Jon Chua JX is a member and co-founder of The Sam Willows, arguably the most successful English music act in Singapore. He has been nominated thrice for the MTV EMA for 'Best Southeast Asian Act' and won several music awards in Singapore and around the region.
Jon opened Zendyll Studios in 2016. His knowledge of music and businesses drove him to combine his love for sound design and entrepreneurship. The studio has since worked with top acts in Singapore, along with commercial brands such as Golden Village Cinemas, DBS, Changi Airport and Adidas.
In 2018, Jon launched Zendyll Records. The company aims for artistes, producers and songwriters to build a new culture for effective collaboration. The label focuses heavily on Artist & Repertoire (A&R) development, music publishing, music production, songwriting, as well as branding and marketing. To build up a collective of top producers, songwriters and Artist that would have a place in the global music eco-system.
As General Manager, Vernon is responsible for the overall leadership of Zendyll’s Studio and Records arms.
Vernon has over 7 years of holistic marketing, digital and strategic experience build with his work with creative, integrated and digital agencies across Singapore, and helped brands like Dell, Starbucks and Pringles build foundations and success within integrated regional marketing initiatives
HEAD OF MUSIC PRODUCTION
Claire Chew is a Singaporean musician, producer and member / co-founder of NEKO Highway 貓速公路 － A mandarin-pop original band.
The band currently has 2 singles, which she co-wrote and produced. Their 1st single had a huge listening and made it to the Top 20 on the Global Chinese Golden Charts for nine consecutive weeks. Recently, they have released their 2nd single and it has since made its way along airwaves across radio stations in Singapore, Malaysia, Taiwan and China. The band also performed at prestigious events including Esplanade’s Huayi Festival and in::music.
In a span of 2 years, Claire has completed several sound engineering projects for various artistes such as The Sam Willows and Shigga Shay. She also composed and designed sounds for notable brands such as Golden Village Cinemas, Facebook, Adidas and eBay SG.
Affiliated to the local metal, hardcore, indie and dance music scenes, Damian Steven has over 17 years of experience and connections to the culture. He is well versed in music marketing and public relations.
He comes from a concert promotion background where he worked with the likes of Metallica, Bring Me The Horizon and tour managed Kodaline and Russell Peters in Hong Kong with LAMC Productions.
Prior to working with Zendyll Records, he worked for Phish Communications, a PR firm that specialised in the arts. With these niche traits, Damian has conducted successful music release campaigns and events for Zendyll Records. He understands how to sell art to the masses.
BRANDING / PUBLICITY
Amelia specializes in Music Marketing & Communications. With more than 4 years of experience working in various music companies, she's currently an Artiste Manager with a focus on artiste branding and digital marketing.
With a background in aviation operations, Amelia co-founded The Gig People in 2016 as a passion project focused on supporting and cultivating the audience for Singapore-made music. Serving as a Lead Project Manager, she has gone on to helm launch shows for artistes like LEW and Daniel Sid and is passionate about working with emerging talents to kickstart their careers. To date, she has worked with the likes of Stephycube, KEAT and Marcus Lee amongst others.
LUKE NICHOLAS FOO
Since 2012, Luke has taken on multiple roles in the music industry. Though specializing in recording, mixing and mastering, he also has sessioned and produced for several studio projects.
Some of the notable local music acts include, Linying (COMPASS Awards Top English Pop Song 2019), THELIONCITYBOY (>3 Million Streams, Spotify, NDP Theme Song 2018), Benjamin Kheng (The Sam Willows) and Aisyah Aziz (Anugerah Planet Muzik Winner). Luke not only has experience in the studio environment, but in the field of live productions as well. Luke has done backline for major productions such as One Direction, Michael Bolton, Lily Allen and Explosions in the Sky.