Zach Alwin

✪ Singer/Songwriter/Producer

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I've written, produced and/or sang on thousands of songs for myself, other artists like MAX and Gnash, labels like Armada, Cloudkid and Soave, film/tv, etc. Experience in many genres like Pop, Dance, Indie, Electronic, Rock, R&B, Jazz and more.

Good music makes you feel something, so if it doesn't feel right, it's not right. I'm an experienced writer, singer, producer, and session musician. Sync placements on Netflix, Hulu, CBS, MTV, CW, Nickelodeon & WWE. Releases on Armada, Spinnin’, Th3rd Brain, Cloudkid, Soave, Future House Cloud, AVA.

I specialize in song writing and vocals but also offer the following add ons or services:
-Harmonies/Doubles
-Demo instrumental/beat (writing a song from scratch without a provided instrumental/beat)
-Arrangement/Production (creation of a release-ready instrumental/beat)

How it works:
Message me and let’s get your project finished! I’ll send you an mp3 for approval, do one revisions round for free if needed, then once you approve and release funds, I will send all tracks as 24bit 48K WAVs, dry, tuned & edited
-Turn around time is typically 3-7 days. Ask me about expedited pricing
-1 free revisions included in the price
-I ask for 50% of publishing for songs I write but can be flexible for different situations. No royalties needed when I record an already-written vocal. Full Buyout Pricing is available

You don't need to credit me in your release. Artist name 'ALVN' is available to anyone I work with. Artist name 'Zach Alwin' is available for features if the final mix is approved by management (+feature fee). Artist name 'Roet' is not available for features.

I'd love to hear about your project. Click the 'Contact' button above to get in touch.

Languages

  • English

367 Reviews - 70 Repeat Clients

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  1. Review by Pete P.
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    Zach tracked some lead vocals and harmonies on an original song. Extremely happy with his vocals - he fit the song perfectly. Great to work with and I look forward to working with hopefully on other songs!

  2. Review by Thomas
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    It is a breath of fresh air to work with Zach. Communication went smoothly, Zach delivered quickly, but most importantly: Zach delivered quality.

    A professional I can absolutely recommend.

    On to the next song!

  3. Review by Fazi
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    Zach definitely asked the right questions to see what type of song we wanted and was great with communicating deadlines and expectations.

  4. Review by Steven Di Pilla
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    Song #5 in the can with Zach. Really great working with him. The guy has a great musical sensibility, and a super set of pipes!

  5. Review by Steven P.
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    4th song with Zach and they keep getting better!

  6. Review by Kelvin R.
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    Zach was really fast, understanding and open to suggestions! Definitely recommend working with him.

  7. Review by Michael L.
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    5 stars

  8. Review by Geena
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    Zach is such a talented songwriter!!! He gets the task, is super quick, and delivers great ideas! Thanks Zach!

  9. Review by Steven P.
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    Continually amazed and impressed with Zach's musicianship!

  10. Review by Sarantos
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    Absolutely a real pleasure to work with

  11. Review by Apsara K.
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    talented, communicative, prompt, great to work with.

  12. Review by Trey H.
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    Zach was an absolute pleasure to work with. His talent is unmatched, very quick turnarounds without sacrificing the final product. Worked through and understood revisions perfectly. Will for sure be working with him again and HIGHLY recommend writing with him!

    - Gobbs

  13. Review by John Mapes
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    Honestly, this was the best experience! He killed it on my little project :)
    Total pro, delivered exactly when promised and the quality was incredible. Hire him asap!

  14. Review by Steven Di Pilla
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    The guy's a professional - work quality is excellent and he meets every deadline he sets. Can't ask for more!

  15. Review by Sarantos
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    Love working with Zach!

  16. Review by Miguel L.
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    What a pleasure to work with Zach! He was eager, prompt and professional, you can trust your lyrics to him. His voice is smooth, his diction clear - can’t say enough to praise his musicianship.

  17. Review by Danius
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    Zach is a great person to work with, punctual and professional. He delivered product in high quality and fast turnaround.

  18. Review by Kelsey M.
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    SUPERFAST!!!!

  19. Review by Sarantos
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    always love working with Zach!

  20. Review by Rave W.
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    Zach was excellent to work with–very talented, professional, and great to collaborate with!

Interview with Zach Alwin

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

  2. A: Clients often think that they can get better results by giving me less direction and more freedom but the opposite ends up being true. As much as I try not to, I tend to play it safer when I don't know what a client wants.

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

  4. A: Laptop, Interface, Mic, Keyboard, Guitar .... anything else is just really just icing on the cake.

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

  6. A: Whatever it needs.

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

  8. A: A new R&B solo project.

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

  10. A: Do less but do it better.

  11. Q: Analog or digital and why?

  12. A: YES. They both have their place.

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

  14. A: Having cool songs to be proud of at the end of the day.

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

  16. A: Know what you want. If I'm confident in the direction I need to take a song, it allows me to focus more on making it kick ass.

  17. Q: Tell us about your studio setup.

  18. A: It’s all about workflow.

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

  20. A: I like a lot of the classics & new talent as well. It’s important to have a map of where we’ve been to try to see where we’re going. Singers - Van Morrison, Ray Charles, Jeff Buckley, Khalid, Charlie Puth Writers - Fiona Apple, Bruno Mars, Ben Folds, Drake Producers - Porter Robinson, Max Martin, Jon Brion, Jeff Bhasker

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

  22. A: I like a lot of the classics & new talent as well. It’s important to have a map of where we’ve been to try to see where we’re going. Singers - Van Morrison, Ray Charles, Jeff Buckley, Nate Ruess, Khalid, Anthony Russo Writers - Fiona Apple, Bruno Mars, Ben Folds, Post Malone, Julia Michaels Producers - Porter Robinson, Jeremy Zucker, Louis Bell, Jon Billion, Zedd

  23. Q: Tell us about your studio setup.

  24. A: It’s all about workflow... making it quick and easy to go from idea to record-ready execution. You can find my note-worthy gear in the studio highlights section.

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

  26. A: I like to work fast. Get the idea out as quickly as possible and then fix whatever isn’t working after. Momentum is your friend.

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

  28. A: Songwriting/topline work tends to be the most common but I also do a lot of vocal tracks and productions.

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Being prepared and clear on your end makes my job easier and makes it possible for me to deliver a better product for you, especially for songwriting. I'm a fan of examples and reference tracks.

GenresSounds Like
  • Jeremy Zucker
  • Harry Styles
  • Two Feet
Gear Highlights
  • Manley Reference
  • Universal Audio Apollo
  • Genelec M040s
  • Sequential Circuits Prophet 5
  • Nord Electro
  • Eventide Hardware
  • Line 6 Helix
  • Gibson
  • G&L & PRS Guitars
  • JM Santos Custom Brazilian Rosewood Acoustic
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