Mason Pitts

Mason’s background includes work as a professional touring & recording musician across the U.S. and Europe. As a producer, talent scout and licensing executive. A negotiation specialist in partnership development and talent acquisition.

An innovative leader with a proven track record for developing talent, Including discovering, co managing & producing worldwide hit songwriter/vocalist John Martin (Swedish House Mafia).


A&R, Production, Management for Meriola Media:

Executive & co-producer – alongside U.S. Grammy winning Engineer- Niklas Flyckt. Producer, Arranger alongside multi platinum selling producers Anders Bagge and Andreas Carlsson. Managed, produced and partnered singer John Martin with writing partner who would co-wrote/and perform with John Martian as featured vocalist – U.S. Grammy nominated, world wide hit and Billboard #1 songs “Save the World” & “Don’t You Worry Child” by Swedish House Mafia. These two songs have received over 155 million hits on YouTube. Partnered songwriting team Stefan Örn & Sandra di Amante- winners of the Eurovision Song Contest – 2011.


Label Experience:

Parma Recordings – Licensing Executive

B2B partnership specialist. Working to partner Parma’s catalog regional, national businesses. Built key working relationships with Creative Agencies, Web developers, Project Managers to acquire licensing rights for our existing catalog & outside music from other major/indie labels for commercial use in film, TV & web based advertisements. Discovered new artists & signed them to licensing roster to build out existing catalog.

Sony Music Entertainment – Marketing & Promotions (Columbia Records, Epic Records)

Marketing & Promotions at Radio, Retail, Live performance, Radio Tracking at Commercial & College Radio.


Management Experience:

Tour manager for pop group PLAY (Columbia Records) – Under management team of Matthew Knowles (Music World Entertainment – Destiny’s Child, Beyoncé, Play, Solange) & Laila Bagge (Meriola Media, Swedish Idol Juror, Made in Sweden – TV program, Rock by Sweden – Jewelry Brand, Ruby Zin – Wine).


Sideman work:

  • Chris Whitley – Acclaimed singer/songwriter
  • Rufus Wainwright – Dreamworks Records artist and composer
  • Tony Mangurian – Bob Dylan, Willie Nelson, Daniel Lanois
  • Jo Davidson – Jo scored a top 20 modern AC hit “Kiss me there”
  • Greg Humphreys – Front man for seminal bands Dillon Fence & Hobex
  • Artist Experience:
  • Apollo Drive – Rock band singed to Universal Sweden/Robbins Entertainment U.S.A.
    • Founding member, Producer, Co-writer.

Apollo Drive topped the Sirius XM – HITS 1 chart in North America. The band received major airplay on many commercial stations in U.S., beating out artists such as Pete Yorn, Lady Ga Ga, One Republic with their debut single “Papercut”. Also received global airplay in Airplay in Australia and Europe. The song “Papercut” was also picked up by retail giant Kohls Department Store & added into its in store play list. Their second Single released by Warner Sweden, written & performed with Swedish Hip Hop icon Lazee “Calling Out” was part of a major national year long campaign with children’s organization – BRIS, which helps children in need. “Calling Out” was featured in a major TV ad campaign as well as in national grocery store chain Willy’s. The song was featured in Stockholm’s Time Square, on MTV, ZTV and received major commercial airplay throughout Sweden, which resulted in the band performing on National broadcasts such as TV4’s Nehetsmorgon & Sommarkrysset. Due to the success of both” Papercut” and “Calling Out” the band was chosen for the Nationwide RIX FM tour and would perform in major festivals across Sweden and in legendary venues such as Hovet Arena and Globen Coliseum for up to 50,000 people.


Mason has worked as a writer/producer with producers such as:

  • Anders Bagge (Madonna, Santana, Janet Jackson, J Lo, Celine Dion).
  • Andreas Carlsson (Bryan Adams, Britney Spears, Katy Perry, Carrie Underwood, Celine Dion, Kelly Clarkson, Backstreet Boys, ‘N Sync, Bon Jovi,Kiss, Def Leppard).
  • David Lowery (Counting Crows, Cracker, Sparkle Horse, Camper van Beethoven)
  • Roscoe Ambel (Ryan Adams, Sheryl Crow, Joan Jett, Steve Earl).
  • Brian Paulson (Beck, Wilco, Replacements, Uncle Tupelo)Ken Sluiter (OK GO, The Jesus Lizard, Smashing Pumpkins, Waco Brothers).
  • Mike Napolitano (Blind Melon, Squirrel Nut Zippers, Dave Pirner, Greg Duli).
  • Gordon Raphael (The Strokes, Regina Spektor).
  • Murder Inc. Records – (Seven, Funk Master Flex).