Joe Taylor

Vocalist/Topliner

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Hey all, I’m Joe. Based at Tileyard Studios. credits Inc. | David Guetta, Kygo, Armin Van Buuren (Top 5 hit in Billboard charts). Just featured on Lucas & Steve x Dubvision’s new record ‘Feel My Love’. Let’s take your track to the next level. Hit me up :)

After 4 years working in TV Sync (Recently nominated for two awards in the PMA's with two songs I produced in one category) & producing/writing various albums to brief I am more than confident i can take your song to the next level weather you need a full production, lyrics, topline or vocals. I'm fluent with guitar, Keyboard and have a huge contact database and respect from some of the biggest names in Sync (Universal PM, BMG PM, Audio Network, Sony Extreme) if we create something super special i would have no issues showcasing your song to them.

-Equal % MASTER (unless otherwise agreed)
-Equal % PUBLISHING (unless otherwise agreed)
-All vocals via Soundbetter are uncredited
-If you decide to decline to project there is $300 demo fee
- Separate contractual agreement to be drafted and signed when signing the record to label for contract.
- If you choose to collab with an additional artist AFTER our arrangement any additional royalty splits come out of your share.

R E V I S I O N S:
-I always make sure the client is happy before i start the recording process after this one revision is free, each revision after that is an additional £50

P A Y M E N T:
-Master buyout available at a much higher fee
-Happy to provide vocal stems both wet & tuned there will be an extra cost of £100 each for this service.

Contact me through the green button above and let's get to work.

Languages

  • English

18 Reviews - 1 Repeat Client

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  1. Review by GAZZER
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    What an epic experience working with Joe Taylor. Swift response, pure creativity with lyrics and unreal sounding vocals. All delivered easily and smoothly. Summer banger produced!

  2. Review by Piotr K.
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    Joe is a legend! Fantastic voice and writing skills!

  3. Review by Nate M.
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    Wow - I could not be more impressed with Joe than I am. He is incredibly professional - he responded to my original inquiry in under an hour with clear and concise terms and delivered the final project in under 24 hours - that's unheard of. Most importantly the quality of the vocal he provided is unmatched. His tone, timing, pitch, and delivery were all spot on - it's no wonder why he has such an impressive resume. Most certainly looking forward to working together again soon, Joe!

  4. Review by firizan j
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    Very professionnal, fast and perfect work, she did all the work we needed , thanks again !

  5. Review by Paul P.
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    Joe works really fast, so good and quick it was hard to keep up with him!
    He sang my vocal notes to precise exact timings which is never easy but was a breeze for him.
    Had a vocal stem delivered all within a day, very impressive thank you.

  6. Review by SÉB MONT
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    Joe is a very talented songwriter, his technique of writing lyrics impressed me a lot. Makes fun to work with him!!

  7. Review by Andrej P.
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    Joe is a true professional and his voice maaan, you will never hear anything like it! It was really a pleasure to work with him, couldn't recommend him more!

  8. Review by Taia Dya
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    Joe reviewed one of my writing demos where I just wanted to have some tips from a pro writer like him and he gave me such a nice, long and helpful review. I would always book him again!! Such a nice guy and top musician and writer :)

  9. Review by Will Church
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    Joe was very specific about what he wanted on his recording. so it was an easy going process. It was a pleasure to work with such a professional singer and topliner!! Every time again :)

  10. Review by Luke M.
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    Joe is a legend. Huge talent, great workflow, and wonderful to collaborate with! Would love to work with him again

  11. Review by LEØN
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    It was a pleasure to work with Joe. He is a very talented and reliable musician. His vocal recordings have a professional quality, and his voice is unique! Great collaboration, highly recommended!

  12. Review by Andy Craig
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    Was a pleasure to work with Joe. Such an amazing voice he has and he was really quick and easy to deal with. A talented singer and writer that I'll defo work with again.

  13. Review by Piotr K.
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    True legend! Amazing writing skills and voice.
    Will definitely make more music with Joe!

  14. Review by Oli Som
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    Joe is an incredible talent in combination with a great work ethic. Always love the work we do together. Highly recommend!

  15. Review by Nils Ruzicka
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    Super Quality and Super Fast! No wonder that this dude already works with the best in the music industry. Its always a pleasure to work with you Joe!

  16. Review by Rob Cass
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    Brilliant singer, brilliant songwriter…What not to love! Huge talent.

  17. Review by Nathan Nicholson
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    Always love working with Joe! We’ve written many a great tune together and he’s a lyrical and melodic machine. Highly recommend.

  18. Review by Sam Gray
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    Written songs with Joe many times now. He’s a class act. Great energy, melodies, and ideas. Great part of any team for any genre. Awesome soulful voice too. 👍

Interview with Joe Taylor

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

  2. A: I wrote a vocal for a single upcoming for Kygo and Callum Scott.

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

  4. A: David Guetta, Kygo, Callum Scott, Fedde Le Grande, Robin Schultz, Dub Vision + many more Lots of sync/TV music for Universal Pm and BMGPM

  5. Q: Analog or digital and why?

  6. A: Whichever - It’s not more gear you need it’s more good ideas. The gear comes after.

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

  8. A: QUALITY!

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

  10. A: Being free to express myself and emotion and collaborate with people from all over the world sharing art.

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

  12. A: Customer - How long will this take?? Me - not long at all.

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

  14. A: How long things take, some people take months to write a song fortunately I’m quite a fast worker when it comes to it.

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

  16. A: Lyric references, melody references, timeline.

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

  18. A: Go with your gut. You know inside what you want from your music. You will know when you know and hopefully I’ll be working on your song…

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

  20. A: Guitar, voice, mic, interface, laptop

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

  22. A: I’ve been working in music for 15 years professionally for 5 years and signed my publishing deal 4 months ago.

  23. Q: How would you describe your style?

  24. A: Raspy, full of emotion and Big.

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

  26. A: I’d love to work with the late David Ruffin as his vocal in The Temptations ‘Ain’t To Proud Too Beg’ is flawless in my eyes.

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

  28. A: Always take your time with the comping as this is the key to that perfect vocal. Check through every take snd look for parts of the vocal that are quirky perfectly in tune isn’t always best, look for things that stand out and spark emotion.

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

  30. A: Anything really but love pop/house/hits.

  31. Q: What's your strongest skill?

  32. A: My biggest strength is defiantly working pop vocals and creating unforgettable ‘ear-worms’ to annoy you all day, also the ability to both write and sing to a professional level. For me it’s always about quality and doing right by the song.

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

  34. A: I bring a very unique touch vocally as I don’t aspire to be anything I’m not. I have a very raw quality to my vocal. Since signing to my publishers I’ve become one of their most desired topliners and vocalists world wide working with some of the biggest names in the buisness (check my credits)

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

  36. A: I usually work backwards so the hook/chorus comes first and then work on the verses and pre. Into the second verse that’s nearly the same melody but with a slight variation the nee the excitement. I can turn songs around fast and work well to deadlines

  37. Q: Tell us about your studio setup.

  38. A: I’m based at Tileyard london (Kings Cross) I have a fully sound treated studio with exceptional equipment for that perfect vocal sound.

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

  40. A: I’m very much inspired by old soul treasures from Marvin Gaye to the temptations. In terms of current music I would put myself next to Rag N Bone Man / Lewis Capaldi / John Newman / Jacob Banks.

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

  42. A: I work professionally as a Topliner writing, singing & editing. I have extensive knowledge of writing vocals in different musical genres to suit whatever the Cliant wants.

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Lucas & Steve x Dubvision Ft. Joe Taylor

I was the Topliner and vocalist in this production

Terms Of Service

Tacks turned around within the week but can work to your time scale and can speed up at a higher fee.

GenresSounds Like
  • Rag'n'Bone Man
  • Lewis Capaldi
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Gear Highlights
  • Studio - Professionally sound treated environment | Interface - Apollo quad | Mic - sE Electronics Gemini II Dual Tube Microphone | Plugins - UAD (Universal Audio
  • Waves Complete
  • Izotope
  • Soundtoys
  • Slate Digital
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