Track writers/ Producers/ Remixers
Stockholm-based Moonshine (Ludvig Evers & Jonatan Gusmark) have in record time become huge international in-demand track writers and music producers. EKKO Music Rights President & Co-founder Pelle Lidell says of them: ”I’m blown away by Moonshine, they’re extremely focused and hardworking fellas, and I love how effortlessly they approach and embrace cutting edge, electronic, urban and groove-based pop music. They have a superb feel for intriguing sounds and very captivating melodies. Their productions are always dressed with such class, identity and irresistibly poptastic appeal.”
Red Velvet (SM Entertainment) released Moonshine’s and their close writing partner Cazzi Opeia’s smash hit “Peek-A-Boo” as single. The result? Well, rave reviews in a number of tastemaking magazines, including Billboard. The single was a monster performer: 1,9 million in physical sales and downloads, 100 million streams and 180 million YouTube views (combined), as well as certified diamond sales. In July 2018, their co-penned/co-produced song “Dance The Night Away” reached #1 on Billboard World Chart and K-pop Chart, with superstar girl group TWICE (JYP). Over 1,7 million in physical sales and downloads, and close to 100 million streams. The video(s) have surpassed the 230 million views mark (combined) on YouTube!
In August, their co-penned single “Power Up” was released by Red Velvet. Yet another #1 Billboard World Chart and K-pop Chart and #2 on Worldwide Digital Sales. Plus rave reviews and platinum award again.
2019 was yet another eventful year for Moonshine, who co-wrote and co-produced the songs
“Milkshake”, “Sunny Side Up” and “In & Out” for K-pop superstars Red Velvet and their new mini-album series The ReVe Festival (SM Entertainment). The series have sold over 260 000 copies in South Korea and going #1 on iTunes Worldwide. TWICE (JYP) released their new EP Fancy You, which contains Moonshine’s co-written and co-produced track “Hot”. Charting at #2 in Korea, #1 in Japan and #4 on both Billboard’s World Chart and Heatseeker’s Chart. “Fancy You” has to date surpassed 400 000 units in sales. TWICE’s album #Twice2 (Warner Japan) went #1 on Billboard Japan Hot Albums, with 250.000 albums sold weekly. Co-written songs by Moonshine. Moonshine produced and co-wrote “Super Car” (October 2019) for SuperM (SM Entertainment), which earned them 6 (!) #1 Billboard placements, with the most prolific one being the Billboard 200 chart.
– Moonshine have over 20 songs/productions confirmed for international release and over 15 songs on hold by various international labels
– Moonshine were nominated in fall 2019 for Breakthrough of the Year at The Swedish Music Publishing Awards