If you're looking for a sophisticated deep house or down tempo sound, sultry vocals, or endless top-lines, I'm your girl!
Tyler Stone is a vocalist, musician, producer/remixer, and DJ, who has built her career as one of the first female house music producers and has achieved several top ten Billboard Dance hits with her distinctive West Coast, deep house style. After receiving a degree in Jazz from Cornish College of the Arts, she moved to San Francisco and embarked on an electronic production career showcasing her talents with some of Dance and Pop music’s finest artists such as Sting, Phoenix, Zero 7, Everything But the Girl, Armand Van Helden, Crystal Waters and N’SYNC.
Tyler continues to push the envelop of electronic production with her band Sutro, where she lends her sophisticated programming and sultry vocals to their fresh combination of live musicianship and DJ sensibility. She remains active in house and electronic music with her remix and production work and keeps her ear to the ground with her weekly DJ residency. She is a voting member of The Recording Academy (GRAMMYs) and currently serves as a National Trustee for the Pacific NW Chapter.
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Another amazing project completed with Tyler. Very professional and she understood very well what I wanted for the track. Tyler is a pleasure to work with and is such a kind/friendly person to be around!
Tyler is amazing!!! A very professional Job again, the song sounds great. She knew exactly what the song needed and remixed it in the first go. Highly recommend her for your projects !! You won’t regret it.
Great to work with Tyler. Very sensitive and full of respect regarding the wishes and visions of the client. Great communicator (also with a great sense of humor) and delievering very professional results. Highly recommended.
Tyler is an absolute pleasure to work with. She listened to what I wanted and put her spin on it to great success. She created the perfect remix for me and I love it. I will definitely be working with her again.
Interview with Tyler Stone
Q: Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.
A: The bulk of my work and what I’m known best for is remixing. As a vocalist myself, I really enjoy working with the vocals of a song and finding a new interpretation of the original. I may chop them up or keep them intact or more often, a little of both. Sometimes it’s just a matter of bumping’ up the beat and sometimes a whole new chord structure is developed. I always let the song lead me to the direction I'll take.
Q: What's your typical work process?
A: For remixes, I start by listening to the original song and form an idea of the direction I want to go. I always start with the kick, build the drums and start placing the vocals. I then start to layer in chords and soundscapes and finally crashes and breaks. Original production is very much the same, only, I don't always have the vocals to work with right away.
Q: What do you bring to a song?
A: I look for the song within the song and bring all it’s best elements forward.
Q: What's your strongest skill?
A: Remixes and vocal production
Q: What type of music do you usually work on?
A: House, indie dance, electronic, nu disco, down tempo
Q: Can you share one music production tip?
A: Get your sounds dialed right from the start so you can mix the track as you go.
Q: How would you describe your style?
A: Deep, lush, groove based, sultry vocals
Q: What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?
A: I got into remixing in the nineties in San Francisco where I finely tuned my chops at 3rd Floor Productions now Moulton Studios. I had the privilege of working with some of dance and pop music's finest and had several top 10 Billboard dance hits. My vocal style is a result of many years of working as a producer and knowing exactly what is needed to get the job done.
Q: What do you like most about your job?
A: Getting lost in the music and taking you with me.
Q: What's your 'promise' to your clients?
A: I’ll uncover your gem. It's my goal to deliver my best work yet, every time.
Q: Analog or digital and why?
A: Whatever works best for the job, however, I mostly work in the digital domain as I find it to be fast and powerful.
Q: What questions do you ask prospective clients?
A: What direction do you have in mind? What is the end goal for the mix? Club? Radio?
Q: What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?
A: If you're looking for something specific, please make sure you have listened to my production and it fits your sound aesthetic. If you're not sure what you want, be prepared to take a leap of faith and come on the journey with me.
Q: What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?
A: Marian Hill, Two Feet, Billie Eilish, Maribou State, Gorden City, Ford, Camelphat, Eldrbrook....to name a few.
Q: Tell us about your studio setup.
A: My primary gear is a MacBookPro, UAD Apollo Twin, Roland A-01 controller, Neuman KH series monitors, Neuman U87, DP9 (yes - really), and NI Komplete. Primary plugins include iZotope, Soundtoys, Lexicon, & UAD. I also have a Korg M1 and a microKORG that I dip into occasionally.
Q: Which artist would you like to work with and why?
A: I would love to remix Billie Eilish I love her vocal delivery...it reminds me of jazz vocalist Helen Merrill.
Q: What are you working on at the moment?
A: I'm in the process of writing and recording a new EP with my duo project Objects of Desire.
Q: If you were on a desert island and could take just 5 pieces of gear, what would they be?
A: Laptop, UAD Apollo Twin, Roland A-01 controller, Neuman U87, Neuman KH series monitors