Unabashed Productions

Telling stories through song

Unabashed Productions on SoundBetter

We don't just think outside the box. We live there. Founder, Charise Sowells, is a versatile ASCAP topliner, lyricist, composer, recording artist, studio vocalist, producer & Los Angeles Chapter NARAS voting member. Evan Malouf is a SESAC songwriter, composer, producer, & musician. Combined they have 30+ years of industry experience.

-topline writing
-lyric writing
-studio vocals
-beat production
-music composition
-collaborative writing
-collaborative producing
-lead vocals
-backing vocals
-acoustic guitar
-electric guitar
-electric bass
-female vocals
-male vocals
-film scoring
-music licensing
-custom music
-theme songs

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

Interview with Unabashed Productions

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

  2. A: Varies with each project but clear communication and follow through are key.

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

  4. A: Innovative sounds derived from an extremely eclectic music foundation.

  5. Q: What's your strongest skill?

  6. A: Melodic layers.

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

  8. A: Soulful electronica. Jazzy folk. Dream pop. Psychedelic indie rock.

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

  10. A: Make it feel good.

  11. Q: How would you describe your style?

  12. A: Soulful, ethereal, emotive, haunting.

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

  14. A: Write. Record. Repeat. Forever.

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

  16. A: Uke. Acoustic guitar. Flute. Phone. Solar charger.

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

  18. A: Let's make some magic together!

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

  20. A: People underestimate the amount of sweat, blood and tears that goes into a creative person's life.

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

  22. A: What genre are you into? I don't discriminate as long as it isn't offensive or degrading.

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

  24. A: Making something out of nothing.

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

  26. A: I promise to honor your your vision.

  27. Q: Analog or digital and why?

  28. A: Digital is my setup but analog is cool too.

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

  30. A: Roy Osherove

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

  32. A: I am proud of every project I work on for different reasons.

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

  34. A: Sia. Enya. Grimes. Built to Spill. Jose Gonzalez. Michael Jackson. Billie Holiday. Frank Sinatra. Stevie Wonder. Pink Floyd. The Doors. Aurora.

  35. Q: Tell us about your studio setup.

  36. A: Ableton. Ableton Push. ProTools. Synth. Guitars. Ukulele. Bass. Mics. Flute. Vocal booth.

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

  38. A: Depends on what kind of service they're looking for. For starters: What are you working on? How can I help?

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

  40. A: Music Composition for Film/TV, Songwriting, Studio Vocals, Topline Writing, Custom Music

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

  42. A: Music licensing for Film/TV

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

  44. A: Sia. She's a songwriting beast with the golden voice of a warrior goddess. Also, Auroroa and Enya because their music softens the harshness of our world.

GenresSounds Like
  • Billie Holiday
  • Norah Jones
  • Alison Krauss
Gear Highlights
  • Ableton Live 9 Suite
  • ProTools
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