Fast song writer, fluent in pop, EDM, rock, singer/songwriter, indie.
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Interview with Daphne
Q: Tell us about a project you worked on you are especially proud of and why. What was your role?
A: I co-wrote and recorded my new single under a new artist name that made it to New Music Friday in 11 countries on Spotify. I acted as the label, manager and artist.
Q: What are you working on at the moment?
A: Songwriting and performing.
Q: Analog or digital and why?
A: A little of both. They both have their own beauty but together is always better!
Q: What's your 'promise' to your clients?
A: That I put my heart into every project I work on.
Q: What do you like most about your job?
A: I love music. So, everything.
Q: What questions do customers most commonly ask you? What's your answer?
A: How much I charge- depends on the project How long I'll take- depends on your timeline/project What's my inspiration- life, mine and the people's around me. Sometimes it comes from stories the clients give me.
Q: What's the biggest misconception about what you do?
A: That I don't care about every single song I work on. Because I do!
Q: What questions do you ask prospective clients?
A: Most importantly what their timeline is.
Q: What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?
A: To listen to my music to see if that's what they're looking for.
Q: If you were on a desert island and could take just 5 pieces of gear, what would they be?
A: My laptop, charger, my guitar, a mic and an interface.
Q: What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?
A: I've been doing this for about 15 years. I started young singing demos, writing and performing.
Q: How would you describe your style?
A: Pop or singer/songwriter mostly.
Q: Which artist would you like to work with and why?
A: Julia Michaels
Q: Can you share one music production tip?
A: Label, label, label!
Q: What type of music do you usually work on?
Q: What's your strongest skill?
Q: What do you bring to a song?
A: I like to believe I bring memorable hooks and relatable lyrics.
Q: What's your typical work process?
A: Depends on the type of work. With demo vocals I like to sit with the song through a few times and make sure I get a feel that the client wants. With toplining I listen to the track I've been given a few times and if there's a particular message the client wants in the lyrics before starting. I will make as many revisions needed till my client is happy.
Q: Tell us about your studio setup.
A: Logic Pro, SM7B
Q: Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.
A: Demo vocals, topline writing and vocals.