Producing a song is a privilege that John does not take for granted. It's a very delicate collaboration that is designed to honour *your* work. John's process starts with pre-production and goes all the way to a finished mix. Get in touch and tell him more about your project.
Get the most bang for buck with mixing services. Having John mix your track gives you the ultimate freedom to work on your tracks at your own pace. John comes in at the end to help communicate the song as effectively as possible. The mix is only done when you are amped about it.
John has been composing for the screen for over 10 years. He has worked on feature films, short films, documentaries, TV series (Living In Flow for VICE), commercials (Toyota RAV4 campaign 2020-2021), worked as a composer for Bell Media and composed music for Downtown Halifax's Light show Delightful Downtown. Reach out and see if he can help you on your project.
Co-writing / Toplining
John is, and has always been, song obsessed. He has written a lot of songs would love to help you with yours. Here he is with Simon Ward (The Strumbellas). John's written songs that have appeared on charts in Chile, playlisted on BBC Radio and that have been used on The Office (NBC). John strives to create a fun and inclusive co-writing atmosphere for his clients to express themselves without of fear of being 'wrong'.
Don't want to spend all your budget recording but would like some perspective on your tracks from Future Dad? Book a pre production session to give all your candidates songs a once over. How is the arrangement? Is the tempo right? How are the instruments complimenting each other? Get in touch!
Teaching / Speaking Engagements
John has been a speaker at music conferences for over 15 years (above: CMW 2019). He has taught production, songwriting, and touring skills. Drop us a line and let us know how he can help your event or conference.
Guitar Tracking / Re-amping
Come track your guitars loudly through 5-6 different high quality tube/non-tube amps. Pick from 8-9 guitars all with different applications, tones.
Already tracked your guitars but aren't satisfied? Bring in your DI track let Future Dad help you flesh out the tone you are after with a wide array of pedals and experience.
Remote Session Player
Reach out if you would like John to sing, play guitar or keys on your record.
Vocals are one of the most important elements of any song. Come to the studio and have your vocals produced. Vocals should be relazed and fun and focused on performance not nitpicking. Stems can be easily exported to another engineer or producer.