MARCH 14  2013

The album I Record and Produced with Griffin House Is now available as a physical copy at; or digitally at iTunes or Amazon. We also recorded a new version of one of Griffin’s most popular songs “The Guy That Says Goodbye to You Is out of His Mind” which is also available at iTunes.

Thom Hardwell and myself are currently mixing the Kirstie Lane E.P which is now completed and soon to be released.

In April I will resume working with Riley Deaver on new material for her Project,and then I will be heading to Detroit to work with the wonderful folks at REAL 11 REEL PRODUCTIONS.

We will be working on a track for Dare To Dream Scholarship winner Pearl Scott. Also finishing up

some recording on the Kianna Ryan record.

I have just added a Universal Audio Apollo to my studio and cannot wait to start using it to record with. I have been a huge fan of UAD for a long time. 

Matt Farriss’s version of “Redneck Radio” continues to do well at radio and is currently New and Active at Billboard .

Last but not least,we got a Canadian Country Music Award for Top Selling Album of the Year for the

‘Fire it Up” album. It has also been nominated for a Juno Award for Best Country Album.

We mastered the Griffin House album,at present the album’s title is “Balls”,no release date has been scheduled yet,but it will be soon. At present,putting finishing touches to Kirstie Lane’s E.P. will post audio soon. Starting work next week on Riley Deaver Project.She was one of the winners of the Dare to Dream Music scholarship last November. Will be heading to Detroit to finish the Pearl Scott song with my partners at Real11Reel. Good luck to Robin Roberts on a speedy recovery and return to G.M.A.

In other news Matt Farris is currently climbing the Country Indie charts with a song I co-wrote,

Redneck Radio.Good luck to him he is a great new artist and is working it hard!! Check out my new Audio Page,added some new and old Productions.

JANUARY 18  2013

Johnny has been nominated for 8 CCMA AWARDS this year and The Stellas have 3 nominations.

Both Johnny and The Stellas will be performing on the awards show,which is being held in Saskatoon,

Saskatchewan on Sunday September 9. Baby I Know It the duet with Carolyn Dawn Johnson, and second single from the  “Fire It Up” Album, is currently no.3 on the Mediabase country charts.

I am currently working with Singer/Songwriter Griffin House on songs for his upcoming album.

I recently participated in LAUNCH SHOWCASE in Chicago,where Real II Reel and myself awarded

Pearl Scott with the Dare to Dream Music scholarship. We will be recording with her very soon,we are all extremely excited,she is an incredible talent.

New music from Kirstie Lane, (pictured above), coming soon.

AUGUST 14  2012

Already certified Platinum,Johnny Reid’s album,Fire It Up,reached No.2 on the Canadian album charts. The second single,Baby I Know It, a duet with Carolyn Dawn Johnson, is currently at No.13 on the Canadian Country Chart. I co-wrote six songs and  along with Thom Hardwell was involved in producing and arranging the album. Thom and I are currently working with a brand new artist and will soon be posting up the first batch of recordings. I am attending Launch Showcase in Chicago this month. The Stellas currently have their third single in the Canadian Country radio Charts.

Johnny Reid

Johnny Reid’s album is finished and will be released in Canada on March 13th of this year.

Release dates in other countries have not been finalized as of yet.

Meanwhile the first single Fire It Up ,also the title of the album, went to radio in Canada Jan.10th.

He will be embarking on a major coast to coast tour of Canada on April 10.

The Video for the first single is being shot this week.

Meanwhile The Stellas have released their second single and video,In This House, from their album.

The Video was the the No.1 most popular on CMT Canada and in the top twenty on Radio.

An E.P will be released in the USA this month on itunes.


Just back from Detroit,putting The Motor City Horns on Kianna Ryan Tracks. Thank you Maurice for a fantastic Horn arrangement. Kianna music coming soon! We won a Canadian Juno Award for Johnny Reid’s Fire It Up album. Kirstie Lane E.P,produced by Thom Hardwell and myself, is finally mixed,check it out on my Audio page.

Also check out Kris Thomas tracks. Kris has got through to the next round of The Voice,he is on Team Shakira.    

My song Redneck Radio by Matt Farris continues to make inroads at country radio.

India. Arie

JULY 27 2013


Just released a new Track by Kris Thomas worldwide on itunes. Kris recently finished in the top ten on The Voice USA as part of Team Shakira.

The Track,Balloons, was produced by Thom Hardwell and myself.

A Video for the song is currently in production,and should be ready for release by the end of July.

India.Arie performed A Beautiful Day on GMA this week with our co-writer Robin Roberts adding some vocals. GMA have just picked the song up as their theme song for another six months.

Heading to Chicago this weekend for Launch Showcase,then in the studio producing a new young singer Natasha coming over from Kuala Lumpur.

Just spent two months at RealiiReel studios in Fenton Michigan. Very successful trip,finished the mixes for the new E.P for Seattle artist,LEXZE.

Wrote and recorded a new track for Michigan’s own CHASING THE RIOTS. Austin,the lead singer from the band.and myself ,collaberated on the song. I hope to be writing and recording more material,at RealiiReel, later this year for the bands new disc.

Very excited to be working on an album for MIA KYLIE. Marshall Block and I saw Mia at Launch Showcase,in Chicago,this June. We have written and recorded five songs so far and will be recording five more in October. Almost finished Cara Rakowicz EP.

Started remixes for Kyle Little (EXCESSARY) Will post soon,very exciting.

I just completed the first single from Malaysia’s Natasha Sass. The song is called,INDESTRUCTIBLE,

and she has already appeared on German TV and Sepang F! singing it. This week it debuts on KL’s HITZ FM and will be released on Hybrid records,through Universal Music Malaysia.

Lots more tracks in progress for many new artists,too many to mention.


The first single from The Stellas album, that I produced, has been released on EMI Canada. The song is a cover of Perfect, originally a No.1 hit in the UK and Australia for Fairground Attraction in 1988. The album will be released Sept.6.

Currently Thom Hardwell and I are writing and doing Pre-Production for Johnny Reid’s forthcoming album,due out early 2012. We will be tracking Oct.& Nov.

Hot Chelle Rae continue to have success with their Tonight Tonight E.P. Featuring Bleed & Let Down.

GMA continue to play Beautiful Day, the song is also featured in the movie The Back Up Plan,

starring Jennifer Lopez. After a worldwide theatrical release the movie is now out on DVD.

Last but not least, Jeremy Lister has finally released Gravity,featuring Alison Krauss,on his Bed You Made album now available on iTunes.


Wrote and recorded five more tracks for Mia Kylie’s Debut Album. The first single”I’m Breaking Out” has just been released. Completed a five song for Madison,WI artist Sam Lyons. Recorded two new songs for CoCo DelSignore and one for Lia Kincer. Worked on some remixes for the new EXCESSARY E.P. Attended Launch Showcase in Chicago.

A limited Vinyl copy of Paramore’s first album “All We Know Is Falling”,featuring two previously unreleased tracks produced by Roger Alan Nichols and myself, celebrating the 10th anniversary of its original release,has just been released. Will be heading back to RealiiReel,Fenton,March of 2016.

Currently in Nashville finishing up the Music for Squad Stem,a science show aimed at children and Teenagers due to air in Malaysia in August 2016.

Will be in Chicago at the end of June for Launch Showcase,Terri Schuh the recipient of last years Dare To Dream scholarship will be premiering her song Recovery,Co-written by myself and Terri, Produced by Marshall Block and myself for REALIIREEL Productions.

RealiiReel will be working on three new songs for Sam Lyons plus continuing to work on CoCo

Del Signore’s Debut E.P in July. Also writing and recording songs for Austin McMillans Debut Solo E.P

JUNE 2016

Nick and Anna Mansour working on her first song for RealiiReel

AWE US Correspondent Lynnea Smith

JULY 2017

Back at REALIIREEL Productions ,Michigan, to produce and Co-write

new tracks for Anna Mansour, Hunter O,connor,J’Enigma and Rachel Rotay.

Oi Jaga Mulut,which I composed and produced the music for, is now airing on Iflix Malaysia.e.

April 2018

Currently  working on a new updated theme song for the upcoming new season of “Komediri” for Astro. The second season of “Oi Jaga Mulut” will be released on Iflix in August., so new incidental music will be required before then

AWE will be holding its next on ground event in early August with major wrestling stars such as Rob Van Damme and British Strong Style,being flown in from all over the world. Soon after AWE will be airing weekly episodes of “Takedown” featuring televised wrestling matches featuring Asian and International wrestling stars and “Off the Ropes” a weekly wrestling entertainment magazine show. Hosted by Hanif Hamzah and Rayza Mukmin, with segments featuring Local Entertainment celebrity “Altimet” and from the USA Ford Model, Lynnea Smith with all the latest US wrestling gossip.


Coco Del Signore

Nick Mixing, Sound Kitchen, Nashville, USA

Natasha Sass signs with Universal Music

April 2019

Went to Belltone Studios in Nashville, to produce 2 new tracks for Sleazy Sleazy’s

upcoming E.P. release, Finished tracking in Chattanooga. TN. Where the band all currently reside.

August 2019

Back in Chattanooga Arranging and producing 3 new traxks for Sleazy Sleazy.

Heading to Kuala Lumpur on Aug11th to discuss a musical collaboration with Orlaith Inc. and the Ministry of Tourism for Malaysia, for an upcoming televised series to promote tourism.