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Jamesspencer
Commercial Songwriting and Composition Critiques by LA Industry Agent/Artist Developer
submission price: $60.00
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Commercial Songwriting and Composition Critiques by LA Industry Agent/Artist Developer

James Spencer is a noted LA industry vocal, keyboard, and songwriting/composition coach. He is the founder of Spencer Music and Artist Development coaching advanced artists in keyboard, voice, acting, voiceover, composition/songwriting and violin. He has been a regional judge for industry vocal competitions including American Idol and has worked as a singer/coach, keyboardist with recording artists as well as releasing his own solo classical and jazz albums.

As a composer he has written two LA-based musicals, has written incidental music scores for television as well as songs for artists.

SUBMISSIONS!
Songwriters and Composers in any genre my submit a song or composition of their choosing for critique by James Spencer. Submissions should include a .wav or .mp3 demo recording of your track and a pdf lead sheet or pdf copy of your score as well as a short introductory letter with link to your website, youtube channel, or any information on your goals and background on your composition. Keep it brief though only 1 page as I get 100s of submissions per week.

Your composition will be critiqued on the following criteria for "commercially viable" compositions.

1. Uniqueness of form, harmonic structure, melodic development, rhythm and the forms coherence with to conveying the mood of your material.
2. If a song, lyrics and the ability to create imagery and convey emotion.
3. Critique on your arrangement including choice of instrumentation, styling, dynamic contrast, skill of artists, vocal critique etc.
4. Overall effectiveness and commercial viability.
5. Suggestions to further your ability to get the composition published, or to receive air play or album distribution.

- James Spencer / Spencer Music and Artist Development


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Song Critique and Possible Feature on StarsUncharted.com
submission price: $15.00

Song Critique and Possible Feature on StarsUncharted.com

Submit your songs for a review by Aaron More, owner of StarsUncharted.com. You'll get a detailed critique and if your music hits the mark- you'll be featured. Looking for meaningful lyrics, unique melodies and an overall artistic approach to songwriting. Especially interested in Rock, Folk and Pop.

Stars Uncharted features the best original music out there and promotes talented unknown artists. Many Music Xray artists have been featured, such as:
Megan Longwell, Red Eye, Kyle Reynolds, Of God And Science, Brock Caldwell, Cat Cork, Jake Vance, Elikah, Taxi Violence, Speak Brother to name a few.


Luxorx
Music Critique and Feedback
submission price: $5.00

Music Critique and Feedback

I will be listening to your song and give you feedback on what companies are looking for placements opportunities. If I hear a diamond in the rough then I can help with making the song into a full fledge rare diamond. Artists/producers/composers should have the best chance of getting a placement and making a living in this industry and that is my goal for you.

*For a limited time only*

I will be giving feedback and critiques on all songs submitted. If I hear a diamond then I will work closely with you to get it placed and get you to a place where you can make a nice living with your art. Send me your best and I can do the rest.
Hope to hear from you soon! :)

Luxor Media Group (LMG) is a groundbreaking music publishing company that is changing the way a leading music publishing company is run in the music industry. Our goal at LMG is to further the careers of the next generation of superstar producers, songwriters, and musicians. We find and create opportunities for placing songs and tracks with great artists and collaborators. LMG does its best to secure its writers work in TV, film, commercials, video games, and promotions. We also strive to market our artist to the industry and their works to the world.

- Jorge Ibarra - A&R Director - Luxor Media Group


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Professional Song Critique: Emmy Sound - The SoundBeat
submission price: $10.00
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Professional Song Critique: Emmy Sound - The SoundBeat

I looking forward to hearing your original tunes and to finding the diamonds in the rough! Please submit your song(s) for a critique.

I am looking to both critique artists as well as find new talent. If your music is great I will present it to The SoundBeat for possible distribution. We are always looking for new good talent. Since we are a subsidiary of Sony Music there are endless opportunities for me to present an artist that has real talent.

I believe in developing relationships and making connections. When I work with you I begin by finding out about you, what you like, and where you've been. I learn who your favorite artists are, who inspires you, what entertains you or brings you joy. Always authentic I speak to you on a human level and share freely about lessons and tips I've learned along the way. I've been at The SoundBeat corp for the past 8 years. Before that I worked at Polygram Classics & Jazz, as well as Rolling Stone Magazine. I feel lucky every day that I can work with what I love - music & people - and I don't have to wear a suit!

- Emmy Sound / The Sound Beat (Sound Beat Music Entertainment)


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Song Critique from Billboard Magazine Critic/Contributor Chuck Taylor
submission price: $48.00

Song Critique from Billboard Magazine Critic/Contributor Chuck Taylor

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.


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State of Hip-Hop Submission
submission price: $2.99
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State of Hip-Hop Submission

By submitting to State of Hip-Hop, artist will have the opportunity to have their music reviewed and promoted on www.stateofhip-hop.com. Please submit your best track(s) for review.

State of Hip-Hop is a website where independent artist and blogger can come and showcase their talents.

- Avian Drummonds - CEO / Designer - The AMVD Group, LLC


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Detailed Song Review
submission price: $25.00

Detailed Song Review

Since 2004 MAC A MILLION DOLLAR MAN MUSICK has been providing opportunities to the indie artist community. Working with all genres, we average approximately 3,000 placements annually, with deals ranging from TV shows, and Films, to commercials, radio, and record labels.

This is a detailed review of your song to evaluate it's potential. We provide honest constructive feedback, with the intent to help artists improve their chances of being signed.

Your song will be rated on a 1 to 5 point system based on the following:
- Market potential
- The quality of the lyrics
- The quality of the performance
- The quality of the production
- The quality of the recording

Most reviews are done within 48 hours or less, and we look forward to hearing from you.


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Song Critiques from Eddie Caldwell Founder of Music Of the Sea
submission price: $50.00

Song Critiques from Eddie Caldwell Founder of Music Of the Sea<

Please submit your songs for an unbiased critique. I am Eddie Caldwell Founder and CEO for Music Of The Sea, music publishing and licensing company based out of Chicago. I work on a daily basis with television networks, record labels, publishers, advertising agencies, film production companies, directors, and music supervisors. We place songs on a weekly basis.

I have deals with CBS Television, Omnicom, Bunim Murray, Getty images, Universal, Music World Entertainment, Microsoft, etc.

We also have personal relationships with A&R people from Warner Bros, Universal, Def Jam, Interscope, Atlantic, EMI, etc. We also have personal relationships with the top Music Supervisors in the world. Weinstein Co, Dimension Films, Viacom,etc.

I'll critique your song and let you know whether your song needs more work, whether it's great for source music, feature music, advertising, retail, whether it needs more punch, how it feels sonically, would be great for another artist to sing, etc. Many times a song may not be a hit commercially, but it could be a hit for films, TV, advertising, etc.

I'll provide critique for all genres. Pop, Rap, R&B, Soul, Neo Soul, Country, Ambient, Classical, Rock, EDM, House, Lounge/Chillout, Dubstep, Adult Contemporary, Jazz, World, Latin, etc.

There may even be an opportunity for me to work your songs with my company Music Of The Sea.


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Industry critiques for synch potential
submission price: $25.00

Industry critiques for synch potential

Submit to Pop-Up Music! Have your track critiqued and prepped for synch by Co-Director of Pop-up Music Mark Garfield. Key song writing elements will be covered, arrangement, composition, lyrics, musicality, as well as production values such as the mix/mastering, frequencies and stylistic awareness. Constructive criticism will be aimed at the songs synch potential for Film, TV, Advertising and Gaming.

Mark Garfield has co-written songs with Cream's lyricist Pete Brown and Co-produced records with legendary producer Eddie Kramer (Jimi Hendrix, Led Zeppelin…) As a drummer toured the world and played major festivals such as Glastonbury not once but twice! Mark has a degree in Music Performance and teacher training.

All feedback will have comprehensive detail which comes with an honest and professional insight to your song - WARNING which at times might be brutal! I look forward to hearing your song!


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Initial Critique Leading to Full Production
submission price: $15.00

Initial Critique Leading to Full Production

David is looking to help bands and artists that are in need of a real producer with his skills to help them get to the next level. This is an initial critique to get to know the artist and what level they are at. And with David he doesn't just say "like" or "dis-like", his critiques are like being coached by a real pro and are of full value to the artist. David is both a music publisher AND multi instrumentalist producer all in one, giving you insights you cannot get anywhere else. And if things go well for you, this could lead to him actually accepting you for a production deal which can lead to positive results for the artist and their music.

- Little Hipster Music


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Production/Recording Critique
submission price: $10.00

Production/Recording Critique

All songs/tracks submitted will be critiqued for recording quality, mixing technique, clarity, and any other production related items that may need improvement. I will break down what I feel are any weak points in your production and give pointers on how to improve them.

I have worked in various areas of the music industry for 30 years, including film and commercial placements and production. If you submit your music to me, I will take the time to really listen and give you an honest critique of your recording. I will focus on any areas that I think could be improved and how they can be improved. I know how hard it is sometimes just to get an honest opinion, so I'd like to offer mine. That's it. I hope I can help.

- Jim Hughes - Recording Artist, Music-Supervisor - The Scientific Method


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Feedback from one of the original Hype Machine listed indie music blogs
submission price: $6.00
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Feedback from one of the original Hype Machine listed indie music blogs

mp3hugger was established in 2005 and is one of the original music blogs. Submissions can expect 50+ minimum word feedback and the chance to be featured on mp3hugger.com, our YouTube channel, Soundcloud & Spotify playlists and social media channels.

- Kevin Hugger - Owner - MP3 Hugger


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Career Guidance from 1520 Entertainment VP Jared Lee Gosselin
submission price: $15.00
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Career Guidance from 1520 Entertainment VP Jared Lee Gosselin

Looking to get real guidance on your Entertainment Career?

I'm accepting submissions for review, opportunities for placement, guidance on digital marketing and social media marketing, production, mixing and mastering along with overall brand development.

Producer Jared Lee Gosselin who won a Latin Grammy in 2013 for Beto Cuevas album Transformacion has also helped guide the careers of Velvet Revolver, Serj Tankian, DMC, Macy Gray, India.Arie, KRS-One and Musiq Soulchild. He notes, we want our artists to be their creative best. Of course, we want to see each one succeed, but we also want to be upfront, work honestly through each step and ultimately, create a cohesive team.

- Jared Lee Gosselin / 1520 Entertainment


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MVP Music Analysis
submission price: $7.00
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MVP Music Analysis

We are offering you an opportunity to submit your music for a critique. A detailed honest report about whats good and whats not happening in your songs. All genres are welcomed to submit to this limited timed offer. If it is good enough to forward, we will notify you for your permission to do so. Submit now...

- Gerald Green - CEO - Music Vision Producers


Omni music
Dance Music hits for Brazil
submission price: $5.00
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Dance Music hits for Brazil

Submit your dance tracks for analysis and feedback based on the Brazilian audience market.

We're a company based in Brazil which provides a wide range of services for local & touring artists.
• Talent Booking & Management
• Artist & Technical Production
• Tour & Event Planning and Production
• Visas & Permits

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Artists
Smashing Pumpkins, The Prodigy, Foster the People, Major Lazer, Calvin Harris, David Guetta, Galantis Events
Tomorrowland BR, Lollapalooza BR, Electric Zoo BR, Xxxperience Festival, Kaballah Festival, Dream Valley, Paradise Weekend

- Rodrigo França / Omni Music


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Detailed Song Critique
submission price: $20.00
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Detailed Song Critique

Hi, We are Spin Move Records. We are a boutique Record Label in Los Angeles, CA. We have been in business since 2002. We have released songs by Beekwilder, Moses Stone, Hero DeLano, Amy Kuney, Rochelle Diamante, Ainjel Emme, and Jessica Sanchez.

We are purveyors of compelling lyrics coupled with memorable melodies. We have a strong sense of what is authentically good. If you have gold in your songs there is a good chance we can help you find it. We will listen to your song 1-2 times completely through and provide a critique. We can't forecast or promise any length of the critique except you will have our full attention for 10-20 minutes.

If we find something we really think could resonate with a larger audience we will request your song and be in touch about next steps.
Thank You! Spin Move Records


Cooper anderson
Production Critique from Grammy Winning Music Producer/Engineer/Songwriter Cooper Anderson
submission price: $10.00

Production Critique from Grammy Winning Music Producer/Engineer/Songwriter Cooper Anderson

Since I am a producer, I know how easy it is to lose perspective when you’re working on a project. With this service I can help you get back on track by telling you how your track is perceived by a seasoned outsider. I will comment on the lyrics, melodies, arrangement, production, mix, mastering, and anything else you would like. Just leave any questions with the submission and I'll give you a detailed response.

- Cooper Anderson


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Feedback On Your Original Tracks - Universal Talent Group Ltd
submission price: $20.00
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Feedback On Your Original Tracks - Universal Talent Group Ltd

I will personally listen and give individual feedback on your original track, the areas that need to be worked on as well as advising on the commercialism of the song.

We think big and aim high. Making ideas, a reality.

Universal Talent Group consists of a team of experienced and forward thinking music managers, talent agents, A&R executives and creatives in addition to a dedicated team looking after our Stage and Screen Department.

Over the past years, Universal Talent Group has changed beyond recognition and continues to develop and change at an increasing speed. Our team pride themselves on their remarkable reputation at guiding their client’s careers beyond what other companies and professionals believe possible.

The team, comprising of leaders in their field, work across a range of entertainment and media sectors, making Universal Talent Group uniquely placed to assist client’s grow and develop their brand, talent and creativity.

- Paul Collum, Management & Promotions Director at Universal Talent Group


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Considering Songs & Artists for Music Publishing, Production, Management
submission price: $10.00

Considering Songs & Artists for Music Publishing, Production, Management

We are always considering new Publishing catalog for our Label, Film, and TV pitch opportunities. We would also like to give a helping hand to the people who are aspiring writers by giving detailed critiques and phone meetings to discuss their songs and other catalogs.

Additionally, we are considering artists for representation and Management for our Record Label.

Century Music Group is a boutique Nashville Entertainment Company providing Record Label, Music Publishing, and Artist Management services. CMG Record Label covers a full suite of record label related services for signed and unsigned artists. These services include, but are not limited to artist development, music and video production, distribution, promotion, publicity, and marketing.
CMG Music Publishing focuses on songwriters and music catalog for placement in major and independent label recordings, film and television and other music licensing opportunities.
CMG Artist Management handles career administration, development and representation to major record labels, publishing companies, booking agencies and other industry-related companies.

- Art Ward - President - Century Music Group


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Professional Song Critique from Kris Bergsnes / Two Wheel Xray
submission price: $10.00
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Professional Song Critique from Kris Bergsnes / Two Wheel Xray

This will be a full critique of my opinion and perceptions of 30 years of writing, being critiqued and critiquing. The $10 fee is for a limited time only. I have critiqued songs for many years but as we all know. No one has all the right answers. Please remember that it is your song and I will only be working from my experience and perspective.

Over, 60 plus songs recorded by major label artist and over 12 million albums. Artist include, Tim Mcgraw, Wynonna Judd, Clay Walker, Chris LeDoux, Arron Watson/Willie Nelson, Patty Page/Vince Gill, Tyler Farr, Justin Moore and many others.

I introduced the Jane Dear girls to each other and helped Scotty Emerick, Brett Eldredge, and others get their first publishing deal. I've written many songs with producers in New York, LA, Miami and Nashville. I'm currently managing two artist/writers as well as writing and pitching and looking for other artists and writers to help to the next level.

Check out my credits HERE

- Kris Bergsnes / Two Wheel Artist


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LA based production company, Cinemurai Films, offering music critique. Go ahead, impress us!
submission price: $5.00
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LA based production company, Cinemurai Films, offering music critique. Go ahead, impress us!

Cinemurai Films is excitedly offering their services to listen to, and critique, fresh new music. We will give honest feedback in a timely manner. Show us your best work! Residing in Hollywood means we are constantly surrounded by all sorts of artists and musicians. A question we get asked often, is whether or not being in the industry means we get burnt out when it comes to people reaching out to us. Is it work? Absolutely. Do we love it? ABSOLUTELY. Part of what separates us from many other production companies is that we welcome new comers and aspiring artists to pitch ideas to us, share their content, or even ask advice. With all we do, and where we are, we have definitely developed a keen ear for great content. I myself and a music enthusiast, so this website is really allowing me to kill two birds with one stone here.

- April Busby - Screen Writer; Content Creator - Cinemurai Filma


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EDM song review/Feedback
submission price: $3.00
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EDM song review/Feedback

You will hear feedback from multiple employees from a new EDM record label (BPMusic Records) who have been listening to a majority of subgenres within EDM for over 10 years. You can ask us what specifically what you would want to hear for feedback. Then once reviewed we will give you feedback on what to do with your song and how good it is.

*we have a separate opportunity for record label submissions, we only accept demos (if attempted to) from that opportunity. We will not ask for the track submitted to be released on the label unless owner of track asks for a release.

- Matthew Barraza - Record Label - BPMusic


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BPA Media Group Feedback (Gospel, R&B, Soul, Pop, Rap)
submission price: $5.00
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BPA Media Group Feedback (Gospel, R&B, Soul, Pop, Rap)

BPA Media Group is an agency dedicated to give insight and knowledge to new, on-the-rise artists about the industry and provide detailed outlines to get our artists to the next level.

Honest feedback for new artists trying to break into the industry. Be yourself and don't be afraid of your talents. We specialize in Gospel, R&B, Soul, Pop and Rap.

I am here to advance and build with someone who first believes in themselves. Instead of just complaining, let's take time to create an effective plan where we can advance you to where you should have been a few years back. This industry is full of talent; what makes you stand out? Don't know..? Let's figure it out.

- Jwan Lewis - CEO - BPA Media Group


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Recording Critique
submission price: $0.00

Recording Critique

I will listen to any song submitted and critique it from a producer's point of view. this is an overall critique and everything is fair game. I may or may not discuss song structure, lyrics, performance, arrangement, recording, mix, etc.

20+ years as a session engineer and producer in LA. Bernard has worked with some of the best musicians in the world on Albums, films, TV and commercials. Bernard now produces music for clients world wide from his Oregon studio.

- Bernard Matthews Audio Production


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Foley Entertainment Music Feedback and Phone Consultation
submission price: $0.00

Foley Entertainment Music Feedback and Phone Consultation

Through this opportunity on Music Xray, you can submit two of your songs to me for a written evaluation AND a 15 minute phone consultation. Believe me, I can pack a great deal of valuable advice into 15 minutes. For an additional fee, the phone consultation can be extended to 30 or 60 minutes if you so choose.

This is an opportunity for you to get helpful feedback on your songs AND speak with an experienced, caring, licensed music industry professional. My advice and career guidance will point you in the right direction. I’m the person who literally wrote the book about Artist Development and now you can speak with me directly. Please visit my Web site for a full Bio, Client Testimonials and links to TV Talk Show interviews that are filled with free advice & insight.

www.FoleyEntertainment.com

Topics for Phone Consultations Include: Building a Team, Song Selection, Song Arranging, Intellectual Property, Artist Development, Press Kits, Photography, Image, Management, Booking Agents, TV/Film Placement, Marketing, Radio Promotion, Publicity, Advertising, Touring, Record Companies, Music Publishing, Videos, Merchandise, Distribution, Along with answering your questions

The genres I would be interested in receiving are:
Pop, Rock, Singer/Songwriter, Folk, Americana, Country, Blues, Jazz, World, Metal, Children's Music


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PA74 Music Critique Submission
submission price: $5.00
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PA74 Music Critique Submission

Send your best track for our rating advice by our professional team.

With a professional and dynamic staff, PA74 Music is one of the most important Italian companies for all the people of the MUSIC Planet. Partner of the Italian Music Show VIDEOFESTIVAL Live.

- Alessandro Porcella / PA74 Music


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100K fan base: Feedback & Possible Site Feature on Keep Walking Music
submission price: $2.00

Keep Walking Music Critique & Possible Site Feature

Keep Walking Music is a Madrid based online music platform that launched in 2015, and has since showcased local and worldwide talent. We are dedicated to discovering and featuring exceptional artists that we feel deserve a platform in the public eye.

The feedback you will receive will be an honest feeling from listening to your music, and should never be taken as a personal criticism. A quick browse through the blog will give you a sense of the editorial.

- Salah EddineBenali / Keep Walking Music