Jordan Lawlor

Producer, Musician, Mixer

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I'm a producer, songwriter, mixing engineer and multi-instrumentalist based in Los Angeles. Specializing in Electronic Music, I've toured and worked extensively with the band M83. I've also worked closely on albums with Beck and Oberhofer as a producer and musician.

I've worked professionally as a session musician & producer for over 10 years, touring the globe as a multi-instrumentalist and lending my production and songwriting expertise to tracks with millions of streams worldwide.

I will work with you to realize the vision of your project, drawing from my vast skillset as a seasoned producer, mixer and classically trained musician.

Whether that means adding sonic intrigue with production, composing instrumentation as a guitarist, bassist, keyboardist and programmer or creating a powerful and professional mix of your track to realize it's full emotional potential, I'm here to work with you and deliver a piece of music you can be excited about. Achieving the vision and confidence in your music is my top priority.

Would love to hear from you. Click the contact button above to get in touch.

17 Reviews - 3 Repeat Clients

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  1. Review by Bastien F.
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    Working with Jordan was a pleasure.
    I really like his universe and he did a fantastic job on my project.
    Great vision and perfect mindset, a true artist.

  2. Review by laura m.
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    Another job well done :)

  3. Review by Jake F
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    Jordan is a great musician and a great producer. He has very good ideas to implement in our projects. He works very quick and efficiently. We worked with him in the past and we'll work with him again in the future definitely.

  4. Review by laura m.
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    Jordan was very fast and delivered exactly what I needed. He added a magical sounds I couldn’t articulate but fit the vibe perfectly. Definitely gonna have him finish my album!!

  5. Review by Jey R.
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    AWESOME producer, took my track to the next level and made a great Mix & Master too. Thank you Jordan !

  6. Review by Christopher N.
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    If I could give Jordan 10 stars I would! His creative and in depth approach to mixing took our track to a whole new level that I wouldn’t have even imagined possible. The treatments he used on vocals really made them shine and stand powerfully in the forefront of the mix. From a production standpoint, he was able to add some new sounds that really enhanced the width of the frequencies in the mix, while maintaining it’s original integrity. He also responds promptly and communicates clearly!

  7. Review by Caleb S.
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    Top guy here. Good producer and willing to listen and understand your vision however obscure it is. When given creative freedom he will add more than anticipated. With his musicianship and knowledge he took the song further and I am well happy with our result.

    Recommend!

  8. Review by Jose Q.
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    Great communication, great mixing engineer and producer, great instrumentalist and vocalist
    I gave him almost nothing and he gave me back gold
    I will definitely work with him again soon.

  9. Review by galla
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    Jordan was great. He made sure I was happy with our track & was very diligent with edits/revisions. love the end product!

  10. Review by Georgevw
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    Great musician/producer. I find his own productions and style very similar to what I had in mind and in the end it turned out well in the last version of my mix. I no longer knew how to make my mix into a good product - we have left the structure about the same but the changes made - the additions of the live instruments were very valuable. this guy doesn't stop until you're satisfied, really fast as well!

  11. Review by Christopher Farfán
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    Amazing producer and mixer. Took my song to the next level.
    I'll work with him again!

  12. Review by Diego Z.
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    Amazing experience working with Jordan, definitely gonna work with him again.

  13. Review by Jake
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    He was great!

  14. Review by Georgevw
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    it was great to work with Jordan, result is amazing.

  15. Review by Marco L.
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    Jordan was amazing. Very accommodating, understanding, and unboundedly creative!

    Can recommend 100%.

  16. Review by Jake F
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    Jordan is a great producer and musician! He did a really really good job with our single. Great communication and very hard working. We're very happy with the result and his professionality. He turned our single into a hit. We'll work with him again for sure.

  17. Review by Adam
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    Working with Jordan has been by far one of the best experiences I've had with a producer. He took my song and brought it to the next level. The workflow was incredibly smooth. He is ultimately concerned with making sure your vision for the track is fully realized and will not stop until that is achieved. I would definitely work with him again and plan to for the remainder of my full length album.

Interview with Jordan Lawlor

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

  2. A: My solo project J. Laser is something I'm quite proud of, it took me a while to work up the courage to release my own music and I learned a lot about working with others by finishing tracks on my own

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

  4. A: Finishing up a few albums for clients, I love working on full length releases

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

  6. A: My friend Nico Essig is another great producer and engineer that I've worked closely with

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

  8. A: I enjoy serving artist's vision and providing them with something they can be excited about and proud of

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

  10. A: That producing and mixing is a technical process, it's really just as emotional as writing or performing music can be.

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

  12. A: My computer, Sequential Prophet 6, Korg MS20, Fender P Bass, Fender Stratocaster and a microphone.

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

  14. A: I've been playing music for 20 years and professionally touring and working in studio environments for 12 years. I started as a guitarist and gradually increased my skillset to be a jack of all trades, mixing, producing, songwriting and providing all instrumentation if necessary

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

  16. A: I'd like to work with Brian Eno, he's one of my favorites and one of the few who's still living!

  17. Q: What's your strongest skill?

  18. A: I'd say my strongest ability is the full breadth of my skillset, I can write your track, produce your track, mix it and master it

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

  20. A: I usually start with files for the session provided by the artist and spend a few days getting it the track to a place that I'm really excited about it, from there I'll send it over to them and we'll have a discussion on where it needs to go from there. We don't stop until everyone is super excited about the end result.

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

  22. A: I can accommodate many workflows but I typically like to start with an artist's idea and building it into it's most realized form by whatever means necessary using my skillset

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

  24. A: Prince & David Bowie are like gods to me

  25. Q: Tell us about your studio setup.

  26. A: I have a comfortable live/work scenario, I work out of a dedicated space filled with tons of Analog Synths, Guitars & Basses, Amplifiers & Mics, effects pedals and outboard equipment

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

  28. A: I like to let the song dictate the direction of my contribution and that can be different with each time. Whether that means adding sonic intrigue as a producer, making the track more broad and powerful as a mixer, rearranging or contributing as a songwriter or lending my skills as a classically trained instrumentalist.

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

  30. A: I specialize in Electronic Music and it's many eclectic subgeners, indie, pop, hip hop. I enjoy mixing styles and drawing on a wide tapestry of genres to create something that sounds fresh.

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

  32. A: Try playing it backwards.

  33. Q: How would you describe your style?

  34. A: I aim to fuse a modern, eclectic production style with classic musicianship and song craft. I adore intricate electronic music and production as well as the raw and vital performance elements found in the previous eras of contemporary music.

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

  36. A: Be confident, trust your intuition and never give up on your vision!

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

  38. A: I'll ask about vision and what inspires the music they make, that can be anything from films, books, life experiences. The more detail the better! I want to understand where an artist is coming from so I can make decisions based on their point of view.

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

  40. A: 'How did you do that?' I enjoy being transparent about my process and sharing the knowledge I've acquired over the years with others to empower their decision making process

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

  42. A: My journey as a Producer began as an artist pursuing the sounds I heard in my head. I can promise if we begin work together that I will go deep with you and make certain that I've accommodated your vision for the piece of music you've entrusted to me.

  43. Q: Analog or digital and why?

  44. A: At the end of the day, it's about what's coming out of the speakers. I enjoy a hybrid process, leaving no stone unturned in pursuit of the project's vision and the feeling we aim to create.

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M83 walkway blues

I was the Producer, Singer and Songwriter in this production

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If hired to work on a track, I will allow infinite revisions until all parties are satisfied. I want your music to be something you can stand behind for years to come.

GenresSounds Like
  • M83
  • Tame Impala
  • Radiohead
Gear Highlights
  • Sequential Circuits Prophet 6
  • Korg MS20
  • Waldorf Blofeld
  • Moog Subphatty
  • UAD Apollo Quad
  • Fender Elite Stratocaster
  • Fender American PBass
  • Rickenbacker FireGlo 360
  • Gibson Les Paul
  • Suzuki Omnichord
  • Yamaha PM700 Console
  • Roland RE201 Space Echo
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