Johnny Jewel is an American record producer, composer, and visual artist. He is a multi-instrumentalist who is known for using all-analog equipment. He has been recording and releasing records since the mid-1990s. Jewel owns and operates his own record label called Italians Do It Better. He is a member of multiple bands on the label, including Glass Candy (along with vocalist Ida No), Chromatics (along with Ruth Radelet, Adam Miller, and Nat Walker), Desire (with Megan Louise and Nat Walker), and Symmetry (with Nat Walker). As a composer, Jewel is widely known for his contribution to the film Drive (2011), as well as scoring the A&E crime drama series Those Who Kill (2014) and actor Ryan Gosling's 2015 directorial debut, Lost River. Jewel has been sampled by Schoolboy Q, Jarvis Cocker, and Kid Cudi.