Texture Like Sun

Vocalist/Songwriter Rock/Folk

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Singer/Songwriter/Topliner for major artists with Chart success looking to enhance your track. I sing and write with emotion, soul, power and nuance.

I'm always up for a collaborative approach to writing (or can work solo on your project - whatever the job entails) and will do as many redos until the track is finished. I record clean vocals that I send dry to you.

I've notched up writing credits with,

OPIUO
ASH GRUNWALD
URTHBOY
NAT DUNN
CHRISTOPHER COLEMAN
ELIZA HULL

My band Texture Like Sun has supported these notable acts:

ED SHEERAN
LOCAL NATIVES
BETTY LAVETTE
BAHAMAS
ALLEN STONE

Co wrote-performed track "Hardest to be" for PHANTOM LIBERTY CYBERPUNK 77.

I've had tracks played on TV shows
FOX's "Pitch",
SYFY's "The Magicians"

Films
PAWNO
Measure for Measure

I've also Toplined and performed vocals for Commercials
RENAULT
TOYOTA
AUTOBARN
TYREPOWER
CALLAWAY GOLF KOREA

I've had MILLIONS of streams on Spotify and featured on major Spotify playlists. I've also had chart success on the US ITUNES Charts.

For your project I will have a quick turnaround and I'm very communicative.

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“The vocals are heartbreaking in the best way and bare more than a passing resemblance to the late, great Jeff Buckley. Texture Like Sun manages to make their blues-tinged folk sound creep into every corner of the room and consume the audience from the inside out… Nothing about Texture Like Sun comes close to ordinary and their set is near perfection….” – Tone Deaf

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

Languages

  • English

61 Reviews - 16 Repeat Clients

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  1. Review by Dan Serafini
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    As always, great voice, great performance, great guy!

  2. Review by Julien T.
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    Great to work with !

  3. Review by Steve
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    Mark was so reliable, absolutely fantastic!! Phenomenal singer, with very good pitch and tune - knew exactly what kind of tone I wanted it in and delivered on time despite the ridiculously short turnaround. Didn't even need to explain much - Mark just understood what it is that I wanted and delivered!!!! Would definitely work with again!

  4. Review by Kevin P.
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    Mark is an absolute legend, great at every stage of the process, especially as the deadline loomed. Gracious and amenable, he made sure that he nailed the delivery and wrote lyrics that fit perfectly. Great comms too.

    Can’t recommend him highly enough, hopefully we get to do this again :)

  5. Review by Bigga Bigga P
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    Pro Soundbetter Player - Fast response and great communication. I like his timbre and style a lot.

  6. Review by Dropack
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    Texture is an artist with an incredibly captivating voice and an outstanding professional. His attention to detail and prompt responses to my messages were remarkable. I look forward to working with him again in the future.

  7. Review by Jey R.
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    I have found the vocal type i was looking for and it aligned with my style as deep/progressive house well! Overall process was seamless and all my requests were handled professionally and the result speaks for itself! Really appreciate for the lyrics and proper vocal structure!

  8. Review by Marjory C.
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    Mark is such a gifted artist and it was a pleasure working with him! My project got a little complicated and he stayed with it and we were able to communicate consistently and work out the details : ) His vocals definitely took my song to another level and I feel fortunate to have found him here. Thanks again, Mark! I am really happy with the finished product!

  9. Review by T.h. K.
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    It's a really great voice and carries out the requirements responsibly.
    I'm looking forward to the next work.

  10. Review by Anton P.
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    It was a pleasure working with Mark. Super professional, fast and reliable while delivery quality work. Would do it again with great pleasure

  11. Review by Michael N.
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    Wow what a voice! Somehow both very modern and classic at the same time. I’d be very excited to work with him again.

  12. Review by Toby F.
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    Mark has a very nice timbre in his voice, which suits very good to my songs. I guess a lot of producers are looking for such vocals. He is very good and friendly in communication. Warmly recommended!

  13. Review by Hank T.
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    Another great track together with Texture like sun! Mark is a total professional and he took my lyrics and turned my song into a catchy rock song! Super stoked and can't wait to work on more cool stuff together!

  14. Review by Andrew R.
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    Creative artist with exceptional vocal performance. He captured the emotion of the track in his performance and was able to work through a minor technical issue with fast communication. I highly recommend working with him.

  15. Review by Dean L.
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    Mark is incredibly talented and soulful, just what my track needed. Additionally, I'm happy to have stumbled across his phenomenal band through SoundBetter.

  16. Review by Brian H.
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    Super guy, super talent. Mark is one of if not thee best vocalist on SoundBetter. Thank you Mark for making everything possible. A & B

  17. Review by Erik Steen (ERIICE)
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    Fantastic singer!

  18. Review by Zens M.
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    Excelent vocalist, songwriter and all around person. It was pretty easy working with Mark!

  19. Review by Andrew D.
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    Awesome working with Mark. His soulful sound brought a lot to my song, and turnaround for revisions were quick. Love the gentle grittiness of his voice. Hope to work together again soon.

  20. Review by Richard S.
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    This was our second song with Mark doing the vocals and once again he absolutely brought such character and nuance and talent to light up the song. I’d recommend Mark without reservation, not to mention he is a pleasure to work with. Thank you Mark!

Interview with Texture Like Sun

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

  2. A: Mostly Soul/Rock/Folk vocals for clients and my own original material.

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

  4. A: I dont sound the same as all the others. There seems to be a particular vocal style nowadays thats quite common to hear. I dont do that. Listen to the track I have on here (or venture out to the web to look up other tracks I have) to get a good idea.

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

  6. A: Rock, Pop, Folk, Soul.

  7. Q: What's your strongest skill?

  8. A: Strong and emotive hooks

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

  10. A: Opiuo Track - Jelly. I wrote and performed the topline. Was a big track that required big vocals.

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

  12. A: Daniel G. Flowers project

  13. Q: Analog or digital and why?

  14. A: Digital and analog. Depending on the project.

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

  16. A: Quick turnaround. Quality work As many redos as needed.

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

  18. A: Working and earning in my chosen field is rewarding.

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

  20. A: Can I do a free collab? Answer - No.

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

  22. A: That it's easy.

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

  24. A: Do you have a deadline. What are your expectations?

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

  26. A: Nylon string guitar Clarinet Ukulele Steinway Grand Piano Double Bass

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

  28. A: I've been toplining and Performing for over 16 years. I've had multiple tracks (co writes and my own material) reach ITunes charts and exceed 1 million streams on Spotify.

  29. Q: How would you describe your style?

  30. A: Im a vocalist with a big range. I sing mostly in a blues tinged, soul folk vocal style.

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

  32. A: Opiuo (already have).

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

  34. A: Emotion. I have a unique voice packed with heart.

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

  36. A: I listen to the track many times. I then sketch out a basic format. Starting with melodies and then moving through to lyrics that are informed by the melodies.

  37. Q: Tell us about your studio setup.

  38. A: Dedicated studio space. I use a Rode K2 mic.

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

  40. A: Inspired by soul, folk, rock music. Anything with a heart. Otis Redding, Jeff Buckley.

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

  42. A: Mostly I write and record lyrics/melodies for artists.

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Terms Of Service

I allow as many revisions necessary to complete a job to the satisfaction of the client. I'm quick with good results and can usually turn a track around in between 1-5 days.

GenresSounds Like
  • Jeff Buckley
  • Ray Charles
  • Harry Styles
Gear Highlights
  • Mic: RODE K2
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