They continue to reject tracks. Judges in conflict of interest? Is absurd!

Thanks for your feed. To understand what’s wrong, don’t you think that who judges whether to approve or not a song specifies what’s wrong? it would be nice to know. I believe that underestimating this aspect will cause AJ to lose many authors along the way. Sorry forse my english i use Google translate.
Best regards.

You’re right and a few years ago they told you what was wrong with tracks.
Now hundreds of tracks arrive and I think it’s impossible to review with specifications!
The only way is self-criticism with reference tracks and try to ask to authors that you like it.

Good luck!

They have never offered detailed explanations.

@EightBallAudio I’ve read in one post that a few years ago there was more soft rejections with details to be changed to get the track approved.
Do you know anything about it?

Soft rejections are for technical issues that can be easily fixed; that’s why they are explained.

Hard rejections are not explained.

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I think that now drums timing no good get hard rejection.

Your tracks really do not have a commercial sound. This was done not by the sound engineer, but by the composer. Here they buy music, which you can immediately put in a video project. Your music is not suitable for this. She still has a lot of work to do (sound engineer, or mastering engineer).
The reviewer is not obliged to explain common truths to you. It is your concern to be competent!

Hi, there are many categories that have nothing to do with video projects. Lounge music, house etc … which are not necessarily not. In life I met many people who believe they are better than others. However AJ will lose many authors over time if it does not justify the waste in detail. Competent or not about respect for the work of others. Otherwise it will go on with people like you of arrogance and competence they have to sell.

I agree fully with @volkovsound , I also remind you that it is a market, you sell products as you sell them in the store, so you dominate the price, or quality, in the first case for your disadvantage, audiojungle is quite restrictive platform So “low quality music” is forbidden here.

They can not afford to compromise the quality of their platform.

Turning to particulars

1. Motivational Aquatic:

  • it is difficult to determine the emotions of the song, in my opinion it is not very inspiring
  • strange arrangement and not clearly defined sections
  • poor quality of the libraries
  • unstable composition for this market, of course, it would not be a problem if we followed a certain emotion, but now its about t try to guess most of the time in what mood we should be listening to this composition.
  • In my opinion, the drums do not fit completely here, at least in the state it was in here + the arrangement appears very violently(rough).
  • it is possible that the name is temporary, but if not, it has nothing to do with the song or emotions
  • it is just a badly composed song, the composition does not indicate this “commercial level”, it sounds cheap, I’m not talking about the sound here, I’m talking about composition

2. Motivational Piano

  • low quality of the library, especially strings (or poor use)
  • sounds like a cheap pop song (composition) from 2005s
  • a similar problem as above, no defined emotions
  • no commercial use
  • compositionally, it has nothing to do with inspiration

3. Walk Way Lounge

Here, in turn, I like the song very much, it is emotionally specified, the instruments have been chosen wisely, the composition is very nice and the arrangement, I would personally give the bass in mono and lowered a little 40-50hz because you can hear it too loud.

Pleasant to listen, but unfortunately it is not a commercial standard and I do not see the use of this song, this style is not just popular at the moment, it is outdated.

Compare your songs to popular tracks of other platforms, or even here, and rate how close you are to their standards.

Audiojungle is not a art platform, it is market

  • I do not know why you insult a colleague, he wrote something on your topic, I think his comment was a most crude comment on this issue, draw conclusions and act on, compose some reference work, use the same instruments, arrange and see if envato will accept you.

that’s all, there’s no need to talk about production quailty, if the composition is not good, the sound will not improve here

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It’s a bit of a catch 22 isn’t it?

On the one hand there’s only so much time you want to put into creating a track for such a small license fee, but on the other they still expect a high standard.

Practice makes perfect.

Ok thanks WIDE-VIEW, yours is a complete and satisfying answer and Above all not arrogant. I’ll follow your advice. Thank you!
This work you have done should be done by AJ so that many authors can fix their problems.
Best regards,

If you want to,upload the next song here on the forum and I will write you more “in depth” analysis.

Sure I will. I would be honored to receive your opinion. Thank you so much.

There is no arrogance. I am a professional sound engineer. My experience in this profession is 30 years and I continue to learn new things.
I do not write music, I sell sounds.
My sounds are sometimes rejected, as are your tracks and I try to understand the reasons and change.
You are offended by a reviewer, but you have neglected the profession of “sound engineer” and YOU want to sell music without sound engineering. This is hopeless. You spit on the consumer, and the consumer will pay not only for the melody and arrangement - he pays for a quality track, with which you don’t need to do anything else. Your customers are not sound engineers! (remember this)

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I might have to agree about AJ at this point in the general sense. I had a literal Hollywood studio producer and a professional designer both vet 4 of my sounds that AJ said weren’t high quality enough or didn’t meet commercial standards and I have customers who reach out to me for personal work based on the portfolio, meanwhile AJ for some reason approved several sounds I put way less effort into and are even more niche. I don’t know what’s going on with these new reviewers but something isn’t adding up here.

I think we just don’t have the broad overview of which genre or niche is oversaturated like AJ do.
Maybe the track is perfect, but they already have a thousand of that style. I think i will just try to do something different with every track i compose. Sometimes I might get lucky, sometimes I don’t…I just started composing for AJ some weeks ago, and still have no approved track, but I won’t give up

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Buyers don’t want to spend 45 minutes browsing through items to find what they want, that makes sense, but buyers also want something new and tailored to their project if they can get it.

Something still doesn’t add up on my end because literally packs with like 20-45 variations to cover a much much wider range of utility get rejected for utility, but then sounds that only have maybe 3-6 variants get approved, it just doesn’t make sense.

btw, i only listened to your 1st track, i really like it, but the second part has a totally different vibe then the piano. Its not a cohesive track, like it has one good vibe, it changes the mood, and i don’t think it should do that.

And i don’t get the aquatic feel the whole track. I imagine, add some chimes maybe, it needs some sparkle, like bubbles undersee when life moves. haha bad description, but i hope you get the feel of what i mean.

The second track has def some mix issues.
The instrument that should be featured is the guitar, but it doesn’t sound like the guitar sits in the same space like the other instuments.

I am happy that i can play guitar for real xD. Consider learning it. A real guitar is soo much better, and you are not afraid to push it infront of the mix because it’s not fake. You know what i mean?

Before presenting this track to AJ I would be happy to receive your opinions. Thanks a lot to everyone!