Tyson Illingworth

Tyson Illingworth

Composer at TYDI
Los Angeles, United States

About me

In his 15 years as one of the leading artists in electronic music, Australian songwriter, composer, record producer and DJ tyDi, née Tyson Illingworth, has seen, heard and done it all.

Through his extensive discography that includes five full-length albums, countless singles and remixes, and numerous EPs across diverse genres, tyDi topped global charts, toured the world and made an indelible mark on the music world.

Since his time at Australia’s prestigious Queensland Conservatorium of Music, where he received a bachelor’s degree in music and music technology and subsequently “Young Outstanding Alumnus of the Year” for his contributions to the music industry, Illingworth has dreamed of branching out to multiple arenas of the music field.

Currently, he divides his time between a diverse range of projects spanning film score, musical composition for live choreographed shows and contemporary music that can be heard on the radio today.

www.tydicomposer.com

Positions

Songwriter, Composer, Producer
TYDI
United States
January 2004 - Present (17 years 8 months)
Through his extensive discography, which includes five full-length albums, countless singles and remixes, and numerous EPs across diverse genres on various labels from Republic to Armada, tyDi has topped global charts, toured the world and made an indelible mark on the music world. Last year, the prolific Australian producer/DJ made waves with his acclaimed collaboration with Grammy-winning composer Christopher Tin, resulting in the epic album Collide, ‘a masterful navigation of orchestral and electronic elements’ according to Dancing Astronaut. The album also received accolades in DJMag, The LA Times, as well as placement on Friday Cratediggers and New Music Friday USA Spotify playlists, and hit both the Billboard dance and classical charts. tyDi has also collaborated with the Grammy-nominated singer JES, trance music legend Andy Moor, producer Matt Fax and many more.

A blissful balm of a song, tyDi’s recent single ‘It Will Be Okay’ has been called ‘a progressive trance anthem for the ages’ by Dancing Astronaut. The song received a significant 2K pre-saves on Spotify, as well as airplay on SiriusXM BPM, iHeartRadio Evolution, Nexus Radio and Dance Factory Chicago. ‘Sunrise’, a song from his chill side project Wish I Was, was added to SiriusXM Chill and hit #1 on blog aggregator Submithub’s electronic chart.

tyDi has also contributed his own reimagined arrangements of some Disney most beloved anthems for the current 'Disney on Ice' world tour. He has also composed commercial music for Stella Artois, Quickbooks (their 2019 Oscars ad) and Swarovski TV ads. He’s composed music for an acclaimed PSA campaign for The Make-A-Wish Foundation. For his film/TV/ad work, tyDi is represented by Fortress Talent Management.

tyDi has 1 million aggregate social followers, over 25 million Spotify streams and over a 1 million YouTube views. He is also an expert at engaging his fanbase on his socials, garnering huge responses to his posts and promotions, with thousands of likes/comments/shares. A remix contest run in conjunction with Splice.com was incredibly successful with 7,100 plays of the track, 1,600 downloads of the stems, and 137 total submissions.

On Wish I Was (tyDi's side project):

Hitting the electronic music scene only a few years ago with the melancholic underground hit 'Cutting Ties' (over 2 million streams), tyDi's side project Wish I Was has since released 2 densely evocative, yet supremely danceable albums, garnering major support from tastemaker outlets like Sirius XM Chill and Mr. Suicide Sheep on the way. Wish I Was is one of the most played artists on SiriusXM Chill radio, with three songs hitting #1 in research there. The two most recent Wish I Was single also hit #1 on the electronic chart on the blog aggregator Submithub. For fans of: Maya Jane Coles, Zhu, Nora En Pure, Hayden James, Elderbrook, Lane 8, Moon Boots.

More information on tyDi, please contact info@bampiremusic.com
Composer
SWAROVSKI ELLE
United States
January 2018 - December 2018 (11 months)
In this original musical composition tyDi brings a touch of mystery, class and family warmth to a holiday themed ad for Swarovski and Elle, again showing his diversity as a composer.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C83bdA00BvU
Music Team
Disney on Ice/FELD Entertainment
United States
January 2018 - December 2018 (11 months)
tyDi re-imagined multiple classic Disney songs for the latest 2018 incarnation of the world famous ‘Disney on Ice’ show. A unique experience that tapped into Illingworth's strengths as both a producer and a composer, he was asked to re-create completely new versions of the songs and meld them to suit the choreography as it was being finessed on the ice. Recording live players, vocalists and re-arranging the songs, tyDi added his staple sound and production style to music that will now tour the world to stadiums of Disney fans.
Composer
STELLA ARTIOS
United States
January 2018 - December 2018 (11 months)
tyDi wrote, composed (with jazz violinist Gabriel Majou), recorded, engineered and produced original music for a brand collaboration between Stella Artois and Harper’s Bazaar.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o3iDtNWDBZU

Education

Bachelor of Music Technology

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