March 20, 2014

‘This American Life’ looks into the ‘Hello’ campaign

There’s a feeling in the air, that you can’t get anywhere… except in Calgary. Well, most people know the first part, the opening line of the “Hello” image campaign by Frank Gari of Gari Media Group. It inspired pride and camaraderie in Calgary, Canada. So much so, that “This American Life” host Ira Glass looked into the campaign. […]

March 19, 2014

VideoHelper releases three new discs of narrative sound design

Production music house VideoHelper has released three new discs of its popular Modules series. Disc six, seven and eight include a new addition of rhythmic beds and multiple variations: musical alternates, drones and rises. With the addition of these new elements, Modules is now a complete creative toolkit to create promotions, trailers and show opens.

March 17, 2014

Savannah Guthrie uses familiar tune to announce pregnancy

“Today Show” co-host Savannah Guthrie was married over the weekend. The most interesting part of the wedding? The NBC News Special Report during the reception:

March 6, 2014

The Hit House releases second album, ‘Off the Record’

Top music production and sound design company The Hit House has just released the second album in its OFF THE RECORD series. “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 […]

February 27, 2014

Stephen Arnold Music goes fishing with WFN

World Fishing Network, a Canadian sports channel, just launched its first-ever channel redesign with the help of Stephen Arnold Music and Impossible. Launched in 2005, WFN worked with SAM to match the new logo with a sound that captured the viewers’ passion. The theme is now a driving, raw rock performance created by Stephen Arnold Music. […]

February 6, 2014

Stephen Arnold Music and Gordon Smith Creative partner, launch Sam2

Sam2, a joint venture between Stephen Arnold Music and Gordon Smith Creative, has launched. Sam2 is a dynamic new one-stop shop that offers clients both media strategy and marketing services, providing broadcasters of all sizes with an innovative approach to marketing strategies, media planning and sonic branding. An original hybrid agency/sonic branding company, Sam2 is […]

February 4, 2014

Warner/Chappell updates website, search platform

News music composer and production music warehouse Warner/Chappell launched an updated website and search platform this week. The improved website and search platform offer a responsive layout with simplified controls, easier access and improved functionality to the company’s expansive library of music through its search platform. In addition, Warner/Chappell Production Music has incorporated the logo of its legendary parent company, Warner/Chappell […]

January 6, 2014

Stephen Arnold Music refreshes sound of HDNet Movies

Stephen Arnold Music recently helped refresh HDNet Movies sonic brand with a engaging new theme package. HDNet came to Stephen Arnold Music with a sophisticated new on-air look, with a simple objective: appeal to movie lovers of all ages “while emphasizing HDNet Movies’ modern take on a classic cinematic experience.” “HDNet Movies has always had […]

December 5, 2013

‘Six Strings of Christmas’ returns, benefiting Little Kids Rock

Stephen Arnold Music is again helping deserving students this holiday season with The Six Strings of Christmas. Debuted in 2012, 100 percent of the proceeds will support Little Kids Rock, a national nonprofit organization thats restoring and revitalizing music education in disadvantaged public schools. “It was thrilling to see the strong response to The Six […]

November 6, 2013

Q&A: Five questions with Stephen Arnold

Interview with Stephen Arnold about sonic branding for station groups.