About Craig

Craig Porteils is a multi-platinum, award winning, international Music Producer and Mixer residing in Sydney Australia. He started his career in the recording capital, Los Angeles in 1989 where he learnt his craft that led to him recording some of the biggest names in the music business. Craig is also a successful composer having penned the hit song for Greek Eurovision entrant Sakis Rouvas.

Also an established Sound Designer / Broadcast Mixer and Commercial Composer having worked with many established big-brand commercial clients.

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Music Production

Craig started his career in Los Angeles in 1989 where he was privileged to have recorded top international artists such as…

Guns n Roses, Knockin on Heavens Door,  Billy Idol Rock the Cradle of Love, Cher If I Could Turn Back Time,  Fleetwood Mac Behind the mask,  Terence Trent Darby’s critically acclaimed album, Symphony or Damned, Rod Stewart Rhythm of my heart,  Ozzy Ozbourne  No more tearsRitchie Sambora One light burning,  Vonda ShepardLos LobotomysRahsaan PattersonTevin Campbell, Ce Ce Peniston,  Al B SureHall and Oates and recorded film scores such as Parenthood, with director Ron Howard,  Johnny Handsome (Composed by Ry Cooder and Jim Keltner) Frankie and Johnny with Al Pachino  Cry baby starring Johnny Depp and Devine and  directed by the eccentric John Waters.

Craig returned to Australia in 1996 to produce such acts as…

Adam Brand (2 albums)  Diesel (2 albums)  The Dead Daisies – band members include Dizzy Reed (Guns N Roses) Richard Fortus (Guns N Roses)  and Marco Mendoza (Thin Lizzy),  Demolition Diva, Shannon NollGuy Sebastian,  Scandalus,  ShortstackThe PotbelleezBaylouJay HoadDarren HayesMiami HorrorJuke Cartel, Melinda SchneiderDiva DemolitionUltimoDeni HinesJoel Turner.

In 2009 Craig composed a song for Greek superstar Sakis Rouvos for The Eurovision Song Contest. The song came 7th in the contest and was a hit throughout Europe.

Music Production

Craig started his career in Los Angeles in 1989 where he was privileged to have recorded top international artists such as…

Guns n Roses, Knockin on Heavens Door,  Billy Idol Rock the Cradle of Love, Cher If I Could Turn Back Time,  Fleetwood Mac Behind the mask,  Terence Trent Darby’s critically acclaimed album, Symphony or Damned, Rod Stewart Rhythm of my heart,  Ozzy Ozbourne  No more tearsRitchie Sambora One light burning,  Vonda ShepardLos LobotomysRahsaan PattersonTevin Campbell, Ce Ce Peniston,  Al B SureHall and Oates and recorded film scores such as Parenthood, with director Ron Howard,  Johnny Handsome (Composed by Ry Cooder and Jim Keltner) Frankie and Johnny with Al Pachino  Cry baby starring Johnny Depp and Devine and  directed by the eccentric John Waters.

Craig returned to Australia in 1996 to produce such acts as…

Adam Brand (2 albums)  Diesel (2 albums)  The Dead Daisies – band members include Dizzy Reed (Guns N Roses) Richard Fortus (Guns N Roses)  and Marco Mendoza (Thin Lizzy),  Demolition Diva, Shannon NollGuy Sebastian,  Scandalus,  ShortstackThe PotbelleezBaylouJay HoadDarren HayesMiami HorrorJuke Cartel, Melinda SchneiderDiva DemolitionUltimoDeni HinesJoel Turner.

In 2009 Craig composed a song for Greek superstar Sakis Rouvos for The Eurovision Song Contest. The song came 7th in the contest and was a hit throughout Europe.

Commercial Composer
& Sound Designer

Craig is a multi-skilled Sound Designer and commercial composer working from his own studio, eargasm, located in Kings Cross Sydney, Australia.
His previous freelance studio experience includes leading Audio Design Companies such as Song Zu Sydney, Song Zu Singapore, Sonar Music, Noise International, Network Ten Post Production, ABC TV Sydney.unch as an inspirational music piece for future customer service.

For 7 years straight Craig composed the theme song for the Optus franchisees convention. Each year was a different theme and the song was specifically composed to the brief presented. Recently Craig composed a Song for Telstra 2016 employee launch as an inspirational music piece for future customer service.

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Music Production & Audio Engineering Tutoring

Craig offers personal or group music production and audio engineer classes. With his wealth of knowledge gathered around the world recording major international artists, he is excited to share his skills and tricks with young, up and coming future music professionals.

Whether your dream is to record, create, produce, edit, mix or master, his courses will give you an in-depth understanding of the operational, technical and theoretical aspects of the audio industry, with a focus on studio recording and production, and / or sound design.

You will gain valuable knowledge and skills that will help open doors to employment opportunities in the Music and Audio business.

Craig offers personal or group music production and audio engineering  classes.