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Critically acclaimed, award-winning composer Matthew Reid has an impressive background. For ten years he created and performed his eclectic scores live for The Second City-Toronto, resulting in many award-winning reviews. Matthew's instrumental songs have been performed by top orchestras in North America to standing ovations. Matthew composes and creates his music for film, television, games, web series, art galleries, museum exhibits and pyrotechnic events.


Matthew Reid has composed music for theatrical productions for over ten years, and here is what the critics are saying:
- "… truly delectable score by Matthew Reid"- Richard Ouzounian TORONTO STAR
- “Matthew Reid adds texture and oomph to scenes with some well-placed notes”- Glenn Sumi NOW
- “Matthew Reid is the master of music”- Paula Citron CLASSICAL 96.3 FM
- "Nicely fitting musical accompaniment"- Brad Wheeler GLOBE AND MAIL
- "Matt Reid’s improvised musical background never misses the mark”- John Terauds TORONTO STAR
- "... if you are film producer and / or you are looking for some background music for one of Shakespeare's plays or something similar, well look no further." - Peter Massey GREEN MAN REVIEW




Genres for This Artist

Total Tracks: 345

Instrumental Tracks (302 Tracks) | Vocal Tracks (43) |
Music Genres For Matthew Reid
Action | Animal | Brazilian | Cartoon | Childrens | Christmas | Classical | Comedy | Corporate | Dance | Dangerous | Dramatic | Drums | Electronic | European | Folk | Hip Hop | Horror | Indie Rock | Jazz | Military | New Age | News | Pop | Reggae | RnB | Rock | Science Fiction | Soundalikes | Sports | Themes | UK Bass | World Fusion |



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CREEPY AMBIENT HORROR UNDERSCORE - (by Matthew Reid)  Year: 2013
Matthew Reid A disturbed and terrifying piece of psychological horror. Creepy, irrational chords scrape on high strings; Ghostly chirps of violin harmonics; unpredictable cellos and basses, loudly thunking; haunted waterphones making your characters wonder why on earth they ever went into the attic. Instrumental, Dangerous, Dark Music
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Dangerous, Dark Music
605177 1:34 No Tempo   


QUIET HORROR - (by Matthew Reid)  Year: 1991
Matthew Reid Three flutes, a violin a piano a tympani and very, very creepy. Similar in feel to the quiet orchestral cues in The Shining. Ghostly counterpoint between flutes and piano lead to an anguished violin solo and the final chords of quiet doom. Good for horror, experimental drama, crime drama/docs, Instrumental, Dangerous, Mysterious Music
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Dangerous, Mysterious Music
411543 2:15 Med Slow 80   
60sec (Violin solo to end) - Dangerous, Mysterious Music
411547 1:04 Med Slow 80   
30sec (final chords) - Dangerous, Mysterious Music
411545 0:26 Med Slow 80   


MONSTER CHASE - (by Matthew Reid)  Year: 2008
Matthew Reid You'd better run because something awful (monster, shark, alien, psycho) has just decided that you're it's next victim. A quick intense clip in 7/8 meter with big stings on either end. Jaws meets Psycho. Parts can be chopped up and looped for games/underscores. Strings, brass, log and spring dru, Instrumental, Dangerous, Dangerous Music
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
15sec - Dangerous, Dangerous Music  
406591 0:15 Med Fast 135   


WE REAP WHAT WE HAVE SOWN - (by Matthew Reid)  Year: 2017
Matthew Reid An ominous, pulsating orchestral/electronic hybrid. Gamelan like marimba and piano percolates over a quiet, deep bass thud and chaotic glitches. Menacing basses and cellos drone under a swelling string and wood section. Ideal for modern thrillers, sci-fi and documentaries. Instrumental, Dangerous, Apprehensive Music
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Dangerous, Apprehensive Music
863864 3:27 Slow 60   
Bed (no piano/marimba) - Dangerous, Edgy Music
863859 3:27 Slow 60   


LURKING TERROR (BED) - (by Matthew Reid)  Year: 2017
Matthew Reid Hushed, mechanical percussion, slowly glossing strings, quietly squealing water phone over an eerie melody by cellos and violas. Piano quietly imitates the lower strings. Inspired by music from American Horror Story by James S Levine, this piece works well as background to any tense, scary media. Instrumental, Dangerous, Edgy Music
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Bed - Dangerous, Edgy Music
864697 2:30 Slow 60   


ROARING SUN - (by Matthew Reid)  Year: 2015
Matthew Reid A creepy, pulsating, slowly evolving electronic drone piece suitable as an underscore for psychological thrillers, horror or sci-fi media. Ambient and disturbing. Instrumental, Dangerous, Dangerous Droning
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Dangerous, Dangerous Droning
769310 6:13 Very Slow 48   


THE DEATH AQUATIC - (by Matthew Reid)  Year: 2017
Matthew Reid Hushed, mechanical percussion, slowly glossing strings, quietly squealing water phone over an eerie melody by cellos and violas. Piano quietly imitates the lower strings. Inspired by music from American Horror Story by James S Levine, this piece works well as background to any tense, scary media. Instrumental, Dangerous, Edgy Music
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Dangerous, Edgy Music
865248 2:48 Slow 60   


THE DEATH AQUATIC (NO PERCUSSION) - (by Matthew Reid)  Year: 2017
Matthew Reid Hushed, mechanical percussion, slowly glossing strings, quietly squealing water phone over an eerie melody by cellos and violas. Piano quietly imitates the lower strings. Inspired by music from American Horror Story by James S Levine, this piece works well as background to any tense, scary media. Instrumental, Dangerous, Edgy Music
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Variation (no percussion) - Dangerous, Edgy Music
865255 2:48 Slow 60   


CONFLICT ON THE HORIZON - (by Matthew Reid)  Year: 2016
Matthew Reid A tense landscape before all hell breaks loose. A minimal track of pulsing basses & percussion and a sparse melody of strings, alto flute & electronics. Sparse and tense without building. John Carpenter meets Johan Johansson. Instrumental, Dangerous, Dark Music
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Dangerous, Dark Music
813095 2:24 Slow 75   


SOUNDS FROM THE ATTIC - (by Matthew Reid)  Year: 2017
Matthew Reid Ghostly, slightly out of tune strings play a slow, eerie melody over a suffocated, rhythmic thud sometimes punctuated by a very low piano and very high celeste. Distant clay pots echo bumps in the night. Very creepy, chilling background music for any scene requiring static, sustained tension. Instrumental, Dangerous, Edgy Music
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Dangerous, Edgy Music
864999 2:38 Slow 60   
Variation - Dangerous, Edgy Music
865023 2:37 Slow 60   


THE DARKEST PASSAGE - (by Matthew Reid)  Year: 2017
Matthew Reid Pizzicato basses play a spooky ostinato over a ghostly choir, chirping violin harmonics and a suffocated, percussive beat. Sometimes punctuated by a viola's stinging tremolo or a single boy's haunted voice. Very creepy, chilling background music for any scene requiring static, sustained tension. Instrumental, Dangerous, Edgy Music
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Dangerous, Edgy Music
865260 2:37 Slow 60   
Variation (no percussion) - Horror, Horror Edgy
865262 2:37 Very Slow 50   


UNFORGOTTEN - (by Matthew Reid)  Year: 2016
Matthew Reid An uncomfortable piece of modern chamber music for flute, bassoon, piano, cello & bass. Eerie melodies twist over sinister bass notes by the piano as the bass strings tremble and the high piano emulates the main melody in ghostly emulation. Instrumental, Dangerous, Mysterious Dark Magical
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Dangerous, Mysterious Dark Magical
823515 4:26 Very Slow 47   


VAST NOTHINGNESS - (by Matthew Reid)  Year: 2015
Matthew Reid A creepy, pulsating, slowly evolving electronic drone piece suitable as an underscore for psychological thrillers, horror or sic-fi media. Ambient and disturbing. Instrumental, Dangerous, Dangerous Droning
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Dangerous, Dangerous Droning
769309 5:04 Slow 60   


LURKING TERROR - (by Matthew Reid)  Year: 2017
Matthew Reid Hushed, mechanical percussion, slowly glossing strings, quietly squealing water phone over an eerie melody by cellos and violas. Piano quietly imitates the lower strings. Inspired by music from American Horror Story by James S Levine, this piece works well as background to any tense, scary media. Instrumental, Dangerous, Edgy Music
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Dangerous, Edgy Music
864696 2:32 Slow 60   
Bed - Horror, Horror Ambience
864694 2:30 Slow 60   


OLD TIME SUSPENSE 2 - (by Matthew Reid)  Year: 2008
Matthew Reid 9 old time suspense stingers. Some are slightly tongue in cheek, some weird an eerie. Great for retro 50's, 60's, 70's movie/TV horror/suspense/sci-fi parodies or replications. Put 'em all together and you have what sounds like an Anton Webern composition or Captain Kirk raising his eyebrows... Instrumental, Dangerous, Dangerous Music
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
9 Mixes Available  
406152 0:05 Med Slow 94   


CYNICAL STRING QUARTET - (by Matthew Reid)  Year: 1991
Matthew Reid Piece for string quartet with a late nineteenth century feel. Driven by a serious, no-nonsense yet catchy melody. Great for scenes depicting Eastern European Royalty or snobby people with no sense of humor - Good theme music for mysteries with a classy, historical setting, documentaries, true crime, Instrumental, Dangerous, Dark Music
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Bed - Dangerous, Dark Music
409162 0:49 Med Slow 99   


HELL, HEAVEN AND HELL AGAIN - (by Matthew Reid)  Year: 2009
Matthew Reid Welcome to Hell and then Heaven and then Hell again. Opening with driving, pulsating dissonant chords leading to apocalyptic contrapuntal melodies of of the brass section giving away to a brief viewing of eternal bliss and concluding with triumphal terror. Giant monster scene, anyone? Instrumental, Dangerous, Dangerous Music
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Bed - Dangerous, Dangerous Music  
406589 0:49 Medium 124   


PSYCHEDELIC THRILLER THEME MUSIC - (by Matthew Reid)  Year: 2010
Matthew Reid A trippy, hallucinagenic, swirling tapestry of music consisting of a warped female voice, cello with Indian affectations, percussion, synths against the same tune occasionally played backwards. Great for fantasy, psychological thrillers, horror, drug trips and out of control moments. Female Vocals, Dangerous, Psychedelic
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Dangerous, Psychedelic
410655 2:02 Fast 150   


HYPNOTIZED - (by Matthew Reid)  Year: 1998
Matthew Reid Beginning with Middle Eastern sounding percussion and winds, building to a soft choral entrance and finally pushing towards a huge choral and orchestral climax. Conan the Barbarian gets seduced! Mysterious and sexy. Good for fantasy/adventure/historical/gaming/Middle Eastern settings. Mixed Vocals, Dangerous, Dark Music
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Dangerous, Dark Music
404975 3:21 Slow 79   

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