How to Pitch Your Music for Sync
Over the past couple years, we've published so many special episodes covering sync and music supervision that we decided to put together highlights of some of our favorite guests.
Music Supervisors Aren’t Treated Fairly, Here’s What’s Going On
Our guest this week is music supervisor and Vice President of the Guild of Music Supervisors, Madonna Wade-Reed. Her credits include TV shows such as All American, Batwoman, American Crime, Reign, Blue Mountain State, Smallville, One Tree Hill, plus films such as 8-Bit Christmas, Lovesick, A Thousand Words and the documentary Let It Fall. In this episode, Madonna breaks down her responsibilities within new projects, why it’s vital for artists to educate themselves on licensing, as well as a closer look into why the music supervisors’ movement toward unionizing.
Sync Licensing Company Explains How Music Gets Placed
This week on the New Music Business, Ari is joined by Lyle Hysen and Kyra Wendel of the sync licensing agency, Bank Robber Music. They discuss everything from how they organize and pitch playlists, what today’s sync fees are looking like, negotiations with record labels and publishing companies, the best pitching methods, and much more!
How Music Gets in Commercials from Music Supervisor/Actor Winslow Bright
Winslow Bright is a music supervisor or music producer at Search Party Music. They do really big campaigns like Sephora, Beyond Burger, Calvin Klein, Mini Cooper, and many more.
Music Supervisor for To All The Boys, Virgin River, One Tree Hill, Lindsay Wolfington on How She Places Music
Lindsay Wolfington is a music supervisor and initially broke into the music supervisor world when supervising for One Tree Hill.
Disney Music Supervisor on Placing Music for Trailers
Brian Vickers works on the in-house trailer department at Disney, which they call "The Hive." He's worked on a number of Disney films, including The Avengers, Star Wars: The Last Jedi & The Rise of Skywalker, Black Panther, Soul, Hamilton, Frozen II, Black is King.
Spotify’s New “Active Audience” Ain’t It, But We’re Getting Closer
Spotify just rolled this out to help you better understand how active your listeners are. But why does it matter and how does it help?