Nellie Mar

Songwriter, topliner, vocalist

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Writing raw, authentic, and heart-felt music in EDM/pop was what got signed singer-songwriter, Nellie Mar a publishing deal at Ultra Publishing. Her recent Noah Davis cuts “Suga Daddy” & "Playground" garnered 3M+ streams on Spotify and charted at #36 on iTunes. Her notable co-writes include major label artists Alexander 23, Kiesza & Leyla Blue.

I write quality songs (melody/lyrics) and record my own demos with a top notch high quality microphone. I have several years experience of recording my own vocals to my own songs or tracks from producers. I provide my own vocal mixes, vocal tuning, arrangement and editing as well.

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  • English
  • German

Interview with Nellie Mar

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

  2. A: I am super proud of being apart of Noah Davis's latest album, "Fuck Flowers". I co-wrote the songs “Suga Daddy” & "Playground" that garnered 2M+ streams on Spotify and charted at #36 on iTunes and hit #4 on the iTunes albums chart. I also have several songs on hold with artists looking to release coming this year. Stay tuned!

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

  4. A: At the moment I am recording a bunch of toplines for major label artists, working on my own recorded music, doing tons of co-writing sessions, and doing Kygo's monthly course to get better at my production skills.

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

  6. A: Yes! My friend and amazing songwriter Lauren Ioffrida, producer Tommy Krazert, and COASTR. music does amazing remixes!

  7. Q: Analog or digital and why?

  8. A: Digital, it's all I know!

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

  10. A: To deliver the best top notch quality work I can provide.

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

  12. A: The electric moments of getting amazing lightning bolt ideas, and then melodies and lyrics seamlessly come together.

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

  14. A: They ask, "How fast can you write a song." I say it totally varies but I can usually be done within a few hours tops.

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

  16. A: That being a songwriter is glamorous. It's a job that requires dedication and effort just like any other!

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

  18. A: What is your goal with the music you are looking to receive?

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

  20. A: Do research on who you want to hire. Listen to as many samples of their music as possible to make sure its the best fit for what you're looking for.

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

  22. A: Microphone. Guitar. MIDI keyboard. Piano. Headphones.

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

  24. A: My career path is a songwriter. I have been doing this full-time for two years now.

  25. Q: How would you describe your style?

  26. A: My aim is to write the best lyrics/melodies that you would hear on Top 40 Radio. My style is mainstream, emotional, euphoric, powerful, anthemic.

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

  28. A: Ryan Tedder because I think his melodies and lyrics are genius and always make me feel uplifted.

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

  30. A: Consistency.

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

  32. A: Pop/EDM/Dance.

  33. Q: What's your strongest skill?

  34. A: My strongest skill is melody.

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

  36. A: I bring catchy melodic hooks, strong and clever lyrics, and a unique perspective to stand out.

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

  38. A: It always varies. It sometimes starts with my publisher sending me tracks to topline to, or working on a song concept and creating the song on guitar or piano and then to a track in Logic.

  39. Q: Tell us about your studio setup.

  40. A: I have a sound treated room that I work out of in my home equipped with my microphone, mic stand, piano keyboard, MIDI keyboard and guitar.

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

  42. A: From a young age my biggest influences have been Colbie Caillat, Avril Lavigne, Taylor Swift, Sia, and Julia Michaels.

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

  44. A: My work ranges from the creative to the technical. I song write, record vocals, layout production, and play guitar & piano.

Hole in My Heart

I was the Singer & Songwriter (Sam Bierman finished production) in this production

Terms Of Service

48 hour turn around time, 2 revisions included with price.

GenresSounds Like
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  • Taylor Swift
  • Kelsea Ballerini
Gear Highlights
  • Neumann TLM 103 Microphone
  • Mac Computer
  • Focusrite interface
  • Taylor Guitar
  • Yahama electric keyboard
  • M-Audio Midi Keyboard.
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