From playing bass in the indie rock band Monsterland, to landing song placements in the hit television series Grey’s Anatomy , Thom Monahan’s extensive and diverse background in music and production has set the tone for his long and successful career.
Originally from the East Coast, Monahan launched his career playing bass for notable bands such as The Lilys, Monsterland, and the Pernice Brothers. As a member of the Pernice Brothers, Monahan began to dive into production – producing their first record Overcome by Happiness . It wasn’t long before Monahan moved across country to the heart of Los Angeles and began to produce full time. Throughout his career he has produced for a wide range of artists including Vetiver, Jonathan Wilson, Fruit Bats, Chris Robinson, Brotherhood, and Peter Bjorn and John.
Although known for his work as a producer, Monahan has been tapped as a remixer for Phoenix, John Doe and Fujiya & Miyagi for the Moebius and Plank track, “Conditionierer.” Songs produced by Monahan have also appeared on a number of hit television shows including Weeds, Parenthood, Grey’s Anatomy and Entourage.
Currently, Monahan is working on forthcoming projects for artists including as Bedouine, Catherine Rose Smith, The Mercedes Band, Nadia Reid, and recently completed producing, engineering and mixing forthcoming albums for Fruit Bats and Vetiver.
*Credit Key: P – Producer, E – Engineer, M – Mixer, W – Writer