My name is Charmae, I am a full-time freelance studio vocalist, live performance artist and audio engineer. All of my work is recorded in my professional production studio using high quality equipment. I have completed over a hundred vocal projects and have yet to disappoint. I love what I do and put my all into every single project!
Do you have an instrumental, lyrics and melody ready to go? Perfect! If not, I can help with that. Do you need your song/vocals professionally mixed? I can mix the vocals or I can provide dry vocal stems if you'd like to take care of the mixing yourself.
I'd love to hear about your project. Click the 'Contact' button above to get in touch.
Interview with Charmae
Q: Tell us about a project you worked on you are especially proud of and why. What was your role?
A: I am proud of every project I do and always look forward to hearing the end result.
Q: What are you working on at the moment?
A: My debut album :-)
Q: Is there anyone on SoundBetter you know and would recommend to your clients?
A: Not currently.
Q: Analog or digital and why?
A: I'm going to have to say both. Nothing beats that analog sound and I'm fascinated with the idea that the same sound wave can never be recreated (in analog) but I also love the creative freedom that comes with making music digitally.
Q: What's your 'promise' to your clients?
A: I promise that they will be pleased with the vocals I provide and I will work with them to ensure the best possible result.
Q: What do you like most about your job?
A: Singing has always been and always will be my passion. I feel truly blessed to do what I love for a living.
Q: What questions do customers most commonly ask you? What's your answer?
A: They usually ask if I feel like I can sing their song- I tell them, "yes!'
Q: What's the biggest misconception about what you do?
A: I don't commonly encounter people with misconceptions about my work.
Q: What questions do you ask prospective clients?
A: What kind of style/vibe would they like the song to have?
Q: What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?
A: Do your research to find the best fit for your project.
Q: If you were on a desert island and could take just 5 pieces of gear, what would they be?
A: Computer, microphone, interface, headphones and keyboard.
Q: What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?
A: I have been working as a session vocalist for 5 years and am the lead singer of 2 bands. I also produce music for other artists and shoot music videos.
Q: How would you describe your style?
A: It's difficult for me to say because I love singing all kinds of vocal styles.
Q: Which artist would you like to work with and why?
A: I love to collab with hip-hop artists.
Q: Can you share one music production tip?
A: Make sure that your transients look healthy and always practice proper microphone control!
Q: What type of music do you usually work on?
A: Hip-Hop, EDM, Country and everything in between...
Q: What's your strongest skill?
A: My ability to sing in multiple vocal styles.
Q: What do you bring to a song?
A: I have the ability to fully immerse myself in each and every song- I can sing any genre and ensure that the vocal style I use fits the song.
Q: What's your typical work process?
A: Typically a client will send me as much info about the song as they can (demo, backing track, vocals) and I sing and record the track in my studio.
Q: Tell us about your studio setup.
A: I have a professional production studio at my home- I use Logic X to record and my favorite microphone currently is my Sure Sm7b.
Q: What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?
A: A few of my inspirations are; Etta James, Amy Winehouse, Erykah Badu, Lauryn Hill, Alicia Keys, the list goes on... I also have a lot of respect for female artists that write and produce their own music. I believe its important to educate yourself as much as possible in many different aspects in music rather than focusing on only one thing.
Q: Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.
A: I provide top-notch vocals for full-length songs including backup vocals and harmonies- I also write lyrics and can professionally mix my vocals as well.