This page contains examples of production work I’ve done for various different artists. There are two typical scenarios under which this happens. Either the artist has a working melody line and/or some basic production done, and needs me to build on that, or there’s a vocal that needs a complete stylistic re-adjustment.
Mr Ray is a deeply musical singer/songwriter hailing from Gauteng in South Africa. Among his many skills is the ability to beatbox while singing, and playing the guitar.
The original acoustic version is already very strong, but on this project, the aim was to arrange and orchestrate the track to “embignify” it.
The full song can be heard here.
On this project, the client was attempting to get airplay on an “easy listening” format radio station. I was asked to rework the track to make it more compatible with the station’s format. I had to completely change the genre, style and feel, and in places, even the melody.
Artist the Band
Artist the Band are a group from Canterbury in the South East of England. They’re fronted by multi-talented vocalist Charlie Kay, who recently kicked bottoms in a solo capacity in the KentTV SoundClash contest.
This is a house remix of a track off their first album, which completely changes the style.