Matt Hill is a composer based in Los Angeles, CA. In 2008, he started a project under the name Umberto inspired by horror film scores. Since then, he has released albums, performed throughout the US and Europe, and scored several films.
As a recording artist, he has released albums on labels such as Milan/Sony Music, Waxwork, Thrill Jockey, Not Not Fun, and Death Waltz Recording Company.
His live performances have included bills with some of the same film composers he was influenced by such as Fabio Frizzi, Goblin, and Alan Howarth. He’s performed live re-scores to some of his favorite movies at several film festivals including Beyond Fest (Los Angeles, CA), the Glasgow Film Festival, the Brussels International Fantastic Film Festival, Summer Cinema at Muzeon Park of the Arts (Moscow, RU), and MondoCon (Austin, TX). His re-score for the 1982 slasher film Pieces is an alternate score option on both the Grindhouse Releasing and Arrow Video releases of the Blu-Ray. He also performed at the very first Cinematic Void event in LA for a screening of Burial Ground.
In 2020, he scored SpectreVision’s Archenemy starring Joe Manganiello and Glenn Howerton, directed by Adam Egypt Mortimer (Daniel Isn’t Real). Previous films include Blumhouse/Hulu’s “All That We Destroy” (Into The Dark), Portraits, and Crude Oil which premiered at 2019’s Sundance Film Festival. In 2018, he scored a series of short horror films for Universal Studios’ Halloween Horror Nights. Other works include short documentaries, VR projects, and advertisements.