When is Motif Too much? SCARY, GHOST-HUNTING

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When is Motif Too much? SCARY, GHOST-HUNTING

Post by AlCompose » Mon May 01, 2017 10:01 am

Hi Guys
I'm always confused by the Motif request in listings, working on some tracks for the SCARY, GHOST-HUNTING Style UNDERSCORE INSTRUMENTAL CUES
But the referenced tracks don't have much of a motif going on, and when i put a motif in, it just seems to take it away from that genre of track.. Can the chord structure be the motif or do you need some sort of melody as a top line motif, would love to hear what you guys think

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Post by jdstamper » Mon May 01, 2017 11:47 am

No answers here but I agree with you.

Regarding motif, it seems like this is one of those listings where the examples given don't match the description given.

It leaves me trying to guess what's the right direction to go. :?:

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Post by AlCompose » Mon May 01, 2017 1:00 pm

Hi Jim, Yeah its a tricky one i think... I'm still not sure Regards Al

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Post by mikehamm123 » Wed May 03, 2017 11:12 pm

I didn't hear any motifs at all in the examples, until (upon relistening) I heard a harp or something in one of them, but the clip was too short to see if it repeated or developed.
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Post by AlCompose » Fri May 05, 2017 4:45 am

Hi Mike, yeah it was a tough one to call, I got one forward from it, submitted 2 pieces.. Al

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Post by mikehamm123 » Fri May 26, 2017 6:48 am

AlCompose wrote:Hi Mike, yeah it was a tough one to call, I got one forward from it, submitted 2 pieces.. Al
Congrats! I got a forward with the (motifless) one I sent. I had another one with a very simple motif that wasn't ready in time to send.

Let's see if they do another similar listing later this year.
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Post by AlCompose » Thu Jun 01, 2017 7:36 am

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AlCompose wrote:Hi Mike, yeah it was a tough one to call, I got one forward from it, submitted 2 pieces.. Al
Congrats! I got a forward with the (motifless) one I sent. I had another one with a very simple motif that wasn't ready in time to send.

Let's see if they do another similar listing later this year.
Good Stuff Mike! hopefully we can get them placed :)

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Post by mikehamm123 » Thu Jun 01, 2017 7:32 pm

AlCompose wrote:Good Stuff Mike! hopefully we can get them placed :)
let's hope!

I've already found Dispatch (which i just joined) seems to have more underscore listings, which is my thing.

I've seen two ghost hunter listings during my year at Taxi so I'll keep my powder dry until the next one.
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