Espen D. Risan

Music Producer

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EDM producer from the middle of cold cold Norway. Which means in general that I stick to producing tropical inspired music with the intention to bring seductive happy feeling to warm your body and soul.

I offer complete instrumental productions, vocal mixing to your satisfaction and mastering to bring your song up to the levels it should be to suit todays streaming platforms.

Click the 'Contact' above to get in touch. Looking forward to hearing from you.

3 Reviews

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  1. Review by Erika Schiff
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    Espen is awesome! Both super friendly and pro. I'd love to make more music with him.

  2. Review by Darren Fewins
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    Espen was wonderful to work with. Great communication and very easy going, professional and a great producer . Highly recommend.

  3. Review by Raena
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    Espen is a great producer and has been a pleasure to work with! He was great to communicate with and welcomed any suggestions that I had for the track. I would definitely recommend working with Espen and would love to work with him again in the future!

Interview with Espen D. Risan

  1. Q: Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.

  2. A: Instrumental production and vocal mixing typically in the genres of Tropical/Deep house and dance.

  3. Q: What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?

  4. A: Kygo, Matoma, Seeb, The HIM, Lost Frequencies, The Chainsmokers, Avicii, SJUR.

  5. Q: Tell us about your studio setup.

  6. A: Basic home studio setup, MIDI keyboard, Studio monitors, soundcard interface and studio headphones for reference.

  7. Q: What's your typical work process?

  8. A: Allways start with chord structure, then arrange the entire track aligned with vocal before I pursue with adding more elements and mixing.

  9. Q: What do you bring to a song?

  10. A: Crisp clear sound and catchy melodies!

  11. Q: What type of music do you usually work on?

  12. A: Tropical/Deep house with catchy vocals and melodies.

  13. Q: Can you share one music production tip?

  14. A: Less is more! Simplicity is allways the key. Experiment with alot of elements, then remove those who doesnt seem to fit in order to achieve a balanced track thats easier to mix and master in the end.

  15. Q: Which artist would you like to work with and why?

  16. A: Kygo or Matoma, theire styles really inspire me and all of their tracks are really well put! Would love to have a studio session with either of those guys and learn alot.

  17. Q: How would you describe your style?

  18. A: Catchy with alot of summer vibes.

  19. Q: What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?

  20. A: Been releasing music on a serious level for just a little over 1 year now.

  21. Q: If you were on a desert island and could take just 5 pieces of gear, what would they be?

  22. A: Headphones, laptop, MIDI keyboard, Monitors and solar powered outlets

  23. Q: What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?

  24. A: If youre a singer I will need wanted genre/feel of the track you are aiming for, references are really helpful, I also need BPM/Key the vocal is recorded in. For remixing I only need the BPM/Key of the original track.

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Terms Of Service

2-3 Revisions depending on the amount of changes/updates wanted for the track. Normally need 20 hrs of work to finish a track, which can take about 2 weeks

GenresSounds Like
  • Kygo
  • Matoma
  • Thomas Jack
Gear Highlights
  • Presonus Eris 4.5 studio monitors
  • Fosurite Scarlett soundcard
  • Macbook Pro 2018
  • Alesis V49 MIDI keyboard.
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  • Featured in OutNow Music Magazines Artist SpotlightJan 08, 2020

    OutNow Music Magazine kindly asked me some questions and made me an Spotlight artist on their webpage as an producer/DJ to watch for 2020.

    Check it out here; 


    https://www.outnowmagazine.com/spotlight-dari

  • HBT Music Magazine InterviewJan 08, 2020

    Had to pleasure of being interviewed by HBT Music Magazine. For instance they have previously interviewed huge artists like The Chainsmokers, Laidback Luke just to mention a few. 

    Read my interview here;


    https://hbtmag.com/interview-dari/