News from RipTide Music
RIPTIDE MUSIC GROUP EXPANDS EXECUTIVE ROSTER
AND NAMES DAN SILVER VP OF CREATIVE
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.”
ABOUT DAN SILVER:
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.
ABOUT THE RIPTIDE MUSIC GROUP:
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.