YAEVIN

Vocalist/Topliner/Vox Arranger

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62 Reviews (55 Verified)
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YAEVIN is a Pop/Soul singer-songwriter based in Brooklyn, NY. With both her writing and vocal versatility, she has accumulated over 2 million listens on Spotify between her toplining and personal releases. Her clients include producers of Pop, Soul, R&B, and EDM. 



As a self-produced artist, GB singer/performer, and with my background in audio engineering and production, I’m able to deliver top quality products catered to my clients’ needs. As an artist myself, I respect how protective my clients are of their music, of their time, and I’ll always make sure that you’re happy with what I’m adding to your art. 



I’m always striving to hear more music, meet more creative minds, and create more! If you need a singer/topliner for a track, click the contact button. I’d love to hear from you :)
 


***I ask that all my toplining clients to please use my alias "bina" when crediting me***

***I no longer provide lyrics! Please have lyrics (or at least an outline/draft) and demo track ready when contacting*** 


***I only sing in English!***

Send me a note through the contact button above.

Languages

  • English

62 Reviews - 7 Repeat Clients

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  1. Review by Jens G.
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    Yaevin did a great job with the vocals - she has a wonderful voice. She kept the deadline and did revisions without any prroblem. HIghly recommend Yaevin and looking forward to working again!

  2. Review by Christopher Short
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    Words can't describe the absolutely stunning and hauntingly beautiful performance YAEVIN delivered! I get chills listening to it each time. She was very professional throughout and wanted to make sure she understood the song to fully immerse herself and her sound. I will be calling on her again for sure!

  3. Review by Peter L.
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    I'm a repeat client - Yaevin has a great voice for pop! Alway does a fantastic job with great communication.

  4. Review by Lekesha B.
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    Yaevin is such a thoughtful smart lady that fits the vocals that exceeds expectations.

  5. Review by Steven F.
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    Yaevin's voice was a perfect match for my project, she paid good attention to my brief, and I'm very happy to work with her. I hope I'll have a chance to work with her again soon.

  6. Review by Lubbiddo
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    This is the 3rd time I cooperate with Yaevin after my friend had introduced her to me and, once again, she has topped herself with captivating and singing.

    Plus she adapts very well to different song requirements to keep variety alive, and that's why I don't even bother to look for another option.

    Add super kind, flexible and incredibly efficient to her offering for a fabulous cooperation experience.

    5 stars!

    Lubbiddo

  7. Review by Wayne N.
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    Yaevin is professional, responsive, and incredibly talented! She delivers studio quality tracks with STAR POWER! Such beautiful vocals. If she’s available to hire, hire her!

  8. Review by Lubbiddo
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    Just completed my 2nd project with Yaevin and her performance was SUPERB! Fantastic voice and passion in her work for my song. Add that to the great professionalism, patience and kind attitude she provides always❤️

    I'm already cooking my 3rd project with her.

  9. Review by Lekesha B.
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    She mine Yaevin…. I don’t want to share anymore.
    Seriously she is the best.

  10. Review by Niko H.
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    Yaevin is great! Super professional and very talented. I hope to work with her again soon.

  11. Review by Adam Joseph
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    Such a fantastic voice! Super quality recording and very quick turnaround. Very Satisfied!

  12. Review by Lubbiddo
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    My friend recommended Yaevin to me a few weeks ago and after only a couple of days she delivered superbly.

    She is a kick-ass singer and a patient, smart, flexible and responsible partner!

    And BTW my mastering engineer says she most likely uses high-quality recording equipment.

    Will undoubtedly collaborate with Yaevin again.

  13. Review by Adam Joseph
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    Yaevin did a great job recording vocals on my song. Quick turnaround and excellent quality recording. Would definitely recommend her!

  14. Review by Lekesha B.
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    Yaevin is my song addiction.
    I have soooooooooooo many songs and she makes my songs come alive.
    I swear if I can just write a bad review none is going to want her. But I can’t even write a bad review. There is nothing bad to say. If you don’t choose Yaevin, you are missing out.

  15. Review by Peter L.
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    Yaevin did the vocal for one of our pop songs. She checked all the boxes: very musical, technically excellent, and her voice is excellent for pop. She communicated well, and kept the schedule. I look forward to working with her again!

  16. Review by Adam Joseph
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    Yaevin was a pleasure to work with. She gave a quick turnaround and delivered excellent quality vocal recording. I would definitely recommend her to others and hire again!

  17. Review by Lekesha B.
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    I dont want to write a review on Yaevin. I want to keep her to myself. But since she really does a excellent job on my songs then I guess I can share her with the rest. Yaevin is one of a kind. Very good what she does and add a flavor to my sound. Thanks Yaevin

  18. Review by Jamie M.
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    Yaevin is very friendly and communicative and has an amazing voice with professional recording quality. I'm very happy and already started another job, highly recommend!

  19. Review by Lekesha B.
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    Been working with Yaevin for a little over a year and have lost track of how many songs she has done for me.
    This Lady is so amazing. You will never be disappointed with her work.

  20. Review by Damian C.
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    Yaevin was really a pleasure to work with. Very clear, considerate, patient and has an amazing voice. Had a great time finishing this project with her :)

Interview with YAEVIN

  1. Q: What's the biggest misconception about what you do?

  2. A: I'm don't work as a lyricist for other artists and I believe if a song is incredibly personal to you, giving your top-liner an idea or at least a structure of words you would like to use is very helpful.

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

  4. A: Make sure you're doing research and finding your top-liners history of projects on YouTube, Instagram, Spotify to make sure you have an idea of what they sound like in the genre that you're looking to work with them on. And make sure they LIKE to topline, because otherwise you're not getting your moneys-worth.

  5. Q: How would you describe your style?

  6. A: I write catchy melodies with room for a lot of vocal stacking and variations of the melodies I create. In this way, my writing is Pop/Soul.

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

  8. A: I write melodies by adlib-ing over the tracks I'm given, so they're always going to be ones I really vibe with, are in my range, and that I can really deliver on. This ensures that my performance on the track is real and connects with listeners.

  9. Q: Tell us about your studio setup.

  10. A: Home Studio: WA-47 Tube Condenser, Apogee Duet, ProTools, Auto-Tune

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

  12. A: Top-lining. I love writing catchy melodies, arranging vocals, and layering adlibs. Definitely one of my passions.

  13. Q: Tell us about a project you worked on you are especially proud of and why. What was your role?

  14. A: Apart from my own music, Albert Pan (a.k.a. Folded Dragons) and I used to work together on his projects and he was always so great to work with. We did several tracks together and he always sent me work he was incredibly passionate about and he was also very talented, so it was really fun to work with him and the EDM kinds of music he was into.

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

  16. A: My own music at the moment! I acoustic piano-y, string-y, soul/pop ballad.

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

  18. A: Immanuel Park is an incredible Mixing Engineer and Hip-Pop producer. Check him out!

  19. Q: Analog or digital and why?

  20. A: Oof ... so different, but digital, because that's how I roll right now.

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

  22. A: That if I accept your track to top-line, I will make sure you end up with what you envisioned.

  23. Q: What do you like most about your job?

  24. A: Top-lining is like putting a puzzle together and I get such satisfaction finding different ways to not only make the track sound "finished", but to make a specific kind of vibe appear.

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

  26. A: If I can do redo's for free. I supply one redo for free and the rest are $25 each.

  27. Q: What questions do you ask prospective clients?

  28. A: Their timeline, budget, what the project is for (what inspired them) ... if it's more personal to them, questions like ... what the song means to them, what's the story, what vibe are they going for ... but overall I ask them to explain their vision.

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

  30. A: Mic, speakers, laptop, cables, midi keys.

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

  32. A: I've been top-lining soon after I graduated from Berklee College of Music in 2016 where I studied Performance, Songwriting, and Music Production & Engineering. I am a full-time musician as a singer-songwriter and work as a top-liner, private vocal instructor specializing in vocal health/injury, and freelance performer/session singer.

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

  34. A: H.E.R.; I'm so blown away by her writing style, it's sexy, simple, groovy, unique to herself, catchy and it's R&B but widely recognized by the "pop" world.

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

  36. A: Be open-minded and don't overdo it.

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

  38. A: My own writing style as an artist is Pop/Soul, but I also get a lot of clients pitching EDM/Pop/Rock tracks.

  39. Q: What's your strongest skill?

  40. A: Coming up with "ear-candy" melodies and recording them with whatever style of vocals I believe is most appropriate to the vibe of the track.

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

  42. A: Given that there's no melody pre-written, I plug the song into ProTools, label the sections so I have a visual, and use the lyrics supplied to me to ad-lib interesting melodic ideas that fit the track and vibe my client is asking for. Then, with the loose structure I laid down, I will build off of that with harmonies, doublings, etc.

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

  44. A: Vocalists: Cynthia Erivo, Celine Dion, Whitney Houston, Mariah Carey, Christina Aguilera, Ariana Grande, H.E.R. Songwriters/Producers: H.E.R., Julia Michaels, Daniel Caesar, Kaytranada

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Terms Of Service

- Turnaround time usually 1 week
- 1 free revision, $25 each thereafter

GenresSounds Like
  • Hayley Williams
  • Christina Aguilera
Gear Highlights
  • WA-47 Tube Condenser Mic
  • ProTools
  • Apogee Duet
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