If you are a long time watcher of Casey Neistat’s vlog, then you know that music plays a huge role in his story telling. In almost all of Casey’s videos he uses unique and upbeat music which makes the experience even more enjoyable.
But where does Casey Neistat find music for his Vlog? And what type of music is it?
When you are editing a tv show, feature film, home video or a vlog, music plays a critical part that usually goes under the radar but connects a story together.
Take Casey Neistat for example. The music he selects fits perfectly into his editing rhythm in which he will cut and edit shots depending on the beat of the music.
By doing he is able to set the pace of the vlog early on. Its one of those cool things that you hardly even notice until someone points it out.
So Where Does Casey Neistat Find Music For His Vlog? And What Type Of Music Is It?
In short here is the answer to both these questions.
So why does Casey get his music from Soundcloud? Incase you don’t know, Soundcloud is the biggest platform on the internet for music sharing. Its essentially the equivalent of the Facebook for music sharing.
Here independent and established musicians can share their music, collaborate, get feedback and even download the music. Because of this, it doesn’t take long to stumble upon a awesome song that you would never hear on the radio.
One other cool thing about Soundcloud is that most of the music is royalty free. This means its more sharable online and you are less likely to infringe copy right law or having to pay royalties.
But how do i know for a fact that Casey Neistat get his videos from Soundcloud? If you go into any description of his video, right down the very bottom will be a link to the creator of the music on Soundcloud.
This is good karma for Casey and the artist as other people can follow the artist online. Here is a list of recent artists that Casey has included in his daily Vlogs along with a compilation video.
Jeff Kaale (X I X X) – Strawberry
Shine (Safakash X Maxwell Young)
Jeff Kaale (X I X X) – she knew
Ben Murray-Smith – Saffire
Jeff Kaale (X I X X) – lady
Joakim Karud – Holiday Blues
Dyalla – Can’t You See
Panthurr – The Open Road
Aqua Stone Throne – Hope You Dont Mind
maxzwell – Buttered Popcorn
Engelwood x Jeff Kaale (X I X X) – Woah
Joakim Karud – Road Trip
Joakim Karud x Dyalla – Wish You Were Here
Corey Gagné – Ice Tea
How Do I Get My Music Featured On Casey Neistat’s Vlog?
Thats a very good question! And a tricky one at that. Essentially what you have to do to get your music featured on Casey Neistat’s Vlog is to make awesome music. Its that simple.
Ok you may have to do some outreach. But at the end of the day your music will speak louder than endless messages chasing him down.
If you have some cool music that you think is up to Casey’s standards then it is worth sharing it within similar communities that you can find on Soundcloud. Alternatively your could contact Casey directly from YouTube and send a link of your music to him.
By doing these 2 things you can hopefully get Casey to stumble upon your cool beats and hopefully be featured to millions of people. One other thing i have noticed is that Casey will play multiple tracks from a musician he he loves his or her music.
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