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DJ SWIVEL
PRODUCER/MIX ENGINEER

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Dj Swivel - Producer/Mix Engineer, his name is Jordan Young, a Toronto-born, Grammy-winning producer,mixer and songwriter, AAM virtual Edition 2020

DJ SWIVEL

PRODUCER/MIX ENGINEER

Jordan Young, known to many as DJ Swivel, is a Toronto-born, Grammy-winning producer,
mixer and songwriter. He began his musical career in 2005 in New York City, under
the mentorship of Duro, a well established mixer, producer and CEO of Desert Storm
Records (Fabolous, DJ Clue). With Duro's tutelage, Swivel began working with a wide
variety of artists including Jay-Z, Diddy, Pharrell, Britney Spears, and Fabolous,
eventually recording and mixing the latters albums ‘From Nothin To Something’,
and ‘Loso’s Way’.

In 2010, Swivel went on to work with Beyoncé, recording and mixing her album ‘4’,
which won a Grammy in 2012 for Best Traditional R&B Performance for the song
‘Love On Top’, and worked on part of her follow up self titled album, Beyoncé.
In 2014 he founded Headliner Magazine, a music-driven publication, and shortly
thereafter SKIO Music, a marketplace connecting buyers and sellers of music
content enabling legal remixing at scale by simplifying the licensing process
and making deals more transparent.

In 2015 he began working with The Chainsmokers, first as a mixer on the Roses EP,
followed by mixing and production work on their follow up EP titled Collage.
Collage spawned the hits ‘Don’t Let Me Down’ for which he won a Grammy for
2017’s Best Dance Recording, and Closer, which topped the Billboard Hot 100
for 12 weeks and broke countless records along the way.

In 2017 he began working with K-Pop superstars BTS, helping write, produce,
and mix songs on their Love Yourself and Map Of The Soul series of albums.
These albums have gone on to breaks sales records around the globe, and have
been the first group since The Beatles to have 3 number one albums on
The Billboard 200 albums chart in a year.
Credits: 2 Grammy Nominations / 1 Grammy win. Worked on multiple Grammy
nominated and winning projects. Worked with artists such as The Chainsmokers,
Beyoncé, JAY Z, Rihanna, Coldplay, BTS and more. As mixer/producer sold over
100 million albums and singles.

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Dj Swivel - Producer/Mix Engineer, his name is Jordan Young, a Toronto-born, Grammy-winning producer,mixer and songwriter, AAM virtual Edition 2020

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