New York-based rock music producer, Mark Hermann, has spent the better part of the last thirty years in the professional service of music; in the studio, on the road and on the stage. He has toured the world a couple times over with rock 'n roll legends, Foreigner and Joe Walsh, penned #1 songs, helped build the careers of hit recording artists, licensed his original music to hit TV shows, been interviewed by CNN, Rolling Stone, Wired and Mix Magazines and The New York Times for his dedication to the use of cutting edge technologies to create and distribute music of the highest order. He owns and operates a full service Pro Tools HD recording studio in the heart of legendary Harlem, NYC. His group, Citizens Of Contrary Knowledge, have been voted Top 5 Artist of 2009 by Internet Radio Magazine. He offers his expertise in music production, songwriting, engineering and guitar playing to aspiring artists and professionals alike, seeking to enhance their musical projects. On this site he offers up a catalog of original music for music licensing in TV, film, commercial, corporate and video game applications.
His philosophy is simple: make the very best music you can in this world because music has the power to transcend all differences, be they political, racial, economic or religious, and touch that which ties us all together: our souls.
"Mark was instrumental early in my career as a producer and a co-writer. His guitar playing and songwriting is all over "Message for Albert", the first Five For Fighting record." - John Ondrasik (a.k.a. Five For Fighting)
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