Songwriter, male demo vocalist

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As a multi-genre songwriter of 17 years, versatility is my selling point. I've learned from and been around some of the best writers the music industry has to offer. I'm a studio rat, so the turnaround on services I'm providing you can be quick. I have current TV placements, but my passion is writing great songs for people like you.

The services I provide include songwriting and male vocalist demos. Versatility in writing is key, and I can write R&B, country, contemporary, pop, hip-hop hooks, etc. I can help you strengthen your verses, bring depth to your harmonies and melodies, and make your chorus and hooks pop that much more. Whether you want a radio-friendly song, or if it's an unfinished song you want to flesh out, I'll be sensitive with your music. I understand the relationship creatives have with the things they create. Between lyrics, melodies and harmonies, each song is a puzzle. It's my job to put those pieces together, and create the most quality song possible. I'll give you 2 FREE revisions, as I will always welcome your feedback. I co-wrote the song you can play on this page.

*All co-writes I retain my publishing rights, the % varies depending on the project

Ownership/Publishing
50% Lyrics and Melody of Complete song
25% Lyrics and Melody of Chorus
25% Co-writes and Edits

Contact me through the green button above and lets get to work.

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  1. Review by Jonny Castle
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    PennDusko is one of my favorite writers to work with. His lyrics are deep and witty to match his very good melody lines. I would highly recommend writing with this guy.

Interview with PennDusko

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

  2. A: I usually write music to a produced instrumental, or to an acoustic arrangement. I love writing R&B, country and contemporary. Depending on the co-writer, there are plenty of times we'll start writing to a loop or a guitar melody.

  3. Q: What's your strongest skill?

  4. A: Versatility. Being a songwriter in this day and age means you need to be a multi-genre writer. I have a comfort zone, but I'm also confident in my ability to write to any client's specific needs.

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

  6. A: Once I receive a track/instrumental, I take some time to vibe with it. Music gives a feeling, and in order to communicate that feeling effectively via lyric, you have to feel what the track is telling you to write. It's good if a lyric or melody sound good, but it's better with it feels good. I try my best to make music that feels good.

  7. Q: Tell us about your studio setup.

  8. A: I utilize a MacBook Pro with Logic, and I have access to Ableton. I have weekly access to studios and writing rooms, and I do a lot of writing and recording at home as well.

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

  10. A: John Mayer, James Fauntleroy and Kirk Franklin are my favorite songwriters. They know how to effectively convey a feeling and emotion in one quality lyric, and every lyric has a purpose. Quincy Jones is one of my favorite producers, because his versatility is what made him different. I believe lyrical versatility as a writer is what sets me apart as well.

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

  12. A: I do mostly topline writing, which is basically writing on top of a beat that a client brings to me. Outside of the lyrics, I also create the harmonies and melodies around the vocal, and provide feedback on how to make the track and song itself better. However, I often create songs from scratch, with just a guitar, which is common here in Nashville.

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I was the songwriter/arranger in this production

Terms Of Service

Average turnaround is 3-10 business days, usually faster depending on my schedule. Two FREE revisions. All co-writes I retain my publishing rights, the % varies depending on the project.

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