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Max Schneider

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Max Schneider
Background information
Birth name Maxwell George Schneider
Born (1992-06-21) June 21, 1992 (age 23)
Manhattan, New York, United States
Occupation(s) Singer, actor, dancer, model
Instruments Ukulele
Years active 2008–present
Labels
Website maxschneider.com/

Maxwell George "Max" Schneider (born June 21, 1992),[1] known professionally in music as MAX,[2] is an American actor and singer. In 2015, he signed to DCD2.

Biography[edit]

Schneider was raised in Woodstock, New York. He began performing at age three and got his first agent at the age of 14.[3]

Career[edit]

Schneider was a swing understudy in the Broadway musical 13 covering 4 roles in 2008 and 2009, and modeled with Madonna for an international Dolce And Gabbana campaign.[4] He was the 2010 YoungArts Theater Winner.[citation needed]

In 2012, Schneider co-wrote the song "Show You How To Do" with Ben Charles for the Disney hit show Shake It Up.[citation needed] He portrayed Zander in the Nickelodeon TV series How to Rock. He also sold a song to the show called "Last 1 Standing", co-written by Matt Wong and Claire Demorest, which is featured in 2 episodes of the series.[5] Schneider also starred in the Nickelodeon original film Rags as Charlie Prince, the lead role in the film. In late 2012, Schneider placed another song with Cody Simpson for his album Paradise entitled "Standing in China". He released his first EP titled First Encounters in 2010. In 2012 he toured with Victoria Justice.[citation needed]

In 2015, Schneider released an album titled NWL, which was originally planned to be an EP titled The Nothing Without Love EP; the album was funded by donations through Kickstarter.[6] The first single off of the album, titled 'Nothing Without Love', was released on May 21, 2015, along with a music video for the song.[7] "Mug Shot" is his first single to be released under the name MAX. He has since gone by MAX musically because he "[wants the name] to be more of a vehicle for the music".[8] In October 2014, Schneider was featured in two tracks from Hoodie Allen's debut album, People Keep Talking.[9]

On February 19, 2015, it was announced that Schneider signed with and will be releasing new music under DCD2 Records. In April 2015, it was announced that Schneider is lead singer of a new soul group called Witchita, formed with Tim Armstrong. The band's first single, 'Mrs Magoo' was released via Hellcat Records on April 21st 2015.

Throughout June 2015, Schneider toured with Fall Out Boy, Wiz Khalifa, and Hoodie Allen on the Boys of Zummer Tour.[10]

Discography[edit]

Studio albums[edit]

  • Schneider Brother Covers (2013)
  • NWL (2015)

Extended plays[edit]

  • First Encounters (2010)
  • The Say MAX EP (2014)

Soundtrack albums[edit]

Singles[edit]

  • "Nothing Without Love" (2013)
  • "Mug Shot"(2014)
  • "Streets of Gold" (2014)
  • "Shot of Pure Gold" (2014)
  • "Gibberish" (feat. Hoodie Allen) (2015)

Filmography[edit]

Film
Year Film Role Notes
2013 The Last Keepers Lance Post-production
Television
Love and Mercy Van Dyke Parks Post-production
2009 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Justin McTeague "Lead" (season 10: episode 15)
2010 One Life to Live Main Dancer 2 episodes
2011 Worldwide Day of Play Himself TV special
TeenNick HALO Awards Himself Award show
2012 How to Rock Zander Robbins Main cast (25 episodes)
Rags Charlie Prince TV movie; Lead role
Figure It Out Himself Game show; Panelist (7 episodes)
Beauty & the Beast Jake Riley (Teen Pop Star) "Trapped" (season 1: episode 8)
2014 Crisis Ian Main cast
Love and Mercy Van Dyke Parks Post-production

References[edit]

  1. ^ Schneider, Max. ""The Supahkewl Song" (#SingYourTweets) – Max Schneider". YouTube.com/channel/UCdqol288ipgoYg_ddkxmbpA. MaxSchneiderExtra. Retrieved February 4, 2015. 
  2. ^ Schneider, Max. "MAX on Twitter: "@meganmusic99 wanted my music to be separated from my full name. It's still me & my name but wanted it to be more of a vehicle for the music "". Retrieved December 30, 2014. 
  3. ^ "Max Schneider View Bio". maxschneider.com. Retrieved February 15, 2012. 
  4. ^ "Meet the 17-Year-Old Boy Who Escorted Madonna's Cleavage Around Harlem for Dolce & Gabbana". nymag.com. NY MAG. Retrieved April 2, 2015. 
  5. ^ "Bio". MaxSchneider.com. Retrieved 21 June 2015. 
  6. ^ Schneider, Max. "Max Schneider - It's Possible (Kickstarter Song)". YouTube.com/MaxSchneider1. Max Schneider. Retrieved 21 February 2015. 
  7. ^ iPlus. "Max Schneider – Nothing Without Love – Single (2013) [iTunes Plus AAC M4A]". iPlusBuzz.com. iPlus Buzz. Retrieved 31 May 2015. 
  8. ^ Schneider, Max. "MAX on Twitter: "@meganmusic99 wanted my name to be..."". twitter.com/MaxGSchneider. Max Schneider. Retrieved December 30, 2014. wanted it to be more of a vehicle for the music 
  9. ^ Laurence, Emily. "Hoodie Allen brings the party with 'People Keep Talking'". Metro US. Retrieved October 11, 2014. 
  10. ^ "2015 Artist to Watch: MAX / Raury / Jacob Whitesides". HighlineBallroom.com. Highline Ballroom. Archived from the original on 20 June 2015. Retrieved 20 June 2015. 

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