Lewis Tollan

ProducerWriter/Instrumentalist

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I've been at this for 8 years, I've gained over 10+ Million streams with my work. successfully running a recording studio in Glasgow, Producing and writing with artists all over the world. Been in touring bands as well, touring with the biggest names in music. I know how this all works and have what I do down to a tee.

I love to work with Artists, bands and anyone with an open mind to making music. I've been producing for 8 years running a studio and also doing freelance work all over the world. I've played and worked with top names in the business. I never shy away from anything creative. I love making unique sounds, I don't use templates and make you sound like everyone else i've worked with, everything I make doesn't sound like that last thing I did. I also love to make a 'SHOW' for artists with being a music director in the sense of getting your live show to a professional level and fluent like a language. Do you want help making music, writing songs, producing, mixing, remixing, live sound, Live music direction I can help

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

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  1. Review by Sam Wright
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    Done loads of work with Lewis always get great results.Always easy to work with.

  2. Review by Margaret Colvin
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    I always get great results when I work with Lewis. We have worked together on quite a few projects and the end results have been excellent. He is a dedicated musician who sticks with it until he gets it right.

  3. Review by Josh Fletcher
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    I've been working with Lewis for the past 4 years on various projects. He does give his all in everything he does and he has help my grow as a musician. His ear for detail is like nothing i've ever seen before.

Interview with Lewis Tollan

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

  2. A: Big Sounds Instrumentals Sound Track Rock Electronic (Any sub genre) Pop Funk Jazz House

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

  4. A: Trent Reznor, Mac Miller, Frank Ocean, Rick Rubin, Steve Albini

  5. Q: Tell us about your studio setup.

  6. A: I have studios I work out of in England, Scotland and Australia. Scotland and Australia studios are set up with SSL Duality Desks and England is a Neve. Every mic under the sun as well as outboard and plugins. Contact for a more in depth discussion

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

  8. A: I love working with people and adapting to how people feel comfortable. So I don't have a set way.

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

  10. A: A unique style of songwriting & synthesis, a fine ear for textures and a work habit that makes my loved ones hate me.

  11. Q: What's your strongest skill?

  12. A: Adapting to what people want and giving it my all

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

  14. A: Anything that's a big sound. I've worked on Old School Hip Hop to Soundtracks for movies.

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

  16. A: There is no wrong way

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

  18. A: Thom Yorke, I want to make a massive pop song with him.

  19. Q: How would you describe your style?

  20. A: Texturalising

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

  22. A: I've been doing this sing I left school when I was 15, i'm now 24 and have been doing this professionally for 8 years.

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

  24. A: Laptop, headphones, Midi Keyboard, cables, and a boat to leave

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

  26. A: Be clear on what you want the end result to be.

  27. Q: What questions do you ask prospective clients?

  28. A: What do you want out of this.

  29. Q: What's the biggest misconception about what you do?

  30. A: I don't hate ALL a&r's

  31. Q: What questions do customers most commonly ask you? What's your answer?

  32. A: who cuts your hair. My Mum when I see her

  33. Q: What do you like most about your job?

  34. A: not knowing what's going to happen when i wake up and meeting people

  35. Q: What's your 'promise' to your clients?

  36. A: Everything will get done.

  37. Q: Analog or digital and why?

  38. A: Who cares, what ever gets the sound.

  39. Q: Is there anyone on SoundBetter you know and would recommend to your clients?

  40. A: Not looked but most likely

  41. Q: What are you working on at the moment?

  42. A: I am working on some sync music, and also doing a re mix for a deluxe album for an artist

  43. Q: Tell us about a project you worked on you are especially proud of and why. What was your role?

  44. A: The Ninth Wave - Infancy, It was an album I worked on for a year with Dan Austin who has produced Pixies, You Me At Six, Placebo, Queens of the Stone Age etc. hearing the final mixes which were done by Alan Moulder who has mixed all of my fav albums.

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