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11th Annual Guild of Music Supervisors Honors Quincy Jones with Icon Award

November 13, 2020 | By
11th Annual Guild of Music Supervisors Honors Quincy Jones with Icon Award

The Guild of Music Supervisors has announced their 11th Annual Icon Award honoree – record producer, composer, and songwriter, Quincy Jones.  The Icon Award was created to celebrate those who have legendary contributions to the music and film industry. Previous recipients of the Icon Award include Burt Bacharach, Kenny Loggins, and Marc Shaiman. Quincy will... »

Artist Spotlight: Composers Elegant Too from Scare Me and Bob’s Burgers

October 27, 2020 | By
Artist Spotlight: Composers Elegant Too from <em>Scare Me</em> and <em>Bob’s Burgers</em>

There are many paths to the world of film and television scoring, but the duo known as “Elegant Too” – Chris Maxwell and Phil Hernandez – have established a name for themselves  with their quirky comedic music for shows like Bob’s Burgers and The Amy Schumer Show. They’ve also contributed to Edgar Wright’s Hot Fuzz... »

Algonquin College Students Get Access to Music & Sound Effects From ALIBI

September 9, 2020 | By
Algonquin College Students Get Access to Music & Sound Effects From ALIBI

Algonquin College has been granted access to the ALIBI Music Library, a professional music and sound effects (SFX) platform. This makes Algonquin the first institution in Canada with access to extensive catalogs used in Hollywood productions and in the TV, streaming, video games and advertising industries. Through a special educational license, ALIBI becomes the College’s... »

ALIBI Releases New Production Music Tracks for True Crime, Suspense & Horror

August 23, 2020 | By
ALIBI Releases New Production Music Tracks for True Crime, Suspense & Horror

ALIBI has announced the release of its newest production music, which includes six albums for genres such as true crime, family adventure, thriller, horror and action. The tracks have been structured to meet the needs of Editors cutting promos, trailers, commercials and content. And the albums are: True Crime Drama 3 – This is the... »

Jon Brewer Presents the Legendary Chuck Berry in New Film

August 6, 2020 | By
Jon Brewer Presents the Legendary <em>Chuck Berry</em> in New Film

On May 21st, 1955, a 29-year-old songwriter, singer, and guitarist had his first major recording session at Chess Records in Chicago. Among the tunes that were cut then was “Maybellene,” which became a breakthrough hit for the artist, none other than Chuck Berry. Arguably, with that one song, guitar-oriented rock ‘n’ roll was born.... »

Director Chris Perkel Presents the Inside Story on Clive Davis

July 27, 2020 | By
Director Chris Perkel Presents the Inside Story on <em>Clive Davis</em>

Based on renowned music executive Clive Davis’s autobiography, the recent film Clive Davis: The Soundtrack of Our Lives had been long in the planning stages. Finally, through executive producer Mary Lisio, a non-fiction overseer at Scott Free Entertainment, director Chris Perkel was brought on board to helm the project.  Hailing from Riverdale in Bronx,... »

Jesse James Miller Showcases the History of PUNK

July 24, 2020 | By
Jesse James Miller Showcases the History of <em>PUNK</em>

When Vancouver-based documentary filmmaker Jesse James Miller undertook a four-hour docuseries about the history of punk rock, he determined to inundate himself in research about the musical genre, as he had not been previously associated with punk and its notable figures. “They hired someone out of the fold,” he said of the show’s producers,... »

ALIBI Music Unveils Four New Albums

July 17, 2020 | By
ALIBI Music Unveils Four New Albums

ALIBI Music has announced the release of four new albums from its exclusive ATX catalog for high-end series launch promos and film trailers. Composed by professional musicians from around the world, this newest production music brings editors a commanding sonic backdrop for projects ranging from dark, heroic drama and cinematic action to sci-fi and... »

Broadcast Production Awards: Stephen Arnold Music Comes Out With Four Wins

July 15, 2020 | By
Broadcast Production Awards: Stephen Arnold Music Comes Out With Four Wins

Stephen Arnold Music came up big at NewscastStudio’s annual Broadcast Production Awards, picking up four awards – including Best Overall Use of Music for CNN America’s Choice Debate “Super Open”, a fully orchestrated, three-act music score.  Other honors came for the studio’s work for China Global Television Network (CGTN), Scripps Television Stations and WDAF/FOX... »

Musical Vibes in Lena Waithe’s Twenties

July 13, 2020 | By
Musical Vibes in Lena Waithe’s <em>Twenties</em>

Twenties is a series created by Lena Waithe and follows 24-year-old aspiring writer Hattie (Jonica T. Gibbs), a queer African American woman as she and her two straight best friends Marie (Christina Elmore) and Nia (Gabrielle Graham) navigate the road to Hollywood to make their dreams come true. The music in the series combines... »

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