Music Alignment is a full-service artist development company. We are driven to deliver passionate, proactive and persistent results in our search for creating the opportunities to push real talent further. The company was set up to give modern day artists real access to their own personalised development platform. We know how hard it can be for artists to make progress in the early stages of their careers so we are here to help with that.
Whether you are looking to work on the creative or strategic side of your development we are here to align your skills.
The company’s creative director: Matt B. Thorns has previously worked in various avenues of the music industry including music production, radio, studios, events, artist development, vocal coaching and management. He founded the company after fulfilling numerous roles for a large collection of central London recording studios back in 2017. He uses the experience of having done various forms of professional singing for the past +20 years to mentor singers and artists alike.
The company has grown and we now form a team of partnerships with a variety of new music industry pioneers. To name a few ELAM, Ising Magazine, Shoreditch Radio, Virtual Manager etc. Music Alignment can cater for any type of artist as we can supply an array of music industry connections to facilitate creative development in numerous areas. The heart of everything we do comes through coaching and mentoring to nurture 360° growth for aspiring artists.
The company started as a way of giving back to the music community by hosting regular series of artist development bootcamp workshops. Since then we have worked with different independent production teams across London and the world.
On a daily basis, we are collaborating with a team of associate producers, writers, engineers, managers, educators, coaches and other music professionals from various different sectors of the industry. So far we’ve been incredibly fortunate to work with some genuinely incredible people.
Here are some of them:
JP is an experienced young songwriter, producer and multi-instrumentalist. His fluid use of a wide range of styles is a defining feature of his work under the moniker ‘Happy Cat Jay’. The mysterious producer has enjoyed critical acclaim and support from the likes of Noisey, iD, Vice, Clash Magazine, Pigeons and Planes, BBC Radio 1/1Xtra & 6 Music.
Associated labels include PC Music, Virgin EMI and Lapsang House. Associated recording artists include A G Cook, Alxndr London, Lunacre and UAE artist Antigen.
On top of this, he is an experienced DJ with an almost encyclopedic appreciation for different styles of music. JP’s skillset makes him able to work on a wide selection of artistic projects.
Matt is the coach, that focuses on elevating talent to reach their next level of artistic potential. He builds trusted partnerships and devotes himself wholeheartedly to the projects he works on. He’s affiliated with ELAM, Brainchild festival, AR Artist Management, The Voice Kids, iSing as well as other institutions and talented individuals. He started life as a singer at age 6 performing on tours, in his early 20s he was the frontman of a band and he’s also recorded with international artists. Now he wants to help facilitate others success and nurture the next generation.
In 2015, he took to Colombia to record a crowdfund album project ‘Out of Colombia’. He met and performed with some of the finest talents Colombia had to offer. During this experience, he realised the importance of developing emerging talent. After spending years working in London recording studios as a vocal producer, he finally made the move to work independently and founded Music Alignment in 2017.
Will is recognised as Londons most successful upcoming recording & mixing engineer.
Having worked his way up in the industry over the past 5 years in London and LA, Will now regularly resides at famous, Tape London Studios working alongside some of the worlds top artists and producers.
Recent clients include; Will.i.am, Steel Banglez, 6ix9ine, Mario, Mist, A Boogie, Mr Hudson, The Arcade (iggy azalea), Wayne Hector, Connor Maynard, Mo Stack and Matt Terry and many more.
Will quickly becomes a highly valued member of any team he’s paired with due to his knowledge and perspective. He believes in guiding artists and demonstrates this thoroughly through his incredible mixing process.