Mimi Cat

Session Vocalist

Mimi Cat on SoundBetter

Session vocalist, with over 10 years of professional experience. I work as a full time musician and record remotely using professional equipment and Logic Pro X. I have a degree in music and can read music. My most notable session job was for SEGA, on the Sonic Forces soundtrack ('The Light Of Hope').

I specialise in:
Pop
Soul
Jazz
RnB
Indie

Available for recording lead vocals, harmonies, lyric and melody writing.

Click the 'Contact' above to get in touch. Looking forward to hearing from you.

Credits

Interview with Mimi Cat

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

  2. A: I was the lead vocalist on the closing track for the Sonic Forces Soundtrack. It's called 'Light Of Hope' and I loved working on it!

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

  4. A: I'm working on a second album with a client. He has released the first album we did and now I'm playing a more creative role in it and I'm excited!

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

  6. A: I'm new to this platform so I will update this as I go!

  7. Q: Analog or digital and why?

  8. A: I've recorded with both and both have their positives!

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

  10. A: To deliver a high quality product. If a client wants changes I will always do my best to ensure they are happy with the final product.

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

  12. A: Creativity, and working with like minded people, and then hearing the final product

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

  14. A: Usually the price I charge and if I can create backing vocal harmonies, which I can!

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

  16. A: That recording is a really quick process. I am a perfectionist and I won't send final vocals to a client unless they sound great. No matter the price. It reflects badly on myself and the final product.

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

  18. A: What is the style of the track? What they require (lead vocals? harmonies? etc)? What is the timeframe?

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

  20. A: Send me a message! Haha! I'm always open to chat through ideas!

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

  22. A: Laptop, headphones, mic, interface, pop shield.

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

  24. A: I studied at music school and have been in the industry around 10 years, recording, writing and gigging live (because you cant beat live music).

  25. Q: How would you describe your style?

  26. A: pop/soul with a jazzy edge.

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

  28. A: There are so many! Maybe James Blake as I love his style, and any of the old jazz icons.

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

  30. A: After a few hours on a project, take a break and go back and listen again with fresh ears!

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

  32. A: Usually soul, RnB or pop. I often write hooks for house or EDM tracks.

  33. Q: What's your strongest skill?

  34. A: Versatility. I have a strong stylistic sense for different genres, and I can replicate a style well. I trained in Jazz, contemporary music and even Musical theatre, my voice is versatile.

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

  36. A: Client satisfaction! Some clients want creativity and others have their own solid idea of how a track should sound, so I work with that to create a brilliant finished product!

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

  38. A: Depending on the brief, I start by getting a feel for the track, and communicating with the client to ensure were on the same page creatively. For tracks that are already prewritten I record the vocals and send a demo to the client to ensure they are happy and then I edit them before send the final vocals over. For lyrics or melody writing, I will get a variety of ideas sent to the client and work closely with them to get the track sounding great, before recording final vocals.

  39. Q: Tell us about your studio setup.

  40. A: Rode NT1A Logic Pro X

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

  42. A: Amy Winehouse - her jazz vocals and lyrics are amazing. Ella Fitzgerald - her improv skills are unbeaten For style I like BANKS and Solange,

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

  44. A: I mostly record lead vocals and harmonies on prewritten tracks for independent artists, but I also write lyrics and melodies for hooks and whole tracks.

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Light Of Hope

I was the lead vocalist in this production

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