Philip Larsen

Remixer / Producer / Mixer

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Philip Larsen on SoundBetter

I have won a Grammy Award (mixer - Kylie Minogue) and worked with some of the biggest names in pop and dance music, delivering 100s of productions, mixes and remixes to the world's best-known record labels. I'd love to work with your vision and ideas, bringing my experience to your music, songs and recordings.

I'll build on your production, demo, vocals or even start from scratch and your song will burst into life with a tight production and punchy mix. Click on "Contact" to tell me about your project and we can get started!

Highlights include official remixes for Katy Perry (x6), Lady Gaga, Charli XCX, Moby (x4), Emeli Sandé, Ellie Goulding, Nicole Scherzinger, Britney Spears and the Far East Movement.

Soft Cell's album "Happiness not included...", which I produced with the band in and out of lockdowns, charted at no.7 in the UK album charts in May 2022.

As Manhattan Clique, I am well-known for my electro-based work with pioneering acts OMD, Erasure, Human League, Kim Wilde and The B-52's. We also co-wrote and produced Erasure frontman Andy Bell’s debut Electric Blue album. I love playing live, performing with xPropaganda (Claudia Brücken and Susanne Freytag).

I am fortunate to work with some major International artists, featuring songs with Swedish House Mafia and remixing for Mylène Farmer, the most successful French female artist of all time. Mylène's duet with Moby, "Slipping Away" (which we produced) spent several weeks at no.1 in the French singles chart. I also produced songs for German girlband Queensberry, including their highest charting single "Hello" (peak position no.4).

Oh...heard "Jenny" by Studio Killers? We'll keep that one on the low!

Contact me through the green button above and let's get to work.

332 Reviews - 78 Repeat Clients

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  1. Review by Angus G.
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    Philip was fantastic to work with. Highly recommend!

  2. Review by Sean V.
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    Philip was the ideal collaborator for my remixing project. My songs are very personal and close to me, and I appreciated that Philip took the time to understand my vision for the original song and the new mix, actively contributed his own ideas, and managed to bring a new life to the song while still capturing its cathartic atmosphere. He openly discussed feedback and was clearly passionate about what he created. I will be working with Philip again!

  3. Review by Lisa R.
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    Philip is extremely creative and also very open to the ideas of others. He also creates exceptional work from those ideas. I have extremely enjoyed the process with him and would definitely work with him again.

  4. Review by Jamiro
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    Honestly, my best experience on soundbetter so far. I asked Philip to write me strings and piano chords based on a reference song and as soon as he sent me the first version I was blown away and he even exceeded my expectations. Absolute pro with excellent taste. This is one of many reviews I will give Philip. Thanks Phil!

  5. Review by Toby F.
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    Philip made my song groove and gave it a fantastic atmosphere. Prof. work attitude, fast communication and very good quality! Thank you!

  6. Review by Jim J.
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    Philip is a great mixer and very nice guy.
    You won't be disappointed.

  7. Review by Thomas H.
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    Customer focused, professional & fast! This was a really good service and performance experience. Strongly recommend! THANK YOU!

  8. Review by Zahari M.
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    Its been great working with Philip, he is a true professional and delivered very quickly and efficiently. When I had problems with my production he took it apart and reassembled it perfectly! Highly recommend!

  9. Review by Josie
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    I've had the privilege of having Philip mix (and master) my entire 8-song record and I can't be more satisfied with how it's all turned out. Excellent communicating and discussing production, open to notes and adjustments and overall a great creative mind (and perceptive ear) to bounce around ideas with, a necessity in any collaboration. I would 1000% recommend him to anyone looking to polish up a project and get epic results.

  10. Review by Gavin and Riki Carignan
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    Philip's productions are an art form unto themselves. Hire him!

  11. Review by Gavin C.
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    Consistently incredible!

  12. Review by Josie
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    It's been an incredible experience working on multiple mixes with Philip, (often several in tandem). On top of consistently going above and beyond taking these tracks to the next level, Philip is communicative, thoughtful and just a pleasure to work with!

  13. Review by Keith Be
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    Philip is competent and talented. Communication is great, as well as understanding the direction I wanted to take the track. I really appreciated his mixing and production skills. He definitely took my track to a professional level. Great guy to work with.

  14. Review by Gavin C.
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    Philip's work is nothing less than top notch. I just completed my second song with him and am eager to start the next one. He brings a level of depth and dimension to the music that is second to none. He's efficient, communicative, and super easy to work with. Highly recommended!

  15. Review by Jake B.
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    I love working with Philip! He has a great ear for catchy melodies and chords. Easy going and very professional

    I'm always happy with the end result. I will be working with Philip again for sure!

  16. Review by nicolas b.
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    Extraordinary! Cant wait to work again with Philip. Responsive and a pleasure to work with... and, most importantly, is a GENIUS! Looking forward to working again with you Philip!!!!

  17. Review by Gavin and Riki Carignan
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    Philip is an absolute pro and a total gem to work with. He delivered stellar results on our project, digging deep to capture the essence of the song and add the extra polish we needed. Can't say enough good things about him... highly recommended!!

  18. Review by Josie
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    Philip Larsen is an incredible engineer to work with. I have the pleasure of working with as mixing engineer for a project I spent the past year and a half recording in my home studio. Having him bring my project to the next level is an absolute privilege. He has an excellent ear, responsive and communicative, a wealth of great ideas and solutions and is excellent to volley ideas with.

  19. Review by Will U.
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    Philip has brought new life into my track! He stays true to your style while bringing in extra elements and a mix that will take your track to the finish line for a super pro result. I really can’t recommend him enough. Working with Philip was undoubtedly one of the best experiences in my musical career. Look no further, he is the “one stop production shop.” Thank you Philip!

  20. Review by Jordi F.
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    As always super grateful with Philip's advices to bring the right sound to my compositions. Brilliant professional!

Interview with Philip Larsen

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

  2. A: My laptop (with Logic), Genelecs, weighted USB keyboard, Juno-60 and a solar power generator.

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

  4. A: Just get the best possible recording of whatever it is being played/sung and the rest falls into place much easier.

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

  6. A: I co-produced and co-wrote a song "True Colours" which was featured on a major UK TV campaign promoting diversity and equality in all its forms. It was an honour to be part of something so forward thinking.

  7. Q: Analog or digital and why?

  8. A: Both. Analog for synths and as of recently, digital for quality of plug-ins, reverbs and ease of recall of mixes.

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

  10. A: I will get it right for you.

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

  12. A: Making music in all its forms, satisfied customers and hearing tracks I have worked on, on the radio.

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

  14. A: Having heard the original piece of music, I ask them what they are listening to at the moment and depending on response, would suggest some ideas for their mix/remix/production. That way, we start off in the right place.

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

  16. A: Daft Punk. My inspiration musically & professionally.

  17. Q: What's your strongest skill?

  18. A: A musical approach to mixing and remixing. Plus having been fortunate to work on so many mixes, a quick turnaround!

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

  20. A: I try to be as faithful to the original as possible, whilst keeping an eye on what will work commercially.

  21. Q: Tell us about your studio setup.

  22. A: A collection of gear started by my father in the 70s, being brought right up to date with my laptop and various mixing desks along the way. I wouldn't go without my Genelec speakers, on which I have mixed everything in the last 15 years and trust implicitly.

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

  24. A: I grew up as a fan of Jeff Lynne and Jean-Michel Jarre was my neighbour. After that, 80s electronic music in all its forms became my inspiration (Kraftwerk, Human League, Vince Clarke) before the 90s kicked in and I threw myself into creating music for the clubs, in many forms. Time spent in Berlin with DJ producers such as Sven Vath and Paul van Dyk gave me the kick to really go for it myself.

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

  26. A: Typically, my role falls between mixing and remixing. Usually clients come to me with well-formed ideas, that need a little push over the line. I have a lot of analogue gear and like to try and incorporate a sound or two from my studio in each mix. Only if it improves the original of course!

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Please feel free to contact me to discuss your project and mixing needs. Turnaround is usually within a week, allowing for revisions, which are always free. Together we'll get it right!

GenresSounds Like
  • Katy Perry
  • Marshmello
  • Erasure
Gear Highlights
  • Genelec 1032s
  • Mackie D8B (I won my Grammy with this and has been my workhorse from Kylie to Katy)
  • Logic Pro X
  • RME Fireface
  • Moog Voyager
  • Theramin
  • Juno-60
  • Korg Trident
  • Korg M1
  • Roland 101
  • Roland 202
  • Access Virus
  • Novation Supernova
  • Nord Lead
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  • New Soft Cell album announced!Jul 29, 2021

    https://www.nme.com/news/music/soft-cell-announce-first-new-album-in-20-years-happiness-not-included-3005301

  • Katy Perry - "Never Really Over" RemixJul 14, 2019

    Excited to have wrapped up a remix for Katy/Capitol of her current single "Never Really Over". Hitting the airwaves and dancefloors very soon.

  • IMA Nomination for Dion ToddApr 19, 2019

    Very excited that Remedy for Insanity by Dion Todd has been nominated for an Independent Music Award. The award ceremony is in New York in June. Dion was (and is) the first artist I worked with through SoundBetter and this song started life as a production I did for him through SoundBetter. Fingers crossed.

  • Trap Remix - Need NobodyOct 03, 2017

    Just finished remix of great song/project, put together by Saleh on SoundBetter. Will put it in Audio Samples on this page once he starts promoting the record.

  • First ever remix of an artist based in IndiaNov 08, 2016

    SoundBetter has landed me my first ever remix job for an artist based in India. A real treat to be working with musical elements quite different stylistically to those I've worked with before. It's going to sound very fresh!

  • Second SoundBetter CommissionJun 30, 2016

    Cracking on with a second production for Dion through SoundBetter. We're getting some heavy bass on the go and a soaring topline...

  • First SoundBetter Production!Jun 10, 2016

    I'm very pleased (and excited) to have been commissioned for my first production/remix through SoundBetter. An inspiring record which is proving to be great fun to work on...