Eddie Ashworth (born in Inglewood, California) is a record producer, engineer, mixer, musician, university professor, entrepreneur and writer, best known for his work in the alternative rock and indie rock genres. His primary instrument is mandolin, and also plays guitar and assorted keyboards. Ashworth has also worked with artists in a wide variety of other genres including dub, folk, hard rock, hip hop, tropicano, punk, and classic rock.
As a child Eddie Ashworth found interest in music and would play with whatever consumer recording gear his father had around the house. Due to his early interest in music his parents bought him a Sears Silvertone, which he learned to play on. Later Eddie would go on to study English at UCLA and graduated with a BA in English literature.
Since 2003 Ashworth has worked as an assistant teacher at Ohio University. As part of his course Ashworth allows students to work with those he has produced for in the past. He has recently taken a public stance against the RIAA's legal practices.