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Reinier Blommaert has over 25 years of experience in the music industry. Started playing bass guitar at the age of 9, experimenting with computers and 4-track recorders while adding electric guitar and piano to his skill sets.
Studied and graduated in Music Technology from the Hogeschool voor de Kunsten Utrecht, followed by an additional Master of Arts degree through the university of Portsmouth (UK).
Started working as a post-production sound engineer at Cinemeta Studios, working for international clients like Walt Disney, Dreamworks, Dolby and advertisement agencies.
Switched to Cruise Control recording studios to work fulltime on recording, editing and mixing music, for international clients like D-12 (Eminem), Ladysmith Black Mambazo (Paul Simon) and No Angels.
In the meantime, Controverse Music was founded, specialising in music composition & production, live performances, show production, musical direction and sound engineering. This year celebrating its 10th anniversary.
Recent clients include: Excelsior Recordings, Habbekrats Reclame, BNN, TROI Studio, Quantizers Industry (FR), Shablo (IT), Gue Pequeno (IT), Fritz Da Cat & Noyz Narcos (IT), Top Notch/Universal Music, The Flexican, Radio 1, Early Risers Media Group (Vietnam), Soulidarity Entertainment, AHK, STATE Magazine, Aziz Bekkaoui, Stichting Nowhere, Amarantis Onderwijsgroep, IS Music, Artist Capitol, Busby Company.