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How To Write Songs For TV And Films

Posted by Aaron Davison on Sunday, December 2, 2012, In : November 2012 
Today let's consider what kind of songs get used in TV and Films and how you can write music that you will be able to license more easily.  First of all, there is an extremely wide variety of music that is used in TV and Films. Pretty much every conceivable genre of music is licensed for a wide variety of media. But with that said, there are some general parameters that if you adhere to will greatly increase the odds that your music being licensed, particularly in film and television.
 
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Successful Production Strategies For Licensing Your Music

Posted by Aaron Davison on Friday, November 30, 2012, In : November 2012 
 


Knowing the techniques used in hit songs is a really effective way to write your own great songs. If you want some easy ways to write songs your fans will love, check out this FREE report. It reveals some simple tricks for writing awesome songs:


Successful Production Strategies For Landing Licensing Deals by Gary Gray

Today's post is a guest post from producer/engineer Gary Gray.  Gary and I recently created a program all about how to produce musi...


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Writing Music For Commercials: An Interview With Doug Hall

Posted by Aaron Davison on Monday, November 26, 2012, In : November 2012 


The following is an interview with commercial music composer Doug Hall.  Doug and I are currently creating a course together all about how to write music specifically for commercials.  Doug has been in the business of writing music for commercials for 30 years and has scored music for a diverse range of clients, including Burger King, Calvin Klein, Chase, Citibank, Coca Cola, Compaq, Dell, Dodge, Fed Ex, Ford, Land Rover, Nabisco, The New York Times, Nike, Visa and many more.  His music has a...


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When Black Friday Falls You Know It´s Got To Be!

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

Happy Thanksgiving weekend everyone!  

I am sincerely thankful for all of you that regularly read my newsletter, listen and read my interviews and so on.   I´m truly grateful for all of you!

It´s hard to believe it´s already the end of November.  2012 has flown by as usual, but it´s been an amazing year for me personally and I´m even more excited for 2013 and what lies ahead. I hope you are all well and prospering.

I managed to create four new programs this year and I have several more in t...

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A 30 Minute Miracle Cure For Your Mixes

Posted by Aaron Davison on Thursday, November 8, 2012, In : November 2012 
Today's post is a guest post by How To License Your Music.com's resident
music production expert, Gary Gray.  

Gary and I recently created a course devoted to how to produce music that will meet the industry standards for getting your music licensed in tv and films. You can learn more about our course here.

Over to you Gary...
 
"There are times when I have extremely demanding deadlines and have to get music mixed and mastered for licensing right now right now. In these cases, I have found 3 fast ...

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How good should “stock music” tracks sound? Let your ears tell you.

Posted by Aaron Davison on Thursday, November 1, 2012, In : November 2012 

Hello once again!

            I’m Aaron Saloman, co-creator with Aaron Davison of the course “How to Make Money with Stock Music Libraries” . I thought I would chime in with another guest blog on a frequent topic.

            One of the big discussions that keeps coming up in the music licensing world is track quality. How good should your tracks sound in order to be licensed? What does “broadcast quality” mean? How do I get there?

            First, allow me to be pedantic for a...


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