TA2 is proud to announce our newest Audio Director/Composer and World Class DJ, Simon Jain!
Or as we like to call him, “The Simon Jain”. You can find him on the decks at the biggest underground electronic events. He’s played Rockband with the Killers and beat boxed with Jamie Foxx. And he’s our first Director to have a full tattoo sleeve… oooo aahhh! So excited to have him part of the TA2 fam. Welcome Simon!
Simon comes with a wealth of experience in the advertising and music industries, previously working as a Writer/Producer for The Bell Media Agency, more specifically MuchMusic and Comedy. In this role Simon was responsible for all broadcast promotional and branding material for the channel(s) including the MMVAs award show. Previously, Simon played his trade as a copywriter in advertising and marketing with such shops as Youthography, The Marketing Store Worldwide and more boutique shops such as Loverbird and Origin.
As an acclaimed and popular artist, Simon holds a strong presence in Canada’s underground electronic scene. He has toured 4 continents, gracing clubs, live music venues and festivals alike. As a composer he has run both ends of the gamut, charting tracks in the underground music forum as well as producing audio content for brands like Coca-Cola, Blackberry, H&M, Hewlett-Packard, Polaris and even Sharpie markers. Having held residencies with many famed venues such as; the Guvernment, System Sound Bar, Footwork, and can currently be found in reputable music venues like CODA, Parlour (270) and even the esteemed summer festival series Electric Island (TO). He’s played with underground acts Steve Angelo, Eric Prydz, Jamie XX, Dusky, Books Shade and Steve Lawler (to name a few), and has been hand-selected several times to play with more mainstream live acts like Chromeo and Flight Facilities highlighting his versatility as an artist. His style expands from urban, across the sphere to deep techno and beyond.
Simon joins TA2 as an Audio Director and Composer, providing his expertise in audio post production. “I feel connected to TA2 in the sense that we tackle every job with authenticity and passion. With years of agency experience and an absolute dedication to all genres of electronic music, both as a composer and fan, I hope to bring a fresh yet edgy perspective to projects at TA2.”
Steve Gadsden, President of TA2 says: “TA2 is all about unparalleled creativity, technical acumen and attention to detail. Simon’s vast experience in music, sound design and voice direction made him an easy fit for us. We’re excited to have another team member continue the company’s forward momentum.”