The beginning of the school year comes with excellent news from Berklee College of Music in Boston. After eight years in the position of assistant…
Late last month, licensing and distribution company Music Dealers closed its doors and went into liquidation with little to no heads up to their artists,…
Top custom music and sound design company The Hit House has released "Tales," its latest original album. Tales has been created and produced by composers…
Monday, 22 August 2016 21:22

Billboard: Pokemon, Can't Regret Them All

The recent release of the new interactive app, Pokemon Go, has brought about a resurgence of Pokemon love. Twenty-somethings are crazy about this throwback to their childhood which provides…
What launches a film soundtrack into the #1 position? Billboard's Elias Leight gets to the bottom of this difficult feat in this sharp Q&A with…
SourceAudio, the world's leading white label  music DAM platform, is proud to announce an innovative new "Do It Yourself" e-commerce solution, SourceAudio E-Commerce. The announcement…
Can there be too much of a good thing? Perhaps now is a good time for music supervisors in the TV realm to answer that…
SourceAudio, the world's leading white label music DAM platform, has announced that the company's Alpha Libraries for Radio service has achieved a major industry milestone:…
The 2016 SyncSummit NY took place mid-June at Webster Hall in the East Village, NYC. Like other events in this series, this two-day conference is…
Monday, 01 August 2016 20:06

NY Times: Beetles Do Beatles

Josh Wakely’s new animated series “Beat Bugs” is creating quite a buzz around the music industry. On August 3rd, Netflix will air “Beat Bugs,” a…
The undeniable chemistry between Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone will once again capture audiences' hearts this December in a new musical drama. La La Land…
Work hard, and you too may be rewarded not just with a job in music supervision, but an entirely new post created just for you.…
Funny things can happen when you hit the Spotify charts. This morning we heard a new song with an irresistable title -- "Motherfucker got Fucked…
If the world needed one more event series, it was this one: the SyncSummit. Since its launch a few years ago, SyncSummit has successfully brought…
Wednesday, 06 April 2016 11:50

SSotW: Oh Wonder's "Lose It"

Oh Wonder is just now making an appearance in the US, and they definitely have us interested. Their song "Lose It" is a mellow, slow-grooving…
Wednesday, 30 March 2016 10:00

SStoW: Frightened Rabbit's "Get Out"

Sometimes a song comes up, and we feel as though our lives are enhanced just by listening to that piece of music. That's where we…
A couple of months ago, we reported on the power team of ole, Timbaland, and Jingle Punks. Clearly, the formula is working, because the 31st…
Friday, 25 March 2016 11:23

Snap Analysis: Music and Commercials

We want to start out by reminding you of the 2007 placement of Fiest's song "1234" in an iPod commercial. That single placement essentially turned…
We wanted to bring you an uplifting track for this week's Synch Song of the Week, which is why we are so excited about The…
Tuesday, 22 March 2016 14:22

The RIAA Shares Numbers

The Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) has just released its 2015 full-year numbers which bear a mixed bag of news. It is clear that…
Friday, 18 March 2016 14:51

SoundCloud Strikes a Deal

The long-awaited fate of SoundCloud is said to have reached more of a direct path in its latest deal with Sony Music. The two have…
Wednesday, 16 March 2016 12:37

SSotW: Alex Liberatore on Scoring

This week, we have a very special edition of Synch Song of the Week. We have done a handful of interviews in the past, but…
The TV show Girls is presently serving as an example for the effect that music supervisors can have on the success of a particular song,…
Ambient music has become the latest theme in sports broadcasting. That is, the music that plays in stadiums which is then picked up by broadcasters'…
Thursday, 10 March 2016 10:42

SSotW: Max Jury's "Numb"

We love to hear artists' interpretation and fusion of genres. This week, with Max Jury's track "Numb", we are hearing a mixture of passionate soul…
Monday, 07 March 2016 12:05

Sony Develops New App for Artists

With all of the misunderstandings and reportedly unfair payment of artists from music streaming services, Sony has decided to give its hand at solving this…
SourceAudio, a prominent B2B technology platform for music publishers, labels, broadcasters, production companies and creative marketing agencies, has named Douglas Reed as the company's new…
In a profession that seems to only be building in momentum, Sean Ross discusses a brief history of music supervision, and why radio stations are…
Sally House, Executive Producer and Owner of top original music production company The Hit House, will be a featured Panelist during a 2016 SXSW "Music…
Erin Rae, a folk musician residing in Nashville, TN sings her sweet and beautiful track "Soon Enough" for our synch song spotlight this week. Erin…
Tuesday, 01 March 2016 11:20

PRS For Music Reveals MAPS

PRS For Music, a rights management organization, has just launched a new anti-piracy take-down program, called MAPS. the tool is set to revolutionize methods for…
Friday, 26 February 2016 10:12

Amazon Music to Live Stream Concert

If you happen to be looking for something to do this evening, Friday, February 26, then you may not even have to leave the comfort…
Wednesday, 24 February 2016 11:30

SSotW: Lissie's "Hero"

This week, we are bringing you some new material from artist Lissie and her new album: My Wild West. The album is laced with smokey…
Monday, 22 February 2016 12:23

Snap Analysis: Acura and Music Supervision

In order to beat the Monday blues, today we wanted to share with you this exquisite advertisement which we reported right before the Super Bowl.…
Wednesday, 17 February 2016 12:24

SSotW: The Legends' "Keep Him"

Last week, we highlighted an upbeat, rhythmic track, but this week we are bringing you “Keep Him” — a tender, loving, soft song from band…
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