Film and TV
High Fidelity Soundtrack: The Story Behind Songs from Season 1 of the Hulu TV Show (IndieWire)
A team of music supervisors (including Questlove) worked to find songs from every continent to soundtrack the show’s romantic travails.
How Did “Barracuda” Become the Go-To Song for Scenes of Female Power? (The Ringer)
With the needle drop of that familiar, crunchy guitar riff, ‘Birds of Prey’ became the latest to use Heart’s song, joining ‘Charlie’s Angels,’ ‘Jessica Jones,’ and … Sarah Palin.
Songs for Screens: How Blackpink, Marina and More Bring Music to Life in To All The Boys 2 (Variety)
To ensure that To All the Boys 2: P.S. I Still Love You is a cultural smash as big as its predecessor, Netflix teamed with Capitol Records for the franchise’s first official soundtrack, which dropped Feb. 7 in advance of the film’s debut.
Top TV Song Last Week – Feb 11: “Monster” by Walking on Cars| Feb 20: “Make It Easy On You” by Aron Wright (Tunefind)
The last two weeks have seen tracks from The Stranger and Grey’s Anatomy top Tunefind’s popular songs list.
Sex Education Soundtrack Rules January’s TV Songs List With Sufjan Stevens, The Velvet Underground and More (THR)
The second season of the Netflix original series scored six out of the ten top TV songs for January 2020 with tracks from artist such as Sufjan Stevens, Chip Taylor and The Velvet Underground.
Better Call Saul Creators Share Their Favorite Musical Moments of the Series (Rolling Stone)
If there’s one word creators Vince Gilligan and Peter Gould would use to describe the sound of Saul, it’s “wistful.” And, to hit that note, the duo and their music team often turn to the vaults.
The Folk-Heavy Emma Soundtrack Has A Major Fleabag Connection (Refinery29)
Autumn De Wilde’s Jane Austen adaptation is not only delectable to look at, the soundtrack of the 2020 film Emma. is a joy to listen to as well.
Why Experimental Artists Are Crossing Over to Mainstream Film (Electronic Beats)
In the age of digitization and streaming, film scoring allows artists to stake their creative agency and make money in the process
Submissions are now open for the first ever AIM Sync Awards (AIM)
These two informal awards will be presented at AIM Sync with the categories ‘Independent Sync of the Year’ and ‘Music Supervisor of the Year’.
5 Steps to Prepare your Music for Sync Licensing (Symphonic Distribution)
To have your music featured on screen, there are steps you should take to get your music ready for licensing. In this post, we’ll talk about how to prepare your music for sync licensing and more.
From Believe to Brighton – Charity Bike Ride to TGE Festival is Coming Back in 2020! (GMS UK & Europe)
After last year’s very successful launch event, ‘From Believe to Brighton’ is coming back this year and registration is now open! This is a unique experience to join like-minded music professionals for a day on the road, all while raising money towards a great cause.
Video game music is celebrated in a new mixtape from Sound Pellegrino co-founder Teki Latex and Digging in The Carts music historian Nick Dwyer. ‘Teki and Nick’s Mixtape Quest Adventure’ features exclusive remixes from Mumdance, Kode9 and Ikonika.
Video Game Composers and the Importance of Research (Gamasutra)
For this article, I’ll be describing my recent experience composing the music for the Sports Scramble VR game, developed by Armature Studio and released earlier this year for popular VR platforms such as the Oculus Quest and the Oculus Rift/Rift S.
4 Things a Commercial’s Music Should Never Do (Muse by CLIO)
For those charged with creating the spots we see every year, the key to landing on the right side of that scale comes down to avoiding some important pitfalls, what I’ve identified as the four things a commercial’s music should never do.
From TV to Music Mogul: How Issa Rae Is Giving Artists A Leg Up (Billboard)
The creator and star of Insecure always knew she was a boss. With her own music company, she’s taking a new industry by storm.