AudioSparx Spotlight - June 2010 - Vocal Music in Production: The Rise of Indie and Pop Vocals

AudioSparx Spotlight - June 2010
June 2010
Vocal Music in Production:  The Rise of Indie & Pop Vocals 
What do CSI: Miami, Memphis Beat, and dozens of other television crime shows have in common? They’re following a hot new trend of using Vocal Music tracks to close out the final scenes of each episode. In addition, these shows often open with Vocals, too, or insert sad ones when someone gets bumped off or brutalized! Spotting this significant modern trend, AudioSparx stepped up its game and is filling the gap with significantly Hot Vocals in enough genres to set your heart pounding.

With almost 13,000 Vocal tracks at your fingertips, we have a new feature that allows you to click a link to the “Top 100 Vocal Music Tracks by Genre” – where you can quickly see our best-selling tracks in genres like Indie Rock, Pop, Rock, Electronica, Classical and many others. We try to make your creative and commercial production work go FAST by doing the sorting for you. This edition of Spotlight features our top-selling Vocal artists, as well as hot new vocalists whose evocative music is powering today's media and creative TV, film, radio and Internet productions.

Need 1930s scratchy, vintage radio vocals? We’ve got tons of ‘em. Need foreign language Vocals or Children singing innocently and angelically? AudioSparx has you covered! For any given situation – from male or female vocals, in English or numerous foreign languages – or soaring choral, hot rap, cool scat, and much more, our HyperSearch feature will help you quickly find the perfect vocal track for any situation. Simply click the vocal genre link you need, then listen, license and download today!

Hear the Hot Vocal Music Now!


Under deadline, over budget, sweating bullets? AudioSparx has sorted our 13,000 Hot Vocal tracks by Genre – cutting your search time by precious minutes or hours, to help you nail down just the right song for your production. Click any genre below and listen to our Best-Selling, Hottest male and female vocalists:

Top 100 Vocal Tracks - Listen Now

Top 100 Indie Rock Vocal Tracks Top 100 Jazz Vocal Tracks
Top 100 Pop Vocal Tracks Top 100 Classical Vocal Tracks
Top 100 R&B Vocal Tracks Top 100 World Vocal Tracks
Top 100 Rock Vocal Tracks Top 100 Country Vocal Tracks

Spotlight Artists of the Month:  New Vocal Artists at AudioSparx
We proudly present two hot new vocal artists that have recently joined AudioSparx.  The Robert Cole Band specializes in Indie Rock vocals, while Venue Connection brings an infectious R&B Pop groove.

Robert Cole Band
Robert Cole is a masterful musician and songwriter based in the greater Chicago area. During his career, Robert has shared the stage with Cheap Trick and REO Speedwagon. His album ‘The Dissolution’ is scheduled for a July 2010 release. Robert's music is perfect for scenes needing a raw, muscled, powerful and
emotional music connection.  With a rock-solid rhythm section backing him, Robert is free to unleash his powerful and engaging vocals on the unsuspecting. We believe you will quickly find why this is one of the best Indie Rock artists we've heard this year and why we have the highest hopes for Robert's music to land in major TV shows, movies, commercials and other major productions.
Venue Connection
Exciting new Madrid group, VenueConnection, is sweeping Europe with their second album, Madrid Boogie. A fusion of Jazz, Funk, Black Soul, Flamenco and Electronics -- a combo of the coolest, most original music on our site. Jazzy, elegant, laidback tracks about romance, lovin’ and more. Lead singer Karl Frierson,
of the German record label Phazz-a-Delic, and the lush female vocals of Angeles Dorrio, provide an irresistible Euro vibe with lyrics in English -- a perfect little cocktail for our clients’ hot productions in Film, Television, ad campaigns and more!  After garnishing raves among the world of R&B music lovers, Venue Connection is here at AudioSparx now ready for Hollywood to discover!
Fourth of July is Coming!
You know the heat of Summer has arrived when you celebrate the 4th!
AudioSparx has a great selection of cool fireworks sounds, patriotic music, and good-time fun tracks to help you celebrate the occasion with the right audio.

Fourth of July Fireworks
Patriotic Music
Amusement Sound Effects


Top Vocal Artists at AudioSparx

While we have hundreds of supremely talented artists producing vocal music, we sadly can not include them all here because your email system would self-destruct due to the sheer size of the required newsletter!  However, presenting the best of the best, the artists below have all demonstrated a world-class capability in vocal music composition and production.  Their tracks sell over and over, consistently meeting the vocal music needs of our clients for projects of all types.

Erwin Steijlen (Netherlands)
Erwin Steijlen is a hot composer from the Netherlands. His styles go from orchestral to dance and from rock to music for films and television. Erwin's clients include VW, BMW, Philips, Seat, Nike, Microsoft, Mercedes, Popstars, MTV, Audi, Tour de France and Wrangler. He continues to work with Top DJ Fedde le Grand and has worked with Nena, Pink, Cirque du Soleil, Steve Balsamo and many others. His music has been performed in China, Japan, USA, India, South-Africa, Russia, Monaco, Germany, Austria, Italy, Switzerland and Spain and his music appears on multiple TV shows and films.

RFCM Symphony Orchestra (UK)
An amazing library of orchestral classical music, with over 700 tracks, conducted by world-renowned conductor Keith J. Salmon.  Includes all of the classics from Bach, Beethoven, Mozart and many many other famous composers. Features music from various symphony orchestras, brilliant choral works, world-famous operas, and much more. RFCM is second to none when it comes to classical production music!
Dan Radlauer (USA)
As one of the top composers for Reality TV, Dan Radlauer has composed music for over 100 TV episodes, wrote theme music for Sally Jesse Raphael and Jerry Springer, and has received three BMI TV Music Awards. Dan also scored over 1,000 commercials for folks like Coke, Nissan, Pizza Hut, Acura, Microsoft, Denny's, Mazda, Mattel and many others. An accomplished pianist, guitarist, bassist, and orchestrator, Dan's music covers Classical, Jazz and Symphonic, Rock, Techno, and Sound Design.  Let Dan's dynamic compositions put that award-winning sheen on your next big project!
Really Free Music (UK)
Really Free Music has had music appearing in over 500 albums worldwide, and numerous Films, TV and multimedia, with clients spanning the globe. Owned and run by UK composer Peter Wheeler, his own composing credits include worldwide commercial album releases, Films, and many TV shows (UK, US, ABC, Disney, C4, C5, MTV, etc). Really Free Music also specialises in World music and other niche genres - from Sea Shanties to Ambient Trip Hop to African Choirs.
MX47 (USA)
MX47 is a collaboration of Hollywood’s most innovative orchestrators and digital music experts under the direction of renowned film composer Leonard Rogowski. Leonard thrives on the inventiveness of cutting edge music artistry, and utilizes the latest sensational breakthroughs in music technology. The electrifying sounds of MX47 have been featured on HBO, CNN, NBC, ABC, CBS, FOX and The History Channel, and in such shows as The Sopranos, America's Most Wanted, NBC Dateline, Saturday Night Live and Lifestyles Of The Rich & Famous.
Suzannah Doyle (USA)
Suzannah Doyle is a composer, performer, and on-the-spot songwriter whose work appears world-wide in movies, commercials, TV & radio shows, documentaries, and corporate projects from LegoLand to the Martha Stewart Show and Public Broadcasting. A multi-instrumentalist, she played by invitation at the White House in Washington, D.C., and, with her band of merry cohorts, she serves up a musical smorgasbord from all eras and styles of music, from Broadway to Gaslight era old time piano tunes to smooth jazz, quirky TV theme songs and cinematic underscoring.
Dewey Dellay (USA)
Composer Dewey Dellay won an IRNE for his music in Five by Tenn and the prestigious Elliot Norton Outstanding Design Award. Next, Music & Sound Design Award in The Women, 9 Parts of Desire, and Miss Witherspoon. Projects include Natl Geographic TV, Discovery Channel, and TV shows Date Patrol, America’s Spookiest Places, Cat House, and How to Clean Your House. Film credits: Haunted Lantern, Pearl Harbor–The View from Japan, and Chaos and Order, produced by NEIA. Let Dewey's expressive cues, interludes or full-blown musical soundtracks guide your project to an elegant conclusion.
Max DiCarlo (USA)
Italian Composer and Producer Max DiCarlo is blazing an international trail, scoring movies for Disney and Lionsgate, and had placements on Oprah, Ugly Betty, Everyone Hates Chris, All My Children and others. Max is a multi-instrumentalist who has scored Italian films, TV shows and fashion commercials. His compositions are on Sony and EMI albums, and he has composed, arranged and produced music for global icons like Elton John, and produced a slew of multi-platinum albums for many Latin America stars. Max's music promises orchestral glamour, intense fear or diabolical whimsy!
Michael Wheeler (Australia)
Michael Wheeler is a multi-instrumentalist songwriter and producer whose styles include Pop, Rock, Dance, Electronica & Childrens Music. His music has appeared in documentaries, in the movie trailer for "Real Time" and TV shows "Upscale TV" and "Chris and John to the Rescue." Michael also brings us music for video games, TV commercials, corporate, theater and educational presentations. Check out "Innovate," a sweet little number for corporate, runway modeling or travel documentaries. Michael's Dramatic tracks would work beautifully in almost any media production.
ARC Music Productions (UK)
ARC Music has traveled the globe recording authentic World and Ethnic music. Their 600 tracks include Kantele music from Finland, music of the North American Indians, Didgeridoo music from Australia, Punjabi Pop or Bhangra from India, Chinese Dulcimer, Japanese Koto, Middle Eastern percussion, and much more. ARC Music is used worldwide by producers of TV and film dramatizations. Recent placements include the blockbuster movie "Open Water," the "40 Year Old Virgin," and the highly acclaimed film "The Constant Gardener."
Daniel's Window (USA)
Daniel's Window is a Chicago-based group whose music is brilliant and inspirational, intense and edgy. This power-rock quintet will leave you craving for more! Contemporary Christian music and Worship! They perform over 100 dates yearly, and have performed over 1000 shows since 1997. With a growing fan base and client list, Daniel's Window is a winning team all the way, as their uplifting and powerful instrumental and vocal tracks so amply reveal why they are in high demand!
Denise Rivera (Netherlands)
Imagine........a strong-tempered female Latin singer with a sensual voice, accompanied by great musicians that have acquired that same Latin passion on stage.....Denise Rivera takes you on a passionate Latin journey through Mexico, Spain and Argentina (amongst others) with her music.Denise's performance binds old with new. Original songs together with other well-known Latin hits including old classics are performed with modern sounds and a vibrant swing. Music, voice and dance, all combined in her show, makes it difficult for you to remain seated. That is Pasión Latina!

See All The Artists Now at the AudioSparx Artist Directory

Studio Download Privileges For Select Clients

If you would like to consider using some of our vocal music tracks for your next film production or commercial project, we offer Studio Download Privileges for our Hollywood, Ad Agency and Corporate clients.  With Studio Download Privileges you have the capability to download high-resolution non-watermarked music tracks to try out in your productions. To request this capability, click here.  Perfect for busy sound editors, music supervisors, media developers and broadcast producers!

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