Dope & Edgy Writing and Vocals

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Marcus H. on SoundBetter

You've got that perfect track and a good, solid idea for the direction of the song.. WHAT NOW? Let me know what your vision is. Let's talk about the vibe of the record and bring it to life. I'm hear to help you take care of your art.

I like to think of myself as a self motivated, self driven artist with a strong work ethic. I've spent the last 7 year perfecting my craft through trial and error and studying at Full Sail University while most recently studying in West Hollywood, CA at Cre8 Music Academy where he is now an alumni working as an in-house at Westlake Recording Studio. Having worked with EXILE TRIBE The Rampage, Roshon Fegan from Disney, and others. I was also able to write on EXILE TRIBE's "Frontiers" which debuted at #3 on the charts in Japan

Ownership/Publishing
- 50% Top Line (melody/lyrics/ full song)
- 25% Hooks/ Choruses
- 25% Edits/ Arranging/ Co-writes

Click the contact button! I'd love to hear about your project and see how we can make it bang!

Click the 'Contact' above to get in touch. Looking forward to hearing from you.

Credits

AllMusic verified credits for Marcus Hall
  • THE RAMPAGE from EXILE TRIBE
  • Campain

4 Reviews - 1 Repeat Client

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  1. Review by Zack Y.
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    Continues to bring the fire! Work with this man!

  2. Review by Zack Y.
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    Marcus has the vocal sauce! Quick turn around time, easy communication, fantastic ideas and input!

  3. Review by robbers
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    So fast & great track.
    This is our first work, but i'll working with him every track haha

  4. Review by Gosu
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    I contacted Marcus for songwriting and I loved the results! Super fast turnaround time, and very profesional sounding vocals (very nice mix as well). Both times that I've hired him for work he has gotten the exact vibe that I was going for on the track. Will definitely continue working with him and I highly recommend him for anyone looking for a talented writer/vocalist

Interview with Marcus H.

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

  2. A: The project that I take the most pride in is a record that I wrote and produced with Grammy Nominated Producer/Engineer Doug Fenske at Westlake Studio

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

  4. A: Right now I'm working on writing songs with Mechi Pieretti

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

  6. A: Mechi Pieretti

  7. Q: Analog or digital and why?

  8. A: It really depends but I'd have to say Analog. Nothing beats the warmed of analog.

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

  10. A: My promise is that you'll get maximum effort for every job. I promise a turn around time that is more than reasonable for the job given.

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

  12. A: I love the fact that I can be creative and that my customers usually give me room to be as creative as I possibly can. I don't feel constricted.

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

  14. A: Usually customers ask about splits and what my turn around time is like.

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

  16. A: The biggest misconception is that it is easy work and that it happens overnight.

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

  18. A: I ask what it is that their looking for. What is the overall vibe? What artist inspired the track. What songs (if any) can I use as a reference.

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

  20. A: Trust your ears. Work with someone open to seeing YOUR vision.

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

  22. A: I would take my trusty AT2020, my mbox (never let me down), Snowball for mic isolation, Headphones

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

  24. A: I've been writing songs since 2011. I went to school as Full Sail University for Audio Engineering in 2012. I eventually moved to Los Angeles from New Jersey in 2015. I attended Cre8 Music Academy in West Hollywood in 2017. I now am in-house writer at Westlake Recording Studio

  25. Q: How would you describe your style?

  26. A: I would describe my style as vibey and fresh yet contemporary at times. It really depends on what the record calls for.

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

  28. A: I'd love to work with James Fauntleroy because listening to his demos back in 2009-2011 was what made want to become a writer.

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

  30. A: Write what you would want to hear in a song as opposed to what you think other people would want to hear. Listeners and since genuine emotions and authenticity.

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

  32. A: I usually work on Pop, Urban R&B, and Trap records. I'd say that rap/trap has become heavily melody driven which makes me able to use my strongest skill ever more often than years prior!

  33. Q: What's your strongest skill?

  34. A: Ability to write strong, catchy, and interesting melodies that keeps the listeners invested and never bored

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

  36. A: I bring a very unique tone first and foremost. Starting in music with Rap/hip-hop, I've always been more lyric-oriented. It wasn't until 2014 where I can say melody writing became my strongest skill

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

  38. A: I typically get a track to work on by my clients and after loading it into pro tools, I make sure my key and bpm is set and matching the instrumental. Then I record a series of melodies for each part of the song (Verse, Pre, Hook, etc.). While a lot of people like to work from the hook first, I like to work from the first verse first.

  39. Q: Tell us about your studio setup.

  40. A: I have a small studio space/ Production Room that I work out of at Westlake Recording Studio. I use a Mbox preamp and AT 2020

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

  42. A: I'm inspired by writers like James Fauntleroy, Frank Ocean, Ester Dean, Eric Bellinger, Ryan Tedder and Daniel Caesar. A few Producers that inspire me are Brian Kennedy, Harvey Mason Jr., Timbaland, Pharrell Williams, Calvin Harris, Ludwig Göransson and Diplo.

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

  44. A: I more commonly write Pop R&B and Urban songs. Verses Pre-Chorus and Hooks. I also sing demos for other writers very frequently

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"Risk" by Marcus Hall

I was the Writer, Singer & Mixer in this production

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GenresSounds Like
  • Justin Bieber
  • Usher
  • Frank Ocean
Gear Highlights
  • Audio-Technica AT2020
  • MBox
  • Pro Tools Ultimate
  • Logic X
  • Waves Diamond Bundle
  • Synchro Arts Vocalign
  • Antares Autotune Evo
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