Creative, soft-hearted and receptive singer-songwriter, specialties: warm harmonies/backing vocals and creating melancholy songs. I play a 4-string guitar in special tuning and I am part of Beyond Music and worked on a world music album due to be released Sept. 2019, under the guidance of Grammy-winning producer Larry Klein (USA).
My 4-string guitar in special tuning sometimes offers a dissonant siren but more often the gentle, warm whisper in your ear. Lyrically I try to go beyond existing taboo, right into the core of my own thoughts and feelings, with the firm belief that there must be others who'll recognize the mutual experience and feel less alone as a result. It is the only reason for me to keep sharing what I create.
I am part of the Beyond Music Network and with 21 artists from all over the world we recorded an album (due to be released Sept. 2019) under the guidance of Grammy-winning producer Larry Klein (USA) at Studios La Fabrique in the South of France. I have also had the pleasure to join Iain Matthews and his Matthews Southern Comfort (UK) on tour and sang backing vocals for Shannon Lyon (CAN).
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Interview with Elly Kellner
Q: Tell us about a project you worked on you are especially proud of and why. What was your role?
A: I was invited to work on a World music album produced by Grammy-winning producer Larry Klein (USA), for that I co-wrote a song with Heather Bond (USA) and added vocals on two additional songs. This album from Beyond Music is due to be released in Sept.2019.
Q: What do you like most about your job?
A: That I can melt into the clients song and transform it.
Q: Can you share one music production tip?
A: If the heart isn't in it whilst creating why bother at all... ♥
Q: What type of music do you usually work on?
A: Singer-songwriter, Americana, Country, Pop, Hip-hop
Q: What's your strongest skill?
A: Warm vocals, harmonies and backing vocals
Q: What do you bring to a song?
A: Warmth, emotion, depth, layered vocals if suitable to the song
Q: What's your typical work process?
A: I listen to the new track in order to be inspired by it and automatically ideas will start flowing, ready to be recorded.
Q: Tell us about your studio setup.
A: I record in Cubase using a NTK Rode microphone for vocals and guitar.
Q: What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?
A: Laura Marling, Andy Shauf, Laura Veirs, Eefje de Visser
Q: Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.
A: Backing vocals and songwriting.