| Realistic Productions' Biography |
Realistic is a Music Producer located in the Twin Cities specializing in Hip-Hop, R&B & Pop music. Realistic has been involved in the music industry for over 11 years, producing for artists such as, Pharaoh, Hailey Ward, Cal Crooner, Trevor DeVine, illWin, Alexis Krystine, and several other artists.
Realistic found his love for music at a young age during piano lessons. This introduction to the industry has transformed into his true passions: producing, recording, mixing & mastering for artists. He has set himself and his work apart by trying to find sounds that aren’t usually used to create an unexpected climax in a song.
Throughout the past 11 years, Realistic has increased his knowledge in music theory which has allowed his work for the past decade to excel.
In 2014, he met his songwriting partner Hailey Ward. The two have gone on to write and produce several songs for artists in the Twin Cities. These productions have spanned several different genres including to include Pop, Hip Hop & R&B.
During 2015, Realistic started to produce alongside Pharaoh. Together they co-executive produced Pharaoh's first album in 2016, Jakob. This album has received critical praise in the Twin Cities area.
2016 brought Realistic media praise as he and rapper illWin co-produced the song “Crazy” which went on to be used as Hamburger Helper's mixtape: “Watch the Stove”. On April 1, 2016, “Watch the Stove” was the number one trending topic on Twitter in the country. This mixtape received increasingly positive reviews from Billboard, XXL and Complex.
Throughout 2017 Realistic has worked with Sound Oracle as a Production Coordinator and Head Engineer for sound design. Sound Oracle has sound designed for Timbaland & Polow Da Don. He was also involved in sound designing for Justin Timberlake's album 20/20 & Jay Z's album Magna Carter.
Also in 2017, Realistic graduated from McNally Smith College of Music where he received his AAS in Music Production with honors.
Currently Realistic is a full time mixing/mastering engineer for Realistic Productions LLC & is the chief engineer at SoundOralce.net. He also continues to produce & engineer for Pharaoh. Realistic released his first producer album in 2019 & has been getting rave reviews from fans.