Ryan Kinder

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I'm a Nashville based singer/songwriter, guitarist, vocalist, mixer signed to BMG Nashville. I've had songs placed on major network television shows, sports broadcasts, popular brands and trailers. I have over 80 millions streams as a solo artist and outside cuts. Let's make some music!

I would love to help you make your song or project the best it can be! I've been working with other artists and on my own projects for well over 10 years and know that each song is special and it needs the time and dedication to make sure it's heart is brought out in the recording!

Services:
- Top-line/lyrics: Custom top-line tailored for your track.
- Demo singing: Song must be written, & my voice can only be used for pitching purposes / internal purposes.
- Production & Guitars: I can take your existing songs and add guitars or build something from scratch to suit your song.

Terms and Conditions:
- My name to remain Anonymous & not to be used on all Top-lines or demos.
- All DRY and FX stems will be sent once the balance is paid in full.
- All jobs are completed within the order they are received.

Ownership/Publishing:
- 50/50 Standard Publishing Split for all new top-lines
- Master / Artist royalty varies project to project, contact to discuss.
- Payment for all jobs are half up front, the rest when finished. Initial 50% is a non-refundable deposit.

I'd love to hear about your project. 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 Jacov
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    Extremely talented and so easy to work with. Thank you!

  2. Review by Mike C.
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    Ryan did a great job on the vocal and his guitar playing is pure quality.. he definitely brought my song to life, despite the fact he only had a rough demo to work with. Ryan's a pro, and I appreciate the effort he put into my song. Quick turnaround as well. Definitely look forward to working with him again!

  3. Review by Dan Allen Music
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    Wow!!! Ryan is an amazing talent and has given me exactly and above and beyond to my expectations for my projects. Most recently a more emotional song that he captured everything and was able to translate with his voice what I was envisioning and hearing for the song.

  4. Review by Dan Allen Music
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    Ryan Kinder, This is the man that will absolutely deliver a class "A" vocal, and when you ask him to place a harmony where he feels them, well!! he is spot on with great instincts.

  5. Review by Dan Allen Music
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    Ryan's voice is amazing and he is the definition of a professional.

  6. Review by Joseph A.
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    Ryan was a joy to work with. He delivered just what I was looking for in a professional, timely manner. I would be very happy to collaborate with him again in the future.

  7. Review by Dan Y.
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    Needed background vocals ASAP and Ryan pulled thru in less than 24 hrs with great tracks. Perfect execution!

  8. Review by Bryant L.
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    Ryan lent his amazing voice to my song and it took it to another level. He was easy to work with, good communicator and really wanted to make sure that I got what I wanted. Highly recommended!

  9. Review by Teddy T.
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    Rayan gave me exactly what I wanted! It was a great pleasure to work with him, I highly recommend him

  10. Review by James H.
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    Ryan is awesome. He has such a great, rich voice full of emotion. He's super professional and responsive. You can't go wrong with Ryan!

  11. Review by Martin
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    Stop looking for a singer – Ryan is the real deal! Ryan did an excellent job and delivered in time – he's also soooo easy to work with. I couldn't be happier. I mean it. Thanks again!

  12. Review by beatsteppers
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    Ryan was killer. Big voice, attention to detail, and fast.

    Gave us exactly what we needed. Highly recommended.

  13. Review by Dan Allen Music
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    Ryan Freaking killed my last project which was a harder edged rock/country song, Ryan is an amazing talent and I love his material as a writer and artist as well check out "Keep Up"

  14. Review by David Tolliver
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    Ryan is one of the most talented people I have ever had the pleasure of working with. He can do everything and do it at an elite level. I would highly recommend him for any music need you have!

  15. Review by Brandon Ray
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    Ryan is a TRUE Pro! I've been working with him for over 3 years now and his talent never ceases to amaze me. He has some of the best songwriting chops, production skills, and fresh approach to every project he touches. And don't even get me started on his VOICE! Seriously one of the best I've ever heard and he just keeps getting better. Hire Kinder today, you'll be glad you did!

  16. Review by Denny White
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    Ryan is a one of a kind creator, musician, songwriter, singer and all round great collaborator to work with, highly recommend him for whatever your project needs!

Interview with Ryan Kinder

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

  2. A: My last single, "Stay" I am especially proud of. I wrote, produced, sang and played guitar on the track and to see it from the inception all the way to having people sing it back to me at shows is an indescribable feeling!

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

  4. A: I am working on a full length album (in the studio that I do the SoundBetter work in) and recording/mixing/mastering songs for synch (film/television) that are being placed.

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

  6. A: Brandon Ray

  7. Q: Analog or digital and why?

  8. A: It depends on the gear, honestly. There is some digital gear that sounds GREAT but sometimes the real thing is the winner. If I had the option of having all the gear I have in analog form I would most likely lean that way. There is a sonic purity in the real deal that digital can't completely emulate.

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

  10. A: My promise is to deliver what they need to the best of my ability.

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

  12. A: Seeing someone connect so deeply to something you have poured yourself into. It is the biggest thanks and appreciation someone can get as a musician. If something moves you, then its a job well done.

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

  14. A: "Can you get the guitar/vocal/track to sound like "x" My answer is I will do my absolute best to bring that feel to your track. If it's not there, then we will get it right!

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

  16. A: That it's all backstage parties, shows and crazy times. It is truly a lot of work to take a song from conception to the listeners ears and then the real hard work starts when you begin to tour. It is a ton of fun but it is not an easy gig.

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

  18. A: What music inspires you? Thats a good judge of the creative direction I should lean towards.

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

  20. A: Communication is key. If you have a vibe or style you're looking for let me know! The more you tell me the more I can get your project where you want it to be!

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

  22. A: Do we have electricity on this island?! I would take my first Stratocaster, my Martin D-28, an SM7, my apollo twin and my mac computer!

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

  24. A: I grew up playing in church. I began writing my own songs and playing out when I was 15. I began to play the bar scene as soon as I was able. I went to the University Of Alabama and continued playing with my band at bars, parties, clubs and weddings throughout college until April 27th, 2011 when the tornado devastated Tuscaloosa. I had been making weekly trips to Nashville to write for my last two years at college but the near death experience with the tornado made me realize life was too short and I moved to Nashville as soon as I could. I was signed a few years after I moved to Nashville and have been writing and performing ever since!

  25. Q: How would you describe your style?

  26. A: Riff rock/country with sultry southern vocals.

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

  28. A: Gary Clark Jr. He is as authentic as they come. There is such a raw realness to him that not many people have.

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

  30. A: Don't fix it in post. Get it right before you move on!

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

  32. A: Country, rock, film/television.

  33. Q: What's your strongest skill?

  34. A: Bringing something new and exciting to a track. I believe I can fill out vocals and make the guitar lines or rhythm guitar memorable.

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

  36. A: Distinct vocal tone (be it lead or harmonies), creative and great sounding guitar parts! I think I bring an authenticity to recordings. The singer/guitarist has to believe it or no one listening will!

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

  38. A: I will listen and get to know the song very intently before I sing or play a note. I hate rushing things. It's gotta be right and rushed work isn't good work!

  39. Q: Tell us about your studio setup.

  40. A: Secluded upstairs room with a closet converted into a vocal booth/acoustic guitar setup! I work through an Apollo Twin into Logic Pro X.

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

  42. A: John Mayer, Gary Clark Jr, Rob Thomas, Chris Stapleton inspire me musically. I love Jay Joyce, Jon Bellion, Ross Copperman, Shane McAnally, Timbaland, Jesse Frasure, and many more producers!

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

  44. A: I do lead vocals, low/high harmonies, top-line lyric or melody on clients songs, record electric and acoustic

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Name and likeness is to remain anonymous/not used on release. Agreed upon publishing. All final files will be delivered when the balance is paid in full - Turnaround is 3-4 days.

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