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Music Production Q&A With Gary Gray, Part 2 of 3

Posted by Aaron Davison on Tuesday, August 21, 2012, In : August 2012 

Today’s post is the second in a 3-part series from producer Gary Gray.  Gary and I recently collaborated on a course all about how to produce music that meets the industry standards for licensing music in film and television Based on the feedback Gary has received from the course, Gary has put together a list of the top ten questions he’s received along with his answers.  Part 1 covered a detailed look at adjusting headroom while mixing in order to present the best product possible to M...


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An Introduction To Film Scoring Part 2

Posted by Aaron Davison on Wednesday, August 15, 2012, In : August 2012 

Today’s post is another guest post from the composer Dave Merson Hess.  In case you missed Dave’s first post about film scoring, go back and read it here.   Dave has over ten years of experience scoring both indie and feature films and in this post Dave discusses some of the common misconceptions that deter artists from entering the world of film scoring.

Dave and I recently created a course together called “An Indie Musician’s Guide To Film Scoring” which I’ll have more details ...


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How To Build A Music Licensing Pipeline

Posted by Aaron Davison on Tuesday, August 14, 2012, In : August 2012 

When it comes to building and licensing a catalog of music, I like to think in terms of building a pipeline, a musical pipeline if you will, that over time will eventually yield results, in other words placements and money.   A good analogy is thinking of your catalog of music and the companies that you sign with as a bit like building a portfolio of stocks and bonds.  Some stocks go up, some go down, some stay flat and so on.  But if you’re a wise investor, over time you’ll see gains.

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Music Production Q&A With Gary Gray, Part 1

Posted by Aaron Davison on Thursday, August 9, 2012, In : August 2012 

Today’s post is another guest post from producer Gary Gray.  Gary and I recently collaborated on a course all about how to produce music that meets the industry standards for licensing music in film and television.  Based on the feedback Gary has received from the course, Gary has put together a list of the top ten questions he’s received along with his answers.  This is part one in a three part series.  Gary is also offering a free 15 minute phone consultation with everyone who purchases...


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The Power Of Music

Posted by Aaron Davison on Saturday, August 4, 2012, In : August 2012 
It's been a very exciting few weeks here at How To License Your Music.com / Renegade Music headquarters.  A couple weeks ago I got word that one of the artists I represent at Renagade Music Marketing had several songs placed in two different MTV  shows, then later the very same day I got another email about a different artist who was placed in a TV show called "Descending".  This week I was notified that How To License Your Music.com will be featured in the current Berklee Alumni newsletter. ...

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An Introduction To Film Scoring

Posted by Aaron Davison on Thursday, August 2, 2012, In : August 2012 

Today’s post is a guest post from the Houston, TX based film composer Dave Merson-Hess.  Dave and I recently collaborated on a course all about film scoring which I’ll be releasing details about soon. Dave has been scoring films for over ten years and has scored a variety of short films, ads, games and the feature film “Presence”.  In his spare time, Dave also runs the fully digital net label, Reverse Engine. 

In this post, Dave provides a great introduction to the world of film scor...


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