Eric Lee Carpenter

Pop Songwriter & Producer

16 Reviews (10 Verified)
Eric Lee Carpenter on SoundBetter

Effortlessly crafting melodies, hooks & vibes for your pop record.

Songwriter/producer/vocalist passionate about melody and the craft of the song.

I have credits with Warner Chappell music, LoudKult records, Soave Records, along with artists like Michelle Ray, Nander, and Sam Harding.

I love modern pop production as much as the next person, but a great song will shine on its own without the frills of killer production. That's where I come in. I'll help you write a song that'll turn heads, that will stand out, that will effectively express what you're feeling.

As a producer, I'll craft a vibe that's fresh and current.

It's important to me that you are as clear as possible when inviting me to a job, so in turn I can give you the most accurate proposal. Please be sure to specify the number of tracks you're looking for, the timeline you desire, and whether you're looking for songwriting, producing, or vocals. I take on all projects in pop, alternative/rock, singer/songwriter, and hip hop, as those areas are my specialty. I don't specialize in classical, latin, reggaeton, and anything that requires full band tracking sessions.

At the end of the day, we'll spend a lot of time together making sure your voice and your passion is amplified above all else. No one is you and that is your superpower. Let's make something great together!

Would love to hear from you. Click the contact button above to get in touch.


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16 Reviews - 2 Repeat Clients

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  1. Review by Kağan Karabayrak
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    A really talented artist. Great to work with. Would love to collaborate again!

  2. Review by Debra D.

    Top professional who is insightful and creative. Enjoy working with him.

  3. Review by Sam H.
    by Sam H.

    Loved working with Eric. Super dope guy. Works hard and quick. Highly recommend

  4. Review by KASEY
    by KASEY

    Eric is just wonderful
    He is patient and his service was really fast
    I'm really pleased with the result that came out we have an amazing song together
    I'm sure I will continue to work with him later

  5. Review by Keith M.

    Eric continues to be an AMAZING producer - great artist with amazing ear for melodies and harmonies and a wide range of instrumentation ideas for any track. He's a great collaborator and brings out the best in others. Can't wait to work with him again soon!

  6. Review by Pontus Nander

    Great singer-songwriter that does not quit until you're satisfied!

  7. Review by Keith M.

    Eric is an incredibly talented producer, songwriter, and collaborator. He had so many amazing ideas for this song that I have been sitting on for years and immediately brought it to life. It feels perfectly suited to the itention behind the lyrics and the melody and emotion behind the words feel so right I can't thank him enough. He is a pleasure to work with, extremely responsive and quick in turning around edits and updates, and so much fun collaborate with. Can't wait for our next project!

  8. Review by Keith M.

    I had an incredible experience working with Eric. He brought an excitement and creativity to my song that brought the track to a whole new level. He has great songwriting intuition and helped to make this song feel radio ready. Can’t wait to work with him again soon!

  9. Review by Niels S

    Eric is such a great singer/songwriter and it was a pleasure collaborating with him, again!

  10. Review by Niels S

    Loved working with Eric, he created magic on my track! Can't wait to work more with him..

  11. Review by Luigi
    by Luigi

    Eric is totally chill and amazing to work with. He just went at it and delivered perfection :)

  12. Review by Bailey Jehl
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    Eric is such an amazing client to work with! Always a pleasure collabing with him. He's talented and so easy to communicate and connect with! Would highly recommend working with him!

  13. Review by Alex Bone (Saxophone)
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    Fantastic producer! Eric gave me really clear instruction of what saxophone he wanted on his track. Would hugely recommend working with him!

  14. Review by Drew Tyler
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    Eric was amazing to work with! Communicated well and we got a great song!

  15. Review by Bailey Jehl
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    Great client & awesome communicator. I had such a fun time working with Eric! Loved the final product. He is so talented. Can’t wait for future projects :)

  16. Review by Tyler Jewell
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    Eric is a great dude! Clear communicator and made everything easy to work on!

Interview with Eric Lee Carpenter

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

  2. A: I'm working on a ton of songs for sync licensing at the moment. I also have an original artist project in the works.

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

  4. A: Bailey Jehl. She's a mesmerizing vocalist and super easy to work with.

  5. Q: Analog or digital and why?

  6. A: All digital. The sounds are great and keeps me efficient in my work flow.

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

  8. A: I'll get it right, no matter how long it takes.

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

  10. A: I feel like there's this feeling that the world gets to hear most of what I create. In reality, the world probably hears about 10% of what I create. You have to create bad art to get to the good art.

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

  12. A: What story are we going to tell?

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

  14. A: Assuming this island has power haha! Laptop, microphone, MIDI controller, XLR cables, acoustic guitar.

  15. Q: How would you describe your style?

  16. A: Minimal

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

  18. A: Kanye West, simply for the stories that would emerge from that session haha!

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

  20. A: Don't wait for inspiration to start working. Inspiration is fleeting and often doesn't come until you show up ready to work.

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

  22. A: Normally commercial pop.

  23. Q: What's your strongest skill?

  24. A: Melody!

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

  26. A: Grind, energy, enthusiasm, melody, and vibe.

  27. Q: Tell us about your studio setup.

  28. A: I have a home studio in Chicago with professional gear. I use a Logic Pro X for production. For vocals I have a Neumann TL-103 microphone with an Apollo Twin interface.

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

  30. A: Ed Sheeran - his philosophy on songwriting changed my life. He says "no matter how shitty your song is, you have to finish it. Because if you don't, some of the shitty content will make its way into your great content." Rick Rubin - I absolutely love his work, and his process I love even more. He coined the phrase 'Reduced by Rick Rubin." He's a producer that strips all inessential elements away from a record so that the true essence is revealed. It's really inspiring.

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

  32. A: Most commonly I'm aiding in the crafting of melody and lyrics. After that, I'm producing.

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