J Bonilla is the Co-Founder and Creative Director of award-winning, Los Angeles and London music production and sonic branding company, The Elements Music.
J began his career engineering, programming, remixing, and producing records for some of the world’s biggest artists; Taylor Swift, Black Eyed Peas, Maroon 5, Keith Urban, and Christina Aguilera. His cofounding partner, Ian Dalsemer. also began his music career in the studio, engineering for some of the industry’s top artists (Beyonce, Elton John, Wu-Tang Clan, Dr. Dre). Together, the duo pivoted to music for picture, and set out to create a music company that would be regarded as best-in-class at creating authentic 'mini-records'.
Over a decade later, The Elements has a roster of hundreds of the best independent artists and composers from around the globe, a robust production team in their Los Angeles and London offices, and a body of work that includes brands such as Nike, Samsung, BMW, Google, NBA, Porsche, Dyson, and Uber to name a few - as well as working directly with leading TV networks, video game companies, and production companies.
“It’s unreal that I get to wake up every day and create music with insanely talented artists and composers, work with teammates that I love and respect, and continue to build a company that I’m wildly passionate about!”
J is based in Los Angeles and lives with his wife Jackie, children Cameron and Chloe, and little dog Bruno.