Christian Van Ham

Songwriter , Producer

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I write for international acts in the genre of Pop & Dance with major labels like Sony, Universal, Waner, more..

in over 25 countries with top charting DJ acts.

My work has been released under DiscoWax/Sony, Warner Music, Universal, Urban Latin/Urban Dance, Kontor, Nicki Minaj, Pitbull

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Interview with Christian Van Ham

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

  2. A: I often write lyrics & melody over existing music tracks. I write for female artists and male artists.

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

  4. A: I am inspired by people like Max Martin and other songwriters & producers who work behind the scenes on amazing projects.

  5. Q: Tell us about your studio setup.

  6. A: I work remotely from my macbook and often times I work in Studio locations around the country when I am visiting new cities. I am always on the go.

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

  8. A: Typically work process is writing the melody over the music while listening first time through. From there, I go back and write lyrics to fit the melody. Then a listen back the next day and make changes as needed.

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

  10. A: I bring emotion, ups and downs, and character to a song. I have the ability to write for Female and Male singers.

  11. Q: What's your strongest skill?

  12. A: My strongest skill is writing from a female perspective and also maintaining a universal lyrical theme.

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

  14. A: House, Deep House, EDM, Pop

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

  16. A: melody is everything

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

  18. A: Ellie Goulding, she has a very unique voice and style and I think I would do a great job writing her a cool melody and lyric.

  19. Q: How would you describe your style?

  20. A: Unique, memorable, me.

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

  22. A: 10+ years

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

  24. A: pro tools, microphone, mic pre, acoutic guitar, midi controller

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

  26. A: Offer me examples of other songs that you enjoy.

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

  28. A: What style song are you looking for? Can you provide any samples of current songs?

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

  30. A: Can you write me a song like this (example)? My answer is : Yes.

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

  32. A: I do what comes easy, and for that you will thank me.

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

  34. A: I will always do my best, and if you don't like it, I will try again.

  35. Q: Analog or digital and why?

  36. A: Digital. Faster workflow, recall old sessions with ease, better organization.

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

  38. A: A Rose Jackson (singer)

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

  40. A: Many projects for Germany

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

  42. A: Stephen Oaks ft Levi & Lorela - "halfway there" - I was the songwriter, vocal arranger & vocal engineer. It was my first song released by Warner Music


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