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I'm 23 years old but have been writing since I was 9. I've "studied" the ways of Gaga, David Bowie, Prince, Frank Ocean, and others - influenced in all aspects by pop legends. I am well versed in current pop culture and trends, while also having an extensive background (being a huge fan) of musicians from the 70's and 80's.
Listeners of my music will feel emotion first and foremost. I do not write just based on personal experiences; good songwriters and producers have the gift of shape shifting and story-telling.
I am a trained singer, I have 10 years experience of singing professionally in choirs and work-for-hire recording sessions. I have been songwriting for about that long, but making a career out of it in LA for the last year or so. Because I have been dinging and recording myself and others for so long, I have learned how to vocal produce the heck out of a song. If you need help adding backgrounds, choirs, tweaking structure /melodies / lyrics, definitely reach out to me so we can perfect your song together!
I am also a sound engineer; I have been recording myself and others for about 3 years now and mixing records the last two. I mix mostly pop, rap, r&b, and indie pop records.
If you have any questions about my experience, please feel free to contact me to discuss working together!
I'd love to hear about your project. Click the 'Contact' button above to get in touch.
12 Reviews - 4 Repeat ClientsEndorse Maddi St John
Always a pleasure working with Maddi, I'm so happy with what she did with the track. What she came up with was absolutely dead on and exceeded any expectations I might've had. I'll be back again soon!
Incredible voice. Absolutely nailed the sound I was going for. Would work with her again.
Maddi knocked it out of the park with the song she wrote for my track! Not only did she provide something that fit the song to a T but she went above and beyond with a masterfully recorded and produced vocal performance. Over the years I don’t think I’ve ever had 0 revisions for a collaborator but Maddi truly understood what the song needed and delivered. I couldn’t be happier with the final result. She’s incredibly talented at what she does and I will absolutely be back for more!!
Maddi is such a wonderful and thoughtful songwriter. She really embodied what I wanted for my song and executed it to such a T I was blown away. Thank you so much Maddi you are the best :)
Maddi is so talented! I am blown away with my two tracks and could not be happier. I had no revisions - she nailed it on the first draft. She understood what my vision was and incorporated my style perfectly to bring my songs to life. Catchy and unique- I am definitely working with Maddi again for any of my pop song needs. Highly recommend!
wrote a super catchy topline for me. highly recommend!
Asked Maddi for a house topline in the style of Zhu/Disclosure and she really knocked it out of the park.
Fantastic to work with, I sent over an instrumental and she wrote a wonderful top line that really transformed the music! Thanks Maddi
Maddi is awesome to work with and has an exceptional ability to create catchy melodies. She's a great vocalist too.
Maddi was quick to provide musical ideas, lyrics, and refine those as needed.
The quality of work Maddi delivered was outstanding.
With the proper exposure, she could totally breakthrough and become a name you come to know and love! She's a very talented artist.
I look forward to collaborating with Maddi on more projects in the future!
VERY HIGHLY RECOMMENDED!!! 5+ STARS!
Simply great. I didn't need to explain twice. Job done fast and perfect.
Maddi is fantastic , professional and quick , her turn around was faster than i could have hoped for. She fully understood the brief and was a pleasure to work with. I highly recommend her.
It was a pleasure working with Maddi; she delivered a great vocal line and lyrics. Fast to reply at messages and also to send me the final work. I will collab for sure with her in the future.
Interview with Maddi St John
Q: What are you working on at the moment?
A: an EP for my band, king bitch
Q: Is there anyone on SoundBetter you know and would recommend to your clients?
A: Tytewriter for sure
Q: What questions do you ask prospective clients?
A: Do you have a specific artist you are imagining singing along to this track? Do you care
Q: How would you describe your style?
Q: Which artist would you like to work with and why?
A: Max Martin because I want to learn how he does it !!!
Q: What type of music do you usually work on?
A: Pop, indie-rock, or r&b.
Q: What's your strongest skill?
A: I have an incredibly open mind, allowing me to write about many subjects and re-work sounds based on criticism.
Q: What do you bring to a song?
A: Emotion and relatability.
Q: Tell us about your studio setup.
A: I have access to 7 different studios through my school. I work with mostly Pro Tools, Ableton, and Logic.
Q: What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?
A: Lady Gaga, Prince, David Bowie are my holy trinity of pop heroes. My favorite songwriters are Frank Ocean, Diane Warren, Dolly Parton,
Q: Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.
A: Write melodies and workshop lyrics. I also have provided a lot of background vocals for bands.