Hey I’m Alex! Think about this! You spend your time wanting to write the best song you can before taking it into the studio. The engineer is happy to record you and get paid, but what about your song? Is it as good as it can be? Don’t wait for a label before you start working with writers. Let’s take it to that next level now!
Top line writing (melody over music)
Composition (tv film)
Song adjustments and structuring (including all instrumentation, tempo and style of drum fills)
Recording vocals, harmonies, BV’s and vocal stacks.
Drum programming or live electric drums
Guitar (electric or acoustic)
I have been playing and writing music for over 20 years and have had my music featured on BBC Radio 1, MTV, and Kerrang.
I can write for any genre and bring a big focus on making sure your music has the commercial value needed to succeed in the mainstream world
I also provide consultations on your specific project via skype so that you are fully understanding my input. Examples of any suggested improvements can also be provided by myself as I play multiple instruments such as guitar bass and drums.
If you have any questions just hit the green contact button.
Hope to hear from you soon so we can start creating something great.
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3 ReviewsEndorse Alex Fearn
Vocally collaborated with Alex, during his time in Diamond Days... Such a pleasure to work with, enthusiastic, confident and sets a great vision for the end result 🙌🏼
I have been working with on live sound on Alex's band "Diamond Days" and I have also done some recordings for his new band called "Four Thousand Miles". Every time I have worked with Alex, he has demonstrated a great level of professionalism and an excellent skill set when it comes to songwriting!
Alex Fearn is a great musician. It was amazing working with him. He is great at what he does, very professional and is such a down to earth easy to get along with guy. I recommended him highly!
Interview with Alex Fearn
Q: Tell us about a project you worked on you are especially proud of and why. What was your role?
A: I was the lead vocalist in a rock band called Diamond Days. We toured the uk and our music was featured on kerrang tv, kerrang radio, MTV Rock, BBC Radio 1, XFM. Our music was featured in rocksound magazine, kerrang magazine big cheese magazine on multiple occasions and we received an endorsement from converse.
Q: What are you working on at the moment?
A: I am in a new band “Four Thousand Miles” who live in four different counties. We record our music individually from our home studios and have been releasing this through all major digital outlets. I am write for other artists and have been doing this recently.
Q: Is there anyone on SoundBetter you know and would recommend to your clients?
A: Seb Berrios (vocal producer) Arthur Indrikovs ( mixing and mastering engineer) Alex May (session drummer)
Q: Analog or digital and why?
A: Digital is what I prefer as I feel this is the way forward and will only continue to improve. Although using a big SSL console would be great.
Q: What's your 'promise' to your clients?
A: I treat their project as it was my own, transparency is given at all times.
Q: What do you like most about your job?
A: The variation of styles excites me and this passion shows through to the client.
Q: What questions do customers most commonly ask you? What's your answer?
A: How did I write the melody so quickly. My answer to this is that in most cases the melody comes to me the first time I hear the song.
Q: What's the biggest misconception about what you do?
A: People often think I mix and master the song too which is not the case. I will demo the ideas prior to these songs being taken into the studio.
Q: What questions do you ask prospective clients?
A: What direction they are heading in and what emotion are they wanting to put across in their song / music.
Q: What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?
A: Expect honest guidance and opinions on how we can achieve you goals with the music. Be clear on the direction and mood you want achieve with your music and highlight am influences that inspire you.
Q: If you were on a desert island and could take just 5 pieces of gear, what would they be?
A: Kemper, Headphones, Les Paul, Roland TD-17 MacBook Pro
Q: What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?
A: I have been writing and touring music in a serious way since 2013 but have been playing music for 21 years. After having writing sessions with various artists it became clear to me that I was addicting a lot of value to songs for other artists from various genres. I enjoyed the variation and decided to write for other artists occasionally and have been doing this since 2015
Q: How would you describe your style?
A: Honest and transparent but delivered in a constructive and polite manner.
Q: Which artist would you like to work with and why?
A: Patrick Stump from fallout boy and he has a unique voice and has shown commercial value consistently since 2003 no matter how much their genre of music has changed.
Q: Can you share one music production tip?
A: Mixing quietly gives a much better result and protects your ears from getting tired too quickly.
Q: What type of music do you usually work on?
A: Rock and Pop
Q: What's your strongest skill?
A: Top line melodies and musical arrangements
Q: What do you bring to a song?
A: I strengthen the quality of a song and bring hook lines that and likely to improve the commercial value
Q: What's your typical work process?
A: I will open the session and loop it whilst sitting on various instruments. I will memo and hooks or ideas for improvements and then demo these ideas. I will then look at the song length and overall Mood of the song and access if any of the chord progressions or melodies can be improved.
Q: Tell us about your studio setup.
A: I have a mixture of different guitars which includes a fender telecaster, Ibanez RG, Gibson Les Paul, and Gibson SG. I use a Taylor and an Avalon for acoustic performances. For drums I use a Roland-TD17K electric drums kit and record through a focusrite interface using Slate drums and superior drummer. I have a variety of mics such as SM57, SM58, Rode NT1A for recording vocals and live amps and mix through a set of KRK or Adams monitors. I use Logic Pro x as my primary DAW.
Q: What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?
A: Romesh Dodangoda and John Feldman
Q: Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.
A: Top line writing, re-arranging and making improvements to music to add commercial value