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Matter have been my go to team for score in every film or project I have done for the past 12 years. The best quality, the best studio, the best work flow, and the nicest people. I will always use them.

-Paul Crowder






Matter Music is a powerhouse in the world of music composition and production, consisting of a talented collective of Emmy award-winning composers:


Ric Markmann, Dan Pinnella and Chris Wagner.


Since their inception in 1996, Matter Music has been dedicated to creating unforgettable pieces of music for visual media and recorded content. The team brings passion and experience to every project, from large-scale symphonic compositions to intimate and delicate arrangements, aiming to enhance the emotion in every scene.

Based in an exceptional world-class studio brimming with new and exotic instruments, Matter Music has amassed an impressive client list over the years. They have worked with a host of major networks, streaming services, film studios, and advertising agencies, including NBC, ABC, CBS, FOX, HBO, Netflix, Lionsgate, MGM, Apple, Amazon Prime, Hulu, 20th Century, Universal, Warner Bros, and Paramount, among others. They have created music for films such as "Wedding Crashers," "Fred Claus," "Shanghai Knights," and "Bee Season," and for TV shows like "Parks and Recreation," "Burn Notice," "Fresh Beat Band," and "Rita Rocks."

Matter Music has collaborated with some of the biggest names in the music industry, such as Chris Cornell, Elton John, Tonic, Jon Legend, and Heart, to name just a few. They have also provided music for numerous live shows, including Hollywood Game Night and Red Nose Live.

Matter Music is more than just a production company; it's a group of passionate artists dedicated to crafting unique and memorable musical pieces. Their work speaks for itself, and they continue to raise the bar for music composition and production in the entertainment industry. 





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10733 Chandler Blvd.

North Hollywood, CA, 91601





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