WeatheredMan Music

Music producer/Label curator

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Publishing/Sync/Studio time opportunity! I'm a UK producer curating a production music label for MediaTracks (www.mediatracks.co.uk) and looking for artists to work with. It includes worldwide representation with our sub-publishers and a PR campaign fully paid for. You bring the ideas. I'll make it sound amazing and get it published and promoted...

UPDATE - Some of Simon's (AKA WeatheredMan) work has recently hit #1 in 43 countries around the world (including US iTunes) thanks to his songwriting on the SHINee album "Don't Call Me"!

We're looking for amazing new artists who would like an opportunity to get into production music. Any release would support and promote you as an artist via what is essentially an indie record label. Details:

Songs distributed and networked across all worldwide sub-publishers for sync across TV, film, games, advertising etc.
Online/Radio/Social media PR through Puffer Fish Press
Distribution through Kycker. Access to their bespoke network e.g. Facebook marketing, Spotify promotion
Profiled on the MediaTracks site and PR by Polyphony arts
Discounted studio costs plus publishing split (TBD)

Just send me your ideas - voicenotes/acoustic/half-finished are all fine with me - and we can go from there. We're looking for the very best in new talent...

Biog:
Simon is a performer, songwriter and producer currently working out of a number of studios across the north of England. He has accumulated support from all the UK’s premier tastemakers (NME, Q, Mojo, Lamacq, Jo Whiley, Zane Lowe and his treasured John Peel session), completed mulitiple US and European tours (including 3 trips to SXSW) and has synched songs to films and TV shows such as Snatch, Gossip Girl.

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

Languages

  • English

32 Reviews - 7 Repeat Clients

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  1. Review by Ram O.
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    This was my 6th time working with Simon and he never fails to do an outstanding job! Very happy to have found him on SoundBetter!

  2. Review by Catherine Boland
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    Great working with Simon again!

  3. Review by Daniel M.
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    Great Style, Very creative sound and production, Simon is a one man band!
    Thanks again.

  4. Review by Ram O.
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    5th time working with Simon and I can't say how glad I am to have found him. If you're looking for a truly top producer who is capable of translating exactly what's in your head to a fantastic song with all instruments included, look no further! Simon is your man!

  5. Review by Catherine Boland
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    Simon is great! He produced an awesome track with a full band sound for me and very quickly. Thanks Simon!

  6. Review by Daniel M.
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    Created a masterpiece of instrumental from just a an acoustic demo I had , I had a great time working with Simon and so happy with the outcome, my friends are loving my new track produced by Weatheredman. Will definitely use in the future!

  7. Review by Ram O.
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    This was my 4th time working with Simon and he continues to amaze me with his musical range and ability to master every instrument. Simon is talented enough to produce/arrange high-quality songs regardless of the genre. You will not be disappointed if you hire him!

  8. Review by Ram O.
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    This is my 3rd time working with Simon and I continue to be blown away by his ability to not only match what's in my head, but to make smart, creative suggestions that make the songs even better. I will be working with him again very soon and I highly recommend that anyone reading this does the same!

  9. Review by Olivier T.
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    Gréât working with Simon, giving a superb track. Will see more soon. Thank you Simin

  10. Review by Ram O.
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    This was my 2nd time working with Simon. He delivered the best quality production I've ever gotten from anyone for a VERY reasonable price. He's so patient on top of being immensely talented. His instrumentation skills are superb and he can nail any genre you want. My best experience so far on SoundBetter!

  11. Review by Sarah Caltieri
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    Simon is not only a great producer, but he is a great co-worker. He transcribed from my head into music with us hardly needing any changes at all. I'm very pleased with the song and can't wait to release it. Brilliant musician, brilliant co-writer and brilliant person. Highly recommend working with Simon.

  12. Review by Jah418
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    Simon Does great work, and fast. Always follows through on promises made. This is our second time working together and we already have a tremendous workflow.

  13. Review by Ram O.
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    Simon is an absolute master producer, arranger and mixer. It was a struggle to find the right person who could take my song to the next level and Simon did not disappoint. He's also very friendly and patient in addition to his top-notch talent. I've already commissioned him to start working on my next song! Highly recommend!!!

  14. Review by Jah418
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    Simon is a man of his word. Prompt and efficient. Simon will find the sweet spot in your song and bring it out.I'm definitely using Simon on my next song.

  15. Review by Olivier T.
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    Real pleasure working with Simon, help so much to take the song to another level.
    Thank you so much Simon, soon other to comes.

  16. Review by Nisho C.
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    Had such a wonderful experience working with Simon. He took my rough mix and created a beautiful song. He took all my feedback and was super patient as I made minor changes and he wasn't satisfied until I was fully happy with the outcome. Can't wait to work with him again!

  17. Review by Reina
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    Simon always delivers amazing work! Definitely recommend!

  18. Review by Jill G.
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    Simon was fantastic to work with. Gave great input and made my song much better. Definitely recommend!

  19. Review by Reina
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    Amazing producer! It's always a pleasure to work with Simon.

  20. Review by Reina
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    My second time working with Simon. He delivered amazing work just like last time! Looking forward to working with him again!

Interview with WeatheredMan Music

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

  2. A: So the track that is on my listing by Tori Smith I'm currently really proud of because I think its exactly what I'm looking to do - great, modern, pop music but with real feel and authenticity. It just landed beautifully.

  3. Q: Analog or digital and why?

  4. A: Analog. But you know I totally appreciate the digital revolution...

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

  6. A: 2 albums for a UK artist. Loads of sync work (both corporate and for TV/Film). Tracks for artists that are attached to my management company. More K-Pop work!

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

  8. A: Less is more people!

  9. Q: What's your strongest skill?

  10. A: Approachability.

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

  12. A: Very much depends on the situation and what the client is brining in terms of ideas and inspiration. But you know...a few discussions, maybe an online rehearsal and discussion around performance, couple of days recording and a couple of days mixing...

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

  14. A: Brent March. Top top producer.

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

  16. A: That I won't stop working on the song until it's exactly where you want it to be.

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

  18. A: Everything. It's the best and has always been my dream.

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

  20. A: Just about my experiences. I've got tonnes of old stories about all of this as answers. But this isn't about me. It's about your song...

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

  22. A: That it is in some ways glamourous. It's lovely but it ain't fancy...

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

  24. A: What does this song sound like in your head?

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

  26. A: That using someone on Soundbetter is a brilliant idea. I wish I had this amount of access to experienced and amazing producers when I was in bands! Speak to a few people. See if they get where you're coming from...

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

  28. A: My Gretch Baritone guitar. Aston mic. Logic Pro. Black Box Saturation. Valhalla Reverb.

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

  30. A: Songwriting for nearly 30 years. Signed indie bands through out my 20's. Producer for 15 years. Loved music since the womb.

  31. Q: How would you describe your style?

  32. A: Authentic.

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

  34. A: Right now? Billie Eilish.

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

  36. A: Alternative and independent music has been my staple for years but you know I've just co-written a track for K-Pop behemoths Super M so anything goes really. I just like it to have some soul and honesty...

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

  38. A: Texture. Experience. The ability to successfully put together the client's vision for the song.

  39. Q: Tell us about your studio setup.

  40. A: Simple. Nice pre amp and soundcard. Lots of fine sounding instruments. And I'm very much a less is more producer in terms of plugins - I've got a few excellent ones and and I know how to us them well!

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

  42. A: Jack White. Beck. Daft Punk. People who use technology to make something sound very, very human.

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

  44. A: I usually help work on the composition - both music and lyrics - and then produce, mix and master the track. All of this though is in total collaboration with the artist. I'm very much here to make sure the client gets the outcome they were looking for.

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I was the writer and producer (plus mix and master) in this production

Terms Of Service

Turn round time depends on the specific job but I usually will have something back to you in under 10 days. Happy to revise until the client is happy! No additional charges from initial quote...

Gear Highlights
  • Logic Pro X
  • DBX 376 Pre Amp
  • Audio technical/Sennheiser Mics
  • Yamaha Drum Kit
  • Les Paul/Fender Guitars
  • Isotope Maag Black Box and Waves software
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