Scott Ragotskie was born and raised in Upstate NY.
After high school Scott moved to Southern California to attend Fullerton College where he earned an Associates degree in Communications with an emphasis in Music Production.
During College Scott began working as an audio engineer for McCune Audio in Anaheim, CA. At McCune Scott worked with such clients as Comedian Gallagher, JPL, Los Angeles Coliseum, the Los Angeles Raiders, USC Trojans, and the Hollywood Bowl Jazz Festival.
After Graduation in 1986 Scott went to work for Bandwest Productions in Anaheim, CA. as Chief Engineer . Bandwest Clients included Disney, Richard Street of the Temptations, Atis, X-Members and No Doubt.
In 1996 Scott founded Sound Matrix Studios a 10,000 square foot Music and Video Production facility located in Fountain Valley CA. Scott was co-owner, President and Chief engineer until 2011. Clients that utilized his facility for pre tour production, video production and recording services included, Blink 182, The Offspring, Avenged Sevenfold, Sublime with Rome, No Doubt, Jacks Mannequin, Sugar Ray, Slayer, Taco Bell, Hyundai, Speed TV, Electronic Arts, Warner Brothers, Sony, Emblem3 and Universal Music Group.
In 2001 Scott began teaching recording arts classes at Fullerton College and continues to do so part time as an adjunct faculty member. Scott also serves on the industry advisory board and continues to advise in the overall development of the music technology curriculum.
In 2011 Scott formed Slightly Elevated Entertainment an Artist Management- Development and Production company while working with Artists Emblem3. In 2013 the name was changed to Skie Music Group.
Scott currently works as engineer-producer out of his own studio Skie Music located in San Clemente and as a freelance engineer for Studio 770 in Brea, Ca. In addition Scott Teaches recording arts classes at MediaTech Institute In Oceanside CA. and at Orange County School of the Arts. Scott is also Manager of A&R and Business Development for RadioFlag Inc, in Newport Beach.
Scott is an Avid certified pro-tools instructor and operator, a member of the A.I.M.P. and a member of the producers wing of N.A.R.A.S.