Professional Song Critique (156)
Have your song critiqued and receive advice from legendary hip-hop journalist, writer, TV personality and media exec Kim Osorio.
Submit your best track(s) for review and let Kim know in the submission message what you're looking to do with the particular song and your career.
Kim is looking forward to hearing what the Music Xray community has and helping artists with their careers.
Submissions only accepted via Music Xray. Please do not contact the MIP outside of this platform
Submit your song and I will provide you a professional critique, offering constructive criticism about how to improve your potential masterpiece. Each critique will be approx. 1,000 words.
As a senior contributing editor, columnist, video/event host and single reviews critic at Keyboard magazine for 16 years (as well as Guitar Player, Bass Player, Musician, Gig and The Huffington Post) I have reviewed music in every genre, from country, pop, rock and hip-hop to smooth jazz, dance, ambient, AC and soul. I'm also a professional teacher of music and chord theory and have deep insight into what makes songs work and what doesn't. As a songwriter, performer and session musician, I have deep experience in song craft and can help on many levels, from chord/song structure to lyrics, melody and production.
Over my career, I've interviewed hundreds of major artists and have toured and recorded with a wide variety of artists such as Nick Lachey, Everclear and Lisa Marie Presley.
You will kindly submit a high-quality version of the song you would like critiqued (studio versions preferred over live) along with lyrics and band/artist bio. I will provide a constructive review focusing on the vocal, lyric, arrangement, instrumentation and whatever other particulars you ask me to listen for.
This dropbox is for artists who are seeking production advice on their music or music/sound based productions. Using our experience we aim to help artists get their tracks ready for self release or for submission to labels or publishing companies.
The submission price includes feedback on tracks and we will answer specific questions based on our knowledge and experience.
Get your mix ready for release!
As part of this service we would listen to the tracks in an acoustically treated control room and check overall mix/master levels, balance and phase check as well as listening in mono/stereo through various monitoring systems. This would be the first stage, then we could give feedback based on specific questions and offer our critique on the mix and arrangement from an engineer/producer perspective.
We look forward to hearing from you!
Detailed review and critique of any song submitted, as well as possibility to work with me on my personal projects (if your stuff is hot!).
I'm a producer/songwriter who's worked with Lil Wayne, YONAS, Logic, Brother Ali, Little Brother, Phil Ade, Dipset & Gunit members.
Tom Perry, noted producer/engineer will review your songs as a songwriter or singer/songwriter or band. Tom has produced or engineered over 30 Gold and Platinum albums. Michael Jackson, Boz Scaggs, Earth Wind and Fire, Diana Ross, Gladys Knight, Paul McCartney,Rick Springfield, just to name a few.
You can check me out on http://www.greycreekproductions.com.
I will give you a professional and honest critique of you product.
Thanks and looking forward to hearing from you.
Submit your song and I will provide you a professional critique, telling you straight what the good is and offering constructive criticism about how to improve your potential masterpiece. Each critique will be approx. 1,000 words. As a senior editor, reporter, columnist and single reviews critic at Billboard magazine in NYC for 14 years, I have reviewed music in every genre, from country, pop, rock and hip-hop to smooth jazz, dance, ambient, AC and soul. You will kindly submit a high-quality version of the song you would like critiqued (studio versions preferred over live) along with lyrics and band/artist bio. I will provide a constructive review focusing on the vocal, lyric, arrangement, instrumentation and whatever other particulars you ask me to listen for.
I have many decades of experience in developing one's original voice. Both as an artist and as a coach to musicians and artists. In addition to 11 solo recordings I've worked with King Crimson, David Sylvian, Vernon Reid, Brian Eno, TOOL, Steven Wilson and Puscifer.
I can listen to your music through, both, your ears (to hear if you are reaching your musical aims) and my ears (to hear how the piece matches up with my experience as a player/producer.) I will give advice, opinions, critiques, commentaries, articulations and 'the works' about where you are heading.
Additionally I run my own record label (7d Media) and am a fully independent musician (recording, performing/touring, producing, licensing, composing and more.) All of my experience and advice is available to you.
Adam Levy has coached dozens of songwriting students—including undergraduates from the New School and graduate students at NYU. He has numerous original songs and co-writes to his credit—many of which have been recorded by established and indie artists. With his knack for musical and lyrical flow, he can offer insights to help you take your own songcraft to the next level.
We are a publishing company critiquing songs to help you get them ready to pitch for the country market.
Submit your song to Eliot he will provide you with a professional critique to help take it to the next level. Whether it is tips on lyrics, arrangement or melody, he will give it several listens and offer constructive criticism on what can be done to make the best song possible. As lead vocalist and song writer for international pop group, Blessid Union of Souls, Eliot has an impressive track record of hit songs and a knack for hearing memorable melodies to catch the ear of music executives and fans alike. He has worked with artists of several genres including pop/rock, AC, country and R&B so submit your MP3 and let him help steer you in the right direction for your song.
Want your song reviewed for a possible sync/record deal? We will give you feedback of your song so that it will be noticed and stand a better chance of getting picked up by a record company. If we really like the song we may even pursue a record deal with you! Please submit your best work for consideration.
Fallen Highway Studios is a syncing agent looking for songs for Film and TV, and labels. We work with LA producer Eddie Galan from Mach 1 Music among others.
Please submit your best song for a detailed conversation about your career and songs, with an emphasis on synch placement. I am Senior Creative Director and Music Supervisor for Mighty Generation Music, a boutique music publishing and licensing company based out of West Hollywood. I work on a daily basis with television networks, advertising agencies, filmmakers and marketing directors to assist them in finding, securing and/or producing the appropriate music for their projects. I've licensed or created music for hundreds of programs, including Grey's Anatomy, True Blood, Dexter, Private Practice, Breaking Bad, Californication, Sons of Anarchy, The D Monster, Big Breakin', and many many more.
Please submit your best for to Dick Hodgin AKA "The Dream Assassin" for sharp, honest feedback. Dick has a reputation for sharp, HONEST, no punches pulled advice and counsel which has earned him “Dream Assassin” nickname. He has produced, engineered, and/or managed such artists as: The Accelerators Cravin' Melon Johnny Quest Lynyrd Skynyrd Big Daddy Kane Troop 41 J. Cole Jason Michael Carroll Erykah Badu Hootie and The Blowfish Flat Duo Jets Bad Checks Corrosion Of Conformity Far Too Jones Faith Collapsing Confessor Clay Aiken The Ultraviolets and many, many more
James has been involved in the early stages the careers of 'Dido', 'Keane' ,'Siobhan Donaghy', 'Melanie C' and many others...as a programmer, artist developer, writer or producer. His work having won 3 Brit awards, ( 2 of for best new album) and many Grammys. James's extensive client list includes: ‘U2’, ‘Madonna,’ ‘Dido,’ ‘Phil Collins’, ‘Manic Street Preachers’, ‘Kylie Minogue,’ 'Melanie C', ‘Brian Eno’, ‘Keane’, 'Sinead O'Connor', 'Bryan Ferry', 'Alex James from Blur',' Pet Shop Boys', 'Annie Lennox', 'The Cure', 'Boy George', 'Siobhan Donaghy', 'Lene Marlin', 'Jimmy Somerville', 'The Cardigans', 'Mumiy Troll', 'Bryan Ferry', 'Faithless', 'A1',' Jack Savoretti', 'Suede', 'The Appletons', 'Atomic Kitten', 'Cooper Temple Clause' and many more. James started his musical career as artist and programmer, his sounds and creative programming quickly made an impression with other producers and artists... A search on 'Discogs.com' would show you the sound and style he helped create... http://www.discogs.com/sell/list?q=james+sanger&ev=sr
I can help you understand the essential elements required for a" Hit Song". I will bring my considerable experience to bear on assessing the strengths and weaknesses in your music submissions and guide you towards that elusive Hit. I can help you become a better song writer as I enhance and redefine your creative song writing abilities.
Successful / "Hit" songwriting... is the very foundation of the music industry. It is all about "The Song...You Cannot Polish A Turd'. The difference between a great song ...and "a hit song" can be in fact be tiny. The trick is knowing how to build on the core idea...and find true clarity in its content.
Discover the perfect balance between the key elements needed for success which is a top quality melody and lyric combined with solid structure and arrangement.
NB Positive critique is my watch word and no musician will be harmed in the honing process :-)
Devon Jackson has written about music and film for a variety of publications-- from Entertainment Weekly and The Village Voice to Rolling Stone and Details. Publicity is the job of getting the print and broadcast media to talk about your music by printing or broadcasting a story, an interview, or a review of your music.
You may submit your music for a professional written review, and possible consideration for a story.
One detailed, professional song review for your promotional/commercial purposes, and 2. Guaranteed publishing on major social networks. As an option, I may decide to publish this review also on Fabryka Magazine, but this is not guaranteed and depends on your music as well (due to the magazine demographics, circa 1500-2000 monthly views).
Services are led by Launchpad's founder Steve Tramposch, whose 17+ years industry experience features a number of successful titles as an Manager, Producer, and Senior A&R executive for several of the world’s leading music companies, including Capitol, Virgin, Elektra, Eleven Seven, Billboard and more, where he’s been instrumental in the early discovery of numerous artists signed across multiple genres that would later result in the worldwide sale of tens of millions of albums. Steve has been privileged to work with some of the biggest artists, labels and executives in the music industry.
I am seeking great new talent to develop and produce. Submit your song to me for consideration. I will listen to everything submitted to me. In addition I will provide constructive feedback. If you want a detailed professional interaction or want to submit only please see the other submission options.
I speak on hundreds of panels in the last few years. I have booked thousands of bands for events, shows and festivals, especially SXSW. I am a writer and owned my own national music magazine. I manage bands and research music everyday. I also sit in on many panels constantly educating myself on whats working, not working and what performers need to advance in their music and also connect with fans.