Category Archives: Songwriting

Interview: Rotem Hecht

Getting your music licensed for film and television is all the rage right now, just like working from remote places over the internet. Composer Rotem Hecht combines all this. He lives far off the scene but still managed to get … Continue reading

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How good do you have to sound?

“Great song, just needs a good production”. “You need a top-notch production to get played on radio”. “Better two or three top produced tracks than an album of ten self-recorded songs”. Quite well-known sales tactics preferrably used by studio owners … Continue reading

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What’s the Standard for Songwriter Demos?

Last week a songwriter told me that one of her songs had been rejected by a music produver because he didn’t like the sound quality of her demo. Said producer actually wanted to hear a fully arranged, produced and polished … Continue reading

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Naming your songs ready for Music Libraries

Music libraries offer music for use (a.k.a. ‘synchronisation’) in film productions, television, commercials, games etc.  They usually maintain a catalog with thousands of songs and instrumental tracks. For their clients to find what they look for music libraries offer automated … Continue reading

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Pitching your songs to publishers vs. producers

As a songwriter who is looking for other artists to record your songs you have two main options: Getting them signed with a publisher or pitching them directly to the artists, their producers or managers. Both come with different advantages … Continue reading

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