Dan Scholes


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I am a music producer/mixer/songwriter/arranger specialising in Pop/Singer-Songwriter/Acoustic/Pop-Country. I can turn your simple artist/songwriter demos in to an exciting, full production that will help bring your songs to life. I bring passion and experience to every project I take on so let's make something great and jump right in!

I am a producer/mixer/arranger/songwriter who was brought up in the iconic music city Liverpool made famous by The Beatles. I've been working as a producer and songwriter for over 20 years and graduated with honours at Paul McCartney's Liverpool Institute for Performing Arts. As a songwriter and producer I have had cuts with artists across the UK, Europe, USA and South America. Sync placements on TV networks including BBC, Sky Sports, BT Sports, Channel 4 and Channel 5 as well as major Hollywood feature films. I've also had songs pitched to artists such as Little Big Town and Lady Antebellum by prominent Nashville Publishers and song pluggers.

As a music producer/mixer I specialise in Pop/Singer-Songwriter/Acoustic/Pop-Country. If you're an artist or songwriter who needs a full production either for commercial release or just a simple demo then I'm your man! I guarantee to bring a professional, passionate and approachable attitude to every project I work on.

My main instrument is Piano so if you need a just a great pop orientated piano track for your project, then look no further.

I also have access to some great session vocalists so if you need a vocalist for the production, i can bring them in for a reasonable fee.

Tell me all about your project and how I can help, through the 'Contact' button above and let's make those songs and vision of yours come to life!

Send me a note through the contact button above.

7 Reviews

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  1. Review by Ben Davidson

    I was so very fortunate to have found one of Dans songs “Learning To Let You Go” which I cute and released to critical and commercial success. This led to the placement of another track and then onto co-writing and producing songs on my debut album “No One Knows”
    To describe Dans talent it too difficult just listen to the songs he has written and produced to get an idea of the immense talent he has. I’m privileged to have worked with him and even more so to have secured him for a full sophomore album. Get this guy on the up because he is going to the top!! Can’t recommend enough.

  2. Review by Stefan Pellett

    Dan is a talented, professional and hard working producer who has been a pleasure to work with. I would highly recommend his songwriting and production skills which are outstanding. Look forward to working a lot more with Dan in the future.

  3. Review by Kim Williams

    I have had the pleasure of working with Dan on a few projects. He is extremely professional, friendly and a very hard worker. The quality of the songs he produces are outstanding and far exceeds expectations. I have been blown away by his talent. I have worked with many producers in the past, but none compare to Dan's professionalism and ability to produce such high-quality songs. I would highly recommend Dan for any production job!

  4. Review by Jody Stewart-Regner

    Dan is extremely profession. He great at interpreting exactly what I want into beautiful music production. I have had a couple of songs sighed to Sync Licenses because of Dan's beautiful work!

  5. Review by Pedro R.

    Dan was a great positive surprise. This dude has the feeling for a HIT. Further he acted super professional and is one of the guys who never gives up, until the perfect song for this specific act is written. Really looking forward to work with him again. Thanks Dan 🙏

  6. Review by Avrim T.

    As a songwriter I have worked with many terrific studios and producers in Nashville and LA. However, from the first song I had produced by Dan Scholes, it was immediately obvious that his mastery in understanding and building a song’s arc would connect powerfully with listeners on an emotional level. The results spoke for themselves, as the song was immediately signed by a major Nashville music publisher. I am so looking forward to our next project together.

  7. Review by Sean Smith

    I was overjoyed with the production that came back from Dan. It completely transformed my record. He was understanding towards me as an artist and worked tirelessly to make sure I was happy with the end product. I would highly recommend his work to anybody looking to release high quality music.

Interview with Dan Scholes

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

  2. A: Full production and mixing. Track building. Mastering. Mix adjustments.

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

  4. A: Ed Sheeran, Coldplay, Max Martin, Benny Blanco, Ryan Tedder, Diane Warren, Fraser T Smith, Taylor Swift,

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

  6. A: Melody, arrangements and a sense of knowing when to push and pull in the arrangement and production of the song.

  7. Q: What's your strongest skill?

  8. A: Mixing and Soundscapes, Piano and String arrangements

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

  10. A: Pop, Singer-Songwriter, Country, Acoustic, MOR

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

  12. A: Always use subtractive EQ first across your tracks. It's been said a million times before but there is a reason for it. You can achieve so much more in your mixes by working this way.

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Terms Of Service

Full Productions - 14 - 21 days Full Instrumental Productions - 10 to 14 days Piano Tracks/Keyboard tracks - 3 to 5 days Up to 3 revisions per project.

GenresSounds Like
  • Brett Young
  • Lady Antebellum
  • Ed Sheeran
Gear Highlights
  • Steinberg Cubase 10 Pro
  • Propellerhead Reason 10
  • Waves Platinum Plugins
  • Omnisphere
  • Arturia Collection
  • Spire
  • Serum
  • NI Kontakt Libraries
  • Yamaha HS5 Monitoring
  • Focusrite Scarlett
  • POD Farm interface and library
  • plus many many more
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