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.
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
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
High energy hard-core skate-punk a la Mxpx, Pennywise, etc. Fun, frenzied, nervous, lively and dangerous! Exciting, edgy, determined and forceful. Flaming guitars, rock, techno, corporate can-do. Confident and chaotic. Menacing, loud, wicked and wild. Instrumental, Indie Rock, Punk
Pretentious and high-brow, diplomats visiting the President or luxury car commercial. Rich and famous, fanfare, bold and brave achievements, teamwork. Corporate branding, airlines, jet planes, lofty pursuits and adventures. Heroic, motivational and purposeful to the max! Team, let's do this! Instrumental, Dramatic, Regal Orchestral
Exciting, upbeat big country rock with rock guitars, acoustic guitars and string arrangements. Excellent for corporate branding, teamwork, video presentations. Motivational, successful, swinging and fun. Great beats, exciting and moving. Instrumental, Country, Country Rock
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
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