West Coast Hip Hop - Dispatch forward

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West Coast Hip Hop - Dispatch forward

Post by VanderBoegh » Mon Jul 02, 2018 1:31 pm

Got a juicy forward today for this listing:

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CONTEMPORARY WEST COAST-STYLE RAP INSTRUMENTAL CUES are needed by a Major-League Music Library for a variety of TV, Film, and Commercial placements. They’re on the hunt for Instrumentals that would fit well on a playlist with artists like (but not limited to) YG, Nipsey Hussle, TeeFLii, etc., etc., etc. Please listen to the following references to get an idea of what could work for this pitch:

WARNING: Some of the following references have graphic and explicit lyrics. Listener discretion is advised.
“Twist My Fingaz” by YG: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4RFI5f0HB-8
“Last Time That I Checc'd” by Nipsey Hussle ft. YG: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QM9xgHibvzM
(I REALLY like this ref track!)
“24 Hours” by TeeFLii ft. 2 Chainz https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SKqu2kH6cPw

Please submit well-crafted Instrumentals that have a convincingly authentic West Coast style, feel, and vibe. Make sure your music production is rhythmically and melodically engaging and is in the general stylistic ballpark of the references. Be sure to stick to one central melodic idea throughout, while adding and subtracting Instrumentation as your Cue progresses to create a dynamic arc and some forward momentum. NOTE: This company is one of the biggest, best, and longest-running Music Libraries in the industry. They don’t run listings with TAXI very often, and it’s very unlikely that you’ve got any material in their catalog, yet!


My favorite part is the line that says, "This company is one of the biggest, best, and longest-running Music Libraries in the industry." Woot!!

Oh yeah, my track is called "Ryde or Dye" and can be heard here: https://soundcloud.com/vanderboegh/ryde-or-dye

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Post by SawtoothPorter » Mon Jul 02, 2018 2:00 pm

Matt

Congrats on the forward.

1. It is awesome to hear that you are still submitting through TAXI and that you are still excited for a forward. That is so cool.

2. This is a great example of taking three slightly similar tracks and coming up with a really nice amalgamation of three.

3. I like that you didn't lean in too far to the track that you called out really liking. That track is banging but it didn't have some of the funk undertones of the other two or your own track.

Great piece. I had fun listening.

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Post by ochaim » Mon Jul 02, 2018 4:38 pm

congrats bro, solid track as usual!

i got a couple forwards for this as well!

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Post by LOCK88 » Mon Jul 02, 2018 10:21 pm

Sick track Matt. Congrats!!!
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Post by tundedude35 » Fri Jul 06, 2018 7:25 am

Love the development of the material in this piece. Enough variety to maintain the attention of the listener and the same time enough consistency for music library application. Thanks for showing us how it's done!

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Re: West Coast Hip Hop - Dispatch forward

Post by MikeC » Sat Jul 07, 2018 7:07 pm

Hey Matt You had me from the first few notes- Great as usual - I agree with Elliot hearing you excited with the forward
keeps all us encouraged that Taxi is not just a platform for the first success's but a foundation to continue to use for our
careers-

Congratulations again!
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Post by chrismugs » Fri Jul 13, 2018 10:54 am

killer track Matt! ditto. it's inspiring to hear that you still submit to listings and get excited about forwards. thanks for the post. and best of luck on the forward

p.s. really cool meeting in person at last year's Rally!

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Re: West Coast Hip Hop - Dispatch forward

Post by billhewett » Fri Jul 13, 2018 1:31 pm

Awesome track, and definitely a well-deserved forward, Matt!

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