What Record Companies, Publishers, Film & TV Music Supervisors, and Music Libraries Are Looking For!

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Updated: June 24, 2017

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    CUTTING EDGE POP SONGS with Female Vocals are needed by a Major Label A&R Executive for an up-and-coming International Artist who has already worked with tons of A-List Artists! They’re looking for contemporary, Mid-to-Up-Tempo Songs in the general stylistic ballpark of artists like (but not limited to) MØ, Sia, Halsey, etc., etc., etc. Please listen to the following references to get a feel for the style and vibe they need:

    “Nights With You” by MØ: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wwqpA_tQcXQ

    “The Greatest” by Sia: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GKSRyLdjsPA

    “Now Or Never” by Halsey: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kzQTc0-iBX8

    Give them well-crafted songs that are rhythmically engaging, with compelling melodies, great hooks, and a super infectious chorus. This artist is unique, so they’re looking for “interesting ideas” and “different sounds,” but nothing too quirky. In other words, they’re looking for something new and different, but not so outside the lines that it lacks commercial appeal. Your lyrics should have a fresh, contemporary approach, with original and boundary-pushing themes that once again, don’t color so far outside the lines that they aren’t relatable. You’d be wise to have a really great vocal performance to help sell the artist and label on cutting your song. Your recording and overall production quality needs to be clean, well balanced, and good enough to represent your song well. Please submit one to three Songs online or per CD, include lyrics. All submissions will be screened on a Yes/No basis by a TAXI screener handpicked by the Record Company - No full critiques. Submissions must be received no later than 11:59PM (PDT), on Friday, July 7th, 2017. TAXI #Y170707CP

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    Blues

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    BLUES ARTISTS and/or BANDS with Male or Female Vocals are needed by a well-known Indie Record Label that’s on the lookout for great new talent to sign their eclectic and well-known label. Please listen to the references below to get an idea of the broad range of what might get this really cool Record Label interested:

    “Married to the Blues” by The Nortons: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1R8AFv2WB1Y

    “Treat Me Right” by Eric Sardinas: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WIxNUigLvkg

    “Bright Lights” by Gary Clark Jr: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CFjMeOnqAPI

    This awesome label is open to hearing all Blues artists in all styles and sub genres such as (but not limited to): Country Blues, Chicago Blues, Blues Rock, Delta Blues, Gospel Blues, etc. Solo acoustic or electric Blues artists could work, or even full Blues bands with violins and big horn sections could work. Just be sure to have authentic and genuine passion for the Blues sound and culture. They’re looking for the real deal!

    Having excellent musicianship with captivating, authentic Blues vocals, and a great, well-crafted song should get this label excited about signing you. They’re mostly interested in artists and bands that are active and out there working on their careers, so please include any touring, fan base, or sales, streaming, or impressive social media figures you have in your bio. If you’re a young artist or band, and don’t yet have much of a story or track record yet, but you do have an amazing sound and the songs to back it up, they’d still like to hear you! Please submit three original songs, with lyrics, photos, and bio. All submissions will be screened on a Yes/No basis by TAXI - No full critiques. Submissions must be received no later than 11:59PM (PDT), on Wednesday, June 28th, 2017. TAXI #Y170628BA

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    Country

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    CONTEMPORARY COUNTRY SONGS with Male Vocals are needed by a well-connected, Nashville-based Music Publisher for an award winning Country SUPERSTAR that’s working on his next album. Give him smash hits in All-Tempos that could work for artists like: (but not limited to) Luke Bryan Kenny Chesney, Jason Aldean, etc., etc., etc. Please listen to the references the client gave us to get in the general ballpark of what they need:

    “Fast” by Luke Bryan: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QWkI6XFJU-I

    “Noise” by Kenny Chesney: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k-VAXRC_hxk

    “Tattoos On This Town” by Jason Aldean: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EU-zks4FRlI

    Please submit Music Row-worthy songs that have great structure, fresh, memorable melodies, catchy hooks, and a great big chorus that sounds like it’s ready for Country radio. You’d be really smart to have a solid, super confident vocal performance to get the Publisher and the Artist excited about recording your song.

    TAXI TIP: You'll be going up against the best writers in Nashville so bring your A Game. No stock melodies, incredibly fresh and unique ideas and stories that you just don't hear every day, but that are also still commercial enough to be huge radio singles.

    Your Demo quality needs to be competitive with the songs being pitched on Music Row. The specific deal points will be negotiated on a song-by-song basis directly with the Publisher. Please submit one to three Songs online or per CD, include lyrics. All submissions will be screened on a Yes/No basis - No full critiques. Submissions must be received no later than 11:59PM (PDT), on Monday, July 3rd, 2017. TAXI #Y170703CC

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    CONTEMPORARY COUNTRY SONGS with Male Vocals are needed by a Music Row-based Music Publisher for a Top Tier Country SUPERSTAR who’s currently searching for his next single. Please submit well-crafted Mid-to-Up Tempo Songs that are in the stylistic ballpark of artists like (but not limited to), Eric Church, Dierks Bentley, Brantley Gilbert, etc., etc., etc. Please listen to the references the client gave us to get a general idea of what could work for this pitch:

    “Record Year” by Eric Church: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gvvYMxV6TmI

    “Say You Do” by Dierks Bentley: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4xpr1fLqEj4

    “One Hell Of An Amen” by Brantley Gilbert: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8IMn4c4MwM0

    Give him well-structured Songs that sound like a HIT, with modern, fresh, unique melodies, and a visually descriptive storyline and lyric. This act is slightly edgier than your typical Country artist, so you can step a little outside the box, but it still has to be commercial enough to be a huge radio single. This artists is also a writer himself, so it's going to take something really special to catch his ear, so please be sure to submit your A+ material. Your Demo quality needs to be competitive with songs being pitched on Music Row. All deals will be done on a deal-by-deal basis. Please submit one to three Songs online or per CD, include lyrics. All submissions will be screened on a Yes/No basis - No full critiques. Submissions must be received no later than 11:59PM (PDT), on Saturday, July 8th, 2017. TAXI #Y170708CC

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    CHART TOPPING COUNTRY SONGS with Male Vocals are needed by a hard-plugging, Nashville-based Music Publisher for an up-and-coming Country Duo that’s starting to really make a name for itself. Please submit songs in All Tempos that sound like Hits and would be right at home on a playlist with songs and acts like (but not limited to) these:

    “Dirt” by Florida Georgia Line: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=42uphHWxmFU

    “Til Tomorrow” by Walker McGuire: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vabmdn1FG98

    “Song For Another Time” by Old Dominon: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lZ0QFmzl1kw

    Give them songs that sound like a real Country smash hit, with catchy melodies, and great big hooks. Your submission should be well-crafted from start to finish, with inviting melodies, conversational lyrics, and a unforgettable Country chorus. Stripped-down demos and full productions are both okay to submit. Be sure your vocal performance is believable, with an honest vocal delivery that’s in the general style of the referenced acts.

    Quoting The Source: “No stock melodies, and no run of the mill bro country storylines. Keep it commercial, but also original enough to stand out.”

    Your recording quality (even for stripped-down demos) needs to be clean, clear, well balanced, and good enough to represent your song well. The specific deal points will be negotiated on a song-by-song basis directly with the Publisher. Please submit one to three Songs online or per CD, include lyrics. All submissions will be screened on a Yes/No basis - No full critiques. Submissions must be received no later than 11:59PM (PDT), on Monday, July 10th, 2017. TAXI #Y170710CS

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    Electronic

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    CURRENT SOUNDING, ELECTRONIC SONGS with Male or Female Vocals are needed by a Music Licensing Company that’s not looking for “typical library music.” They’re looking for music that is either from real artists, or sounds so convincing that you can’t tell that it’s not from a working artist or band. This company is always pitching to very high-end placements, and they want music that doesn’t sound like it came from a typical “library.” Please submit contemporary, Mid-to-Up-Tempo Songs that are in the general stylistic wheelhouse of songs like (but not limited to):

    “You Don't Know Me” by Jax Jones ft. RAYE: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PKB4cioGs98

    “Run Up” by Major Lazer ft. PARTYNEXTDOOR & Nicki Minaj: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LKroRc-Gzva

    “It Ain't Me” by Kygo & Selena Gomez: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u3VTKvdAuIY

    Please submit well-crafted songs that are rhythmically, melodically and lyrically engaging from start to finish. Your overall production should be fresh and modern, with current sounding Electronic elements throughout, and a chorus that really shines. It would also be cool to include some vocal samples to create more ear candy, but that’s not a requisite. Your vocal performance should be very contemporary and in the general stylistic ballpark of acts that would appeal to fans of the artists listed above.

    Your lyrics can be along the lines of what you’d typically hear in this genre, but should avoid references to specific names, places, dates, times, brands, and profanity. Do NOT copy the referenced artists or songs in any way, shape, or form. Use them only as a general guide for tempo, tone, and overall vibe. Broadcast Quality is needed (great sounding home recordings are fine).

    This company offers an EXCLUSIVE deal. You’ll split all upfront sync fees 50/50. The Publisher will get 100% of the Publisher’s share, and you’ll get 100% of the Writer’s share. You must own or control your Master and Copyright. Since this is an EXCLUSIVE deal, please be sure the material you submit for this pitch is NOT already signed with any other Libraries or Catalogs. Please submit one to three Songs online or per CD. All submissions will be screened and critiqued by a TAXI and must be received no later than 11:59PM (PDT), on Tuesday, June 27th, 2017. TAXI #S170627ES

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    Hard to Classify / Specialty / Novelty

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    CHILLOUT SONGS with Male or Female Vocals are needed by Music Licensing Company with a huge list of placements in Film, TV, Commercials, and Trailers. They’re looking for Mid-to-Up Tempo Songs that would fit on a playlist with the references below:

    “In The Waiting Line” by Zero 7: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5tZlu4wP4pw

    “Porcelain” by Moby: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IJWlBfo5Oj0

    “Monument” by Röyksopp & Robyn: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6c-RbGZBnBI

    Give them smooth, hip songs that sound like a real Chillout act, with groovin’ beats, inviting melodies, and a slick vocal performance. Your production should have modern, creative instrumentation, with smooth percussion that generally matches the vibe and feel reference mentioned above.

    Lyric themes can be about anything you’d normally hear in this genre, but you’d be smart to keep them PG-rated, and avoid specific names, places, dates, times, and brands. Do NOT copy the referenced artists in any way, shape, or form. Use them only as a guide for feel, texture, and tone. Broadcast Quality is needed (great sounding home recordings are fine).

    This Company offers a NON-Exclusive 50/50 deal. You’ll get 50% of any applicable sync fees and 100% of the Writer’s share. The Publisher will get 50% of any sync fees and 100% of the Publisher’s share. You must own or control your Master and Composition to submit to this pitch. You’ll maintain full ownership of the original Copyright and Master Recording. Please submit one to three Songs online or per CD. All submissions will be screened and critiqued by TAXI and must be received no later than 11:59PM (PDT), on Monday, June 26th, 2017. TAXI #S170626CS

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    NEW LISTING -- FEMALE VOCAL HARMONY GROUP SONGS with a “vintage sound” are needed QUICKLY for an (up to) $1,000, NON-Exclusive, Direct-to-Supervisor placement in a big-budget Indie Feature Film with several well-known actors in it.

    This is their temp song, but they are clearly not trying to copy it.

    Quoting the Music Supervisor: “The lyrics of Mr. Sandman are wrong for this film, but the “vintage-y” warmth is something we like.”

    “Mr. Sandman” by The Chordettes: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CX45pYvxDiA

    They’re looking for a song that has a sort of “dreamy quality.”

    Here are some other examples of that Vintage Female Harmony style:

    “May You Always” by the Lennon Sisters: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=opm1zuEHZUU

    “Near You” by the Andrews Sisters: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IrCJb-VfO74

    You can submit recently recorded songs in that stylistic ballpark, or if you happen to have something that’s truly old, from back in the day, even better!

    Although the Music Supervisor didn’t ask for specific lyric themes, universal lyrics that avoid specific names, places, dates, times, brands, and profanity are always a good idea, although not a stated requisite for this request. Do NOT copy the referenced artists or songs in any way, shape, or form. Use them as a general guide for tempo, tone, and overall vibe. Broadcast Quality is needed (great sounding home recordings are fine).

    The estimated license fee for this placement is (up to) $1,000, depending on the ultimate placement. This is a Non-Exclusive, Direct-to-Music Supervisor placement, so you’ll keep 100% ownership of your Copyright and Master Recording, plus you’ll also get 100% of the Master License Fee and any applicable performance royalties. You must own or control your Copyright and Master Recording to pitch for this opportunity. All Submissions will be screened on a Yes/No basis. No full critiques. Please submit 1-3 Songs online or per CD no later than 11:59PM (PDT), on Wednesday, June 28th, 2017. TAXI #U170628BQ

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    ORIGINAL, 1980’s-Style POP SONGS with Male or Female Vocals are needed by the CEO of a Music Licensing Company that’s building a new catalog for Film, TV, Video Game, and TV Commercial placements. They’re searching for Mid-to-Up Tempo Songs that you’d hear on a playlist with artists like (but not limited to Bon Jovi, Pat Benatar, Depeche Mode, etc., etc., etc. Please listen to the following references the client gave us to get yourself in the general stylistic range of the sound they need:

    “Livin' On A Prayer” by Bon Jovi: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lDK9QqIzhwk

    “Love Is A Battlefield” by Pat Benatar: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IGVZOLV9SPo

    “Strangelove” by Depeche Mode: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JIrm0dHbCDU

    Please send them original songs that have a genuine 1980’s sound and style. Your vocals should be well performed from start to finish, with a solid ‘80s-style delivery. Your submissions can be actual vintage masters recorded in the late or early 1980s, or they can be songs recently recorded and just inspired by that era. Dated sounds and production could work in your favor for this pitch!

    Your lyrics can be along the lines of what you’d typically hear in this genre, but avoiding references to specific names, places, dates, times, brands, and profanity is a smart idea. It makes your music more licensable! Do NOT copy the referenced artists or songs in any way, shape, or form. Use them only as a general guide for tempo, tone, and overall vibe. Broadcast Quality is needed (great sounding home recordings are fine).

    This company offers an EXCLUSIVE deal. You’ll split all upfront sync fees 50/50. They’ll get 100% of the Publisher’s share, and you’ll get 100% of the Writer’s share. You must own or control your Master and Copyright. Since this is an EXCLUSIVE deal, please be sure the material you submit for this pitch is NOT already signed with any other Libraries or Catalogs. Please submit one to three Songs online or per CD. All submissions will be screened and critiqued by TAXI and must be received no later than 11:59PM (PDT), on Friday, June 30th, 2017. TAXI #S170630OP

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    TRADITIONAL, VINTAGE TEJANO SONGS with Male or Female Vocals are needed by an A-List Music Publisher for Film and TV sync licensing. If you’ve got old Tex-Mex or Tejano recordings that sound like they could be on a playlist with the references below, or any other popular acts from that era, you might have exactly what this publisher is looking for:

    “Vaya Con Dios” by Freddy Fender https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3Q6OH3L9Pqg

    “Ay Te Dejo En San Antonio” by Flaco Jimenez https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OppHs_RHISo

    “Hey Baby (Que Paso)” by Texas Tornados https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1vrKL7ZBQ4Y

    The recording quality is not expected to be on par with today’s broadcast quality! Many TAXI members have been signed by this publisher with nothing more than good demo recordings! They’re much more interested finding music that sounds authentic to the time period than worrying about pristine recordings. Good demos and master recordings are all of interest to this company.

    TAXI Tip: Your songs can feature vocals performed in either Spanish, English, OR a combination of both!

    This Publisher is the hot, go-to company for a long list of extremely popular TV shows and big Feature Films when they need music that is authentically from a particular time period. The Publisher pays you an upfront fee for the master and composition rights. You’ll keep the Writer’s share of the Publishing and make applicable income through your P.R.O.

    This company often averages several placements per week, and many of those placements are TAXI members who’ve been signed with this company because they submitted to a listing like this! Dozens of TAXI members have signed buy out, cash-up-front deals with this company. Several have even received up front checks for $10,000 - $15,000 (or more!) Deal sizes and buyout amounts vary depending on the quantity and quality of the songs signed by the Publisher.

    This is a golden opportunity to make money with music you might have thought had no hope in today’s market! Please submit one to three songs online or per CD. Please include lyrics. All Submissions will be screened on a Yes/No basis- No Full Critiques. Please submit 1-3 Songs no later than 11:59PM (PDT), on Monday, July 3rd, 2017. TAXI #Y170703TS

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    TRAILER-Style HIP-HOP SONGS with a Country Influence (AKA HICK-HOP) and Male Vocals are needed by a NON-Exclusive Music Library that needs quite a bit of fresh, new material for TV and Film pitches. They’re searching for Mid-to-Up Tempo Songs that are in the general stylistic ballpark of the following references:

    “Long Hard Times to Come” by Gangstagrass featuring T.O.N.E.-z: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eAffMSpW8KM

    “Workin” by Big Smo ft. Alexander King: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=igZweLr604Y

    “Country Folks” by Bubba Sparxxx ft. Colt Ford & Danny Boone: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gJUx8didhZA

    Please submit original, well-crafted songs that have a noticeable Country feel and vibe, but with a fresh and current Hip-Hop approach. Your song should be well-structured, with banging beats, and a confident vocal delivery that’s full of attitude and swagger. Your production should be polished and have attention-grabbing melodies and instrumentation that tastefully fuses Country and Hip-Hop together.

    TAXI Tip: These songs will be pitched for Film Trailers, so even though they’re song structure they still need to have a semblance of a three act trailer structure: intro that sets the tone, middle exposition, and a final big, huge, epic build.

    Watch This: Here’s a really good example of how a song (albeit, not a Hick Hop song) is used in the three acts of a Film Trailer!

    “Wolf of Wall Street” Trailer #1: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=idAVRvQeYAE

    Your lyric themes can vary, but should be in the wheelhouse of what you’d typically hear in the Rap/Hip-Hop genre, but without profanity. Universal lyrics will work best, so please avoid references to specific names, dates, times, brands, and profanity. Do NOT copy the referenced artists or songs in any way, shape, or form. Use them only as a guide for tempo, tone, and vibe. Also, do NOT submit any material with unauthorized samples of other artists’ songs, sounds, or any other form of media. Broadcast Quality is needed (great sounding home recordings are fine).

    NOTE: They will need an instrumental-only version of your song as well, but not yet! All you need to submit for now is the Full Song with vocals, but please have a mix-minus-vocal on hand and ready to send it at a moment’s notice if you get a call or email from the Music Library. If you don’t have the ability to get your mix-minus-vocal in the Music Library hands within an hour after being contacted, please don’t submit for this!

    This company offers a NON-EXCLUSIVE, 50/50 split. You'll get 100% of the Writer's share. The Publisher will get 100% of the Publisher’s share of what they place. You must own or control your Master and Copyright to submit for this pitch. Please submit one to three Songs online or per CD. All submissions will be screened and critiqued by TAXI and must be received no later than 11:59PM (PDT), on Wednesday, July 5th, 2017. TAXI #S170705TH

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    RE-IMAGINED TRAILER-STYLE COVER SONGS with Male or Female Vocals are needed by a great new, NON-Exclusive Music Library started by a highly experienced Film and TV Music veteran! Please listen to the following examples the client gave us to get a general idea of the range of music that could work for this pitch:

    Ghost in the Shell Official Trailer 1: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G4VmJcZR0Yg

    Smells Like Teen Spirit - Live Orchestra & Choir Version: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t4VfaxeYOt8

    THE MAGNIFICENT SEVEN Trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0pG_Q5_0Gok

    Please submit well-crafted songs that give a contemporary, innovative, and creative take on older songs. Your productions can range from stripped-down versions that might only be a guitar/vocal, piano/vocal, ukulele/vocal, or a band-sized ensemble, or a full orchestral version. Any acoustic instruments you use should sound real and organic, not synth-y or obviously quantized. Your covers can come from genres such as Rock, R&B, Country, Pop etc. as long as it’s original and engaging from top to bottom. Taking upbeat songs and making them dark and moody and more downbeat could make your submission stick out for this pitch.

    TAXI Tip 1: You don’t have to use all of the song’s original melody, but the song should be recognizable. If you stray too far away from the original melody or lyric, your cover may not be as appealing.

    TAXI Tip 2: These are being pitched for Trailers, so experiment with breaking up the song structure to deliver a three act trailer structure: Intro that sets the tone, Middle exposition, and a Final, big, huge, epic build.

    Your songs should be full-length, in the 3 to 4 minute ballpark. Non-Faded/Buttoned endings will work best for this pitch. Do NOT copy the referenced songs in any way, shape, or form. Use them only as a general guide for tempo, tone, and overall vibe. Broadcast Quality is needed (great sounding home recordings are fine).

    This company offers a NON-EXCLUSIVE, 50/50 split. You'll get 100% of the Writer's share. The Publisher will get 100% of the Publisher’s share of what they place. You must own or control your Master and Copyright to submit for this pitch. Please submit one to three Songs online or per CD. All submissions will be screened and critiqued by TAXI and must be received no later than 11:59PM (PDT), on Wednesday, July 5th, 2017. TAXI #S170705TC

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    ORIGINAL ORCHESTRAL SONGS with Female OPERATIC/CHORAL Vocals are needed by a great new, NON-Exclusive Music Library that’s been launched by a highly experienced Film and TV Music veteran! They’re on the hunt for Songs in All-Tempos are in the general stylistic ballpark of the references we got from them:

    Note: This Music Library needs songs to pitch to a Music Supervisor doing Film Trailers for huge Hollywood movies. Sync Fees can range from $15,000 and up, depending on the particular spot and ultimate use.

    “Never Let Me Go” by Angèlia Grace: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wRbiO958ai8

    Epic Western Music: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z699pbUYpqk

    “Hallelujah” by Live Symphony & Choir: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O6g8kkx7C-c

    TAXI Tip: As you’ll see, the references aren’t trailers, and as such, don’t have the three act trailer structure that your submissions should have.

    Give them emotionally powerful compositions that sound like a real-deal Theatrical Trailer that’s consistent with the level of quality, style, and impact of what you would hear in a big budget Hollywood Trailer. Your song structure should follow what you’d typically hear in film trailers with three “acts” that build as your composition progresses. Be sure any orchestral instrumentation you use sounds very convincing, and please avoid anything stiff or obviously MIDI-driven for this pitch. Non-Lyrical Choral/Vocal samples are okay for this pitch as long as they sound really, really authentic, however, mixing live vocals and choral samples could probably be your best bet.

    You can have some lyrics, but non-lyric vocalizations and foreign language could work as well. Universal lyrics are still recommended, so please avoid references to specific names, dates, times, brands, and profanity. Do NOT copy the referenced artists or songs in any way, shape, or form. Use them as a general guide for tempo, tone, and overall vibe. Broadcast Quality is needed (great sounding home recordings are fine).

    This company offers a NON-EXCLUSIVE, 50/50 split. You'll get 100% of the Writer's share. The Publisher will get 100% of the Publisher’s share of what they place. You must own or control your Master and Copyright to submit for this pitch. Please submit one to three Songs online or per CD. All Submissions will be screened on a Yes/No basis- No Full Critiques. Please submit 1-3 Songs no later than 11:59PM (PDT), on Thursday, July 6th, 2017. TAXI #Y170706OO

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    Instrumental

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    FUN, COMPETITIVE SOUNDING, INSTRUMENTAL CUES are needed for (up-to) $500, NON-Exclusive, Direct-to-Music Supervisor placements on a new cooking show. They’re looking for Mid-to-Up Tempo Cues that would fall within the general ballpark of the following references:

    Last Chance Kitchen: No Second Guesses (2:27 to 3:00): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7oy4meCHnXQ

    Man vs Child (9:06 to 9:35): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GFlrQIjtImg

    Last Chance Kitchen (5:02 to 5:30): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5Ytc5zk1R-I

    Please submit Fun Instrumental Cues that will have the audience on the edge of their seats as they wait to see who will be the winner in this cooking competition challenge. Be sure to stick to one central melodic theme while adding and subtracting layers of various instruments as it progresses, to keep your piece forward moving, interesting, and fresh. Please avoid any harsh, bombastic or distracting elements or sounds that could distract from a scene’s dialog.

    All submissions should be at least 60 seconds in length, with easy good points and button/stinger endings. Do NOT copy the referenced music in any way, shape, or form. Use them only as a guide for tempo, texture, and vibe. Broadcast Quality is needed (great sounding home recordings are fine).

    The estimated license fee for this use is $500, depending on the ultimate placement. This is a Non-Exclusive, Direct-to-Music Supervisor placement, so you’ll get 100% of the sync fee, you’ll keep 100% of your Publishing and Master ownership, and you’ll also get 100% of any applicable performance royalties. No Publisher splits! You must own or control the Master and Copyright to pitch for this opportunity. Please submit 1-3 Instrumental Cues online or per CD. All submissions will be screened on a Yes/No basis - No full critiques. Submissions must be received no later than 11:59PM (PDT), on Saturday, June 24th, 2017. TAXI #Y170624CI

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    FUN DRAMEDY INSTRUMENTAL CUES are needed for an (up-to) $500, NON-Exclusive, Direct-to-Music Supervisor placement on a Popular TV Game Show on a Big Cable Network. They’re on the hunt for Mid-to-Up-Tempo Instrumental Cues that are in the general stylistic ballpark of the following references:

    “Long Island Medium” (0:03 to :15): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_JBdrFhK7qs

    “Kendra On Top” (0:05 – 0:16) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BAGRfI-ketI

    “Will Dives In | The Little People” (0:27-1:42): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RSnuEbcaOY0

    Please submit fun, lighthearted, bouncy, plucky, and maybe even a little quirky Instrumental Cues that could work for when someone is trying to figure out a puzzle and/or solve a problem. If your Cues have a bit of an inquisitive nature to them, that could be a nice little plus! uild your Cue around a central melodic theme, and stick with it from beginning to end. Use a very short intro, or maybe no intro at all and add and subtract layers of instrumentation as your Cue progresses to add dynamics and some forward momentum.

    Your submissions should be about 30-60 seconds in length, give or take. Non-faded, buttoned/stinger endings will work best. Do NOT copy the referenced material in any way, shape, or form. Use it only as a general guide for tempo, tone, and overall vibe. Broadcast Quality is needed (great sounding home recordings are fine).

    The estimated license fee for this use is $500, depending on the ultimate placement. This is a Non-Exclusive, Direct-to-Music Supervisor placement, so you’ll get 100% of the sync fee, you’ll keep 100% of your Publishing and Master ownership, and you’ll also get 100% of any applicable performance royalties. No Publisher splits! You must own or control the Master and Copyright to pitch for this opportunity. Please submit 1-3 Instrumental Cues online or per CD. All submissions will be screened on a Yes/No basis - No full critiques. Submissions must be received no later than 11:59PM (PDT), on Sunday, June 25th, 2017. TAXI #Y170625DI

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    EMOTIONALLY UPBEAT INSTRUMENTAL CUES are needed for an (up-to) $1,000, NON-Exclusive, Direct-to-Music Supervisor placement in a Popular TV Game Show Promo on a Big Cable Network. They’re currently looking for Mid-To-Up Tempo Instrumentals that are stylistically in the general ballpark of the references below:

    “Shake It Off” by Taylor Swift: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nfWlot6h_JM

    “Party In The U.S.A.” by Miley Cyrus: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M11SvDtPBhA

    “Happy” by Pharrell: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y6Sxv-sUYtM

    Although the references above have vocals, this pitch is for instrumentals only! Please submit well-crafted Instrumental Cues that have catchy, creative melodies, and deliver a fun, emotionally upbeat feeling. They’re NOT looking for any material that sounds dramatic, curious, or dark. Your Cues should stick to a central motif from beginning to end, while adding and subtracting layers of additional instrumentation and/or parts as your Cue progresses to keep it from sounding to repetitive or linear.

    Your submissions should be about 1:30 in length, give or take. Non-faded, buttoned/stinger endings will work best. Do NOT copy the referenced material in any way, shape, or form. Use it only as a general guide for tempo, tone, and overall vibe. Broadcast Quality is needed (great sounding home recordings are fine).

    The estimated license fee for this use is $1,000, depending on the ultimate placement. This is a Non-Exclusive, Direct-to-Music Supervisor placement, so you’ll get 100% of the sync fee, you’ll keep 100% of your Publishing and Master ownership, and you’ll also get 100% of any applicable performance royalties. No Publisher splits! You must own or control the Master and Copyright to pitch for this opportunity. Please submit 1-3 Instrumental Cues online or per CD. All submissions will be screened on a Yes/No basis - No full critiques. Submissions must be received no later than 11:59PM (PDT), on Monday, June 26th, 2017. TAXI #Y170626UI

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    ORIGINAL, JAZZ-POP INSTRUMENTALS are needed QUICKLY for an (up to) $1,000, NON-Exclusive, Direct-to-Supervisor placement in a big-budget Indie Feature Film with several well-known actors in it. They’re looking for Mid-to-Up-Tempo Instrumentals in the general stylistic range of these references:

    “Hang On Little Tomato” by Pink Martini: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9Jz706sJMjg

    “You've Got a Friend in Me” by Randy Newman: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vFq8EIzFtkg

    “Beyond The Sea” by Robbie Williams: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OG3n1t8CcKQ

    Even though some of the references have vocals in them, they only need Instrumentals for this pitch! Please send them authentic-sounding Jazz Pop Instrumentals that are, or sound like a genuine Jazz Ensemble with top-notch musicianship. Your production should have “real-sounding” instrumentation. If you’re using any virtual instruments, they need to sound incredibly convincing! Having a pinch of playful quirkiness and a youthful vibe could work for this!

    All submissions should be at least 2 minutes in length and have non-faded, buttoned endings. Do NOT copy the referenced acts or tracks in any way, shape, or form. Use them only as a general guide for feel, texture, tone, and vibe. Broadcast quality is needed (great sounding home recordings are fine).

    The estimated license fee for this placement is (up to) $1,000, depending on the ultimate placement. This is a Non-Exclusive, Direct-to-Music Supervisor placement, so you’ll keep 100% ownership of your Copyright and Master Recording, plus you’ll also get 100% of the Master License Fee and any applicable performance royalties. You must own or control your Copyright and Master Recording to pitch for this opportunity. All Submissions will be screened on a Yes/No basis. No full critiques. Please submit 1-3 Songs online or per CD no later than 11:59PM (PDT), on Tuesday, June 27th, 2017. TAXI #U170627JP

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    INDIE ROCK INSTRUMENTALS are needed by a NON-Exclusive Music Library with a rapidly growing list of great placements. They’re searching for Mid-to-Up-Tempo Instrumentals that you’d find on a playlist with acts like (but not limited to) Two Door Cinema Club, Cage the Elephant, Arcade Fire, etc., etc., etc. Please listen to the following references to get an idea of the range of what could work for this pitch:

    “What You Know” by Two Door Cinema Club: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YXwYJyrKK5A

    “Trouble” by Cage the Elephant: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0rTNxaUgL80

    “Reflektor” By Arcade Fire: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7E0fVfectDo

    Although the references have vocals, please submit Instrumentals only for this pitch. Please submit current sounding Indie Rock Instrumental that have a fresh, modern vibe. Arrangements should include typical Rock band instrumentation that’s melodically and rhythmically compelling from beginning to end. Your Instrumental should have a hip, young, Indie style, so please avoid submitting anything that’s too electronic-based, pop-y, or blues-y.

    Submissions should be about 2 minutes long, give or take. Non-Faded, Buttoned/Stinger endings will work best. Do NOT copy the referenced material in any way, shape, or form. Use it only as a general guide for tempo, tone, and overall vibe. Broadcast Quality is needed (great sounding home recordings are fine).

    This company offers a NON-EXCLUSIVE deal. Applicable sync fees will be split 50/50. You’ll get 100% of the Master rights and the Library will get 100% of the Publishing for any placements they generate. You must own or control your Master and Copyright to submit for this opportunity. Please submit one to three Instrumental Cues online or per CD. All Submissions will be screened on a Yes/No basis- No Full Critiques. Please submit 1-3 Songs no later than 11:59PM (PDT), on Sunday, July 2nd, 2017. TAXI #Y170702IR

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    CONTEMPORARY TOP 40 INSTRUMENTAL CUES are needed by a very successful, NON-Exclusive Music Library owned by two highly-accomplished industry veterans. They’re looking for contemporary sounding, Mid-to-Up Tempo Instrumental Cues (chord changes, no melody) that would sound at home on a playlist with songs like (but not limited to) these:

    “Can’t Stop The Feeling” by Justin Timberlake: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fJ2ClPjFnB8

    “24K Magic” by Bruno Mars: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UqyT8IEBkvY

    “I Feel It Coming” by The Weeknd: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qFLhGq0060w

    Although the references have vocals, this pitch is for Instrumentals only. Please submit fresh, well-crafted Instrumental Cues that are rhythmically and melodically engaging with a contemporary sound and vibe you’d hear from the references and other acts in the same ballpark. Your overall production should be current sounding (not dated, please) and have a slick, polished, Top 40 sound. Be sure to craft your submissions around a central melodic motif, while adding and subtracting instruments and elements in and out as your Cue progresses to keep it from sounding too repetitive or one-dimensional. They do NOT want any polysynth or synth lead sounds to TAKE THE PLACE of a vocal.

    Quoting The Music Library – “We need relevant sounding drums, warm tracks…no mid range elements or harsh mixes that get in the way of dialogue. They should sound like mastered pop hits.”

    NOTE: This company is beefing up their catalog in a big way, so if they love what they hear from you, be prepared to have them ask you to send in 10 MORE Cues in the same style in a relatively short period of time. This could be a case in which submitting three Cues that are all “forward-able” is a good idea. It could show them you have the depth in your catalog.

    All submissions should be at least 2 minutes in length. Buttoned/Stinger Endings and good Edit Points are encouraged for this pitch. BTW, “good edit point” does not necessarily mean that you need a full rest for the edit point. Kick drums, snare hits, etc. that are easy to cut on and designate a section, will do the trick! Do NOT copy the referenced artists or songs in any way, shape, or form. Use them only as a general guide for feel, texture, tone, and vibe. Broadcast quality is needed (great sounding home recordings are fine).

    This company offers a NON-EXCLUSIVE, 50/50 split. You'll get 100% of the Writer's share. The Publisher will get 100% of the Publisher’s share. You must own or control your Master and Copyright to submit for this pitch. Please submit one to three Instrumentals Cues online or per CD. All submissions will be screened on a Yes/No basis - No full critiques. Submissions must be received no later than 11:59PM (PDT), on Monday, July 3rd, 2017. TAXI #Y170703TI

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    NEW LISTING -- ELECTRONIC INSTRUMENTAL CUES are needed by a Major Production Music Library with a multi-decade history of top-notch placements in TV Commercials, Hit TV shows, and Feature Films. They’re searching for Mid-to-Up-Tempo Instrumental Cues that are in the general ballpark of the style and vibe of the following references:

    “Future” by Dravski: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_nJQ11EHYXA

    Relaxing Instrumental: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NPyiLkNf_0c&t=521s

    “Dangerous Courage” by Dravski: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YbUYeK0QS_8

    Please submit well-crafted Electronic-based Instrumentals that are rhythmically and melodically engaging, with infectious hooks, and cool sounding ear candy throughout. They’re not looking for EDM style Electronic Cues, but material that’s more along the lines of what could work well in the context of a cool, hip App commercial or cell phone advertisement would be ideal. Your submissions should feature a central melodic idea and build momentum and forward movement by adding and subtracting different elements to add dynamics and interest as your Cues progress.

    All submissions should be at least 2 minutes in length. Non-faded, buttoned/stinger endings are encouraged for this pitch. Do NOT copy the referenced artists or songs in any way, shape, or form. Use them only as a general guide for feel, texture, tone, and vibe. Broadcast quality is needed (great sounding home recordings are fine).

    This Company offers an EXCLUSIVE 50/50 deal, so please be sure the Instrumentals you pitch for this listing are NOT already signed with any other Libraries or Catalogs. You’ll get 100% of the Writer’s share, and the Publisher will get 100% of the Publisher’s share. You must own or control your Master and Copyright to this opportunity. Please submit one to three Songs online or per CD, include lyrics. All Submissions will be screened on a Yes/No basis. No full critiques. Please submit 1-3 Songs online or per CD no later than 11:59PM (PDT), on Monday, July 10th, 2017. TAXI #Y170710EI

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    UPBEAT INDIE ROCK INSTRUMENTALS are needed by a NON-Exclusive Music Library with a rapidly growing list of great placements. They’re looking for catchy, Mid-to-Up-Tempo Indie Rock Instrumentals that would fit well on a playlist with acts like (but not limited to) Cage the Elephant, Arctic Monkeys, The Neighbourhood, etc., etc., etc. Please listen to the following references to get yourself in the general stylistic ballpark of what could work for this pitch:

    “Trouble” by Cage the Elephant https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0rTNxaUgL80

    “Snap Out of It” by Arctic Monkeys https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1_O_T6Aq85E

    “Sweater Weather” by The Neighborhood https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GCdwKhTtNNw

    Although the references have vocals, please submit Instrumentals only for this pitch. Give them well-crafted Instrumentals that have a genuine Indie Rock-vibe, with plenty of style, solid musicianship, and catchy, upbeat melodies. Typical Indie Rock instrumentation will work best for this pitch. They’re looking for Instrumentals that have a hip, young, Indie vibe… nothing too Pop-y or Blues-y. Keep your Instrumental on the simple side, and maybe add a little more reverb!

    Submissions should be between 2:00 to 5:00 long, give or take. Non-Faded, Buttoned/Stinger endings will work best. Do NOT copy the referenced material in any way, shape, or form. Use it only as a general guide for tempo, tone, and overall vibe. Broadcast Quality is needed (great sounding home recordings are fine).

    This company offers a NON-EXCLUSIVE deal. Applicable sync fees will be split 50/50. You’ll get 100% of the Master rights and the Library will get 100% of the Publisher’s share for any placements they generate. You must own or control your Master and Copyright to submit for this opportunity. Please submit one to three Instrumentals online or per CD. All submissions will be screened on a Yes/No basis, no full critiques and must be received no later than 11:59PM (PDT), on Wednesday, July 12th, 2017. TAXI #Y170712II

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    Latin

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    ALTERNATIVE LATIN ARTISTS and/or BANDS with Male or Female Vocals are needed by a well-known Indie Label that’s always on the lookout for great new talent to sign. They’re looking Alt-Latin acts that could fall in a pretty wide range of styles, including, but definitely not limited to the acts referenced below:

    “La Gringa” by Yerba Buena: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ll6wIIrC6R8

    “Lo Que Quieras” by Dënver: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=05VXGPVr5Jc

    “Mentiras” by Los Amigos Invisibles: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eEjrqWcKzbE

    Please send them anything you’d expect to hear on today’s Latin charts, but with an Alternative influence. If you’re wondering if your music is Alt Latin, listen to the references again, and search for more examples on Youtube. This genre is very wide-ranging, so there’s no exact description for what it sounds like or what they’re looking for. If your music has an edge or is a hybrid of Latin and some other edgy genre like Punk, Hip Hop, or even Hard Rock, you just might fall into the Alt Latin genre! Vocals performed in either Spanish, English, OR a combination of both can work for this pitch. Please be sure your bio includes any highlights such as, (but not limited to), touring, fanbase, or impressive sales or streaming figures you may have. Submit one to three Songs online or per CD, include lyrics, photo, and bio. All submissions will be screened on a yes/no basis, no full critiques, and must be received no later than 11:59PM (PDT), on Saturday, July 1st, 2017. TAXI #Y170701LA

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    Pop

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    CONTEMPORARY POP SONGS with some R&B Influence and Female Vocals are needed by a Major Label A&R Executive for a newly signed Artist who is also an actress with credits on TV shows and some feature films as well. They’re looking for radio-worthy songs that are Mid-to-Up Tempo, and could generally fit in the stylistic wheelhouse of these references we got from the client:

    “Here” by Alessia Cara: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UKp2CrfmVfw

    “If I Were A Boy” by Beyoncé: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AWpsOqh8q0M

    “Paper Planes” by MIA: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ewRjZoRtu0Y

    Give them well-crafted songs that sound like they should be on today’s Pop charts, with an unforgettable melody and a great big hook-driven chorus that’s super infectious. Your song should have a slight R&B appeal, but still maintain a Contemporary Pop sound. A polished Pop vocal delivery will help get the label and the artist excited about recording your song. Please submit one to three Songs online or per CD, include lyrics. All submissions will be screened on a Yes/No basis - No full critiques. Submissions must be received no later than 11:59PM (PDT), on Saturday, June 24th, 2017. TAXI #Y170624CP

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    INDIE POP SONGS with Male or Female Vocals are needed for an (up to) $15,000 placement by a NON-Exclusive Publisher that’s supplying songs directly to the Music Supervisor for a very popular Sports Video Game. The song they choose could also be used on the Video Game Soundtrack Album! They’re looking for Mid-to-Up Tempo Songs that could be heard on a playlist as acts like, (but not limited to) Grimes, The Moth and The Flame, LORDE, etc., etc., etc. Please listen to the following references the client gave us to get in the general wheelhouse of what this Publisher needs:

    “Kill Vs. Maim” by Grimes: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ooWkA_-lOHA

    “Red Flag” by The Moth and The Flame: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bqDrftAxYpk

    “Perfect Planes” by LORDE: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qm4_f8804nU

    Please submit innovative Indie Pop Songs that are rhythmically creative and melodically captivating. Your Song should have a modern Pop structure, with instrumentation and melodies that pulls the Song a bit outside the typical Top 40 Pop sound. Your vocal performance should be really strong, with a unique quality that makes it stand out.

    Lyric themes can vary, but should be something that would sound appropriate in the Indie Pop genre. Universal lyrics will work best, so please avoid using specific names, places, dates, times, brands, and profanity. Do NOT copy the referenced artist or songs in any way, shape, or form. Use them only as a guide for tempo, texture, and tone. Appropriate sounding broadcast quality is needed (great sounding home recordings are fine) – in other words, Lo-Fi and distorted could work for this!

    NOTE: The sync fee we were quoted is $15,000. However, our experience tells us that the sync fee quoted for this placement is probably based on them licensing a song from a well-known act through a big publisher like Sony or Universal. We think the sync fee could be lower for an unknown, independent act. We would “guesstimate” that the range for an unknown artist’s song would be in the $2,500 - $5,000 range. It could go higher. We’re just being cautious and conservative.

    The estimated license fee for this is (up-to) $15,000, depending on the ultimate placement. This Publisher typically does Non-Exclusive deals, however, these deals will be Exclusive for the first 60 days after the game’s release, then it will become Non-Exclusive. You’ll get 50% of the sync fee and 100% of the Writer’s share. They’ll get 50% of the sync fee and 100% of the Publisher’s Share. You’ll keep 100% of the original copyright and master. You must own or control your Master and Copyright to submit for this. Please submit one to three Songs online or per CD. All submissions will be screened on a Yes/No basis by a TAXI screener handpicked by the Publisher - No full critiques. Submissions must be received no later than 11:59PM (PDT), on Saturday, June 24th, 2017. TAXI #Y170624IP

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    CONTEMPORARY POP SONGS with Male or Female Vocals are needed by a very busy Music Library with a really impressive list of great Film, TV, and Commercial placements. They’re on the hunt for current sounding, Mid-to-Up-Tempo Songs that you’d expect to hear on playlists with artists like (but not limited to):

    “Swalla” by Jason Derulo ft. Nicki Minaj & Ty Dolla $ign https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NGLxoKOvzu4

    “Bon Appétit” by Katy Perry ft. Migos: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dPI-mRFEIH0&t=87s

    “Shape Of You” by Ed Sheeran: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_dK2tDK9grQ

    Please submit slick, commercially appealing Pop songs that are rhythmically and melodically engaging, with a well-crafted song structure, and a chorus that’s super memorable. Be sure your vocals are well-performed from start to finish, with a delivery that mirrors current Pop music.

    Lyric themes can vary, but should be something you’d expect to hear on a playlist with the references and other current Pop acts in that ballpark. Universal Lyrics that avoid references to specific names, dates, times, brands, and profanity will probably work best, but we don’t think they’re absolutely necessary. Please do NOT copy the referenced artists or songs in any way, shape, or form. Use it only as a general guide for tempo, texture, tone, and vibe. Broadcast quality is needed (great sounding home recordings are fine).

    This company offers an EXCLUSIVE deal, so please be sure the Songs you submit for this pitch aren’t already signed to another catalog or any other libraries. Sync fees will be split 50/50, the Publisher will get the Publisher’s share, and you’ll get 100% of the Writer’s share. You must own or control your master and composition rights. Please submit one to three Songs online or per CD. All submissions will be screened on a Yes/No basis - No full critiques. Submissions must be received no later than 11:59PM (PDT), on Monday, June 26th, 2017. TAXI #Y170626CP

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    CONTEMPORARY POP SONGS with an R&B Influence and Male Vocals are needed by a Major Record Label for a newly signed group that’s working on their debut album. They’re looking for chart-worthy Songs in All-Tempos that would appeal to the fans of acts like:

    “Let Me Love You” by DJ Snake ft. Justin Bieber: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SMs0GnYze34

    “Shape Of You” by Ed Sheeran: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_dK2tDK9grQ

    “Cold Water” by Major Lazer ft. Justin Bieber & MØ: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a59gmGkq_pw

    Please send A+ Songs that have a contemporary Pop structure and a contemporary R&B appeal/flavor to them. Your song should have incredibly catchy melodies, a fresh beat, and an unforgettable chorus. Be sure your submissions have TONS of catchy “ear candy” in every section of the song. Your vocal and instrumental presentation should be strong enough to get them excited about cutting your song! If you get forwarded for this request, you’ll be getting heard and considered along side the top writers in the business. Every one of them was unknown in the beginning. If you think you’ve got the right song, take the shot. You’ve got to start somewhere! Please submit one to three songs online or per CD, include lyrics. All Submissions will be screened on a Yes/No basis. No Full Critiques. Please submit 1-3 Songs no later than 11:59PM (PST), on Wednesday, June 28th, 2017. TAXI #Y170628PS

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    EMOTIONALLY UPBEAT POP SONGS with Female Vocals are needed by a great, Non-Exclusive Music Library with tons of placements in Film, TV, and Commercial as the Opening Theme Song for a Style/Beauty Reality Show Competition on a Major Cable Network. The library’s owner is a very well-known, well-connected Music Supervisor who’s been working on really big TV shows for more years than he’d probably like to remember! He’s looking for Mid-to-Up Tempo Songs that would fall in the general stylistic wheelhouse of the following references:

    “Suddenly I See”- KT Tunstall https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9AEoUa0Hlso

    “Shake It Off” by Taylor Swift: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nfWlot6h_JM

    “I Do” by Colbie Caillat: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E0oyglKjbFQ

    Please submit fun, emotionally upbeat Songs that deliver a positive, uplifting, and all-around good vibe. Your production can range from very simple tracks with just Guitar/Vocal, to small acoustic-based ensembles, and all the way up to fuller ensembles of instrumentation. Your song should have a really compelling vocal performance for this pitch.

    Lyric themes can vary, however, positive lyrics will probably do better than moody, depressing topics. Universal lyrics will make your song more appealing, so please avoid specific names, places, dates, times, brands, and profanity. Do NOT copy the referenced artists in any way, shape, or form. Use them only as a guide for tempo, texture, and tone. Broadcast Quality is needed (great sounding home recordings are fine).

    This company offers an EXCLUSIVE, 50/50 deal. This Music Library splits ALL sync fees 50/50 with you. They’ll get 100% of the Publisher’s share, and you’ll get 100% of the Writer’s share. You must own or control your Master and Copyright. Please do not send material for this pitch that is already signed to any other libraries or catalogs. Please submit one to three Songs online or per CD. All submissions will be screened on a Yes/No basis - No full critiques. Submissions must be received no later than 11:59PM (PDT), on Sunday, July 2nd, 2017. TAXI #Y170702UP

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    CURRENT SOUNDING POP SONGS with Female Vocals are needed by a Major Label A&R Executive for a newly signed Artist who is also an actress with starring roles in big TV shows and Feature Film credits as well. They’re looking for great songs that are Mid-to-Up Tempo and would appeal to the fans of artists like (but not limited to) Cashmere Cat & Selena Gomez, Olivia Holt, Zedd & Alessia Cara, etc., etc., etc. Please listen to the following references to get a good idea of the sound and style they need:

    “Trust Nobody” by Cashmere Cat & Selena Gomez ft. Tory Lanez: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1Vn1BXfsd4Q

    “History” by Olivia Holt: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hRVfCplkKq4

    “Stay” (Acoustic/Audio) by Zedd, Alessia Cara: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4kPeWDiKbBY

    Please submit well-crafted Songs that are rhythmically, melodically, and lyrically engaging and would fall in the general range of the examples. Your vocal performance should be strong and in the general stylistic ballpark of the references. Be sure your production and recording quality are clean, clear, well balanced and good enough to represent your song well. Please submit one to three Songs online or per CD, include lyrics. All submissions will be screened and critiqued by TAXI and must be received no later than 11:59PM (PDT), on Tuesday, July 11th, 2017. TAXI #S170711PS

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    CHART WORTHY POP SONGS with Female Vocals are needed by a big, Major Label A&R Executive for a HUGE, Multi-Platinum Pop Artist who’s working on a brand new album. They’re looking for Mid-to-Up Tempo Songs that you’d expect to hear on playlists with artists like, (but not limited to) Demi Lovato, Selena Gomez, Halsey, etc., etc., etc. Please listen to the references to get an idea of the sound and style that could work for this pitch:

    “Cool for the Summer” by Demi Lovato: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=il9nqWw9W3Y

    “Good For You” by Selena Gomez: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1TsVjvEkc4s

    “Now Or Never” by Halsey: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kzQTc0-iBX8

    Please submit slick, current sounding songs that sound like what you’d expect to hear on the radio, with great sounding beats, super catchy melodies, and a chorus that’s as memorable as it gets. Your vocal performance should sound like a real-deal, chart-topping Pop artist to get them attracted to your song. Make sure your production and recording quality is clean, clear, well balanced, and good enough to represent your song well. Please submit one to three Songs online or per CD, include lyrics. All submissions will be screened and critiqued by TAXI and must be received no later than 11:59PM (PDT), on Thursday, July 13th, 2017. TAXI #S170713PS

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    R&B / Soul

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    CURRENT SOUNDING, FEEL GOOD R&B SONGS with Male or Female Vocals are needed by a Music Licensing Company that’s not looking for “typical library music.” They’re looking for music that is either from real artists, or sounds so convincing that you can’t tell that it’s not from a working artist or band. They’re always pitching to competitive, high-end placements, and they want music that doesn’t sound like it came from a typical “library.” Please submit Mid-to-Up-Tempo Songs that’s in the general stylistic ballpark of songs like (but not limited to):

    “I Think Of You” Jeremih ft. Chris Brown, Big Sean: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v4R7Q9SAcvM

    “Keep On” by Kehlani: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rzdoRiikiFI

    “That’s What I Like” by Bruno Mars: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PMivT7MJ41M

    Please send contemporary R&B songs with great song structure, awesome melodies, and an unforgettable chorus. You should have modern sounding production that has current sounding instrumentation and fresh sounding ear-candy. Be sure your vocals should have a polished and well-executed delivery that’s in the general style of the reference and others in that ballpark.

    Lyric themes can vary, but should be something you’d typically hear in the R&B genre. Universal lyrics will usually work best, so please avoid specific names, places, dates, times, brands, and especially profanity. Do NOT copy the referenced acts in any way, shape, or form. Use them only as a guide for tempo, tone, and vibe. Also, do NOT submit any material with unauthorized samples of other artists’ songs, sounds, or any other form of media. Broadcast Quality is needed (great sounding home recordings are fine).

    This company offers an EXCLUSIVE deal. You’ll split all upfront sync fees 50/50. The Publisher will get 100% of the Publisher’s share, and you’ll get 100% of the Writer’s share. You must own or control your Master and Copyright. Since this is an EXCLUSIVE deal, please be sure the material you submit for this pitch is NOT already signed with any other Libraries or Catalogs. Please submit one to three Instrumentals online or per CD. All submissions must be received no later than 11:59PM (PDT), on Sunday, June 25th, 2017. TAXI #S170625RB

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    Funky Retro-Sounding SOUL SONGS with Female Vocals are needed QUICKLY for an (up to) $1,000, NON-Exclusive, Direct-to-Supervisor placement in a big-budget Indie Feature Film with several well-known actors in it. They’re looking for Mid-to-Up-Tempo Soul Songs that have a similarly funky, retro-ish vibe and sound as the following references:

    “How Long Do I Have to Wait” by Sharon Jones and the Dap kings https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YQJ5m_IiObc

    “What Have You Done” by Naomi Shelton & The Gospel Queens https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LhWGfhKRA8M

    “California Soul” by Marlena Shaw https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kC2QK6KHnEA

    Quoting the Music Supervisor: “The song’s feel is much more important than the lyrics for this placement. Leading off with Drums (turn around) in the intro like, How Long Do I Have to Wait, is important!”

    Please submit well-crafted, retro-sounding Soul Songs with an infectious groove, a soulful vocal performance, and an obvious nod to classic Soul music. Funky rhythm guitar parts, a great back beat, and even a B-3 and old school horn parts would be awesome for this, but you don’t have to include them… we’re just throwing out some ideas for you! Do NOT copy the referenced music in any way, shape, or form. Use it only as a general guide for tempo, and overall feel/vibe. Broadcast Quality (allowing for the retro sound) is needed.

    The estimated license fee for this placement is (up to) $1,000, depending on the ultimate placement. This is a Non-Exclusive, Direct-to-Music Supervisor placement, so you’ll keep 100% ownership of your Master Recording, plus you’ll also get 100% of the Master License Fee and any applicable performance royalties. You must own or control your Master Recording to pitch for this opportunity. All Submissions will be screened on a Yes/No basis. No full critiques. Please submit 1-3 Songs online or per CD no later than 11:59PM (PDT), on Monday, June 26th, 2017. TAXI #U170626RS

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    CONTEMPORARY R&B SONGS with Male Vocals are needed are needed by a Major Record Label for a chart-topping SUPERSTAR artist’s new record. They’re searching for commercially appealing, Mid-to-Up-Tempo Songs in the general stylistic ballpark of artists like Beyonce, Ciara, Chris Brown, etc., etc., etc. Please review the reference songs to get an idea of the general sound and vibe they need:

    “Slow Motion” by Trey Songz https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dXTBbM21plg

    “KAE” by Chris Brown https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ddBf-APCXPY

    “Permission” by Ro James: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qp1Pq2Fuw30

    Please submit mainstream-sounding Songs with modern production and a contemporary R&B structure. Your submission should have awesome melodies, killer hooks, and an unforgettable chorus. Be sure your vocals have a polished and well-executed delivery that’s in the general style of the reference and others in that ballpark. Do NOT copy the referenced artists or songs in any way, shape, or form. Use them as a general guide for tempo, tone, and overall vibe. Please submit one to three songs online or per CD, include lyrics. All submissions will be screened on a Yes/No basis - No full critiques. Submissions must be received no later than 11:59PM (PDT), on Wednesday, June 28th, 2017. TAXI #Y170628RB

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    CONTEMPORARY R&B SONGS with some POP Influence and Female Vocals are needed by a Major Record Label for a newly signed artist who’s currently working on her debut album. They’re looking for chart-worthy, Mid-to-Up-Tempo Songs that would appeal to the fans of acts like:

    “I Wanna Be” by Kehlani: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ljAmYeCGFbM

    “Nobody Else” by Ella Mai: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xzSCJL7vowM

    “Burn Break Crash” by Aanysa x Snakehips: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a-AqEJzEXYQ

    Please submit fresh, current sounding songs that sound like what you’d expect to hear on the radio, with great sounding beats, super catchy melodies, and a super-memorable chorus. Your songs should have a crossover feel that could possibly work for both the R&B and Pop genres. You’d be wise to have a really great vocal performance to help get the artist and label excited about cutting your song. Your recording quality needs to be clean, well balanced, and good enough to represent your song well. Please submit one to three Songs online or per CD, include lyrics. All submissions will be screened on a Yes/No basis by a TAXI screener handpicked by the Record Company - No full critiques. Submissions must be received no later than 11:59PM (PDT), on Sunday, July 9th, 2017. TAXI #Y170709RP

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    DARK, GOTH ROCK ARTISTS and/or BANDS with Male or Female Vocals are needed by a well-known Indie Record Label that’s hunting for some awesome acts to sign to their eclectic roster. Please listen to the references below to get in the general range of what might get this really cool Record Label interested:

    “Nosferatu” by Haunting: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dsOooSvbvNA

    “Amnesia” by Erato: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hWAzRMzv3Ow

    “Nocturne” by Paralysed Age: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4L1Ze9e9Xc8

    Give them well-crafted Goth Rock Songs that highlight your band’s ability to captivate an audience musically, vocally, and lyrically. Your overall submission should be engaging from start to finish, with authentic Rock instrumentation, and a dramatic, angst-driven vocal performance. Believability is a key factor for this opportunity, so please be sure your submissions sound like a true Goth Rock act with plenty of darkness, doom, and gloom.

    They’re mostly interested in artists and bands that are active and out there working on their careers, so please include any touring, fan base, or sales, streaming, or impressive social media figures you have in your bio. If you’re a young artist or band, and don’t yet have much of a story or track record yet, but you do have an amazing sound and the songs to back it up, they’d still like to hear you! Please submit three original songs, with lyrics, photos, and bio. All submissions will be screened on a Yes/No basis - No full critiques. Submissions must be received no later than 11:59PM (PDT), on Sunday, June 25th, 2017. TAXI #Y170625GA

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    INDIE, ALT-ROCK SONGS with Male Vocals are U-R-G-E-N-T-L-Y needed by an extremely busy Music Licensing Company with a really long track record of awesome placements in Film, TV, and Commercials. They’re searching for Mid-to-Up Tempo Songs that fall in the general stylistic wheelhouse of artists like (but not limited to), RIVVRS, Cold War Kids, Young The Giant, etc., etc., etc. Please listen to the following references we got from the client to get yourself in the general range of the sound, style, and vibe they need:

    “Hold On” by RIVVRS: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3upIX-0F_FA

    “Open Up The Heavens” Cold War Kids: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fT8wFQFBqMk

    “Something To Believe In” by Young The Giant: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m_ZRWZv14SA

    Please submit unique and original songs that have lots of attitude and tons of Indie appeal. Your submission should be rhythmically and melodically interesting, and have an unforgettable chorus. You can incorporate some minimal electronic elements, but your song should be primarily driven by traditional Rock instrumentation. Having a distinctive vocal sound/identity could also help you stand out for this pitch.

    No specific lyric themes were requested, so anything that sounds like it’s what you’d normally hear in the Alt Rock genre could potentially work. Universal lyrics that avoid references to specific names, dates, times, brands, and places could make your song more appealing. Please do NOT copy the referenced artists or songs in any way, shape, or form. Use them as a general guide for tempo, tone, and overall vibe. Broadcast Quality is needed (great sounding home recordings are fine).

    This company offers an EXCLUSIVE, 50/50 deal. This Music Library splits ALL sync fees 50/50 with you. They’ll get 100% of the Publisher’s share, and you’ll get 100% of the Writer’s share. You must own or control your Master and Copyright. Please do not send material for this pitch that is already signed to any other libraries or catalogs. Please submit one to three Songs online or per CD. All Submissions will be screened on a Yes/No basis. No full critiques. Please submit 1-3 Songs online or per CD no later than 11:59PM (PDT), on Sunday, June 25th, 2017. TAXI #U170625AR

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    CONTEMPORARY INDIE ROCK SONGS with Male Vocals are needed QUICKLY for an (up to) $1,000, NON-Exclusive, Direct-to-Supervisor placement in a big-budget Indie Feature Film with several well-known actors in it. They’re looking for Mid-to-Up Tempo Songs that could be heard on a playlist as acts like, (but not limited to) Colony House, MGMT, Band of Horses, etc., etc., etc. Please listen to the references below to get an idea of the range of what could work well for this request:

    “Silhouettes” by Colony House: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IBTB54ty-tc

    “Electric Feel ” by MGMT: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MmZexg8sxyk

    “Casual Party” by Band of Horses: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vV99ErubyMI

    Quoting the Music Supervisor: “The songs must have great energy, and should sound hopeful and happy. The intro section of Silhouettes works really well.”

    Please submit well-crafted Songs that are in the general style of the references above. Your submissions should have an authentic Indie Rock sound, with catchy melodies, great hooks, and a big infectious chorus. Be sure your vocals are attention grabbing, with a solid, confident, and current sounding delivery.

    Lyrics that don’t have references to specific names, dates, times, brands, and places could make your song more appealing, but it’s not an absolute requisite. Please do NOT copy the referenced artists or songs in any way, shape, or form. Use them only as a general guide for tempo, tone, and overall vibe. Broadcast Quality is needed (great sounding home recordings are fine).

    The estimated license fee for this placement is (up to) $1,000, depending on the ultimate placement. This is a Non-Exclusive, Direct-to-Music Supervisor placement, so you’ll keep 100% ownership of your Copyright and Master Recording, plus you’ll also get 100% of the Master License Fee and any applicable performance royalties. You must own or control your Copyright and Master Recording to pitch for this opportunity. All Submissions will be screened on a Yes/No basis. No full critiques. Please submit 1-3 Songs online or per CD no later than 11:59PM (PDT), on Tuesday, June 27th, 2017. TAXI #U170627IR

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    ORIGINAL, 1990’s-Style ROCK SONGS with Male Vocals are needed by the CEO of a Music Licensing Company that’s building a new catalog for Film, TV, Video Game, and TV Commercial placements. This company is new, and headed up by a veteran Film/TV music executive with tons of relationships and a very long list of high-quality placements. They’re on the hunt for authentic sounding, Mid-to-Up-Tempo Songs that fall in the general stylistic wheelhouse of artists like (but not limited to), Soundgarden, Wolfmother, Nirvana, etc., etc. Please listen to the following references the client gave us to get yourself in the general ballpark of the style they need:

    “Fell On Black Days” by Soundgarden: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ySzrJ4GRF7s

    “Joker and the Thief” by Wolfmother: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ySjXFjLTagQ

    “Smells Like Teen Spirit” by Nirvana: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hTWKbfoikeg

    Please submit well-crafted, guitar-driven, 90’s sounding songs with rockin’ rhythm sections, authentic Rock instrumentation, anthemic choruses, and a vocal performance that’s full of ‘90s attitude and swagger. Your submission does not have to have been recorded in the 1990s, but it should capture the overall energy, feel, and vibe. However, if you happen to have some old recordings from that era, they’d love to hear them!

    TAXI Tip: This is a great time to get in on the ground floor of this new company, knowing that they need a lot of material, yet already have at least a decade of relationships with Music Supervisors already in place!

    Lyric themes can vary, but should be something in the ballpark of what you would have heard in 1990’s or early 2000’s Rock music, so please be sure not to reference anything outside that era. Avoid references to specific names, dates, times, brands, and places. Please do NOT copy the referenced artists or songs in any way, shape, or form. Use them as a general guide for tempo, tone, and overall vibe. Broadcast Quality is needed (great sounding home recordings are fine).

    This company offers an EXCLUSIVE deal. You’ll split all upfront sync fees 50/50. They’ll get 100% of the Publisher’s share, and you’ll get 100% of the Writer’s share. You must own or control your Master and Copyright. Since this is an EXCLUSIVE deal, please be sure the material you submit for this pitch is NOT already signed with any other Libraries or Catalogs. Please submit one to three Songs online or per CD. All submissions will be screened and critiqued by TAXI and must be received no later than 11:59PM (PDT), on Thursday, June 29th, 2017. TAXI #S170629RS

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    EPIC, TRAILER-Style ROCK SONGS with Male or Female Vocals are needed by a NON-Exclusive Music Library that’s actively pitching to Movie Trailer Music Supervisors. They’re searching for Mid-to-Up Tempo Songs that are in the general stylistic ballpark of the following references we got from the client:

    “Uprising” by Muse: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w8KQmps-Sog

    “Welcome To The Black Parade” by My Chemical Romance: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RRKJiM9Njr8

    “Heaven Knows” by The Pretty Reckless: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rHBxJCq99jA

    Please submit well-crafted Rock Songs that are big, powerful, epic, and sound like something that could be used in a Blockbuster Trailer. Your overall submission should be rhythmically, melodically and lyrically engaging with authentic sounding Rock instrumentation and a swagger filled vocal performance.

    TAXI Tip: These songs will be pitched for Film Trailers, so even though they’re likely structured in typical song form, they still need to have some semblance of a three act Trailer structure: intro that sets the tone, middle exposition, and a big, epic build in the last section.

    Watch This: Here’s a really good example of how a song (although, not a Rock song) is used in the three acts of a Film Trailer!

    “Wolf of Wall Street” Trailer #1: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=idAVRvQeYAE

    Lyrics that don’t have references to specific names, dates, times, brands, and places could make your song more appealing. Please do NOT copy the referenced artists or songs in any way, shape, or form. Use them only as a general guide for tempo, tone, and overall vibe. Broadcast Quality is needed (great sounding home recordings are fine).

    NOTE: They will need an instrumental-only version of your song as well, but not yet! All you need to submit for now is the Full Song with vocals, but please have a mix-minus-vocal on hand and ready to send it at a moment’s notice if you get a call or email from the Music Library. If you don’t have the ability to get your mix-minus-vocal in the Music Library hands within an hour after being contacted, please don’t submit for this!

    This company offers a NON-EXCLUSIVE, 50/50 split. You'll get 100% of the Writer's share. The Publisher will get 100% of the Publisher’s share of what they place. You must own or control your Master and Copyright to submit for this pitch. Please submit one to three Songs online or per CD. All submissions will be screened on a Yes/No basis - No full critiques. Submissions must be received no later than 11:59PM (PDT), on Thursday, July 6th, 2017. TAXI #Y170706RP

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    CONTEMPORARY INDIE ROCK SONGS with some Pop influence and Male Vocals are needed by a Major Record Label A&R Executive for a charted Band that’s working on their next album. Please submit Mid-to-Up-Tempo Songs that could be heard the same playlist as (but not limited to) songs like these:

    “Shut Up and Dance” by WALK THE MOON: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6JCLY0Rlx6Q

    “If” by R5: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q3RkadGwHbw

    “My Type” by SAINT MOTEL: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IyVPyKrx0Xo

    Please submit well-crafted Songs with modern sounding production that have a cool stylistic blend of Electronic and Rock elements. Be sure your Songs sound current and polished, similar to the vibe of the artists mentioned above. Your overall demo and recording quality also needs to be competitive enough to get them interested in your song, although it’s likely they’ll be cutting a new version. Do NOT copy the referenced artists or songs in any way, shape, or form. Use them as a general guide for tempo, tone, and overall vibe. Please submit one to three Songs online or per CD, include lyrics. All submissions will be screened and critiqued by TAXI and must be received no later than 11:59PM (PDT), on Friday, July 7th, 2017. TAXI #S170707IR

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    Singer / Songwriter

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    INDIE SINGER/SONGWRITER SONGS with Female Vocals are needed QUICKLY for an (up to) $1,000, NON-Exclusive, Direct-to-Supervisor placement in a $5,000,000 Independent Feature Film with some name-brand actors starring in it.

    The Supervisor is on the hunt for a song that’s unique, kind of quirky, and somewhat stripped down, ideally with a “walking” feel, an upright bass part, pizzicato strings, touches of woodwinds or tuba, an eccentric arrangement, and soul-baring confessional lyrics that feel sort of intimately cabaret-like in their delivery.

    Fiona Apple’s song, Extraordinary Machine, is a great example of a song with many of those qualities, so please listen to it to get your head in the general ballpark of the vibe this Supervisor wants:

    “Extraordinary Machine” by Fiona Apple https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VZbYnm2KHRs

    A small, acoustic-based ensemble should do the trick for this pitch. A vocal performance that’s emotionally honest, with a restrained, Vaudeville-esque style would probably get this Supervisor and the film’s Producers doing cartwheels, especially if the lyrics are loosely wrapped around a theme of bouncing back or surviving something like a relationship gone bad.

    Note: Some of Tori Amos’s songs like Silent All These Years and Upside Down have a lyrical vibe and vocal delivery that are in that wheelhouse, but we didn’t link to them because musically they aren’t as close to the vibe and eccentricity in the arrangement as the Fiona Apple song.

    Do NOT copy the referenced music in any way, shape, or form. Use it only as a general guide for tempo, and overall feel/vibe. Broadcast Quality is needed (great sounding home recordings are fine).

    The estimated license fee for this placement is (up to) $1,000, depending on the ultimate placement. This is a Non-Exclusive, Direct-to-Music Supervisor placement, so you’ll keep 100% ownership of your Master Recording, plus you’ll also get 100% of the Master License Fee and any applicable performance royalties. You must own or control your Master Recording to pitch for this opportunity. All songs will be screened on a Yes/No basis. No full critiques. Please submit 1-3 Songs online or per CD no later than 11:59PM (PDT), on Sunday, June 25th, 2015. TAXI #U170625IS

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    NEW LISTING -- MELANCHOLIC, SINGER/SONGWRITER BALLADS with Female Vocals are U-R-G-E-N-T-L-Y for an (up to) $1,000, NON-Exclusive, Direct-to-Supervisor placement in a big-budget Indie Feature Film with several well-known actors in it. They’re looking for Mid-to-Up-Tempo Songs (Vintage or Contemporary productions can both work) in the general stylistic range of this reference:

    “Why Try to Change Me Now” by Fiona Apple: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XP8qadHtSrs

    “Skinny Love” by Bon Iver performed by Birdy: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aNzCDt2eidg “Autumn Leaves” by Eva Cassidy: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xXBNlApwh0c

    Quoting the Music Supervisor: “I’m looking for simple piano/vocals or guitar/vocals that sounds melancholic but sweet, hopeful, and slow. Lyrics are very important: They Can NOT be about love, but they could be about having regret.”

    We think the Fiona Apple song is closest to their target!

    Please submit well-crafted songs with melancholic melodies and lyrics that have a great big, emotionally impactful chorus. Having a simple, Stripped-Down, Guitar/Vocal or Piano/Vocal arrangement and a captivating, honest vocal performance that brings it all home should do the trick for this pitch! Read that quote from the Supervisor one more time, just for good measure!

    Lyric themes about regret could work well for this pitch, but you don’t need to limit yourself to just that idea. They DO NOT want songs about love or relationships, they’re looking for something with some real substance that doesn’t mention any names, places, dates, times, brands, or profanity. Do NOT copy the referenced artists or songs in any way, shape, or form. Use them only as a guide for tempo, texture, and tone. Broadcast Quality is needed (great sounding home recordings are fine).

    The estimated license fee for this placement is (up to) $1,000, depending on the ultimate placement. This is a Non-Exclusive, Direct-to-Music Supervisor placement, so you’ll keep 100% ownership of your Copyright and Master Recording, plus you’ll also get 100% of the Master License Fee and any applicable performance royalties. You must own or control your Copyright and Master Recording to pitch for this opportunity. All Submissions will be screened on a Yes/No basis. No full critiques. Please submit 1-3 Songs online or per CD no later than 11:59PM (PDT), on Tuesday, June 26th, 2017. TAXI #U170626SS

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    World / Ethnic Music

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    LATIN EDM SONGS with Male or Female Vocals are needed by a top Music Publisher for placements in Film, TV, and Commercials. They’re looking for Mid-to-Up-Tempo songs that could be found on a playlist with artists like (but not limited to) Avicii, Farruko feat. Juan Magan, Don Omar, etc., etc. Please listen to the following references to get in the general stylistic wheelhouse of what they need:

    “Malo” by Avicii https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ce-AUQY1Z78

    Como El Viento by Farruko feat. Juan Magan https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=__sVzW-lnkw

    “Ella No Sigue Modas” by Don Omar https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Hg_rkxcHK00

    Please submit rhythmically and melodically engaging songs that sound like a chart-worthy Latin EDM track. Your song should have plenty of great builds, drops, and highly danceable beats, with a compelling vocal performance that’s performed in Spanish.

    TAXI Tip: Please read that last sentence one more time before submitting: “…a compelling vocal performance that’s performed in Spanish.”

    Lyric themes can vary, but should be something you’d expect to hear in Latin-based EDM. You’d be smart to avoid references to specific names, dates, times, places, brands and profanity for this pitch. Do not copy the referenced artists or songs in any way, shape, or form. Use them only as a general guide for tempo, texture, and tone. Broadcast Quality is needed (great sounding home recordings are fine). You'll split all sync fees 50/50 with this company.

    This company offers an EXCLUSIVE, 50/50 deal, with a 3-year reversion. If they don’t get your song used during that term, you can get your rights back. You’ll get 100% of the Writer’s share, and the Publisher will get 100% of the Publisher’s share. Since this company offers an EXCLUSIVE deal, please be sure the material you submit for this pitch is NOT already signed to any other Libraries or Catalogs. You must own or control your Master and Copyright. Please submit one to three Songs online or per CD. All submissions will be screened on a Yes/No basis - No full critiques. Time permitting; somebody from the Publishing Company may screen some or all of the submissions. All submissions must be received no later than 11:59PM (PDT), on Saturday, May 27th, 2017. TAXI #Y170627LE

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