Matthew Patrick MacDonald

Writing and composing songs

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Hi there and thank you for checking me out it is very appreciated! I have been writing and composing acoustic songs and would really like to become part of a team and try to get my creation Electrik Emblem to the next level. I have been working alone for the past few years and I think it is time to start working with other people in the industry.

Hi There

My name is Matthew Patrick MacDonald and I have created a project named Electrik Emblem which consists of self written songs which I then composed on an acoustic guitar after finding the right chord progression.

I started this project in the form of a podcast on the Anchor.fm platform and after almost two years of writing and recording they took me offline without any notice whatsoever. I then started to use Distrokid and just continued to write and compose like I had been doing.

Writing songs has become something I really enjoy doing and would like to find a way to do it full time if I could find someone to actually take the time and review the words I have written and actually listen to the songs and see the same vision that I see.

I have spent so much time writing and composing these songs that my wife actually left me because it became my number one priority and she could not take it anymore, so I really hope that all I have created will eventually become successful.

My inspiration comes from artists like Tupac Shakur, The Doors, Guns N Roses and the name Electrik Emblem actually came to me in a dream and to be honest some of my lyrics have come from dreams.

I want to thank you for reading my pitch and description and I am praying you consider myself and my creation for consideration.

Tell me about your project and how I can help, through the 'Contact' button above.

Interview with Matthew Patrick MacDonald

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

  2. A: I am currently working on Electrik Emblem and I will keep working on it until it succeeds. I pay very little to get a recording upload to multiple platforms. Marketing is the key.

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

  4. A: I just finished a song called Thank You, which is a Thank You to my mother and father.

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

  6. A: I know nobody on the SoundBetter platform.

  7. Q: Analog or digital and why?

  8. A: Doesn't matter to me at this stage.

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

  10. A: I will always give every part of me because I want my lyrics to be as unique and powerful as possible.

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

  12. A: Right now I am flying solo but I would have to say the writing process.

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

  14. A: I have never been asked.

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

  16. A: People think I am looking for attention but in reality I am trying to write an amazing song.

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

  18. A: I have never been in that situation.

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

  20. A: I can write with the best of them.

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

  22. A: Acoustic guitar, Pen, Paper, Cell Phone and something to consume.

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

  24. A: I have always thought writing songs was such and admirable skill and I decided to see if I could actually create myself and maybe get better.

  25. Q: How would you describe your style?

  26. A: My style is a basic 1 2 3 4 beat structure with my own type of lyrical style.

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

  28. A: Any artist that would fit the style that I am envisioning.

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

  30. A: Focus!

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

  32. A: Acoustic guitar songs.

  33. Q: What's your strongest skill?

  34. A: Lyrical creation.

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

  36. A: I can bring true emotion, passion and unique lyrics to a song.

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

  38. A: I try to write a song as quickly as possible to avoid prolonging the process, I then try to find a chord progression to fit what I have written and then I will usually record between 1 to 6 times and then upload my new creation.

  39. Q: Tell us about your studio setup.

  40. A: Right now my studio consists of a cell phone and Sigma 6 string acoustic guitar.

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

  42. A: Tupac Shakur, The Doors, Guns N Roses

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

  44. A: Right now I am working alone, writing songs and uploading them via Distrokid and SoundCloud.

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