Adam Berg


Adam Berg is a rising force in todays music industry. Having best been known as part of the accomplished LA based production team, The Decoders, Adam’s personal music encompasses many genres and often strives to fuse the organic nature of human musicianship with the modern electronic aspects of todays most current sounds. Adam has a special ability to sit down with an artist and help them discover/harness their emotions through the development of their songs and lyrics.
Here are a few of Adam’s favorite genres to work in: retro re-works, current jazz, pop, chillstep, future soul, r&b, hip hop, dance, rock, alternative.

Produced with - Emma Sameth (Trap Nation)
Liza Colby (The Gold Setting)
Crystal Yi (K-Pop Star 5)
Redd Carter (American Idol), Joshua Ledet (American Idol), Will Champlin (The Voice), Vino Alan (X-Factor), Coco Owino (Quadron), Van Hunt (2008 Grammy Winner Best male R&B), Daniel Marley, Alice Russel, Noelle Scaggs (Fitz and The Tantrums), Sy Smith, Booker T., Joe Perry (Aerosmith), Gregg Allman, Shujaat Khan, Kimbra, Trombone Shorty, Richard Rudolph, Andrea Trianna, Max Weinberg (Bruce Springsteen), Mindi Abair, Gamelan Cudamani, Keb Mo, Melody Thornton (Pussycat Dolls), Alex Isley, The Dirty Projectors, Sunset Harbinger, DNTST, Meiko
Studio Clients - Florence (Florence and the Machine), Cee Lo, Aloe Blacc, John Hill, Kelly Rowland, Jason Derulo, Selah Sue, Iyaz, Rhye, Larry Klein, Holly Cook, Capitol Cities, Jason Mraz, Bilal, EMI, Universal Music Group, Atlantic Music, Warner/island/defjam, Stonesthrow
Awards/Acheivements - 2008 Grammy List - Best Traditional World Music Album - Shujaat Khan 2009 Grammy List - Best Traditional World Music Album - Shujaat Khan 2009 MTV Breakthrough Performer of the Year - UNI (engineered by adam at Manifest)
2012 iTunes #9 - Alternative - Vino Alan ‘It’s My Summer'
2014 Billboard #1 Jazz - Mindi Abair ‘Wild Heart’ 2014 Billboard #1 Contemporary Jazz - Mindi Abair ‘Wild Heart’ 2014 Grammy Nomination - Mindi Abair ‘Wild Heart’ - Best Contemporary Instrumental 2014 iTunes #1 - Jazz - Mindi Abair ‘Wild Heart’ 2014 iTunes #14 - Alternative - Will Champlin 'Borrowing Trouble’
Previously- 2005-2006 Westlake Recording Studios Hollywood 2006-2007 engineer/assistant composer on ‘Without A Trace’ CBS 2007-2008 Programmer/assistant composer to Paul Haslinger (Shoot Em Up, Prom Night)
2009-now Owner of Manifest Music, Santa Monica


  • The Gold Setting Releases "Video Star"

    The Gold Setting Releases "Video Star"

    16th March 2017

    In anticipation of their debut EP on April 7th, The Gold Setting have shared their second 60s’ influenced pop track fromVolume and Tone. Titled “Video Star,” the groovy anthem is driven by lots of hand claps, sunny guitar riffs and an...

  • The Gold Setting Announce Debut EP

    The Gold Setting Announce Debut EP

    27th January 2017

    The powerhouse voice of The Gold Setting is LIZA COLBY. Channeling sensual 1960's soul, 1990s R&B, and the swagger of Tina Turner, The Gold Setting boasts a fluid cast of all-stars including multi-instrumentalist/composer/arranger Todd...

  • Adam Berg Produces Emma Sameth’s “2am”

    Adam Berg Produces Emma Sameth’s “2am”

    5th January 2017

    Adam Berg draws 2016 to a close with the stand-out track “2am,” produced with DNTST. The ambient single created for LA-based artist Emma Sameth has generated major buzz over the last two weeks – including an exclusive premiere from...