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We're always looking out for the power of synch licensing here at MusicSupervision101. The latest confirmation came in the form of a Keith Caulfield article…
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MusicSupervision101 co-founders Ramsay Adams, David Hnatiuk, and David Weiss will be participating in an “Ask Me Anything” session this weekend on Reddit. The live Q…
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SourceAudio, the world's leading white label music DAM platform, has announced the launch of PodcastMusic.com. The new subscription-based service simplifies the difficulties of obtaining the…
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Think you've got what it takes to compose music for a production music library? Plenty of aspiring librarians are submitting their music the exact wrong…
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Music is a creative field -- and the business of music can be an equally creative pursuit. One company that's shown that consistently is Round…
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Does Alexandra Patsavas need any more press? Not really, but this highly esteemed music supervisor keeps getting it anyway, because her instincts are impeccable, and…
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Mark Ross was Executive Director of Quincy Jones Productions Riptide Music Group (Riptide), a leading synchronization and rights management company that provides music to advertising,…
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The Guild of Music Supervisors, is stepping up its commitment to its members -- and the craft of placing music to picture -- in some…
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It's not everyday you find a show as downright nasty as "Vice Principals" on HBO -- or as funny. Star and co-producer Danny McBride has…
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For the very first time in its 20 years history, the Production Music Association (PMA) has placed a dollar value estimate on the revenues generated…
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Hey, we’re ALL winners with the Emmy Awards. Content for TV is rocketing forward right now, and the re-emerging possibilities of the format – and…
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When M&A meets music publishing, it's hip to be...hip. Just ask Primary Wave Music Publishing, which has acquired the music rights to one of the…
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The Production Music Association (PMA,) the leading advocate and voice of the global production music community, has announced two additional Keynote Speakers who will be…
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The Association of Independent Music Publishers (AIMP) has something hot for Nashville on Monday, August 14th, from 2-4:30 PM. That’s when AIMP's Nashville Chapter will…
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Known industrywide as the definitive guide to music supervision – or synching music to visual media – the 2nd edition of the book Music Supervision:…
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The Production Music Association (PMA,) the leading advocate and voice of the global production music community, has announced that David Israelite will be the Keynote…
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Music got it's due, and then some, in the nominations for the 2017 Emmy Awards. In addition to the usual sonic categories of musical composition,…
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Deadline for Submissions is August 11 The Production Music Association (PMA,) the leading advocate and voice of the global production music community, is now accepting…
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APM Music Partners With Us Veterans To Create "UNSUNG Heroes," A Unique New Music Library Comprised Of Original Songs Inspired By Wartime Experiences: Songs Now…
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Music supervision moves fast. Sync Summit NY is keeping all East Coast media types on the cutting edge with its 2017 lineup. This year's East…
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The Production Music Association (PMA,) the leading advocate and voice of the global production music community, will celebrate its 20th Anniversary during the group's annual…
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New York City was at the center of music-to-picture merriment for the 5th annual AMP Awards, held by the Association of Music Producers on Tuesday,…
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The Production Music Association (PMA) announced today that Adam Taylor, President of APM Music and previous Vice Chair of the PMA Board of Directors, has…
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We'll admit it -- we're fried chicken freaks here at MSC. And music? That goes without sayin'. So naturally this article converging KFC, U2 producer…
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NYC audio post house Sonic Union made themselves a music search portal. But it was so good they just couldn't keep it to themselves. Now,…
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As we often note, music supervision's definition has expanded far beyond simply licensing songs to picture. Today, the field encompasses a wide range of activities,…
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Media platforms are proliferating before our very eyes. Hot on the heels of its IPO, Snapchat is serious about expanding what they do, as they…
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Earlier this week, Downtown Music Publishing announced that it will take over administration of Big Yellow Dog Music’s catalog. The companies have a long history…
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At MusicSupervisionCentral, we've long held that an expanding content production ecosystem is one of the best things possible for music supervisors. While Apple has certainly…
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NY Times: Soundtracks Topping the Charts

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Music to picture is riding a serious high. The Billboard charts are filled to the halfway mark with soundtracks: "Moana," "Hamilton," "Sing," "Suicide Squad: The…
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Mike Knobloch, the fearless leader of Universal Pictures Film Music and Publishing division, is making great strides in the music supervision industry. His extensive projects…
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Artists are always asking us at MusicSupervisionCentral how to write music that will get their songs synched to picture. At the top of our answer,…
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Calling all music supervisors, composers, and editors: Looking for a user-friendly platform to assist in the music-to-picture process? Look no further than qwireMusic 2.0, Qwire’s…
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Now here's a documentary we can definitely get behind: 808, which is finally arriving on a device near you on December 9, available exclusively via…
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Hummingbird Productions, a renowned, multi-award winning film and sound production company which has built its reputation as one of America's leading producers of commercials, sound…
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