Weird and catchy hyper-pop production. Make your tracks unique, stand out, and go viral.
Hi, I'm zhone. I'm a musician, producer, and mixing engineer.
Do you want your tracks to hit harder? I can help make your tracks weird, fun, and virally catchy. My sound is unique, heavy, modern pop production and mixing. I want to make music that pushes the envelope and I want to work with artists who share a similar vision.
I have produced viral hits with Lucas Cruikshank (Fred) as well as the tv show Rick and Morty.
Several songs that I have produced or mixed have been featured on the Spotify Hyperpop playlist.
My influences: PC Music, Charli XCX, Hudson Mohawke, Arca, Carly Rae Jepsen.
Artists I've worked with: Slayyyter, That Kid, Lucas Cruikshank, Chaos Chaos, Madge, Fantasy Luv, Girl Irl, Alex Chapman, WTRGRL, Rick and Morty, Gia Woods
Contact me through the green button above and let's get to work.
7 ReviewsEndorse ZHONE
Zhone nailed it! I want to work on an original from start to finish now!
Zhone made a great and unique version of this song that I wanted a different style. I recommend him for anyone who wants to bring creativity to a project that they feel stuck on!
Zhone really enhanced my track with his mix/master. He was patient through the process and receptive to feedback. He also provided useful input and suggestions that I appreciated!
great to work with & was extremely professional. he helped me through every step. thank you!!
Zhone delivered exactly what I was hoping! I definitely recommend!
He’s nice, determined, professional, and considerate! I would consider him for anyone who is looking for out-of-this-world production!
zhone was so fun to work with!! they produced some amazing work and went with my vision and constructed it *perfectly*, no exaggeration! cannot recommend enough :)
Interview with ZHONE
Q: Tell us about a project you worked on you are especially proud of and why. What was your role?
A: Kim Kardashian commissioned my band to make a song for Kanye for his birthday. It hasn’t really helped my career but it’s great to tell at parties (remember parties and seeing other humans?). I helped with production and mixing.
Q: What are you working on at the moment?
A: Tracks with a PC Music artist, and a big album for an LA based band!
Q: Is there anyone on SoundBetter you know and would recommend to your clients?
A: Let me find who of my friends are on here!
Q: Analog or digital and why?
A: Digital. I can make hits on an airplane, how amazing is that?
Q: What's your 'promise' to your clients?
A: To help you define your sound and to help you achieve your goals!!
Q: What do you like most about your job?
A: Working with people to amplify and support their vision!
Q: What questions do customers most commonly ask you? What's your answer?
A: “Can you extract my vocals out of this previous recording” “I uh... I cant”
Q: What's the biggest misconception about what you do?
A: Mixing and producing are not the same thing.
Q: What questions do you ask prospective clients?
A: Who are you listening to right now?
Q: What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?
A: Don’t work with someone who doesn’t do your style! And don’t work with someone who claims to do “all genres”. Tailor your sound!
Q: If you were on a desert island and could take just 5 pieces of gear, what would they be?
A: My classical guitar, my mac, and 3 copies of Pop 2.
Q: What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?
A: I have been producing for over 10 years. I studied classical piano, classical and jazz guitar, composition and went to college for music. I tour with Chaos Chaos all around and spend time in studios in NYC and LA.
Q: How would you describe your style?
A: Crystalline pop.
Q: Which artist would you like to work with and why?
A: Damon Albarn. I think that he is such a genius and would love to be in the studio with him!
Q: Can you share one music production tip?
A: Don’t be afraid to destroy sounds. When we are too precious with recordings we lose some of the magic.
Q: What type of music do you usually work on?
A: Modern pop and trap.
Q: What's your strongest skill?
A: Modern/sleek production sounds. Making a song sound unique.
Q: What do you bring to a song?
A: A fresh perspective, new and innovative sounds, and a professional streaming-ready mix.
Q: What's your typical work process?
A: I dive into a piece and add whatever bizarre and out there ideas I have and then I reel it all back until it is in it’s simplest and catchiest form.
Q: Tell us about your studio setup.
A: Latest versions of Ableton/Pro Tools, TEAC analog mixing board, UAD preamps, modern mixing/production plugins (Waves, Slate, Soundtoys, Omnisphere, Serum, Spire, Izotope, Komplete), guitars, basses, and harp
Q: What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?
A: Arca, Charli XCX, Max Martin, Dylan Brady, Dua Lipa
Q: Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.
A: I mostly work on creating full productions from vocal stems as well as reproducing demo tracks