Erik Matlock


M. Erik Matlock lives in Florida, USA. He is a 20-plus-year veteran of pro audio, working in live sound, install, and recording studios over the course of his career.

He is the former owner of Soundmind Recording and Production which provided concert sound, system design and installation as well as studio recording services from 1998 through 2010. He is the author of The Art of the Soundcheck and several books including Basic Training for the Church Audio Technician.

Erik is currently the Senior Editor for Live Sound International and ProSoundWeb.

Erik Uses the Arthur Format 48 mixing console

Taken from the ProSoundWeb test review: "Since the early 1990s, I’ve mixed through consoles from virtually every manufacturer, and to date, only two blew me away. Now there’s a third.
Clean. That’s the word I keep coming back to. Normally, at some point, preamp and self­noise begins to accumulate and I start grinding my teeth. Some of the less­expensive boards can do that to me with only one open channel. “Yellow” instrument input module Master section module Stereo input module
Honest. Another word rolling around in my head. Not significant coloration, no weird artifacts, nothing that would make me feel like this mixer couldn’t be deployed for most situations...."