Curt Keyz

Session Keyboardist and Prod.

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What’s good, family! I’m an Indie RnB, Indie Pop, Soul, Jazz, Singer-Songwriter and Gospel producer and songwriter based in Charlotte!

I have over 15 years of experience writing and produce quality songs and provide quality demo vocals very quickly. All of my vocal services include wet/dry stems once job/payment is complete. I can also provide Production, full mixes, vocal mixes, vocal tuning, arrangement and editing for others as well.

All features are anonymous/uncredited.

You can release my vocals but I ask that I not be credited as the singer or feature.

First half payment is non-refundable due to time spent on job.

1 free revision (minor changes may apply depending on project)
Any additional edits after revision are subject to a fee (prices vary)
If the whole song needs to be re-sung there is a $150 fee

Ownership/Publishing
50% Lyrics and Melody of Complete song
25% Lyrics and Melody of Chorus
25% Co-writes and Edits

I would absolutely love to hear from you. Click the contact button above to get in touch.
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Interview with Curt Keyz

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

  2. A: My debut album as artist. I did everything on it. Wrote the songs, played them, produced them, mixed them and mastered them.

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

  4. A: Top-liner R&b tracks and an indie pop EP

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

  6. A: Chris Adams. He's phenomenal

  7. Q: Analog or digital and why?

  8. A: Both. Midi is my friend. Analog is my dad.

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

  10. A: To be kind and creative. No idea is out of bounds.

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

  12. A: The freedom and stimulation of making something of nothing.

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

  14. A: Q: Can you make this happen? A: Yes.

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

  16. A: That just because it isn't as time consuming as it would be to others - it's cheap.

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

  18. A: What are some of the inspirations behind your vision.

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

  20. A: Come ready to make magic!

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

  22. A: Laptop, generator, charger, midi board and bass guitar

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

  24. A: I've been a music producer for 15 years and a song writer for 10. This has always been plan a.

  25. Q: How would you describe your style?

  26. A: Fresh, smooth and funky.

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

  28. A: I'd love to work with Frank Ocean

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

  30. A: Be kind, be fair, be fluid and be you. You're 1 fo 1.

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

  32. A: Honestly, everything. I like it because it keeps me on my toes and feeds my creative juices.

  33. Q: What's your strongest skill?

  34. A: My strongest skill is being able to pivot and be a chameleon in the creative process. No idea is to0 big and no concept is unimaginable. We work to make visions come to life.

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

  36. A: I bring energy, charisma and liberation to a song - especially in the creative process.

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

  38. A: I usually consult with the client to get a feel for their desires and aspirations with their vision. Then discuss sonic direction, subject matter, topics, etc. I'll send what I call a "Ruff" for approval and then finish up if the direction is ok'd by the client.

  39. Q: Tell us about your studio setup.

  40. A: The lab is full of fun gadgets. I create in Logic Pro X using tons of samples and soft synths. I use an Apogee Duet because of its award winning pre amps. I sport the Roland RD2000 and a Yamaha Motif for piano and hardware programming. I also the Roland Cloud, Kontakt and the Native Instrument Maschine for other drums and programming.

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

  42. A: I'm inspired by Quincy Jones, Timbaland, D Mile, Pharrell, and Aaron Lindsey, Calvin Harris

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

  44. A: I provide premium music production, piano playing and songwriting for clients ranging in genres from pop, gospel, R&B, afro beat and everything in between.

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