HEAD OF RECORDED MUSIC & EXECUTIVE PRODUCER
Martin started his career at the age of 15 when he signed his first publishing deal in his native Sweden, and has now been making music for over thirty years as an artist, songwriter, musician and producer.
He is the owner of the legendary Eastcote and Kensaltown Studios in West London, and a founding member of the multi-disciplinary art collective Apparatjik with Magne F (A-Ha), Guy Berryman (Coldplay) and Jonas Bjerre (MEW).
Martin spent part of his childhhood in 1970’s Caracas, Venezuela. His musical aesthetics were formed by what he heard in Caracas on American radio including Elvis, latin and old soul masters like Curtis Mayfield and Al Green, and bands as diverse as Deep Purple, Kraftwerk and Steely Dan that he listened to back in Stockholm as a teenager in the late 1980’s.
His writing collaborations and productions have won multiple Grammy’s, Brit’s and Juno awards. His writing / production credits speak for themselves: “I’m Yours” (Jason Mraz), “Hey Soul Sister” (Train), “I Took A Pill In Ibiza” (Mike Posner), “Other Side Of The World” (KT Tunstall), RX (Theory of A Deadman), Corre (Jesse and Joy), Luis Fonsi, Christina Aguilera, Mika, James Blunt, Jamie Cullum, Coldplay, Ward Thomas, Mary J Blige, Buika, A-Ha, Westlife, Craig David, Cat Stevens (Yusuf), Backstreet Boys and many more.
Martin has been involved in the early careers and development of artists like KT Tunstall, James Morrison, Rita Ora, Shawn Mendes and many others. As Head of Recorded Music and partner in LOCOMOTION, he is excited to continue his work with new young artists such as YUNGBLUD and recent signing BarlowLN.