Hey my name is Amy and I am offering my topline skills to anyone who needs! My specialties are vocals, flute and alto sax. I have a soft yet soulful voice that sits well over lofi, jazz, electronic, pop and folk music. My flute and sax playing style is versatile but mostly free and improvised. Send me your instrumental and let's create!
. 20-year old singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist from Sydney.
. Good understanding of production and mixing.
. Professional session musician - sax, flute, guitar, vocals.
. Professional songwriter - topline work.
. Career highlight: Played on Australia's biggest commercial radio station KIIS 1065.
. This year I will graduate from University with a bachelor of music majoring in songwriting.
. My main project is a solo project called Little Green.
. Really keen to write for other people and projects too.
. I am up and coming/ super enthusiastic, so I will give 110% to your project.
Tell me about your project and how I can help, through the 'Contact' button above.
2 ReviewsEndorse Amy Nelson
Amy's musicianship and versatility as a top-liner, multi-instrumentalist, and producer is simply exceptional. Her professional attitude and quick turnaround would impress anyone who has the pleasure of working with her. A five star review seems a bit underrated for the quality of work she produces. Vote for Amy!
Anyone who decides to work with Amy will be blown away. She is an incredibly talented singer, songwriter and multi instrumentalist. She has a matured ear and understanding of music which allows for fast creative writing sessions.
We’ve written multiple tracks with Amy on the Boulevarde project. Check out “Time Your Time” to hear her vocal and flute solo!
Interview with Amy Nelson
Q: Tell us about a project you worked on you are especially proud of and why. What was your role?
A: I am proud of the track featured on my profile (Take Your Time) because of how collaborative the process was. My role was co-writer, singer and flautist. I am proud of the way we managed to merge my earthy flute sound with the electronic production bed.
Q: What are you working on at the moment?
A: My solo project.
Q: Is there anyone on SoundBetter you know and would recommend to your clients?
A: Not yet, I am new!
Q: Analog or digital and why?
A: Digital. I was born in 2000.
Q: What's your 'promise' to your clients?
A: I will do my best to make sure you are happy and ensure there is open, honest communication between us both throughout the entire process.
Q: What do you like most about your job?
A: The freedom.
Q: What questions do customers most commonly ask you? What's your answer?
A: Have you seen Anchor Man? Yes.
Q: What's the biggest misconception about what you do?
A: No idea.
Q: What questions do you ask prospective clients?
A: Do you have any references? What is your timeline/due date?
Q: What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?
A: Give me as much information as possible at the start so we can start strong!
Q: If you were on a desert island and could take just 5 pieces of gear, what would they be?
A: Flute, guitar, tape recorder, books, surf board.
Q: What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?
A: Bachelor of Music majoring in Songwriting 2020. First spin on commercial radio 2020. Up and coming.
Q: How would you describe your style?
Q: Which artist would you like to work with and why?
A: Flume. Because I don't understand how he does what he does.
Q: Can you share one music production tip?
A: The listener can only focus on three things at once, so choose what you want to highlight.
Q: What type of music do you usually work on?
A: Electronic, pop, jazz, lofi, and acoustic.
Q: What's your strongest skill?
A: Flute and vocals.
Q: What do you bring to a song?
A: Something familiar yet unique.
Q: What's your typical work process?
A: I usually improvise with my voice or instruments until I find an idea that sticks. If nothing comes, I consult the songwriting tools I have built up. I always have lyric ideas written in my journal somewhere.
Q: Tell us about your studio setup.
A: I have a home studio setup and use Logic Pro X to record. I have access to a range of microphones but my go to is my Audio Technica condenser mic, or my Rode NT1.
Q: What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?
A: As a singer I am inspired by Joni Mitchell, Vera Blue, Ella Fitzgerald and whatever is on the radio. As a flute player, my biggest inspiration is Ian Anderson from Jethro Tull and I grew up listening to a lot of jazz flute. As a sax player, I am inspired by Candy Dulfer, Pink Floyd's 'Dark Side of The Moon' album and Eric Marienthal.
Q: Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.
A: I mostly do topline vocal melody and lyrics. Sometimes I throw in a sax or flute solo and see if they like it :)