태국을 대표하는 테크노 프로듀서 이자 디제이인 Jay Montonn Jira는
미국에서 작곡과 전자음악을 공부하고 사운드 디자이너로 음악과 영화 관련분야에서
광범위한 활동을 하고있는 음악인이다.
2007년, Neptunes 가 프로듀싱한 Kenna의 음악감독겸 프로그래머를 시작으로
Justin Timberlake, Nelly Furtado, Dave Gahan of Depeche Mode 그리고
월드투어를 했으며 전세계에서 가장 큰 공연 이벤트인 Live Earth에서 성공적인 공연을 한바있다.
방콕에 있는 레이블 Smallroom에서 발표한 그의 곡들은
Pheek (Archipel, Alphahouse) [A]ppendics Shuffle (City Slang, Mute)
and Violett (Einmaleins, Lo Mid High, Ilian, Tape Telegraph, Igloo)
등의 유명 아티스트들에 의해 리믹스 되었으며 현재는 그의 레이블 Samutprakarn Sound 를 운영하며 작품활동을 하고 있다.
Montonn (Jay) Jira : is best known for his multi-genre crossing productions and forward thinking performances. Having studied music composition and electronic music production abroad, he has since expanded his knowledge into sound design for music and film, and has returned to Thailand as "The Techno Producer" to watch out for.
Hailing from a rock solid production background, Montonn has been making a name for himself in both local and international music circles. 2007 saw him sign up as the musical director and programmer for the Neptunes' produced Kenna. This allowed him the opportunity to tour the world with the likes of Justin Timberlake, Nelly Furtado, Dave Gahan of Depeche Mode, and Fischerspooner, not to mention, perform at one of the largest concert events of all time, Live Earth.
His roles as producer, arranger, engineer, musician, and DJ have gained him all-round respect from critics worldwide. After some notable remixes for local artists Modern Dog, Siam Secret Service, Penguin Villa, and The Crub, Montonn has been releasing his own electronic infused tracks on the Bangkok label Smallroom. His work has also recently been remixed by the likes of Pheek (Archipel, Alphahouse) [A]ppendics Shuffle (City Slang, Mute) and Violett (Einmaleins, Lo Mid High, Ilian, Tape Telegraph, Igloo). His release on MONSTERecs (titled Samutprakarn Sound Remixes EP 1) has led to the creation of his own Samutprakarn Sound imprint, which will be home to all of his future releases.
Montonn continues to surprise audiences and create with a passion for his craft. Whether it be bringing new sounds to the dance floors, or well crafted pop songs to peoples living rooms, making the "Samutprakarn Sound" heard is what Montonn Jira lives for.