Former rock singer/guitarist now transforming to sync songwriting PG-rated. NO EXPLICIT PROJECTS. Songwriting collaboration possible, or, if you want to arrange/mix/master at TV/Film quality, I can offer you a 50% songwriter split for payment if you belong to a PRO.
Exploring the world of sync songwriting as a female vocalist/songwriter/guitarist. I record on Logic Pro X in my home studio. I can only get so far with my mixing knowlege. I need a pro to add the polish for TV/Film.
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Interview with Debra Cohen MUSIC
Q: What do you like most about your job?
A: I dream music. Its nice to get paid for dreams!
Q: What questions do customers most commonly ask you? What's your answer?
A: Who do you sound like? Gee ... I'm versatile at 65. I cannot seem to put myself in that box, so go listen to some of my songs and you can tell me who I sound like: www.debracohenmusic.bandcamp.com
Q: Tell us about a project you worked on you are especially proud of and why. What was your role?
A: I was a producer on my debut CD back in 2009 with Bob Sandifer. I really liked working with him because he was able to convert my sound description requests into the arrangements into polished songs.
Q: What are you working on at the moment?
A: learning the craft of sync licensing producer. A whole new ball game compared to my former band daze.
Q: Is there anyone on SoundBetter you know and would recommend to your clients?
A: Kris Bradley
Q: Analog or digital and why?
A: I grew up on analog but now its a digital world, so, I'm in
Q: What's your 'promise' to your clients?
A: My heart & soul goes into every track
Q: What's the biggest misconception about what you do?
A: Music can move people to action - its not just a bunch of noise
Q: What questions do you ask prospective clients?
A: Questions depend on the type of project
Q: What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?
A: Send me 24-bit 44.1 music bed WAV file(s) with an audio lyric ref. if you want me to sing your melody. If you want me to create a melody, then send me lyrics or intention for the song.
Q: If you were on a desert island and could take just 5 pieces of gear, what would they be?
A: My acoustic guitar, Crate amp, voice recorder, Music composition book, and my Siddur
Q: What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?
A: I was in a New Wave band in the 80's. I've been a performer off and on in churches. Now settling into sync production for movie/TV/film
Q: How would you describe your style?
A: Folk-Rock music with a Bluesy-Jazz vocal
Q: Which artist would you like to work with and why?
A: Kris Bradley - she's a full-timer at what I'm hoping to achieve
Q: Can you share one music production tip?
A: Using a provided DAW template is great for doing production work
Q: What type of music do you usually work on?
A: Folk-Rock-Blues and Country Rock
Q: What's your strongest skill?
A: Vocal Adaptability in multiple genres
Q: What do you bring to a song?
A: Expression. Unique vocals.
Q: What's your typical work process?
A: I hear your music bed and I create a melody for you or sing your melody with provided lyric sheet/audio reference
Q: Tell us about your studio setup.
A: Logic Pro X with stock plug-ins, Les Paul and custom acoustic guitars
Q: What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?
A: Kris Bradley hands down! I'm her wannabee:)
Q: Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.
A: Create top line vocals to your music ( provide me w/ clean lyrics and audio ref) and deliver WAV file to you, or write/record song.