Vladi Vargas

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Vladi Vargas
Origin Västerås, Sweden
Genres Hip Hop, R&B, Reggae
Occupation(s) Music Producer, Sound engineer, Songwriter
Years active 1986-present
Associated acts Bombay Vikings, Buju Banton, Embee, Junior Kelly, Lady Saw, Looptroop Rockers, Måns Zelmerlöw, Promoe
Website www.vladivargas.com

Vladi Vargas (born August 11, 1971) is a music producer and sound engineer in Västerås, Sweden.[1] [2] Starting out as a Dj, he was one of the pioneers in the Hip Hop culture in Sweden. During the 1980s he participated in several national DJ competitions and rap battles. Later in the 1990s, Vladi Vargas began to produce music and worked more in recording studios.

Today, Vladi Vargas is linked to Soundism where he has been involved in a long list of Hip Hop and Reggae music productions. As a sound engineer, his mixing or mastering includes e.g.:

  • Promoe's "White Man's Burden" and "Long Distance Runner" hip hop albums.[3]
  • Junior Kelly's "Rasta Should Be Deeper" reggae hit song.[4]
  • Embee featuring José Gonsalez "Send Someone Away" hip hop ethno cross over single.[5]
  • Måns Zelmerlöw "The Prayer" pop song.[6][7]


  1. ^ "Vladi Vargas profile on Facebook". Facebook. Retrieved 2016-06-05. 
  2. ^ "Vladi Vargas sound engineer and music producer - Soundism". Soundism. Retrieved 2016-06-05. 
  3. ^ Liner Notes of CDs
  4. ^ Soundism web site http://www.soundism.com/
  5. ^ Liner Notes of CD
  6. ^ Liner Notes of CD
  7. ^ "Måns Zelmerlöw – Stand By For...". Discogs. Retrieved 2016-04-23. 

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