Independent record label seeks a talented writer with a strong understanding of electronic / hip hop music to write a biographical article for an emerging artist/producer. We need a main article (~500 words) + two abridged versions of the main article (~200-250 and ~75-100 words).
The piece will be used to promote the artist's upcoming album to campus radio and music blogs.
Genre is instrumental electronic / hip hop, with strong industrial and Atlanta hip hop influences. Similar artists include: Arca, Shlohmo, Run the Jewels, Squarepusher, Purity Ring, Caribou, JOYFULTALK, Raury.
It's important that the piece be well-written, factual, and describe the artist's music accurately to a music-savvy audience. The piece should represent the artist in an attractive light without over-hyping.
Writers who are new to Upwork are welcome to apply; however, you MUST be able to write with confidence about the artist's work, citing appropriate musical references for comparison where applicable.
We'll provide you with the artist's past reviews and any previously-written promotional materials. We'll also provide you with an advance copy of the artist's upcoming album, as well as the artist's own unedited answers to a series of backgrounder questions.
DEADLINE: ASAP (within a week or less)