Islandwriter on SoundBetter

I am an experienced lyricist with many songs being currently performed. Have been a gigging vocalist/rhythm guitar player for many years. I am strong on lyrics, weak on writing melodies. Would like to find collaborators for this purpose. I'm easy to work with, creative, and open to most genres.


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Interview with Islandwriter

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

  2. A: My usual and preferred method is to provide lyrics for a musician to interpret. I have also listened to melodies and developed a sense of it, or allowed my creative side to form emotions from it.

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

  4. A: Many, really. Neill Young, Bob Dylan, The Doors, REM, and more.

  5. Q: Tell us about your studio setup.

  6. A: I have a small, in-home setup. I primarily provide lyrics.

  7. Q: What's your strongest skill?

  8. A: Having been a writer all of my adult life, primarily poetry, I bring a sense of emotion to a song.

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

  10. A: Most types

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

  12. A: Neil Young.

  13. Q: How would you describe your style?

  14. A: Deeply personal. Accessible.

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

  16. A: 50 plus years.

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

  18. A: 4 guitars and a good amp!

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

  20. A: Just finished a wonderful collab, ready to start another.

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