Skyler Kilborn

Songwriter, Producer

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Highly experienced with over 15 years of Songwriting, Top Lining and producing experience. Currently living in LA. I love to collaborate! My goal is to use everything I know, however I can, to help you discover and/or finish the next song or album you're currently working on.

I've released several original records as the front man and co-producer for the band Midi Matilda. I have also co-written and co-produced with many amazing people including John King (Dust Brothers) and Tom Peyton (Panic! At The Disco, Pitbull).

I was recently a co-producer and singer in an original composition for a 2019 Taco Bell commercial campaign. Nacho Fries!!

I have a passion for any and all types of music, if we work together I will give it everything I have until the finish line.

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

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  1. Review by Nick Ineck
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    Skyler knows his stuff and creates some top quality music. He is easy to work with, quick to respond and knows what he wants. I would recommend him on any collaboration. I would be honored to work with him again!

Interview with Skyler Kilborn

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

  2. A: The first vocal take is usually the best. I pride myself for being able to turn demo vocals into solid lead takes, almost always to the surprise of the client. :)

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

  4. A: Electro/Indi Pop, pop, rock, film scores.

  5. Q: What's your strongest skill?

  6. A: I would have to say songwriting from scratch.

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

  8. A: I like to think that I bring a unique blending of melody choice and rhythm, as well as an empathic sense of what the artist is trying to say. I don't like melodies and lyrics that feel recycled and too familiar, I aim to make every song I write a unique poetic experience.

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

  10. A: For top-line work, I try to understand as much as I can about the artist/project as I can. Who is the person that will sing the song, what do they care about, what is the song/record pointing towards? The more I feel connected to the project the better. Then I take 2-3 days to write a song from scratch, on an already existing track/demo, and once the song is ready I edit, comp, and tune the vocals until the idea is fully represented. For production work I prefer a similar level of connection and understanding to the album/project. Once I have some good references and a solid direction to go in, I take 3-5 days to complete the full track. I prefer to have demo tracks, of any quality, to build off of.

  11. Q: Tell us about your studio setup.

  12. A: I mostly work out of my home studio which has everything I need for songwriting and production work. With complete vocal booth isolation, high quality vocal microphone, guitars basses and synths, as well as a powerful computer loaded with a ton of plugins to get the job done right, I'm confident I'm the right person to help with your project.

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

  14. A: Top-Line Songwriting, Songwriting, Track/Vocal Production

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Midi Matilda

I was the Singer/Songwriter instrumentalist, and Co-producer in this production

GenresSounds Like
  • James Mercer
  • Jonathan Pierce
  • Prince
Gear Highlights
  • ISOVOX 2 Vocal Booth
  • Slate ML-1
  • Slate Virtual Mix Rack
  • Pro Tools
  • Melodyne
  • Ableton
  • Juno 60
  • Arturia V Collection
  • Sound Toys
  • Various Electric Guitars
  • Fender Basses
  • Martin Acoustic
  • Midi
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