Matt Squire was born in Washington, D.C. on May 7, 1976. 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. Soon after that, he went on to work with producer Paul Q. Kolderie. Squire and Kolderie banded together and 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. Prior to his May 27, 2007 marriage, Squire moved into a new home down the road from College Park and reopened SOMD studio in his home. Currently, Squire maintains SOMD studio in Maryland and also works out of Los Angeles.
Squire is known for producing power pop. He has a knack for discovering underground bands and helping them refine their sound. Although he is mostly known for his successes in the pop-punk scene, he has branched out and worked on other musical styles.
He has a production company, Matt Squire Productions LLC.
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