Biography

Thomas Onderwater (1981), better known as Tommy the Sound, is a Dutch music producer, DJ, radio host, coach, teacher and ghost producer.

 

Known as the ‘sound behind sounds’, Tommy the Sound is the mind behind some of today’s artists in dance land, as well as a coach to several rising talents. His trademark, a piano-laden pop sound, makes the perfect blend with italo and disco, progressive vibes and many other styles in electronic dance music. In the studio he has paired up with several artists but he’s also put his own productions to limelight display. In 2016, he decided it was time to reinvent himself as an artist, driven by his roots that goes back to the 80's. For now Tommy is working on his 'new' disco and italo sound, with a slice of pop. New releases are coming up. He also started his monthly Follow My Sound Radio Show broadcasted on a Dutch radio station. 

 

Tommy the Sound learned the ropes of music by DJ’ing at the legendary Madhouse Club Night in Amsterdam’s iconic Club 'iT' and Powerzone (late 90 - early 20). In 2008, he teamed up with Jordi van Achthoven, making name under their Essential Groovers collab (Be Yourself Music). One studio sure-shot after the next was released, ending up on well-respected labels like Dirty Soul, Big & Dirty, High Contrast and as Tommy the Sound on Hed Kandi, Ministry of Sound, Spinnin and Housesession. The strorie continues and another adventure awaited the talented producer.