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commission

Background music commissions are any tracks that do not typically feature any vocals, and are typically used as soundtracks to other media such as promotional videos, streams and social media content.

Background music commissions include (but are not limited to) stream music, lo-fi music and vtuber debut music.

Requirements

  • Please include specific genre and/or reference tracks if possible.
  • Please let me know if you require the track to be loop-able or not.

Rates

  • $200-220 USD/min + a 10-40% (negotiable) revenue split on tracks that will be uploaded to streaming services.
    • Any tracks that fall under a minute will be charged at $150 USD.
  • Turnover time: 1-4 weeks depending on the complexity or length of the project.

Other

If you would like to commission me for Skeb-Style commissions please visit my Skeb site!

Original instrumental commissions are any tracks that will feature vocalists, or any more complex instrumental tracks. If you aren’t able to songwrite/topline your song, I would also be happy to help you!

For original songs, I specialise in genres of EDM/electronic music (my main strength), orchestral/soundtrack, pop (western and jpop) and hip-hop/RnB.

Remakes of instrumentals are included in this package.

Requirements

  • Please include specific genre and/or reference tracks if possible.
    • Please let me know if your instrumental is a remake.
  • Please note that this package does NOT include vocal mixing, and that must be paid for separately.

Rates

  • $200-250 USD/min + a 20-40% (negotiable) revenue split on tracks that will be uploaded to streaming services.
    • Any tracks that fall under a minute will be charged at $100 USD.
  • Turnover time: 1-2 months depending on the complexity or length of the project.
  • Depending on if you need help with songwriting, extra cost may be incurred.
    • Please note that I am only able to do songwriting in English.

I offer all sorts of vocal mixing and mastering work for any genre, voice or style of music!

Requirements

  • Please provide your track stems in a lossless .wav or .flac format.
  • Please send all your files zipped (.zip, .rar, .7z, etc).
  • Please ensure recordings have no loud room echo or background noise.
    • Commissions with low quality recordings may be rejected with a full refund offered.

Rates

Type

Price

Vocal Mixing

Base Price (8 tracks): 200 USD

Every 4 extra tracks: +50 USD

Vocal Mixing/Editing (incl. tuning and timing done by Ruz)

Base Price (8 tracks): 350 USD

Every 4 extra tracks: +100 USD

Bonus

  • Rush Commissions (commissions requiring a 7 day delivery) will incur a +50% cost.
  • TV Size (commissions 1-2 mins long) commissions will have a -25% discount.

If you would like to commission me for a vocal mix, also consider visiting my Skeb site!

commission policies

  • All prices listed above are for private/amateur use. For commercial projects, please contact me to sort out a price on a case-by-case basis.
    • Commercial projects are defined as projects for larger companies and creators.
    • Amateur projects are defined as projects for smaller companies and creators. Music to be distributed or used in MVs will still count as amateur projects.
  • I reserve the right to decline projects for whatever reason. This may include not meeting any conditions, current unavailability, inability to complete projects or other relevant reasons.
  • The payment model will typically be full upfront pay. However, 50% upfront pay is available upon request.
  • Payment is to be made through Stripe or PayPal in USD.
  • Prices may vary from the advertised price depending on the complexity and length of a project.
  • If you would like to ensure a shorter deadline, extra fees may be incurred.
  • My services will not be fully refundable once I’ve started. Upon the drafting process of a project, I can offer a 50% refund. Past the draft process, the transaction will be non refundable.
    • The draft process will be defined as the period in time in which the direction of a commission has not been finalized. Once the client agrees upon the drafts provided, the draft process will be over.
  • 3 big revisions will be available before more fees are incurred.
  • I reserve all rights to commercial and personal use for any projects, unless stated otherwise in a written contract. Non-Disclosure Agreements will be available upon request.
  • All commissions must be given proper crediting unless given express permission.
    • This includes social media posts, YouTube descriptions, Spotify credits, etc.

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