Matt Andrews - Audio Engineer


I have been a professional audio engineer in Nashville, TN since 1994 (following 10 years in New York City). Through the years I’ve been fortunate enough to work with the most talented musicians in the world, with a typical days at the office including Waylon Jennings, Johnny Cash, T Bone Burnett,  Kenny Rogers, Sheryl Crow, Gillian Welch, Delbert McClinton, Old Crow Medicine Show, Hank Thompson, Robyn Hitchcock and many others.

For 15 years I worked at Sound Emporium Studios, holding the position of Chief Engineer for the last 8. During that time we hosted two different records that took home the Grammy for Album of the Year in the same decade (the O Brother, Where Art Thou soundtrack & “Raising Sand” by Robert Plant and Alison Krauss) .  The last time I counted, I’ve worked on records that have sold over 13 million copies.

A few years ago, I got a call to go to Memphis. I was to play back and record live ProTools files on a movie set. The film was “Walk The Line” and, since then, I’ve had a nice diversion. A few times a year, I go to  feature film sets on the big music days, walkie in one ear, sound department Comtek feed in the other.

I currently have a 3 room studio in the historic Woodland Sound Studios building in East Nashville specializing in analog recording.

Be sure to watch the 54th Annual Grammy Awards on February 12, 2012. I am nominated for Best Engineered Recording, Non-Classical for Gillian Welch “The Harrow and the Harvest”.