Film and TV
The White Lotus theme song has already been stuck in your head for decades (Collider)
The melody is actually something that has pervaded society long before The White Lotus. In fact, the viewership has heard it over and over again in film and television since they were kids.
Everything Everywhere All At Once Composer Son Lux breaks down some of the most memorable moments from the Score (MusicTech)
“I was recording basslines for a different song, using software removing the sound of the studio… then sped it up for a hyper-realized vision,” said Bhatia.
Top TV Song Last Week: “True Faith” by Lotte Kestner (Tunefind)
Lotte Kestner’s cover of ‘True Faith’ inspired another version covered by actress Ashley Johnson (in-character as Ellie) in a trailer for The Last of Us: Part II video game.
Red Rose soundtrack: the classic songs in the Netflix series (Auralcrave)
The soundtrack for the Netflix TV series Red Rose has been curated by Jessica Jones and Tim Morrish, who developed several original songs for the show.
Takeshi Furukawa set to compose Netflix’s Avatar: The Last Airbender TV series (Knight Edge Media)
Award-winning Japanese-American composer Takeshi Furukawa has been tapped to compose Netflix’s Avatar: The Last Airbender live-action series.
HBO’s Last of Us soundtrack: here are all the songs (Consequence TV)
Created by Craig Mazin and Neil Druckmann (the latter also wrote and directed the video game), The Last of Us stars Pedro Pascal as grizzled survivor Joel and Bella Ramsey as a teenage girl named Ellie.
Super Bowl Synch Report: Sony Leads Publishers as Marketers Tap Feel-Good Tracks (Billboard)
Catalog tunes like Montell Jordan’s “This Is How We Do It,” DMX’s “What’s My Name” and Supergrass’ “Alright” are setting an upbeat tone this year.
Shaggy on making Super Bowl music for Jeep and the 2023 game’s Caribbean flair (AdAge)
“They were doing the ‘Electric Boogie’ for their new electric Jeep,” said the reggae superstar, referencing the 1980s dance music hit. “And I think he realized how culturally right he had to get it and got in touch with me about it and just asked me…”
Mad Planet: From the First Pitch to the Super Bowl (LBB Online)
Mad Planet has been at the forefront of creating memorable soundtracks for international award-winning ad campaigns since 1998.
Hogwarts Legacy’s Music cues are magically nostalgic (Game Rant)
Rather than go for a completely new sound, Hogwarts Legacy has decided to strike the perfect balance, offering a fitting new soundtrack that evokes the same magical feel as the original Williams’ score.
Prize worthy: Assassin’s Creed Composer wins first ever Video Game Music Grammy (RTL Today)
Industry players had lobbied for years for a prize celebrating the work behind video game soundtracks, an acknowledgment of the major impact gaming and its music have on pop culture.
Snoop Dogg brings Death Row music catalog to TikTok (HipHop DX)
According to a Billboard report on Tuesday (February 14), the exclusive partnership is the first of its kind with TikTok’s SoundOn distribution and marketing service.
BMG elevates Allegra Willis Knerr to EVP, Global Synch Licensing (MBW)
Willis Knerr has been a key executive leading the synch licensing teams in North America to successfully grow BMG’s synch licensing business for over a decade.
YouTube launches its new commercial music licensing resource, Creator Music (TechCrunch)
First announced last September, the online destination offers a large catalog of songs that creators can browse, search through, and purchase where the terms of the music rights are spelled out in plain language, so creators can understand the costs involved.
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