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female vocals

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6 Reasons for Songwriters to Hire A Session Singer

Why a pro session singer is better than a great performer for your recording project

I hear this all the time: "Eh, I'll just do it myself, I have a decent voice." "My cousin sings well, everyone tells her she's great, she can do it!" "Why should I pay someone when I can get my neighbor to do it for free?" Well my friends, I have some responses to all of these and more! What is a Session Singer? Let's get the definition down before we go any further. A session singer[...]

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Far Away Cover

A cover of Far Away by Nickelback featuring Mella

I have a confession: I don't hate Nickelback. Never have. I even own a song or two. Feel free to click away and hate me if you must, BUT before you go, consider that polarity is what makes people famous. Meaning, your hate for them contributes to their fame as much as their fans' undying love. You think the Kardashians stay famous because everyone loves them? Does Justin Bieber stay popula[...]

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The Coda: A Breakdown of a (Sometimes Tricky) Musical Symbol

What is a coda in sheet music?

The coda is another sheet music term, which again you don’t need to know if you’re a writer or musician who doesn’t read/write sheet music. If you do want to know though, the coda is an important part of letting the performer know where the song is going. When do I need to know about the coda? Sheet music is confusing enough, but then you add a bunch of weird symbols at the top[...]

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Another Review of Electric Fits: Opposable Thumbs

Another review for Electric Fits: Opposable Thumbs

Here’s a review of Electric Fits in Vive Le Rock magazine! I definitely appreciate the comment about "the beautiful, soaring vocals!" I’m so excited for Walt and all that he’s accomplished with this project. I’m glad people are having as much fun listening to it as I did recording it! Here are some other posts I've made about this project: Another Review Here, and a blog ab[...]

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New Music Video: Earth by SHRAi featuring Mella

I'm excited to share this with you guys! This is a new music video for a song called "Earth" that I did with SHRAi. He wrote the whole thing, I just sang on it. He did an amazing job and I think/hope you'll like it! Here is the video: I was supposed to be in the video but our schedules didn't link up sadly. We were supposed to film the video separately (since we live in different c[...]