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. Will always deliver a great hook.

Great melodies and catchy hooks. I will deliver a genuine believable performace 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. 4 self released singles this year with more on the way. I've toplined for DJ's in Italy, Colombia, Brazil, Australia and the U.S. Performed with artists such as Switchfoot and For King and Country.

I'd love to hear about your project. Click the 'Contact' button above to get in touch.

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16 Reviews - 2 Repeat Clients

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

  2. 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!

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

  4. Review by Bernardo P.
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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.

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

  6. 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.

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

  8. Review by Jonathan R.
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    Kody was absolutely amazing. The soul he brings into his vocals is astounding. His attention to detail is impeccable. From harmonies to melodies, Kody's sound goes unparalleded. Not to mention he is fair in pricing, has a quick turnaround time, and makes you feel valued and unique. He's also one of the nicest guys i've talked to. Just the all around full package. I can't say enough good things about Kody!

  9. Review by Christian J.
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    Kody is a very talented artist!

  10. Review by Jonah O.
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    100% amazing.

  11. Review by Jared L.
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    Kody did a great job and was a quick study! After a few iterations he laid down our vocals to precision and exactly as requested. He was also very very friendly & easy to work with. Highly recommend!

  12. Review by Enis D.
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    He is a chilled guy to work with, also a fast worker. I am amazed with his voice, especially his voice fits the genre of EDM a lot. I would 100% recommend him as a vocal.

  13. Review by Tom R.
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    Kody has a great range of emotional and textures, on top of a great vocal range itself. Easy and pleasant to work with. I'll work with him again as soon as possible.

  14. Review by Aaron Bonus
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    Kody is a true professional. I have had the pleasure of working with him on both his solo material, as well as an electronic dance feature. Not only is he a great vocalist, but gets the job done with a quick turn around. I highly recommend him!

  15. Review by Paul S.
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    Kody is extremely talented and I fully recommend him. I worked with him recently on a project that expands beyond the normal genres he lists here on Soundbetter, and he completely nailed it! The music has finally come alive and our vision for the project is coming into view.

    Kody is also a pleasure to work with. He is fast and responsive and completely open & receptive to feedback.

    I hope to work with him again in the future.

  16. Review by Henrique O.
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    Kody is a really good singer and songwriter. He is creative and fast. For sure soon you will find one of his vocals with some majors over there.

Interview with Kody Ternes

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

  2. A: Topline writing and session singing

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

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

  5. Q: Tell us about your studio setup.

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

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

  8. 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.

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

  10. A: Strong melody and my voice.

  11. Q: What's your strongest skill?

  12. A: Melody and singing

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

  14. A: Lots of EDM, or Pop

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

  16. A: Use fewer plug-ins

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

  18. 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

  19. Q: How would you describe your style?

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

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

  22. 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.

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

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

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

  26. A: Creating melody

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

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

  29. Q: Analog or digital and why?

  30. 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.

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

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

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Kody Ternes/Young in a Million

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GenresSounds Like
  • OneRepublic
  • Coldplay
  • The Killers
Gear Highlights
  • Shure SM7b
  • KRK Monitors
  • Apollo Interface
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