Leonids Vitols

Songwriting, Production

4 Reviews (3 Verified)
Leonids Vitols on SoundBetter

Songs in English and Russian.

Lyrics in English and Russian since 1988, recording and mixing since 2015, songwriting since 1984.

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4 Reviews - 1 Repeat Client

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  1. Review by Brandon Baumann
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    Leonids was clear about his expectations and the direction / emotion he wanted out of the song performance. He provided an awesome track and was very communicative, and kind, during all of our interchanges. I would, without a doubt, work with him again on future songs!

  2. Review by Astro L.

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

  3. 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!

  4. Review by Astro L.

    Great WORK on LYRICS!

Interview with Leonids Vitols

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

  2. A: Elijah Kireyev.

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

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

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

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

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

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

  9. Q: Tell us about your studio setup.

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

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

  12. A: I will be honest.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  27. Q: What's your strongest skill?

  28. A: Lyrics.

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

  30. A: Make it by heart.

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

  32. 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.

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

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

  35. Q: Analog or digital and why?

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

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

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

Terms Of Service

Lyrics in one-two weeks. Music - up to one month. Contact me for the terms agreement.

Gear Highlights
  • Cubase 10
  • RODE and Bayerdinamics mics
  • Ibanez SA160FM-TGB
  • M-Audio & Yamaha Keys
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30% discount for lyrics in Russian

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