Matt Russell - Tutor - ACM Music College

Matt Russell

06 Feb 2012


Technical Services Senior Lecturer

Having graduated with a BEng (Hons) degree in Acoustics, Matthew started out as a sound engineer with one of the largest production companies in Europe, before becoming technical supervisor for Sensible Music and later their general manager. Next came a stint as rental manager at John Henry’s – a firm specialising in the rental of music equipment and props to the entertainment industry. Matthew has also been employed as production manager on many high profile projects for a huge array of different management companies and labels, and worked at London’s Depot Studios at the height of Britpop, helping artists including Blur, Pulp, Oasis, Elastica and Supergrass. Across his hugely successful career, he has collaborated with other amazing musicians such as Queen, Metallica, Take That, Lukas Graham, Bastille, Muse, Brantley Gilbert, Kate Bush, Coldplay, Robert Plant, Spice Girls and Massive Attack.

More recently, Matthew has been the general manager of London music management and promotions company, Cato Music, and has played in, written for and produced bands to critical acclaim, including I Am 7 and New English Music Foundation. He has a love of all things space and science-related, is the host of the Interplanetary Podcast, and also a published astrophotographer.

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