David & Goliath Music founders David Simmons and Ray “Goliath” McCrory are committed to helping artists reach their highest musical potential. We specialize in songwriting, production, and developing up-and-coming talent. We are associated with grammy nominated musician and producer John Grant and with the addition of writer, engineer and producer Eric Dalton we aspire to new heights in composition, production capabilities and contemporary direction.
Songwriting + Development
Great music begins with great ideas. But it’s often said “the best songs aren’t written, they’re re-written.” David Simmons, Ray “Goliath” McCrory, and Eric Dalton come from songwriting backgrounds, each with years of experience writing in multiple genres.
Whether your material “still needs help” or is “ready to record” our team works with you to organize your ideas, develop the song structure, and clarify chords and melodies to make each composition as strong as possible.
Production + Mastering
When your songs are ready to record, there’s no substitute for experience in the studio. Without a clear production plan your project may take longer, cost more than it should, and not achieve the quality you deserve.
We produce and master release quality music at Secret Sound in Middle River MD with Grammy nominated producer John Grant and EDP in New York with accredited audio engineer Eric Dalton. Whether you want a demo or a full blown production we create the right sonic landscape to showcase your music.
Direction + Management
Development and management make the difference between a successful career and one that never reaches its true potential.
We will help you present yourself and your music most effectively. Having an experienced music industry pro on your side is invaluable when it comes to knowing what to do and what not to do. We have connections with experts that can help with your social networking and when the time comes to shop your material we have industry insiders that can get you your shot at the top.
Mentoring + Critiques
As you navigate through the stages of your career, your mentors will be your closest friends and allies in the business. It’s paramount to have an experienced advisor you trust to keep you focused and on the right track to achieving your goals.
We offer low cost critiques of your songs, co-writing services and our honest, hard-working approach will help you establish solid objectives, long-term priorities, and help you accomplish them on your busy schedule.