Paul Yelland

Trance Ghost Producer

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I am a dedicated trance producer who has been involved in writing electronic dance music for over twenty years. I enjoy working with clients from different countries and offer a professional and friendly service.

I am available to write your next trance track. I also specialize in remix work. I have Pro tools, Ableton Live and FL Studio plus an long list of industry standard plugins from Waves, Fab Filter, Slate etc. I am flexible and offer unlimited adjustments - the track is only finished when the client is happy. All production files including stems and midi are included.

Would love to hear from you. Click the contact button above to get in touch.

Interview with Paul Yelland

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

  2. A: I used to be part of an old school Goa Trance act who had their tracks played around the globe.

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

  4. A: 3 x ghost productions for different clients and a remix

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

  6. A: No

  7. Q: Analog or digital and why?

  8. A: Digital because working in the box is quicker and has less faffing around with midi sync and audio inputs etc.

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

  10. A: The track is not finished until the client is happy

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

  12. A: Locked away in my own little world

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

  14. A: Will the customer own all rights to release / resell the track on completion and payment - YES. Once I have finished a project, you can do what you want with it.

  15. Q: What's the biggest misconception about what you do?

  16. A: It is easy and does not take very long to produce a trance track

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

  18. A: What tracks should the ghost production sound like? Can you provide titles for use as reference tracks.

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

  20. A: Be clear on what your requirements are - communication is key to achieving the best results.

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

  22. A: Laptop, Sylenth vst, Virus snow TI, Sen 650 headphones, Midi keyboard

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

  24. A: 20 plus years

  25. Q: How would you describe your style?

  26. A: Uplifting, driving, emotional, acidic

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

  28. A: New and upcoming as they are the future.

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

  30. A: Rest your ears often and come back to a track in production after a short break - you will have a fresh perspective on how it sounds and will pick up on mistakes that you might have missed before.

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

  32. A: Uplifting, Driving, Acidic Trance

  33. Q: What's your strongest skill?

  34. A: Perseverance, patience and dedication.

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

  36. A: Passion and drive with a touch of darkness and emotion.

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

  38. A: It depends on the track, but I tend to develop the songs melodies and character first and then arrange it properly.

  39. Q: Tell us about your studio setup.

  40. A: I have Pro Tools, FL, Live and industry standard plugins.

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

  42. A: Various. Individual songs inspire me.

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

  44. A: I tend to get asked to ghost produce from scratch.

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Gear Highlights
  • Pro Tools
  • Ableton Live
  • FL Studio
  • Waves Plugins
  • Fab Filter
  • Slate Digital
  • Access Virus
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