Simon Needle

Session Guitarist/Bassist

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I've been recording music since I built a vocal booth in the corner of my basement in high school and have since earned degrees in Jazz Studies and Music Theory. My work involves producing Guitar and Bass for bands like Wisteria and City Playgrounds and I frequently work with rap artists and producers hoping to bring a live 'bounce' to their mixes.

I can offer guitar work in Jazz, Nylon/Classical, Acoustic Singer/Songwriter, Funk, Reggae, Neosoul and Hard Rock styles. I can craft a musically economical solo that ties together your verses and launches you into a chorus or I can provide a syrupy smooth adlib to compliment a verse. I can glue your mix with clean, rhythmic acoustic guitar or anchor a rock tune with driving crunch.

For bass sessions I can write smooth complimentary lines evoking John Patitucci or Pino Palladino or create a funky, bouncy movement like Dua Lipa or Anderson Paak. I've been writing basslines for years and know exactly where a bass should sit in order to compliment the harmonic and melodic content of your song.

Send me an email through 'Contact' button above and I'll get back to you asap.

3 Reviews

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  1. Review by Patrick Blake
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    Simon was a pleasure to work with, very clear with his communication and needs for the project.

    Highly recommended!

  2. Review by Jonas W. K.
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    Simon is incredibly talented, friendly and professional! The music is amazing and it was an absolute pleasure to work with him. Excited to hear more music in the future! Highly recommend!

  3. Review by Elliot James Mulhern Mastering
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    exceptional professional and amazing new sound!! Simon is the real deal!! perfect start to the new year with this latest release!!!! epic!!!!

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Terms Of Service

Turn around time is typically 7 days from correspondence. I offer two edits complementary and will typically provide additional edits for half the cost of booking (unless significant changes needed).

GenresSounds Like
  • Anderson Paak
  • Dua Lipa
  • D'Angelo
Gear Highlights
  • Logic Pro X
  • Ibanez Artcore Semi-Hollow
  • Fender Professional
  • Eastman Electric-Acoustic
  • Fender Jazzmaster Electric Bass
  • Peavy Cirrus Electric 5 String
  • Cordoba Nylon Guitar
  • Line 6 Helix
  • Fender Deluxe Reverb Amplifier
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