I am a 'one-stop production shop' for singer songwriters. I offer full instrumental production for your songs - arranged, played and mixed ready for mastering and release. I am also a session bass player and guitarist with decades of recording and live experience.
I play bass, drums, guitar, piano and I sing. I produce, arrange & record tracks at Balintore Studios. You can send me the vocal and a guide track and I will arrange and record all the instruments and produce the track for you, mixed and ready for mastering and release.
I can also provide session bass as well as acoustic/electric guitars for your tracks.
I have worked for over 20 years both in the studio and live with Barry Adamson, Laika, Mark Fry, Jake Morley, Mally Harpaz, Sally Barker and many more.
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Interview with Iain Ross
Q: What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?
A: I like to talk to someone before we start on a project and really try to get a sense and feel of what it is they want
Q: How would you describe your style?
Q: What's your typical work process?
A: I like to work with the singer/songwriter and get a sense of what they want from the song. Then I use their vocal and start to build the track to suit the song from there.
Q: Can you share one music production tip?
A: Listen to what the artist wants and try to serve the song
Q: What type of music do you usually work on?
Q: What's your strongest skill?
A: I play all of the instruments that I add to an arrangement and I think I have a good feel for what a song may need in order to bring it to life. I love collaboration and always strive to ensure that the artists i work with get what they want from the production.
Q: What do you bring to a song?
A: I have many years of experience working with so many different artists - live and in the studio. I play bass, drums, guitar and piano so I am a 'one man band' in terms of working in the studio. I am always happy if the 'client' is happy and I am always keen to bring to the song whatever it needs.
Q: Tell us about your studio setup.
A: I use Logic Pro X with a Focusrite interface, Rode & Sure mics, amp and fender amps and too many guitars and basses to list!
Q: What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?
A: Too many to list! I enjoy working with anyone who is passionate about their music and I love the process of collaboration.
Q: Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.
A: As a producer for singer/songwriters, I arrange, record and mix the backing track for their song. I play guitar, bass, piano and program natural sounding drum tracks as well as providing backing vocals where required.