|Born||May 7, 1976|
|Record producer, songwriter, audio engineer, mixing engineer|
Matt Squire is an American multi-platinum record producer, audio engineer, mixing engineer, and songwriter. His production, songwriting, and mixing credits include Underoath, Panic! at the Disco, Ariana Grande, Demi Lovato, Selena Gomez, Kesha, One Direction, Bea Miller, Krewella, Sum 41, Simple Plan, All Time Low, Good Charlotte, 3OH!3, Boys Like Girls, The Used, and Taking Back Sunday.
Matt Squire was born in Washington, D.C. on May 7, 1976 to John Squire and Lynn Zwerin. He was drawn to music at an early age. He got his first guitar at age 8 and he taught himself how to play drums at age 10. Squire attended high school at Georgetown Day School and graduated in 1994. He went on to attend Boston University and graduated in 1999.
Prior to producing, Squire was in numerous bands. He was in Ashes, Miltown, The Dubnicks, Long Distance Runner, and The Rise Park. After The Rise Park folded, Squire recorded some demos for The Explosion. Soon after that, he went on to work with producer Paul Q. Kolderie after Kolderie reopened Fort Apache Studio in Boston under the name Camp Street Studio. In late 2004, Squire moved to the Washington, D.C. area to open up SOMD studio in College Park, Maryland. After moving back to the Washington area, Squire was re-introduced to Alexandra (Ali) Mackler. Squire and Mackler went to the same high school and university. Prior to his May 2007 marriage, Squire moved into a new home down the road from College Park and reopened SOMD studio in his home. After years of success in Maryland, Squire moved to Los Angeles. Currently, Squire maintains SOMD studio in Maryland and also works out of Los Angeles.
Matt Squire is known for producing and writing pop and rock music. He has a knack for discovering underground artists and helping them refine their sound. Squire works very closely with his artists. He is known as a hands-on producer who often makes lyrical and musical suggestions. He also co-writes with artists and writers.
In addition, he worked on season one and two of the American version of The X Factor.
In 2015, Matt Squire joined the judging panel for The 14th Annual Independent Music Awards.
Squire is best known for his work with acts including: Demi Lovato, All Time Low, Panic! At The Disco and Ariana Grande. More recently, he's worked with Tampa based post-hardcore act, Underoøath, on their first effort in eight years, Erase Me and Australian metalcore band, The Amity Affliction, on their album Misery.
w - writer, p - producer, m - mixed, e - engineered, d - digital editing, ma - mastered, mu - musician
* select tracks
|Panic! at the Disco||A Fever You Can't Sweat Out - Album||Double Platinum|
|Panic! at the Disco||I Write Sins Not Tragedies - Single||Double Platinum|
|Ariana Grande||The Way - Single||Double Platinum|
|Boys Like Girls||Boys Like Girls - Album||Gold|
|Boys Like Girls||The Great Escape - Single||Platinum|
|Boys Like Girls||Hero/Heroine - Single||Gold|
|Boys Like Girls||Thunder - Single||Gold|
|3OH!3||Starstrukk (feat. Katy Perry) - Single||Platinum|
|3OH!3||Want - Album||Gold|
|Selena Gomez & the Scene||A Year Without Rain - Album||Gold|
|Words Left Unsaid||Demons - Single||Platinum|
|Airspoken||Sell Out - Album||Platinum|