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.
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
hard rocking skate-punk, with a cool Ramones -ish vibe. Fast, driving beat wrapped around cool, energetic, youthful and exciting music. Great for scenes of teen angst, rebellion, releasing pent up energy, lifestyle products for teens and tweens, much more. Instrumental, Indie Rock, Punk
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 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
Hard, fast -- action-packed adventure music, aggressive and fun and dangerous. Get out of the way or you may be killed! Corporate teamwork, high tech, video presentations, TV advert, movie credits, film trailer, fast cars, endurance tests, road tests, crime chases, scientifc breakthrough. Instrumental, Action, Intense Rock
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