Welcome to Ishikawa Media - home to award winning audio, music production, and sound design for contemporary and commercial music, film, and television.

Operating from a state of the art, private studio in Northern California, Ishikawa Media is run by English-born music producer, composer, and sound designer David Lawrie, whose productions have been broadcast around the world on television, film, and radio. Working with partners who are leaders in their creative fields, Ishikawa Media has created sound and music for multi-award winning projects.





Music Production is the core of what happens at Ishikawa Media. David Lawrie’s backgrounds in composition, songwriting, sound design, and studio based production merge to create fertile ground, from which unique and forward thinking ideas can grow and flourish. Coupled with the extensive network of music professionals affiliated with Ishikawa Media, the tools for success are readily available.

The majority of Ishikawa Media productions are crafted our state of the art Northern Californian studio, however, with a network of colleagues and resources around the world, geography is rarely an obstacle in the path of achieving greatness. 



Whether you are working on a feature length film, a mini documentary, or a theatre piece, Ishikawa Media can provide the sonic sparkle to elevate your production to the next level.

Award winning companies Scarlet View Media, Absinthe Films, and Tortoise In A Nutshell have worked with David to seamlessly integrate sound design and foley into their source recordings to create captivating and unique projects.

With portable equipment, location recording is no problem. Coupled with detailed studio foley this combination can create truly convincing sonic environments.


With a background in studio based composition and many years of experience with sound design, David is a multi-instrumentalist, whose unique blend of musical styles, found sounds, and production techniques has captured the imaginations of a growing number of film, TV, and theatre directors. His music has been featured on radio, film, and television shows around the world. If you require composition for your project, David will work from scratch to create the most fitting musical accompaniment.

If you are an artist/composer with skeleton songs or compositions, David will work with you to craft a unique arrangement that will sharpen your style and make you stand out from the rest...