Universal Production Music Expands ‘Power to the People’ Initiative, Dedicated to Championing Black Songwriters and Producers in Production Music

Universal Production Music, the world’s leading production music company, today announced the expansion of ‘Power to the People,’ a global initiative that champions Black artists, songwriters and producers in production music. This expanded program seeks to identify and develop Black production music songwriters, artists, musicians and producers, and elevate their work in areas including licensing […]

Stephen Arnold Music (SAM) Creates the Immersive Cyberpunk Sound of ATL 2023

Stephen Arnold Music (SAM), The World Leader In Sonic Branding®, recently joined Attractions Technology Lab (ATL) for an immersive dive into the latest innovations in themed entertainment. SAM was one of nearly two dozen creative, design and engineering agencies who together created an immersive cyberpunk world—including a full-scale dark ride—at the annual event, offering a […]

Stephen Arnold Music (SAM) Adds Licensing Pros Jeff Ryan and Kevin Richards

Stephen Arnold Music (SAM), The World Leader In Sonic Branding®, has added two highly regarded music industry veterans to its licensing team. Jeff Ryan joins the sonic branding agency as Director of Music Licensing, while Kevin Richards assumes the role of Director of Creative Licensing. They will report to Noelle Fowler, VP of Licensing and […]

Howling Music Appoints Katie Overcash as Executive Producer, West Coast

Howling Music expands their West Coast operations with the addition of veteran music producer, Katie Overcash. “Katie Overcash is as good as they get and we’re still gobsmacked that she agreed to join our team,” said Howling Music Partner and Creative Director Ryan Claus. “We know we have to compete at a high level, but this feels […]

Stephen Arnold Music Taps into the British Spirit for WETA UK’s New Image Campaign

Stephen Arnold Music captured the drama, intrigue, romance, action and mystery of WETA UK’s expansive programming in providing the musical theme for the station’s new on-air image campaign. The uplifting orchestral theme plays under a lively montage of clips from UK series, both classic and contemporary, while supporting the theme, “British Television at Its Best.” […]

 Universal Production Music Launches Gamescape Audio Interactive Production Music for Games

SANTA MONICA – Universal Production Music, the production music division of Universal Music Publishing Group, today announced the launch of Gamescape Audio, a complete audio direction service for game developers of every caliber. Created in partnership with Emperia Sound and Music, Gamescape Audio is the first-ever interactive music licensing solution and music catalogue designed, developed […]

Level 77 Music Inks Sub-Publishing Pact with British Sports Specialist Music For Sport

ATLANTA— Level 77 Music has forged an agreement with UK-based Music For Sport to become its sub-publisher in the United States. The agreement links the fastest growing independent production music library in the United States and its national sales force with an expansive sports-themed music catalog that has been used during the Olympics, the World […]

Level 77 Music Secures Representation in Africa through Red Igloo

ATLANTA— Level 77 Music, a leading independent provider of high quality production music, has inked an agreement with Red Igloo Music, Johannesburg, to act as its sub-publisher in Africa. Red Igloo will represent Level 77 Music’s catalog for licensing and sync across television, film, advertising, games and digital media. It will also collect royalties and […]

Stephen Arnold Music Creates Bold Theme for NewsNation’s Newly-Launched “Cuomo”

DALLAS— Stephen Arnold Music created a bold, modern theme for Cuomo, the new primetime news show hosted by multi-award-winning broadcast journalist Chris Cuomo. Airing weekdays in primetime from 8-9pm ET/7-8pm CT on NewsNation, the show examines the day’s most important news stories from all angles. The infectious theme celebrates Chris Cuomo’s highly anticipated return to […]

Level 77 Music Names Zach Balch, National Division Manager

ATLANTA— Level 77 Music, a leading independent provider of production music, has hired Zach Balch as National Division Manager. An award-winning musician, record producer, recording engineer and production music sales executive, Balch will direct sales for the company’s rapidly growing catalog across the United States and seek new business relationships among film and television producers, […]

Level 77 Music Wins Mark Award for “Pop Track of the Year”

ATLANTA— Level 77 Music came up big at The Production Music Association’s 7th Annual Mark Awards, taking home the top honor for Pop Track of the Year. The winning song, “Be Mine”, is featured on the production music library’s album G.I.R.L. (Girls in Real Life) on its VIVE Music label. The song was written and […]

Stephen Arnold Music Strikes Gold at Promax Awards

Studio’s work for PIX11 garners top honors in three categories; its unique picture LP also honored. DALLAS—Stephen Arnold Music recently picked up four awards—three Gold and one Silver—at the annual Promax Station Summit Awards in Las Vegas. The sonic branding and music studio won Gold for Sports Program Spot, Original Music in a Promo, and […]

Stephen Arnold Music Takes Home Nine Wins at Broadcast Production Awards

Studio honored for work for Al Jazeera, CNN, NewsNation, KTNV and WPIX. DALLAS—Stephen Arnold Music enjoyed a strong showing at the annual NewscastStudio Broadcast Production Awards, winning nine awards including Best Overall Use of Music for its work on Al Jazeera Arabic’s 25th Anniversary rebrand. Other honors came for custom music for CNN’s flagship morning […]

Hifi Productions Releases “Storyteller”

Emmy Award-winning music production company Hi-Fi Productions announces the launch of its new catalogue Storyteller, distributed worldwide by Universal Production Music. SANTA MONICA — Hifi Productions today announces the launch of Storyteller, a new production music label from Emmy Award-winning composer/producer Joel Goodman. Available exclusively through Universal Production Music, the label’s initial release comprises seven […]

Howling Music Releases “Till We’re Minted,” EP from Nashville Hip-Hop Artist Nate Rose

NASHVILLE—Howling Music, a music production company offering original music and music licensing for advertising, branded content and film and television, today announces the release of Till We’re Minted, an EP from Nashville-based Hip-Hop artist Nate Rose. Available exclusively for licensing and sync through the company’s music catalog, the new release features five hard-hitting hip hop tracks from Rose, an underground artist […]