Matthew Whiteside is a composer originally from Northern Ireland currently based in Glasgow, Scotland. Writing music for concert, film and collaborative installations he often uses live electronics within his work. His music has been performed across the world including Dublin’s National Concert Hall, Glasgow City Halls, Salem Artworks in New York and the Belfast International Festival at Queen’s and he has scored Michael Palin’s Quest for Artemisia and Anna Unbound.
In 2015 he released his debut album Dichroic Light, funded by Creative Scotland, which has been described as having ‘the duality of incredible beauty and unsettling mood’. Matthew is a founding member and director of Glasgow based electroacoustic ensemble, Edit-Point, who perform music for tape, instruments and live electronics.
‘Matthew Whiteside is clearly a talented and creative person who is already doing well and no doubt has a bright future.’
Dominy Clements, Musicweb International
‘A great way to get to know the electro-acoustic music world of Matthew Whiteside’
– Ken Walton, The Scotsman ****.
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