John Ansdell Innovation Music Glasgow Hyndland Jud Mahoney
Jud Mahoney
Producer / Songwriter
“John is someone I work with closely. He is building a great foundation for new artists. His drive and motivation and love for music is hard to find in this industry. He has a great ear for music and and solid focus to get good music out there.”

Jud has enjoyed a 20-year career in music as a major label artist, producer and songwriter. He has worked some of the industry’s biggest acts including Michael Jackson, Mariah Carey, Dolly Parton, Justin Timberlake, P Diddy and Babyface.

He has also worked with leading songwriters and producers, including Motown legend Lamont Dozier and Grammy-winning Jimmy Jam & Terry Lewis, and has worked on records by The Bee Gees, Cliff Richard and Eric Benet.

John Ansdell Innovation Music Glasgow Hyndland MC Eric Technotronic Pump Up The Jam
Eric Martin
Artist / DJ / Songwriter / Producer
“John is knowledgeable and passionate about music.  As a working musician, I often meet ‘industry types’ who are without a clue.  From song-writing, through to live gigs and eventually radio/TV plays, John knows the terrain well.”

Eric wrote Technotronic’s “Pump UP The Jam” album which went double platinum in eight countries and sold over 15 million copies worldwide.  He toured America with Madonna, and DJ Jazy Jeff and The Fresh Prince (Will Smith).

As Me One, he released his critically acclaimed album on Universal/Island in 2000 which featured The Roots and Gang Starr.  He has also worked with Eric B and Rakim, KRS One, Angie Stone, Maxi Priest, Jeff Beck and The Sugababes.

John Ansdell Innovation Music Glasgow Hyndland John McLaughlin
John McLaughlin
Manager / Producer / Songwriter
“I have known John for 8 years and knew straight away he was destined to be successful in the music industry. He has great ears, enthusiasm and a total love of music – you can’t buy that. I will always listen to the artists John plays me.”

John has over 30 years of experience in the music industry. He has written and produced seven Number 1 records and has had over 25 Top 10 singles worldwide including songs for Westlife, Busted, 911, 5ive and Blue.

His music has been featured in films, television shows and adverts, and radio. As a manager, he has secured major label recording contracts for several breakthrough acts; many of whom have achieved global success.

John Ansdell Innovation Music Glasgow Hyndland Emeli Sande
Emeli Sandé
Recording Artist / Songwriter
“John is brilliant, he is a really cool guy. He was a big supporter. It’s brilliant he is working on breaking new acts. I think he’ll do very well.
Thank you for believing in and committing to my music!”

Emeli’s debut album, “My Version of Events”, spent seven consecutive weeks and Number 1 and became the biggest-selling album of 2012 in the UK. She has had four Number 1 singles, including “Read All About It”.

Emeli has written for Alicia Keys, Rihanna and Susan Boyle, and has collaborated with David Guetta, Labrinth and Naughty Boy. In 2012, she received the Brit Awards Critics’ Choice Award, and sang in the London Olympics ceremonies.