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Ray888

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About Ray888

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    http://www.midaskingproductions.com

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    Male
  • Location
    England (UK)
  • Interests
    seeking to collaborate with talented composers, artists, producers. You can contact me via my website by clicking on the contact button. If you have an interesting project I will get back to you within 48 hours.

Music Background

  • Band / Artist Name
    Songwriter (for various artists)
  • Musical / Songwriting / Music Biz Skills
    Lyricist, Melodist, talent scout, production studio owner, ex artist and label manager.
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    Anything and everything

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About Me

I am a published and seasoned lyricist and have my own recording studio and running a production company located close to Regents Park, London UK. I co-write with artists and work with producers and am associated with several record labels. 

 

Currently co-writing and producing Artist from X Factor in the style of James Blake.

 

You can hear some of my co written songs at http://www.midaskingproductions.com  

 

Recommendations  (15) 

Giampaolo Pasquile Composer/Producer  (Platinum & GMA Award Winner) - Musician presso Play Records
Ray is a wizard with a pen and also a very professional manager. I am currently working with him and his team on projects for three of his artists and have also co-written and co-produced with him. It's been a real pleasure to combine my melodies, arrangements, and productions with his beautiful lyrics. I can recommend Ray to singers and composers who are looking for a professional who can guide them in their professional growth.


Niki Clarke - Record Label Owner/Music Producer/Music Artist
Raymond Fry was a co-director in Third Eye Music Productions and also Stepping Stone Studios. Ray was always a very focused and down to earth director within our business partnership. He has a lot of drive, is very committed and also a good guy to get on with. On the creative side he is a very passionate and gifted lyricist that injects an incredible amount of insight and meaning into his lyrics in a very relatable and commercial way.
I cannot recommend Raymond more highly for any future projects and endeavours that he may get involved with. A real pleasure to work with. 

 
Pete Maher - Owner, Pete Maher Mastering 
Raymond is a fantastic songwriter and musician. I had the pleasure of mastering one of his songs and found him to be dedicated and hard working. He certainly knows where to place the hooks.. Great working with you Raymond, keep up the great work

Richard Stephens - Songwriter/Producer/Engineer  
(Recommendation as founder of `Midas King productions`)

Ray is a very talented songwriter and musician who has an incredible ear for melody and also as a lyricist. He has formed a business of top notch artists and writers and has given me and incredible opportunity to work with him and his team. He is very informative and communicative in all of our collaborations going above and beyond to complete our projects until they are perfect. Ray also goes above and beyond songwriting and melody. He wears many hats working on marketing and artist management handling the business end as well. Ray has a true passion for the music industry in all aspects and the time and effort he puts into projects is incredible. I look forward to continue working with him.

Richard Stephens Songwriter/Producer/Engineer  (Recommendation as Director of `Oracle records`)

Raymond Fry is an exceptional Lyricist who has a great ear for melody and arrangement. He wears many hats and is extremely knowledgeable about the entire Music Industry. Raymond is also a good communicator who makes sure his entire team is in the know at ever move and direction. He never gives up and always pushes hard to get any task done correctly, professionally and with high dignity. He is very well respected among his peers and I highly recommend him as as Managing Director at Oracle Records Ltd

Amaryllis Santiago - Artist and Independent Music Professional (Grammy Board Member Philadelphia)
I am writing this recommendation for Ray after collaborating with him for almost a year. Throughout the year, we have had many conversations on the music industry, styles, genres, and staying true to oneself's vocation, passion, and instinct. Ray has an outstanding ability to pen lyrics based on first giving the credit to our Creator God and then for the person he is writing the song for. He always asks if the lyrics are suitable or if the lyrics have touched the artist. He doesn't just write for the sake of writing. He writes for the sake of creating timeless lyrics to music that lasts and touches those that hear it. I can attest to his utmost professionalism, tireless dedication, truth, and the ability to work in unison with people from all demographics without being judgemental.  I am honoured to be collaborating with Ray and his team who have become part of my musical journey.

George Shashin - Composer/Producer 
I have co-written several songs with Ray over the past two months and found him to be an extremely creative and versatile lyricist. He has an inbuilt sense of rhyme and metre and his subject matter is extensive. He has been very helpful in procuring the right vocalists for different song genre's, and has freely introduced several of his contacts who have proven useful to me. He possesses a keen eye for an opportunity and is currently pitching a composition of mine for advertisement. Ray is an all round nice guy and I hope my working relationship with him continues long into the future. Raymond is the best lyricist

Marina Makarova - Composer/Producer 
Raymond is a creative and gifted lyricist who pays much attention to detail. He injects 100% effort in skilfully crafting his songs and is great to work with. A+ rating for Raymond.

Dave Haertel - I have known and worked internationally with Ray for a few years now and although I have not met him in person. I have found him to be very consistent in our relationship. He always pays attention to detail concerning his lyric crafting and stays on point with all projects from beginning to completion. Ray in all honesty is the fairest man I have dealt with in the music industry. He is a great mentor, has a great sense of humour and I now consider him to be a good friend. Ray was instrumental in me procuring a record deal, and I consider it a privilege to be a member of his team at Midas King Productions. 

Gian Marco La Serra - Pianist/Composer/Arranger/Transcriber 
I've had the pleasure to compose a melody for a song written by Raymond Fry, and now we're working on another project. He's a very professional, meticulous and inspired songwriter, which loves nice music and is available to discuss and collaborate with other artists. I'm really glad to have known him.

Enrico Giuliani 
Audio Engineer at Samurai Sound
Raymond is a very unique lyricist. He is incredibly passionate about music and puts all of his energy into his job. I have engineered for Ray and his artist on several occasions, and collaborated with him in procuring vocal recordings from the artist that he was working with at the time. I am pleased that I was given the chance to see how he operates and I was impressed by his dedication to detail when directing how the lyric should be sung to the melodies. It was refreshing that he remained open minded to my suggestions and allowed me to express them freely to the artist. Certainly one of the few I've worked with that does his job with patience, great passion, and good manners. He has years of experience in the music industry and I would recommend his work to anyone. I look forward to working with him again in the near future


Rudolf Jerome Ragay - General Manager of Internet Secrets Made Easy Pty. Ltd.  Australia 
I found Raymond to be a gifted and creative lyricist who's work on an emotional level digs deeper than many other writers. He has been a great mentor for me in the music industry. Great to work with you Ray!

Lorenzo G Lotito - Professional Journalist presso Retesole
I met Ray in a Linkedin forum and in a few days we started collaborating on a pop music project. I really believe Ray has great imagination and accuracy, two essential qualities for a professional lyricist as he is. Moreover I appreciate his honesty and pleasantness. All his capacities are even more important when working remotely as Ray does with me and other music professionals all over the world.

Steve Johnson - Songwriter/Artist 
I am a BMI affiliated songwriter I have only known and worked with Ray for a short time collaborating on songs and song ideas. He is an excellent lyricist and has a keen musical intuition. He is great to work with from a collaboration standpoint. I highly recommend Ray he is an excellent songwriting partner and is truly knowledgeable in regards to the music industry.

Carroll Kiphen - Lyricist at Self- employed 
Over the past year Ray Fry has given me invaluable advice in the art of creating lyrics and crafting songs. I have sought out his wisdom in music related business matters and followed his guidance to avoid making mistakes. Ray is talented , knowledgeable and sincere in his intentions and I consider myself lucky to know him and learn from him. With sincere appreciation.
 
 
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