James Mulhern

Session Musician / Producer

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22 years of instrumental, vocal and compositional experience. Recent roles include: - Arranger, guitarist, keyboardist, and recording engineer for The Gentle Hits - - Vocalist, lyricist, songwriter, and guitarist for What Laura Says -

Stranded in the middle of an incomplete song? Have an idea that moves you but has been in "demo mode" for way too long?

In my experience, collaboration is among the greatest tools in the fight against stagnation. If you're like me, sometimes it takes just a small shift in perspective to find a creative opening and get back to that original feeling you loved about your idea. I'd like to help you with this.

Instrumentally my first loves are acoustic and electric guitar, but I can also help with electric bass, acoustic and electric piano, hammond organ, live and programmed drums, and vocals as well as primary/secondary melodies and harmonies, song construction, lyrics and arrangement. If need be, I'd even enjoy to provide insight/help regarding recording technique on your end of things.

If any of these sound like an area where you could use some help feel free to reach out about your project and let's see what we can do.

I strive to be a solid listener and a deliberate player. I take good notes and give constructive feedback. I prefer to keep things laid back but professional and timely.

If you enjoy to communicate well, we will get along.


Tell me about your project and how I can help, through the 'Contact' button above.


AllMusic verified credits for What Laura Says
  • What Laura Says

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  1. Review by Adam Bruce
    by Adam Bruce

    Worked together over the last decade. James filled in on some key performances for me on keyboards when I broke my wrist, helped me compose and track beach boys style backing vocals for a single, and now is helping me to find and use the right preamps and mics. Rare to find someone of this talent/skill set that is professional and not egotistcal.

The Pay Roll by The Gentle Hits

I was the arranger / electric guitarist / pianist / recording engineer / producer in this production

Terms Of Service

Varies by project but generally :

- Deliver Files in .wav format via WeTransfer
- 3 revisions will typically get the job done
- Turnaround time general window is 2 to 5 days per song/track

GenresSounds Like
  • Hank Snow
  • Buddy Holly
  • John Prine
Gear Highlights
  • Gretsch Silvertone and Kay Guitars
  • Airline and Fender Amplifiers
  • Rickenbacker Bass
  • Neumann U47fet
  • Trident 75 Series Console
  • UA Apollo 16
  • UA 710 preamps
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