Real Name:
William Gus Seyffert
Profile:
Gus Seyffert was born and raised in Kansas City, MO. At a very young age he began studying music and started working professionally at the age of 14, playing dinner theaters and jazz gigs in KC. At 17, he moved to Los Angeles to study jazz bass at California Institute of the Arts with Charlie Haden. He left college after two years to continue working.

While living in Silver Lake, he transitioned into playing different styles of music and became a staple in LA’s East Side music scene, writing and playing around town with his band Willoughby, as well as Inara George, Mike Andrews, Charlie Wadhams, The Haden Triplets, and Benji Hughes, among many others. After meeting and working with some top tier touring and recording musicians and producers such as Greg Kurstin, Joey Waronker, Ariel Rechtshaid, Glyn Johns, and Nigel Godrich, Gus started touring and recording with acts such as Adele, Ryan Adams, Beck, The Bird And The Bee, The Black Keys, Norah Jones, Michael Kiwanuka, Roger Waters and Sia to name a few.

During these experiences, Gus had become obsessed with collecting all kinds of vintage instruments and recording equipment. This eventually led to a career as a music producer and engineer. He now owns and operates the recording studio Sargent Recorders in LA where he’s been spending the last few years developing bands, writing, and making records. Some production credits include Beck, Michael Kiwanuka, Bedouine, Dr. Dog, Jenny Lewis, James Supercave, Spain, Michelle Branch, Charlie Wadhams, and Willoughby.
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none Gus Seyffert - Freedom Of Expression On Barragán album art Blonde Redhead The One To Love (Clara-Nova/Gus Seyffert Remix) Blonde Redhead - Freedom Of Expression On Barragán(12", Album) Not On Label (Blonde Redhead) none France 2016 Sell This Version

Vocals

Gus Seyffert - Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) album art John C. Reilly John C. Reilly - Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) (Album) Columbia Australia 2007 Sell This Version
NW6149 Gus Seyffert - A Love Extreme album art Benji Hughes Benji Hughes - A Love Extreme(2xCD, Album) New West Records NW6149 US 2008 Sell This Version
Gus Seyffert - Some People Have Real Problems album art Sia Little Black Sandals and 4 more… Sia - Some People Have Real Problems (Album) Universal Music Group International, Monkey Puzzle Records Europe 2008 Sell This Version
Gus Seyffert - The Silence Of Love album art Headless Heroes Headless Heroes - The Silence Of Love (Album) Names, Headless Heroes US 2008 Sell This Version
Gus Seyffert - A Good Day album art Priscilla Ahn Priscilla Ahn - A Good Day (Album) Blue Note US 2008 Sell This Version
Gus Seyffert - The Fall album art Norah Jones Jesus Etc. and 5 more… Norah Jones - The Fall (Album, EP) Blue Note Spain 2009 Sell This Version
SR71004 Gus Seyffert - This Will Be Your Drink album art Willoughby This Will Be Your Drink and 1 more… Willoughby - This Will Be Your Drink(7") Sargent Records SR71004 US 2011 Sell This Version
Gus Seyffert - Home Again album art Michael Kiwanuka Lasan Michael Kiwanuka - Home Again (Album) Interscope Records, Cherrytree Records, Communion Records (2), Polydor US 2012 Sell This Version
7559796063 Gus Seyffert - El Camino album art The Black Keys The Black Keys - El Camino(2xCD, Album) Nonesuch 7559796063 Australia 2012 Sell This Version
Gus Seyffert - ...Little Broken Hearts album art Norah Jones Take It Back Norah Jones - ...Little Broken Hearts (Album) Blue Note Russia 2012 Sell This Version
Gus Seyffert - Covers album art Norah Jones Cry, Cry, Cry (Live At The Living Room) and 1 more… Norah Jones - Covers (Album, Comp) Blue Note US 2012 Sell This Version
Gus Seyffert - Sargent Place album art Spain Spain - Sargent Place (Album) Glitterhouse Records Europe 2014 Sell This Version
IVY232 Gus Seyffert - Exits album art Steve Smyth (3) Steve Smyth (3) - Exits(CD-ROM, Album) Ivy League Records IVY232 Australia 2014 Sell This Version
00602557272529 Gus Seyffert - Hopeless Romantic album art Michelle Branch Michelle Branch - Hopeless Romantic(CD, Album) Verve Records 00602557272529 Europe 2017 Sell This Version

Instruments & Performance

LBLC 4015 Gus Seyffert - Tearing Sky album art Piers Faccini Walk Over To You Piers Faccini - Tearing Sky(CD, Album) Bleu Electric LBLC 4015 Europe 2006 Sell This Version
Gus Seyffert - Both Sides Of The Gun = ボウス・サイズ・オブ・ザ・ガン album art Ben Harper = ベン・ハーパー* The Way You Found Me = ザ・ウェイ・ユー・ファウンド・ミー (as William Gus Seyffert) Ben Harper = ベン・ハーパー* - Both Sides Of The Gun = ボウス・サイズ・オブ・ザ・ガン (Album) Virgin, Virgin Japan 2006 Sell This Version
1721011 Gus Seyffert - Back When You Were Good album art The Hours Back When You Were Good The Hours - Back When You Were Good(7", Single) A&M Records 1721011 UK 2006 Sell This Version
Gus Seyffert - Please Clap Your Hands album art The Bird And The Bee Polite Dance Song The Bird And The Bee - Please Clap Your Hands (EP) Metro Blue, Blue Note, EMI Europe 2007 Sell This Version
Gus Seyffert - Lady Croissant album art Sia Sia - Lady Croissant (Album) Astralwerks, Astralwerks Australia 2007 Sell This Version
Gus Seyffert - Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) album art John C. Reilly John C. Reilly - Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) (Album) Columbia Australia 2007 Sell This Version
Gus Seyffert - A Good Day album art Priscilla Ahn Priscilla Ahn - A Good Day (Album) Blue Note US 2008 Sell This Version
B0011854-02 Gus Seyffert - Thirteens album art Leona Naess The Lipstick Song Leona Naess - Thirteens(CD, Album) Verve Forecast B0011854-02 US 2008 Sell This Version
Gus Seyffert - Flight Of The Conchords album art Flight Of The Conchords Think About It and 1 more… Flight Of The Conchords - Flight Of The Conchords (Album) Sub Pop US 2008 Sell This Version
NW6149 Gus Seyffert - A Love Extreme album art Benji Hughes Benji Hughes - A Love Extreme(2xCD, Album) New West Records NW6149 US 2008 Sell This Version