The Weekend Life
Peter Monk was born and raised in Brooklyn, NY. And having a vast selection of musical influences from the church he played organ in as a teenager to Led Zepplin, Monk began engineering and recording rock bands at the age of 16 yeas old as He honed his skills and a few years later got a great reputation from the big labels as one of the go-to-guys to mix records. He naturally progressed his musicality to where he really shines, which is writing and producing. He got his first major label album deal on Virgin Records at 21 years years old. He has written and produced many many Top 40 hits including ‘House Is Not A Home’ by Deborah Cox and ‘One Good Reason’ by Nicole McCloud. His talents gained him recognition that led to an international publishing deal with Warner Chappell, Germany. Whether it’s recording vocals, mixing a record, writing a melody, or making that energy infused chorus, Peter Monk is a perfectionist. His writing and production credits include: EMI Music, BMG Music, Virgin Music, Universal Music, Popular Music Co, Indisc France, ZYX Music, Select Music, Sony Music, Robbins Entertainment, Ultra Records, Strictly Music, Nervous Music, and others..
Peter Monk’s mission is to write and produce hit records whether he’s behind the scenes, or featuring up and coming artists on his own ‘Peter Monk featuring’ records. He is the CEO of his own writing and production company, MinkerMonk Music, which was formed in 2011.
With a wealth of knowledge and experience, Monk is on a fast and steady track to greatness. He is destined to achieve his goals via his talent, strategy, and insatiable drive to be on top. ‘I want to be a Top 10 producer.. More importantly, I want to be known as a great songwriter’ said this classically trained pianist. Animated and charismatic, Monk takes pride in his ability to float from genre to genre