James & Shay are a Toplining/Songwriting super duo! They've been surrounded by top music producers, singers, executives for 10+ years! We specialize in top 40 style Pop & R&B style tracks! Listen to our sample track to see if we'd be a good fit for your project! Hope to hear from you soon!
Our Services provide:
- Toplining (Vocal Melody & Background Arrangements)
- Songwriting (Lyrics and Vocal Melody Together)
- Artist Development (Concept/Direction/Vision)
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Interview with James & Shay
Q: Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.
A: We specialize in Top Lining, Vocal Arrangements, and Lyrics
Q: What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?
A: Too many to name!
Q: Tell us about your studio setup.
A: We base our recordings out of Repercussion Studios in Philadelphia and MindTailor Studios in Seoul South Korea
Q: What's your typical work process?
A: We first LISTEN. Then after we feel like we understand our client's vision then we get straight to work! We keep it fun, but professional to get the best job done!
Q: What do you bring to a song?
A: We love to enhance what the artist/musician already has inside of them!
Q: What's your strongest skill?
A: Toplining Melodies & Lyric Writing
Q: What type of music do you usually work on?
A: Pop & R&B
Q: Can you share one music production tip?
A: Let the music come to you! Don't chase it away!
Q: Which artist would you like to work with and why?
A: Beyonce. For every reason.
Q: How would you describe your style?
A: Top 40 Style
Q: What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?
A: We've both been doing this for 10+ years working in Music Production, Performing, and Radio.
Q: If you were on a desert island and could take just 5 pieces of gear, what would they be?
A: I'd make instruments with what was on the island.
Q: What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?
A: Be honest with yourself with what you want for each project.
Q: What questions do you ask prospective clients?
A: So let's hear it!
Q: What's the biggest misconception about what you do?
A: There is no rule to how to write the perfect song.
Q: What questions do customers most commonly ask you? What's your answer?
A: Are you two dating? Yes.
Q: What do you like most about your job?
A: Our 'Release' is our gift.
Q: What's your 'promise' to your clients?
A: We will do whatever we can for your project to meet its full potential.
Q: Analog or digital and why?
A: Both! There's a time and place for both!
Q: Is there anyone on SoundBetter you know and would recommend to your clients?
A: We're still new! We'd love to connect!
Q: What are you working on at the moment?
A: Songs are always in the works!
Q: Tell us about a project you worked on you are especially proud of and why. What was your role?
A: Take a listen to our sample that showcases our sound!