Born in Amsterdam, Cimo Fränkel is a singer/songwriter as well as a music producer. After participating in a few televised contests, Cimo Frankel went on to cultivate his talent as a composer and singer collaborating with a variety of Dutch artists. Cimo has co-written the monster track ‘Shotgun‘ for Dutch stars Yellow Claw, ‘Mooie Dag‘ for Jayh and he co-wrote and co-produced the massive hit ‘Sex‘ for Kris Kross Amsterdam, which has over 500+ million streams on Spotify and has gone platinum in several countries. Cimo has also worked with other established names such as Skrillex, Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike, Bebe Rexha, Wildstylez, R3HAB & ARTY.
Cimo has also featured as a vocalist and co-writer on several tracks such as, ‘Strong Ones‘ and ‘All Comes Down‘ by Armin van Buuren and the Beatport #1 track ‘Belong‘ by EDX. Recently, Cimo released his debut album called ‘Cimo Fränkel‘ featuring ‘Happier Before‘ and ‘World Is Waking Up‘.
Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike
Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike’s path from celebrated DJs to dominating the global electronic music scene has been on a constant, upward trajectory leading them to once again become the World toppling No.1 DJs. Their unique live shows have propelled them into global stars and enabled them to take centre stage amongst the ever-changing musical landscape, whilst leading the duo to winning further accolades that include ‘Best Breakthrough Act’, ‘Best European DJ’s’, ‘Best European DJ’ & ‘Best Artist Group’ at the IDMA’s, also garnering 2 x ‘Best Global DJ’ at the EMPO TV awards in Mexico, as well as ‘Best Big Room’ and ‘Best Music Video’ for their star-touting anthem ‘The Hum’. Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike have grown to become two of the most prominent dance music figures of the modern era. In 2019 they collaborated with David Guetta and Daddy Yankee to releas their 170+ million streamed track ‘Instagram‘.
Singer/songwriter Rik Annema is the former frontman of the indie-pop band ‘A Silent Express’, which garnered a lot of success at Dutch radio between 2010 & 2014. Currently, focussing on songwriting and producing for an array of national and international artists. Rik is also a frequent collaborator with fellow Music at Work client, Cimo Fränkel. Rik and Cimo co-wrote and co-produced the massive hit ”Sex” for rising stars KRIS KROSS AMSTERDAM, which has over 500+ million streams on Spotify, has gone platinum in several countries and has hit the #2 position in the Dutch Top 40. Rik has co-written the tracks ‘As Long As I’m With You‘ by the Jamaican artist Omi, ‘I Don’t Think About You‘ by HRVY, ”Where Have You Gone’ by Lucas & Steve and ‘All Comes Back To You‘ by R3HAB.
R3HAB + CYB3RPVNK label
Fadil El Ghoul, professionally known as R3HAB, has had an amazing year until now with the world succes of ‘All Around The World (La La La)’ featuring A Touch Of Class. The song gained more than 250+ million streams cross-platforms, went platinum in the Netherlands and Switzerland and went gold in Denmark, Canada, Norway, Poland and Finland! He is number #14 in the Mag Top 100 and is from Dutch-Moroccan heritage. The last few years R3HAB collaborated with Zayn, HRVY, Andy Grammar, Sofia Carson, Clara Mae & Russian pop-star Elena Temnikova.
Websites: www.r3hab.com – www.cyb3rpvnk.com
Yoshi Breen, born in Delft went across the whole world to study music from the Netherlands to Chicago, China and the rest of the planet. He started writing songs since 18 years old and eventually joined the Indie-pop band ‘’Sunday Sun’’ which went on to receive a ton of radio plays in his home market. After some time, the bandmembers decided to focus on other ventures and Yoshi began to focus on a full-time songwriting career. He has co-written songs for several huge artists, such as; Martin Garrix’s ’Burn Out’, which reached more than 50 million streams on Spotify and ’How You Love Me’ by Hardwell (feat. Conor Maynard & Snoop dogg) with more than 10 million Spotify streams. He also co-wrote ’FLASH BACK’ by the J-pop band ‘’Monsta X’’, which sold more than 90.000 cd’s in Japan.
On the way to his studio, armed with a dictaphone, Jonasu records all of his musical ideas as he’s cycling through the streets of Amsterdam. Rhythm has always been a fascinating of Jonasu, from banging tin pots in the kitchen at 5 years old, to studying drums at the prestigious Amsterdam Conservatory. In 2019 he collaborated with Möwe and Eskeemo for ‘Lost In Amsterdam‘, and right after he released his first solo track ‘Wannabe‘, both got over 3 million streams on Spotify. As a songwriter and producer Jonas worked with ALOK, Weiss, Möwe & co-wrote ‘Post Malone‘ by Sam Feldt & RANI which gained over 320 million streams on Spotify.
Fabian Lenssen has been one of Holland’s most revered producers for over 20 years. Starting out in the 90’s, Fabian produced for loads of R&B and pop talent around Europe before finding a niche in the electronic music scene in the 2000’s. Working with most of the top notch talent including Chuckie & R3HAB – most notably mixing ‘Cold Water‘ by Major Lazer, Justin Bieber & MØ, which became one of the biggest hits of the year 2016 and mixed the following year ‘Run Up‘ by Major Lazer, PARTYNEXTDOOR & Nicki Minaj.
‘Picasso’ is no stage name; Florian is the great-grandson of the mighty Pablo, adopted by the Picasso family after being born in Vietnam. Growing up between Paris, Cannes and Switzerland, Florian found his first musical love in the form of classic hip-hop, before discovering the likes of Basement Jaxx and Groove Armada. He began DJing at the age of 13, learning basic scratching techniques and honing his skills for a few years before he started messing around with beats. Florian collaborated with his good friend Martin Garrix to produce the massive ‘Make Up Your Mind‘
Inspired by future cosmic elements from the entire electronic music spectrum, Julian Cross enters the fray in 2020 with a wonderful collection of emotions and songs that will be released in a 4 week window leading up to his debut album called ‘Nebula’ in December 2020. Simultaneously, Julian is launching New Breed Records, as a home for his own modern and infectious sounds while also providing a platform for up and coming artists and producers to show their talents. His first track called ‘Molecule‘ is out now!
Websites: www.juliancrossmusic.com – www.newbreedrec.com