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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... »

The Musical Journey in The Elephant Queen

July 8, 2020 | By
The Musical Journey in <em>The Elephant Queen</em>

The Elephant Queen is a documentary directed by Mark Deeble and Victoria Stone with Academy Award nominee Chiwetel Ejiofor serving as the story voice-over narrator. The film follows elder matriarch Athena, who is responsible to protect her elephant herd after they are forced to leave their waterhole from a drought and take an epic... »

ELIAS Arts Rebrands As ELIAS Music

June 23, 2020 | By
ELIAS Arts Rebrands As ELIAS Music

Renowned music and audio agency Elias Arts is rebranding as ELIAS Music. Celebrating 40 years as a leader and innovator in music and sound for brands, the company is launching a new website and is introducing ELIAS Indie, a new platform to connect brands with emerging artists. Founded by acclaimed composer and producer Jonathan... »

The Contemporary Soundtrack in Dickinson

June 18, 2020 | By
The Contemporary Soundtrack in <em>Dickinson</em>

Dickinson is an Apple TV+ original series created by Alena Smith and stars actress and singer Hailee Steinfeld as Emily Dickinson. The show delves deep into the perspective and world of Emily during the 19th century Dickinson era with a modern sense and flair. The musical soundtrack guided by music supervisor DeVoe Yates created... »

ALIBI Releases New Production Music Albums For Editors

June 17, 2020 | By
ALIBI Releases New Production Music Albums For Editors

The newest production music from ALIBI features seven high-energy tracks that can be used for trailers, promos, ads, programming, sports or esports. The new albums – created by a diverse group of international composers and artists – feature tracks structured with the needs of editors in mind, as well as ALIBI’s signature touch of... »

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