Playhost

Creative Orchestral Producer

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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.

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Interview with Playhost

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

  2. A: 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

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

  4. A: A project with a performance group based here in Sweden.

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

  6. A: Revive Us. He is a really great producer and promising in both mixing and mastering.

  7. Q: Analog or digital and why?

  8. A: 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.

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

  10. A: They won't be disappointed.

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

  12. A: That I work with music.

  13. Q: What questions do customers most commonly ask you? What's your answer?

  14. A: -Do you have time? -Yes!

  15. Q: What's the biggest misconception about what you do?

  16. A: That I am a DJ.

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

  18. A: What is your goal?

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

  20. A: Ask questions and do not be afraid to forward some ideas.

  21. Q: If you were on a desert island and could take just 5 pieces of gear, what would they be?

  22. A: A phone, a chocolate bar, another chocolate bar, medicine because I can't eat chocolate that good and a sleeping-bag.

  23. Q: What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?

  24. A: 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.

  25. Q: How would you describe your style?

  26. A: Orchestral Dance Music.

  27. Q: Which artist would you like to work with and why?

  28. A: Susanne Sundfør, she has a good voice.

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

  30. A: Don't listen to critics tearing you down.

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

  32. A: Songs that can touch people by beauty or sorrow.

  33. Q: What's your strongest skill?

  34. A: Melodies/Chords. Dramatic sounds.

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

  36. A: Melodies, creativity and a lot of (if allowed hehe) orchestral elements.

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

  38. A: 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.

  39. Q: Tell us about your studio setup.

  40. A: A pair of Yamaha HS7s lined-up in my room-treated bedroom-studio.

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

  42. A: Mura Masa, Revive Us, Hans Zimmer, Broove, The Glitch Mob.

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

  44. A: Produce, mostly when there is something special done for example a show or performance, but also when the usual isn't enough.

Gear Highlights
  • Yamaha HS7 Studio Monitors
  • A Beautiful Forest.
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