John Monkman

Production Engineering Wizard

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I'll provide the magic you seek

London-based artist John Monkman is the founder of Beesemyer Music. His unparalleled musical productions are signed to global tastemakers such as Kompakt, Ellum, Crosstown Rebels, and Anjunadeep. He is an exhilarating live performer, bringing his vast array of captivating tracks to life in a thrilling presentation of sound and emotion.
Outside of the dance scene John has provided electronic input, mixing and production for a number of mainstream artists including Roxy Music's Bryan Ferry, doing the bulk of the programming for Ferry's latest album, OLYMPIA, when he worked alongside members of Radiohead, Chic, Pink Floyd and more.

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Interview with John Monkman

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

  2. A: always asll youself Why

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

  4. A: Tecnical: Powere, detail, texture, emotion, sweet spo Philisophical: Why?

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

  6. A: Apparat,

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

  8. A: Mixing engineering.

  9. Q: Tell us about your studio setup.

  10. A: LogicX, Ableton, UAD DSP, Moog Voyager, System Cartesian Modular, Juno 106, Dynaudio BM12, Genelec 8030

  11. Q: What's your strongest skill?

  12. A: It comes as a whole, cant be narrowed to one thing.

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

  14. A: Dance music - House, Techno, Electronica, Pop

  15. Q: How would you describe your style?

  16. A: complex yet defined.

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

  18. A: been in the game 15 years. Toured the world with various dance music projects.

GenresSounds Like
  • Maceo Plex
  • Solomun
  • Tale Of Us
Gear Highlights
  • UAD
  • Moog Voyager
  • Make Noise System Cartesian
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