The PhantasmaPhonic Story
With 15 years of hands-on experience in the music industry, I'm William Lewis, the creative mind behind PhantasmaPhonic. My journey has been one of unwavering passion and dedication to the art of sound, both on stage and in the studio.
Over the course of my career, I've worn many hats - from studio music producer to FOH mixer and touring guitarist, opening for renowned artists and bands like Sevendust, Trapt, and Taproot. I've also ventured into the world of documentary scoring, contributing my musical expertise to projects such as "Come Dream with Me," a film that explores the life of Ken Forsse, the mastermind behind Teddy Ruxpin. Additionally, I've had the privilege of mixing FOH for acts like Asking Alexandria, Underoath, and Mina Caputo, sharing the stage with some of the most iconic names in the industry.
One of my proudest accomplishments is having produced over 1,000 songs for various artists, helping them shape their musical visions into reality. Collaborating with the legendary producer Jim Wirt has been a career highlight that's elevated my skills to new heights.
At PhantasmaPhonic, my mission is clear: to connect with artists, understand their unique voices, and transform their music into something truly radio-ready. I'm dedicated to pushing the boundaries of creativity, bringing out the full potential of every song so that it stands out amidst the noise of the music industry.
About Me Personally:
Beyond my professional life, I'm happily married for over 20 years and the proud owner of a whimsical King Charles Cavalier dog. I'm also an enthusiastic home chef, passionate about baking and cooking dishes from various ethnic cuisines. These personal interests and experiences enrich my perspective as a music producer and engineer, infusing my work with creativity and depth.
Join me on this sonic journey, and let's make your music unforgettable. Together, we'll create melodies that resonate, beats that captivate, and harmonies that move hearts.
Skills & Expertise
2005 - 2023
Studied with Dan Skye of Skylab Studios, NJ
Graduate of Streaky Mixing and Mastering
Graduate of Mastering.com (The Reverse Engineer)
Student of Sync Academy w/ Jesse of Sync My Music
Student of Piano4Producers w/ Bruce Beats
2007 - 2023
Successfully ran recording studio called RedBird Recording in Northern NJ
Worked out of various studios including Frankensound, Architekt, 440 Studios
2008 - 2012
Mixed FOH for label Metal bands
Fixed FOH for wedding band/DJ Excel Entertainment
1998 - 2015
Played guitar in various NJ based bands including Seeking Through Silence, The Death of Me, The Alternative Outfit and Invalid
Toured as a lead guitarist for Hard Rock band Dive