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.