ABOUT LS PRODUCTIONS
LS Productions was founded by Manfred Leidecker and Brian Sim. Both are
Musicians, Composers, Engineers and Producers. Manfred and Brian played
in many bands from the seventies through to the nineties, most notably AVALON
which released one album entitled Voice of Life
on the LONDON RECORDS label.
Brian, as well as a member of AVALON , was a
founding member of CRUCIAL MOMENTS
fronted by avant garde vocalist Cyndela Whitney. On bass guitar
was Brian Radding of FIVE MAN ELECTRICAL BAND .
Brian Sim became one of the most respected and creative guitar players in the
area performing with his own band and with many others for hire. In 1989 Brian
won the Ottawa area Guitar Warz with a stunning
performance incorporating guitar
synthesizer in his piece. In the past 6 years Brian has been exploring percussion, mainly from
the far east and has gained a large collection.
In 1983, Manfred opened up his first studio in Aylmer Que. working with a large
number of area musicians such as Eight Seconds, Charlie Major and
In 1988 he designed and built a 3000 sq. ft. studio in Nepean (now Distortion
Studios) and worked with many artists ( Love Chain, Antix, Soul
deciding to focus on production.
In 1991, Manfred signed EXCITER and produced
the cd KILL AFTER KILL. He then signed EXCITER to NOISE RECORDS
(Germany), a European Tour followed and
sales reached in excess of 100,000 units. LS Productions was now in full swing. In
1993 BETTER LIVE THAN DEAD, another EXCITER release was unveiled.
Natasha Crowne was signed to QUATROPHONIC MUSIC (Detroit) after Michael Quatro,
(worked with Alice Cooper, Fleetwood Mac, Iggy Pop, Janet Jackson.....),
co-wrote , with Manfred and Brian, all the songs for her upcoming release. Currently in the
upcoming female vocalist Nykala.