Songwriter, Producer, Composer

Xander on SoundBetter

Your music. Your story! I assure you that you get unique, custom tailored music, with a high sense of detail and personal value.

Your music is important and Your creative idea's deserve a personal and professional approach.

I'm an expert in writing music and educating. I am a multi instrumentalist and can provide beautiful live performed (electric)guitar, piano or vocal tracks.
As a producer/composer I make compositions, songs, productions and orchestrations/arrangements for any genre. The different forms of music that I am most adequate in are:
- Pop music
- Indie/electronic
- Acoustic music
- Film & theatre
- Ambient
- Classical music
- Alternative

Every story should be heard and told. So let's work on some music!

Apart from writing and performing music, I have a sharp eye and ear for editing and mixing music.
Music that I mix is:
- Pop
- Indie
- Electronic
- Ambient
- Acoustic
- Intimate Cinematic

I also run a music education YouTube channel called:
Learning Music Skills

Contact me through the green button above and let's get to work.

Interview with Xander

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

  2. A: Making educational videos for my music channel Learning Music Skills. And writing new music for my solo project Facing Mountains.

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

  4. A: Tom DuPree III

  5. Q: Analog or digital and why?

  6. A: I work mostly digital, but I do love the warm and noisy sound of analog.

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

  8. A: I care about my work and about your musical needs. You will not just get your project fulfilled, but I will add my uniquepersonal touch to it.

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

  10. A: Discovering and learning in music never stops. Everytime you finish a project, something new and interesting comes around the corner.

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

  12. A: Apart from all the technical info, please tell me in detail your story and the feel you are looking for.

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

  14. A: Don't wait. Let's talk!

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

  16. A: Since most likely there will be no electricity right? In that case only an acoustic guitar, since something else would be too heavy to carrey :-)

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

  18. A: I started of as an electric lead guitar player and singer, then I studied studio technique. After that I did a bachelors in Composition and now I am writing and producing Pop/ Chamber pop oriented music. And I run the YouTube channel called: Learning Music Skills

  19. Q: How would you describe your style?

  20. A: Organic en personal.

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

  22. A: I would love to word with Sufjan Stevens or Patrick Watson. I find them to be very inspiring and accomplished artists in the broadest sense of the word!

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

  24. A: Pop, Singer-Songwriter, Cinematic, Ambient, Classical. I love to introduce electronic elements into all the mentioned styles.

  25. Q: What's your strongest skill?

  26. A: I am able to make music that speaks to people and touches them on a deeper level.

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

  28. A: Personality, Emotion and Character.

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

  30. A: First I analyse the material and have a good listen. I take it in and together with the request from the client I choose which approach will work best.

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

  32. A: Writing new music and lyrics that have impact!

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

  34. A: Gotye, Sufjan Stevens, Fleetwood Mac, Illenium, Radiohead, Patrick Watson

Season's End - Facing Mountains

I was the Singer, All instruments, Mixing engineer, Full production in this production

Terms Of Service

Free revisions up to 3 times per project or paid track.

GenresSounds Like
  • Gotye
  • alt-J
  • Sufjan Stevens
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