Justin Raisen

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Justin Raisen
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Background information
Birth nameJustin Louis Raisen
BornMiami, Florida, US
  • Producer
  • songwriter

Justin Louis Raisen is an American record producer, songwriter, audio engineer, mixing engineer, and multi-instrumentalist. His production, songwriting, and mixing credits include: Yves Tumor, David Bowie, Kim Gordon, Ariel Pink, Angel Olsen, Sky Ferreira, Sharon Van Etten, Charli XCX, Santigold, Lizzo, Joji, Lawrence Rothman, Marissa Nadler, Kills Birds, Empress Of, Miya Folick, Grace Ives, Sunflower Bean, Hazel English, Overcoats, L Devine, Kylie Minogue, Ghost, Viagra Boys, Theophilus London, Health, Ex Cops, Michael Stipe, Rain Phoenix and Billy Corgan.[1]

Life and career[edit]

Raisen, a native of Massapequa, New York, now resides in Los Angeles where he owns a recording studio.[2][3]


Raisen's credits indicate his frequent use of live musicians in his productions. His collaborators include Pino Paladino, Jim Keltner, Joey Warnoker, Carla Azar, Patty Schemel, Jenny Lee, Justin Meldal-Johnson, Gus Seyffert, Roger Manning Jr., Victor Indrizzo, Stella Mozgawa, Nick Zinner, Henry Schiff, Stewart Bronaugh, Joe Kennedy, Eva Gardner, Dennis Hamm, & Duff McKagan.[4][5][6][7][8]


After the Lizzo single "Truth Hurts" reached number one on the Billboard Hot 100 in 2019, Raisen, alongside his brother Jeremiah, accused Lizzo of plagiarizing a line from his song "Healthy" and asked to receive songwriting credits.[9] Instead, Lizzo filed a lawsuit in order to receive a declaratory judgment blocking the Raisens from receiving any songwriting credits.[3] The Raisens responded in February 2020 by filing a counterclaim, asking to receive royalties and songwriting credits for the song.[10]

Producer and songwriter discography[edit]


Song Title Artist Album Credits Label Collaborators
"Baby" Charli XCX Crash Producer, Mixer Asylum Records, Warner UK Charlotte Aitchison, Jeremiah Raisen


Song Title Artist Album Credits Label Collaborators
"Girls & Boys" Viagra Boys Welfare Jazz Producer, Mixer YEAR0001 Pelle Gunnerfeldt, Daniel Fagerström, Matt Sweeney, Patrik Berger, Jeremiah Raisen


Song Title Artist Album Credits Label Collaborators
"American Landfill" (feat. David Bowie) Kristeen Young The Turning: Kate's Diary (EP) Producer, Engineer KRO Records/Sony Kristeen Young, Tony Visconti
"Shaking" Hazel English "Wake Up!" Producer, Mixer, Engineer, Writer Polyvinyl Hazel English, Blake Stranathan
"Combat" Hazel English, Gianluca Buccellati
"Five and Dime" Hazel English, Jeremiah Raisen, John Newman
"Waiting" Hazel English
"Wake Up!"
"A Greater Love" Yves Tumor Heaven To a Tortured Mind Executive Producer, Producer, Engineer, Musician Warp Yves Tumor, Mahssa Taghinia, Yves Rothman
"Medicine Burns"
"Strawberry Privilege"
"Super Stars"
"Gospel For A New Century" Executive Producer, Producer, Engineer
"Identity Trade"
"Hasdallen Lights"
"Dream Palette"
"Folie Imposée"
"Asteroid Blues"
"Kerosene!" Yves Tumor, Mahssa Taghinia, Yves Rothman, Jeremiah Raisen
"YJSTS" Overcoats The Fight Producer, Engineer, Writer, Mixer Loma Vista Recordings Hana Elion, JJ Mitchell, Yves Rothman, Rob Cohen
"I'll Be There" Producer, Engineer, Writer
"Fire and Fury"
"The Fool"
"Apathetic Boys"
"Leave If You Wanna"
"Keep The Faith"
"The Fight"
"New Shoes"


Song Title Artist Album Credits Label Collaborators
"Live Forever" Nasty Cherry I'm With The Band: Nasty Cherry Netflix Soundtrack Producer, Writer VROOM VROOM
"Music With Your Dad" Gabriella Bechtel, Chloe Chaidez, Deborah Knox-Hewson, Georgia Somary, Blu DeTiger
"Cookie Butter" Kim Gordon No Home Record Mixer Matador Kim Gordon, Shawn Everett
"Paprika Pony" Producer, Writer, Mixer Kim Gordon, Jeremiah Raisen
"Sketch Artist" Kim Gordon
"Hungry Baby"
"Air Bnb"
"Get Your Life Back Yoga"
"12 Years Old" Producer, Mixer
"Wash" Liily Single Producer, Mixer Flush Records Liily
"Ow" Kills Birds Kills Birds Producer, Writer KRO Records Nina Ljeti, Jacob Loeb, Fielder Thomas, Bosh Rothman
"Worthy Girl" Producer
"Jesus Did"
"New Friend"
"Only Yellow"
"Tear Up"
"OK Hurricane"
"Win" Nasty Cherry Win Producer, Writer, Engineer VROOM VROOM Charli XCX, Gabby Bechtel, Chloe Chaidez, Georgia Somary, Debbie Knox-Hewson, Yves Rothman
"Poison" feat. John Cale Marissa Nadler "Poison" Producer, Engineer KRO Records Marissa Nadler, John Cale
"If We Make It Through The Summer"
"Time is The Killer" feat. Michael Stipe Rain Phoenix Time Gone Producer, Mixer KRO Records Rain Phoenix, Michael Stipe, Kirk Hellie
"King of The Dudes" Sunflower Bean King of The Dudes EP Producer, Writer, Engineer, Mixer Mom & Pop Sunflower Bean
"Come For Me"
"Fear City"
"The Big One"
"Malibu Barbie" Miya Folick Malibu Barbie Producer, Engineer, Writer Interscope Records
"Sanctuary" Joji Nectar Producer, Writer 88rising, 12Tone Music Joji, Luke Niccoli, Daniel Wilson


Song Title Artist Album Credits Label Collaborators
"Faith In Nothing Except Salvation" Yves Tumor Safe in the Hands of Love Producer, Engineer Warp Records Yves Tumor
"Economy of Freedom"
"Licking an Orchid (feat. James K) Yves Tumor, James K
"Lifetime" Yves Tumor
"Hope In Suffering" Yves Tumor, Oxhy, Puce Mary
"Recognizing the Enemy" Yves Tumor
"Let the Lioness in You Flow Freely"
"I Can't Listen to Gene Clark Anymore (with Sharon Van Etten)" Marissa Nadler For My Crimes Producer Sacred Bones Lawrence Rothman, Marissa Nadler, Sharon Van Etten
"Blue Vapor (with Kristin Kontrol)" Lawrence Rothman, Marissa Nadler, Kristin Kontrol, Patty Schemel
"For My Crimes (with Angel Olsen)" Lawrence Rothman, Marissa Nadler, Angel Olsen
"Peer Pressure" L Devine Peer Pressure Producer, Writer, Engineer, Musician Warner Bros Records UK Sad Pony, Yves Rothman, L Devine
"Thingamajig" Miya Folick Premonitions Producer, Writer, Engineer, Musician Interscope Records Yves Rothman, Luke Niccoli, Miya Folick
"Cost Your Love"
"Stock Image"
"Leave The Party"
"Stop Talking"
"Freak Out"
"Baby Girl"
"What We've Made"
"Decade" Lawrence Rothman Single Writer Downtown Records Lawrence Rothman
"Cruelty of Nature" Doe Paoro Soft Power Writer Anti- Doe Paoro
"Come For Me" Sunflower Bean Single Producer, Writer, Mixer Mom + Pop Sunflower Bean


Song Title Artist Album Credits Label Collaborators
"Fly On Your Wall" Angel Olsen Phases Producer, Engineer Jagjaguwar Angel Olsen
"Descend" Lawrence Rothman The Book of Law Executive Producer, Producer, Writer, Engineer, Musician Interscope Records Lawrence Rothman, Yves Rothman, Sad Pony
"Wolves Still Cry" Lawrence Rothman, Yves Rothman, Daniel Riordan, Johnnie Newman
"Shout" Lawrence Rothman, Yves Rothman, Johnnie Newman
"Stand By" Lawrence Rothman, Yves Rothman, Sad Pony, Johnnie Newman
"Jordan (feat. Kristin Kontrol)" Lawrence Rothman, Yves Rothman, Kristin Kontrol
"Geek" Lawrence Rothman, Yves Rothman
"Die Daily" Lawrence Rothman, Soko
"Walking My Tears Across Manhattan" Lawrence Rothman, Yves Rothman
"California Paranoia (feat. Angel Olsen)" Lawrence Rothman, Angel Olsen
"Ain't Afraid of Dying (feat. Marissa Nadler)" Lawrence Rothman, Marissa Nadler


Song Title Artist Album Credits Label Collaborators
"Murdered Out" Kim Gordon Murdered Out Producer, Writer, Engineer, Musician Matador Kim Gordon, Stella Mozgowa
"Intern" Angel Olsen My Woman Producer, Engineer, Musician Jagjaguwar Angel Olsen
"Never Be Mine"
"Shut Up Kiss Me" Producer, Engineer
"Give It Up"
"Not Gonna Kill You"
"Heart Shaped Face"
"Those Were the Days"
"Who I Thought You Were" Santigold 99¢ Producer, Writer, Engineer, Musician Atlantic Records Sad Pony, Santigold
"H" Lawrence Rothman Single Executive Producer, Producer, Engineer, Musician Downtown Records Sad Pony, Lawrence Rothman, Yves Rothman
"Designer Babies (feat. Kim Gordon)" Single Lawrence Rothman, Kim Gordon, Angel Olsen, Nick Zinner, Active Child


Song Title Artist Album Credits Label Collaborators
"Users" Lawrence Rothman Users Executive Producer, Producer, Writer, Engineer, Musician Downtown Records Lawrence Rothman, Yves Rothman
"Oz Vs. Eden"


Song Title Artist Album Credits Label Collaborators
"Picture Me Gone" Ariel Pink Pom Pom Writer 4AD Ariel Pink, Mary Raisen
"Sexual Athletics" Guitar, Optigan, Musician Ariel Pink, Shags Chamberlain, Kim Fowley
"Sucker" Charli XCX SUCKER Producer, Writer, Engineer, Musician Asylum Records UK Charli XCX, Sad Pony
"London Queen" Charli XCX, Sad Pony, Remi Nicole
"Hanging Around" Charli XCX, Sad Pony, Rivers Cuomo
"Glimpse" The Garden "Glimpse 7"" Producer, Engineer Big Love Records Ariel Pink, Raw Deal
"Crystal Clear"
"Open Abyss"
"Lana Del Rey" Jerry James Lana Del Rey Producer, Engineer Independent Ariel Pink, Raw Deal, Sad Pony


Song Title Artist Album Credits Label Collaborators
"Boys" Sky Ferreira Night Time, My Time Producer, Writer, Engineer, Musician Capitol Records Ariel Rechtshaid, Sky Ferreira
"Ain't Your Right" Ariel Rechtshaid, Jordan Benik, Sky Ferreira
"24 Hours" Ariel Rechtshaid, Sky Ferreira
"Nobody Asked If I Was Okay" Sky Ferreira
"I Blame Myself" Producer, Writer, Mixer, Engineer, Musician Dan Nigro, Sky Ferreira
"Omanko" Sky Ferreira
"You're Not The One" Producer, Writer, Engineer, Musician Ariel Rechtshaid, Dan Nigro, Sky Ferreira
"Heavy Metal Heart" Sky Ferreira
"I Will" Dan Nigro, Ariel Rechtshaid, Sky Ferreira
"Love In Stereo" Ariel Rechtshaid, Sad Pony, Dan Nigro, Sky Ferreira
"Night Time, My Time" Sky Ferreira
"I Can't Say No To Myself" Sky Ferreira Night Time, My Time B-Sides Producer, Writer, Engineer, Musician Capitol Records Jordan Benik, Sad Pony, Ariel Rechtshaid, Sky Ferreira
"My Molly" Sky Ferreira x Ariel Pink My Molly 2.0 Producer, Writer, Engineer, Musician Independent Ariel Pink, Raw Deal, Sky Ferreira
"Nuclear Seasons" Charli XCX True Romance Producer, Writer, Engineer, Musician IAMSOUND Records Ariel Rechtshaid, Charli XCX
"Take My Hand"
"Stay Away"
"Black Roses"
"How Can I"
"Lock You Up"


Song Title Artist Album Credits Label Collaborators
"Lost in My Bedroom" Sky Ferreira Ghost EP Producer, Writer, Musician Capitol Records Ariel Rechtshaid, Daniel Nigro, Sky Ferreira


Song Title Artist Album Credits Label Collaborators
"Why Even Try (feat. Sarah Quin)" Theophilus London Timez Are Weird These Days Writer/Musician Reprise Records Ariel Rechtshaid, Sara Quin, Theophilus London
"Strange Love" Lovers Holiday Writer Warner Bros Records Ariel Rechtshaid, Theophilus London


  1. ^ "Justin Raisen". Discogs. Retrieved April 10, 2020.
  2. ^ Pelly, Jenn. ""WTF Is Pop?": Justin Raisen on Producing the Future". Pitchfork. Retrieved March 24, 2020.
  3. ^ a b Gardner, Eriq. "Lizzo Faces Countersuit for Denying Songwriters a Share of "Truth Hurts"". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved March 24, 2020.
  4. ^ "LAWRENCE ROTHMAN ANNOUNCES DEBUT ALBUM + NEW VIDEO". Pressparty. Retrieved April 10, 2020.
  5. ^ "Video: Lawrence Rothman, 'H'". buzzbands.la. January 16, 2016. Retrieved April 10, 2020.
  6. ^ Yves Tumor (Ft. Diana Gordon) – Kerosene!, retrieved April 10, 2020
  7. ^ "Miya Folick - Premonitions". Discogs. Retrieved April 10, 2020.
  8. ^ Monroe, Jazz. "Lawrence Rothman Enlists Kim Gordon and Angel Olsen for New Song "Designer Babies"". Pitchfork. Retrieved April 10, 2020.
  9. ^ Beaumont-Thomas, Ben (October 15, 2019). "Lizzo hit by second plagiarism claim over No 1 hit Truth Hurts". The Guardian. Retrieved March 24, 2020.
  10. ^ Sisario, Ben (February 28, 2020). "Lizzo Sued Back by Songwriters Over 'Truth Hurts'". The New York Times. Retrieved March 24, 2020.