, one of the fastest growing internet radio and TV networks in the nation. The network produces and distributes shows from all over the world, plus the network creates audio and TV commercials for some of the biggest advertisers in the industry. Dave is also the daily host of Dave Pratt Live on TV for the CW Network. The Morning Mayor has been waking up Arizona for over 3 decades including 20 years on KUPD, creating The Big Red Radio and America’s Rock Station of the Year, and later KZON that quickly became the most listened to rock station in the history of Arizona, where Dave shared the drive time spotlight with Howard Stern. In 2003, Dave transitioned to country as the leader of KMLE Country for over 6 years, creating the “KMLE Nation” and again being recognized nationally by the CMA as Major Market Personality of the Year. Over 3 decades, “Dave Pratt in the Morning” achieved #1 ratings and revenue in both the rock and country formats while helping to raise millions of dollars for Arizona charities.


WHERE MY MUSIC IS CREATED
Aftermaster Studios Hollywood - Clamsville Studios AZ 

Aftermaster Studios Hollywood operates state-of-the-art recording and mastering facilities in Hollywood, California. Our facility is located in the heart of Hollywood at the legendary Crossroads Of The World complex on Sunset Blvd.  in the former production offices of the legendary director Alfred Hitchcock.

http://aftermaster.com/team/ 

With Ari Blitz at Aftermaster Studios Hollywood

The Board at Aftermaster Studios

The Lounge at Aftermaster Studios

Mixing this sweet song - Dancing In The Dark is a song Ari Blitz and I wrote for a friend's wedding. 


Clamsville Productions has been providing the professional music services since 1995. This full service recording studio offers world class results for the commercial sector, independent artists, and everything in between.  Accomplishments include several Grammy ballot nominations, a Dove Award Ballot nomination, placements on Billboard, movie and television series. As well, Clamsville recorded (to date) the most downloaded keyboard expansion pack series in Yamaha history.

Clamsville Produced Billboard Charting Record 

Tracking Guitar at Clamsville

The Drum Room at Clamsville


LEVELS OF SUPPORT

Contributions of $40 + Receive:
-A signed Cd

Contributions of $200 + Receive:
-A signed Cd
-Craig Matthew Music T Shirt

Contributions of $500 + Receive:
-A signed Cd
-Craig Matthew Music T Shirt
-A private songwriting lesson

Contributions of $2000 + Receive:
-A signed Cd
-Craig Matthew Music T Shirt
-A private songwriting lesson
-A private acoustic showcase

Contributions of $4500 + Receive:
-A signed Cd
-Craig Matthew Music T Shirt
-A private songwriting lesson
-A private acoustic showcase
-I will write a song for your charity of choice


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With The Legendary Shelly Yakus at Aftermaster Studios Hollywood.   Shelly has engineered more Platinum Records than anyone in the history of the music business (From John Lennon to U2 etc.)

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Organizer and beneficiary

Craig Matthew 
Organizer
Scottsdale, AZ
Clint Coonfer 
Beneficiary
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