L Y M /\ R X
Producer. GUITARIST. SONGWRITER. Performer.
Ily Mark a.k.a. L Y M /\ R X is a well rounded multi-instrumentalist, singer-songwriter, sound designer, engineer and an international music producer. He works as a creative director for design, marketing, branding and music for over a decade. He finished a degree in Industrial Design at the University of Santo Tomas, Philippines and finished a Masters Certificate in Electronic Music Production and Sound Design at the Berklee College of Music. He writes songs, records, engineers, produces & performs for artists like ENCS Music (Singapore), Sunerian(Singapore), Every Nation Music(Nashville), Ily Mark(Singapore), Ily & Sol(Singapore), Ily Matthew(Philippines, Sabu(Philippines), Blackboard(Singapore), F.O.T.H.(Singapore) and Lauchy Hansen(Brisbane). He specialises from conceptualisation to production inside the studio to performing live on stage.
He grew up within a musical family where his siblings are artists and part of a renowned group called the “Philippine Madrigal Singers” while his aunties and uncles are professional singers, music directors and arrangers. He started playing different kinds of instruments at a young age, from the piano to guitars, to bass and drums. He also joined a group called the Manila Chamber Singers (2002-2007) where they toured around Europe(Italy, Germany, Czech Republic, Austria) and Asia(China & Philippines) to compete, perform and won prestigious awards. He recently just performed at the National Stadium of Singapore where 51,000 people attended last July 2015. Along with that where one of the albums that he produced topped (#1) the charts in Apple music and iTunes Singapore last November of 2015.
Ever year he does workshops in electric guitars, band dynamics, music technology, producing/song-writing. Right now, he is currently working on multiple projects, co-writing and producing with artist V.Spell in Guam, producing EP’s for artists "Sabu" in Manila and he is about to release his original new "fusiontronica" EP this 2019-2020.