Tom Warburton

Songwriter/Producer

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Producer, engineer and multi-instrumentalist with over 10 years of experience.

Have a song you want to turn into a radio ready mix? look no further!

I specialize in taking a simple guitar or piano and vocal demo and creating a fully produced arrangement.

I've had the opportunity to produce music for the last ten years and I bring that knowledge and experience to every new production.

My main goal is to take your vision and turn it into a reality. whatever style you want.

I will handle the programming, instrumentation, sounds and arrangement so all you have to do is provide the song!

Send me a note through the contact button above.

Interview with Tom Warburton

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

  2. A: When I'm not working on clients music I'm usually working on songs for my own catalogue.

  3. Q: Analog or digital and why?

  4. A: Analog synths, guitars and drums but digital recording.

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

  6. A: I'll do my absolute best to give you what you want.

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

  8. A: Every job is different and all equally challenging

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

  10. A: what's the story behind this song? I want to know what your song is about and what the lyrics mean to you This will help me select the correct instrumentation and set the right mood for the song.

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

  12. A: Know exactly what you want so you can give me clear instructions, provide reference tracks that sound like you want.

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

  14. A: I'd just take my laptop, that's all I really need.

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

  16. A: I'd like to work with some of my close friends more. Because making music is about having fun!

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

  18. A: To help with fatigue and losing perspective, regularly bounce your whole track to a new track in your session and listen to the bounce either up or down a few semitones. With the song in a different key it's almost like hearing it for the first time again.

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

  20. A: Pop, dance, singer/songwriter sort of stuff!

  21. Q: What's your strongest skill?

  22. A: Idea generation and clever lyrics.

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

  24. A: My tastes and my personality. I like what I like and those preferences and choices are my sonic fingerprint.

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

  26. A: I listen to the demo I've been given and then try to work out the harmony and melody on the piano. Once I understand what's going on musically I can then start to make some production decisions. If you've given me a reference track I try to create something similar or If not I'll start experimenting with different ideas until I've got a finished song

  27. Q: Tell us about your studio setup.

  28. A: I work out of small home studio, It's basic but it does everything I need. I use Reason 10 for generating the ideas and creating the track and then I can use Pro Tools for the mixdown. I've got a few guitars here and a drum kit and I've also got a few microphones for doing vocals.

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

  30. A: I like the sonic palate of producer MJ Cole, love the musicality of Jacob Collier, the realness of Mark Ronson and the creativity of Kevin Parker.

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

  32. A: I create the instrumental tracks for a lot of singers learning to sing. They might have ideas for songs they have written on the piano and the guitar but they don't know anything about recording or production. That's where I step in and help the artist create the songs they have written.

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Terms Of Service

1-2 week process on finished product. I will do my best to make sure we are both satisfied with the track!

GenresSounds Like
  • MJ Cole
  • Max Martin
  • Mark Ronson
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  • Reason 10
  • Fender Vintera 50's modified
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