Singer, songwriter, and vocal arranger. I have hundreds of syncs in TV shows, films, trailers, commercials, and promos. I've written a song that was in the top 100 on iTunes, the number one soundtrack on iTunes, and on a Gold album. I've had cuts with artists on SM, Warner, Avex, Universal, Disney, Ultra, Strange Fruits, Sony, and more.
I have a home studio set up with a Slate microphone and Logic. I write topline (lyric and melody), sing, and vocal arrange.
Tyler Shamy is a music artist, songwriter, and voiceover artist based in Los Angeles, CA. He co-wrote the song Space Between for Disney’s Descendants 2 sung by Dove Cameron and Sofia Carson, which was a single in the top 100 on iTunes for weeks, and the soundtrack went Gold. Tyler's songs have also been featured in Tall Girl (Netflix), Camping (HBO), Shameless (Showtime), Younger (TV Land), Station 19 (ABC), a National Xfinity Commercial, How To Be A Latin Lover (Lionsgate Trailer), Good Behavior (TNT), Grown-ish (Freeform), an ABC/Freeform Promo, a Rachael Ray promo, Degrassi, Famous in Love (Freeform), “Bad Hair Day” (Disney), and hundreds of others. He’s written songs for major J-Pop, K-Pop, and European artists with releases on SM, Warner, Avex, Universal, Disney, Ultra, and more. Shamy has also collaborated with DJ’s on the rise such as Excision, Wooli, Trivecta, Telykast, Steve Void, and Beauz, writing songs that have generated millions of streams. Two of his songs have been featured on Spotify’s New Music Friday playlist and another on Apple Music’s Breaking Pop playlist. Tyler recently released a vocal sample pack through Splice which received over 13,000 downloads in the first quarter alone.
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13 ReviewsEndorse Tyler Shamy
Tyler can flat out write songs! Absolutely amazing songwriter and his melodies are all on point- highly recommended and will be working with him in the future.
It was great to work with Tyler. He has a great and unique voice and his work was just what our track needed. He is very responsive and easy to work with. I strongly recommend him.
This was my first job with Tyler. He was easy to work with and he has a great sounding voice that really enhanced my song. Thanks Tyler!!
Tyler is great to work with. Fast and exceptionally good with harmonies.
Incredibly talented, and easy to work with! Thank you so much Tyler!
Tyler is a pleasure to work with, very responsive and professional, and delivers pristine vocals!
Tyler did an amazing job on this project. Great powerful vocals! Highly recommend!
Just really professional. He nailed both melodies and lyrics on the first try. I can't imagine my track without his contribution!
Tyler, is one high Energy, Talented singer I've ever met.
Not just he is perfect in his execution of the project, but also is exceptionally great singer.
Looking forward to work on many more projects with Tyler. I am so glad to have found Tyler
Tyler did a phenomenal job demoing the songs I sent him. Very professional, punctual, and easy to work with!
I've had the privilege to work with Tyler Shamy several times. He's one of the most talented singers and songwriter I know. He creative, efficient, and professional. I would definitely hire him again in the future.
Truly one of the greatest songwriters I have the pleasure of knowing. Amazing voice and incredible lyricist/melody writer. HIRE HIM RIGHT NOW!
Tyler did an amazing job at our track! Easy to work with, creative, and writes good lyrics, and high class top line!
Interview with Tyler Shamy
Q: Tell us about a project you worked on you are especially proud of and why. What was your role?
A: I'm proud of writing a song for Disney's film Descendants 2. The soundtrack went gold and our song was in the top 100 on iTunes singles for a while. It was definitely my biggest accomplishment to date.
Q: What are you working on at the moment?
A: My solo artist project, songs for tv and film (just got a song placed in an HBO TV show), my duo Story & Blue, Radio Disney Country duo Savvy & Mandy, songs for K Pop and J Pop artists, and various artist pitches.
Q: Is there anyone on SoundBetter you know and would recommend to your clients?
A: Natalie Major and Phinisey are good friends of mine and are both amazing talents.
Q: Analog or digital and why?
A: Digital because there's more flexibility to edit and revise.
Q: What's your 'promise' to your clients?
A: Satisfaction guaranteed or your money back ;)
Q: What do you like most about your job?
A: I just love making a customer happy and helping to bring their vision to life. And I'm so passionate about music, so being able work in music every day is a dream come true for me.
Q: What questions do customers most commonly ask you? What's your answer?
A: Can we do more together? Yes :-P
Q: What's the biggest misconception about what you do?
A: That I produce as well. I write lyrics, vocal melody, sing, record vocals, and arrange harmonies.
Q: What questions do you ask prospective clients?
A: Are there any specific influences or concepts you want me to keep in mind? Any vocal style reference that you'd like me to keep in mind, or want me to just do my thing?
Q: What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?
A: Ask me any questions you'd like to make sure I'm the right fit for you :)
Q: If you were on a desert island and could take just 5 pieces of gear, what would they be?
A: Laptop, microphone, Apogee, headphones, and a cell phone to record voice notes.
Q: What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?
A: I've been writing pop for over 10 years and make a living placing music in tv, film, commercials, trailers, and promos. I also write for other major artists-have many cuts in Europe, Japan, Korea, etc.
Q: How would you describe your style?
A: If Mike Posner, Shawn Mendes, Julia Michaels, and Lauv had a baby...
Q: Which artist would you like to work with and why?
A: Julia Michaels or Shawn Mendes because I love how true to themselves they are and that they write from an authentic place.
Q: Can you share one music production tip?
A: Take time away from a song for a day or two and listen with fresh ears.
Q: What type of music do you usually work on?
A: Mostly pop, but pop/r&b, pop/rock, EDM, country pop, singer/songwriter, house, and folk.
Q: What's your strongest skill?
A: Toplining, singing, and vocal arrangement.
Q: What do you bring to a song?
A: Emotion and believability. Most of what I do has a catchiness and memorability as well.
Q: What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?
A: Shawn Mendes, Lauv, Bazzi, Ed Sheeran, Ryan Tedder, Jon Bellion, Julia Michaels, Adele.
Q: What's your typical work process?
A: Typically, a producer will send me a track and I'll write to it, then send them the idea for approval before I record final vocals. If I'm just being hired to demo vocals, I simply learn the song, record, and send them vocal stems for mixing.
Q: Tell us about your studio setup.
A: Neumann Mic, Logic, ProTools, Apogee One.
Q: Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.
A: I usually write lyric and melody to tracks and provide vocals-sometimes it's one or the other, and sometimes it's both.