The award-winning songwriters at Starburst Music serve as lyricists, co-writers & publisher for an eclectic consortium of collaborative musical initiatives. Our common thread is love of music and story telling which continues to inspire us daily.
We can help with writing original song lyrics, collaborate on co-writing as well as full song production in collaboration with our extensive international cadre of fellow musicians, songwriters, producers and publishers.
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Interview with Starburst Music Publishing LLC
Q: Tell us about a project you worked on you are especially proud of and why. What was your role?
A: creation of a whole new musical vibe called Rapazzi described by HDMusic Now's Jody Friedman as follows: "With gut wrenching, poetic lyrics in the vein of Leonard Cohen and a vocalist with the rugged sincerity of Johnny Cash, Rapazzi is the brainchild of a gifted Brazilian composer/producer, an American lyricist and seasoned vocalists living in Mexico. The result of their collaboration are retro Mexi-Cali infused beat generation exhortations on the meaning of life in the early 21st Century."
Q: What are you working on at the moment?
A: new album
Q: Is there anyone on SoundBetter you know and would recommend to your clients?
A: have spent nearly no time on this website and have no idea who is on it
Q: Analog or digital and why?
A: not my area of expertise
Q: What's your 'promise' to your clients?
A: will do best job i possibly can
Q: What do you like most about your job?
A: creating something beautiful
Q: What questions do customers most commonly ask you? What's your answer?
A: have no answer for this one
Q: What's the biggest misconception about what you do?
A: no idea
Q: What questions do you ask prospective clients?
A: what's the primary message you wish to convey
Q: What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?
A: listen to my work to see if it interests you
Q: If you were on a desert island and could take just 5 pieces of gear, what would they be?
A: pad and pen, guitar
Q: What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?
A: business (commercial real estate development, banking, business development). have been into songwriting since 2008
Q: How would you describe your style?
Q: Which artist would you like to work with and why?
A: Leonard Cohen because he's genius
Q: Can you share one music production tip?
A: if you can't sing, don't insist upon doing your own vocals in your demo - get someone who can sing
Q: What type of music do you usually work on?
A: rock, folk, country, pop
Q: What's your strongest skill?
A: lyric writing
Q: What do you bring to a song?
Q: What's your typical work process?
A: 1. write complete lyrics then collaborate with melody co-writers; 2. receive melody then write lyrics to suit them
Q: Tell us about your studio setup.
A: Have no studio set up - collaborate with others who do
Q: What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?
A: LeonardCohen-JohnnyCash-KeithUrban-LadyAntebellum, JasonMraz-BandPerry-Evanescence-FrankZappa-NIN
Q: Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.
A: lyric writing and collaborating on melody, heart and soul of a song, executive producing, album publishing, securing licensing into film, television and advertising placements.