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Artist Profile: Composer Adam Peters Provides a Chilling Score for The Dissident

January 20, 2021 | By
Artist Profile: Composer Adam Peters Provides a Chilling Score for <em>The Dissident</em>

Chances are that if you’re into British music from the ‘80s or ‘90s, you would have heard some of Composer Adam Peters’ work, most notably on Echo and the Bunnymen’s classic album Ocean Rain, on which Peters played and did the string arrangements. That was quite some time ago, and a different chapter in... »

The Sound & Music from Ryan Murphy’s The Prom

December 24, 2020 | By
The Sound & Music from Ryan Murphy’s <em>The Prom</em>

The Prom is a musical created by Matthew Sklar, Chad Beguelin, and Bob Martin, based on the original concept by Jack Viertel. Ryan Murphy (American Horror Story) produced and directed a film adaptation of the musical, which follows four down-on-their-luck Broadway actors Dee Dee Allen (Meryl Streep), Barry Glickman (James Corden), Angie Dickinson (Nicole Kidman), and Trent... »

Artist Profile: Composer Jeremy Turner on Scoring for Marvel 616

December 15, 2020 | By
Artist Profile: Composer Jeremy Turner on Scoring for <em>Marvel 616</em>

The world of composing for film and television continues to become more exciting as new musicians, composers, ears and creative minds enter the field from all different avenues. Jeremy Turner has been composing for various media for a little over ten years but has been particularly busy with his work for the Netflix series... »

Over the Weekend 12/7/20: New Emmy Rules, Young Sheldon Pauses Again and More

December 7, 2020 | By
Over the Weekend 12/7/20: New Emmy Rules, <em>Young Sheldon</em> Pauses Again and More

Welcome back from the weekend, and we hope that everyone was able to relax a bit despite the pall of COVID hanging over all of us as number continue to increase. That’s a cheery way to start today’s news, isn’t it? Many states are starting to crackdown and reinstating lockdowns that we thought we... »

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,... »

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