Hi,

I'm John. I work in Los Angeles as a contracted composer for Bleeding Fingers, Hans Zimmer's joint venture with Extreme Music, the commercial production arm of Sony/ATV. I studied Music Production and Engineering at the Berklee College of Music and I'm here to make your music sound great and some extra money for myself!

I excel at mixing and production. I've done programming on big albums (Baptized, Daughtry, Head or Heart, Christina Perri {RIAA Gold}, Take Me When You Go, Betty Who). That's also where I learned to comp and edit at the professional level. I've also done vocal production for Abraham Mateo, a Spanish pop star. That's to say, I can do additional programming or edit/tune almost anything you have at the highest level.

For my day job at Bleeding Fingers, I have to produce tracks in any number of genres: hip hop, funk, pop, rock, etc, so I have a good foundation in producing and mixing those genres. I can also play guitar, play bass, or sing backgrounds on projects.

In a nutshell, I have a deep background in making modern music. I can do what you need me to do, and I can do it well.

Note: my allmusic is screwed up because my name is so common. On the one below, I did the Christina Perri, Betty Who, and TimeFlies. For "John August" on allmusic, I did the Daughtry and Gavin DeGraw. The rest of those credits are by someone else who has my very common name!

My credits include

AllMusic verified credits for John Schmidt:

  • Timeflies
  • Christina Perri
  • Betty Who
  • John Schmidt
  • Skeets McDonald
  • Skeets McDonald
  • Schmidt
  • Schmidt
  • Schmidt
  • The Brakes
  • The Disco Biscuits
  • The Disco Biscuits
  • Anne Feeney
  • Spade Cooley
  • Spade Cooley
  • Dorsey M. Dixon
  • Skeets McDonald
  • The Squirrels
  • Al Simmons
  • Marta Sánchez
  • Marta Sánchez
  • Marta Sánchez
  • Color Me Badd
  • Color Me Badd
  • Jeff Cameron
  • The Blue Sky Boys
  • The Muffins
  • The Muffins
  • Original Broadway Cast
  • Original Broadway Cast
  • The Disco Biscuits

Gear highlights

  • Manley Reference
  • Gibson SG
  • Fender PBass
  • Apollo Pres

Genres I specialize in

Terms of Service

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