Strong, versatile vocals. Pop, Rock, Americana and Country. Powerful to vulnerable. Smooth and accessible. A multi-dimentional voice with power, range and great range.
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Interview with Chris Sahlin
Q: What are you working on at the moment?
A: Currently working on four tracks with a producer here in the states As well as additional tracks with a producer in England.
Q: Is there anyone on SoundBetter you know and would recommend to your clients?
A: Chris Sweet - producer and Mixer
Q: Analog or digital and why?
A: Digital process is essential to efficiency and speed allowing people like myself to be creative and productive without too much thinking.
Q: What's your 'promise' to your clients?
A: You will never be disappointed and always excited to utilize me.
Q: What questions do customers most commonly ask you? What's your answer?
A: How much. $100/song.
Q: How would you describe your style?
A: Combonation of power and sensativity. Smooth commercial sound that can fit most any style from edge to accessible.
Q: What type of music do you usually work on?
A: Pop, Rock, Country.
Q: Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.
A: Providing writers and producers with quality vocal tracks to help take their songs and pitches to the next level.
Q: What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?
A: Listen and read. But mostly listen. Choose the right artist for the job. It will sst both of you up to succeed.
Q: If you were on a desert island and could take just 5 pieces of gear, what would they be?
A: Acoustic guitar. Piano, drums, sticks and strings... they need no electricity.
Q: What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?
A: Bands. Bands. Bands. Playing live. Learning sound and being comfortable in the studio and in front of a mic. Lots of studio time. Lots of live performance. Couple years ago had the opportunity to record for five days with producer Warren Huart. Warren also has a youtube channel that brings together mixers and artists from around the globe. And through that, i have made many great creative and personal connections.
Q: Which artist would you like to work with and why?
A: There are many Writer/ Artists that i would like the opportunity to collaborate with and for. Technology and the internet connectivity has made that possible. Everyday i have the chance to work with talent all across the globe.
Q: Can you share one music production tip?
A: For me, inspiration and spontinaity are essential. So, my studio is always setup and ready to record when the mood strikes. Capture the moment without having to think too much.
Q: What's your strongest skill?
A: My voice.
Q: What do you bring to a song?
A: I work fast. I bring a combination of great range and feel with a strong sense of melody and nuance that is so important.
Q: What's your typical work process?
A: It solely depends on the unique needs of that indivudual client. But, typically Client provides rough mix with and without scratch vocal direction. I will record main vocal, doubled vical and harmonies. Send back for input and i will include one round of revisions. When approved, i will provide individual high res WAV files as per tge cluents specs.
Q: Tell us about your studio setup.
A: I record into logic. SM7 into a focusrite scarlete i2i.
Q: What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?
A: Too many to mention.