Lance W Conrad has credits with artists spanning the world; from Bangladesh to Berlin, London to Rio, New York to Los Angeles. After graduating top of his class with a degree in music production, he worked as live sound FOH engineer and freelance recording engineer for 4 years before founding Humans Win Recording Studio in 2006. Lissie, DeVotchka, The Fray, Modest Mouse, Owl City, Dessa, Lizzo, Belle & Sebastian, The Jayhawks, HALEY, Step Rockets, Ike Reilly, Ravichandra Kulur and over 200 more graced Lance’s studio in Northeast Minneapolis. His productions have accumulated millions of plays on multiple radio and online streaming services.
As a two time Mark Award-nominated producer and music composer, his music has placed with Paramount Pictures, Netflix, ABC, CBS, NBC, HBO, MTV, VH1, E!, Nickelodeon, TLC and companies like Target, Nike, Miller Brewing, Volcom, Samsonite, Culvers, Michelob, Invisalign, and Jaguar. As an avid collaborator, he has co-written work with both independent and major label writers including Dan Richards and Liam Payne (One Direction), Jerry ‘Wonda’ Duplessis (Fugees, Melissa Etheridge), Lissie, Ashley DuBose (NBC’s The Voice), and Michael Shynes.
His reputation as one of Minneapolis's most referred event DJ's speaks for itself as he has played over 450 successful events. He's played at almost every prestigious venue around the Midwest and has worked for countless high profile clients. His work has contributed to the success of 2 of the most awarded agencies in Minnesota.
In the spring of 2016, shortly before Prince's tragic passing, he was honored with an offer to be house engineer at Paisley Park. Come 2018, he picked up and moved into a room at Black Label Music in downtown Minneapolis.