Daniela is a professional vocalist based in London with a strong performance background, studio and vocal tuition experience. TOP LINER, SESSION VOCALIST, VOCALS ARRANGER
I am available as a top liner, session vocalist and songwriter providing lyrics, melodies, chord progressions, vocal comping and tuning. I sing in English, Spanish and Italian too.
I am classically trained and attended Trinity Laban Conservatoire of music and dance. I regularly performs a varied Jazz repertoire and Neo-soul original compositions. My vocals suit diverse music projects and collaborations across different genres and cultures, from Pop, EDM, R&B, Rock, and Country, as well as Cinematic styles.
I am always happy to adjust my tone to fit your projects visions.
I use an Aston Origin condenser microphone, Focusrite audio Interface, LogicPro11, Melodyne Studio 5, as well as tons of industry standard plugins like Waves.
*Pricing varies by complexity of project, but start at:
Vocal demo: £150 leads only, £200 with harmonies
Songwriting/Topline: £300 chorus only, £400 full song
Send me a message and we’ll discuss your project and see if I’m a fit for you! I’ll send you an mp3 rough mix for your approval, do one round of revisions for free if needed, then once you approve and release funds, I will send all stems as 24bit 48k .wav files dry/raw, completely tuned and edited. Turn around times vary based on scheduling at this time.
I'd love to hear about your project. Click the 'Contact' button above to get in touch.
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Interview with DanielaTheGreatWindmillStudio
Q: Tell us about a project you worked on you are especially proud of and why. What was your role?
A: I had the opportunity to sing in an only female ensemble backing for Sister Sledge at WOW festival in London in 2016. When the orchestra and the choir began to play and sing:" We are family", the theatre lightened up!❤️
Q: What are you working on at the moment?
A: I'm working on two new Electroswing tracks and one Neo soul production. Plus a live recording with a swing band.
Q: Is there anyone on SoundBetter you know and would recommend to your clients?
A: Yes, of course!
Q: Analog or digital and why?
A: If I had my way all the time, it would be analog. Although digital makes recording more accessible.
Q: What's your 'promise' to your clients?
A: industry quality standards
Q: What do you like most about your job?
A: Creating new songs with other people
Q: What questions do customers most commonly ask you? What's your answer?
A: How many iterations are included in your fees? Only one and it is only small details, it doesn't include entire re-recordings.
Q: What's the biggest misconception about what you do?
A: it doesn't take a long time to master
Q: What questions do you ask prospective clients?
A: What is the inspiration for this song? and when do you need it for?
Q: What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?
A: Get a brief ready about your project, a reference track and a deadline 😊
Q: If you were on a desert island and could take just 5 pieces of gear, what would they be?
A: Piano Huge speakers My MacBook Pro a good mic and audio interface
Q: What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?
A: Music has always been part of my life, especially singing. I worked a lot on the underground live music scene in London and as a studio session vocalist for the past 10 years but it is only in the last year that I. started tithing seriously about making music for sync.
Q: How would you describe your style?
Q: Which artist would you like to work with and why?
A: Prince, if he would still be alive
Q: Can you share one music production tip?
A: Don't chop and paste vocals too much, record an extra track!
Q: What type of music do you usually work on?
A: Jazz, Rn'B, Neo Soul, Pop, Latin Pop, Indie rock, Reggae, Electroswing
Q: What's your strongest skill?
A: Being able to adapt the sound of my voice to different musical adventures
Q: What do you bring to a song?
A: Emotions...and if you are looking for a catchy riff, I'm the right singer for you! 😂
Q: What's your typical work process?
A: I tend to approach songs intuitively first, then I develop melodies on the piano and later themes and lyrics ideas based on personal taste or a given brief. At times songs just rush out of me and other times I sit with them, listening to new ideas in mind. I love to collaborate, group creativity is inspiring!
Q: Tell us about your studio setup.
A: Got my keyboard, a simple Focusrite audio interface and a beautiful Aston Origin condenser mic
Q: What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?
A: from Erykah Badu to Mura Masa
Q: Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.
A: Mostly, I work as a top liner. I write the lyrics and melodies to your song and record it for you.