Film and TV
Trent Reznor, Atticus Ross Inch Closer to EGOT With Watchmen Win; Mrs. Maisel Nabs Third Music Supervision Emmy (Variety)
All seven Emmy music categories were awarded over five Creative Arts Emmy installments this week. For the third consecutive year, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel won in the music supervision category.
SESAC’s Film/TV Composer Awards Includes Kudos For Randy Newman, Christophe Beck (Variety)
The celebration took place online and honored music composers in the categories of film, streaming media, cable television, network television and local television.
Lucifer Season 5: Music Supervisor Justin Kamps’ Favorite Music Moments (Tunefind)
Kamps took a few minutes to walk us through some of his favorite music moments from this first half of Lucifer season 5, including some new acoustic versions released by the artists.
Dark Side of the Dune: How the Movie’s Trailer Landed That Pink Floyd Cover (Variety)
The trailer for Dune, the upcoming adaptation of the Frank Herbert sci-fi classic, has introduced a 47-year-old Pink Floyd song to thousands, if not millions, of new listeners.
Top TV Song Last Week – Sepember 16th: “Monster” by Jacob Banks, featuring Avelino |September 22nd: “99” by Elliot Moss (Tunefind)
The new Starz crime drama Power Book II: Ghost is following its prequel series Power to the top of Tunefind’s popular music chart.
Songs For Screens: Songtradr Opens Up A New Lane of Income for Locked-Down Musicians (Variety)
While the concert industry is already down as much as 98% in quarterly revenues due to the COVID-19 pandemic, some silver linings are beginning to emerge in the music biz.
How Gospel Set the Mood in New Netflix Thriller The Devil All the Time (Rolling Stone)
Harry Melling and Pokey LaFarge perform a haunting gospel song in an exclusive clip from Netfix’s new Southern Gothic thriller, The Devil All The Time.
Music Week Awards 2020: Sync Team Of The Year (Music Week)
Warner Chappell triumphed in the Sync Team category at the Music Week Awards 2020, thanks to success with George Michael and much more. The team tell us the secrets behind their success…
Music Week Awards 2020: Sync Of The Year (Music Week)
D Double E’s blockbuster Ikea advert scooped Sync Of The Year at the Music Week Awards, and Theodore Music co-founders Arnold Hattingh and David Bass say it was a watershed moment…
Lovecraft Country Music Supervisor Shares Her Exclusive Playlist (Rolling Stone)
From Sarah Vaughan to Little Walter, veteran music supervisor Liza Richardson shares “some cool discoveries” she found while researching the music popular in 1950s Chicago.
How The Boys Chooses Its Billy Joel Songs (and Entire Season 2 Soundtrack) (Men’sHealth)
And when you’re a TV show, and your de facto main character loves Billy Joel, well, that means you get to play a lot of Billy Joel.
The Social Dilemma Soundtrack: Explore the Score, Music and Songs in Netflix’s New Documentary (HITC)
Netflix’s newest documentary features a soundtrack that’s almost horror-like in sound and features the perfect use of licensed music.
What’s the scary music in Netflix’s Ratched, and where do I know it from? (Classic fM)
Turns out the guys responsible for the music in Ratched – a team of music supervisors and editors, and Emmy-winning composer Mac Quayle – took their cues from 1962 horror film Cape Fear.
Against All Odds grime film and OST launches with Motown Records UK (Music Week)
Motown Records UK has announced details of its first project, a new grime film directed by Femi Oyeniran and Nicky ‘Slimting’ Walker. Against All Odds will be accompanied by a soundtrack EP, with Oyeniran and Walker handling production and A&R.
Mark Awards Reveal Nominations for 2020 Production Music Kudos (Variety)
The winners will be announced on Oct. 6 during a virtual ceremony, due to the coronavirus pandemic. Music supervisor and producer Michael Halatyn will be honored with the Ambassador Award.
NBA 2K21 and UnitedMasters Kick Off 2K Beats: The Search Talent Search (IGC)
2K has announced that after the huge success of the first international competition, 2K and UnitedMasters are partnering for their second international talent search (“2K Beats: The Search“) to give the best up-and-coming artists an opportunity to have their song featured on the NBA 2K21 next-gen soundtrack.
Talking About the Operatic Soundtrack of Mafia: Definitive Edition with Composer Jesse Harlin (Push Square)
We got to chatting about how an infamous car chase turned into a confidence bolstering music track, what influenced the operatic framing of the soundtrack, and how this soundtrack is a whole different beast from the title’s first go-around.
Watch Dogs: Legion Debuts “Rainfall” Music Video Featuring London Rapper Stormzy (DualShockers)
Ubisoft and rapper Stormzy collaborate for a brand new Watch Dogs: Legion music video Rainfall, part of a special mission available at launch.
FIFA 21: Soundtrack – Leaked Track List, Release Date, Predicted Artists & more (RealSport)
While still officially unconfirmed, gamers have uncovered the FIFA 21 soundtrack following the FIFA 21 Beta. This year’s track list is made up of 25 songs.
The Making of the Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater Soundtrack (IGN)
The credit for the killer compilation of ska, rock, and punk that defined the original Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater largely belongs to a small, informal group of developers at Neversoft who were particularly passionate about making sure the music truly hit the mark.
Kingdom Hearts: Melody Of Memory Will Feature Over 140 Songs, Partial Soundtrack Revealed (gamingbolt)
Like all music-based games, it will live and die on the soundtrack and today we got a preview of what that entails.
Warner Chappell’s Keith D’Arcy on R.E.M., Music Podcasts and the Joy of Deep-Catalog Syncs (Muse by CLIO)
With 24 years of professional experience as a music producer and supervisor at Kobalt, SONGS Music Publishing, EMI Music Publishing, Universal Music Publishing, Sony BMG Music Entertainment and ad agency Bates Worldwide, Keith has placed hundreds of songs and artists in campaigns for global brands.
The Doobie Brothers send brilliant cease and desist letter to Bill Murray (Far Out Magazine)
It has emerged that Bill Murray bizarrely has his own golf apparel brand called ‘William Murray Golf’ but this could land him in a spot of trouble as he has been using The Doobie Brothers’ classic ‘Listen to the Music’ to promote his newest product without the band’s permission.