Nathaniel Motte

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Nathaniel Motte
Birth name Nathaniel Warren Seth Motte
Born (1984-01-13) January 13, 1984 (age 30)
Lincoln, Nebraska, United States
Origin Boulder, Colorado, United States
Genres Electropop, dance-pop, crunkcore, electronic rock
Occupations singer, producer
Years active 2004–present
Labels Photo Finish
Fake Four Inc.
Associated acts 3OH!3, Awol One

Nathaniel Warren Seth Motte (born January 13, 1984) is an American singer, producer and film composer[1] from Boulder, Colorado.[2] He is a member of the electronic pop duo 3OH!3 with Sean Foreman.


Nathaniel Motte attended Foothills Elementary, Casey Middle School, Boulder High School, and the University of Colorado at Boulder. He graduated with a major in Environmental, Population, and Organismal Biology in 2006. Motte was accepted to medical school at the University of Colorado in Denver in 2007.[2][3]

Nathaniel Motte took piano lessons at a young age, and began to play guitar at home with his brother and father. He began to DJ at the age of 18, playing in local bars and clubs in Boulder. He began producing music shortly thereafter, using programs like Acid and Reason to make songs at home while he was attending the University of Colorado. He now uses primarily Apple’s Logic as his production program, although he continues to work in other programs.[citation needed]

Nathaniel Motte co-writes and produces all of 3OH!3’s music, employing both analog technologies and virtual production tools. He musically directs 3OH!3’s live show. He has also worked with other artists such as Active Child, The Chain Gang of 1974 in that realm. He has written and produced songs for Shape Shifters and Jeffree Star. He co-produced and co-wrote the song "Hey" for Lil Jon in 2009.[citation needed] He released a collaborative album The Child Star with Awol One on Fake Four Inc. in 2011.[4] He co-wrote and co-produced the song "Love Somebody" for Maroon 5 in 2012.



Awol One & Nathaniel Motte[edit]

  • The Child Star (2011)

As a songwriter and producer[edit]

Year Song Artist Album
2009 "Bitch, Please!" Jeffree Star Beauty Killer
"Fresh Meat"
"God Hates Your Outfit"
2012 "Dancing to the Same Song" Elen Levon Non-album single
2013 "Love Somebody" Maroon 5 Overexposed
2014 "Puppet" Karmin Pulses


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