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Soulbinder seeks FIFTH element!

Discussion in 'Flight of the Valkyries - Female Metal Festival' started by Tarathur, Feb 9, 2009.

  1. Tarathur

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    Pittsburgh-based metal band Soulbinder is seeking a piano/synth player.


    QUALIFICATIONS:


    - Influences may include bands such as Deep Purple, Demons & Wizards, Dio, Doro, Dream Theater*, Epica*, Evergrey*, Fates Warning*, Iced Earth, Jorn, Kamelot*, Masterplan, Nevermore, Nightwish*, Queensryche, Rainbow, Stratovarius*, Symphony X*, Whitesnake, and the like, as well as film score composers such as Howard Shore* and Hans Zimmer*.

    * Denotes key influences with respect to piano/synth.

    - Will possess interest in metal, classical and/or film score composition, as well as good arranging (e.g., melodies, harmonies, orchestration), sequencing (e.g., loops, effects), and lead skills (e.g., piano, lead pad).

    - Must be able to fully contribute to our writing team and adapt arrangements for songs written-to-date.

    - Must have pro gear, home studio (i.e., digital audio workstation, high speed internet), and ability to reproduce arrangements in a live environment.

    - Backing vocal ability, a plus.

    - Second instrument (e.g., guitar), a plus.

    - Must be at least 21 years of age and free to travel in the United States and abroad.

    - Must have career focus and professional work ethic.

    - Must represent the band with maturity and professionalism at all times.

    - Must be dependency-free.


    WORK PROCESS:


    Soulbinder employs a "work from home" process, with members working independently or in small groups for the purposes of song development. Home studio recording is employed for drafting of initial concepts and demo recording, with end mixing and mastering performed at the band's studio.

    Rehearsals are determined on an "as needed" basis for live performances.

    The band also meets via periodic conference calls.


    HOW TO APPLY:

    If interested in applying, please send us a letter of interest and include samples of your work and contact information. Links to audio or video clips preferred. If you would like to send an email attachment, please contact us via our Myspace page (http://www.myspace.com/soulbinderband), and we will provide an email address you can send your attachment to.

    Candidates selected for consideration will be contacted for a phone interview. Finalists will be asked to submit a demo arrangement for one of our songs, followed by a meeting with the band, and final decision.

    If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us.

    Thank you, and good luck!

    -j
     

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