Songwriter • Producer • Engineer


Songwriter • Producer • Engineer

Dajaun Martineau is a gold certified producer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and mixer with multiple Juno nominated projects. Profiled in Professional Sound Magazine and Mix Magazine, he has also been a regular writer for Canadian Musician.

Cutting his teeth in 2010 at Phase One Recording Studios – one of Canada's longest running recording studios – Dajaun earned credits on Juno-nominated records with artists such as Kathleen Edwards, Diemonds, and Cancer Bats. He has also worked alongside some of the industry's leading record producers, including Justin Vernon (Taylor Swift, Bon Iver, Kanye West), Gavin Brown (Three Days Grace, Billy Talent, Metric), GGGarth Richardson (Alice Cooper, Nickelback, Mötley Crüe), David Bottrill (Peter Gabriel, Smashing Pumpkins, Muse), Sylvia Massy (Johnny Cash, Tool, Red Hot Chili Peppers) and Eric Ratz (Arkells, Big Wreck, Billy Talent).

Leaving the studio to go freelance in 2017, Dajaun continues to work with Juno-nominated artists, such as Lydia Ainsworth and Moist, while developing acts all over North America. Some of his current acts include Havelin (TO), Poesy (TO), Priya Panda (LA), and many more.

Dajaun has maintained a fierce passion for working cohesively within a multitude of genres. His musicianship and technical skill across digital platforms and analog gear shows no bounds, allowing him to work worldwide by creating a seamless remote work environment.

In 2021 Dajaun worked with artist Poesy and film composer/producer Stephen Lipson (Annie Lennox, Jeff Beck and Hans Zimmer) to write and co-produce Steel Heart which was used as the anthem for the 2022 Canada Games.

Dajaun’s most recent release was Akintoye’s first full length album “Anxierty & Circumstance”. Akintoye currently has 400,000 monthly listeners on Spotify and 2.5 million followers on Tik Tok.

Musical Director & Playback Engineer

Dajaun boasts an impressive portfolio, having executed live shows alongside acclaimed artists such as Demi Lovato, Gwen Stefani, and Seal, where he served as a playback engineer. His role as Musical Director for OFK Band exemplifies his prowess in curating and orchestrating unforgettable live performances.

With a keen eye for detail, Dajaun excels in providing expert Musical Direction, strategically planning and arranging live shows to bridge the gap between studio perfection and captivating on-stage experiences. His dedication ensures that the artistic vision meticulously crafted in the studio is seamlessly translated into mesmerizing live performances. Dajaun's playback services equipped with built-in redundancy, guaranteeing a flawless audio experience.

Among his notable accomplishments are performances at prestigious events such as the 2023 MTV Video Music Awards and NBC's 4th of July Welcome America Special, solidifying Dajaun's reputation as a key player in the world of live entertainment.

Production & Studio Services


Dajaun possesses an extensive decade-long expertise in the art of songwriting, demonstrating a versatile skill set in crafting both compelling top-line melodies and intricate musical compositions. Leverage his wealth of experience as he collaboratively engages with you in the songwriting process, offering the flexibility to create original pieces from the ground up or provide invaluable assistance in navigating challenges, refining, and ultimately perfecting your musical creations. Whether starting from scratch or fine-tuning existing compositions, Dajaun's guidance contributes to the elevation and completion of your songs, transforming musical ideas into polished, professional works of art.


Dajaun Produces records in the traditional sense, budgeting, booking studios, hiring session musicians. He has a network of writers, musicians and beat makers which will be at your disposal for your projects. His project management skills will help you make sure your projects come in on time and on budget.

Programming and Beat Making

Dajaun's training in classical music means he has a very different approach to beat making. He uses every aspect of his writing and arranging experience to create compositions that highlight the artist and their message. Every note is placed with the intent of making sure that your voice and your message comes through with the strongest emotional impact.


Enjoying Dajaun's distinctive sound? Elevate your music to new heights with his globally available mixing services. Simply dispatch your stems, and let Dajaun work his magic using a curated blend of vintage and modern equipment. With meticulous care, he will infuse your production with the same level of attention and detail that characterizes his own musical creations, ensuring a final mix that not only meets but exceeds your expectations. Trust Dajaun to enhance your sonic masterpiece and bring out the full potential of your music through his expert mixing services.

Dolby Atmos Mixing

Apple has paved the way with its new spatial audio streaming service powered by Dolby Atmos. Tidal, Amazon and Soundcloud have already joined in and other services will surely follow soon. With this new technology it doesn't matter if you have headphones, a home theatre or full 22.2 theatre sound system the mix will stay the same and automatically map the object placement based on the listener's setup. Dajaun has been mixing in surround formats since 2007 in world class facilities. Let Dajaun take your songs to the next level by doing immersive mixes from your already mixed stems or do a full remix to really utilize the power of object based mixing.






  • KRK VXT 8
  • Yamaha NS10m

Monitor Control / Summing Mixer:

  • Dangerous D-Box

A/D D/A Converters:

  • Lynx Aurora(n)
  • UAD Arrow


  • Neve 1073 x 2
  • API 312 x 8
  • BAE 1073MP x 2
  • GA PRE 73 x 8
  • Radial Pro DI
  • Radial X-Amp


  • Pro Tools
  • Ableton 11.0.11
  • Logic 10.7.0
  • Maschine 2.6.5
  • Melodyne 5.1.1
  • UAD-2 9.14.7
  • Waves 11
  • iZotope RX 9
  • Revoice Pro
  • Arturia V2
  • Plugin Alliance Mix Collection


  • Universal Audio 1176
  • Alan Smart C2
  • ADR Compex F760X-RS
  • UREI LA-4
  • DBX 902 x 2
  • DBX 903 x 2

Effects Processing:

  • Lexicon PCM 41
  • DBX 905 x 2


  • Neumann m149 x2
  • AKG C414 B-ULS x2
  • Neumann km184
  • EV RE-20
  • Realistic PZM x2
  • SM57 x 4
  • AKG D112
  • Sennheiser MD421


  • Marshall JCM 800 2203
  • Jet City 333
  • Orange Tiny Terror
  • Egnator Rebel 20


  • Les Paul Studio
  • Fender 52′ Telecaster
  • Fender Telecaster California Series
  • Fender Telecaster Baritone
  • Dan Electro Baritone
  • Martin DX


  • Wurlitzer 200A
  • Roland Juno 106
  • Yamaha DX7ii

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