ZHIKO - 43M Spotify Streams + 1.2M monthly listeners LITHUANIA HQ, SONY B1, ULTRA ,LOUDKULT, CONTROVERSIA,
Professionally known as ZHIKO.
Professional male vocalist on SoundBetter
One of the Prime vocalists at Lithuania HQ
Signed as a producer to Loudkult Records
With over 14 years experience in the music industry , I specialise in producing commercial music and vocals !
Please be aware that jobs require a NON REFUNDABLE deposit to be booked to secure whichever date is chosen. this is paid in advance to cover studio time spent on the project.
I can offer one free round of 5 edits/revisions. After this it is $50 per each round of edits/revisions.
My Set-up: TLM 103, Universal Apollo, Gain Station 1 , Iso-Vox.
For any track I write or sing on, I reserve the right to be credited or uncredited on a track as main artist alongside producer or feature, unless previously agreed otherwise.
I don’t work on weekends.
After full version of song is sent, If you want an entire re-write of the vocal, it is 50% of the overall price.
After each section is sent, If you want rewrite of a particular section, it is 15% of the overall price.
Featuring of SOHBEK can be discussed but is an extra charge.
Cant wait to hear your track! Get in touch with me via the 'Contact Calvin' button above ! =)
-If there is no response within 7 days, or project is not marked complete within the same week, all projects will be closed.
Tell me about your project and how I can help, through the 'Contact' button above.
270 Reviews - 49 Repeat ClientsEndorse ZHIKO
ZHIKO (Calvin) was hired for a deep house project of mine. I asked him to write lyrics, toplines, and deliver a vocal. All of which he did a splendid job at; the lyrics had a meaning to them, the topline was catchy and the takes sounded great. Communication was seamless. I would absolutely recommend to work with Calvin; he knows what he does, has a great voice and delivers QUALITY.
This was my second job with Zhiko. It was a smaller vocal piece and he got it done fast and the end result was great - just like the first time. Super happy!
It was really amazing to work with ZHIKO he captured everything i wanted and more, his vocals were clear and you can feel the thought and emotion that goes into every word
Joy to work with - very talented vocalist, responsive and easy going.
Super professional yet friendly! Awesome experience!
An amazing and very professional singer! Zhiko understood immediately what I was looking for and he delivered a great performance in a short term. Highly recommended!!!
Amazingly talented topliner and vocalist who understood the vibe straight away. Extremely easy to work with and delivered an outstanding vocal. Thank you!
Great singer! Easy to work with!
Zhiko was very professional to deal with.
Has a fantastic voice & delivered a great product
Calvin was really nice to work with.
I asked him to work as a songwriter for a record. He writes well, and he really thought about the phonetic part of songwriting, which is really professional.
Calvin was awesome to work with! Super nice and the end result was exactly what I was looking for! His voice is unmatched and I definitely will be returning!
Working with ZHIKO was super easy and he is extremely talented! This was my 2nd time working with him and he always helps put together a perfect project. His voice can fit any type of song! He is very professional and I will definitely be coming back to work with him again!
Calvin is an excellent singer, first time working with him.
I am planning in hiring him again if the opportunity arises!
Calvin is a pro. We agreed on a deal where he would present up to 4 ideas for a topline. To my surprise, the first one was so good that we stayed with it. I can only recommend working with him.
Absolutely loved working with Zhiko, he was very professional and patient with me throughout working with each other. He paid a lot of attention to the small details in the songwriting process, and was very responsive which I highly appreciate. I'm so happy the way our project turned out, he's a true talent, and I hope to work again with him in the future!
ZHIKO is an amazing vocalist! Fast delivery and excellent quality. Can definitely recommend!
Calvin is always amazing, thank you so much! The Best vocal *****
As always, Calvin delivers quickly the best ! He is a very reliable creative and a constant source of great ideas and talent. Thank you for your support !
Amazing collaboration with Calvin! Communication is always quick and we are very happy with the result. He's a talented singer & songwriter with fair pricings. Five stars all the way!
Interview with ZHIKO
Q: What are you working on at the moment?
A: Right now i am working on a theme song for a world famous production company who are creating a new show.
Q: Is there anyone on SoundBetter you know and would recommend to your clients?
A: If you are looking for a Top vocalist I would highly recommend Tiffany Fred, as I am a huge fan of her songwriting skills and voice.
Q: Analog or digital and why?
A: I have forever used digital as i create custom synths as well as replicate popular sounds, so definitely digital.
Q: What's your 'promise' to your clients?
A: My promise is to only take on board a track if i really believe it i something i can make great. If i feel it would be better to refer you to a more suited producer, I will. I wont take on a project just to make money.
Q: What do you like most about your job?
A: I love music , so obviously to be able to work with this is amazing!
Q: What questions do customers most commonly ask you? What's your answer?
A: How long will a project take. It really depends on how far the project is and what state its at.
Q: What's the biggest misconception about what you do?
A: Sometimes people will email me to master projects , i mix projects but very rarely master :)
Q: What questions do you ask prospective clients?
A: Id like to know exactly what way they want the finished project to sound like! Even if its vague!
Q: What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?
A: If you're looking for me to do a project regarding vocals don't be shy to show me a work in progress because that what I'm here to help with!
Q: If you were on a desert island and could take just 5 pieces of gear, what would they be?
A: MY MACBOOK, My microphone, my phone, Food obviously, and a power supply? :P
Q: How would you describe your style?
A: Justin Bieber meets EDM
Q: Which artist would you like to work with and why?
A: Ariana Grande because her vocal flexibility is next to none.
Q: Can you share one music production tip?
A: Start slow and don't add unnecessary/irrelevant things to the mix. Give the mix time to breathe and it will come together itself.
Q: What type of music do you usually work on?
A: Usually its Mainstream/Chart pop! Its can range to dance and EDM and sometimes i create soundtracks :)
Q: What's your strongest skill?
A: My strongest skill is most likely melody writing, i love the moment when ive created a nice emotional melody, i think one of most important parts of a song is the melody, but obviously every part is important!
Q: What do you bring to a song?
A: I can sum this up in one word, I'm a perfectionist. If i think a song ive written is 'ok' i wont use it. I keep going until what i've written moves me in some way, then you know its gonna be good :)
Q: What's your typical work process?
A: It depends on what Im doing of course. If its songwriting usually i come up with the concept , leave that and then try to create a really catchy/melodic hook. I am for emtional melodies good rhythm and pop based chords.Then the process just flows naturally.
Q: Tell us about your studio setup.
A: My equipment ranges from 2 mac monitors with m-audio interfaces and state of the art mis including my new addition the MXL genesis, which is a little gem :)
Q: What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?
A: Max Martin is my idol, perfect example of a superstar producer!
Q: Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.
A: Songwriting, Vocals For Demos, Mixing, Full Production and Demo transformation!