I will make it a full song for you from A to Z. I am a composer/ arranger and I got skills, experience and gear. Whereas you got any lyrical idea, or a small top line in your head, whereas you got some chords progression ideas, or any theme or genre you want to dive in, I am here to help. I can also mix your music and edit/ correct your tracks.
Any musical idea? I will complete it. No idea? I can create it for you. Whereas you begin with chords, melody, lyrics, or nothing at all it doesn't matter, I can help you here to achieve your song. I am very prolific when to comes to find good ideas, and I can give you the thing that will inspire you. But wait, that's not all.
I am also good at arranging, editing, and I own here the good tools to make it right. I'm working with some fine UAD plugins, compose on Komplete 12 ultimate and Maschine MK3 for making my beats. My principal DAW is Logic Pro X on Mac. I have what you need for comping, quantizing, pitch or time stretching and also mixing. So I can help you to solves all the small details.
If you need an arrangement, I play piano and I have access to a great variety of sounds via my vstis and sample banks. I work with Splice, Eastwest, Kontakt and Komplete from Native Intsruments. I am also working with Arturia, Vienna symphonic Library and I update my gear every month with some new goodies.
I can make the whole picture sounds pretty good, but feel free to refine the very last details of your song afterwards, with other specialists. Having the whole song, being able to press the play button and hear everything from the start to the end with the musical model is a real pleasure! Let's collaborate, let's make music together.
Click the 'Contact' above to get in touch. Looking forward to hearing from you.
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Interview with Frédéric Vauthier
Q: What are you working on at the moment?
A: I am working on a movie's OST from an independent Film Director, and it's crazy inspiring
Q: Analog or digital and why?
A: digital because I ain't got any other choice with my setup, BUT UAD plugins and gear MAKES some difference in the game.
Q: What questions do you ask prospective clients?
A: What is your goal?
Q: What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?
A: Take the time to explain, because we do not want to rush, we want to make things RIGHT.
Q: If you were on a desert island and could take just 5 pieces of gear, what would they be?
A: My iMac, my keyboard, my daw, my sound banks and my plug ins.
Q: What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?
A: I wanted to sing. But I discovered that I preffer composing, I get more fun from this. I compose music since a very long time now.
Q: Which artist would you like to work with and why?
A: I would be very pleased to have a talk with producers and music engineers, more than with artists, to try to steal the secrets of their productions!
Q: What's your strongest skill?
A: I am prolific. I find Quick and efficient melodies, rhythms and ideas on the fly
Q: What's your typical work process?
A: I often listen to something that I like, then I analyse it while listening agin and again, until I get all the informations that I need. After this, I look for the sounds that pleased me, and I organise them to use it in a brand new composition, inspired by what I've heard before. Then I let my creativity do all the rest.
Q: What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?
A: Musicians from late 90's inspire me a lot. I am also found of Jazz and Soul music
Q: Tell us about a project you worked on you are especially proud of and why. What was your role?
A: I helped a french artist to make his album, as a producer. This was only for his personal satisfaction, but I truly liked it.
Q: Is there anyone on SoundBetter you know and would recommend to your clients?
A: no I'm new around here. Have to say Hello when I get the chance and make some friends!
Q: What's your 'promise' to your clients?
A: I won't make any promise, I'll get the work done, using all my skills. IF by any chance I can't succeed, at least I learn something new and I become stronger.
Q: What do you like most about your job?
A: meet people and learn from them and their story.
Q: What questions do customers most commonly ask you? What's your answer?
A: can you do it? (Yes I can!)
Q: What's the biggest misconception about what you do?
A: Things that seem the most easiest are in fact the most complicated to achieve
Q: How would you describe your style?
A: I'm some kind of a chameleon
Q: Can you share one music production tip?
A: Listen twice. Then listen again!
Q: What type of music do you usually work on?
A: I have no restriction. I work on things that truly inspire me.
Q: What do you bring to a song?
A: The rythm, the sound and the mood.
Q: Tell us about your studio setup.
A: I got the komplete 12 ultimate, East West composer Cloud, and I'm working with samples (Splice is my main source.) I play on a keyboard my melodies, and I use the MK3 from Native Instruments to compose my beats, using both the expansions from NI's Website, and the samples from Splice. My DAW is Logic pro X on imac, I have also an audio interface and a microphone to record voices.
Q: Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.
A: People contact me for composing most of the time, but sometimes, they just need a little touch of something. Could be a piano part, an arrangement, something to redo or replace to perfect their songs.