Need great lyrics? I'm a Singer-songwriter, classically trained with B.S. Music degree. I have an advanced understanding of music theory and can write you any type of melody, chords, accompaniment, and/or lyrics that you want! If you would like me to track the vocals for a demo, I could do that as well! I am able to record from home.
I have written lyrics and recorded in the genres of: pop, rock, and indie. I'm classically trained, and a former student at the Vienna Opera Academy. I am able to record and send high-quality vocals from home.
I can write and record melodies, chord progressions, accompaniment, and lyrics for you!
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Interview with Jessica Ellis
Q: Tell us about a project you worked on you are especially proud of and why. What was your role?
A: I worked on a project with 3 other writers this past April. We wrote, recorded, and produced the song within less than a week, and it came out great! I'm in a private music membership group that is connected to many executives, A&R, etc. in the current music industry. Our song was passed along to them, and we got some good feedback!
Q: What are you working on at the moment?
A: I'm working on multiple co-writes with a couple different artists. I've also been studying and learning more about vocal production!
Q: Is there anyone on SoundBetter you know and would recommend to your clients?
A: I've not met anyone else on SoundBetter... Yet!
Q: Analog or digital and why?
A: I suppose I don't have much of an opinion on this topic.
Q: What's your 'promise' to your clients?
A: I will do the best I can in the time frame agreed upon.
Q: What do you like most about your job?
A: I absolutely love music and I love working with people and combining our creative powers even more!
Q: What questions do customers most commonly ask you? What's your answer?
A: What's your background with music? What type of songs do you write? I've studied music since I was 10 years old, starting with piano and violin lessons. I write pop ballads mostly, but can write a lot of different genres including country, pop rock, rock, indie pop.
Q: What's the biggest misconception about what you do?
A: That music is "easy!" (It can be, after lots of strenuous studying and practice!)
Q: What questions do you ask prospective clients?
A: What is the time frame of your project? What are your expectations with your project? What do you hope to accomplish through your project?
Q: What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?
A: I would say to definitely go with someone who you connect with emotionally, as friends. The energy in sessions is SO much better when you have a friendly relationship. The best music, in my opinion, comes from groups of friends who work well together.
Q: If you were on a desert island and could take just 5 pieces of gear, what would they be?
A: Mic, interface, laptop, keyboard, headphones
Q: What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?
A: I've been studying music seriously for the past 5 years. It's been my career path all throughout college and beyond.
Q: How would you describe your style?
A: Some of my songs are more laid-back, and some are high-energy. It depends on who I'm working with. My style is being able to work with a wide range of people and styles.
Q: Which artist would you like to work with and why?
A: I'd love to work with Lady Gaga because she is one of my favorite singers and she is such a versatile artist and inspiring individual.
Q: Can you share one music production tip?
A: I would say to definitely align your vocal takes, so everything is in sync. Also, diction is so important in production. It's important to get a great, understandable vocal take.
Q: What type of music do you usually work on?
A: Mostly pop!
Q: What's your strongest skill?
A: Definitely lyrics. I'm good at writing, so lyrics come pretty naturally to me.
Q: What do you bring to a song?
A: Since I am a trained singer and also have advanced knowledge of music theory, I can easily write melodies and accompaniment (chords) and know what sounds good together! I can them make it sound good with my voice, because I have the vocal knowledge to be able to sing many genres!
Q: What's your typical work process?
A: I first pick some topics I'd like to write about. I then start working on the lyrics, melody, and chords. Then I am ready to track the song using the equipment mentioned above.
Q: Tell us about your studio setup.
A: I have a keyboard, microphone, pop filter, DAW and laptop, Audio Interface, and headphones. That gives me the ability to track vocals!
Q: What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?
A: Adele, Lady Gaga,
Q: Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.
A: I write lyric and melody, and track vocals.