Skilled producer, songwriter, and marketer who has worked on over 100 songs. I started playing guitar at age 13 and graduated from Barbara Ingram School for the Arts in 2012. Since then, I worked to become an effective collaborator in the indie-pop genre. I take the “random melody you sang in your car” and turn it into a fully produced single.
Using my past experience as a digital marketer at Guitar Center, I can help you think about your song productions through a marketing lens. With my strategies, I broke 200k views on my own music YouTube Channel in 2020. I can help you get started with your music goals.
I put great attention on helping you "find your sound," which is often overlooked—connecting with the right fans is just as important as making great music.
In your production, I can write all the parts, play all the instruments, and sing. I work in a wide range of genres and combine influences effortlessly.
Contact me through the green button above and let's get to work.
14 Reviews - 2 Repeat ClientsEndorse Will Harken
Great as usual.Patient and focused on the goal....to produce good music!
Will is artistic, detail-oriented, and fun. He has really great ideas and a lot of patience. I really feel like he put in the extra mile and cared about my song! Looking forward to the next time we can work together.
Very talented, professional, Kind, Patience and Helpful
Will was absolutely amazing.He was very responsive and went above and beyond to make my project a success, giving suggestions and guidance throughout.I highly recommend him.
Will actually valued my ideas, unlike other producers I've worked with. He needed little input to understand what I wanted, and was able to fill in the blanks that I struggled with. I wanted to produce something similar to Blackmill, but as a pianist, it felt mind-boggling. Will captured the feelings of the music and asked a thought-provoking question, "What's going on in your life right now?" Fantasizing of base jumping to run away from a broken heart. Hence the title, "Jump Low". He collaborated with me to make the song I was dreaming of a reality! =D
Will Harken is wonderful to work with. His nearly obsessive work ethic and attention to detail means that he works fast and thoroughly. We worked on a few songs together, one in particular stood out called White Vans off of my Naive EP from 2018. He has a unique balance of creative vision, knowledge of what makes a song successful, and listening ability. It was an absolute pleasure working with him and he has been a very significant part of my music career thus far. Will is a talented musician, producer, and a worthwhile investment.
Will Harken is an incredibly knowledgeable and creative musician. He and I collaborated on a song called "Is it Too Late to Die Young?" which was released on Illiterate Public's debut album in 2018. Since then, the song was picked up by an independent filmmaker and is being used in an upcoming film titled "Bad Witch."
Will was imperative to the song being a success.
If you are looking for a guru to take your music to the next level, look no further. Will Harken is the real deal, and I am sure you will enjoy the process of working with him.
Will brings so many things to the table. He can get you to think more creatively on your song creation process, he can provide a great marketing perspective for getting music out there, and if you need a solid guitarist on a recording, he is your guy! I was able to dig into deeper concepts of melody and lyric writing and to this day when I write, I use concepts that I saw him use in his own writing. He is one of the most productive musicians I have ever worked with and he is the perfect utility man. I also sent him a lead guitar part from a tune of mine and he had it done in a day. He's great!
I've had the pleasure of working with Will on some of his own original pieces, observing him in his creative processes, and had many engaging conversations with him about artistry. Will is a true powerhouse of the production world, who is constantly thinking about the next new thing to experiment with. Each piece I have heard from him, both in a consumer & professional setting, has been incredibly diverse and brimming with complexity. His approach is both meticulous and analytical to boot. I can't sing all his praises on here, but 5 stars isn't enough. You won't be disappointed.
Will is the real deal. It was always gratifying to work with him because you could present him with a vague vision and he would come up with innovative ways to turn it into something amazing or you could come to him knowing exactly what you wanted and he would realize it to the tee. Truly talented and professional. I will always treasure the memories from our time together in Patchwork Fools.
A great singer, delivers on time, great with feedback, patient, and an excellent communicator. I would highly recommend him!
I can say with confidence that Will is certainly a master at his craft. He knows all the ins and outs you may need to learn. I would highly recommend his expertise onto anyone looking to truly build their music career to the next level!