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

TAXI's Industry Listings

Updated: April 25, 2019

  • Display All Genres
  • *Note: The Instrumental category often contains requests for genres like Adult Contemporary, Singer/Songwriter, Jazz, Pop, EDM, Hip/Hop, Classical, Swampy, Tension, Blues, Rock, Comedy, Dramedy, and more. Click Instrumental so you don’t miss any great opportunities!
  • Adult Contemporary
  • Christmas / Holiday
  • Country
  • Hard to Classify / Specialty / Novelty
  • Instrumental (Multiple Genres)
  • Latin
  • Pop
  • Punk
  • R&B / Soul
  • Rap / Hip Hop
  • Rock
  • Singer / Songwriter
  • Vintage
  • World / Ethnic Music
  • Adult Contemporary

    Return to List of Categories

    ADULT CONTEMPORARY POP SONGS with Male and/or Female Vocals are needed by a successful Los Angeles-based Production Music Library that’s brand new to requesting music from TAXI's members.

    They’re looking for top-notch Songs in All Tempos that would fall within the general stylistic ballpark of the following references that we got from our client:

    “Shallow” by Lady Gaga & Bradley Cooper

    “Under Pressure” by The Magicians

    Please submit top-notch AC Pop Songs with performances good enough to be in a Feature Film or TV Series. You can go with a relatively simple Stripped-Down Guitar/Vocal or Piano/Vocal performance, as well as versions with a small ensemble or fuller production. As long as it fits the vibe of the references, they're open to hearing it!

    Lyrics that don’t mention specific names, dates, times, places, brands, or profanity could be helpful in landing this, but we don’t think it’s an absolute necessity as we been told that these songs will likely play as source music under scenes. 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.

    This company offers an EXCLUSIVE deal. You’ll split any 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 100% of 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 as many Songs as you’d like, 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 (PST) on Tuesday, May 14th, 2019.  TAXI #Y190514SS

    Join to submit your music to this opportunity now.Members submit to this opportunity.


    Christmas / Holiday

    Return to List of Categories

    ORIGINAL CHRISTMAS SONGS in a WIDE RANGE of STYLES are needed by a very active Music Licensing Company that gets a lot of great TV placements for TAXI members. They’re looking for Songs in All Tempos that could fit in the broad and general stylistic wheelhouse of the references below:

    “Merry Christmas Everyone” by Andra

    “Jingle Bell Rock” by Glee

    “Underneath the Tree” by Kelly Clarkson

    Please submit Original Christmas Songs that will get listeners into the Christmas spirit. Your production can range from simple arrangements (like a Ukulele, claps, and a celeste), up to bigger, more fully developed arrangements - genres like Pop, Rock, Electronic, Country, Punk, or R&B could all work for this request. Having a solid vocal performance could also help you nail this pitch (assuming the song is strong).

    TAXI Tip: Little Christmas-y accents like bells, glockenspiel, or tubular bells could give your submission some added Christmas cheer, but they’re not necessary. If you do use them, we’ve typically found that it’s best not to overdo them!

    Lyrics that are more in the ballpark of the secular holiday season will probably work better than religious songs, considering the context of the references. Please do NOT copy the referenced artists in any way, shape, or form. Use them as a general guide for tempo, tone, and overall vibe. Broadcast Quality is needed.

    This Company offers an EXCLUSIVE deal, with a 50/50 split on applicable sync fees. The Publisher will get 50% of Publisher’s share, and you’ll get 100% of the Writer’s share and 50% of the Publisher’s share as well. Sweet deal! 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 as many Songs as you’d like, online or per CD. All submissions will be screened on a Yes/No basis – Short critiques only. All submissions must be received no later than 11:59PM (PDT) on Monday, April 29th, 2019.  TAXI #Y190429CH

    Join to submit your music to this opportunity now.Members submit to this opportunity.

    PUBLIC DOMAIN CHRISTMAS SONGS with Male or Female Vocals are needed by a successful and very active Music Licensing Company with a really impressive list of Film and TV placements. They’re looking for festive Songs in All-Tempos that could fit the stylistic wheelhouse of the following references:

    "Deck The Halls " by Tenth Avenue North

    “We Three Kings” by Milestone Worship

    "The First Noel" by Pentatonix

    They're interested in hearing Instrumentals in a wide variety of Genres and styles, ranging from (but not limited to) Orchestral, Singer/Songwriter, Hip-Hop, Folk, EDM, Dance, Soul, Pop, Rock, etc., etc., etc.

    Give them well-crafted Covers of Public Domain Christmas Songs that have solid production, a great vocal performance, and a style that captures the festive spirit of the holiday season. Please stick to the original melody and lyric of the song(s) you choose to cover so that they are familiar to listeners. Instrumentation can vary from a simple acoustic/vocal performance to a full production.

    All submissions should be approximately two to four minutes long. Broadcast quality is needed.

    This company offers an EXCLUSIVE deal.  Please be sure the Covers you submit for this pitch aren’t already signed to another catalog or any other libraries.

    Note: Although there won't be any performance royalties paid for these Public Domain placements, you will get 50% of the master license fee. Please double check to make sure the songs you submit are truly Public Domain! In case you’re unsure if your song is in the Public Domain, here’s a link that will help:

    Public Domain Christmas Songs

    You must own or control your master rights. Please submit as many Songs as you’d like, online or per CD. All submissions will be screened on a Yes/No basis - Short critiques only. Submissions must be received no later than 11:59PM (PDT) on Tuesday, April 30th, 2019.  TAXI #Y190430XM

    Join to submit your music to this opportunity now.Members submit to this opportunity.

    PUBLIC DOMAIN CHANUKAH (HANUKKAH) SONGS with Male or Female Vocals are needed by a very successful, EXCLUSIVE A-List Music Library for all kinds of TV, Film, Trailer, and Commercial placements.

    They’re looking for Songs that would fit on a playlist with the references the Music Library gave us:

    “Maoz Tzur” by Yaffa Yarkoni and Children Choir

    Sevivon Sov Sov Sov

    “Hanukkah, Oh Hanukkah” by Glee Cast

    Please submit traditional Chanukah (Hanukkah) songs that would quickly put listeners in the spirit of the Festival of Lights. Please stick to the original melody and lyric of the song(s) you choose to cover so that they're familiar to listeners. Instrumentation can vary from a simple acoustic piano, guitar/vocal performance, to a full production. Having a solid vocal performance could also help you nail this request!

    NOTE: Recent recordings can work for this request; but if you’ve got any vintage recordings, this Music Library would LOVE to hear them as long as the sound quality is good.

    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.

    This Library offers an EXCLUSIVE deal, so the material you submit for this pitch CANNOT be signed with any other publishers or catalogs. Sync (Master License) fees will be split 50/50 with the company.

    You must own or control your Master recording (only) to pitch for this opportunity. Please double check to make sure the songs you submit are truly in the Public Domain! Please submit as many Songs as you’d like, online or per CD. All submissions will be screened on a Yes/No basis – Short critiques only. Submissions must be received no later than 11:59PM (PDT) on Monday, May 13th, 2019.  TAXI #Y190513PD

    Join to submit your music to this opportunity now.Members submit to this opportunity.

    Country

    Return to List of Categories

    CONTEMPORARY COUNTRY POP SONGS with Female Vocals are needed by the VP of A&R at a high-level, Nashville-based Independent Record Label for a signed up-and-coming Artist. They’re looking for Mid-to-Up Tempo Songs, in the stylistic ballpark of artists like (but not limited to) Abby Anderson, MacKenzie Porter, etc., etc., etc. Please listen to the following references to get a feel for the style and vibe they seek:

    "Good Lord" by Abby Anderson

    “About You” by MacKenzie Porter

    Quoting the V.P. of A&R: “Think along the lines of a Country Version of Adele or JLo. Think Country, but with a Pop flair."

    Please send them super strong songs that sound like HITS, with fresh melodies and a visually descriptive, conversational lyric approach. Adding a hint of Pop-leaning production is strongly suggested for this pitch!

    NOTE: Your submissions can be stripped-down demos or fuller productions, as long as what you send would be competitive with what they’ll get from writers on the Row. Your vocals should have a slick, youthful Country sound and should be stylistically in line with the references.

    Your recording quality (even for stripped-down demos) needs to be clean, clear, well balanced, and good enough to represent your song well. Please submit as many Songs as you’d like, online or per CD, include lyrics. All submissions will be screened on a Yes/No basis – Short critiques only. Submissions must be received no later than 11:59PM (PDT) on Monday, April 29th, 2019.  TAXI #Y190429TR

    Join to submit your music to this opportunity now.Members submit to this opportunity.

    ACOUSTIC-BASED COUNTRY SONGS with Male or Female Vocals are needed for an (up to) $3,000, NON-Exclusive, Direct-to-Music Supervisor placement in a TV Series on a Major Streaming Service.

    The Music Supervisor is looking for Down-to-Mid-Tempo Songs that are in the general stylistic ballpark of the following references we got directly from her:

    “On My Way to You” by Cody Johnson

    “Ashes” by Erik Dylan

    “I Got the Boy” by Jana Kramer

    “Slow Down” by Steve Moakler

    Please submit well-crafted, acoustic-driven Country songs with captivating melodies and a chorus that creates an emotional connection with the audience. Submissions can be stripped down, using only vocal and guitar, or they can have a fuller sound with additional instrumentation. Be sure your vocals are performed well and with an honest Country delivery.

    NOTE: These songs will be playing during heavy dialog scenes, so you’d be wise to keep your Song somewhat simple, avoiding anything that might be distracting!

    LYRIC TIP: Lyrically your song should focus on themes like small towns, family, farming/ranching, working hard, hard times, fathers/sons, and relationships. Please avoid references to specific brands, places, dates, times, names, 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.

    The license fee for this placement will be between $2,000 - $3,000, depending on the ultimate use. This is a Direct-to-Music-Supervisor placement, so you’ll keep 100% ownership of your Master and Composition rights, plus you’ll also get 100% of the sync fee and any applicable performance royalties. You must own or control your Master and Copyright to pitch for this opportunity. Please submit as many Songs as you’d like, online or per CD. All submissions will be screened on a Yes/No basis - No full critiques. Somebody from the Music Supervisor’s team is slated to screen submissions for this, time permitting. Submissions must be received no later than 11:59PM (PDT) on Thursday, May 2nd, 2019.  TAXI #Y190502CS

    Join to submit your music to this opportunity now.Members submit to this opportunity.


    Hard to Classify / Specialty / Novelty

    Return to List of Categories

    NEW LISTING --

    A WIDE RANGE of DARK, MELANCHOLY SONGS with Male or Female Vocals are needed by TUESDAY by a high-quality Music Licensing Company with lots of placements in A-List Films and TV Shows.

    The Company needs moody, Down-to-Mid-Tempo Songs in the following styles and genres:

    • Singer-Songwriter
    • Indie Rock
    • Country
    • Blues
    • R&B/Soul
    • Dark Pop

    Lyrically, they're looking for the following themes:

    • A mother’s love
    • Coming home
    • Searching
    • Laid to rest
    • Fallen heroes

    Lyrics that avoid references to specific names, places, dates, times, brands, and profanity could make your songs more usable.

    Here are the references they gave us:

    "Winter Song" by Sara Bareilles/Ingrid Michaelson
    "Jar of Hearts" by Christina Perri
    "Snow" by Angus and Julia Stone
    “Too Close” by Alex Clare
    “Possibility” by Lykke Li
    “Skin” by Flume
    “Sleep” by Azure Ray 
    “No Illusions” by 78 Saab
    “Space Song” by Beach House
    “Jungle” by Tasha Sultana
     “Call Out My Name” by The Weeknd
    “Summertime Sadness” by Lana Del Rey
    “Bad at Love" by Halsey
    “Lovely” by Billie Eilish/Khalid
    “Skinny Love” by Birdy
    Stay” by Rihanna/Mikky Ekko
    “Detlef Schrempt” by Band of Horses
    "Human" by Rag n Bone Man

    NOTE: They've given us a pretty wide berth and asked us to find them “haunting, moody Songs" in the styles and genres mentioned above. Please be sure to submit your most competitive material for this request! Once again, even though this is pretty wide open, please send material that’s commercially competitive within the genre you're submitting to. The bar will be high for this request.

    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.

    The Licensing 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 the 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 as many Songs as you’d like, online or per CD. All submissions will be screened on a Yes/No basis - short critiques only. Submissions must be received no later than 11:59 PM (PST) on Tuesday, April 30th, 2019.  TAXI #Y190430DM

    Join to submit your music to this opportunity now.Members submit to this opportunity.

    ORIGINAL SONGS ABOUT DRINKING IN ALL GENRES and from ANY Era, with Male or Female Vocals, are needed by an A-List Music Publisher for Film and TV Sync Licensing.

    They’re on a quest to find Songs in All-Tempos (Vintage or Contemporary Recordings can both work). Here are some references the Publisher provided to us that show some (but not all) possible styles:

    "Bubbles In My Beer" by Bob Wills

    "One Mint Julep" by Louis Prima & Keely Smith

    "Night Train" by Guns and Roses

    "Have A Drink On Me" by AC/DC

    "Gin & Juice" by Snoop Dogg

    NOTE: This awesome company is open to hearing Songs in most of the popular/commercially viable genres, including Pop, Rock, Adult Contemporary, Blues, Singer/Songwriter, R&B/Soul, Folk, Rap/Hip-Hop, Country, etc.

    Please send well-crafted Songs with great melodies, strong lyrics, and a compelling chorus that’s based around “Drinking.” Your Songs can range anywhere from very simple stripped-down versions to fuller productions with more instrumentation. Whichever style of music you’re pitching, the music should have genre-appropriate instrumentation, engineering, and production. A great vocal performance that’s solid from start to finish should also help you stand out for this pitch.

    Do NOT copy the references in any way, shape, or form. Use them only as a guide for tempo, tone, and vibe. **Era **and/orgenre appropriate Broadcast Quality is needed.

    This company often averages several placements per week, and many of those are TAXI members who’ve been signed with this company because they submitted to a listing like this! This company offers EXCLUSIVE deals and pays an upfront fee for the copyright and master recording. You’ll keep the writer’s share of the publishing. Please submit as many Songs as you like, online or per CD. All submissions will be screened on a Yes/No basis - Short critiques only. Submissions must be received no later than 11:59PM (PDT) on Wednesday, May 1st, 2019. TAXI #Y190501DR

    Join to submit your music to this opportunity now.Members submit to this opportunity.

    Instrumental (Multiple Genres)

    Return to List of Categories

    ORIGINAL SALSA INSTRUMENTAL CUES are needed by a very successful, NON-Exclusive Music Library that gets tons of placements in TV Shows, Films, and TV Commercials. They’re on the hunt for Mid-To-Up-Tempo Instrumental Cues that are in the general stylistic range of the references below:

    “La Agarro Bajando” by Gilberto Santa Rosa

    “Te Va A Doler” by Maelo Ruiz

    NOTE: Over the course of the next few days you may see quite a few requests for Latin Instrumentals in different styles. The reason is that several companies received similar requests for the same show. Given that each of these companies regularly places music (much of it from TAXI members) on this show, you may want to increase your chances by submitting to more than one of these libraries if you've got the music!

    Although these references have vocals in them, this request is for Instrumental Cues only.

    Please submit original, Salsa Instrumentals that have plenty of Latin authenticity. Give them pieces that inspire Salsa dancing or that sound like something you’d hear while eating at a Mexican restaurant. If you're planning on using Virtual Instruments or samples, they need to sound like the real deal. Anything that sounds stiff, obviously quantized, or synth-y won’t work well for this request.

    All submissions should be about 90 seconds long (give or take). If you go a little long, don’t sweat it! Non-faded, buttoned/stinger endings will work best. Please do NOT copy the referenced artists or songs in any way, shape, or form. Use them only as a general guide for tempo, texture, tone, and overall vibe. Broadcast quality is needed.

    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. All Submissions will be screened on a Yes/No basis. No full critiques. Please submit as many Instrumental Cues as you’d like, online or per CD.  Submissions must be received no later than 11:59PM (PDT) on Thursday, April 25th, 2019.  TAXI #Y190425SA

    Join to submit your music to this opportunity now.Members submit to this opportunity.

    ALTERNATIVE R&B INSTRUMENTAL TRACKS are needed by a Major Record Label A&R Executive for a newly signed up-and-coming Artist.

    They’re looking for Instrumentals in All Tempos that are in the general stylistic ballpark of artists like (but not limited to) H.E.R, SZA, Summer Walker, etc., etc., etc. Please listen to the following references to get a feel for the style they need:

    WARNING: Some of the following references have graphic and explicit lyrics. Listener discretion is advised.

    “Could've Been” by H.E.R. ft. Bryson Tiller

    “Broken Clocks” by SZA

    “Girls Need Love Remix” by Summer Walker ft. Drake

    Although the references have vocals, this request is for Instrumentals only!

    NOTE: The bar will be high for this request, so please submit your very best! They’re going to be looking for Instrumental Tracks that sound more like they belong on a hit record, and less like what might be found in a Production Music Library.

    Please submit innovative Alternative R&B Instrumentals with smooth and sultry melodies and engaging rhythms. Your Instrumental Tracks should be polished, well-produced, very “vibey,” and a bit moody. Your submissions should be up to the standards of contemporary Alt-R&B music so the writer is able to take it to the next level!

    The deal will be negotiated between you and the Collaborator(s), but it’s pretty obvious that the deal is likely to be a co-write with whoever adds the top line. Your production and recording quality needs to be clean, clear, well balanced and mix. Please submit as many Instrumental Tracks as you’d like, online or on CD. All submissions will be screened on a Yes/No basis - Short Critiques only. Submissions must be received no later than 11:59PM (PDT) on Saturday, April 27th, 2019.  TAXI #Y190427RB

    Join to submit your music to this opportunity now.Members submit to this opportunity.

    CONTEMPORARY TOP 40-STYLE HIP-HOP/RAP INSTRUMENTAL TRACKS are needed by a Major Record Label A&R Executive for a range of artists on their roster. They’re looking for Mid-to-Up-Tempo Instrumentals that could stylistically be right up the alley of (but not limited to) these references:

    WARNING: The following references may contain graphic and explicit lyrics. Listener discretion is advised.

    “Wow” by Post Malone

    “Sally Walker” by Iggy Azalea

    “Going Bad” by Meek Mill ft. Drake

    Although the references have vocals, this request is for Instrumental Tracks only!

    NOTE: They’re in search of Instrumental Tracks that sound more like they belong on a hit record and less like what might be found in a Production Music Library.

    Please send them current-sounding Rap/Hip-Hop Instrumentals that can help propel one of this Label's Rappers all the way to the Top 40. Your submission should be rhythmically and melodically engaging, with speaker-knocking drums, catchy melodies, and cool-sounding ear candy throughout. Any virtual instruments you use need to be current-sounding and of high quality. No dated production/arrangements, please!

    The deal will be negotiated between you and the Collaborator(s), but it’s pretty obvious that the deal is likely to be a co-write with whoever adds the top line. Your production and recording quality needs to be clean, clear, well balanced, and good enough to represent your song well. Please submit as many Instrumental Tracks as you’d like, online or on CD. All submissions will be screened on a Yes/No basis - Short Critiques only. Submissions must be received no later than 11:59PM (PDT) on Saturday, April 27th, 2019.  TAXI #Y190427HH

    Join to submit your music to this opportunity now.Members submit to this opportunity.


    ORIGINAL SURF ROCK INSTRUMENTALS are needed for a several $4,500, NON-Exclusive, Direct-to-Music Supervisor placements in an Action Adventure Fantasy TV Series. This Music Supervisor needs Guitar-Driven, Mid-to-Up-Tempo Instrumentals that would fit on a playlist with these references, which the Music Supervisor gave us:

    “Miserlou” by Dick Dale

    “Wipe Out” by Surfaris

    “Pipeline” by The Chantays

    NOTE: Over the course of the next few days you will see quite a few requests from this Music Supervisor as he is working on a series that uses Guitar-based music to represent different eras in music history. This series will need a LOT of different kinds of guitar music, and the Music Supervisor will be using TAXI as one of his primary sources to find that music!

    Please submit well-crafted Instrumentals that instantly transport listeners back to the sun-soaked, sandy beaches of Southern California where it all began. Having Electric guitars with tremolo and whammy bar in your production could help get you in the stylistic wheelhouse.

    Although Surf Rock music tends to be instrumental, if your tune has some minimalist vocal phrases placed throughout (a la the "Wipe Out" reference) that's okay! That was quite common in this genre. Male vocalists only, though, per the Music Supervisor.

    NOTE: Recently recorded Instrumentals, as well as Vintage recordings, are both fair game for this request; howeverthis Music Supervisor would prefer to hear NEWER recordings that authentically capture the requested musical style.

    Quoting the Music Supervisor: “I need uplifting Instrumentals with plenty of dynamics and Infectious Riffs! Great catchy rhythms with deep pocket energy and drive. These tracks need to feel and sound like the real deal.”

    Please don’t mention specific names, places, dates, times, brands, or 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.

    The estimated license fee for each of these placements is $4,500, depending on the ultimate placement. These will be Direct-to-Music Supervisor placements, so you’ll keep 100% ownership of your Master and Composition rights, plus you’ll also get 100% of the sync fee and any applicable performance royalties. You must own or control your Master and Copyright to pitch for this opportunity. Please submit as many Instrumentals as you’d like, online or per CD; please include Lyrics. All submissions will be screened on a Yes/No basis - No full critiques. Time permitting, the Music Supervisor himself might be able to screen submissions for this request! Submissions must be received no later than 11:59PM (PDT) on Thursday, May 2nd, 2019.  TAXI #Y190502SR

    Join to submit your music to this opportunity now.Members submit to this opportunity.

    CURRENT-SOUNDING RAP/HIP-HOP INSTRUMENTAL CUES are needed by a successful Boutique Music Library with a very solid track record of TV and Film placements.

    NOTE: This company pays an Upfront Fee to Composers! Because this company has just started requesting music from TAXI's members, chances are you don’t have any material in their catalog yet!

    They’re looking for Mid-To-Up-Tempo Cues in the stylistic range of the references below:

    WARNING: Some of the references have graphic and explicit lyrics and imagery. Listener discretion is advised.

    “Pure Water” by Mustard, Migos

    “Legacy” by Offset ft. Travis Scott, 21 Savage

    “Drip Too Hard” by Lil Baby x Gunna

    Although the references have vocals, please submit Instrumentals only for this pitch.

    Please submit modern, current-sounding Rap/Hip-Hop Instrumental Cues that are in the stylistic ballpark of the references. Your Instrumentals should have heavy, speaker-knocking drums, catchy melodies, and cool-sounding ear candy throughout. Build your Cue around a central melodic theme, while adding and removing layers of instruments as your piece progresses to create forward momentum and dynamics. Be sure to avoid anything that’s overly busy as it could distract from dialogue in scenes that it’s used in.

    Your submissions should be about 2 minutes long (give or take) with Non-Faded, Buttoned/Stinger endings. 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. Also, do not submit any material with unauthorized samples of other artists’ songs, sounds, or any other form of media. Broadcast Quality is needed.

    This Company pays $100 per Cue for an EXCLUSIVE deal in which they get 100% of the Publisher’s share, and you’ll get 100% of the Writer’s share. You must own or control 100% of 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 as many Instrumental Cues as you’d like, online or per CD. All submissions will be screened on a Yes/No basis - Short Critiques only. Submissions must be received no later than 11:59PM (PDT) on Thursday, May 2nd, 2019.  TAXI #Y190502RP

    Join to submit your music to this opportunity now.Members submit to this opportunity.

    TOP 40-STYLE POP INSTRUMENTAL CUES with an Urban Flair are needed by a successful Music Licensing Company that's very aggressive when it comes to pitching. They’re looking for Mid-Tempo Instrumental Cues that could stylistically fit on a playlist with these examples:

    “Eastside” by benny blanco, Halsey & Khalid

    “Better” by Khalid

    Although the references have vocals, this request is for Instrumentals only.

    Please submit contemporary Pop Instrumental Cues with Urban rhythms and elements peppered in. Your production should be as fresh and contemporary as the references, so please steer clear of any instruments or elements that sound dated! Be sure to add and subtract layers of instrumentation as your Cues progress to create a sense of dynamics and forward momentum while sticking to a main theme.

    TAXI TIP: Our best advice––keep it simple! They’re not looking for busy tracks, they need sparse Instrumentals that could create a cool backdrop for the shows they’re pitching to. Stay out of the way of dialogue!

    All submissions should be about 90 seconds in length (give or take). Non-faded, Buttoned/Stinger endings will work best. Please do NOT copy the referenced artists or songs in any way, shape, or form. Use them only as a general guide for tempo, texture, tone, and overall vibe. Broadcast quality is needed.

    This company offers an EXCLUSIVE deal. You’ll split any 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 100% of 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 as many Instrumental Cues as you’d like, online or per CD. All submissions will be screened on a Yes/No basis - Short Critiques only. Submissions must be received no later than 11:59PM (PDT) on Saturday, May 4th, 2019.  TAXI #Y190504PC

    Join to submit your music to this opportunity now.Members submit to this opportunity.

    CONTEMPORARY DANCE/POP INSTRUMENTAL CUES are needed by a hard-working, successful Music Licensing Company for transition scenes in Reality Shows. They’re looking for Mid-To-Up-Tempo Instrumental Cues that fit stylistically with the following examples:

    "I Found You" by benny blanco & Calvin Harris

    "Promises" by Calvin Harris, Sam Smith

    Although the references have vocals, this request is for Instrumentals only.

    Please send them well-crafted Dance/Pop Instrumental Cues with current-sounding electronic elements. Your Instrumental should have a clean, polished mix, and should be rhythmically engaging from start to finish. Build your Cue around a catchy central melodic idea, and add and subtract layers of instrumentation as your Cue progresses to keep it from sounding too linear or repetitive.

    TAXI Tip: You’d be wise to keep your production open and sparse, avoiding anything that could interfere with a scene’s dialogue.

    All submissions should be about 90 seconds in length (give or take). Non-faded, Buttoned/Stinger endings will work best. Please do NOT copy the referenced artists or songs in any way, shape, or form. Use them only as a general guide for tempo, texture, tone, and overall vibe. Broadcast quality is needed.

    This company offers an EXCLUSIVE deal. You’ll split any 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 100% of 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 as many Instrumental Cues as you’d like, online or per CD. All submissions will be screened on a Yes/No basis - Short Critiques only. Submissions must be received no later than 11:59PM (PDT) on Saturday, May 4th, 2019.  TAXI #Y190504DP

    Join to submit your music to this opportunity now.Members submit to this opportunity.

    NEW LISTING --

    MOTIVATIONAL-Sounding INSTRUMENTALS are needed for Corporate Videos by a very busy Music Library with a super long list of placements.

    They’re searching for Mid-to-Up-Tempo Instrumentals that are in the general stylistic wheelhouse of the following examples:

    NOTE: We recently ran this request as a TAXI Dispatch Listing (TAXI # D190416MS) but the company asked us to find them even more material!
    So, if you submitted to TAXI # D190416MS, please submit different material this time around!

    Motivational Music Instrumental

    Dramatic Motivational Background

    Please submit well-crafted Instrumentals that are motivating and inspiring from beginning to end. Your submissions should have driving beats, triumphant builds, and uplifting melodies. Your submission should be primarily organic-based; however, you can have some electronic elements sprinkled in. Please make sure any samples or Virtual Instruments you use sound convincing and realistic.

    TAXI Tip: Having a “motivational” sound and vibe that could work as “wallpaper” in a variety of corporate-style videos will help you hit the sweet spot for this request!

    Quoting the Music Library: “Writers should be aware that corporate video music doesn’t mean cheesy, low production values or bad MIDI sounds, of course!”

    Your submissions should be at least 2 – 3 minutes long, give or take. Non-faded, buttoned endings with good edit points throughout your piece are needed for this pitch. Do NOT copy the referenced examples in any way shape or form. Use them only as a general guide for tempo, tone, texture, and overall vibe. Broadcast Quality is needed.

    This company offers an EXCLUSIVE 50/50 deal, and a 50/50 split for any applicable download fees by clients from their Library! Because 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. 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 submit. Please send as many Instrumentals as you’d like, online or per CD. All submissions will be screened on a Yes/No basis – Short critiques only. Submissions must be received no later than 11:59 PM (PST) on Sunday, May 5th, 2019.  TAXI #Y190505MV

    Join to submit your music to this opportunity now.Members submit to this opportunity.


    CONTEMPORARY FUTURE BASS INSTRUMENTAL CUES are needed by a successful Boutique Music Library with a very solid track record of TV and Film placements.

    NOTE: This company pays an Upfront Fee to Composers! Because this company has just started requesting music from TAXI's members, chances are you don’t have any material in their catalog yet!

    They’re looking for a bunch of Mid-to-Up-Tempo Instrumental Cues that would fit well on a playlist with the following references:

    “Everybody Hates Me” by The Chainsmokers

    “In The Name Of Love” by Martin Garrix & Bebe Rexha

    Although the references have vocals, please submit Instrumentals only for this pitch.

    Please send them well-composed Future Bass Instrumental Cues with a fresh, modern sound. Your production should have cutting-edge production techniques that create awesome drops and builds. Build your submissions around a catchy central melodic theme, and keep it interesting, dynamic, and forward-moving by layering electronic elements in and out as your Instrumental Cue progresses.

    Your submissions should be about 2 minutes long (give or take) with Non-Faded, Buttoned/Stinger endings. 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.

    This Company pays $100 per Cue for an EXCLUSIVE deal in which they get 100% of the Publisher’s share, and you’ll get 100% of the Writer’s share. You must own or control 100% of 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 as many Instrumental Cues as you’d like, online or per CD. All submissions will be screened on a Yes/No basis - Short Critiques only. Submissions must be received no later than 11:59PM (PDT) on Wednesday, May 8th, 2019.  TAXI #Y190508FB

    Join to submit your music to this opportunity now.Members submit to this opportunity.

    CONTEMPORARY TRAP/RAP INSTRUMENTAL CUES are needed by a hard-working, successful Music Licensing Company. They’re looking for Mid-to-Up-Tempo Instrumental Cues that could fit stylistically with the following examples:

    “Pure Cocaine” by Lil Baby

    “First Off” by Future ft. Travis Scott

    Although the references have vocals, this request is for Instrumentals only.

    Please submit rhythmically and melodically engaging Trap/Rap Instrumentals with a modern sound. Your Instrumentals should have heavy, speaker-knocking percussion and cool-sounding ear candy throughout in order to keep them from sounding too linear or repetitive. Build your submissions around a catchy central melodic theme, and keep it dynamic and forward-moving by layering elements in and out as your piece progresses.

    TAXI TIP: Our best advice––keep it simple! They’re not looking for busy tracks, they need sparse Instrumentals that could create a cool backdrop for the shows they’re pitching to. Stay out of the way of dialogue, and you could be golden!

    All submissions should be about 90 seconds in length (give or take). Non-faded, Buttoned/Stinger endings will work best. Please do NOT copy the referenced artists or songs in any way, shape, or form. Use them only as a general guide for tempo, texture, tone, and overall vibe. Broadcast quality is needed.

    This company offers an EXCLUSIVE deal. You’ll split any 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 100% of 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 as many Instrumental Cues as you’d like, online or per CD. All submissions will be screened on a Yes/No basis - Short Critiques only. Submissions must be received no later than 11:59PM (PDT) on Friday, May 10th, 2019.  TAXI #Y190510TR

    Join to submit your music to this opportunity now.Members submit to this opportunity.

    URBAN DRAMEDY INSTRUMENTAL CUES are needed by a hot International Music Library that’s been signing a lot of TAXI members to keep up with their increasing demand. They love receiving music from TAXI members, and have requested even more!

    They’re on the hunt for Mid-To-Up-Tempo Instrumental Cues that are in the general stylistic ballpark of the examples below:

    Check Yourself: S9 E14 (From 1:27 - 2:01)

    Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta (From 1:23-1:55)

    Please give them well-crafted Dramedy Instrumental Cues with a noticeable Urban vibe, feel, and style. Your Cues should have contemporary instrumentation and solid production values from top to bottom.

    Be sure to build your Cue around a central melodic theme, while adding and subtracting layers of instrumentation as it progresses to create dynamics and movement. Please avoid anything that sounds overly busy, as it could distract from a scene’s dialogue. If you can picture your Instrumental Cue working well in a variety of comical scenes in Urban-centric Reality TV Shows, send it in!

    TAXI Tip: This library needs a bunch of fresh Instrumental Cues in this genre; so if you’ve got the goods, don’t be shy about submitting multiple pieces for consideration!

    All submissions should be at least 60 seconds in length (somewhere in the ballpark of 60 seconds to 2 minutes is probably your best bet.) Good edit points and Non-Faded, Buttoned/Stinger endings are strongly encouraged. Do NOT copy the examples in any way, shape, or form. Use them only as a general guide for tempo, tone, texture and overall vibe. Broadcast Quality is needed.

    This company offers an EXCLUSIVE deal, so please be sure the songs you pitch for this opportunity are NOT already signed with any other Companies or Catalogs. Any sync fees will be split 50/50 with the Company. 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 submit. Please submit as many Instrumental Cues as you'd like, 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, May 11th, 2019.  TAXI #Y190511UD

    Join to submit your music to this opportunity now.Members submit to this opportunity.

    ACOUSTIC GUITAR-Based ALT-COUNTRY INSTRUMENTALS are needed by a hard-working Non-Exclusive Music Library that’s always landing placements in TV Shows, Film projects, and most recently, Movie Trailers!

    They’re looking for Mid-to-Up-Tempo Instrumentals that could fit in the general stylistic wheelhouse of the references below:

    “Sandusky” by Uncle Tupelo

    “A Song For You” by Ryan Adams

    Although one of the references has vocals, this request is for Instrumentals ONLY.

    The company has requested Alt-Country Instrumentals "with a summertime feel." Instrumentation can vary for this pitch but should be predominantly acoustic-driven and in the general style of the references. You'd be smart to submit Instrumentals that are more geared towards use in advertising, as opposed to background Reality TV cues.

    Your submissions should be about 2 minutes long (give or take), with Non-Faded/ Buttoned endings. Please 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.

    This Library offers a NON-EXCLUSIVE, 50/50 Deal. You’ll get 50% of any sync fees and 100% of the Writer’s share. The Publisher will get 50% of sync fees and 100% of the Publisher’s Share. You’ll keep 100% of the original copyright and master recording. You must own or control the Master and Copyright to submit to this pitch. Please submit as many Instrumentals as you’d like, online or per CD. All submissions will be screened on a Yes/No basis – Short critiques only. Submissions must be received no later than 11:59PM (PDT) on Sunday, May 12th, 2019.  TAXI #Y190512CT

    Join to submit your music to this opportunity now.Members submit to this opportunity.

    Latin

    Return to List of Categories

    LATIN FLAVORED POP SONGS with English lyrics and Female Vocals are needed by a Major Label Producer for a HUGE Latin Artist with multiple #1 hits! Our client is looking for chart-worthy, Mid-to-Up-Tempo Songs that could be found on the same playlist as the references we got directly from him:

    “Get Right” by Jennifer Lopez

    “Baby Boy” by Beyonce ft. Sean Paul

    “Ain't Your Mama” by Jennifer Lopez

    Quoting the Producer: “The artist is looking for Latin-Flavored Pop Hits in the vein of early Sean Paul and J-Lo. Tracks should be Mid-to-Up Tempo, Single contenders only. Think Latin and Urban rhythms intertwined with big Pop hooks.”

    Give them captivating songs that have a radio-friendly structure, a super memorable chorus, and sound like a HIT. Your submissions should be slick, polished, and have a crossover sound that can work in both the Pop and Latin markets. You’d be smart to have a great vocal performance on your recording to help sell the artist and the Producer on the idea of cutting your song.

    LYRIC Tip: Lyrically, aim for themes that focus on female empowerment and female sexual power (that's what they asked for!) Also, your lyrics do NOT need to be performed in Spanish for this request (the artist wants to record an album in English.)

    Your recording quality needs to be clean, well-balanced, and good enough to represent your song well. Please submit as many Songs as you’d like, online or per CD, Include Lyrics. Time permitting, the Producer himself may screen some or all of the submissions! All submissions must be received no later than 11:59PM (PDT) on Tuesday, May 7th, 2019.  TAXI #Y190507LP

    Join to submit your music to this opportunity now.Members submit to this opportunity.


    Pop

    Return to List of Categories

    FUN POP SONGS with Female Vocals are needed for an (up to) $3,000, NON-Exclusive, Direct-to-Music Supervisor placement in a Pilot for a New TV series on a Major Network. This Supervisor is looking for Up-Tempo Songs that are in the general stylistic ballpark of these references the Music Supervisor gave us:

    “Confident” by Demi Lovato

    “BO$$ (BOSS)” by Fifth Harmony

    “Like A Champion” by Selena Gomez

    “Sorry Not Sorry” by Demi Lovato

    Please send contemporary-sounding Pop Songs that have a fresh, fun vibe and sound. Your production can vary but should be current and modern. Please do not submit any material that sounds moody or dark. Having a vocal with a solid, confident delivery will help your chances for this pitch!

    LYRIC Tip: Lyrics should cover themes like earning, working hard, female empowerment, being a boss, fashion, and glamour. Lyrics that don’t have references to specific names, dates, times, brands, and places might make your song easier to use (from the Supervisor’s perspective), but that wasn't mandated in the brief.

    Do not copy the referenced acts 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.

    The estimated license fee for this placement will be between $2,000-$3,000, depending on the ultimate use. This is a Direct-to-Music Supervisor placement, so you’ll keep 100% ownership of your Master and Composition rights, plus you’ll also get 100% of the sync fee and any applicable performance royalties. You must own or control your Master and Copyright to pitch for this opportunity. Please submit as many Songs as you’d like, online or per CD. All submissions will be screened on a Yes/No basis - No full critiques. A member of the Music Supervisor’s team is slated to screen submissions for this, time permitting! Submissions must be received no later than 11:59PM (PDT) on Friday, April 26th, 2019.  TAXI #Y190426PP

    Join to submit your music to this opportunity now.Members submit to this opportunity.

    INDIE-POP or ALT-POP SONGS are needed by FRIDAY for an (up to) $7,500, Non-Exclusive, Direct-to-Music-Supervisor placement for a popular TV Series on a Major Cable Network.

    They’re searching for contemporary Songs with Male or Female Vocals in All Tempos in the general stylistic range of the following references they provided us:

    Quoting the brief from the Music Supervisor:
    "Looking for a song that hits as many of the points below as possible!"

    Lyrically:
    We like the direction of Panic at the Disco's “Dying In LA”

    Tonally:
    Hoping for a nostalgic, driving, emotive, and tension-building track that gets the throwback emotions stirring, either via a recognizable vocalist, cover, or heartstring pulling instrumental à la:

    “Treat You Better” by RÜFÜS DU SOL

    “Somebody Else” by The 1975

    “broken bones.” by Wingtip

    Instrumentally:
    Glossy, sleek and synthy, driving, and building percussion à la Taylor Swift's “...Ready For It”

    Do NOT copy the referenced artists or songs in any way, shape, or form. Use them only as a guide for tempo, texture, and overall attitude. Broadcast Quality is needed.

    Note from the Source: If your song is selected for this request, it will also be in the running for use in several of the network's soundtracks, marketing, and promotion campaigns. Selected artists/songs will get lots of exposure through these campaigns, so it's important to make sure your vocal performance and production are really strong.

    The estimated license fee for this placement is $7,500 depending on the ultimate use. 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 by a TAXI A&R Team member who was specifically chosen by them - No full critiques. Please submit as many Songs as you’d like, online or per CD. Submissions must be received no later than 11:59PM (PDT) on Friday, April 26th, 2019.  TAXI #Y190426CA

    Join to submit your music to this opportunity now.Members submit to this opportunity.

    CONTEMPORARY DANCE POP SONGS with FEMALE Vocals are needed by a highly experienced boutique Music Licensing Company with lots of placements in A-List Films and TV Shows. The Company needs Mid-to-Up-Tempo Songs in the general stylistic wheelhouse of (but not limited to) the following references they gave us:

    “Ain't My Fault” by Zara Larsson

    “Focus” by Ariana Grande

    “Confident” by Demi Lovato

    “…Ready For It?” by Taylor Swift

    Please submit well-crafted, dance-y Pop Songs with A+ melodies, fresh production, and a super-catchy chorus. Please be sure your vocal performance has tons of personality, with a slick Pop-style delivery that could fit alongside the referenced artists.

    Lyric Tip: They're looking to hear lyric themes that are based around one of the following: empowerment, love, breakups, or general bragging (as in, "I'm better off without ya!"). Please avoid references to specific names, dates, times, places, 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, texture, and tone. Broadcast Quality is needed.

    The Licensing 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 the 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 as many Songs as you’d like, online or per CD. All submissions will be screened on a Yes/No basis - short critiques only.
    Submissions must be received no later than 11:59PM (PDT) on Monday, April 29th, 2019.  TAXI #Y190429DP

    Join to submit your music to this opportunity now.Members submit to this opportunity.

    INDIE POP ARTISTS or BANDS with Male or Female Vocals are needed by a new, well-funded Music Platform designed to help artists raise funds while engaging their fans! They’re looking for Mid-to-Up-Tempo Songs that could be found on the same playlist with the following references our client gave us and other acts like them:

    “Strangers” by Sigrid

    “bury a friend” by Billie Eilish

    IMPORTANT NOTE: This company is primarily looking for Artists or Bands who have songs with a large number of plays on YouTube, Spotify, and Apple Music and who also have a large following on social media (i.e. Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.) If you’re a new artist or band and don’t have a track record of impressive figures yet, please do not submit to this particular request. Sorry, client's request, not ours!

    Please submit well-produced Pop songs that have a cool indie vibe and that push the creative envelope a bit. Top-notch songwriting, contemporary melodies, and a chart-worthy chorus are all elements your song should have if you want to stick out for this request. Be sure your vocals are impressive from top to bottom and are packed with a ton of Indie swagger!

    Your bio should highlight any touring/live show experience and impressive sales and/or streaming figures you may have.

    This Company lets the Artist keep 100% of the money they raise! The specific deal terms will be negotiated between you and the Music Company. Please do not submit songs that are already in other catalogs or signed to any publishing companies, as you must own or control your Copyright and Master Recording to pitch for this opportunity.

    Please submit as many Songs as you’d like, online or per CD. Please include lyrics, photos, and a bio. Submitting more than one song to this Listing is a good idea, as it can be a great way to show that you have some depth and range in your material. All Submissions will be reviewed by a TAXI Screener and must be received no later than 11:59PM (PDT) on Monday, April 29th, 2019.  TAXI #S190429PA

    Join to submit your music to this opportunity now.Members submit to this opportunity.

    CONTEMPORARY DANCE POP SONGS with a FUNK/DISCO FLAVOR and Male Vocals are needed by a highly experienced boutique Music Licensing Company with lots of placements in A-List Films and TV Shows.

    The Company is searching for Mid-to-Up-Tempo Songs in the general stylistic wheelhouse of (but not limited to) the following references they gave us:

    “Perm” by Bruno Mars

    “Lost In Japan” by Shawn Mendes, Zedd

    “Come Get It Bae” by Pharrell Williams

    Please submit modern Pop songs with a cool Funk/Disco vibe that would fit seamlessly on a playlist with the references above. Your production should include contemporary instrumentation and some live Funk instrumentation and grooves. Your solid vocal performance should have plenty of personality and attitude.

    Lyric Tip: They're looking to hear lyric themes that are based around one of the following: empowerment, love, breakups or general bragging. Yep, they asked for bragging! Please avoid references to specific names, dates, times, places, 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, texture, and tone. Broadcast Quality is needed.

    The Licensing 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 the 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 as many Songs as you’d like, online or per CD. All submissions will be critiqued by a TAXI Screener. Submissions must be received no later than 11:59 PM (PST) on Tuesday, April 30th, 2019.  TAXI #S190430DP

    Join to submit your music to this opportunity now.Members submit to this opportunity.


    DARK, MOODY ELECTRO-POP SONGS with Female Vocals are needed by a very successful, EXCLUSIVE Music Library for Sync placements. Please send well-crafted Songs in All Tempos that are stylistically in the wheelhouse of these references the Music Library gave us:

    “Trampoline” by Shaed

    “Hurt Me Now” by Austra

    “You Should See Me In A Crown” by Billie Eilish

    Give them well-crafted Songs that push the creative envelope with their dark, moody vibe and style. Your production and arrangement can vary but should feel at home with the references above. Having a cool, compelling vocal performance (in the context of this genre) could be helpful for this request!

    No specific lyric themes were requested, but sticking to concepts heard on the Darker, Moodier side of the Electro-Pop genre should work best. Avoiding 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.

    This Library offers an EXCLUSIVE deal, so the material you submit for this request CANNOT be signed with any other publishers or catalogs. Sync fees will be split 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 to pitch for this opportunity. Please submit as many Songs as you’d like, online or per CD. All submissions will be screened on a Yes/No basis - Short critiques only. Submissions must be received no later than 11:59PM (PDT) on Monday, May 6th, 2019.  TAXI #Y190506MP

    Join to submit your music to this opportunity now.Members submit to this opportunity.

    CONTEMPORARY POP HITS with some FUNK flavor and Male Vocals are needed by a Major Label Producer for a Major Label artist and actor with a very large fan base. The Producer is on the hunt for Up-Tempo Songs in the general stylistic ballpark of the following references we got from him:

    “Blurred Lines” by Robin Thicke ft. T.I, Pharrell

    "How Long" by Charlie Puth

    “Get Lucky” by Daft Punk

    TAXI Tip: This producer told us he's happy to listen to and consider Stripped-Down Demos, assuming your songs are super strong. That said, he mentioned that FULL productions are preferred.

    Please submit current, innovative, chart-ready Songs with a cool, retro-Funk appeal. Your submissions should have infectious grooves, fresh melodies that are easy to sing along with, and a super memorable chorus! Your production can contain live and/or electronic instrumentation, as long as it has as much Funk appeal as the referenced acts.

    Quoting the Producer: “This artist is reinventing himself. He needs Top-40 radio-ready Pop songs that can make people dance. Your song needs to have big hooks with Funk and R&B elements.”

    Your recording quality needs to be clean, well balanced, and good enough to represent your song well. Please submit as many Songs as you’d like, online or per CD, Include Lyrics. Time permitting, the Producer himself may screen some or all of the submissions! All submissions must be received no later than 11:59PM (PDT) on Monday, May 6th, 2019.  TAXI #Y190506CP

    Join to submit your music to this opportunity now.Members submit to this opportunity.

    FUN POP SONGS RECORDED BETWEEN 1990–1999 with Male or Female Vocals are needed by an A-List Music Publisher for Film and TV sync licensing. If you’ve got old recordings that sound like they could be on a playlist with the following references, you might have exactly what this awesome publisher needs:

    “How Bizarre” by OMC

    “Tubthumping” by Chumbawamba

    “Every Morning” by Sugar Ray

    “Save Tonight” by Eagle-Eye Cherry

    You can submit old masters or old demos for this pitch. 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. The Publisher is much more interested in finding music that sounds authentic to the time period. They are the hot, go-to company for a long list of extremely popular TV shows and Feature Films when music from a specific time period is needed.

    The Publisher pays you upfront for the master rights and the Publisher’s share of the copyright, and you keep the Writer’s Share and earn income from performance royalties paid by your Performing Rights Organization.

    This company often averages several placements per week, and many of those 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 deals with this company. Several have even received upfront 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.

    Make sure your Songs were actually recorded between 1990-1999, otherwise this company cannot use them! They DO NOT want material that was recently recorded and made to sound old. They can only use AUTHENTIC, ORIGINAL, VINTAGE RECORDINGS, and only if the sound quality is reasonably good. This is a golden opportunity to make money with music you might have thought had no hope in today’s market!

    Your name needs to be on the copyright. Your Songs need to be original compositions (no covers), and you need to own or control the copyright and master recordings to submit for this pitch. DO NOT SUBMIT FOR FRIENDS! Please submit as many Songs as you’d like, online or per CD. Please include lyrics. All submissions will be screened on a Yes/No basis – Short Critiques only. Submissions must be received no later than 11:59PM (PDT) on Tuesday, May 7th, 2019. TAXI #Y190507FP

    Join to submit your music to this opportunity now.Members submit to this opportunity.

    FEMALE EMPOWERMENT POP SONGS (with Female Vocals) are needed by a Major Label Producer for a HUGE International K-POP Artist that recently signed to a U.S. Major Label.

    He’s looking for Mid-to-Up-Tempo Songs in the general stylistic ballpark of artists like (but not limited to) Dua Lipa, K/DA, etc., etc., etc. Please listen to the following references he gave us to get a feel for the style he needs:

    “New Rules” by Dua Lipa

    POP/STARS” by K/DA

    “IDGAF” by Dua Lipa

    Quoting the Music Producer: “This artist needs BIG songs with some Urban and R&B elements and huge hooks.”

    Please submit current-sounding Songs with chart-topping Pop production. Your songs need to be well-performed from start to finish, with a big, radio-ready chorus that’ll make this artist beg to cut your song.

    NOTE: Your lyrics can be in English and should focus on Female Empowerment themes.

    Your recording quality needs to be clean, well-balanced, and good enough to represent your song well. Please submit as many Songs as you’d like, online or per CD, Include Lyrics. Time permitting, the Producer himself may screen some or all of the submissions! All submissions must be received no later than 11:59PM (PDT) on Tuesday, May 7th, 2019.  TAXI #Y190507EM

    Join to submit your music to this opportunity now.Members submit to this opportunity.

    CONTEMPORARY INDIE POP SONGS with FEMALE Vocals are needed by a very successful EXCLUSIVE Music Library for Sync placements. Please send well-crafted Mid-to-Up-Tempo Songs that are stylistically in the wheelhouse of these references the Music Library gave us:

    “bad guy” by Billie Eilish

    “Disparate Youth” by Santigold

    "Guys My Age" by Hey Violet

    Please send them songs that have a strong commercial Pop structure and presence, but are also slightly left-of-center. Your production should be unique, modern, and hip, with  cool, current-sounding electronic elements. Be sure your vocal performance has a ton of “Indie swagger” and a great chorus.

    Your lyric themes should be in the general range of the references and other songs in that ballpark. Try to avoid references to specific names, dates, times, places, brands, and profanity if you’d like to increase your chances of getting your song used! Do not copy the referenced acts 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.

    This Library offers an EXCLUSIVE deal, so the material you submit for this request CANNOT be signed with any other publishers or catalogs. Sync fees will be split 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 to pitch for this opportunity. Please submit as many Songs as you’d like, online or per CD. All submissions will be screened on a Yes/No basis - Short critiques only. Submissions must be received no later than 11:59PM (PDT) on Friday, May 10th, 2019.  TAXI #Y190510PS

    Join to submit your music to this opportunity now.Members submit to this opportunity.


    CONTEMPORARY POP SONGS with some R&B/URBAN influence and FEMALE Vocals are needed by a highly successful, EXCLUSIVE Music Library for a variety of Film, TV, and Commercial placements. They’re looking for Songs that would fit in the general stylistic wheelhouse of these references we got directly from our client!

    WARNING: The following references may contain graphic and explicit lyrics. Listener discretion is advised.

    “break up with your girlfriend, i'm bored” by Ariana Grande

    “thank u, next” by Ariana Grande

    Give them radio-worthy Pop Songs with great melodies, polished-sounding production, and a distinct R&B/Urban flavor. You’d be wise to have a really catchy chorus. Your vocal performance should be well executed and in the general stylistic wheelhouse of the reference songs above (and others that could be on a playlist with them).

    LYRIC Tip: They didn’t ask for a specific lyric theme, but your lyrics should have a fresh, contemporary approach with themes commonly heard in the contemporary Pop genre. Lyrics that avoid references to specific names, dates, times, brands, and places could also help make your song more appealing.

    Please do NOT copy the referenced artist or songs in any way, shape, or form. Use them as a general guide for tempo, tone, and overall vibe. Broadcast Quality is needed.

    This Library offers an EXCLUSIVE deal, so the material you submit for this pitch CANNOT be signed with any other publishers or catalogs. Sync fees will be split 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 to pitch for this opportunity. Please submit as many Songs as you’d like, online or per CD. All submissions will be screened on a Yes/No basis - Short critiques only. Submissions must be received no later than 11:59PM (PDT) on Saturday, May 11th, 2019.  TAXI #Y190511PS

    Join to submit your music to this opportunity now.Members submit to this opportunity.

    Punk

    Return to List of Categories

    FRENCH PUNK SONGS with Male or Female Vocals are needed by the film division of a well-known Indie Label that’s currently producing a Feature Film. They’re looking for great Mid-to-Up-Tempo Songs that could be found on the same playlist as (but not limited to) acts like:

    “Lady Coca Cola” by Metal Urbain

    “Jeunesse de France” by La Souris Déglinguée

    “Purple Heart” by Asphalt Jungle

    NOTE: Your vocals MUST be performed in French.

    Please submit French-language Punk Songs that would stylistically fit the vibe and style of the references above and others like them. Your songs should be built around some great big guitars, a bit of aggression, and an in-your-face chorus. Be sure your production and arrangement are full of authenticity and your vocal performance is unique and appropriately stylized.

    They didn’t specify a particular lyric theme, but 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 as a general guide for tempo, tone, and overall vibe. Songs can be from any time period, but era-appropriate Broadcast Quality is needed.

    The specific deal points will be negotiated on a song-by-song, artist-by-artist basis directly with the Label. Please submit as many Songs as you’d like, online or per CD. All submissions will be screened on a Yes/No basis – Short critiques only. Submissions must be received no later than 11:59PM (PDT) on Wednesday, May 1st, 2019.  TAXI #Y190501FP

    Join to submit your music to this opportunity now.Members submit to this opportunity.

    R&B / Soul

    Return to List of Categories

    1970s - 1980s Style, Danceable FUNK SONGS with Male Vocals are needed by a 5-Star, EXCLUSIVE Music Licensing Company that has a killer track record of placing TAXI members' music in Film, TV, and Commercials.

    They’re looking for Mid-To-Up-Tempo Songs (Vintage or Contemporary Recordings can both work) in the general stylistic ballpark of the following references they gave us below:

    “September” by Earth Wind & Fire

    “Love Rollercoaster” by Ohio Players

    “Fantastic Voyage” by Lakeside

    “Jungle Love” by Morris Day and the Time

    Please send them original, danceable Funk Songs that have a classic, authentic Soul/Funk vibe and feel, reminiscent of the 1970s or (early) 1980s era. Your submissions should have tight, infectious grooves and super funky bass and guitar parts. Your vocal performance should be in the lane of the referenced acts and other acts like them.

    NOTE: Recent recordings that sound retro can work for this; but if you’ve got any original vintage pieces that actually date back to that era, this Music Library would LOVE to hear them!

    Lyric themes can vary but should veer in the direction of the references above, as well as other acts and songs of that era and style. Avoiding references to specific names, dates, times, and brands is generally a good idea for Film and TV music. 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. Era-Appropriate Broadcast quality is needed.

    This Library offers an EXCLUSIVE deal, so the material you submit for this request CANNOT be signed with any other publishers or catalogs. Sync fees will be split 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 to pitch for this opportunity. Please submit as many Songs as you’d like, online or per CD. All submissions will be screened on a Yes/No basis - Short critiques only. Submissions must be received no later than 11:59PM (PDT) on Thursday, April 25th, 2019.  TAXI #Y190425FK

    Join to submit your music to this opportunity now.Members submit to this opportunity.

    MODERN FUNK/SOUL ARTISTS or BANDS with Male or Female Vocals are needed by an eclectic Independent Record Label that’s looking for fresh new talent to sign to its roster.

    “Dancin to the Truth” by Dumpstaphunk

    “Touch Get Cut” by Galactic ft. Erica Falls

    “Damn!” by The Motet

    Please submit well-produced Funk/Soul songs that highlight your ability to captivate an audience, both lyrically and musically. Your production should have plenty of spunk and personality built around soulfully expressive melodies, funky bass lines, and tight drum grooves. Some cool horn parts might add a nice flavor too! Your vocal performance should be well performed from top to bottom, with a soulful delivery full of attitude!

    This company has never requested music from TAXI members, so this is an early chance to get on their radar!

    Note: You’d be wise to submit THREE songs per submission so they can see if you’ve got depth in your material. They’re looking for acts that they can take to the next level.

    Your production and recording quality needs to be clean, clear, well balanced, and good enough to represent your songs well. 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. If you’re an artist or band that’s just starting out and you don’t have much of a story or track record yet, but you do have an amazing sound, they’d still like to hear you!

    Please submit as many Songs as you like, online or per CD.  Please include lyrics, photo, 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 Monday, April 29th, 2019.  TAXI #Y190429FS

    Join to submit your music to this opportunity now.Members submit to this opportunity.

    CONTEMPORARY, INNOVATIVE R&B SONGS with FEMALE Vocals are needed by a highly successful, EXCLUSIVE Music Library for a variety of Film, TV, and Commercial placements. They’re looking for Songs that would fit in the general stylistic wheelhouse of these references we got directly from our client!

    WARNING: The following references may contain graphic and explicit lyrics. Listener discretion is advised.

    “Good As Hell” by Lizzo

    “Make Me Feel” by Janelle Monae

    Please submit soulfully expressive R&B songs that push the envelope a bit. Your submissions should have solid production, catchy melodies, captivating lyrics, and a great big, infectious chorus. A compelling vocal performance could help get this discerning company excited about your songs!

    TAXI Tip: You’d be wise to make sure your song is super cool and a little bit left of center, as opposed to submitting anything that’s straight down the middle of the Top 40 R&B lane.

    They didn’t ask for a specific lyric theme, but 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 as a general guide for tempo, tone, and overall vibe. Broadcast Quality is needed.

    This Library offers an EXCLUSIVE deal, so the material you submit for this pitch CANNOT be signed with any other publishers or catalogs. Sync fees will be split 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 to pitch for this opportunity. Please submit as many Songs as you’d like, online or per CD. All submissions will be screened on a Yes/No basis - Short critiques only. Submissions must be received no later than 11:59PM (PDT) on Tuesday, April 30th, 2019.  TAXI #Y190430RB

    Join to submit your music to this opportunity now.Members submit to this opportunity.


    CONTEMPORARY URBAN/R&B SONGS with Male or Female Vocals are needed by next TUESDAY for an (up to) $7,500, NON-Exclusive, Direct-to-Music Supervisor placement for a popular TV Series on a Major Cable Network.

    They’re searching for Mid-to-Up-Tempo Songs that would appeal to fans of the following references as well as other songs that could appear on a playlist alongside them:

    WARNING: Some of the references have graphic and explicit lyrics. Listener discretion advised.

    “Wild Thoughts” by DJ Khaled ft. Rihanna, Bryson Tiller

    “CRZY” by Kehlani

    “Undecided” by Chris Brown

    Note from the Source: If your song is selected for this request, it will also be considered for use in the network's numerous soundtracks and marketing/promotion campaigns. Selected artists/songs will get lots of exposure through these campaigns, so it's important to make sure your vocal performance and production are really strong. This network reaches over 350 million people worldwide, so the exposure could be tremendous!

    Give them soulfully expressive songs with a hook-driven chorus, loads of radio appeal, and a lyric idea that sounds fresh and super memorable the first time you hear it. Your submissions should have unforgettable melodies, modern production, and a contemporary R&B song structure. Be sure your vocal delivery is on par with the references.

    Although they didn’t ask for specific lyric themes, lyrics that avoid references to specific names, places, dates, times, brands, and profanity could make your song more appealing, although we don’t think it’s critical. 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.

    The estimated license fee for this placement is $7,500, depending on the ultimate use. 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 by a TAXI A&R Team member who was specifically chosen by the listing company - No full critiques. Please submit as many Songs as you’d like, online or per CD. Submissions must be received no later than 11:59PM (PDT) on Tuesday, April 30th, 2019.  TAXI #Y190430UR

    Join to submit your music to this opportunity now.Members submit to this opportunity.

    CHART-TOPPING R&B SONGS with Female Vocals are needed by a Major Record Label A&R Executive for a Grammy-nominated Artist that’s looking for songs for her new album. They’re searching for Mid-to-Up-Tempo Songs that would appeal to fans of the following references and could appear on a playlist alongside them:

    WARNING: Some of the references have graphic and explicit lyrics. Listener discretion is advised.

    “Shot Clock” by Ella Mai

    “Nunya” by Kehlani ft. Dom Kennedy

    “EX” by Kiana Ledé

    Give them soulfully expressive songs with a hook-driven chorus that’s loaded with radio appeal and a killer lyric idea that sounds fresh and super memorable the moment you first hear it. Your submissions should have unforgettable melodies, modern production, and a contemporary R&B song structure. Be sure your vocal delivery is professional, polished, and a bit seductive - use a pinch of attitude as the icing on the cake!

    Your recording quality needs to be good enough to represent your song well. Please submit as many Songs as you’d like 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, May 1st, 2019.  TAXI #Y190501RB

    Join to submit your music to this opportunity now.Members submit to this opportunity.

    RADIO-WORTHY R&B SONGS with Female Vocals are needed by a Major Label Producer for a Grammy-nominated Artist that’s looking for songs for her new album. The Producer is on the hunt for Mid-to-Up-Tempo Songs in the general stylistic vein of the following references we got from him:

    “Love Lies” by Normani Ft. Khalid

    “Hard Place” by H.E.R

    “Boo'd Up” by Ella Mai

    TAXI Tip: This producer told us he's happy to listen to and consider Stripped-Down Demos, assuming your songs are super strong. That said, he mentioned that FULL productions are preferred if you've got them.

    Please send him soulfully expressive songs with engaging melodies and conversational lyrics with interesting concepts (Explicit lyrics are OK). Your submissions should have modern, Top-40-radio-ready production, and a chorus that sounds like it could be a big hit. Your vocal should be well-performed, and your sound should echo the “R&B” aesthetic that the referenced acts share overall.

    Your recording quality needs to be clean, well-balanced, and good enough to represent your song well. Please submit as many Songs as you’d like, online or per CD, and include Lyrics. Time permitting, the Producer himself may screen some or all of the submissions! All submissions must be received no later than 11:59PM (PDT) on Monday, May 6th, 2019.  TAXI #Y190506RB

    Join to submit your music to this opportunity now.Members submit to this opportunity.

    Rap / Hip Hop

    Return to List of Categories

    EDGY, GRITTY SONGS with Male Vocals are needed for an (up to) $24,000, NON-Exclusive, Direct-to-Music Supervisor Montage Placement in a TV Series. They’re on a mission to find a Mid-to-Up-Tempo Song that falls within the general stylistic ballpark of the following reference we got from our client:

    “Sabotage” by Beastie Boys

    NOTE: The Music Supervisor really likes the Beastie Boys' “Sabotage” as an example of what could work in this scene. They're not looking for clones, copies, or soundalikes, but they’d love to find something that captures the vibe, sound, and feel.

    Other songs they referenced:

    “Gamma Knife” by King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard

    “Superbad” by Flux Pavilion & Doctor P

    Quoting the Music Supervisor: "This montage sequence features two skeevy, knucklehead characters who go on a crazy meth binge (Note: Drug use in the sequence) and have a good time doing so. We're looking for high-energy, fun, frenetic songs that capture and enhance that mood."

    It's notable that the references don't have a lot in common, so don’t look for a lot of commonality on a musical level. What they DO have in common is that they could all work well in a scene with a couple of meth heads! The first two refs have an undeniable edginess, and Superbad's lyric would be sort of tongue-in-cheek funny when playing while these two boneheads are partying.

    They're not looking for great songs in the typical, "this could be a hit" sort of way. Instead, they seem to be hunting for songs that make you feel how sleazy, skeevy, and wired the two meth heads are in the scene. That's what the TAXI screener will be listening for, not how great your chorus is or how well your vocal is performed! If your song would enhance the debauchery portrayed in the scene, the screener may forward it, and hopefully the Music Supervisor will love it when he or she plays it with the video.

    NOTE: The screener's feedback will likely NOT be on the order of, "Your chorus isn't big enough." It's more likely to be something like, "This doesn't sound or feel like it would work in this scene." The screener will not be judging the song itself so much as what the song can do for the scene. Please don’t send emails saying, “The screener only said my song didn’t work in the scene.”

    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.

    NOTE: If your song is selected, they will need a WAV file version of your Song and one of your Instrumental - but not yet! All you need to submit for now is the Full Song with vocals in the TAXI standard MP3 format, but please have a WAV version on hand and ready to send at a moment’s notice if you get a call or email from the Music Supervisor. If you don’t have the ability to get your Song and Instrumental in WAV format and in the Music Supervisor hands within an hour after being contacted, please don’t submit for this!

    The sync fee we were quoted is $24,000. 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 will likely 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.

    This a Direct-to-Music Supervisor placement, so you’ll keep 100% ownership of your Master and Composition rights, plus you’ll also get 100% of the sync fee and any applicable performance royalties. You must own or control your Master and Copyright to pitch for this opportunity. Please submit as many Songs as you’d like, online or per CD. All Submissions will be screened on a Yes/No basis by a TAXI screener handpicked by the Music Supervisor - Short critiques only. All Submissions must be received no later than 11:59PM (PDT) on Sunday, April 28th, 2019.  TAXI #Y190428RR

    Join to submit your music to this opportunity now.Members submit to this opportunity.

    NEW LISTING --

    2010-Style RAP/HIP-HOP SONGS with Male or Female Vocals are needed for an (up to) $5,000, NON-Exclusive, Direct-to-Supervisor placement in a specific scene in a TV Series on a Major Streaming service.

    This Supervisor is looking for Mid-to-Up-Tempo Songs that are in the general stylistic ballpark of the following references that were provided to us:

    “All I Do Is Win” by DJ Khaled

    “BedRock” by Young Money

    “Airplanes” by B.o.B ft. Hayley Williams

    “Love the Way You Lie” by Eminem ft. Rihanna

    Quoting the Source: “It is very important that your song has a clear 2010 style, nothing older sounding, nothing newer sounding.”

    Send them great Rap/Hip-Hop Songs with instrumentation, production, and vocals that sound like they would have been on the charts during 2010. Your submissions can be actual old school material recorded in 2010, or they can be songs recently recorded and just inspired by that era.

    TAXI Tip: You’d be wise to send Songs that sound more like records rather than material that sounds like it came from a Music Library.

    This song is needed for a “background source placement,” so the lyric theme isn’t critically important, but you’d still be smart to stick to themes that are common in the Rap/Hip-Hop genre. 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. Do NOT submit any material with unauthorized samples of other artists’ music, sounds, or any other form of media. Broadcast quality is needed.

    The estimated license fee for this placement is $5,000, depending on the ultimate use. This is a Direct-to-Music Supervisor placement, so you’ll keep 100% ownership of your Master and Composition rights, plus you’ll also get 100% of the sync fee and any applicable performance royalties. You must own or control your Master and Copyright to pitch for this opportunity. Please submit as many Songs as you’d like, online or per CD. All Submissions will be screened on a Yes/No basis by a TAXI screener handpicked by the Music Supervisors - No Full Critiques. All submissions will be screened on a Yes/No basis - Short critiques only. Submissions must be received no later than 11:59 PM (PST) on Sunday, May 19th, 2019.  TAXI #Y190519HH

    Join to submit your music to this opportunity now.Members submit to this opportunity.


    TOP 40-STYLE RAP/HIP-HOP SONGS with Male or Female Vocals are needed by an extremely active Music Library that gets tons of great placements in Film, TV, and Commercials.

    Send them Mid-to-Up-Tempo Songs that you’d expect to hear on playlists with artists like:

    WARNING: The following references may contain graphic and explicit lyrics. Listener discretion is advised.

    “Please Me” by Cardi B & Bruno Mars

    "Wow." by Post Malone

    Please send them modern-sounding Rap/Hip-Hop Songs that have all the elements and appeal of the Songs on today's current Rap/Hip-Hop charts. Your submission should have top-notch production with a polished, well performed vocal throughout.

    TAXI Tip: This Music Library tends to look for more emotionally upbeat, party-style Rap/Hip-Hop, so you’ll want to avoid submitting songs that are too dark or have too much of a Trap feel.

    They didn’t specify any lyric themes, but you’d be wise to avoid specific names, dates, times, places, brands, and profanity in your lyrics. It's not an absolute requirement, but it does make it easier for a Music Library to pitch to opportunities! 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. Also, do not submit any material with unauthorized samples of other artists’ songs, sounds, or any other form of media. Broadcast Quality is needed.

    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 as many Songs as you’d like, 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, May 29th, 2019.  TAXI #S190529RH

    Join to submit your music to this opportunity now.Members submit to this opportunity.

    Rock

    Return to List of Categories

    POP/ROCK ARTISTS or BANDS with Male or Female Vocals are needed by a new, well-funded Music Platform designed to help artists raise funds while engaging their fans! They’re looking for Mid-to-Up-Tempo Songs that could be found on the same playlist with the following references our client gave us and other acts like them:

    “Natural” by Imagine Dragons

    “Style” by Foster The People

    “Handyman” by AWOLNATION

    IMPORTANT NOTE: This company is primarily looking for Artists or Bands who have songs with a large number of plays on YouTube, Spotify, and Apple Music and who also have a large following on social media (i.e. Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.) If you’re a new artist or band and don’t have a track record of impressive figures yet, please do not submit to this particular request. Sorry, client's request, not ours!

    Please send them well-crafted songs with an anthemic vibe, a super catchy melody, and a big, epic chorus. Your song should have solid production and lean a bit more toward the Pop side of Rock. Some electronic elements could potentially work, but you’d be wise to keep them somewhat minimal. Your vocal performance should be well performed with a solid and confident delivery.

    Your bio should highlight any touring/live show experience and impressive sales and/or streaming figures you may have.

    This Company lets the Artist keep 100% of the money they raise! The specific deal terms will be negotiated between you and the Music Company. Please do not submit songs that are already in other catalogs or signed to any publishing companies, as you must own or control your Copyright and Master Recording to pitch for this opportunity.

    Please submit as many Songs as you’d like, online or per CD. Please include lyrics, photos, and a bio. Submitting more than one song to this Listing is a good idea, as it can be a great way to show that you have some depth and range in your material. All Submissions will be screened on a Yes/No basis - Short Critiques only. Submissions must be received no later than 11:59 PM (PST) on Sunday, April 28th, 2019.  TAXI #Y190428RB

    Join to submit your music to this opportunity now.Members submit to this opportunity.

    ORIGINAL 1970s-Style PIANO-Based CLASSIC ROCK SONGS with Male Vocals are needed by an EXCLUSIVE A-List Music Library with a seriously long list of TV, Film, and Commercial placements. They’re on the hunt for Down-to-Mid-Tempo Songs in the general stylistic wheelhouse of (but not limited to) the following references they gave us:

    “Your Song” by Elton John

    “She's Always a Woman” by Billy Joel

    Please submit original Songs with a Classic Rock sound and style. Your submissions should have great musicianship, authentic-sounding instrumentation, and well-performed vocals that sound like they were plucked straight from the ‘70s era.

    TAXI Tip: Your submissions can be actual Vintage Masters recorded in the 1970s, or they can be recently recorded Songs that are inspired by that era.

    No specific lyric themes were requested. That said, it’s always a good idea to avoid lyrics that specifically mention names, places, dates, times, brands, and profanity. It makes your songs more licensable for Music Supervisors and more desirable to Music Libraries. Do NOT copy the referenced artist or song in any way, shape, or form. Use it only as a general guide for feel and vibe. Broadcast quality is needed.

    This Library offers an EXCLUSIVE deal, so the material you submit for this request CANNOT be signed with any other publishers or catalogs. Sync fees will be split 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 to pitch for this opportunity. Please submit as many Songs as you’d like, online or per CD. All submissions will be screened on a Yes/No basis - Short critiques only. Submissions must be received no later than 11:59PM (PDT) on Sunday, April 28th, 2019.  TAXI #Y190428CR

    Join to submit your music to this opportunity now.Members submit to this opportunity.

    ORIGINAL ROCKABILLY SONGS with Male Vocals are needed for several $4,500, NON-Exclusive, Direct-to-Music Supervisor placements in an Action Adventure Fantasy TV Series. The Music Supervisor is looking for Mid-to-Up-Tempo Songs in the general stylistic ballpark of artists/bands like (but not limited to) Stray Cats, Reverend Horton Heat, Gene Vincent & His Blue Caps, etc., etc., etc.

    Please listen to the following references to get in the general stylistic wheelhouse of what he’s looking for:

    “Rock This Town” by Stray Cats

    “Let Me Teach You How To Eat” by Reverend Horton Heat

    “Race With The Devil” by Gene Vincent & His Blue Caps

    NOTE: Over the course of the next few days, you will see quite a few requests from this Music Supervisor as he is working on a series that uses Guitar-based music to represent different eras in music history. This series will need a LOT of different kinds of guitar music, and the Music Supervisor will be using TAXI as one of his primary sources to find that music!

    Please send this Music Supervisor toe-tappin’ Rockabilly Songs with authentic, guitar-driven instrumentation. Your submissions should have super cool guitar riffs and prominent walking bass lines paired with a nicely performed Rockabilly style vocal.

    NOTE: Recently recorded Songs, as well as Vintage recordings, are both fair game for this request; however, this Music Supervisor would prefer to hear NEWER recordings that authentically capture the requested musical style.

    Quoting the Music Supervisor: “I need uplifting songs with plenty of dynamics and Infectious Riffs! Great catchy rhythms with deep pocket energy and drive. These tracks need to feel and sound like the real deal.”

    Please avoid lyrical references to specific names, dates, times, places, 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.

    The estimated license fee for each of these placements is $4,500, depending on the ultimate placement. These will be Direct-to-Music Supervisor placements, so you’ll keep 100% ownership of your Master and Composition rights, plus you’ll also get 100% of the sync fee and any applicable performance royalties. You must own or control your Master and Copyright to pitch for this opportunity. Please submit as many Songs as you’d like, online or per CD; please include Lyrics. All submissions will be screened on a Yes/No basis - No full critiques. Time permitting, the Music Supervisor himself might be able to screen submissions for this request! Submissions must be received no later than 11:59PM (PDT) on Tuesday, April 30th, 2019.  TAXI #Y190430BY

    Join to submit your music to this opportunity now.Members submit to this opportunity.

    FRENCH POP/ROCK SONGS with Male or Female Vocals are needed by the film division of a well-known Indie Label that’s currently producing a Feature Film. They’re looking for Mid-to-Up-Tempo Songs that could be found on the same playlist as (but not limited to) acts like:

    “Mi Amor” by Vanessa Paradis

    "Comme Toi" by Clara Luciani

    NOTE: Your vocals MUST be performed in French.

    Please submit well-crafted, French-language Pop/Rock Songs that fit the style of the references above. Your submissions should fire on all cylinders, with great melodies, a really solid chorus, and well-performed vocals.

    They didn’t specify a particular lyric theme, but lyrics that avoid references to specific names, dates, times, brands, and places are likely 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.

    The specific deal points will be negotiated on a song-by-song, artist-by-artist basis directly with the Label. Please submit as many Songs as you’d like, online or per CD. All submissions will be screened on a Yes/No basis – Short critiques only. Submissions must be received no later than 11:59PM (PDT) on Wednesday, May 1st, 2019.  TAXI #Y190501RK

    Join to submit your music to this opportunity now.Members submit to this opportunity.


    FRENCH ALT-ROCK SONGS with Male or Female Vocals are needed by the film division of a well-known Indie Label that’s currently producing a Feature Film. They’re on the hunt for original, Mid-to-Up-Tempo Alt-Rock Songs in the general stylistic ballpark of the tunes referenced below:

    “David Palmer” by Lescop

    "J'veux être un héros" by Luke

    NOTE: Your vocals MUST be performed in French.

    Please submit Alt-Rock songs in the general style and vibe of the references above. Your submissions should have solid melodies, a compelling chorus and authentic-sounding Alt-Rock instrumentation (some electronic elements are fine.) Your vocal performance should grab the attention of listeners with it's solid and confident delivery.

    Lyric themes can vary but should be consistent with typical Alt-Rock lyrics (in French, of course). 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.

    The specific deal points will be negotiated on a song-by-song, artist-by-artist basis directly with the Label. Please submit as many Songs as you’d like, online or per CD. All submissions will be screened on a Yes/No basis – Short critiques only. Submissions must be received no later than 11:59PM (PDT) on Wednesday, May 1st, 2019.  TAXI #Y190501AR

    Join to submit your music to this opportunity now.Members submit to this opportunity.

    1980s-Style METAL / HARD ROCK SONGS with Male Vocals are needed for several $4,500, NON-Exclusive, Direct-to-Music Supervisor placements in an Action Adventure Fantasy TV Series.

    The Supervisor is looking for GUITAR-Driven, Up-Tempo Songs (Vintage or Modern recordings can both work) that would fall within the range of the following references the Music Supervisor gave us:

    “Seek and Destroy” by Metallica

    “Breaking The Law” by Judas Priest

    “Eruption” by Eddie Van Halen

    NOTE: Over the course of the next few days you will see quite a few requests from this Music Supervisor, as he is working on a series that uses Guitar-based music to represent different eras in music history. This series will need a LOT of different kinds of guitar music, and the Music Supervisor will be using TAXI as one of his primary sources to find that music!

    Please submit well-crafted 1980s-style Metal / Hard Rock Songs with authentic-sounding Rock instrumentation, solid musicianship, and a lead vocal with lots of attitude and a ton of Rock swagger. Think BIG GUITARS!  Having distortion in all the right places might be a smart idea ;-)

    NOTE: Recently recorded Songs, as well as Vintage recordings, are both fair game for this request. However, this Music Supervisor would prefer to hear NEWER recordings that capture the style of '80s Metal, as opposed to actual Metal Recordings made in the '80s. They’re not worried about the song sounding like it’s sonically from the era, as they’ll work on that in post-production.

    Quoting the Music Supervisor: “I need uplifting songs with plenty of dynamics and Infectious Riffs! Great catchy rhythms with deep pocket energy and drive. These tracks need to feel and sound like the real deal.”

    Please avoid references to specific names, 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.

    The estimated license fee for each of these placements is $4,500, depending on the ultimate placement. These will be Direct-to-Music Supervisor placements, so you’ll keep 100% ownership of your Master and Composition rights, plus you’ll also get 100% of the sync fee and any applicable performance royalties. You must own or control your Master and Copyright to pitch for this opportunity. Please submit as many Songs as you’d like, online or per CD; please include Lyrics. All submissions will be screened on a Yes/No basis - No full critiques. Time permitting, the Music Supervisor himself might be able to screen submissions for this request! Submissions must be received no later than 11:59 PM (PDT) on Thursday, May 2nd, 2019.  TAXI #Y190502MT

    Join to submit your music to this opportunity now.Members submit to this opportunity.

    ORIGINAL 1968-1975-Style ROCK SONGS with Male or Female Vocals are needed for an (up to) $3,000, Direct-to-Music-Supervisor placement in a NEW TV Series on a Major Streaming service.

    NOTE: The show’s production company will take 100% of the Publisher’s share of the songs that get placed on the show. You’ll keep 100% of the Writer’s share and get the full sync fee (up to $3,000). We think they do this to keep the song from appearing elsewhere and to give themselves the control they would likely prefer to have, should they want to include the song on an album released at a later date, or in syndicated episodes, DVD collections, etc. in the future.

    This Supervisor is looking for Mid-to-Up-Tempo Songs that are in the general stylistic ballpark of the following references we got directly from her.

    “Stop Messin' Round” by Fleetwood Mac

    “For What It's Worth” by Buffalo Springfield

    “White Rabbit” by Jefferson Airplane

    “Crossroads” by Cream

    TAXI TIP: If your song is selected, they’ll likely be re-recording it with the show’s characters (another reason they want to own the Publisher's share).

    Quoting the Music Supervisor: "These songs should have a full band with a full production; Male and Female vocals are both acceptable. Having 3-4-part harmonies are a plus.”

    Please send well-written songs that really sound like the music you would have heard in the referenced era. Your submissions can be actual vintage masters recorded in 1968 -1975, or they can be songs recently recorded and just inspired by that era. If you’re submitting newer recordings, please make sure they’re authentic in style, sound, and instrumentation.

    NOTE: Please avoid using any kind of instrumentation or samples that sound inorganic or too modern.

    Lyrics can be about anything that sounds like it would have been heard during that time period. Lyrics without references to specific brands, places, dates, times, names, and profanity might be more easily used by the Supervisor, but that's not an absolute requirement. 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. Era-Appropriate Broadcast Quality is needed.

    The license fee for this placement will be up to $3,000, depending on the ultimate use. This is a Direct-to-Music-Supervisor placement where the show’s production company will likely get the Publisher’s share and you’ll get 100% of the sync fee and any applicable performance royalties that would come from your retention of the Writer’s share. You must own or control your Master and Copyright to pitch for this opportunity. Please submit as many Songs as you’d like, online or per CD. All submissions will be screened on a Yes/No basis - No full critiques. Somebody from the Music Supervisor’s team is slated to screen submissions for this, time permitting! Submissions must be received no later than 11:59PM (PDT) on Thursday, May 2nd, 2019.  TAXI #Y190502CK

    Join to submit your music to this opportunity now.Members submit to this opportunity.

    CLASSIC 1960s-Style BLUES ROCK SONGS with Male Vocals are needed for a bunch of $4,500, NON-Exclusive, Direct-to-Music Supervisor placements in an Action Adventure Fantasy TV Series. The Music Supervisor is looking for Mid-to-Up-Tempo Songs in the general stylistic ballpark of artists/bands like (but not limited to) Led Zeppelin, Cream, Paul Butterfield Blues Band, etc., etc., etc.

    Please listen to the following references we got directly from the Music Supervisor to get in the general stylistic wheelhouse of what he’s looking for:

    “Whole Lotta Love” by Led Zeppelin

    “Crossroads” by Cream

    “Look Over Yonders Wall” by Paul Butterfield Blues Band

    NOTE: Over the course of the next few days you will see quite a few requests from this Music Supervisor as he is working on a series that uses Guitar-based music to represent different eras in music history. This series will need a LOT of different kinds of guitar music, and the Music Supervisor will be using TAXI as one of his primary sources to find that music!

    Please send them original Blues Rock Songs in the classic 1960s style. Your submissions should have guitar-based instrumentation, compelling melodies, and well-performed vocals with plenty of attitude and swagger.

    NOTE: Recently recorded Songs, as well as Vintage recordings, are both fair game for this request.  However, this Music Supervisor would prefer to hear NEWER recordings that capture the style of 60s Blues Rock, as opposed to actual Blues Rock Recordings made in the 60s. They’re not worried about the song sounding like it’s sonically from the era, as they’ll work on that in post-production.

    Quoting the Music Supervisor: “I need uplifting songs with plenty of dynamics and Infectious Riffs! Great catchy rhythms with deep pocket energy and drive. These tracks need to feel and sound like the real deal.”

    Please avoid references to specific names, 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.

    The estimated license fee for each of these placements is $4,500, depending on the ultimate placement. These will be Direct-to-Music-Supervisor placements, so you’ll keep 100% ownership of your Master and Composition rights, plus you’ll also get 100% of the sync fee and any applicable performance royalties. You must own or control your Master and Copyright to pitch for this opportunity. Please submit as many Songs as you’d like, online or per CD; please include Lyrics. All submissions will be screened on a Yes/No basis - No full critiques. Time permitting, the Music Supervisor himself might be able to screen submissions for this request! Submissions must be received no later than 11:59PM (PDT) on Saturday, May 4th, 2019.  TAXI #Y190504BL

    Join to submit your music to this opportunity now.Members submit to this opportunity.

    ORIGINAL, 1950s-Style ROCK & ROLL SONGS with MALE Vocals are needed by a very successful, EXCLUSIVE Music Library for Sync placements. Please send well-crafted Mid-to-Up-Tempo Songs that are stylistically in the wheelhouse of these references the Music Library gave us:

    “Roll Over Beethoven” by Chuck Berry

    “That's Alright (Mama)” by Elvis Presley

    “Good Golly, Miss Molly” by Little Richard

    Please submit authentic sounding Rock ‘n’ Roll Songs that have that classic 1950s feel and vibe. Your instrumentation/arrangement should sound reminiscent of the era, with engaging melodies and a spirited vocal performance. Imagine the type of music that would be playing on the car radio as a group of young men with jeans and white T-shirts (with their Camels rolled up in the sleeves) cruise to the local diner looking for some action!

    NOTE: Recently recorded songs or old vintage master recordings can both work for this pitch. The more authentic-sounding, the better! If submitting newer recordings, please do NOT add sound effects like pops, scratches, or clicks to make your songs sound old.

    Avoiding references to specific names, dates, times, brands, and places could make your song more usable, but it's not a requirement in this case. 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.

    This Library offers an EXCLUSIVE deal, so the material you submit for this request CANNOT be signed with any other publishers or catalogs. Sync fees will be split 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 to pitch for this opportunity. Please submit as many Songs as you’d like, online or per CD. All submissions will be screened on a Yes/No basis - Short critiques only. Submissions must be received no later than 11:59PM (PDT) on Tuesday, May 7th, 2019.  TAXI #Y190507RR

    Join to submit your music to this opportunity now.Members submit to this opportunity.


    RAP-ROCK SONGS with Male Vocals are needed for several $4,500, NON-Exclusive, Direct-to-Music Supervisor placements in an Action Adventure Fantasy TV Series.

    The Supervisor is looking for GUITAR-Driven, Up-Tempo Songs (Old School or Modern recordings can both work) that would fall within the range of the following references the Music Supervisor gave us:

    "Killing In the Name" by Rage Against The Machine

    "Rollin' (Air Raid Vehicle)" by Limp Bizkit

    "(Rock) Superstar" by Cypress Hill

    NOTE: Over the course of the next few days you will see quite a few requests from this Music Supervisor, as he is working on a series that uses Guitar-based music to represent different eras in music history. This series will need a LOT of different kinds of guitar music, and the Music Supervisor will be using TAXI as one of his primary sources to find that music!

    Please submit edgy Songs that lean toward the Rap side of the Rock spectrum. Your song should have an outstanding vocal performance that stylistically fits the attitude and swagger you’d expect to hear in songs from the era of the references. Be sure your overall production is “gritty” and has authentic-sounding Rock elements like crunchy guitar riffs, rockin’ bass grooves, and hard-hitting drums.

    NOTE: Recently recorded Songs, as well as Old School recordings, are both fair game for this request. However, this Music Supervisor would prefer to hear NEWER recordings that capture the style as opposed to actual Recordings made back in the day. They’re not worried about the song sounding like it’s sonically from the era, as they’ll work on that in post-production.

    Quoting the Music Supervisor: “I need uplifting songs with plenty of dynamics and Infectious Riffs! Great catchy rhythms with deep pocket energy and drive. These tracks need to feel and sound like the real deal.”

    Please avoid lyric references to specific names, dates, times, places, 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.

    The estimated license fee for each of these placements is $4,500, depending on the ultimate placement. These will be Direct-to-Music Supervisor placements, so you’ll keep 100% ownership of your Master and Composition rights, plus you’ll also get 100% of the sync fee and any applicable performance royalties. You must own or control your Master and Copyright to pitch for this opportunity. Please submit as many Songs as you’d like, online or per CD; please include Lyrics. All submissions will be screened on a Yes/No basis - No full critiques. Time permitting, the Music Supervisor himself might be able to screen submissions for this request! Submissions must be received no later than 11:59PM (PDT) on Tuesday, May 7th, 2019.  TAXI #Y190507RR

    Join to submit your music to this opportunity now.Members submit to this opportunity.

    CLASSIC ROCK SONGS with a TEMPO CHANGE and Male Vocals are needed by a very successful, EXCLUSIVE A-List Music Library for a variety of TV, Film, Trailer, and Commercial placements. They’re looking for Songs that would fit on a playlist with the references the Music Library gave us:

    “Free Bird” by Lynyrd Skynyrd

    “Bohemian Rhapsody” by Queen

    IMPORTANT NOTE: Having a Tempo change in your song is imperative. Failure to include a noticeable Tempo change in your song will result in your submission being returned, regardless of how good the song is.

    Give them original, well-crafted Songs that capture the spirit of the Classic Rock era. Your submission should have well-played, authentic-sounding instrumentation, great melodies, and a compelling chorus––and a change in tempo! You can submit recently recorded Songs with an authentic Classic Rock vibe and sound for this pitch or recordings made in the Classic Rock heyday. Either way, please be sure your well-performed vocal is convincing and engaging.

    They didn’t ask for a specific lyric theme, but lyrics that avoid references to specific names, dates, times, brands, and places could make your song more appealing (and easier to place). 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. Era-appropriate Broadcast Quality is needed.

    This Library offers an EXCLUSIVE deal, so the material you submit for this pitch CANNOT be signed with any other publishers or catalogs. Sync fees will be split 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 to pitch for this opportunity. Please submit as many Songs as you’d like, online or per CD. All submissions will be screened on a Yes/No basis - Short critiques only. Submissions must be received no later than 11:59PM (PDT) on Sunday, May 12th, 2019.  TAXI #Y190512FB

    Join to submit your music to this opportunity now.Members submit to this opportunity.

    SOUTHERN ROCK SONGS with Male Vocals are needed for several $4,500, NON-Exclusive, Direct-to-Music Supervisor placements in an Action Adventure Fantasy TV Series.

    The Supervisor is looking for Mid-to-Up-Tempo Songs that could be found on the same playlist as (but not limited to) acts and songs like:

    "One Way Out" by The Allman Brothers Band

    "Born On The Bayou" by Creedence Clearwater Revival

    "Sweet Home Alabama" by Lynyrd Skynyrd

    NOTE: Over the course of the next few days, you will see quite a few requests from this Music Supervisor as he is working on a series that uses Guitar-based music to represent different eras in music history. This series will need a LOT of different kinds of guitar music, and the Music Supervisor will be using TAXI as one of his primary sources to find that music!

    Please submit Southern Rock Songs that have great melodies, solid hooks, and a compelling chorus. Your song should have genre appropriate production, with great musicianship that leans toward the Southern/Country side of Rock. Some edge and attitude in the vocal delivery could help you get this Supervisor’s attention.

    NOTE: Recently recorded Songs, as well as Vintage recordings, are both fair game for this request. However, this Music Supervisor would prefer to hear NEWER recordings that capture the style, as opposed to actual Recordings made back in the day. They’re not worried about the song sounding like it’s sonically from the era as they’ll work on that in post-production.

    Quoting the Music Supervisor: “I need songs with plenty of dynamics and Infectious Riffs! Great catchy rhythms with deep pocket energy and drive. These tracks need to feel and sound like the real deal.”

    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.

    The estimated license fee for each of these placements is $4,500, depending on the ultimate placement. These will be Direct-to-Music-Supervisor placements, so you’ll keep 100% ownership of your Master and Composition rights, plus you’ll also get 100% of the sync fee and any applicable performance royalties. You must own or control your Master and Copyright to pitch for this opportunity. Please submit as many Songs as you’d like, online or per CD; please include Lyrics. All submissions will be screened on a Yes/No basis - No full critiques. Time permitting, the Music Supervisor himself might be able to screen submissions for this request! Submissions must be received no later than 11:59PM (PDT) on Saturday, May 25th, 2019.  TAXI #Y190525SR

    Join to submit your music to this opportunity now.Members submit to this opportunity.

    Singer / Songwriter

    Return to List of Categories

    TRADITIONAL SINGER/SONGWRITER SONGS with Male or Female Vocals are needed by a very active British Music Library that’s been using TAXI to find a lot of new music for catalogs they are currently building!

    They want Songs in All Tempos in the stylistic ballpark of the references below:

    “Fire And Rain” by James Taylor

    “A Case of You” by Joni Mitchell

    NOTE: Your submissions can be actual Vintage masters recorded back in the day, or they can be new songs that have been recently recorded and just inspired by that era.

    Please submit Songs with great melodies, captivating lyrics, and a compelling chorus. You can go with a relatively simple Stripped-Down Guitar/Vocal or Piano/Vocal performance, as well as versions with a small ensemble. A great vocal performance with a heartfelt delivery could really help you stand out for this request.

    They didn’t specify any lyric themes; but if you can imagine hearing your lyrics fitting in with the references above, then you’re probably in the ballpark. Please avoid references to specific names, dates, times, places, 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.

    This company offers an EXCLUSIVE deal, so please be sure the songs you pitch for this opportunity are NOT already signed with any other Companies or Catalogs. Any sync fees will be split 50/50 with the Company. 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 submit. Please submit as many Songs as you'd like, 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 Wednesday, May 15th, 2019.  TAXI #S190515SS

    Join to submit your music to this opportunity now.Members submit to this opportunity.

    Vintage

    Return to List of Categories

    ORIGINAL, VINTAGE, ACCORDION-Based SONGS – RECORDED IN THE 1980s or before – with Male or Female Vocals are needed by an A-List Music Publisher for Film and TV sync licensing.

    NOTE: We’re not providing any references for this request, as they want to keep this pretty open. The major genres that feature this instrument are usually styles like Cajun, Tejano, Polka, Zydeco, and Parlor Jazz; but don’t limit yourself to just those genres –– those are just some suggestions!

    You can submit old masters or old demos for this pitch. 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 in finding music that sounds authentic to the time period.

    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 comes from a specific time period. The Publisher pays you upfront for the master rights and the Publisher’s share of the copyright, and you keep the Writer’s Share and earn income from performance royalties paid by your Performing Rights Organization.

    This company often averages several placements per week and many of those 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 deals with this company. Several have even received upfront 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.

    Make sure your Songs were actually recorded in the 1980s or before, otherwise, this company cannot use them! They DO NOT want material that was recently recorded and made to sound old. They can only use AUTHENTIC, ORIGINAL, VINTAGE RECORDINGS, and only if the sound quality is reasonably good. This is a golden opportunity to make money with music you might have thought had no hope in today’s market!

    Your name needs to be on the copyright. Your Songs need to be original compositions (no covers), and you need to own or control the copyright and master recordings to submit for this pitch. DO NOT SUBMIT FOR FRIENDS! Please submit as many Songs as you’d like, online or per CD. Please include lyrics. All submissions will be screened on a Yes/No basis – Short Critiques only. Submissions must be received no later than 11:59 PM (PST) on Thursday, April 25th, 2019.  TAXI #Y190425AC

    Join to submit your music to this opportunity now.Members submit to this opportunity.


    ORIGINAL, PSYCHEDELIC/ACID ROCK SONGS RECORDED IN THE 1960s or 1970s with Male or Female Vocals are needed by the Owner of a distinguished Indie Record Label. He's currently on the hunt for new Songs to sign to be on one of their incredibly popular compilations!

    “Zekes” by Box

    “Break On Through (To the Other Side)” by The Doors

    “The Wizard” by Blown Free

    Please send them old masters of your original Psychedelic/Acid Rock Songs that were recorded in the 1960s-1970s. Your submissions should be well-performed and authentically capture the essence of the Acid/Psychedelic Rock music from that era.

    The recording quality is not expected to be on par with today’s broadcast quality! They’re much more interested in finding music that sounds authentic to the time period, as long as the sound quality is reasonably good.

    NOTE: They DO NOT want material that was recently recorded and made to sound old. They can only use AUTHENTIC, ORIGINAL, VINTAGE RECORDINGS.

    The overall deal points for this will be negotiated directly with the Label on a song-by-song basis. Please submit as many Songs as you like, online or per CD. All submissions will be screened on a Yes/No basis - Short critiques only. Submissions must be received no later than 11:59PM (PDT), on Sunday, April 28th, 2019.  TAXI #Y190428PS

    Join to submit your music to this opportunity now.Members submit to this opportunity.

    World / Ethnic Music

    Return to List of Categories

    REGGAE ROCK ARTISTS or BANDS with Male or Female Vocals are needed by an eclectic Independent Record Label that’s looking for fresh new talent to sign to its roster.

    “City Life” by Rebelution

    “Too Late (Stick Figure Remix)” by Slightly Stoopid

    “Steady” by Giant Panda Guerilla Dub Squad

    Please submit well-produced Reggae Rock Songs that sound like the real deal! Showcase your one-of-a-kind sound and style with great grooves, captivating melodies, and a genuine Reggae vocal performance. The more authentic your performance sounds, the better your chances are of getting this label's attention!

    This company has never requested music from TAXI's members, so this is a great chance to get on their radar nice and early!

    Note: You’d be wise to submit THREE songs per submission so they can see if you’ve got depth in your material. They’re looking for hit acts with hit songs!

    Your production and recording quality needs to be clean, clear, well balanced, and good enough to represent your songs well. 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. If you’re an artist or band that’s just starting out, and you don’t have much of a story or track record yet, but you do have an amazing sound, they’d still like to hear you!

    Please submit as many Songs as you like, online or per CD, include lyrics, photo, 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, April 28th, 2019.  TAXI #Y190428RE

    Join to submit your music to this opportunity now.Members submit to this opportunity.