As BENEE’s producer and main writing collaborator, Josh Fountain has become one of the most in-demand writer/producers in music down under.
Powered by the worldwide lockdown jam “Supalonely” (a platinum seller in the US and in many other countries around the globe), Josh and Stella Bennett have racked up over 1 billion BENEE Spotify streams.
Their second hit “Glitter”, co-written with Djeisan Suskov, picked up the prestigious APRA Silver Scroll award in 2020.
Josh himself has taken home the Tui Award for NZ Producer of the Year in both 2019 and 2020.
His recent projects include co-writing and producing Ladyhawke’s latest single “Think About You” and tracks from her forthcoming album.
In 2020, Josh produced the breakthrough single “Summer Party” for Universal Music China artist, Sunnee. With 21 million followers on Weibo, Sunnee’s debut album was the 8th biggest selling album in China in 2020.
He has also worked with rising artists including SHAED, Corook, Gracey, Ruel and Kian.
After taking over Joel Little’s Auckland recording studio, Golden Age, Josh steadily developed a reputation for creating everything from tasteful electronic r’n’b flavoured pop to inventive hip-hop beats and more, working with New Zealand artists including TEEKS, Paige, Foley, Matthew Young, Abby Wolfe, Randa and MAALA.
Josh also writes, records and performs in his sun-drenched studio rat side project LEISURE.
He is published by Universal Music.