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Production Music Association Chooses First Annual Mark Awards

The Production Music Association this year launched the Mark Awards for Excellence in Production. Named after the late Andy Mark — a prolific jingle-writer and the founder of Philadelphia Music Works, Broadcast Results Group, and the Canary Collection — the Mark … more »

Warner/Chappell Production Music Names David Mount VP, Business Development

David MacMahon Mount has been named VP of Business Development at Warner/Chappell Production Music, where he is responsible for managing and growing the company's U.S. business. Mount is a veteran of APM Music, where he became key account director, cable … more »

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Pro Sound Effects to Give Schools a Free Semester of Access

Brooklyn-based Pro Sound Effects is offering the first 50 schools to apply by September 15 free unlimited access to 50,000 of its royalty-free sound effects for use in their non-commercial films, videos, audio productions, apps or other creative projects during the … more »

Prime Cuts: FirstCom’s Gotham Music Library Celebrates The Happy Hipster

Consider the hipster. His aggressive mixtape of classic but of-the-minute pop sounds will knock your skinny jeans off. It'll spin your trucker hat around. It'll melt your oversized plastic-frame glasses. Well, you get the picture. Just hang onto your Pabst … more »

Prime Cuts: Must Save Jane!’s Moody Movie Music

L.A.- and London-based team Must Save Jane! released its tenth compilation of exceptionally dramatic music aimed at movie trailers, Rebirth. This one includes music composed by Harry Lightfoot. It's licensed through APM Music division Resonate Music Group in North America and by Altitude Music … more »

Famed Classical Label Deutsche Grammophon Launches Production Library

Deutsche Grammophon got into the library business with last week's announcement that the renowned classical label would be licensing pre-cleared recordings — including Mozart piano concertos, Beethoven violin sonatas, and pieces by Bach, Liszt, Dborak and Schumann — for production use. … more »

Prime Cuts: Killer Tracks Bangs Out Tokyo Surf Rock

If you're into the Japanese rock-and-roll scene, you'll recognize Guitar Wolf, The Let's Gos, and Yoshiko "Ronnie" Fujiyama (of The 5.6.7.8's), all of them among the contributors to this fun-loving, full-speed-ahead Tokyo-style guitar compilation from Killer Tracks. Listen »

Prime Cuts: “Watch Me Fly” from Amphibious Zoo

In this behind-the-scenes video, Amphibious Zoo composer Jamen Brooks talks about songwriting techniques and singer Melodie Blume lays down a vocal track for the recent AZ release Electro Pop 3. Amphibious Zoo: amphibiouszoo.com/

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Prime Cuts: Movie: The Movie: 2V

Sexy vampires, sexy zombies, sexy mummies, and sexy leprechauns drive the action in this fake trailer for Movie: The Movie: 2V, a phony sequel crafted as a Oscar-night lampoon by the nutjobs at Jimmy Kimmel Live! on ABC. Killer Tracks … more »

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Extreme Music Debuts Cloud-Based Customix Tool

Responding to longstanding requests from music supervisors that it make original stems available to allow easy remixing of production music tracks, Extreme Music has launched Customix, a new tool that it says will let music supervisors and video editors take … more »