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HI!

I’m Minko Kalsbeek of hikimori.

I do something with music.

I thought about hiring some pr firm to write nice things about the company,
but I’d rather spend the time producing music and helping clients.

Let me help you with

bespoke music

unique music to support your creative endeavours and campaigns

sound design

custom sound design for your musical projects

sync licensing

licensing of our existing catalogue, direct or through one of our partners

music advice

advice about the use of music in your branding and events

audio production advice

advice about audio production for your media

music technology advice

brand and supplier independent music technology advice

production check

fresh ears and eyes for the final check before publishing

beta testing

beta testing of your audio and musical products

coaching for creatives

down to earth, practical mindset and workflow coaching

Who is this Minko guy anyway?

What you should know before hiring me or fun facts about moi:

  • composer
  • producer
  • artist
  • sound designer
  • windsurfer
  • permaculture experimenter
  • dad
  • husband
  • #reverbaddict
  • scifi enthusiast
  • project manager with over 20 years experience in the corporate world (e.g BASF, Damen, Philips,  Friesland Campina, Fonterra, Tetra Pak)
  • interim trainer
  • programmer
  • music technology nerd
  • was involved in the realization of Martin Garrix’s STMPD Studios (#trots)
  • talked to Hans Zimmer once

Who is this Minko guy anyway?

What you should know before hiring me or fun facts about moi:

  • composer
  • producer
  • artist
  • sound designer
  • windsurfer
  • permaculture experimenter
  • dad
  • husband
  • #reverbaddict
  • scifi enthusiast
  • project manager with over 20 years experience in the corporate world (e.g BASF, Damen, Philips,  Friesland Campina, Fonterra, Tetra Pak)
  • interim trainer
  • programmer
  • music technology nerd
  • was involved in the realization of Martin Garrix’s STMPD Studios (#trots)
  • talked to Hans Zimmer once

What others have to say

Kind of Bladerunner, kind of…

Music Supervisor

Sounds lovely!

Client

It sounds really good!

Client

You've got some interesting stuff going over there!

Music Supervisor

I like Sci-fi stuff too!

Composer

#reverbaddict.

Composer

Does something with music...

Mom

Not that bad.

Wife

You’ve got the creepy sounds down that’s for sure!

Music Supervisor

Fun to work with.

Client

Knows his stuff.

Client

It's beautiful!

Client

He has an own unique style.

Client

Best in the world!

Daughter

You’re good!

Fan

Great energy!

Producer

Very practical.

Client

Dit is wel VET zeg! (Dutch for: this is awesome).

Music Supervisor

Thanks man!

Client

These are really nice!

Music Supervisor

Very good points, we will change it.

Software Developer

They're nice presets, all of them.

Sound Design Client

Both tracks are very awesome! Nice work!!

Music Supervisor

Great work Minko! This track is epic!

Composer

Great sounding track Minko! Beautiful strings and amazing synths, so nice! Great build as well, excellent job!

Composer

Impressive track Minko, I really like it!!

Composer

Really excellent transitions and intro. This is sounding so good.

Composer

Mix sounds really great to my ears. This track sounds pro to me.

Composer

Great work Minko! This track is epic!

Composer

Ohhh, that's a lovely dark atmosphere.

Sound Design Client

Thanks for creating some awesome tracks!

Sound Design Client

Work and music featured in and on:

  • NTR
  • BBC radio
  • NPO
  • The Netherlands Film Festival
  • Le Court Métrage France
  • Kinoforum São Paulo Brazil
  • Molise Cinema Film Festival Italy
  • Imagine Film Festival Amsterdam
  • Uppsala International Short Film Festival
  • Festival du court metrage Brussels
  • Film by the Sea Vlissingen
  • BUFF Malmö Sweden
  • Northern Film Festival
  • Leuven International Short Film Festival

  • Film Front Festival Gorinchem
  • NFTVM VERS Amsterdam


 adviSed clients and composers from :

  • The Netherlands
  • United States
  • Germany
  • United Kingdom
  • Sweden
  • Canada

Work and music featured in and on:

  • NTR
  • BBC radio
  • NPO
  • The Netherlands Film Festival
  • Le Court Métrage France
  • Kinoforum São Paulo Brazil
  • Molise Cinema Film Festival Italy
  • Imagine Film Festival Amsterdam
  • Uppsala International Short Film Festival
  • Festival du court metrage Brussels
  • Film by the Sea Vlissingen
  • BUFF Malmö Sweden
  • Northern Film Festival
  • Leuven International Short Film Festival

  • Film Front Festival Gorinchem
  • NFTVM VERS Amsterdam


 adviSed clients and composers from :

  • The Netherlands
  • United States
  • Germany
  • United Kingdom
  • Sweden
  • Canada

Ready to work with me?

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