PRODUCER

ALTRAVOX STUDIOS

Altravox Studios is in the lower level of the private residence of Radar Love Records owner & Executive Producer Michael Hanson.

The studio is known to be a creative environment of extreme warmth and comfort, with exceptional recording quality and an environment built for song writing as well as recording.

Altravox also features: Air hockey, food & drinks, video games.

We don’t put a clock in our studios. If we do, we make sure it’s unplugged.
– Michael Hanson

The studio uses LOGIC music software, and hosts cutting edge gear including:

  • NEVE (BAE) 1073 pre-amp EQ
  • UAD 1076 pre-amp / compressor-limiter
  • Neumann U87
  • Rickenbacker Guitars
  • Fender Guitars
  • Martin Acoustic Guitars
  • Larave Acoustic Guitars
  • McCartney Violin-style Hofner Bass Guitar
  • UAD -2 Satellite Quad System (KONTACT: Abbey Road Drums, Guitar Rig, Massive)

THE PRODUCER


Michael Hanson was the original drummer, founder and a pivotal member of iconic Canadian music superstars Glass Tiger.


With Five Juno Awards, a Grammy nomination and gold & multi-platinum sales worldwide, he is now one of Canada’s brightest songwriter/producers having written & recorded with the likes of John Bettis (Madonna, Pointer Sisters), Brad Buxer (Michael Jackson), Susan Pomerantz (Cher, Chicago) to name a few and has toured alongside Tina Turner, The Moody Blues and Journey – later becoming a staff songwriter (obtaining GOLD status) for Warner/Chappell Canada and now a successful independent Producer with his own studio in Mississauga, ON.

Writing & Producing new songs for established artists as well as extraordinary new young singers, Michael is also now creating an industry buzz writing and recording cutting-edge jingles and hosts the first company ever to use only young, talented Canadian artists to perform these original television jingles.

SKILLS


MUSIC PRODUCTION


100%

ARTIST DEVELOPMENT


80%

MUSIC FOR FILM & TV


90%

MAINSTREAM POP PRODUCTION SAMPLES

FILM & TV SERIES DRAMATIC PRODUCTION SAMPLES

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS

  • Original Member GLASS TIGER (drums) ’83-’90

  • 5 Juno Awards

  • Grammy Nominated

  • CCAA Award for “Think I’m A Joke” (Charity song against bullying)

  • Signed to Warner Bros. as staff songwriter 90-93

  • Received Gold Record for Julianne Werding (Germany)

  • Co-wrote and/or produced with with John Bettis (Madonna, Carpenters, Pointer Sisters), Brad Buxxer (Michael Jackson), Sue Shiffron (Chicago, Cher), Susan pomerantz (Chicago), Scott Humphries (Rob Zombie )

  • Multi Platinum sales worldwide with Glass Tiger, 5 top ten hits

  • Toured with Tina Turner, Journey, The Moody Blues, Honeymoon Suite

  • Key Composer for the following movies & television series:
    2014 “The Sheik” (Hot Docs Premiered in Toronto)
    2014 “Mummers” (Cannes Film Festival Entry)
    2013 “Fight Exchange”( Reality Show )
    2003 “Full Contact Fishing” ( Reality Show )
    2015 “The Nature Of Things” CBC
    2016 “The Money Movie 2015” (wrote & performed on all songs )

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