Emil Carlsson

Producer & Songwriter

2 Reviews
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I'm Emil, a Swedish songwriter, producer and multiinstrumentalist based in Stockholm. I am a versatile producer, having worked on projects from folk music, all the way to rap and modern pop. My versatility as a musician allows me to create music that is organic-sounding without missing the touch of all the great elements of modern music today.

I have a Bachelor's in Music Production from the Linnaeus University in southern Sweden. With countless hours of working/learning, helped by many great teachers in the industry, I refined the craft of music making and made an immense improvement on my mixing skills during that time.

In 2018, my last year of college, I landed an internship at a studio in New York City. There, I got the opportunity to collaborate with established producers and songwriters, leading me to work on projects with many different artists including Fat Joe.

I have become very good at analysing and adapting to each artist's wants and needs. With my experiences, I will make sure you get the best possible service, with an outcome that sounds like you.

Let's make some music!

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2 Reviews

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  1. Review by Hannah Berlin
    by Hannah Berlin

    Working with Emil is a pleasure!

  2. Review by Natasha K.

    I worked with Emil back in 2018 when he was in NYC and I could say with great confidence that Emil is a great producer who is detail-oriented. He helped me craft my art according to my vision. I absolutely recommend him for any production/mixing/guitar jobs anyone might have.

Interview with Emil Carlsson

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

  2. A: I would say my own debut album. I made everything myself. I wrote all the songs, I recorded and played all the instruments. I produced and mixed everything, too.

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

  4. A: I promise I will do my absolute best to make you happy. Music is so fragile, like a heart. I will make sure I build the ribs and body around it with patience and accuracy to keep it as strong and intact as it could be.

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

  6. A: When producing, I like to just listen to the received song once or twice first, while writing down some notes that pop up in my head. After that, I would either try to create these things, or listen to a reference song I think could have the same sonics and elements. I would also ask the client for a reference song to make sure that I'm heading in the right direction. From there I usually blend these three approaches until I think the song starts to sound finished. Every project looks different though.

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

  8. A: I mostly do production at the moment.

  9. Q: Tell us about your studio setup.

  10. A: I have a MacBook Pro and an iMac set up on a desk in my apartment. They are connected to my UAD Apollo Twin, with my Focal CSM65 speakers. I work completely in the box, but the UAD world makes it feel more analogue.

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

  12. A: I am greatly inspired by Ryan Adams, John Mayer, Jason Isbell, and Donovan Woods. They make music that really speaks to me, and are great lyricists.

Powerless by Mollie Minott

I was the co-writer, producer and mixer in this production

Terms Of Service

Four revisions are for free as a courtesy. 1 week for production, 3 days for mixing, 2 days for guitars/vocal comp, 5 days for songwriting. Credits can be discussed individually.

GenresSounds Like
  • Ryan Adams
  • Lana Del Rey
  • John Mayer
Gear Highlights
  • UAD Apollo Twin Quad MKII
  • Focal CMS 65
  • Sennheiser HD650
  • Fender Stratocaster American Special
  • Shure SM7B
  • Aston Origin
  • UAD/Waves/Soundtoys/FabFilter-plugins
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SoundBetter Deal

As I am new to SoundBetter, I will give 20% discount on all my services until the end of 2020.