Award-winning Composer, Singer and Songwriter Johnny Karlsson began his career as a guitar player in Sweden, where he performed in bands with Andreas Johnson, Leif Sundin and others, before relocating to California. From his studio in the hills of Mount Washington, today Johnny creates original music and sound design for TV commercials, Games, Films, Trailers, Corporate Logos, and a variety of new media.
When Johnny Karlsson arrived in Los Angeles, he studied Guitar, Vocals and Music Theory in-depth at the Musicians Institute, played the LA club scene for about three years, and later graduated from UCLA's Recording Engineering program. With his background in Audio Engineering and Sound Design, Johnny works in both Pro Tools and Logic Studio, providing extremely high-quality tracks for our clients' productions.
Starts out as dark, ambiemt electronica and goes into a chorus with 60s surf-guitar. Moves into a soulful, full-bodied track about lust, yearning for that beautiful chick who stole your heart and then stomped on it. Where did she go? How could you find her? Could you ever get her back? Instrumental, Action, Impending Pending Music
Dark, lusty electronic rock a la Nine Inch Nails, gambling, sex, drugs, irreverent, and flirty. Sexy come-on music. Babes welcome onboard! Cool and sassy, great for high fashion or Obsession promo, advert or chillout ad campaign. Vodka black jeans stilettos naughty lap dance stripping XXX, Male Vocals, Pop, Alt Pop
Sinatra or Bobby Darin "Beyond The Sea" without the vocals. Fun, Rat Pack escapades, taking on Las Vegas, big parties, jazzy big band music. Laidback, happy, and entertaining. Oceans ll, moving, fun and festive. Sinatra, Dean Martin, Sammy Davis Jr, Jerry Lewis, 1960s, 1970s era. Instrumental, Jazz, Orchestral Jazz
Orchestral piece with pretty interleaving melodies, with a feeling of exploration. The young hopeful character that just moved to a new city and is exploring all of it's wonders. Instrumental, Dramatic, Ethereal Music
Starts out dangerous and mysterious but ends on a happy note. Originally intended for a car commercial, started with showing the dangers/hazards of the road, ended with a shot of a child inside the car that's keeping her safe. Instrumental, Dangerous, Dangerous Music
Hard, fast drum & bass with dark atmospherics and alien melodies. Scary, intense action adventure, extreme sports, sports show themesong, news investigation, rage, fear, tension. Aggressive & dark, dramatic chases, crime in progress, law and order. Urban nightmare, thriller, insanity, video games. Instrumental, Electronic, Big Beat
Heavy metal, Black Sabbath meets Mastodon. Pounding, driving, high energy and wild! Nascar, corporate branding, video game, webisode, YouTube, ad campaign. Fast cars, racing, Adidas, Nike, ESPN sports channel, news investigate, news energizer. Smokin' guitars, destructive, rebellious, badass, hot! Instrumental, Rock, Heavy Metal
Story of a band or person, trucker etc. coming home from a long tour or travel, being on the road, country-rock. Heartfelt, soulful, catchy and sweet track with great male vocals. Upbeat, mid-tempo, hopeful. Romantic yearning, longing, nostalgic. Male Vocals, Country, Country Rock