Matthew Schroeder's debut CD Signal is a collection of solo acoustic fingerstyle guitar music. Produced by prominent Minneapolis producer Dan Schwartz, this CD features eight original compositions played on six string, twelve string and lap slide guitar.
Also included are Schroeder's arrangements of Little Martha by Duane Allman, and Steamboat Gwine 'Round de Bend by John Fahey. The solo pieces are complimented by renowned musicians Dan Chouinard, accordion; Joe Savage, Pedal Steel; Jeff Victor, Organ; Enrique Toussaint, bass; and Marc Anderson, percussion.
"This record is full of music. Matt is an excellent guitar player, and you can definitely hear that on this recording, but his melodies come first, which makes me want to listen to this record over and over."
- Dan Schwartz, Producer"...one of the best guitarists in Milwaukee."
-Mike Sandler, OnMilwaukee.com"Matthew Schroeder's debut CD, Signal, ...reminds us of the unique pleasures of listening to sincere, heartfelt music played with style, class and character."
-Stephen V Funk, serenadeingreen.blogspot.com"To me, Signal is the perfect music for a carefree summer afternoon... hang out on the porch, enjoy the breezes, pop open a cold one, and listen..."
-Stephen V Funk, serenadeingreen.blogspot.com