I am a free-lancing producer specialized in blending cinematic, orchestral elements with modern, either chill or club-oriented electronic dance music. I have a forward-thinking perspective and love the different.
- Yamaha HS7 Studio Monitors
- A Beautiful Forest.
Interview with Playhost
Tell us about a project you worked on you are especially proud of and why. What was your role?
I had the honor to collaborate with Chris Davies in this remix we released together. I stood for 1/2 of the producing, https://soundcloud.com/nonadec/major-lazer-be-together-feat-wild-belle-revive-us-x-playhost-remix
What are you working on at the moment?
A project with a performance group based here in Sweden.
Is there anyone on SoundBetter you know and would recommend to your clients?
Revive Us. He is a really great producer and promising in both mixing and mastering.
Analog or digital and why?
Digital for the electronic parts, but I always try to record piano for every production requiring it. It brings a more living feel to it.
What's your 'promise' to your clients?
They won't be disappointed.
What do you like most about your job?
That I work with music.
What questions do customers most commonly ask you? What's your answer?
-Do you have time? -Yes!
What's the biggest misconception about what you do?
That I am a DJ.
What questions do you ask prospective clients?
What is your goal?
What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?
Ask questions and do not be afraid to forward some ideas.
If you were on a desert island and could take just 5 pieces of gear, what would they be?
A phone, a chocolate bar, another chocolate bar, medicine because I can't eat chocolate that good and a sleeping-bag.
What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?
I have no-one, I am creating it right now. I have been on producing for about 2 or 3 years, playing piano by myself since I was 7.
How would you describe your style?
Orchestral Dance Music.
Which artist would you like to work with and why?
Susanne Sundfør, she has a good voice.
Can you share one music production tip?
Don't listen to critics tearing you down.
What type of music do you usually work on?
Songs that can touch people by beauty or sorrow.
What's your strongest skill?
Melodies/Chords. Dramatic sounds.
What do you bring to a song?
Melodies, creativity and a lot of (if allowed hehe) orchestral elements.
What's your typical work process?
Listen, get to work, take a coffee, maybe draw a painting, go for a walk, talk with the client, get seriously creative, make something astonishing, finish it.
Tell us about your studio setup.
A pair of Yamaha HS7s lined-up in my room-treated bedroom-studio.
What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?
Mura Masa, Revive Us, Hans Zimmer, Broove, The Glitch Mob.
Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.
Produce, mostly when there is something special done for example a show or performance, but also when the usual isn't enough.