Cora Vasseur


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Need a unique voice or a quirky songwriter for your track? I started songwriting when I went through Second City's Comedy writing program and started singing when I was a paraprofessional for people with Autism. I'm now a recording artist who has been featured on online radio and podcasts.

Services I offer:

Vocals and Background Vocals

You will get a calm, patient, and positive experience working with me and I specialize in helping creatives get what they're feeling or thinking out into the music.

Tell me about your project and how I can help, through the 'Contact' button above.

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  1. Review by Matt Griffo

    Cora is such an awesome songwriter. The way she writes really makes the listener feel those emotions. Her writing is so powerful.

Interview with Cora Vasseur

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

  2. A: When I got started I worked with several music directors in sketch comedy shows. They created the music and I created the words. I loved how we were in the flow and worked fast and the final products were in shows that made people laugh and were the highlights of their days.

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

  4. A: A series of singles.

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

  6. A: Kris Bradley of BoomFox Productions. She's my mentor and amazing.

  7. Q: Analog or digital and why?

  8. A: Digital. It gives you time and you can take as many takes as you need/want.

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

  10. A: I promise to give 110% to your project, to keep communicating through the process, and always make the deadline.

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

  12. A: I love the magic of creating something, collaborating and connecting with someone's vision to help them create what they hear in their head.

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

  14. A: They ask about turnaround and price. Prices are above. Turnaround varies, but it's usually never longer than a week and I always make the deadline we've decided upon.

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

  16. A: Artists are flakey and challenging to deal with. I pride myself on communication and listening.

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

  18. A: I usually ask what artists or songs inspired the song they're asking me to work on.

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

  20. A: Give artist or song examples if you can. It helps guide the direction.

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

  22. A: I would take my laptop with Logic, my mic, my interface, midi controller and my acoustic guitar.

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

  24. A: I've done toplining and lyrics since 2010. I've been singing for 3 years.

  25. Q: How would you describe your style?

  26. A: My style has been described as a girls night out with Kacey Musgraves and Joni Mitchell, fun and uplifting.

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

  28. A: I would like to hold a seance or time travel to work with Elliott Smith. I love his way with words and his recording techniques to create these simple, but powerful songs.

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

  30. A: You have time. Breath. One of the great things about digital and recording at home is we can do several takes.

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

  32. A: I usually work on a lot of "hyphen" genres: folk-pop, folk-rock, acoustic pop. If someone wants something to be heavily influenced by a genre, I can bring in that style. I grew up on music from the 60's and a wide range of rock.

  33. Q: What's your strongest skill?

  34. A: My strongest skill is helping people say what they want to say and how they feel.

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

  36. A: I bring optimism, a quirky sense of humor, and different way of seeing things. I love making connections and creating unique metaphors. I bring patience and create space for an idea to come out and develop.

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

  38. A: I listen to the client, asking them what songs or artists they like, were inspired by or what sound/vibe they're looking for. I listen to the track and see how it makes me feel. I write an intuitive take with the client's inspiration in mind and fine tune until it's what the client wants.

  39. Q: Tell us about your studio setup.

  40. A: I have a home studio that includes Logix Pro X, an Audio Technica AT2020 condenser mic, Scarlett Focusrite interface.

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

  42. A: There are so many from so many genres, but I really like Elliott Smith, Phoebe Bridgers, and Josh Ramsay.

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

  44. A: My most common work for clients is listening to what they want, what they're looking for and creating a unique melody or topline for them.

Cora Vasseur Demo Reel

I was the Singer Songwriter in this production

Terms Of Service

**25% expedite fee for projects needed in 48 hours or less **50% topline **Please specify if you're looking to do a "work for hire/buyout" in your proposal.

GenresSounds Like
  • Kacey Musgraves
  • Alison Krauss
  • Phoebe Bridgers
Gear Highlights
  • Logic Pro X
  • Audio Technica AT2020 condenser mic
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