is an American producer, engineer, mixer and musician. From 1982–1985 he attended Berklee College of Music in Boston. While still at Berklee (1984) he obtained an internship at Pyramid Recording Studio in Boston. After two semesters at Berklee, Matt took a break from classes to tour for the DOD overseas entertainment program, playing guitar and keyboards in several top 40 cover bands that played shows at U.S. military bases in foreign countries throughout the Europe and the Pacific. When Hyde returned to the U.S., he began working at recording studios, first in Boston and from 1989 in Los Angeles.
While working as a staff engineer at Paramount recording in Los Angeles, Hyde worked with Cypress Hill in preparation for their debut album and produced and engineered several other notable hip hop acts including Freestyle fellowship, Boo Ya Tribe and Daddy Freddy.
Matt met Perry Farrell and co produced (with Perry) the debut album for Porno for Pyros as well as tracks for “Good God’s Urge.”
In years following, Hyde has been credited as an engineer, producer, mixer and or mastering engineer on albums by several notable artists, including No Doubt, Monster Magnet, Slayer, Hatebreed, Parkway Drive, and The Deftones.
In 2006, Hyde received a Grammy Award for engineering Jonny Lang’s “Turn Around”, which won in the Best Rock or Rap Gospel category.