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Examples Of Songs Used In TV Part 2 - Navy NCIS

Posted by Aaron Davison on Tuesday, March 27, 2012, In : March 2012 
Here's another great example of music used in television.  This scene is from an episode of the TV Show Navy NCIS. During this scene the characters are discussing performing an autopsy on a deceased body while Android Lust's song "Stained" plays in the background.  The character Abby even mentions "Android Lust" by name in the beginning of the scene.  I've included the lyrics below the video. Notice how the imagery the lyrics of this song evoke fit perfectly with the nature of the subject mat...
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An Interview With Lauren Pavia Of DeWolfe Music

Posted by Aaron Davison on Friday, March 23, 2012, In : March 2012 

 

I recently had the chance to interview Lauren Pavia from Dewolfe Music via email.  DeWolfe has been in business over 100 years and they place music in broad range of project all over the world. Here’s my interview with Lauren:

Me: Hi Lauren can you tell me a little bit about yourself and your role at DeWolfe?

Lauren: I am a Licensing Executive at DeWolfe Music USA

Duties include:

-Build & maintain relationships with independent producers, ad agencies, music supervisors, TV network exec...


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Examples Of Songs Used In TV Part 1 - The O.C.

Posted by Aaron Davison on Wednesday, March 21, 2012, In : March 2012 

This is the first of several posts where I'll be analyzing scenes from popular tv shows and discussing how music is used to support each scene.
 
As I stated in my last post, songs that are used in television shows and films are used to enhance plotlines.  To really understand how music is used, and why it's used, you need to study and dissect how songs that are licensed fit within the context of the scene the song is used in.  Start listening closely to songs you hear in tv shows and films. ...


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Writing Music For TV And Film

Posted by Aaron Davison on Monday, March 19, 2012, In : March 2012 
There's a lot to learn when it comes to licensing your music in TV and Films. There are different types of contracts, different types of deals, different companies and people working in the business, different ways of pitching your music and so on.  It can be overwhelming at times trying to figure everything out.
 
I think it helps sometimes to take a step back and focus on the basics -  the principles that are really crucial to understanding and perfecting in order to start licensing your musi...

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