New month, new music briefs. This month we’re looking for Tuareg, Grime and Shoegaze.
Once you’ve completed your work, apply a unique code to each track – just add the code (provided in each brief) to your keyword tags when you upload. As a result, we’ll know which genre you’ve been focusing on.
Also, if you have any questions or comments about any of these music briefs, please email Pond5’s Director of Audio Collections, Mike Pace, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Tuareg music originates in Northern Africa and is sort of a “desert blues,” utilizing violins and electric guitars to dramatic effect.
- KEYWORD CODE: TUAREGJAN21
- SUGGESTED KEYWORDS: Tuareg, desert blues, North Africa, electric guitar, African
Influenced by hip hop, dancehall and UK garage, Grime is hard-edged 140BPM EDM characterized by breakbeats.
- KEYWORD CODE: GRIMEJAN21
- SUGGESTED KEYWORDS: Grime, UK garage, Drill, Hip Hop, Breakbeat,Dancehall
Waves of delayed feedback and distortion combined with ethereal vocals and electronic elements that create oceanic-sized, introspective and emotional alternative rock.
- KEYWORD CODE: SHOEGAZEJAN21
- SUGGESTED KEYWORDS: Shoegaze, feedback, ethereal, alternative, Brit Pop
Take advantage of the 50-keyword limit and add both broad and specific keywords. On the other hand, do not use recognizable band or artist names, please!
We also encourage you to submit separate :15 and :30 versions of these tracks for social-media use.
Moreover, please note you can apply tags to existing tracks in your portfolio.
Check out more Music Briefs here.