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, Slander, Said The Sky, Don Diablo, 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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Languages

  • English
  • Spanish

78 Reviews - 14 Repeat Clients

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  1. Review by Dman
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    Dude blows me away everytime.....love his work!!

  2. Review by Dman
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    JT is incredible, killed it with a really short turn around. Look forward to many more with JT

  3. Review by Daniel S.
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    JT is such a legend and it's such a pleasure to work with him. He's super quick, super responsive and just elevates your track to the next level. Plus, he's also a really nice guy. So yes, can't wait to work with him again.

  4. Review by Bilgi S.
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    JT is a great songwriter and lyricist. He took great care of my vision and the result is stunning. I will be back!!

  5. Review by Felix Z.
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    JT was a pleasure to work with! Super flexible with whatever demos or concepts I sent over and delivered a fantastic top line alongside great lyrics

  6. Review by Leo C.
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    JT is always a pleasure to work with. Always makes your ideas come to life. Can’t wait to work with him again in the future!

  7. Review by Nick B.
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    JT, thank you again for making my life easier as an artist. I love the writing process so much but often get stuck on lyrics. I can get the main hook and loads of ideas, but pulling into a strong narrative just feels harder to me than the rest of the writing process. Elton, has Bernnie, I got JT ;)

  8. Review by Nick B.
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    I keep saying the same thing every time I come to review JT because it's always so good... so easy. We work so well together. We flow. Effortless. Same taste in music. Love the same chords. Vibe the same lyrics. JT just helps me take everything to the next level. Can't recommend JT enough. Legend 🙏🏼

  9. Review by Luke G.
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    World class vocals... and a really really nice guy to work with... Couldn't be happier ... Delighted with everything!!!
    It was my first time using SoundBetter but certainly won't be my last... Looking forward to working with JT again early in the new year :-)

  10. Review by Nick B.
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    JT... what can I say... AMAZING. Every time we work together we just seem to flow so easily and end with a very refined song in such a short amount of time. One of my favourite collaborators by far. Thanks brother. 🙏🏼

  11. Review by Nick B.
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    It's hard to put into words how much I love working with JT. We just have an easy flow that ends up as great songs and we do it fast. JT is world-class. A brilliant writer and understands what I am looking for for my next album. Don't hesitate to work with JT 🙏🏼

  12. Review by John S.
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    JT was super good at melody and vocals for my project, very professional and got everything completed in a couple of days... 5 stars !

  13. Review by Nick Ruffalo (Ruff)
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    Working with JT was amazing and very professional. Super easy to communicate with and a true star in the industry !

  14. Review by Oliver Michael
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    JT is a hugely talented and successful artist and vocalist already, and it's a privilege to be able to work with him on Soundbetter. He is completely down to earth, professional, engaging and works hard to get the job done. You should hire him for your next vocal gig!

  15. Review by Matt C.
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    JT was awesome! Super quick turnaround and willing to make any revisions to get the track sounding exactly how you want!

  16. Review by Yejune S.
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    My first time working with JT. A great pleasure working with him! I was quite picky about this project, but JT just nailed it beyond my expectations! He's truly a talented vocalist! Also very friendly and easy to communicate with! Hope to work with him again. 5 stars out of 5!

  17. Review by Nick B.
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    JT is a beast. What a voice and writer. His melodic instincts are world-class. Looking forward to more collaborations.

  18. Review by Matis D.
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    It was my first time with a real professional, and it was the best experience I ever had on soundbetter so far! JT will take your project to the next level. I will work with him again for sure.

  19. Review by Jay S.
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    JT was a pleasure to work with, great vocals, took direction and produced a great product

  20. Review by robert s.
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    JT really blessed the song. He took my idea and made it better. He definitely 10X our song. I look forward to working with him again in the future.

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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Terms Of Service

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

GenresSounds Like
  • Justin Bieber
  • Ed Sheeran
  • RY X
Gear Highlights
  • Telefunken ELAM 251
  • Tube Tech CL1B
  • Hardy m1
  • SM7B
  • UAD Apollo x UAD Plugins
  • 12 Guitars
  • Yamaha HS7
  • BAE DMP Preamp
  • Logic X
  • Presonus Studio One
  • Soundtoys Plugins
  • Fabfilter Plugins
  • Waves Plugins
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