Tim Liao is a music producer, audio engineer, and singer-songwriter based in Tokyo, Japan. Graduated Summa Cum Laude from the prestigious Berklee College of Music with dual Bachelor's degrees in Music Production & Engineer, and Contemporary Writing & Production.
As a producer, he has helped produce countless TV commercials for world-leading brands such as Sony, Adidas, Walt Disney, Mercedes-Benz, P&G, Netflix, and many more. Tim's talents and production techniques have been recognized by top advertising agencies and creative directors in Japan, USA, and China.
Recently, Tim has also been a part of projects as different roles such as arranger and composer. His A Cappella arrangement of "Molasses" by Hiatus Kaiyote is now on Berklee College of Music's official YouTube page with 1.3M subscribers, and has gained more than 29k views. His voice can also be heard on various Chinese and Japanese commercials, both broadcasted on National TV programs as well as online websites.
Aside from composing and producing, Tim is also confident with operating recording consoles, DAWs, notation softwares, and processors that support his workflow. It's safe to say that from pre-production all the way to final delivery, he does it all.
Listening to a certain piece of music can remind the listener of a special period of their life. This is one of the reasons why people can experience so many different emotions through music. Even though the melody is intangible, it still has the power that can make people move and feel. Tim is constantly getting inspired by the modern artists and musicians, and he believes that now is the time for him to repay his gratitude by inspiring others with his own music.
"Dream as if you'll live forever, and live as if you'll die today"
-Taka, One Ok Rock
Genre: Pop, R&B, Electronic
Artists of Inspiration:
Bruno Mars, Honne, Lianne La Havas, Jacob Collier, Ed Sheeran, One Ok Rock, etc.