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ALIBI Releases New Albums of Production Music

May 5, 2020 | By
ALIBI Releases New Albums of Production Music

Eight new albums of production music has been released by ALIBI Music Library (ALIBI) for use by its clients in the television, film, streaming, advertising and video game industries. The newly added tracks – from a mix of professional composers and artists around the world – are edited for optimum versatility and feature stems,... »

Job Opening: Assistant Director/Associate Producer for Theatrical Musical

April 28, 2020 | By

A theatrical musical, Look for Me, is in development and seeking an Assistant Director/Associate Producer for the reading of the project. Reading will be entirely virtual including all rehearsals plus  the release of a stream with a target date of June 22, 2020. Position responsibilities will include handling all technical details of recording and... »

Matt Schrader Creates Score – A Film Music Documentary

March 6, 2020 | By
Matt Schrader Creates <em>Score – A Film Music Documentary</em>

Though he has been a news producer since 2005, Matt Schrader sought to ‘leap out of that world’ to try something different when he endeavored to create the singular project Score – A Film Music Documentary. While Schrader had seen DVD featurettes about feature film composers, he learned that a full-length movie about the... »

The Academy of Scoring Arts

February 20, 2020 | By
The Academy of Scoring Arts

The Academy of Scoring Arts is the leading community dedicated to the art of scoring. The Academy was founded in 2009 from brilliant composer, orchestrator Ron Jones. The list of accomplishments by Jones includes Star Trek: The Next Generation, Family Guy, American Dad, DuckTales, and Fairly Odd Parents. The legend wanted a space that... »

Universal Production Music Collaborates With Adobe Inc.

November 5, 2019 | By
Universal Production Music Collaborates With Adobe Inc.

Universal Production Music and Adobe Inc. have collaborated to build a specialized music application panel designed specifically for Adobe Premiere Pro and Adobe Audition. The new tool will enable users of the Adobe programs to access Universal Production Music’s entire catalog. The panel is a new integrated extension that offers a way to search,... »

Launch of Production Music Catalog: Abbey Road Masters

April 19, 2019 | By
Launch of Production Music Catalog: <em>Abbey Road Masters</em>

Universal Production Music and sister company Killer Tracks, two of the leading production music brands, have partnered with Abbey Road Studios to launch a new production music catalog: “Abbey Road Masters.” Abbey Road Masters will create and curate original music, all of which will be recorded, mixed and mastered at the Abbey Road Studios.... »

Killer Tracks Partners with Wax Ltd. – Launch of New Production Music Label Audio Wax

February 15, 2019 | By
Killer Tracks Partners with Wax Ltd. – Launch of New Production Music Label Audio Wax

Killer Tracks, a Universal Publishing Production Music company, has partnered with independent record label Wax Ltd. To launch the new production music label Audio Wax. Multi-platinum-selling producers/songwriters and Wax Ltd. Founders Wally Gagel and Xandy Barry will be leading the Audio Wax label. Audio Wax’s label is being launched with four albums, and will... »

Contenders: Re-recording Mixers, Mike Prestwood Smith, Michael Keller, Mary Poppins Returns

January 4, 2019 | By
Contenders: Re-recording Mixers, Mike Prestwood Smith, Michael Keller, <em>Mary Poppins Returns</em>

For Mary Poppins Returns, one of the biggest challenges was making the spoken word smoothly transition into the musical sequences. Once the sound and music editing teams prepared all the dialogue and production tracks, singing pre-records, ADR, hard effects, ambiances, foley and music tracks, the various audio elements had to be combined in a... »

Contender: Composer Terence Blanchard, BlacKkKlansman

December 11, 2018 | By
Contender: Composer Terence Blanchard, <em>BlacKkKlansman</em>

“The overall thing about Spike’s films is an undertone of we are all the same. We are all human beings. We are all Americans. I’m always trying to write themes that speak to that idea. That is one of the reasons we use orchestra as much as we can,” shared composer Terrance Blanchard who... »

Contender: Brian Tyler, Composer Crazy Rich Asians

December 7, 2018 | By
Contender: Brian Tyler, <em>Composer Crazy Rich Asians</em>

Composer Brian Tyler’s first impression of Crazy Rich Asians was that of a modern romantic comedy set in contemporary Singapore. However, after seeing the footage shot by director Jon Chu, he realized the story felt and looked much bigger. “The film was more of an old school Hollywood romance with social underpinnings and themes... »

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