JT Roach

Singer-Songwriter-Vocal Mixer

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I am a singer/songwriter based out of Los Angeles signed with BMG and I won NBC Songland. I have written songs for One Republic, French Montana, Slander, Said The Sky, Jessie Reyez, Dove Cameron, Nicky Romero, and many others. My artist project is "JT Roach" on Spotify/AppleMusic. Offering my services as a vocalist, guitarist, producer, and writer.

JT Roach is an LA based singer / songwriter / producer. He won the finale episode of NBC Songland with his song “Somebody To Love” which was placed with One Republic. As a writer, he has penned numerous records including Jessie Reyez's “Intruders” and “Wherever You Go” with Jonas Blue, Slander and Said The Sky’s “Potions", and Dove Cameron’s “Out Of Touch”. Other notable cuts include Yandel, Becky G, Lil’ Jon, French Montana, Skip Marley, Mat Kearney, Nicky Romero, Emmit Fenn, and Krewella. JT has had success in syncs after placing a record he co-wrote with Jessie Reyez “Air” in multiple trailers & TV spots including “Molly’s Game". Other film and tv placements include Star, American Ninja Warrior, Netflix, Fox Sports, among others. JT has 500k monthly listeners and over 16 million streams on Spotify alone for his artist project which he writes and produces himself.

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Credits

AllMusic verified credits for JT Roach
  • Jessie Reyez
  • Jessie Reyez
  • Social Club Misfits
  • Social Club Misfits
  • Jacob Whitesides
  • Krewella
  • Beanie Sigel
  • JT Roach
  • Chloe Angelides
  • Chloe Angelides
  • OneRepublic
  • Sunnee
  • Sunnee

52 Reviews - 10 Repeat Clients

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  1. Review by Akiva Hammond
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    JT is simply one of the best available talents in the game. He's done it for one republic, slander, etc. and he will do it for you too! can't say enough about his professionalism and work ethic. Really happy with the results and will definitely prioritize working with him on projects to come.

  2. Review by Josh M.
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    A defining writer of our generation!! JT is seriously not to be slept on

  3. Review by yoonsungwon
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    roach is super professional singer!

    catch exactly what I want.
    He's a great vocalist.

    I want give to you hundred star !

  4. Review by Josh M.
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    I feel blessed to have connected with JT over SoundBetter! I'm always amazed with his ability to continuously create forward-thinking melodies and songs that hit ten times out of ten. One of our generation's best songwriters - truly an honor to work with JT.

  5. Review by KARMIC T.
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    JT is an insanely talented writer and singer. Able to come up with some amazing hooks. And works really quickly. Highly recommend!

  6. Review by Paul B.
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    JT is an incredible singer! His tone is killer and the completed track with all of JT's layers sound incredible!!! I am extremely happy right now! A true professional. Thanks JT!!

  7. Review by Lyus
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    JT is amazing, talented and completely open minded singer and songwriter! Had an amazing time working with him; his melodies are so unique and added that special touch to our song! Always received an Amazing Quality product every time he sent me some stuff; JT is also a great guy, you will have an amazing time while working with him!

  8. Review by Alan B.
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    JT is a great singer and writer who can write and sing in a variety of styles. He made the requested revisions really fast and the quality of the recording was really excellent. Everything was done really quickly also. Great job!!

  9. Review by Dave Edwards
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    JT provided a phenomenal topline + lyrics for my track and is incredibly on top of his game. He's extremely quick to reply to inquiries, very professional, and delivers quickly. Highly highly recommended!

  10. Review by Leo C.
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    JT is an overall a great and genuine person to work with.. Communicated well and helped me to get what I was looking for quick. Would highly recommend working with JT and extremely thankful I found him!

  11. Review by Dylan
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    JT is SUPER talented, easy to work with, FAST, reliable, and really easy to communicate with. I'd highly recommend JT if you're looking for unique and professional vocal work. Blew me away with the first demo he sent & barely needed any revisions! Will be working again with JT.

  12. Review by Rickie N.
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    JT is unbelievably talented and works incredibly quick! Would highly recommend using him if you want the highest quality work. JT is well spoken and easy to talk to. He really cares for your track and will create the best work possible for you.

  13. Review by Joseph Mabey
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    JT was communicative and quick! His input gave me a whole new outlook on the song and it ended up fantastic! He was able to help me with what I wanted while still contributing his own knack for music.

  14. Review by Josh Mannis
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    another heater in the books!! As always, JT delivered a fantastic song with a super quick turnaround - don't know how he does it!

  15. Review by Alex
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    Definitely will come back! Thank you very much, JT!

  16. Review by Josh Mannis
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    JT is a machine!! Our third project came together in less than 24 hours, and it's the best one yet. Couldn't be happier that I met JT, he's the real deal.

  17. Review by Finn Fixx
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    Had so much fun with JT!! What a talented guy! He is one of the few people who are so gifted- it's hard to believe! Very happy he is here on soundbetter! Fantastic songwriter and amazing singer. In all the process and communication was super easy and he always kept me posted! Thanks so much, JT!

  18. Review by Josh Mannis
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    another banger!! a pleasure to work JT, couldn't ask for anyone better to collaborate with

  19. Review by Josh Mannis
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    Such a pleasure to work with JT on this one - a true professional with super dope melodic/lyrical ideas. Will for sure be back

  20. Review by D. Mark Crooks
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    Working with JT was great. He did exactly what I wanted with no back and forth, and did it fast. Very happy with the end result. I'll definitely be back.

  21. Review by Jamin
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    JT is great! Very talented, great communicator, was able to do a few different versions of the chorus melody and until we got it right, he turned the song around in a timely manner and it sounds great. he is nice and easy to work with.

  22. Review by Grzegorz
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    JT is a real professional. Quick and nice contact & quickly recorded demo. I highly recommend JT

  23. Review by Xavier Q.
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    JT is an awesome collaborator - so much fun working with him again, and I'm thrilled with what he put together for me!

  24. Review by Xavier
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    Working with JT was fantastic. He turned around an amazing idea for my track in no time, and he totally nailed the vibe I was going for. I'll definitely look to work with him again!

  25. Review by Mark
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    Always good working with JT! Hit him for all your vocal and songwriting needs!

  26. Review by Abraham
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    Super awesome experience working with JT. He knocked the track out of the park. Also a huge plus that his turnaround rate was extremely quick. Definitely will work with him again!

  27. Review by Jerome R.
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    JT is a fantastic songwriter. He worked quickly and gave me multiple options to choose from with an amazing quality.
    I'll definitely be working with him again !

  28. Review by Ulf
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    Second time around and, just as last time, JT gave me exactly what I wanted! He is easy to communicate with and has a great voice! Highly recommrnded!
    //ulf

  29. Review by LittleBoxRecords
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    JT is a super great guy and crazy talented! Big things coming from him.

  30. Review by William Barry
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    JT is a great writer and producer who understands how to elevate the quality of songs. He was a pleasure to work with and I highly recommend.

  31. Review by Ulf
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    JT was a pleasure to work with; fast, professional and of course with a great voice! Did wonders with my song! Highly recommended!
    //Ulf

  32. Review by Bada
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    Always brilliant!

  33. Review by William Barry
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    JT is an extremely talented writer and has a keen ear for what's catchy. Really looking forward to hearing how his improvements and suggestions will help transform my demos!

  34. Review by LittleBoxRecords
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    JT is awesome , great Topline and great guy to work with!

  35. Review by Josh
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    Such an amazing writer and an even better guy. If you need top notch work, make sure to hit him up! Worth every dollar!

  36. Review by Bada
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    Brillant.

  37. Review by Brett F.
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    JT's turnaround is quick and what he makes is quality!

  38. Review by Kevin L.
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    Absolute killer songwriter. If you need a track with a great melody and lyrics, JT is your person. Quick and professional- highly recommended!

  39. Review by Franco Di Santo
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    JT crushed exactly the vocals that we needed, and he was both accommodating as well as extremely fast and efficient! Highly recommend working with him!

  40. Review by Dman
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    Stunning voice/Quick turnaround....so happy with the result. Brilliant!

  41. Review by DJ Polique
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    Like always on point :)

  42. Review by DJ Polique
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    Always love to work with JT. MONSTER

  43. Review by DJ Polique
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    JT the machine. Love working with him!!

  44. Review by Mark
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    One of the best writers on this site! Every time he gets on a song I know it'll be a hit! Recommend him if you want to take your record to the next level!

  45. Review by DJ Polique
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    No matter what direction he kills it every time. Thanks JT. You are a monster..haha

  46. Review by DJ Polique
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    Always love to work with JT. Such a great talent.

  47. Review by DJ Polique
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    Such a talent, such a beast when it comes to hit the nail. I´m blessed to work with this guy!

  48. Review by Mark van der Schoot
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    JT is amazing. High quality songwriting and also VERY quick. Already started a second project, highly recommended.

  49. Review by Mark
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    Really good songwriter. Delivered a great song while displaying professionalism. Good guy to work with. Definitely recommend him for all your songwriting needs!

  50. Review by D. Mark Crooks
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    Very satisfied with JT. His voice is amazing. He was quick and he did exactly what I wanted the very first time. I'll definitely call on him again.

  51. Review by Giuseppe Sorce (NeZoomie)
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    JT's songwriting is top-notch and his hooks are as catchy as they come. He's courteous, fast and professional. It’s always been a great experience working with him!

  52. Review by Raytown Productions
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    You can't go wrong working with JT Roach. Incredibly talented, honest, and hardworking singer and songwriter. He has years of experience and works with the top artists in the industry. If you need a catchy hook for your next single, JT Roach is the man!

Interview with JT Roach

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

  2. A: My own song releases are my favorites. They mean a lot to me and I pour my heart into those songs.

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

  4. A: Too much. My own artist project, lots of EDM, pop records for pitch. artists I'm developing.

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

  6. A: Goldford. Nana The Writer. They are friends and both crazy talented.

  7. Q: Analog or digital and why?

  8. A: Both! Whatever sounds great.

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

  10. A: 100% effort.

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

  12. A: It's different every day.

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

  14. A: Less is more when you're sending an instrumental or chords to write from. I do my best work when there is flexibility to let us take the song where it wants to go.

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

  16. A: 251. BAE DMP. Laptop. Les Paul. LUMI midi keyboard.

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

  18. A: 10 years. 7 years in Los Angeles. Signed with BMG Chrysalis. Won NBC Songland. Over 500,000 monthly listeners on my artist project. Over 20 million listens last year.

  19. Q: How would you describe your style?

  20. A: Great storytelling. Great vocal production. I care about the details.

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

  22. A: Skrillex because he is always pushing boundaries.

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

  24. A: Make sure you have a great song first.

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

  26. A: EDM. Pop. Folk. Anything with a great story and melody.

  27. Q: What's your strongest skill?

  28. A: Topline melody, lyrics, vocals, guitars, and minimal production.

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

  30. A: 10 years of songwriting in the industry.

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

  32. A: I like to start from chords, melody, lyrics and build things out from there.

  33. Q: Tell us about your studio setup.

  34. A: Telefunken 251. BAE DMP. Babyface Pro FS. Genelec Speakers. Guitar pedals. MAAGEQ4. Chandler Opto.

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

  36. A: Great pop choruses. EDM hits. Bon Iver. Ry X. JP Saxe.

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

  38. A: Toplines to EDM instrumentals. Songwriting from scratch. Help with lyrics. Vocal gigs for demos or for releases.

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Typical turnaround time less than one week. I can write melodies, lyrics, sing the demo etc . . .

GenresSounds Like
  • Justin Bieber
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  • Bock 251
  • SM7B
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  • 12 Guitars
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