Stephen Melancon

Session Singer / Guitarist

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I am at your service. I want to give you what you want. I will give you the original sounding vocal or a sound alike if that is what you are looking for. I am a songwriter myself and so can help you with arrangement and production if you need it. I will make sure your project is on time and on budget.

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  1. Review by Memorable Hooks by Eliza

    5 Stars! Stephen delivered an awesome vocal in a very fast turnaround time. He is professional, super enthusiastic and easy to work with. He delivered a performance that is not going to need pitch correction AT ALL, which will speed up our mixing session. Highly recommended!

Interview with Stephen Melancon

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

  2. A: My Wilborn guitar, Teac real to real tape recorder, Shute SM 58 microphone, Fender Princeton amplifier and my Melancon P-90 Artist.

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

  4. A: Come with a good song and a vision and we’ll end up with a great song that exceeds your expectations.

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

  6. A: Finneas. I love the way he constructs his songs, how he layers the vocals and uses such a variety of sounds, sometimes even from found objects.

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

  8. A: I like to pan a vocal slightly to one side and then use a bus with a very slight delay panned 100% to the other side and mix the two to get a full vocal sound.

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

  10. A: Americana, country, rock and pop.

  11. Q: What's your strongest skill?

  12. A: A commitment to excellence.

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

  14. A: I have a strong vocal sound on my own and am also able to offer sound alikes in the Americana genre.

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

  16. A: I work with the composer to discover the feeling and emotion they are going for in the song. I like to then offer a few approaches, depending on the feel.

  17. Q: Tell us about your studio setup.

  18. A: I use Logic Pro X with the Slate Digital Virtual Microphone System and an apollo interface.

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

  20. A: Bjorn Thorsrud is a producer that inspires me. I also love the artists that self produce like Wilco.

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

  22. A: I am doing vocal work for my clients. I sing parts as written and can also help writing harmonies and arranging.

GenresSounds Like
  • Jason Isbell
  • Thom Yorke
  • Neil Young
Gear Highlights
  • Mac mini
  • apollo interface
  • Logic Pro X
  • Slate Digital VMS ONE
  • ML1
  • ML2
  • BMK Reference 125.2 S2
  • Custom Studio Reference monitors
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