James Murphy


James Murphy on SoundBetter

I have 10+ Years of experience within the music industry. I've wrote for numerous artists Major & Indie in the UK and the USA. I've also recorded and wrote in the legendary Blackbird Studio's in Nashville,TN who have had clients ranging from Will.I.Am, Alicia Keys, Big Sean and Justin Bieber - Click the CONTACT button, let's work on your next hit!

Hey there!

I decided to join SoundBetter to branch out to offer my services to all artists, Major, Indie and Unsigned at reasonable prices, we all know working in the music industry can be hard some times so I thought this would be a great way to work with some new and exciting clients!

What I can offer :

Songwriter - I will write the whole song start to finish : Verses, Hooks and Bridge (Just Lyrics)
Top Line Writer - If you already have the instrumental from the producer you would like to use I can write verses, hook, bridge, etc.
Singer/Rapper - Features or hooks, written by you or me.

I take pride in making your experience working with me as smooth, enjoyable and stress free as possible, I'm sure you'll be happy with the work we do together, so don't hesitate to contact me and tell me about your project!
I look forward to hearing off you.


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

Interview with James Murphy

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

  2. A: I would say the first mixtape I released, it was the CD that got me noticed by Warner Music and also 6 of the 10 songs on the CD had major radio play on the BBC in the UK.

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

  4. A: I am currently working on a feature EP for a client, vocal features and also my own EP.

  5. Q: Analog or digital and why?

  6. A: Analog, I just love the sound.

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

  8. A: To always understand your needs, meet them then exceed them.

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

  10. A: The creativity

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

  12. A: How long will it take to finish ? As soon as I feel it's perfected lol

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

  14. A: That things in the music industry are always free haha!

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

  16. A: Why do you want this type of song, why do you want this kind of sound or lyrics, I love to hear the background to the songs created and the ideas.

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

  18. A: Don't ever feel you can't ask a question or feel like you can't be open, a more personal relationship with a provider like my self the more better the musical chemistry :)

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

  20. A: TLM103 - Pop Filter - Cubase - Interface - Avalon

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

  22. A: My original career path was to become a producer but found a lot more passion within songwriting and vocals. I have been doing this for over 10 years.

  23. Q: How would you describe your style?

  24. A: Unorthodox.

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

  26. A: I'd like to work with Tank, I think he's a great artist and definitely one of the greats in my opinion.

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

  28. A: Don't think too much, just feel the music.

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

  30. A: I usually work on R&B and Hip Hop but enjoy working on other genres also!

  31. Q: What's your strongest skill?

  32. A: Songwriting

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

  34. A: Unique sound, harmonic structure & and powerful emotion.

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

  36. A: I like to understand a clients vision and idea then bring it from canvas to painting.

  37. Q: Tell us about your studio setup.

  38. A: I work out of a home studio and also work in an Industry known studio depending on projects.

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

  40. A: Tyrese, Tank & Boys 2 Men (Singers) Dynasty Beatz, Tye Productions & Lex Luger (Producers)

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

  42. A: Top Line Writing, Songwriting and Features

JJ Melody - Suspicious

I was the Songwriter & Singer in this production

Terms Of Service

I allow 2 revisions, after that there will be a charge $50 for more, turn around time is 3-5 working days depending on schedule - 50% upfront is non-refundable

GenresSounds Like
  • The Weeknd
  • JJ Melody
  • Post Malone
Gear Highlights
  • Neumann U87
  • TLM-103
  • Great River ME1-NV
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