John Monkman

Music Producer/Remote Mixing

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Collaboration is key - I am grateful to have achieved multiple Beatport Number One’s, whilst releasing on labels such as Anjunadeep, Kompakt, Mau5trap, Drumcode and now I am here on SoundBetter - to work with you on your productions, whether that be remotely or at my studios in London or ibiza.

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: What questions do you ask prospective clients?

  2. A: Whats the short and longterm vision with your music?

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

  4. A: Laptop, headphones, External hard drive, keyboard

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

  6. A: Tecnical: Power, detail, texture, emotion. Philisophical: Why?

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

  8. A: Aphex Twin, Squareusher, Brian Eno, Dr Luke

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

  10. A: Song development: Always searching for the 'Why' in peoples productions.

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

  12. A: always asll youself Why

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

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

  15. Q: How would you describe your style?

  16. A: complex yet defined.

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

  18. A: Dance music - Techno, Electronica, Pop

  19. Q: What's your strongest skill?

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

  21. Q: Tell us about your studio setup.

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


GenresSounds Like
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Gear Highlights
  • UAD
  • Moog Voyager
  • Make Noise System Cartesian.
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