SlowPitchSound (Cheldon Paterson) is an award winning Toronto-based composer, mentor, and explorer of sound & visuals. He has collaborated with creators from a wide range of disciplines including opera, jazz, classical, electronic music, theatre and dance. His unique style of music production, self proclaimed as “scifi-turntablism”, has graced stages around the world including Canada, Australia, USA, United Kingdom and Sweden. With a passion for depth and detail in his work, Cheldon is heavily inspired by nature, outer space, and dystopian sci-fi. Cheldon’s unique approach to making music includes turntablism, sample manipulation, and field recordings. Making a shift into the world of live theatre, Cheldon has been nominated for a DORA award (Outstanding Sound Design / Composition), and has a collective win for Best New Theatre Production with “Italian Mime Suicide”. Produced by Bad New Days.
“To marry such a range in sounds smoothly is no small feat, but SlowPitchSound’s skill-set incorporate the playfulness of jazz and the world-building of science fiction.” – Exclaim!
“SlowPitchSound Scratches Past the Surface with His Own Brand of Turntablism” – Thump/Vice