KELLR

Electronic Hip-hop Producer

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Don't compare yourself with anyone in this world...if you do so, you are insulting yourself.

I’m KELLR – a music producer, mixer, and engineer. I create fresh, unique instrumentals and songs from my studio in Nashville, Tennessee. I love all kinds of music and have a passion for making lots of it – from old school hip-hop to future-sounding electronic, and everything in between.

Over the past 6 years, I’ve taken my music from an organized hobby to a full service, full time production company with clients all over the world. I work with recording artists, businesses, music libraries, and other clients to help create and fulfill musical visions.

My intent is to create music that stands out, is instantly identifiable, and speaks to emotion. I hope you’ll consider me for your project!

Click the 'Contact' above to get in touch. Looking forward to hearing from you.

Reviews (19)

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  1. Review by Kearabetswe C.
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    He's a pleasure to work with. Killer instrumentals too :)

  2. Review by Tembalami P.
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    Awesome, Work man, Good with time too. Definitely Giving you more work.

  3. Review by Gary S.
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    Keller, always comes up with a great result and is easy to communicate with . His creative flair and input is much appreciated .
    Highly recommended

  4. Review by Gary S.
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    Highly recommend Keller , did a great job and got it done quickly , easy to communicate with and the final product was an excellent balance of creative flare and commercial appeal.

  5. Review by Mark N.
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    KELLR is an amazing hot producer with damn cool ideas and great communication. Great work man!

  6. Review by Alexis D.
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    Awesoe as always!

  7. Review by Alexis D.
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    Kellr is a pro. Nuff said... Hire him!

  8. Review by Alexis D.
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    Talented, responsive and timely. Hire the man. You won't be disappointed.

  9. Review by Stefan R.
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    Great communication and amazing sound. KELLR is extremely professional and delivers a top notch production.

  10. Review by Mrs. X.
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    Outstanding experience!!! I´m really thankful to KELLR for his creativity, his patience with me and for this amazing track!!! He is a great professional, highly recommended and I´ll be really happy to work with him again!!!

  11. Review by Alexis D.
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    KELLR is talented, responsive and patient. He's a pro. Hire him!

  12. Review by Lamoni F.
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    KELLR was awesome to work with. Responds in a timely manner (better than that, even). He worked with me on ideas for the song concept and gave greatly appreciated feedback. I'm planning on doing some more songs with him. Highly recommended!

  13. Review by Jeff D.
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    Kellr did an awesome job with our song! He was very responsive and he did a great job with production and the vocals sound great! I will continue working with him on future projects. Keep up the great work!

  14. Review by Ramon M.
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    Kellr delivers amazing, quality production that can easily stand alongside what's being released by major labels. He is professional, prompt, and brings good energy to the table. I hope to work with him again.

  15. Review by Stephen B.
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    Kellr, was so AWESOME to work with. He listen to my theme song concept and NAILED IT!! The track is bumping and the lyrics are right on the money. I'm planning to have Kellr my official music man. Thanks so much Bro for your help!

  16. Review by Lila
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    Keller delivers high quality instrumental tracks and works fast. He is able to produce original arrangements and at the same time demonstrate technical proficiency. A job well done!

  17. Review by Davis Mallory
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    KELLR is a cutting edge producer with a diverse portfolio of beats (which for me as a songwriter are wonderful to write to). He is also a great cowriter with a knack for melodies. His vocal production is top notch: he coaches you through the process, capturing the harmonies, layering the vocals to build out a standout final product to be proud of!

  18. Review by Scott Taube / Synthetix Sounds
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    KELLR is a killer producer and great to work with. Fresh ideas and fresh tracks!

  19. Review by Lila
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    Easy to work with, great service and quality.

Interview with KELLR

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

  2. A: I was brought in to work on a record with a country artist who wanted a more electronic/pop sound. I had never done country before (mostly because my stuff is programmed), but we did the track and it turned out great. I learned that sometimes not playing by the rules leads to a great result.

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

  4. A: The most common questions are about price and workflow which depend on the situation and what the artist wants done.

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

  6. A: The time it takes to produce and mix a song (especially with vocals) is usually underestimated. Some tracks can take upwards of 20+ hours and only part of that is my slight perfectionism.

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

  8. A: Know what sound you're looking to achieve and hire someone who fits that. My goal is to always create something cool and marry that to the artistic vision of the artist.

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

  10. A: I've been producing for over 10 years and 2 years full-time professionally. I have a background in IT as well, but don't ask me to fix your iPhone.

  11. Q: How would you describe your style?

  12. A: In 2 words: electronic hip-hop. In more than 2 words: hard hitting drums, emotional sounds, cool ambiences and atmospheres, catchy melodies, smooth transitions, and a powerful mix.

  13. Q: What's your strongest skill?

  14. A: Creating instrumentals that tap into emotion.

  15. Q: Tell us about your studio setup.

  16. A: My studio is a comfortable, relaxed environment with plenty of space and seating. I have a treated vocal booth and a few "all around" good microphones. My production rig is a PC (custom built myself) running Pro Tools and a variety of software plugins and instruments. I can record live instruments (except drums) and also have 2 keyboards available for MIDI or songwriting.

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

  18. A: Preparing for my first live show!

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

  20. A: The guys at The Songwriting Team are great at what they do - I'd recommend them.

  21. Q: Analog or digital and why?

  22. A: Digital. I don't really know - I'm too young for analog?

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

  24. A: You won't pay for something you don't like.

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

  26. A: That I'm excited to wake up each day and go to work.

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

  28. A: What their expectations are for the song, what are some reference tracks to compare it to, and how they're most comfortable working.

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

  30. A: PC loaded with software, MIDI controller, pre amp, microphone, and headphones.

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

  32. A: Jack U - they're collectively 2 of the best electronic producers ever to do it.

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

  34. A: Don't compare yourself to anyone else.

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

  36. A: Electronic, Hip-hop, R&B, Reggae, Pop, Pop/Country, EDM, Dance, Trap, Future Bass, House

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

  38. A: A unique, hard hitting, powerful instrumental track, a good set of ears to bounce ideas off of, and a strong work ethic.

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

  40. A: When I'm creating instrumentals it's usually done in 2-3 sessions (building the track, mixing/arranging, and final touches/mastering). My sessions with other artists are usually co-writes for one of my instrumentals or vocal recording and/or mixing. I normally do a lot of the mixing work alone so people aren't sitting around doing nothing for long periods of time.

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

  42. A: Sound designers, really talented instrumentalists, great piano players, and drummers.

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

  44. A: Normally my work for clients revolves around building instrumental tracks - whether that be from a guitar/scratch vocal demo, or a rough work tape, although I do some songwriting as well. I'm also always creating new instrumentals and I have my own releases.

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KELLR - Faded ft. Matt Giraud & July 3-0

I was the Producer, Vocal Producer, Mixer in this production

GenresSounds Like
  • Justin Timberlake
  • Major Lazer
  • Usher
Gear Highlights
  • Pro Tools
  • Reason
  • MIDI controller
  • Waves plugins
  • Numerous VSTS
  • Samples and Drum Kits
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News
  • Debut Single "Faded" Out Now!Jan 20, 2017

    In January 2017, KELLR released his debut single "Faded" featuring American Idol top 5 artist Matt Giraud and long time friend and rapper July 3-0.  "Faded" is the lead single from his forthcoming EP "Hear My Voice" due out spring 2017. 

    Buy/stream: https://fanlink.to/KELLRFaded

  • KELLR wins official release for Usher's "No Limit" remix!Sep 25, 2016

    Recently KELLR's remix of "No Limit" won the grand prize and 1st place, earning him an official release through tidal.  His track was hand picked by Usher as the winner, making it even more of an exciting accomplishment.  KELLR is proud to add Usher and Young Thug to his list of credits and is looking forward to more remixes and original releases in the near future! 

  • KELLR's remix of "My Girl" selected as winning remix by Wyclef Jean!Jul 10, 2016

    Recently, my remix of Wyclef Jean's new single "My Girl" was chosen as the winning remix by Wyclef himself.

    https://www.indabamusic.com/opportunities/wyclef-jean-my-girl-remix-contest/winners