Chris Sahlin

Session Vocalist

Chris Sahlin on SoundBetter

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

  1. Q: What are you working on at the moment?

  2. A: Currently working on four tracks with a producer here in the states As well as additional tracks with a producer in England.

  3. Q: Is there anyone on SoundBetter you know and would recommend to your clients?

  4. A: Chris Sweet - producer and Mixer

  5. Q: Analog or digital and why?

  6. A: Digital process is essential to efficiency and speed allowing people like myself to be creative and productive without too much thinking.

  7. Q: What's your 'promise' to your clients?

  8. A: You will never be disappointed and always excited to utilize me.

  9. Q: What questions do customers most commonly ask you? What's your answer?

  10. A: How much. $100/song.

  11. Q: How would you describe your style?

  12. A: Combonation of power and sensativity. Smooth commercial sound that can fit most any style from edge to accessible.

  13. Q: What type of music do you usually work on?

  14. A: Pop, Rock, Country.

  15. Q: Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.

  16. A: Providing writers and producers with quality vocal tracks to help take their songs and pitches to the next level.

  17. Q: What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?

  18. A: Listen and read. But mostly listen. Choose the right artist for the job. It will sst both of you up to succeed.

  19. Q: If you were on a desert island and could take just 5 pieces of gear, what would they be?

  20. A: Acoustic guitar. Piano, drums, sticks and strings... they need no electricity.

  21. Q: What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?

  22. 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.

  23. Q: Which artist would you like to work with and why?

  24. 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.

  25. Q: Can you share one music production tip?

  26. 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.

  27. Q: What's your strongest skill?

  28. A: My voice.

  29. Q: What do you bring to a song?

  30. 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.

  31. Q: What's your typical work process?

  32. 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.

  33. Q: Tell us about your studio setup.

  34. A: I record into logic. SM7 into a focusrite scarlete i2i.

  35. Q: What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?

  36. A: Too many to mention.

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Gear Highlights
  • SM7 into Focusrite Scarlett i2i. Logic.
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