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New Director for Licensing Movie Trailers at NonStop

Hello to everyone, the music library Warner/Chappell Production Music has announced a new Director of Licensing, David Epstein. Congratulations!

Warner/Chappell Production Music Names David Epstein Director of Licensing, Non-Stop Trailers Division

 Fast-Growing Non-Stop Trailers Adds Industry Pro


IMG_1658 - Version 3.JPGLOS ANGELES, CA – Warner/Chappell Production Music today announced that David Epstein has been named Director of Licensing for Warner/Chappell Production Music’s premier trailer music division, Non-Stop Trailers.  David will be responsible for developing Non-Stop Trailers’ Film Trailer business in North America.

In making the announcement, Randy Wachtler, CEO, said, “We are very excited to have David on board in our prestigious Non-Stop Trailers division.  He brings with him a wealth of experience and an invaluable understanding of the business of film trailer music.”

David added, “I am very excited to become a member of the great team at Warner/Chappell Production Music, specifically in the Non-Stop Trailers division.  The ability to work with catalogs such as Full Tilt and Xtortion Audio is a thrilling opportunity for me.”

Most recently, David was a Sales & Marketing Executive for Sony/ATV’s production music arm Extreme Music, focusing on the Trailers & Film/TV departments.   David’s prior experience includes Sales & Marketing roles with Interscope Records & NBC Universal.

About Warner/Chappell Production Music:

Warner/Chappell Production Music is a worldwide leader within the production music industry, with over 35 years of experience and success. It unites many of the most successful and respected independent brands in production music, including 615 Music, Non-Stop Music, Groove Addicts, V – The Production Library, and many others. The brands comprising Warner/Chappell Production Music have been the recipients of many industry awards, including multiple Emmy®, Telly, ADDY and Promax honors.



Jennifer Stowe, Marketing Manager

Warner/Chappell Production Music



2014 FIFA Brazil World Cup Theme Created by Warner/Chappell Production Music



NASHVILLE, TN (June 12, 2014) – Warner/Chappell Production Music, Warner Music Group’s production music arm, has created a new theme and package for the 2014 FIFA World Cup to be broadcast on ESPN. Warner/Chappell Production Music produced over 150 tracks overall at their state-of-the-art studios in Salt Lake City, UT. Featuring a modified theme from the 2010 FIFA World Cup, Warner/Chappell Production Music created new opens, bumpers, vamps and closers. In addition, world-renowned percussionist, Alex Acuna, provided all the ethnic percussion tracks at the legendary Ocean Way Studios in Los Angeles, CA. Wayne Bergeron added his virtuoso trumpet to select tracks.


This extensive package was produced by Warner/Chappell Production Music’s own Bryan Hofheins and Judd Maher and composed by Lisle Moore. This Production Team produced the original Theme package for ESPN’s coverage of the 2010 FIFA World Cup, which aired first for the South Africa Games.  They were ecstatic to adapt and add to the memorable theme music package for the Brazil World Cup stage. “What an honor and privilege it was to be a part of writing the music for the 2014 FIFA World Cup. It’s exciting to think that the games will be broadcast all over the globe! Hopefully we captured the same excitement and grandeur that this beautiful game gives to its fans worldwide.” Bryan Hofheins echoed Lisle’s sentiment by saying, “It has been an honor and a thrill to create the music theme package for the world’s largest sporting event! We utilized the best talent in the world to bring their ‘A’ game, and everyone came through big time.“ Randy Wachtler, President & CEO, said, “I’m so incredibly proud of our Production Team for creating this amazing music that will be heard throughout the world.”

The 2014 FIFA World Cup will take place from June 12th to July 13th in Brazil and will be broadcast on ESPN and ABC, which are owned by The Walt Disney Company.


About Warner/Chappell Production Music

 Warner/Chappell Production Music is recognized as a worldwide leader within the production music industry, with over 35 years of experience and success. It unites many of the most successful and respected independent brands in production music, including 615 Music, Non-Stop Music, Groove Addicts, V – The Production Library, and many others. The brands comprising Warner/Chappell Production Music have been the recipients of many industry awards, including multiple Emmy®, Telly, ADDY and Promax honors.





NEUROTIC RE:ACTION from the Hit House

1 NeuroticReactions Los Angeles, CA, June 4, 2014—Top music production company The Hit House announces the release of the company’s fourth entry in its successful

“RE:ACTION” production music library: “NEUROTIC RE:ACTION.”


“You download the tracks. You hit play. And you have a reaction. Sometimes it’s crazy. Sometimes it’s insane.  Sometimes it’s just what the doctor ordered. We’re thrilled to be introducing our most intense action library to date: ‘NEUROTIC

RE:ACTION.’ Let the audio therapy begin,” said Sally House, Executive Producer, The Hit House.

Scott Miller, Creative Director, The Hit House, adds, “All of the tracks on our new release are named after mental disorders.”  Among the 12 tracks from “NEUROTIC RE:ACTION” are “Amnesia,” “Delirium,” “Pyromania,” “Schizophrenia,” “Narcissism” and “Insomnia.”

“NEUROTIC RE:ACTION” will be available for sale via iTunes for fans in July 2014.

Recently, various tracks from the first three releases from The Hit House’s“RE:ACTION” series have been featured in movie trailers, including “Godzilla,” “Iron Man 3,” “Monuments Men,” “Pacific Rim” and “The Conjuring,” to name a few. They’ve also been featured in TV and web commercials for major brands such as Lexus, Axe, Comcast and Honda.


About The Hit House:

The Hit House is a premier custom music and sound design company in Los Angeles that specializes in trailer and commercial music. Their recent work has been used in national and global television campaigns for clients such as Target, Lexus, Jell-O, Porsche, and The Ritz Carlton, and in motion picture campaigns for films including “Godzilla,” “Frozen,” “Monuments Men,” “Million Dollar Arm,” “Thor: The Dark World,” “Despicable Me 2,” “Anchorman 2,” “Iron Man 3,” “Turbo” and “Bully,” among others. Hear more at www.thehithouse.com


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Non-Stop Trailers Win at Golden Trailer Awards






LOS ANGELES, CA (June 2, 2014) – Non-Stop Trailers, a division of Warner/Chappell Production Music, had music featured in Disney’s Muppets: Most Wanted trailer, which won the “Most Original TV Spot” at the 15th Golden Trailer Awards. The winning spot is titled “Across The Internet” and features the track “Solace” from Non-Stop Trailers’ Xtortion Audio catalog.

The 15th Annual Golden Trailer Awards was held at The Sabian Theater in Beverly Hills, CA and was attended by Non-Stop Trailers own Jesse Wright. Non-Stop Trailers had musical placements in numerous trailer nominees, but the big win came when Muppets: Most Wanted was announced as the winner of the “Most Original TV Spot.” Randy Wachtler, President & CEO, says, “I’m incredibly proud of our trailer team as they continue to distinguish themselves as the premier source for the best music in the industry.” Jesse Wright says, “Congratulations to all of the nominees and the winners of the Golden Trailer Awards. It was an honor to share an evening with the people who made these projects possible, and even more of a honor to be apart of them.”

For more information about the awards, and to see a full list of winners, click here.


About Non-Stop Trailers

Non-Stop Trailers is Warner/Chappell Production Music’s film trailer division, and is a worldwide leader in music and sound design specifically tailored to motion picture and video game advertising campaigns. Comprised of cutting-edge, boutique collections of music composed and produced specifically for trailers, including world-renowned brands like Full Tilt and Xtortion Audio, Non-Stop Trailers has music featured in hundreds of well-known campaigns.


About Warner/Chappell Production Music

 Warner/Chappell Production Music is recognized as a worldwide leader within the production music industry with over 35 years of experience and success. It unites many of the most successful and respected independent brands in production music, including 615 Music, Non-Stop Music, Groove Addicts, V – The Production Library, and many others. The brands comprising Warner/Chappell Production Music have been the recipients of many industry awards, including multiple Emmy®, Telly, ADDY and Promax honors.


13 Keyboards – Film and Trailer Music in Concert – A New Initiative

A new trailer music concert is coming…from who, you may ask? None other than the initiator and musical director,Patrik Pietschmann. Founded in 2014, this music ensemble headed by Pietschmann will be working to bring scores from movies, games and trailers to the stage. Check out the official statement below:

“13 Keyboards – Film and Trailer Music in Concert” is a new concert format that combines music, innovation and technology in equal measure. The professional keyboard ensemble consisting of 13 highly skilled musicians was founded in 2014 at the Frankfurt University of Music and Performing Arts with the goal of bringing the very latest scores from movies, games and trailers to the stage.

With a repertoire of works by film music legend Hans Zimmer, the trailer music company “Two Steps From Hell”, etc. , this ensemble has mainly specialized in “hybrid scores”: a fusion of big orchestral sound, pop / rock elements and electronics. The use of the latest synth and sample technologies guarantees a concert event of the next generation.

Currently, two concerts are planned this year on 6th and 13th September which will take place in Frankfurt/ Main (Germany). The Ticket sale is already running. More detailed information can be obtained under www.13keyboards.com. There, we will soon list the exact concert program.



All in all this is very exciting news! Stay tuned to the official web site for future details!

“Hearing is Believing” – HummingBird Music




Hummingbird Music offices president Bob FarnsworthNashville, TN, May 19, 2014 – Bob Farnsworth, CEO, Founder and Creative Director with Hummingbird Productions, one of America’s leading producers of original music and sound design for the advertising, entertainment, and multi-media industries, will be a featured guest speaker during an upcoming
TEDx FrontRange talk.

Farnsworth will deliver a talk entitled “Hearing is Believing” as a TEDxFrontRange talk in Loveland, Colorado, at 2:20 pm Mountain Time, on May 22nd. Based on the premise that “hearing, not seeing, is believing,” Farnsworth will demonstrate in his presentation various ways in which, in television advertising, the power of the music of one’s spoken voice, and the music heard underneath the spoken voice, is actually more powerful than the images an audience sees on a screen. If someone misses the tonality of a voiceover message, or misses the tonality of the music that accompanies a TV ad, then the musician supplying the aural accompaniment has missed his audience, no matter how much money someone has spent on the visuals.

Farnsworth’s talk will be a humorous yet poignant presentation. As most people know, TEDxTalks are designed to not only make interesting points about one’s own industry, but also to apply them to making the world around us a better place. The “Hearing Is Believing” talk will be a power packed eight minute presentation, leaving room afterward to discuss what will likely be a bit of a surprise to the members of the Colorado audience.


Bob Farnsworth graduated from Furman University in 1974, and was signed as a recording artist with ABC Records that same year. Providence kept him in Nashville, where he has spent the last 35 years building Hummingbird Productions. Farnsworth and Hummingbird have worked with innumerable and diverse artists, from Dolly Parton to Arlo Guthrie, from Ray Charles to Stevie Ray Vaughn; and with venues ranging from the Philadelphia Orchestra to the London Symphony, and organizations ranging from the United Way to the United Nations.

Farnsworth speaks and performs across the country about advertising and the power of sonic branding. In 2010, he appeared on “The Today Show” as an industry icon, and has also been a speaker at the annual American Ad Federation Conference. He tackles tough issues on advertising, branding and ROI with a sense of joy that is infectious and exciting.

About TEDx, x = independently organized event

In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. At a TEDx event, TED Talks video and live speakers combine to spark deep discussion and connection. These local, self-organized events are branded TEDx, where x = independently organized TED event. The TED Conference provides general guidance for the TEDx program, but individual TEDx events are self-organized. (Subject to certain rules and regulations.)

About TED:

TED is a nonprofit organization devoted to Ideas Worth Spreading. Started as a four-day conference in California almost 30 years ago, TED has grown to support its mission with multiple initiatives. The two annual TED Conferences invite the world’s leading thinkers and doers to speak for 18 minutes on a diverse mix of topics. Many of these talks are then made available, free, at TED.com.

TED speakers have included Bill Gates, Jane Goodall, Elizabeth Gilbert, Sir Richard Branson, Nandan Nilekani, Philippe Starck, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, Isabel Allende and former UK Prime Minister Gordon Brown. The TED2014 Conference takes place in Vancouver, British Columbia, along with the TEDActive simulcast in neighboring Whistler. TEDGlobal 2014 will be held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

TED’s media initiatives include TED.com, where new TED Talks are posted daily; the Open Translation Project, which provides subtitles and interactive transcripts as well as translations from volunteers worldwide; the educational initiative TED-Ed; and TEDBooks, short e-books on powerful ideas. TED has established the annual TED Prize, where exceptional individuals with a wish to change the world get help translating their wishes into action; TEDx, which supports individuals or groups in hosting local, self-organized TED-style events around the world; and the TED Fellows program, helping world-changing innovators from around the globe to amplify the impact of their remarkable projects and activities.

Follow TED on Twitter at http://twitter.com/TEDTalks, or on Facebook at http:// www.facebook.com/TED
For information about TED’s upcoming conferences, visit http://www.ted.com/ registration


Founded in Nashville, TN, in 1976 by Bob Farnsworth, Hummingbird Productions is one of the longest standing providers in the United States of original music for the entertainment and advertising industries. While the company is perhaps best known for its music in such advertising campaigns as “Always Coca-Cola” and Wrigley’s “Double Double Your Refreshment,” Hummingbird’s composers also create original music for feature films/short films/documentaries, TV programs, soundtracks, web videos, radio commercials, video games, and more.

Touting the slogan “Hearing is Believing,” Hummingbird Productions has, over the last decade, evolved into a collective of talented writers, artists, and producers who collaborate on some of the best music consistently featured in major national advertising campaigns. The company is renown for its talent and collaboration with artists and producers including: Grammy Award-winning producer/songwriter Keith Thomas; Byron House, bass player for Robert Plant’s
“Band of Joy”; Dennis Holt, session drummer on Taylor Swift’s “Beautiful Eyes” EP; Swan Dive vocalist Molly Felder, whose commercial credits include national advertisers Pepsi, Michelob, and Chevrolet; as well as many others.

Hummingbird is the winner of dozens of Clio and Lions Awards, including the Clio Hall of Fame Award for the sound design on “Budweiser Frogs” – considered one of the Top Ten Best TV Commercials of all time. Hummingbird Productions has been an acknowledged leader in the field of audio and sonic branding for 37 years. The company also offers music publishing, music licensing and music search services, all while actively working with artists from around the world.

Hummingbird Productions is located at 1521 Graybar, Nashville, TN, 37215. The phone is 615-385-3729 and the website is: www.hummingbirdproductions.com


Media Contact:
Dan Harary
The Asbury PR Agency
Beverly Hills, CA

Immediate Music unveils new ‘Epic Music’ Album – NU EPIQ


EMMY® Award Winning Music Producers Redefine Epic Music Genre with Visionary Fourth Volume in Groundbreaking Album Series

Premiere label dedicated to ‘Epic Music’ genre, Imperativa Records presents “NU EPIQ” released on CD and digitally May 27; distributed in North America by Entertainment One

IMMEDIATE MUSIC - TRAILER HEAD NU EPIQ - COVER ART Santa Monica, California (May 13, 2014) – Imperativa Records, the world’s leading independent record label specializing in the ‘Epic Music’ genre, presents IMMEDIATE’s genre-defining new album, Trailerhead: NU EPIQ, the fourth volume of the highly successful Trailerhead album series devoted to the power and emotion of epic orchestral music. Led by pioneering Emmy® award-winning composer and producer Yoav Goren, who first introduced original ‘Epic Music’ for blockbuster movie trailers over twenty years ago, IMMEDIATE are widely recognized as Hollywood’s pre-eminent producers of original music for major motion picture trailers. IMMEDIATE continue to evolve the sound of modern epic music, taking the genre in new musical directions and elevating the art form to new creative heights. Trailerhead: NU EPIQ will be available for streaming, digital download and CD on May 27.

IMMEDIATE’s music has generated over 5,000 placements in film, television, trailers, commercials, and video games, including high profile worldwide marketing campaigns for – “The Amazing Spider-Man 2″, “Captain America: The Winter Soldier”, “Maleficent”, “The Hunger Games: Catching Fire”, “Call of Duty: Ghosts”, “Iron Man 3″, “Thor: The Dark World,” “The Wolverine”, “Rush”, “Star Trek: Into Darkness”, “After Earth”, “Oblivion”, “The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey”, “The Dark Knight Rises”, “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, pts. 1 & 2″, “Twilight: Breaking Dawn,” “Pirates Of The Caribbean: At Worlds’ End”, “Assassin’s Creed”, “The Chronicles of Narnia”, “X-Men”, “Avatar”, McDonalds, PlayStation, UEFA Championship, Olympics and many more.
Ranging from anthemic orchestral soundtracks to symphonic rock, contemporary classical, and power pop, the ‘Epic Music’ genre is unified by the incorporation of real orchestra and choir recorded in some of the best sounding halls and studios in the world. The music, while spanning a variety of styles, shares similar emotional values which encapsulates the contemporary music category known as ‘Epic Music’.
With the release of the original Trailerhead album in 2008, Imperativa Records and IMMEDIATE launched the ‘Epic Music’ genre as a bona fide contemporary music category, with CD sales and digital downloads far exceeding those of most film soundtracks. The subsequent volumes in the Trailerhead series, SAGA (2010) and TRIUMPH (2012), further consolidated the growing appeal and widespread popularity of the ‘Epic Music’ genre in popular culture by featuring compositions from trailers for the biggest films in Hollywood and even spawning the first-of-its-kind ‘Trailer Music Live’ concerts both in the United States and Europe.

Forging the next evolution in the ‘Epic Music’ genre, with Trailerhead: NU EPIQ, IMMEDIATE builds on the mould of previous albums, infusing a new modern sound and evolved compositional approach while continuing the tradition of featuring modern orchestral and choral compositions blended with contemporary electronics, rock and synthesis. NU EPIQ is IMMEDIATE’s biggest and boldest creative statement yet, featuring 19 original tracks of incredibly anthemic, emotional cinematic music that transcend the medium, existing independently as a legitimate form of artistic expression with a rapidly growing and fervent fanbase, as well as featuring in the latest trailers for Hollywood blockbuster movies.
NU EPIQ is produced by Yoav Goren and was recorded in the finest concert halls and studios worldwide, including the famed Abbey Road in London, and features performances by members of the London Symphony Orchestra and the City of Prague Philharmonic Orchestra.
Trailerhead: NU EPIQ will be released for streaming, digital download and CD on May 27 by Imperativa Records and distributed at North American retail through Entertainment One. For more information on IMMEDIATE and Imperativa Records, please visit www.imperativarecords.com.

Bandcamp: http://imperativarecords.bandcamp.com/
Facebook: www.facebook.com/imperativarecords
Twitter: www.twitter.com/ImperativaRecs
YouTube: www.youtube.com/imperativarecords


Press Contact:

Greg O’Connor-Read
Top Dollar PR
Tel: 702-407-0935


Antti Martikainen Interview with Trailer Music Vibe



Meet a composer by the name of Antti Martikainen. He has composed a few trailer music albums thus far, one of which was Eternal Saga. He answered a few questions from TMV about his career as a composer and so on.

 Can you tell us about yourself and musical background?

I’m a Finnish guy, close to my 30’s. I have published music in my own name since late 2012, that’s about 1½ years now. I make epic, symphonic, folk, world, celtic, pirate, trailer, metal music etc. I started making music when I was about 14 years old, I bought a guitar and started making riffs. I recorded my first songs about ten years ago. They were mainly various types of metal songs, such as death, thrash and dark melodic metal and later symphonic metal. I didn’t like playing and recording stuff with guitar, so I made new songs very rarely. Then I found virtual instruments and sequencer programs and started playing around with them. I haven’t touched my guitars for a very long time and I’m making everything on computer these days. I have about 5 years of experience of FL studio and various virtual instrument libraries. I have no theoretical background in music, I just make stuff that sounds good to my ear.

What inspired you to become a composer?

I don’t really remember any specific moment, and becoming a composer is a long story. When I was younger I noticed that I have some good melodies playing in my head and that I needed some instrument to make them alive, so I chose the guitar. I always knew that I had some potential, but it took a long time to realize it.

What would you say your dream is as far as your musical career goes?

I don’t have big dreams, I’d just like to get a decent income from making music. My dreams actually lie somewhere else than in making music. At the moment, I can’t sustain myself with music only, but I’m still a bit surprised that I even make this much.

What are your musical inspirations?

I don’t listen to a lot of music, but Two Steps From Hell is the biggest single influence for my current musical direction. Then there are a lot of metal bands such as Ensiferum, Moonsorrow, Slayer, Children of Bodom and In Flames from where I got my inspiration in the early years.

I really like the fact that most of your tracks are over several minutes long. Is that a goal for you to try and stretch the compositions out or is it just how the work turns out?

Yeah, my newer songs are a bit long. I try to make my songs as “complete” as possible, and that means a lot of melodies, a lot of variation and a lot of movements. Usually that leads to long pieces. Of course the longer pieces require some planning, although most of the stuff just arises and evolves as I’m making the song. If I run out of imagination or it feels like there’s no use to continue the song any further, then I just finish it, or bury it. I still have some songs that are under 3 minutes long, and that’s just fine for more aggressive and fast pieces. But even the shorter pieces I make have multiple movements, melodies and some twists. I know I have a general trailer music vibe (pun intended) in my songs, but the aim is not to make easy listening music for trailers, but complete songs.

Are there any exciting projects in the pipelines that you can tell us about?

I have a lot of going on. Most of it isn’t related to music, as I’m studying game development and I have some game projects that I’m making, and that includes programming, 3D modeling, texture painting, all kinds of stuff. Concerning musical things, I’m soon releasing a bonus content album called Another Saga. It contains some stuff that was originally supposed to be a part of the Eternal Saga album, but because there’s over four hours of extra material it is wiser to release it as a stand-alone album. I’m also making a pirate-themed game soundtrack album. It will hopefully have about 20 tracks that are shorter and simpler than my usual tracks, but they’re supposed to be used in games, trailers and films. I’m doing it because I get a lot of queries about music for video games, but none of my songs really fit well to video games. And I have like ten of these soundtrack albums planned, so it’s exciting to see how many (if any) of them I will release. Then I have some new album stuff coming up, some huuuge songs exploring new exciting themes. And probably some commissions for games.

News from RipTide Music




Dan Silver Headshot with guitar Los Angeles, CA, March 31, 2014 – Newly formed Riptide Music Group has named Dan Silver as its Vice President of Creative.  A “sync-flavored” global publishing administration powerhouse, Riptide’s services include the worldwide synchronization of music for advertising, movie trailers, television, film and videogames. The company also provides services for the international collection of publishing royalties.

As VP of Creative, Silver will oversee creative operations and marketing at Riptide Music Group. From producing artists, creating movie trailer music, to running Riptide’s studio, to serving as a client creative liaison for the advertising, film, TV, movie trailer, and videogame industries, Silver will present clients with the company’s best artistic selections and custom productions.


“Dan Silver is a very musically talented individual who has a tremendous wealth of experience to offer our company,” Rich Goldman, RMG President, said. “He is well-versed in multiple music styles and in keeping a tasteful ear to the ground for undiscovered talent at all times. He will be instrumental in helping us grow our catalog, and by providing a unique perspective to A&R, as well as in the strategic planning and marketing of new artist signings.”



Dan Silver, VP of Creative, had previously been Riptide Music’s Senior Producer (prior to the formation of Riptide Music Group) for the past 12 years. In that role, he co-produced and collaborated on several epic hybrid film trailer albums with Riptide composers Cliff Lin, Daniel Lenz, John Mattox, Kathie Talbot, and others. Recent Riptide trailer music credits in which Silver was involved include music placements within the trailers for “Noah.”, “The Wolf of Wall Street,” and “Iron Man 3” along with global and national commercials for TRESemmé, Apple iPad and Miller Lite. Silver’s own music and sound design can also be heard in numerous trailers, TV shows and commercials.


In addition, Silver is a co-founder and talent curator of the Quantum Collective,an innovative music marketing collective that brings musicians, artists, celebrities and consumer brands together through original programs and live events. Quantum and Silver presented the 3rd annual “Southwest Invasion” music event, which took place during the 2014 SXSW conference in Austin. Riptide Music Group was one of the corporate sponsors of that event, which featured performers including Lisa Marie Presley, A Great Big World, Mary Lambert, Suzanne Vega, Barcelona, Dirty Vegas, and many other acts.


Silver also appeared as a panelist during the 2014 SXSW conference. The panel, entitled, “Courting Your Fans – How to Make the Romance Last,” andmoderated by Section 101 President Liz Leahy, covered topics such as: “What tools are out there for established artists? How do new artists get on board? What lessons can the music industry take away from some of the bigger companies who engage their customers so well they become loyalists?” Renowned music artist Suzanne Vega joined Silver on the panel.



Formed in early 2014 by the mergers of Riptide Music and Pigfactory, Riptide Music Group is comprised of three operating units: Riptide Rights:Riptide Rights oversees publishing and master rights for administration and sync representation; Riptide One: Riptide One is a carefully curated catalog of independent artists, bands, producers and composers which offers a diverse range of music for licensing in advertising, movie trailers, television, film and videogames; and Pacifica Music Library:  A modern production music library previously established as a joint venture between Riptide Music and Pigfactory, the Pacifica catalog offers music for all visual media.

Riptide Music Group is located at 9469 Jefferson Blvd., Ste. 114, Culver City,CA 90232. The phone is 310.437.4380. For more information, please see:www.riptidemusic.com

News from The Hit House

THE HIT HOUSE GOES “OFF THE RECORD” WITH NEW ALBUM  RELEASE: OFF THE RECORD East Coast Collection Features Tracks Named After Notable Speakeasys, Bars, and Pubs in New York City and Baltimore

Off The Record East Coast Collection from The Hit HouseLos Angeles, CA, March 5, 2014—Top music production and sound design company The Hit House has just released the second album in its OFF THE RECORD series. Sally House, Executive Producer at The Hit House, made the announcement.

OFF THE RECORD New York has driving, electronica tracks with an urban edge; OFF THE RECORD Baltimore has an acoustic, heartfelt selection, with a touch of melancholy.


Said Sally House, “Our first OFF THE RECORD West Coast release was so well received, we decided it was time for more.  All the tracks in this new collection have been named after cool and notable speakeasys, bars, and pubs in New York City andBaltimore. Cheers!”


 About The Hit House:


The Hit House is a premier custom music and sound design company in Los Angeles that specializes in trailer and commercial music. Their recent work has been used in national and global television campaigns for clients such as Target, Lexus, Jell-O, Porsche, and Ritz Carlton, and in motion picture campaigns for films including “Monuments Men,” “Frozen,” “Thor: Dark World,” “Godzilla 2014,” “Despicable Me 2,”  “Anchorman 2,” “Iron Man 2”, “Turbo,” and “Bully,” among others. Hear more atwww.thehithouse.com


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Hit House Contact:

Sally House

Executive Producer




Media Contact:

Dan Harary

The Asbury PR Agency

Beverly Hills, CA