Looks like California-based indie music publisher/production music library Black Toast Music is having themselves a TIME. Three of their artists have just gotten placements in…
We love it when a synch license gets mainstream attention. That's the case with the use of Badfinger's 1972 hit "Baby Blue" for the crucial…
The Billboard Film & TV Conference, taking place in Hollywood October 29-30, announced it has bolstered its roster of "One on One" sessions, where elite…
OFF! The throwback punk project has released a new track called "What's Next?", their contribution to the video game Grand Theft Auto V. Check out…
Oscar and multiple Grammy-winning producer, musician and songwriter T Bone Burnett will receive the Maestro Award at the 2013 Billboard Hollywood Reporter Film & TV…
Local connections, a global expertise, and quick thinking all come into play for these top-of-their-game music supervisors. Don't miss this great Billboard.biz article by Andrew…
At the next Billboard/Hollywood Reporter Film & TV Music Conference (Oct. 29-30) in Los Angeles, they will delve into the role advertising plays in creating…
'Boardwalk Empire' music supervisor Randall Poster recently sat down with The Hollywood Reporter and talked about bringing the music of the 1920's into 2013. Read…
Wednesday, 11 September 2013 12:34

PARMA Licensing & Atlanta Film Festival 2014

This is an exciting opportunity for filmmakers. Here are more details, as provided by PARMA Licensing: PARMA Licensing and the Atlanta Film Festival launch music…
Monday, 09 September 2013 17:16

BMI Names O'Neill As President, CEO

Michael O'Neill has been named as the successor for BMI's long-serving president and CEO Del Bryant. See the original article on MusicRow.com.
Coldplay's "Atlas" is first single from 'Hunger Games' soundtrack Today marks the release of the new Coldplay single "Atlas". This is the first original song…
Upcoming 135th AES Convention to Hold "Sound For Picture" Workshops Featuring Emmy®/Oscar® Winning Industry Figures The upcoming 135th AES Convention in New York City, October…
Eminem is rapping again. Well, maybe he never stopped, but the single "Survival" that just debuted in the ActivisionBlizzard game "Call of Duty: Ghosts" represents…
In today's NY Times, Ben Sisario explores a plan by Round Hill Music and the Adage Group to make Beatles songs easier to license. Check…
Thursday, 15 August 2013 00:00

Downtown Music Publishing Opens L.A. Office

Downtown Music Publishing is making its presence known on the West Coast in a big way. The music rights management concern has just opened up…
Wednesday, 14 August 2013 00:00

Fans Call Explosions in the Sky 'Cinematic'

MSC Pick: From the NY Times: Fans Always Called Explosions in the Sky ‘Cinematic’ Anyway NY Times writer Dan Solomon takes a look at the…
MSC Pick: Sony/ATV's Extreme Music and Hans Zimmer Form Joint Venture: The Bleeding Fingers Custom Music Shop Sony/ATV Music Publishing's production music arm Extreme Music…
Music supervisors have a flexible new resource for obtaining indie music. Pacific Soundtracks, a music collective based out of Portland, OR has launched. Led by…
Wednesday, 31 July 2013 00:00

Ex-EMI Exec Teams With Imagem for Venture

Ex-EMI Exec Teams With Dutch Indie Imagem for Film & TV Publishing Venture Former EMI Music publishing executive Jonathan Channon is teaming with Dutch giant…
Thursday, 25 July 2013 00:00

Music Sup Ryan Fitch Joins BMG Chrysalis

Music Supervisor Ryan Fitch Joins BMG Chrysalis – Why He Moved from Saatchi & Saatchi One of advertising's top music supervisors has just made a…
Downtown Records has announced it is building out its synchronization team, hiring Jennifer Pearce, Céleigh Chapman and Tarik Bradford to lead its synch efforts. "We…
Wednesday, 10 July 2013 00:00

"Everything Will Be Okay" ALS Doc Fundraising Featured

The team at TheSongHunters.com has been hard at work music supervising the new Indie doc "Everything Will Be Okay" - An Epic Documentary about ALS.…
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