Music Producer Appietus Deserves The Maximum Panegyrics!

Appiah Dankwah- Appietus

Beats are melodies, and melodies are similarly beats. Without the blend of the two, music would have been unfilled and boring. We as a whole tune in to good tunes and dance to the tunes, as well as the beats that goes with it. Interestingly, we just enjoy the melodies without recognizing the men behind the beats.

All over the world, beat creators assumes a significant role in the production of music. All things considered, one of these folks is Appiah Dankwah, prominently known as Appietus. The 43 year-old Ghanaian music maker and sound engineer has for several years produced essentially all the great tunes in Ghana from the year 1995.

Under his Creative Records label, and with such a specialty carved for himself, he produced tunes for practically the very best artists in the country with the most unmistakable one being Daddy Lumba (one of Ghana’s celebrated music icons).

Others are: Sarkodie, Castro, Obrafour, Samini, 4×4, 5Five, Kojo Antwi, Kwabena Kwabena, Ofori Amponsah, Wutah, Praye, K.K Fosu, Rex Omar, Okyeame Kwame, Lucky Mensah, George Darko, Ebo, Sidney, Kofi Nti, Bradez, Becca, Kwaade3, Kwaw Kese, D2, Rana, Nana Acheampong, Kofi Nti, Don Itchi, Josh Laryea and so on

At a point, he produced a delightful compilation called – The Appietus Compilation. This arrangement was a blend of Ghana’s best music stars on one platform doing their thing.

Busy in the studios

The essence of the compilation was for him to assemble tunes that will leave unlimited rhythms in the brains of music lovers even after numerous years. He has within a time of seven years (2008–2015) released three compilation: The Revolution, Tip of the Iceberg, and Appietus Compilation Volume 3 (Azonto Fiesta).

The name Appietus acquired conspicuousness from his signature “Appietus in the Mix”. It was therefore coined from the saying “Appiahs’ Tools”. He has been the winner of six music industry awards from the beginning of his career. His unmistakable tune has made heaps of features even up until this date, in spite of the fact that he no more releases loads of tunes like previously.

He has produced music Genres like- – Afro-pop, hi-life, reggae, gospel, dance hall, African traditional, hiplife, and azonto. Appietus who is additionally a performer and partly an actor, has been in the music industry for many years and has been venerated as a standout amongst other music makers.

Because of his credibility in the showbizness, Appietus been privileged to be a judge of several music and talent shows in the country. He has had the chance to be on the board for the Vodafone Icons in 2012 and 2013. He mentored the group that won the 2012 Vodafone Icons and from which a famous and original musician Wiyaala came from.

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In 2014, Appietus teamed up with COPILOT Music and Sound on a cover of Carlinhos Brown’s “Maria Caipirnha (Samba da Bahia)”. The arrangement represented the musical instrumentation and styles of Ghana for Visa’s “Samba of the World”, a digital campaign for the 2014 FIFA World Cup.

He has additionally stood out by presenting an unscripted TV drama ”Appietus Idolz”, that tried to chase music talents and has also supported and sustained numerous other talents differently.

Appietus has passed through the hands of a few studios prior to building up himself as truly outstanding in Ghana. He developed his skill and improved his sound engineering characteristics from Fredima Studios in Accra. He later moved to Kay’s Frequency where he further improved his production aptitudes in the year 1998.

‘In the Mix’ also worked at Kampsite Studios in the year 2003 subsequent to moving on from Kay’s Frequency. He at long last settled his own studio (Creative Studioz) in the year 2006. Creative Studioz began as an organization among Amandzeba and Appietus till the agreement lapsed when Appietus took over as CEO till date.

Appietus has won endless number of awards since 2005, which includes: Best Music Producer and Sound Engineer, Sun Shine Music Awards in 2010 as the Best Sound Engineer.

At the UK Ghana Music Awards in 2008, he won the Best Sound Engineer in 2008. His ‘clean’ and excellent works has also driven him to represent his country in international projects including WOMEX 2013 in Wales, UK, and Worldtronics in Berlin, Germany, 2012.

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