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Cory Clark on SoundBetter

Your songs deserve the sounds and layers that give depth and life to all your favorite music. I've been adding creative sonic textures to other people's songs (& my own) for years and I have collected some great equipment to do it. I do my best work when I’m collaborating with other artists, which leads me here!

I work regularly in a big studio here in Southern California with 50x Platinum SongWriter/Producer Adam Watts, (Demi Lovato, Miley Cyrus, Colton Dixon, High School Musical, etc) but here in my home studio I have MANY guitars, mics and sounds at my reach anytime.

Touring Guitarist/Touring Artist, Session Guitarist, Session Vocalist, Producing/Songwriting, Acoustic Solo Artist/Performer, Band Member Guy... I've helped mentor young Artist Development, signed with Record Labels and Management, backed up Major Label Artist & Indie Artists, been in a ton of bands ranging from Acoustic Pop to Metal... I've been blessed to have done a little bit of everything as a musician in the industry and it's taken me all over the country and a few different parts of the world.

Send me a message! I’d love to discuss your project and see if I can help.

All genres

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

37 Reviews - 7 Repeat Clients

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  1. Review by Jolene S.
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    Cory is a guitarist with great musical aesthetics. He's able to not only finish what was asked for, but also exceed my expectation by giving me extra music suggestions and beautiful electric ambient textures!

  2. Review by Patrick O.
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    Another great project with Cory! He's an excellent guitarist, but also creative, and a good communicator with dependable delivery. Plenty more to come!

  3. Review by Patrick O.
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    Great working with Cory! He totally delivered on my requests and then added some unexpected and really beautiful slide work. Solid communicator, open, willing. We'll work together again!

  4. Review by Richie Rich
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    It's a pleasure to work with Corey. He exceeded my expectation. Awesome bass player.

  5. Review by Joseph G.
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    Cory is a very talented bass player, he did the job exceptionally well and in great time. Would highly recommend!

  6. Review by Shane R.
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    Quality work!

  7. Review by John D.
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    Cory was able to deliver exactly what I was looking for and even more. He's a very talented guitarist and a great guy to work with. I highly recommend working with him if you need some extra professional touches to your music.

  8. Review by Adam R.
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    Check his reviews and you'll see my name several times, and I'm back again, and beyond pleased again. Need I say more haha?

  9. Review by Mattias L.
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    Always a pleasure working with Cory, he is a pro guitarist and professional.

  10. Review by Adam R.
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    Cory is such an incredible talent & such a pleasure to work with it. His tones and parts have been perfect every time, and I love the way he leaves himself all in on each track. Can't recommend him enough.

  11. Review by Adam R.
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    Killed it, again. Look no further. Trust this man with your tracks.

  12. Review by Ridley F.
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    Always a pleasure working with Cory! He's done some excellent guitar work for my most recent project. He's got a great ear and takes a super thoughtful approach to every job in order to make sure that you come away with the best possible end-product. I'll definitely be working with him again!

  13. Review by Adam R.
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    So professional in every sense. Truly a pleasure working with him, and he evidently poured himself into the parts and unique tone. I'll definitely pull him in on stuff again in the future, and highly recommend you do the same. - Adam Outlnd

  14. Review by Micael a.
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    Loved it man! He is quick, clear, and concise!!! I’m going straight too Cory for everything!!!! 😂

  15. Review by Malorie
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    Cory's the best PERIOD. He's able to transform your song in ways you could not even imagine. He's patient, professional and willing to work with you to help you capture your ideas in a way that will enhance your project. He's a great musician and I highly recommend him to anyone looking to enhance their project!

  16. Review by Bob A.
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    Always a pleasure to work with Cory. This is a guy I can depend on to consistently bring new ideas and great sounds to my tracks. Highest recommendation.

  17. Review by Malorie
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    All I can say is this man is incredibly talented! Hands down he took my track out of this stratosphere with his musicianship! He was also incredibly swift in producing the results that I was extremely impressed by first try! Hire him now!!!

  18. Review by Bob A.
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    Great music chops. Extremely versatile. Always my first choice for guitar. Highest recommendation.

  19. Review by ivo m.
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    Again great work! Thank you

  20. Review by ivo m.
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    great work! Thank you!

  21. Review by Ronald C.
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    Cory is an exceptional musician, he took my musical ideas to another level and recorded them in the best possible and professional way. If I wanted some changes in the recording he did them until I was 100% satisfied. I would definitely work with him again. Highly recommended!!!

  22. Review by Bob A.
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    Just finished my first project of the new year with Cory. He is a total pro and the tracks he delivers are awesome. Highest rating.

  23. Review by Natasha J.
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    I hired Cory for a rehearsal and a show since my guitarist was unavailable . He showed up prepared and jumped right in like he was part of the band. Couldn’t have asked more of him. He’s got mad skills and a great voice! The show went flawless too! He is such a nice nice guy is addition to his talent, I will definitely use him again! 5 stars for sure!

  24. Review by Lawrence
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    Cory is amazing! Got my track done earlier than I asked, and was happy to help when I asked for a minor revision. Has a great voice and an amazing ear for creating pristine backing harmonies and other ad libs. Would recommend and am sure to order again!

  25. Review by Mattias L.
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    Cory is a pro, very nice gritty guitars, working with Cory was a pleasure.

  26. Review by Jakob Ahlbom
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    Cory is a great professional who did what I asked and a lot more! I was stunned of how much effort he put in to my track! Great player and feel for the music! Moreover a fast delivery and great communication! Recomended to everyone!

  27. Review by Ridley F.
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    Cory went above and beyond what I was expecting. He delivered excellent quality work with a rapid turnaround and a great attitude. I'll certainly look to work with him again!

  28. Review by Bob A.
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    Love working with Cory. Awesome licks. This guy really rocks. Highest recommendation.

  29. Review by Bob A.
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    Another great job. Thanks Cory.

  30. Review by Bob A.
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    I keep coming back to Cory because he always delivers fresh ideas and quality tracks. Highly recommended.

  31. Review by Bob A.
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    Multiple projects completed with Cory. This is just the latest song I've worked on with him & the guy just blows me away. Worth every penny you pay him and so easy & positive to work with.

  32. Review by Justin M.
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    Cory is an absolute pro with excellent instincts and work ethic. Cory and I are on different coasts and he was able to deliver amazing tracks and options to pull my project to completion in record time. I highly recommend him to anybody looking for a true professional to enhance any songs. I plan on working with Cory for all my projects!

  33. Review by Bob A.
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    Cory’s tracks added tone, texture and grit to my demo. He absolutely took it to another level. I’m sure i’ll work with him again.

  34. Review by Bob A.
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    Cory was great to work with. With very little direction, he quickly got the vibe I was looking for and delivered a series of layered tracks that gave me plenty of options to pick from. Great communication. Quick turnaround. Highly recommended. Will definitely work with him again.

  35. Review by Tøny
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    Talented Guitarist! Knew exactly what I wanted & more! Quality work!

  36. Review by Frank Reina
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    I've played with Cory over the years on church gigs and various live gigs. I've also done sessions with him here at my studio for one of his records. Cory is a very creative player. I love his tones and excellent musical choices. There is a good reason why Adam Watts calls him for so many sessions. If you need guitar, bass or vocals I highly recommend Cory!

  37. Review by Enoch Yang
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    Cory is a great guitarist and producer! I've sent him sessions before with simple reference tracks and he's sent stems back that have fit perfectly with little to no editing. One of my favorite guitarists to work with!

Interview with Cory Clark

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

  2. A: Last year I worked on music for a NETFLIX feature film musical "A WEEK AWAY" (set to be released 2020) Staring Bailee Madison, Kevin Quinn, David Koechner, Sherri Shepherd, Songwriting, Co-Producing and Recording instrumentation for the songs as well as recording/producing actor's vocals for the film

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

  4. A: Writing, producing and recording with various artists

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

  6. A: Helping bring another dimmension to someone else’s music

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

  8. A: Can you make it sound like “this”?! ANSWER: "YES!"

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

  10. A: That it’s fun all the time. I mean... it is FUN but it takes a lot of work and can be an emotional rollercoaster!

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

  12. A: Do you have any ideas or references for what you'd like me to do, or do you want me to just GO FOR IT??

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

  14. A: Make sure the pro cares. If they don’t respect you and your art it could be a painful process

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

  16. A: Paul McCartney because he is the greatest of all time

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

  18. A: Rock, Pop, Acoustic...

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

  20. A: Recording Guitars, Bass guitar or Vocals for artists and producers, produce and write music alongside other creative people. Always trying to serve the song!

  21. Q: What's your strongest skill?

  22. A: Harmony and textures.

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

  24. A: Less is more. But never let the listener get bored! (...hey that kinda rhymes)

  25. Q: How would you describe your style?

  26. A: A child of the 90’s with a heart of the 70's

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

  28. A: A unique sense of melody. I’m always looking for something soulful and classic that moves me, but also sounds original and new. Finding the pockets of the song where I can bring in some new color and hooks.

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

  30. A: Listening first. I try to understand the direction and find where I can add layers and textures or support what is there

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

  32. A: Nigel Godrich, T Bone Burnett, Quincy Jones, Rick Rubin, Daniel Lanois, Trent Reznor, Atticus Ross, Jon Brion, Alain Johannes, Dr. Dre, Bob Rock, Adam Watts, Butch Vig, Butch Walker, other Butches, Brendan O'Brien, Phil Spector, George Martin, Danger Mouse, Eric Valentine... shall I stop?

  33. Q: Analog or digital and why?

  34. A: Both. Analog has the heart, Digital has the brains

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

  36. A: Started playing guitar in rock bands at 12, became a solo artist, started a few bands of my own, then started doing contracted guitar work and solo acoustic gigs, (Corporate events, Weddings, Private Parties) joined an LA rock band called ÆGES and signed with a label & management...toured a bunch, and now I help produce other artists

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

  38. A: Probably 5 different guitars

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

  40. A: That I’ll work on your song until you’re satisfied

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

  42. A: Frank Reina for drums! Enoch Yang for production

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

  44. A: Started playing guitar in rock bands at 12, became a solo artist, started a few bands of my own, then started doing contracted guitar work and solo acoustic gigs, (Corporate events, Weddings, Private Parties) joined an LA rock band called ÆGES and signed with a label & management...toured a bunch, and now I help produce other artists

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

  46. A: Probably 5 different guitars

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

  48. A: Make sure the provider cares. If they don’t respect you and your art it could be a painful process

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

  50. A: That it’s all fun. I mean... it is fun but it takes a lot of work as well

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

  52. A: Helping bring life to some else’s music

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

  54. A: That I’ll work on your song until you’re happy

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

  56. A: Frank Reina for drums! Enoch Yang for production

  57. Q: Tell us about your studio setup.

  58. A: I've got all my beautiful toys at my reach. And all the right lighting necessary to get the mood right. I'm currently running most things through my Neve 1073 preamp, into an API 550a EQ, occasionally a Distressor compressor and into an Apogee interface to Logic Pro X. Mics: Mohave MA-200 Tube Condenser mic, Shure SM7, SM58, and an arsenal of guitars and effects and amps.

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

  60. A: Pop, Rock, & Acoustic stuff. Anything where I can sneak in a guitar

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

  62. A: Can you make it sound like “this?!" Me: "Yes!"

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

  64. A: Been working with Adam Watts on music for a Musical Movie coming out 2020, co-writing and producing for various artists, and collecting gear!

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Gear Highlights
  • Neve 1073
  • API 550A eq
  • Mohave MA-200 Tube Condenser mic
  • Distressor Compressor
  • Shure SM7B
  • Apogee converters
  • Fender Guitars
  • Gibson Guitars
  • Martin Acoustic Guitar
  • G&L Guitar
  • Yamaha Guitars
  • Fender & Morgan Amps
  • and many many effects pedals
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