Mika Sellens is a songwriter, producer, composer and engineer from London, based at her studio, Studio 5B, in Hackney, London, UK. She focusses mostly on co-writing with artists and producing their tracks to develop their sound. Recent artists she’s worked with include: SKIN, JAGARA, Sans Soucis, Harleighblu, Tia Ray, and Tiiva. Her production combines elements of synth driven electro, contemporary pop, and chilled out soul, with a heavy dose of retro drum sounds and sampled beats.
Mika’s worked in LA and Nashville, had tracks playlisted on BBC Radio, synced to BBC TV and sampled as Jazz FM’s jingle.
Mika’s path into music production began playing in bands and then as a solo artist, starting her own label, Little Doll Records and producing her first EP. Mika studied Electronic Music Production and Composition, and has an MA in Sonic Arts. She’s worked extensively in contemporary dance and theatre, creating experimental sound scores and sound designs. Mika’s sound installations have been displayed in galleries and her work has been toured internationally.
Mika has recently been elected as one of the new Executive Directors of the MPG and is a Senator for The Ivors Academy. She is passionate about working to bring lasting positive change to the UK Music Industry and supporting more women and gender minorities into music production and engineering roles. She is an active member of the networks 2% Rising and Mamas in Music.
Mika is a professor of Electronic & Produced Music at Guildhall School of Music & Drama, UK.