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Composer Matt Mahaffey Animatedly Talks About Life With Shrek, The Ninja Turtles, and More

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From MusicWorld, posted 1.23.19 When songwriter, composer and producer Matt Mahaffey started scoring for animated projects with the game-changing Shrek, the transition was not only serendipitous, but also a kind of full-circle turn. Mahaffey was just four years old when he started writing songs and playing drums, and soon honed his craft performing at… Read more...


BMI Composer Frederik Wiedmann’s Music Reaches International Space Station

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From News, posted 5.02.18 Emmy-winning BMI composer Frederik Wiedmann’s music is everywhere, including in space. Disney Junior’s Mission Force One, the latest chapter of its acclaimed series Miles from Tomorrowland, with score by Wiedmann, recently presented the first-ever kids program premiere to actual astronauts on board the International Space Station. The episode, entitled “The… Read more...


Indie Spotlight: Danielle Barbe

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From News, posted 8.06.11 Danielle Barbe is a young rock artist from a small industrial town south of Pittsburgh. Producer Luke Ebbin (Bon Jovi, All American Rejects, Plain White Ts, Rival Schools) became a fan, and introduced her to seasoned songwriters such as Rune Westberg, Matt Mahaffey, and Michelle Lewis. These relationships turned into… Read more...


Matt Mahaffey, Now in Nashville and Ready to Play

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From MusicWorld, posted 3.01.11 Keep your shirt on. The profile of pop renaissance man Matt Mahaffey is forthcoming, but first kindly indulge us with a round of word association. Here goes: What immediately springs to mind when you hear the words “Expedia.com”? If you’re like most, you imagine the company’s catchy jingle, featuring a… Read more...


Matt Mahaffey: Song of the Chameleon

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From MusicWorld, posted 4.09.09 He invents quirky solo projects, wrote a song for the Shrek soundtrack, plays with artists like Beck and Beyoncé, creates the music for the bi-cultural animated Nickelodeon show Ni Hao, Kai-Lan and records and produces with Jeff Turzo under the moniker of Wired All Wrong. He’s Matt Mahaffey, a Tennessee-bred,… Read more...