Kody Ternes

Topline, Vocalist, Songwriter

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Chasing the melodies that give you the feels and stir the deepest emotions. I bring a great performance with a unique warm tone that sounds authentic. I've often been compared to Brandon Flowers, Mikky Ekko, and several times even Bono. I will always deliver a great hook.

Great melodies and catchy hooks. I will deliver a genuine believable performance that is fully edited, pitched and produced. I write rather quickly as well.

I've released two EP's that were written and co-produced by myself. I now write and tour with my band Young in a Million (Middle of my reel). I've toplined for DJ's in Italy, Colombia, Brazil, Australia and the U.S. I have performed with artists such as Switchfoot, For King and Country, Coldplay, Maroon 5, and Shawn Mendes. The electronic world seems to really gravitate toward my voice, however I have done several rock and pop songs.

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Languages

  • English

29 Reviews - 3 Repeat Clients

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  1. Review by Guo L.
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    I love Kody's voice, always reminds me of OneRepublic. I would love to recommend him to anyone! Thank you for your amazing work bro!

  2. Review by Mattias L.
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    Can highly recommend Kody if you want killer vocals, a real pro with great vocal tone, excellent harmonies and great communication.

  3. Review by Ramm Y.
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    Kody is a highly talented singer who has Brandon Flowers meets Twin Shadows vibe. Highly recommend working with and I can't wait to work on more music with him!

  4. Review by Emilio Pavolini
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    The man! I couldn't be happier with the experience. Kody was a crucial element on bringing our song to life, i highly recommend.

  5. Review by Avipene R.
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    Cody is a great singer, songwriter, and easy to communicate with!

  6. Review by Joaquim M.
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    Kody is a great singer, with a true passion for music, and he goes the extra mile to make you satisfied. Definitely recommend!

  7. Review by Joaquim M.
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    Kody is the man! Amazing voice, willing to go the extra mile to get the vocals sounding the exact same way the producer wants. And a super super nice person! Cannot recommend enough - will work again with him for sure!

  8. Review by Joaquim M.
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    5+ stars. Kody is a FANTASTIC personality who will do everything he can to make you satisfied with the outcome - very flexible and willing to go the extra mile. His voice is stellar (emotional and powerful!) and his vocal range is really very impressive. He delivers killer harmonies that give your song the extra magic touch you are looking far. I cannot recommend Kody enough and I will be back for sure!

  9. Review by Steve A.
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    Kody is such a talented writer and vocalist. His tone and vocal range is incredible. Great communication through the entire project and delivered the lyrics/vocals on time. I highly recommend Koby! I will be doing more projects with him in the near future.

  10. Review by Dominik H.
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    It was absolutely enjoyable working with Kody. He even improvised on some of the vocal melodies because I have written them a little too harsh. The end result is really astonishing and I am very satisfied with it. Will definitely work again with you, Kody!

  11. Review by Janik K.
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    Really nice to work with. Good response time and amazing results.

  12. Review by Joffrey L.
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    Amazing experience working with Kody! He's an extremely talented singer and a genuine guy. I had a great time working with him on this project and would do it all over again. I highly recommend Kody.

  13. Review by Kevin
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    Amazing job, he got what I wanted to do and we exchanged ideas well to ensure we got to the vision we had, no matter how many takes it took. Highly recommend.

  14. Review by Ralph M.
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    really good top liner and singer .

  15. Review by Scott C.
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    It was a pleasure working with Kody. He really took on board the vocal style of the reference track provided. Great friendly communication. Very patient. And a lot of content delivered for the price!

  16. Review by XOSMITH
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    Great to work with! Cool guy. Amazing vocalsđź‘Ś

  17. Review by Beernie
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    To find a good singer is easy. To find a great singer that will understand what your vision may be is hard to find. I felt very fortunate to find those qualities in Kody. Truly would recommend him. Cool dude and a pleasure to have worked with him.

  18. Review by Franco Amato
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    Kody is a professional singer , he works fast to get everything right. Would definitely recommend!

  19. Review by Wendel
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    Good rock singer, was very flexible for my project. He gave my song that extra energy twist it needed.
    My song was a sort of hybrid punk rock style.
    He would also do good with a style like The Killers.

  20. Review by Clay M.
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    Kody definitely works hard to make you happy! Very talented and nice guy :)

Interview with Kody Ternes

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

  2. A: Singing Covers for a company, a synth pop project out of California and my own artist career.

  3. Q: Analog or digital and why?

  4. A: I've been rolling digital only because it's cheaper and you can still get great sounds. I would like to upgrade to some analog eventually though.

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

  6. A: I will do my best to lock in a melody and vocal take that you love.

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

  8. A: Creating melody

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

  10. A: Mac, Headphones, Shure SM7B, midi keyboard, Apollo twin interface.

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

  12. A: I was playing in bands all through highschool and touring with them when I got out. I lead and taught worship leading for many years and have been consistantly writing music for about 5 years.

  13. Q: How would you describe your style?

  14. A: Strong on melody, love to sing soaring melodies and access the falsetto of my voice. I often try to find some simple hooks.

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

  16. A: Ryan Tedder (one republic) because he writes stuff that brings chills and a true feeling. His melodies are on point and his vocal range is incredible

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

  18. A: Use fewer plug-ins

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

  20. A: Lots of EDM, or Pop

  21. Q: What's your strongest skill?

  22. A: Melody and singing

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

  24. A: Strong melody and my voice.

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

  26. A: I usually listen to the track several times and start singing over it. I usually learn it on piano and just play the chords to try and find the right melody.

  27. Q: Tell us about your studio setup.

  28. A: I work in Logic and track vocals through a Shure SM7B. I also use an apollo twin interface with KRK monitors.

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

  30. A: Chris Martin (Coldplay) his ability to move emotions and create the soundtrack to your life.

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

  32. A: Topline writing and session singing

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Kody Ternes/Young in a Million

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GenresSounds Like
  • OneRepublic
  • Coldplay
  • U2
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  • KRK Monitors
  • Apollo Interface
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