Leonids Vitols

Songwriting, Lyrics, Mixing

3 Reviews (3 Verified)
Leonids Vitols on SoundBetter

Songs in English and Russian, some help from my side with your lyrics possible. I can create a demo record or mix.

Lyrics in English and Russian since 1988, recording and mixing since 2015, songwriting since 1984.
I have three personal CD so far, one album recorded and produced by me for a singer from Latvia, lyrics for artists in three languages.

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3 Reviews - 1 Repeat Client

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  1. Review by Astro L.

    Great services !! Lyrics are magical and good ..catchy sentences and words !

  2. Review by Astro L.

    Great work in lyrics, Big help to put my thought all together ....he get the best of them and make a lot more!! looking for good lyrics or help composing you song Leonids will do the job for a fair price!!!
    SO happy to work with him!

  3. Review by Astro L.

    Great WORK on LYRICS!

Interview with Leonids Vitols

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

  2. A: Lyrics for "Mitrokhin's Master Band" from Latvia and "Astro Band" from NY, USA.

  3. Q: Analog or digital and why?

  4. A: Digital. Only the best pro can make a good analog record.

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

  6. A: I am not a bigger professional than you, we are only human.

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

  8. A: I started in school, like many others. We played rock and wrote some own song. I started to write songs at the same time I started to play guitar. I was 15 then. I played the piano also from my 6. From the late 80th, I started to cooperate with other musicians and write some lyrics for them. My first album in English was released in 1997.

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

  10. A: Make it by heart.

  11. Q: What's your strongest skill?

  12. A: Lyrics.

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

  14. A: I try to make my work as close to your idea as it is possible.

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

  16. A: Who are you and what you want to say with your song?

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

  18. A: Talk as much as you can about your project to understand each other better.

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

  20. A: Pop-rock songs, rock songs, electronics.

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

  22. A: I will be honest.

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

  24. A: The reaction of my clients when work is done well.

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

  26. A: MIDI keys, Cubase, RODE mike, Ibanez guitar and Shure headphones.

  27. Q: Tell us about your studio setup.

  28. A: I use my home studio for demo records. Big projects I make in cooperation with other studio specialists.

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

  30. A: Songwriting. Lyrics in three languages (English, Russia, and Latvian).

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

  32. A: Lyrics for a big concert of our local rock star V. Mitrokhin.

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

  34. A: A lot of questions and talks before starting something. I want to feel in the same mood before I touch an instrument.

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

  36. A: Michael Cretu, Micheal Donald Chapman, Nicholas Barry Chinn, Michael Paul Stavrou, Alan Parson

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

  38. A: Elijah Kireyev.

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I was the Singer, Lyrics, Music, Recording, Mixing in this production

Terms Of Service

Lyrics in one - two weeks. Music -one or two months. Remix - two weeks. Contact me for terms agreement.

Gear Highlights
  • RODE NT-1A
  • Byerdinamics mics
  • Ibanez SA160FM-TGB
  • M-Audio & Yamaha Keys
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30% discount for lyrics in Russian