Midas King Records (Director)
Head of Production
Lyricist - Vocal producer
A&R Talent Scout
Studio & Live Engineer
Midas King Productions and its private recording studio was founded in February 2011 by seasoned Lyricist, vocal producer and talent scout Raymond Fry . We have evolved our production wing which has been in operation since 2011 working with independent Artists and Record labels Internationally. We can assist in songwriting or co-writing for and with Artists, as well as recording and developing their demos for commercial release. The studio is located just a few hundred metres north of Great Portland street Camden Town, London NW1.
We now have the ability to distribute music to over 150 platforms and are able to submit music to many thousands of iTunes & Spotify playlist curators who have millions of subscribers. We also submit to music bloggers, and radio stations worldwide. Our video department is headed by Keith Holmes. We also work with composers and artists internationally.
Director Ray Fry whose career in music spans over 5 decades is a former A&R for UK/Europe at Hook and Rhyme records Ltd (Now Street Royalty Music), Former Director & co-founder of Oracle records Ltd, former director & co-founder of Thirdeye music productions LLC at Stepping stone studio's LTD, and has worked internationally with artists signed to 'Play records located in Milan Italy and Oracle records Ltd located in London. Both Labels have now combined to be Play & Oracle records.
Ray has co-written songs internationally with many, composers, producers, and artists who have collectively worked with `Jeff Buckley`, `Marc Cohen`, `Ali Isabella`, `Avril Lavigne', `Lemar`, `Sir Cliff Richard`, `Red hot Chilli Peppers`, `Gabriella`, `Yoko Ono`, 'KT Tunstall`, `Soundgarden`, `Katy Melua`, `EMF, 'Mary J Blige', 'Bobby Brown', 'Teddy Pendergrass', 'Usher', 'Climi`, 'Manic Street Preachers`,`Al Green`, 'Hot Chip', `Bloodhound Gang`, `Stone temple pilots`, `JT Taylor (Kool & The Gang)`, `New Kids On The Block`, `,Janet Devlin`, 'Daria Stefan', `Kathleen Grace', 'Fiona Harber', `Mara Bossisio`, `David Ekerot`, `Sheaam Dean`, `Joshua Hayes`, `Amaryllis Santiago`,`Scotty James`, `Elizabeth McGovern`, 'Christina Parrie`, `, Rosanne Cash`, `Color Me Badd`, `Green Jelly`, `Helmet`, `Naughty By Nature`, `Freddie Bastone`, `Magnus Backlund`, 'Tears for Fears', and won GMA `N.2 Gospel Music Awards for Best Album, Best song, and Best Collaboration `Non solo gospel` (Platinum). Also with a previous production company Ray at `Thirdeye music productions` the musicals `Right here right now`, `White folks` staring`Juliet Roberts`, (Soul to soul), and `Inner city jam`staring `Sinitta`, as well as producing the band 'The Honeys', and Kelly Price' from the band Eternal. Rays collaborators 'Giampaolo Paquile' and 'Michele Garruti' have also produced jazz legends `Massimo Colombo`, `Peter Erskine`, `Darek Oles`, `Bob Mintzer`, `Michael Stever`, and Giampaolo trained under engineer producer `Tony Maserati`. Others have trained under or worked alongside or with such engineers and producers as `Reggie Lucas`, `Andy Wallace`, `Rob Stevens`, and 'Herb Middleton'.
Previous collaborations have been located within the `UK`, `USA`, 'Canada', `Sweden`, 'Netherlands,' `Italy`,`Russia`, 'Romania', `Sri Lanka`, and `Uganda`.
Rays songs have received airplay on Many radio stations such as 'Jazz Juice Radio', 'SSassy Radio', 'Yes FM 101.8', 'BBC Radio Solent', 'BBC Radio Kent', 'BBC Radio Berkshire', 'BBC Sussex', 'BBC Surrey', 'BBC Radio Oxford', as well as 'many radio stations in the US, Europe and Asia.
We are always on the lookout for new talented Artists who are passionate, determined, keenly focused, and are willing to work hard.
Contact us to discuss your project