Shanea on SoundBetter

solo singer songwriter, experience in recording/producing in home studio, co-writer and producer, artist/performer, topliner/lyric writer! Let's create something:)

Singer songwriter multi instrumentalist co-writer

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Interview with Shanea

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

  2. A: My new single bathroom floor, I was able to re-release it fully written and produced by myself

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

  4. A: My future full length album

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

  6. A: Ben Pisano!

  7. Q: Analog or digital and why?

  8. A: Either! I like it all

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

  10. A: songwriting is magic, making something out of nothing

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

  12. A: helping people say what they need to say in their music

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

  14. A: How do writing sessions work? Depending on your schedule they can be a couple hours, or it can be entirely remote with seeing lyrics and demos, but I prefer in person:)

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

  16. A: Everyone can write a song, but few can write a good one

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

  18. A: What's your vision for the project, is it set in stone, what are my job requirements deadlines and such?

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

  20. A: Give me your elevator pitch and we can work from there! I'm down for 50/50 collaboration or session work with credits, sorry no ghost work

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

  22. A: acoustic guitar, keys, mic, my laptop, and logic

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

  24. A: fulltime is the dream, writing and performing my own music and helping others do the same. I've been at it for 6 years

  25. Q: How would you describe your style?

  26. A: love child of Fugazi and Tracy Chapman

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

  28. A: phoebe bridgers, she has wonderfully cryptic lyrics and I really like her rock influences

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

  30. A: keep the flow going, if you break it the final product will show it

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

  32. A: indie pop, folk, and singer songwriter

  33. Q: What's your strongest skill?

  34. A: songwriting

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

  36. A: Lyric writing and indie folk arrangements, as well a classical theory

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

  38. A: remote or in person sessions

  39. Q: Tell us about your studio setup.

  40. A: I work out of a how studio with a simple set up, but I'm familiar with professional studios too

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

  42. A: Ben pisano from Corsicana as both a writer, musician, and a producer. Phoebe Bridgers writing as well as Adrienne Lenker, and Laura marling

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

  44. A: Top liner and co-writer


GenresSounds Like
  • Big Thief
  • Phoebe Bridgers
  • Girlpool
Gear Highlights
  • electric and acoustic guitar
  • pedal board
  • keyboard
  • mics
  • Logic Pro
  • amps
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