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Producer Factory

Sal De Ban

TRIBE Member
Anyone heard about this? Blows my mind.

Producer Factory: The lowest reached point in EDM so far | Stoney Roads

Say hello to the McDonalds of dance music, Producerfactory.com; a company specialising in ghost writing tracks for producers who are either to lazy or just can’t quite do it themselves.

How does it work? Well! Find your genre, select the track you like, then shell out some cash. Thats pretty much it in a nutshell. However, when you buy the track you all so buy the rights to the music, which means it’s yours to do as you please. It has been suggested that you can upload these tracks to iTunes or Beatport. Not only can you buy tracks in a genre specific manner, but you can also purchase some fake cred packs to go with it, i.e Soundcloud plays, Twitter retweets and Google+ votes. So with this service, you can be the rich kid in the play ground who pays kids to like him.
 

Wiseman

TRIBE Member
It's horrible. People are justifying it by saying this has always happened but never has it been so easy or has anyone built a mass-market business around it. You used to have to find a ghost writer and pay them a ton of money to do it. This just makes it too easy.
 

alison87

TRIBE Member
I hate the concept of buying Soundcloud plays. It totally undermines the point of the site, which is to make it easier for artists to share their music with fans and with other artists. It's like buying YouTube views or something. There's not really any reason for anyone besides the uploader to care how many plays there are. Fixing the count is about as pointless as those joke Geocities counters that said "12375830 visitors to this page since January 7, 1996".

Though retweets and "shares" i feel differently about - those were designed as spamming tools from day one, so these guys are just using them how they're supposed to be used.

And as for the the production? Pfft. There have been stables of musicians writing songs without attribution since the earliest days of music. We have centuries of evidence showing the only people who have a problem with that are self-important artistes who think everyone should be starving and miserable like they are. It's a business, guys. The ghostwriters are getting paid to do something they enjoy, and the customers are paying to keep their brand current in the area of the industry they enjoy (performing). Everyone wins.
 

JamesM

TRIBE Member
Giant load of bullshit. you get the basically a clipart bmp version of a fucked up track.

congratulations.. otherwise, they'd be labelling it out themselves.

cool, bro!
 

Sal De Ban

TRIBE Member
I imagine this would be an interesting resource for marketing/ad companies that want to add music to a presentation / campaign / commercial, and not worry about any copyright issues.

i also realized that hip hop artists have already been purchasing clipart beats for years - there's a website (cant think of the name) but basically it's a hiphop istockphoto.
 
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