Ward Reijmerink

Heartfelt indie producer

5 Reviews
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At the heart of my projects stands a deep love for genuine and heartfelt music. My productions join organic and electronic elements together, with a cinematic and often melancholic character. In the end it's about telling a story in the best way possible.

A double graduate from two conservatories, trained as a classical guitarist and arranger, I have worked on many sides of the music scene, in just as many different genres ranging from pop to classical music. For more than twelve years I have been playing on numerous stages and arranging and producing for numerous artists and orchestra's.
I have studied and recorded at the world famous Wisseloord Studio’s near Amsterdam where I am signed and work as a songwriter and producer with Wisseloord / BMG Publishing.

During my years working with I have gained a vast network of professional musicians I can add to a production if needed.

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5 Reviews

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  1. Review by Rob Dennler
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    I had a great experience working with Ward. He was friendly and clearly communicated his needs for the project. The revision process was a breeze, thanks to Ward's detailed notes. His feedback was positive and easy to understand. All in all, he made my job easy, and I hope to work with him again!

  2. Review by Ginni Luckit

    Ward is such an amazing musician, songwriter and producer to work with! I've worked with him on several projects and continue to work with him now. He is very talented and thoughtful, always making sure he's understood your ideas so he can best bring them to life, and also adding his own flair to tracks that you might not have thought of! He is enthusiastic and participates in the creativity from start to finish - from writing to recording and producing then mixing - Ward's the man!

  3. Review by Iris Kroes
    by Iris Kroes

    Great to work with Ward! He's a good listener for me as an artist. The sounds/vibes I want for the tracks, Ward can create it fast and just the way I like. Apart from that he's a great musician as well. And you can always laugh with him!:)

  4. Review by Golan Y.

    Amazing to work with this guy! Always took the time to get to the full potential of the song and to find the right identity in each production. I love how he’s not afraid to reconsider choices or new ideas I had throughout the process. It’s a breath of fresh air to work with someone who always replies quickly and communicates this well.

    He has a great ear for harmonies, he’s a real musician and I definitely would recommend recording the vocals with him too.
    Overall a great producer, great communication and musician.

  5. Review by Peter
    by Peter

    Ward is an incredible producer. I worked with him on several tracks. He manages to create exactly the right vibe and sounds a track needs.

Interview with Ward Reijmerink

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

  2. A: I am producing the next album of Dutch artist Leonie Meijer.

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

  4. A: What does the track mean to you? What story do you want to tell? Which elements matter most to you?

  5. Q: Tell us about your studio setup.

  6. A: I work from my studio in Amsterdam. For bigger projects I work in the Wisseloord Studio's where I am signed.

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

  8. A: Davide Ruffini, an amazing mixing and mastering engineer.

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

  10. A: I live and breathe music, I wouldn't know what to do else.

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

  12. A: The story matters most!

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

  14. A: I love to work on any track that inspires me, or where the artist can convey to me the magic of a song.

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

  16. A: I bring an artists vision to live in the form of a production.

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

  18. A: Let me know all the ideas and thoughts you have. Communication is important, so I have clear idea of your vision.

  19. Q: What's your strongest skill?

  20. A: Musicality, a good set of ears and a really strong sense of direction.

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

  22. A: I talk to you, the artist, about the song, to hear what your feeling or vision about the track is, if you have references you like. For a mix I then produce a version that get's us 80% there, so you can have an idea of the direction I am going in. After your approval I start working on the details. For a production I like to have a talk with you face to face or online. After that we go back and forth until the production is finished.

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

  24. A: A genuine feeling for the soul of the song. I always look for character. With a very strong sense of style and direction, I can easily dissect the essence of a song and decide which way I need to go.

Wij hebben de liefde by INKT

I was the producer and co-writer in this production

Terms Of Service

Typical turnover for a new production: two weeks
Typical turnover for a mix: one week

I do three revisions.
I deliver a production mixed, but not mastered.

GenresSounds Like
  • London Grammar
  • Adele
  • Duncan Laurence
Gear Highlights
  • Focusrite Clarett+ 8pre
  • Neumann TLM 102
  • DPA4099G Guitar Mic
  • 2021 Macbook Pro M1
  • Plugin Alliance
  • Slate Digital
  • Waves
  • Luthier guitar (Manuel Contreras)
  • vintage 1950's Gibson ES175D guitar
  • Tanglewood acoustic guitar
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