John Clinebell


23 Reviews (1 Verified)
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VOCALS = MY JAM! Versatilely unique session vocalist, topliner/songwriter and vocal producer. If you can think of a type of vocal sound, I've gotten it. Imagine Dragons? Mac Miller? Portugal The Man? Fitz? Black Keys? Elvis? Sinatra? Waits? Cash? I've got a 2 1/2 octave range, can sing high/low, soft/powerful, gritty/clean, whatever. you. need.

L.A. Based Producer/Singer/Songwriter - Heard on Fox, ABC, CBS, ESPN, MTV, Lifetime, Oxygen, Starbucks, CBBC, Microsoft, CBC’s q radio, Sky, in-store at major UK retailers.

Looking for a consummate professional vocal producer? Topline writer? Session vocalist? I do all three with utmost confidence. I’m certain that with my incredibly versatile and expressive voice, and extensive experience writing top grade melodies and lyrics, that I can take your project and make it DEADLY.

Modern, fresh, authentic and unique are all words used to describe my productions. My team has got your back whatever you need. Hit me up direct for examples.

$20,000 mic locker (including a ’71 Neumann U87, 2 RCA 77Ds) and another $15,000 in high end vocal pres. Top of the line equipment captures the magic in HIGH FIDELITY.

Services I offer:
Vocals / Background Vocals
Vocal Prod / Tuning / Editing
Custom Songwriting
AC Guitar / Uke
Consulting/mentorship (Producer & Artist Development)

*25% expedite fee for projects needed in 48 hours or less

Retain ownership/publishing for songwriting:
50% on toplines
25% on hooks/chorus
*Please specify if you are wanting "Work for Hire" (buyout) in your proposal
*May not use my artist name on songs

Always contact me directly for pricing as it varies by project.

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23 Reviews

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  1. Review by Ryan Svendsen
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    John sent me an awesome track that needed a couple horn lines. I was happy to help out and deliver the day of! He was super communicative and gave great direction! Hope to work with you again John!!!

  2. Review by Willow Stephens
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    John was super professional and easy to work with. Communication was great and would gladly work together again.

  3. Review by Flavio Lemelle

    Super talented singer. Great communicator. Recommend highly!

  4. Review by Dario
    by Dario

    I have worked with John on many high-profile projects and he always delivered great sounding vocals, both on a performance and on an engineering level. His vocal stems are always "drag-and-drop" and just need to be mixed. Also, super flexible guy and fantastic songwriter. Versatility and quality are his top strengths.

  5. Review by BoomFox Productions

    John Clinebell is not only an amazing producer but also a prolific writer and an incredible singer! He has an intuitive ability to bring a song to life, giving it exactly what it needs to hit that next level! One of my favorite people to work with hands down, JC is the man!

  6. Review by Teresa Wright
    by Teresa Wright

    I got the opportunity to work with John Clinebell in the studio and it was creative, exciting, fun, and most of all the product we walked away with was Amazing! The music and production was right on target and exactly what I had in mind, no, ever BETTER than what I had in mind! John is thorough, qucik, and can offer the best vocals you can imagine. If you can get a chance to work with John, take it! You will be more than pleased!

  7. Review by Adam Carabine
    by Adam Carabine

    John knocked my socks off with his production on one of my songs! His creativity was infectious, his knowledge was impressive, and above all else he is also just a great dude. His work tracking vocals was second to none. This guy legitimately knows his stuff. Would love to work with him again soon!

  8. Review by Sheila Sharma
    by Sheila Sharma

    John Clinebell is so bad ass I can’t sing his praises loud enough. We’ve worked with a few different engineers/producers but the result we got from John was so much better than we could have imagined. He is creative & talented in a way that I am envious of and knows how to bring the song to its highest potential. His process is so fun, welcoming, positive and productive. So grateful to have made this connection with John and also thankful to have access to the killer connections he’s made over the years to enhance our track. He was worth the flight to LA and can’t wait to do it again!

  9. Review by Esli
    by Esli

    I’ll always feel grateful and honored for having John on my team. He had a clear vision of how to turn my song into something amazing that we’re both proud of. He brought it to life by freshening up the topline, producing exactly what it needed with the right amount of impact and subtle details, and performing vocals with passion and excellence. The result is beautiful, modern, and well, awesome! Looking forward to working with him again.

  10. Review by Mike Wilson
    by Mike Wilson

    Mr. John Clinebell was a blast to work with. We did a co-write last year titled, The Letter. The process was super fun. John was highly efficient and professional & really helped the song come to life. This might have been the easy co-write I have ever done. I give John 5 Stars as a collaborator producer, singer, guitarist and all around dynomite dude. Looking forward for the next one!

  11. Review by Lori Malvey
    by Lori Malvey

    John first really “hears” what the artist is all about, and then crafts the song production to meet the needs of both the song and the artist vision. That is a gift. You feel heard and valued. A joy to work with.

  12. Review by Helen Avakian
    by Helen Avakian

    Working with John is amazing and inspiring! He is very comfortable and positive to be around, and he gets the job done quickly without neglecting any details in production or mix along the way. He engineered and produced one of my my songs and helped me finish another with full production including his top notch vocals. That second song was just a vocal/lyrical song start phone recording when I brought it in. Now it has been getting interest from licensing companies. Both songs came out better than I expected. I can't wait to work with John again! Highly recommended!

  13. Review by Dario Forzato
    by Dario Forzato

    Great producer. I love his way of tracking vocals, really modern and creative. Always a pleasure working with him!

  14. Review by Steve Collom
    by Steve Collom

    I have worked with John on over 6 songs now. Not only does he bring the best out of me as an artist. He knows just the right sounds to use. He is the entire package, Producer, songwriter, vocalist, engineer, mixing and mastering. Thanks John for all your expertise, hard work AND for all the extra hours you put in to make these songs perfect!

  15. Review by Danielle
    by Danielle

    John has been great to work with! As a writer he's great to bounce ideas off of to come up with a great artist, and as a vocal producer he's been able to deliver really well edited vocals to me really quickly!

  16. Review by Daniel Blake
    by Daniel Blake

    John is an extremely talented songwriter and producer. He brings a lot to the table in regards to creativity and excitement for the project. I was very impressed the last time we worked together. can't wait to do it again.

  17. Review by Pontea Banayan
    by Pontea Banayan

    I LOVED working with John. His energy is contagious, and he's an incredibly talented songwriter and overall musician. We worked on a song together and he did an excellent job of directing my vocal takes and helping me to get the best performance possible. As a producer he is fantastic, he works quickly and efficiently, and literally can accomplish anything you need.

  18. Review by Jared Lindbloom
    by Jared Lindbloom

    John is an all-around musician's producer and I can't say enough good things about him and his craft. I had the awesome fortune to be able to work with John on a remote project--I'm NYC based while he's in LA. The ease with which John was able to take my rough worktapes and talk through ideas to eventually make a track that I'm so proud of just amazes me! He is a true professional and one helluva human being to boot :) I can't wait to make more music with him and tell more people that are looking for a producer to look no further than John Clinebell--he's the real deal.

  19. Review by Jason Turner
    by Jason Turner

    I had a great time working with John. It was a fun project and I think we ended up with a really cool song.

  20. Review by Stefano Bussadori
    by Stefano Bussadori

    Working with John was absolutely an outstanding experience! Great producer, project leader, singer and an awesome dude to work with, highly recommended!

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GenresSounds Like
  • Imagine Dragons
  • Mac Miller
  • Fitz and The Tantrums
Gear Highlights
  • U87
  • KM84
  • RCA 77-D
  • SM7B
  • Royer 101
  • Royer 121
  • BAE 1023
  • Chandler LTD1
  • Chandler TG2
  • API 3124
  • Shadow Hills Mono Gama
  • Distressors
  • LA-3A
  • CL-1B
  • Prophet 6
  • Juno 60
  • OP-1
  • Sub Phatty
  • Zener Limiter
  • Manley Massive Passive Mastering Edition
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