Music

September 19, 2014

‘Thursday Night Football’ moves to new beat

After its recent dustup with Rihanna, CBS has switched gears for its “Thursday Night Football” theme music. “Run this Town” was supposed to open the broadcasts, with a voiceover by Don Cheadle, but the song was scrapped. CBS has updated the main open to use its “Thursday Night Football” theme by Helmut VonLichten, dubbed “TNF 32.” Listen […]

September 8, 2014

Movie composer Brian Tyler creates music for ESPN’s NFL studio shows

Brian Tyler, who has composed the original score for a string of Hollywood blockbusters and was named the Film Composer of the Year at the 2014 Cue Awards, has created new theme music for ESPN’s NFL studio shows. Tyler has composed four original scores for ESPN – show-specific scores for three of the network’s signature […]

September 4, 2014

VideoHelper releases ‘Very Many Drama’

VideoHelper released disc 48 in its series of production music this week, titled “Very Many Drama.” This disc includes a collection of “big, brash, attention-getting dramatic music that will do your fist-clenched speaking for you, loudly and clearly.” Some of the key tracks include: The impossibly busy, “attacked by a thousand bees” aural assault of […]

August 18, 2014

SEC Network marches to fight songs from Warner/Chappell

Warner/Chappell Production Music helped launch the SEC Network with new fight songs for each of the networks schools. The songs feature each university’s signature fight song. “What an honor is was to work on such iconic fight songs for the launch of the SEC Network. We worked diligently to capture the essence of each song and […]

August 7, 2014

‘Today’ anchor jams NBC News theme on ‘Tonight’

NBC News‘ Lester Holt took advantage of being a guest on “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon” by jamming out to NBC News theme song with the show’s house band. Holt joined the band and strummed out a portion of “The Mission,” the theme song for NBC News written in 1985 by famed movie composer […]

June 26, 2014

Stephen Arnold Music names VP of strategy, vision management

Stephen Arnold Music has named Scott Saldinger vice president of strategy and vision management. Saldinger brings over two decades of experience in media production, marketing and sales to his new post at . Saldinger joins from KXAS-TV, the NBC O&O in Dallas, where he was business development account manager. He also also worked at KDFW-TV Dallas; […]

June 12, 2014

ESPN debuts World Cup theme music from Warner/Chappell

Warner/Chappell Production Music has created a new theme and music 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, […]

June 12, 2014

Riptide ONE launches with new curated music source

Riptide Music Group,a Los Angeles-based music sync licensing and publishing company, has created “Riptide ONE,” an exclusively-represented, one-stop music catalog. Riptide ONE is a carefully curated commercial song and big-screen trailer music catalog from active, award-winning bands, indie artists, producers, and record labels. Said Rich Goldman, president of Riptide Music Group, “The Riptide ONE catalog […]

June 4, 2014

The Hit House releases ‘NEUROTIC RE:ACTION’ production music

Production music company The Hit House has released the 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 […]

May 14, 2014

‘CNN Tonight’ debuts with theme from Stephen Arnold Music

Stephen Arnold Music recently worked with CNN to compose the music for “CNN Tonight,” creating a contemporary package for the program. “There’s a large audience watching live news programming at night – this is prime viewing time for any network,” said Chad Cook, VP/Creative Director of Stephen Arnold Music. “The theme for this show had […]