Tell us about a project you worked on you are especially proud of and why. What was your role?
Stephen Oaks ft Levi & Lorela - "halfway there" - I was the songwriter, vocal arranger & vocal engineer.
It was my first song released by Warner Music
What are you working on at the moment?
Many projects for Germany
Is there anyone on SoundBetter you know and would recommend to your clients?
A Rose Jackson (singer)
Analog or digital and why?
Digital. Faster workflow, recall old sessions with ease, better organization.
What's your 'promise' to your clients?
I will always do my best, and if you don't like it, I will try again.
What do you like most about your job?
I do what comes easy, and for that you will thank me.
What questions do customers most commonly ask you? What's your answer?
Can you write me a song like this (example)? My answer is : Yes.
What questions do you ask prospective clients?
What style song are you looking for? Can you provide any samples of current songs?
What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?
Offer me examples of other songs that you enjoy.
If you were on a desert island and could take just 5 pieces of gear, what would they be?
pro tools, microphone, mic pre, acoutic guitar, midi controller
What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?
How would you describe your style?
Unique, memorable, me.
Which artist would you like to work with and why?
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.
Can you share one music production tip?
melody is everything
What type of music do you usually work on?
House, Deep House, EDM, Pop
What's your strongest skill?
My strongest skill is writing from a female perspective and also maintaining a universal lyrical theme.
What do you bring to a song?
I bring emotion, ups and downs, and character to a song. I have the ability to write for Female and Male singers.
What's your typical work process?
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.
Tell us about your studio setup.
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.
What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?
I am inspired by people like Max Martin and other songwriters & producers who work behind the scenes on amazing projects.
Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.
I often write lyrics & melody over existing music tracks. I write for female artists and male artists.