Hey, I'm Marcus - a Swedish-American composer and multi-instrumentalist based between Stockholm, London, and LA. I am stylistically versatile, creating anything from pop and r&b to experimental electronic music. I have worked with many critically acclaimed artists such as Camila Cabello, Demi Lovato, Swae Lee, Tory Lanez, Iggy Azalea & Kid Ink.
I began my career in film music in LA, working as an intern for music supervisor and composer Brian Reitzell (The Virgin Suicides, Lost in Translation, Marie Antoinette, The Bling Ring), and then a musical assistant to director Catherine Hardwicke (Twilight, Lords of Dogtown, 13), helping her plan and realise the sonic worlds of various projects. During my collaboration with Hardwicke, I worked with musical legends like songwriter Diane Warren and producer Nick Launay (Nick Cave, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Arcade Fire, Gang of Four). After relocating to Sweden, I was awarded a composition fellowship and focused primarily on developing my craft as a songwriter, writing songs for artists like Kid Ink, SOPHIE, Camilla Cabello, Swae Lee, Tory Lanez, Demi Lovato, Wiz Khalifa, Xtina Aguilera, Iggy Azalea, Icona Pop, Astrid S, ASHNIKKO, Shy Martin, bulow, etc.
Services I can provide include
- Full production, starting a track from scratch
- Additional production and mixing
- Vocal comping and tuning
- Guitar and piano
- Top lining (writing a melody and lyric for a track you already have)
I am very quick and can turn around a full production in a few days if need be. Please feel free to contact me with any questions you have and I look forward to collaborating with you :)
Send me a note through the contact button above.
- Iggy Azalea - In A Haze (Co-writer/Producer)
- Kid Ink - Tomahawk (Producer)
- SOPHIE - Kitty Kat (Co-Producer)
- Liz Y2K - When I Rule The World (Co-Writer)
- Icona Pop - Girls Girls (Co-Writer)
- Shy Martin - Good Together (Co-Writer/Producer)
- Glowie - Who's Gonna Stop Me (Co-Writer)
- Teddy - Taste Me (Co-Writer/Producer)
- Lauren Aquilina - Tobacco In My Sheets (Producer)
- Demi Lovato
26 Reviews - 6 Repeat ClientsEndorse Ängelsson
Had such a great experience and I LOVE the final product. Will definitely work with him again.
I love what Marcus did with my song. He has a great ear and really amazing creative ideas. He’s also very responsive and I liked getting updates about the direction he was taking with the song during his workflow. I would highly recommend and look forward to working with again!
Truly one of the best producer experiences I've had! Not only does Marcus have incredible skill and vision but he's patient and put a lot thought and care into my project. He exceeded my expectations for this song and I'm beyond grateful to have found him. I highly recommend him despite the fact that I don't want to share him :P
I have done several songs with Angelsson and they have all been amazing but on this song he took his production and performance into the stratosphere - it is beyond my imagination what he did with this song !! I wish everyone of you could hear it. Angelsson is some kind of special producer and performer and I am so happy that I connected with him. i am looking forward to many, many more !!!
Always a pleasure! Super professional and flexible. Highly recommend.
Angelsson is a really talented guy - he has done some amazing work for me.
We worked long distance -- not easy. But Angelsson always responded to any requests about additions/revisions to the mixes. He was professional, focused and technically detailed in his production of this EDM track.
Awesome to work with! Super professional and he really grasped the vibe and feel of what I was going for. Already starting on our next project. Would highly reccommend!
Angelsson did an amazing job with my song. He took it to a whole new level and worked with me through the whole process so I understood and agreed with his approach. The result was way beyond what I thought was possible for this song - just incredible. This is the second great song we have done together and I will definitely do more.
Amazing person and great profissional!
Great work with the guitar and I am very grateful with the good communication... the work with the track will of course continue with his help!! Highly recomended!
My new favorite guitarist on soundbetter, always quick to respond and his quality and creativity is 10/10.
Another great collab with Angelsson! Such a talent and v. professional. Highly recommend and will work with him again.
Marcus is a very talented musician and producer. He instantly understood what I wanted my song to sound like and turned it into the track I had envisioned it to be. Communication was super easy and professional. Would very much recommend & work with him again.
Ängelsson did an incredible job with this song - very inventive and yet very true to the R&B roots of the style. The performances and arrangement are perfect. I couldn't be happier with his work and will definitely use him again.
Ängelsson is awesome!! What a great producer, committed to getting you exactly what you want and going above and beyond to make the track right. He delivered a Stellar project and was easy to communicate with. I would highly recommend him if you need industry standard projects done!
Ängelsson is a talented and hard working musician, who tried his best in understanding my ideas and created something really cool out of it! He is professional in production as well as in communication and work responsibilities. He tend to push himself harder than my expectations. So when I work with him, I really have not much to worry and could trust him, knowing that he could take very good care of our works. It was an amazing experiences and I would definitely work with him again!!
Awesome experience: super friendly yet professional!
I hope to work with him again very soon!
Angelsson is one ridiculously skilled and capable dude.
I am definitely going to try to work with him again. John
So talented and such a easy person to work with! Has a great sense of production and arrangement wether it's a cinematic piece or a pop song! We've done some great collaborations for some time and I really recommend to hit up Ängelsson if you need some work done :)
Loved working with Marcus! Has helped me with some guitars and topline melodies. Super talented and overall great guy, would definitely recommend!
I've had the pleasure of working with Marcus a few times and from the first session it was evident not only that Marcus was a top musician and writer, but was also a top man!
Our sessions are always a laugh and Marcus has a ridiculously wide range of talents than he can use in his writing and production, if you work with him you will see what i mean!!!
Cannot speak highly enough of this dude!
Marcus is super easy going and amazing to work with. You Always walk away with someting special. If you get the chance to work with him, do it! For your sake!
Marcus is one of the most talented songwriter/producers I've ever worked with. He has a great vibe and really focuses on getting the best song. He lives and breathes music and is a fully-fledged multi-instrumentalist.
Marcus is one of the hardest working, most talented musicians I have ever met. He is extremely versatile and capable of achieving excellence in many different genres, as well as having a multitude of skills including being an extremely talented guitarist and having a great ear for harmony and melody. His productions have the polished, american sound I was looking for when I first started working with him, and he's also really easy to work with which helps!!
Love working with Marcus ! Highly recommend and super talented !!
Interview with Ängelsson
Q: Is there anyone on SoundBetter you know and would recommend to your clients?
A: Myah Marie! Incredible writer and vocalist.
Q: What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?
A: Max Martin, SOPHIE, Lil Peep, Travis Scott, Miley Cyrus, Mark Ronson, Lorde, Kim Petras, M83, Sigur Ros, Nirvana
Q: Can you share one music production tip?
A: Production needs to put you in a world. If there's no defined mood in the instrumental, it's not going to make the listener feel anything, so I focus on creating a distinct emotion in the track. Also, I keep the music contained to the necessary elements -- I don't like when a track gets cluttered!
Q: Which artist would you like to work with and why?
A: Swae Lee because his melodic sense is so unique - love his timing in "Unforgettable" and the vibe of the chorus on "Sunflower." Second place would be Lorde, because she's incredibly poppy but also dark/experimental.
Q: What's your 'promise' to your clients?
A: Clear communication, fun, flexibility, and a high quality song. I want the process to be inspiring and enjoyable for the client -- and I want the end result to be as close to their vision as possible!
Q: What do you like most about your job?
A: Finding new moods everyday - it's like one of those video game world maps that gets revealed as you wander.
Q: Analog or digital and why?
A: Digital - more control. Analog on vocals if the gear is at a high enough standard. Also analog for sound coloring if the track demands it.
Q: What are you working on at the moment?
A: Developing artists, pitching songs, composing for TV/Film
Q: Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.
A: Mainly production, but I'm also brought in a lot on lyric/concept work as well as song arrangement.
Q: Tell us about your studio setup.
A: Ableton --> Logic
Q: What's your typical work process?
A: Compose with music videos or films in the background.
Q: What type of music do you usually work on?
A: Dark, left-of-center pop, sad trap, or urban pop.. those are my favorites. I've done plenty of EDM tracks and more straightforward pop as well.