Singer-Songwriter/Music Producer/Edm Vocalist from New Orleans Louisiana
Nick Ray is an independent producer/singer/songwriter from New Orleans. His music career began as a lead singer in the local scene performing with numerous rock and alternative bands. Not wanting to be tied down to a single genre, Ray continues today as a solo, experimental artist writing and producing almost all of his songs as they genre hop between Pop, Soul, Alternative, Hip Hop, and EDM. His soulful voice, along with his natural ability to write and produce exceptional tracks leave Ray poised for a promising musical future, as it’s safe to say he has only scratched the surface.
"With his very strong vocals, it wouldn't be surprising to see this artist take off at any point.
His voice naturally crosses music genres and it's something I'd love to see continue with Nick Ray as he has yet to disappoint." - www.higoodmusic.com
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3 ReviewsEndorse Nick Ray
A great friendly guy to work with, and he delivers fast and on point.
Gonna work with him again for sure in the future!!
I would recommend Nick for anyone looking for best quality work .. Nick helped me build my instrumental from scratch in a timely manner.. Very responsive with updates on the progress and making sure you love the updates of your project. Mix and mastering finish product at the end .. was a great service to work with..
Was a pleasure working with Nick Ray, he's honest, timely, and has a great ear. Would recommend wholeheartedly. :)
Interview with Nick Ray
Q: Tell us about your studio setup.
A: It is simple but efficient and can achieve industry standard results.
Q: What's your typical work process?
A: When doing vocals I normally start with a scratch track and then develop the final with multiple takes.
Q: What do you bring to a song?
A: Feeling and Clarity.
Q: What's your strongest skill?
A: Vocals and Production.
Q: Can you share one music production tip?
A: Get your parts in order before starting the tracking process.
Q: How would you describe your style?
A: Rock, Pop, Indie
Q: What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?
A: Making music on all levels of the biz. Film, Commercials, Radio Singles.
Q: If you were on a desert island and could take just 5 pieces of gear, what would they be?
A: Apollo Interface,Neuman TLM 102,Macbook,Acoustic Guitar and Solar Generator.
Q: What questions do you ask prospective clients?
A: What are you trying to achieve?
Q: What do you like most about your job?
Q: What's your 'promise' to your clients?
A: Will finish anything I agree to.
Q: Analog or digital and why?
A: Both. Analog for warmth. Digital for editing.
Q: Is there anyone on SoundBetter you know and would recommend to your clients?
A: Not yet.
Q: What are you working on at the moment?
A: A single for Warner Music.
Q: Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.
A: Vocal Features, Beats/Instrumentals, Mixing and Mastering.
Q: What type of music do you usually work on?
A: Edm, Rock, Pop and Hip Hop/Trap.
Q: What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?
A: Know what your looking for and flexability.