"John Dexter has had a hand in A&Ring some of my biggest songs."


Ryan Stewart, Multi Platinum Writer/Producer

"John has an amazing ability to identify and faciliate hit songs"


Adrian Lock, Director Of National Promotion, Pitbull Radio Promotions

Creative A&R 

Our creative A&R services focus on helping artists create hits, optimizing their sound for radio airplay traction and drive growth in performance royalties, touring revenue and fan connectivity.

From Bif Naked to Carly Rae Jepsen to one of the biggest selling soundtracks of all time, Top Gun, John Dexter has been on the creative end of helping many artists reach Platinum and gold selling status, develop their careers, and drive brand awareness.

Our Creative A&R Process

1. Proven results oriented guidence.

2. Focus on melodies, lyrics, chord changes, song

    structure, production and sound.

3. Song and repertoire selection.  

4. Setting up co writing sessions.

5. Sourcing featured artists.

6. Creatively identifying and being the aritst's advocate with appropriate     

    producers, engineers, mixers, mastering labs, studios and musicians.

7. Remixes for the global market.

8. Quality control and creative direction.


"John Dexter has that rare talent to find the best in an artist and make it shine."


Tom Kemp, VP The Feldman Agemcy

"John know hits and knows how to make them on purpose".

Barbara Sedun, A&R, SOCAN

We help artists propel revenue growth through our award winning expertise in creating hits for radio.


Creating songs that sell.



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