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A collection of recent works featuring original composition, sound design and mix:

Composition for generative AI
(visual art by Balazs -

Podcast Sound Design (recorded remotely)


Podcast Recording

Runner-up, Fiction category, British Podcast Awards 2021

Music (as VAAST)




Fiendish Audio is the website of Matthew McGuinness who is a musician, sound designer and university lecturer based in West London.

In 2009 Matthew moved from Dublin to work for Air Music Group, promoting crossover jazz artists including Jamie Cullum, Ludovico Einaudi and Kyle Eastwood. Matthew then shifted into technical support with a role at Facebook as a content creator and live event technologist, before moving on to independent audio-visual content production, working on various short films and immersive projects as well as releasing electronica under the name 'VAAST'.

​Matthew has recently worked on The Pirate Queen VR experience, winning Best Debut at Raindance's 2021 Discovery Award and also has picked up Silver prize for Best Fiction at the British Podcast Awards.

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@2022 by Matthew McGuinness

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