Independent singer-songwriter and top-line writer. Based in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.
1 - Vocal recording
2 - Topline writing
3 - Lyric writing
* Diploma in Popular Music Performance by University of Salford (The Manchester College) - Level 4,5
* BA (Hon) in Popular Music Performance by University of East London (ICMP London) - major in Vocals - Level 6
I have 4-year experience in Vietnam's music industry mainly as a singer-songwriter and part-time composer for artists. Please have a look at my profile and portfolio for further consideration:
/ YouTube: trangmusic.com/youtube
/ Spotify: trangmusic.com/spotify
/ Apple Music: trangmusic.com/applemusic
/ Email: email@example.com
/ Viber: +84 901 90 91 96
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Interview with Trang Ngo
Q: Tell us about a project you worked on you are especially proud of and why. What was your role?
A: One of the projects that I'm especially proud of is a commercial song that I wrote for Unilever - Dove for the launching of one of their shampoo products. It was the first time I worked with a brand on a commercial advert song. I chose to focus on the message that the brand is aspired to share widely - I built a story around it with specific details and a top-line lyric that people can get inspired from. The song was somewhat a success to me and I hope it has been a success to the brand.
Q: What do you like most about your job?
A: Creativity challenges.
Q: What questions do you ask prospective clients?
A: What are you looking to accomplish through this track/this production/this project?
Q: What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?
A: If you see what you're looking for in my portfolio, don't hesitate to reach out!
Q: If you were on a desert island and could take just 5 pieces of gear, what would they be?
A: Laptop (and charger), a USB microphone, a midi-keyboard, a pair of earphones/headphones and a positive mind-state.
Q: What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?
A: I'm working to train my songwriting and production skills. I have worked as a singer-songwriter for 4 years.
Q: How would you describe your style?
A: Feminine, sweet, imaginative.
Q: Can you share one music production tip?
A: If the melody sounds good when you sing it, it's a good one.
Q: What type of music do you usually work on?
A: Pop, indie pop, ballad pop
Q: What's your strongest skill?
Q: What do you bring to a song?
A: A story with details and a feeling of closeness.
Q: What's your typical work process?
A: For vocal recording, I explore the lyrics and the genre I'm recording first, in order to understand the style of vocals used in the track. For songwriting, I will try to explore the story and musical concept of the tracks and come up with a topic that can connect with the musical ideas. I can write on an instrumental arrangement or brainstorm from an initial idea and develop it into a song with piano accompaniment.
Q: Tell us about your studio setup.
A: I have an Aston Origin Cardioid Microphone + Audio Technica M50x headphones for recording & a couple of Yamaha HS8 monitor speakers.
Q: What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?
A: My inspirations are Adele, Lana Del Rey, Tom Odell,... They are artists that help me explore artistry & concepts within their unique expression in music.
Q: Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.
A: The most common type of work I do for my clients is songwriting. I compose original songs for singers to express their stories and establish their artistry.