Interview Archive page: published 2005

Scott Mathews

Record producer feature

Scott Mathews leading record producer, song writer and musician Scott Mathews is a multi-platinum record producer whose dedication is to promote fresh, exciting and young talent on the rocky road of success and achievement.

Watch our exclusive three part video interview series recorded at Tiki Town Studios.

Video Interviews:

Part One

Part Two

Part Three

Scott Mathews Biog

Scott Mathews - record producer and owner of Tiki Town Recording StudiosScott Mathews has produced, recorded or performed with: The Beach Boys, Johnny Cash, Roseanne Cash, Eric Clapton, Elvis Costello, Ry Cooder, Jerry Garcia, Robert Cray, John Fogerty, John Hiatt, John Wesley Harding, George Harrison, John Lee Hooker, Mick Jagger, Booker T. Jones, Patti Labelle, Huey Lewis, Nick Lowe, Steve Miller, Van Morrison, Aaron Neville, Roy Orbison, Steve Perry, Bonnie Raitt, Joey Ramone, Keith Richards, Todd Rundgren, Carlos Santana, Boz Scaggs, Ringo Starr, Barbra Streisand, Trip Shakespeare (Semisonic), Brian Wilson and Neil Young.

Scott Mathews' work in movies ranges from the multiple Oscar winning, One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest, to the Oscar nominated, Wag the Dog.

Scott's songs have sold millions for recording artists in all fields, from Barbra Streisand to Dave Edmunds. In addition, Scott Mathews has combined sales of more than 12,000,000 units worldwide and has had several top 10 records in Pop, Alternative Rock, R&B, Country and Americana. He has participated in Grammy and Oscar award winning projects for twenty years.and has been featured internationally in such magazines as Rolling Stone, Spin, Billboard, Gavin, Mojo, Q, NME, Time, Electronic Musician, Mix, Guitar Player and Addicted to Noise web magazine.

Scott owns and operates Tiki Town Studios, a full service (tube-analog front end/digital storage) Pro Tools HD recording studio in idyllic Marin County, CA—located five minutes over the Golden Gate bridge from San Francisco and also owns and operates Hang On To Your Publishing, a music publishing company with more than three million units in combined sales.

Special thanks to Michael Molenda of Guitar Player magazine for his excellent interview and to Scott Mathews for giving up his time. Extra special thanks must go to Johnny Jaskot of for all of his work in directing and editing this superb series (we think so anyway). Please visit

Feature produced April 2005.

Record producer Scott Mathews video interview