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10 Production Music Mistakes To Avoid Like The Plague

First things first: You’re not a fat guy getting on a cheesy consumer level elliptical stuffing your pie hole with an oversized cheeseburger. You are a videographer or filmmaker who takes your profession seriously and you are proud of your … Continue reading

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Romantic & Sexy Production Music, A Valentine’s Day Usage Manual

Back in the days of the Silent Movie, local piano players tinkled the eighty eights in order to underscore the overacting and telegraph to the somewhat shellshocked audience what they should be feeling. The Heroine is on the railroad tracks, … Continue reading

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Finding that Perfect Holiday Production Music Cue

It’s that time of year where video editors and filmmakers of all ages dream of emptying their stockings onto the floor and finding a pile of quality, holiday production music perfectly suited to the contexts of their footage. Oh sure … Continue reading

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6 Great ways to Search for Production Music

Finding that perfect cue for your video footage can be tricky and tiresome. There are too many choices out there, and if you use a crowd-sourced library, you will have to sift through thousands of amateurish returns before locating a … Continue reading

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Finding High Quality Production Music Quickly

Visit the Organic Music Library Let’s face it – Finding quality stock music licensing that you really like can be a nightmare. Why? Because most production music libraries “crowdsource” their music, in bulk. Any amateur  with a synthesizer can upload their … Continue reading

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Film Music: What if Nino Rota had Fruity Loops?

Today we are celebrating the Birthday of composer Nino Rota. He is most famous for his astonishing film score music,  a list of credits that includes Zeffirelli’s Romeo and Juliette, almost every film that Fellini directed, and oh yeah …. … Continue reading

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It Takes Three to Tango: Filmmakers, Composers, & Music Libraries

Gather round all ye who make, or would make films and listen to a little story from our checkered past. Once upon a time there was a major Hollywood Film starring major Hollywood dudes; one of  which who may or … Continue reading

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But I Want My Production Music For Free!

Feel free to read the title of this blog in a whining voice. Go ahead…“I Want my Production Music Free!” Yes, of course you do, and we want world peace, complimentary dentistry and that Cable TV thing your cousin Vinnie … Continue reading

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Media Globalization Is Cool

What happens when you take an Australian product, a progressive creative team from the Berkshires in Massachusetts (Insight Message Labs), a Ukrainian animation house, the coolest music library from New York (in this case featuring production music by a British … Continue reading

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Production Music Licensing: The Why, The How, And The How Much

You may ask yourself: “So why can’t I use the guitar solo from Stairway To Heaven in this video I’m doing for Brand X Widgets and Sprockets. It would be really funny to contrast the dorky boss in his hard … Continue reading

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