Jodah

Songwriter for UFC / APM Music

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Songwriter for the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) since 2003 including theme song 'Face the Pain' + 15 other songs licensed by UFC for TV, Movies & Video Games I specialize in Hard Rock, Heavy Metal & Country Music 20+ Years of Tour & Recording Experience Production Music Composer for APM Music - Sonoton Music Library - Endgame [END]

Songwriter specializing in Rock, Country & Metal for TV, Film & Multi-Media

Production / Songwriting / Composing / Top Line / Lyricist / Guitarist

No job is too small! I love a challenge to help make your project stand out.

I also provide consultation to the struggling musician / artist looking to step up to the next level in regard to music promotion, songwriting, publishing, publicity PLUS budgeting for your upcoming CD release and tour in the new era of today's music business.

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15 Reviews - 3 Repeat Clients

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  1. Review by Randy R.
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    Another fantastic job by Jodah in the can! Quick turn around and plenty of killer material to work with : )

  2. Review by Phillip T.
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    Jodah delivered exceptional vocals that added the right emotion to the track. He also was fast in getting it done. I would highly recommend working with him if you need great vocals quick. Treason baby! Can't wait to mix and master this chompy and drop it!

  3. Review by Martijn W.
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    Joe did a terrific job on 5 songs. He works fast, very easy to communicate with, delivers more than i usually asked for, provides improvements on the vocals even with the smallest changes and i ended up with exactly was i was looking for and even exceeded my expectations. Pleasure working with Joe, throughout the whole project i had a reassuring sense of knowing that he will deliver quality.

  4. Review by Martijn W.
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    I needed a "clean" voice on a song, and after providing me with some very powerful stems, Joe's versatility with his voice not only gave me exactly what i asked for, but even with harmony backing vocals.

  5. Review by Martijn W.
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    Again great experience. Fast, accurate, and it's like Joe exactly knows what i had in mind when writing these songs. His vocals really improve the quality of the song.

  6. Review by Martijn W.
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    Second time i worked with Joe, and everything went very smooth, very fast. Joe provided some suggestions and very creative solutions (thanks for that btw). Final product exceeded my expectations. Five stars for sure!

  7. Review by Randy R.
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    Another great experience working with Jodah! Powerful vocals executed exactly as I had envisioned.

  8. Review by Martijn W.
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    Besides being a really easy-going person, Joe has a unique and very strong, raw powervoice. On soundbetter you can find a ton of great rock singers, but they all tend to sound too clean for my taste. I'm sure Joe is perfectly capable to provide those kind of vocals also but it's his versatility that makes him stand out in the crowd. Will definitely work with him on future projects.

  9. Review by Randy R.
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    Jodah nailed exactly what I was going for and then some. I had the finished monster vocal tracks in my mitts and ready for the mixing bowl before I could say Holy Cannoli! : ) Definitely going to use Jodah on more songs in 2020!

  10. Review by Harold G.
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    Awesome musician! Knew exacty what I was looking for. Very thorogh, great communication, pushed my project to the next level. Would definitely work with him again 10 Stars

  11. Review by Jason M.
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    As my working relationship with Jodah continues, he remains an ultimate professional and creative partner. A fantastic voice, easy to work with, and never lets me down.

  12. Review by Jason M.
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    A pleasure to work with, and an amazing voice....

  13. Review by Jason M.
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    A true professional.

  14. Review by Wojciech G.
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    Great job done by Joe, really good and quick communication and of course pro quality! Thanks!

  15. Review by Tom D.
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    Loved working with Jodah. His insight and experience was phenomenal for the song we began. Definitely will be working with him some more on future projects.

Interview with Jodah

  1. Q: Tell us about a project you worked on you are especially proud of and why. What was your role?

  2. A: Writing the theme song for the UFC - Ultimate Fighting Championship called "Face the Pain" being able to talk to Dana White (UFC / CEO) and him explaining to me what he would like the song to be about and capturing that feeling for him. I also sang on some songs that made it onto Bethesda Video Games - Rage 2 and Commander Keen Having a Hip-Hop song I played guitar on for some producers get aired on NFL Pro Bowl in 2019 Having my music I wrote for APM Music get placements with NFL, NHL, MLB, and many TV shows all over the world.

  3. Q: What are you working on at the moment?

  4. A: 3 vocal gigs with Soundbetter Produciing 3 albums for APM Music Writing and recording 4 albums for APM Music Writing and recording 12 songs for the UFC Writing personal music for myself and my band STEMM

  5. Q: Is there anyone on SoundBetter you know and would recommend to your clients?

  6. A: Anyone who left me a review are great people to work with ;-)

  7. Q: Analog or digital and why?

  8. A: Digital - Because it is easy ;-)

  9. Q: What's your 'promise' to your clients?

  10. A: I will do everything in my power to get the job done fast and well to make you happy.

  11. Q: What do you like most about your job?

  12. A: Freedom - I do not punch a clock for someone else. The time clock is for me and I enjoy doing it so, it does not feel like work.

  13. Q: What questions do customers most commonly ask you? What's your answer?

  14. A: Can you ACTUALLY sing like it sounds on your sample songs? - Yes, that is my natural voice

  15. Q: What's the biggest misconception about what you do?

  16. A: That this is a get rich quick occupation. It takes a lot of time and sacrifice and hustle between writing, recording and promoting your work online.

  17. Q: What questions do you ask prospective clients?

  18. A: What do you need from me?

  19. Q: What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?

  20. A: Be honest and a team player. That is what makes the job fun, creative and easy.

  21. Q: If you were on a desert island and could take just 5 pieces of gear, what would they be?

  22. A: Fender Telecaster Acoustic Guitar Bass Guitar Drums Something to record with ;-)

  23. Q: What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?

  24. A: I was a truck driver and touring musician I began working / writing for the (UFC) Ultimate Fighting Championship in 2002. In 2008, my royalties began to build where I was able to save money and work as a writer where I became a full time writer in 2016.

  25. Q: How would you describe your style?

  26. A: Versatile, Aggressive, Dynamic, Southern Style undertones between vocals and guitar work

  27. Q: Which artist would you like to work with and why?

  28. A: Eddie Vedder of Pearl Jam Phil Anselmo of Pantera Corey Taylor of Slipknot / Stone Sour Brad Paisley Steven Tyler of Areosmith Zac Brown Miranda Lambert Tyler Childers I LOVE THEIR HONESTY IN THE GENRES THEY PERFORM IN - I would love to sit with them and understand what makes them tick as a writer.

  29. Q: Can you share one music production tip?

  30. A: Write, create for the song. Not for yourself.

  31. Q: What type of music do you usually work on?

  32. A: Hard Rock, Heavy Metal, Hip-Hop, Country Music, Blues

  33. Q: What's your strongest skill?

  34. A: Songwriting, Vocals, Guitar, Bass, Drums, Business Management, Social Media Skills, promotion and marketing, budgeting

  35. Q: What do you bring to a song?

  36. A: I am good at structuring and building a song, creating hooks and melodies and top lines. When I write music, I usually hear the song as a whole and I do my best to interpret what is in my head, to the recording studio.

  37. Q: What's your typical work process?

  38. A: I am a songwriter by profession. I am working on music at all hours of the day and night. Some songs I write by myself, others I write with my co-writers. It all depends on the song.

  39. Q: Tell us about your studio setup.

  40. A: I have a home studio utilizing Presonus Studio One Professional D.A.W. I also have access to professional studios in my area

  41. Q: What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?

  42. A: I currently write production music (music libraries) for the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) and APM Music I have met some great writers while on this journey that have taught me quite a bit about this end of the music / TV business.

  43. Q: Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.

  44. A: For Soundbetter clients, I have found most of my work is in the form of singing on other artists songs where the melody and lyrics are set to go and they want my vocal approach on their music.

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  • Metallica
  • Stone Sour
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  • Presonus Studio One Professional 4
  • Mesa Boogie Triple Rectofier
  • Fender Amplification
  • Gibson Guitars
  • Fender Guitars
  • ESP Guitars
  • Ibanez Bass
  • Martin Acoustics
  • Epiphone Acoustics & tons of fun plugins ;-)
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