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80s Music As Heard On TV Today : Music Placement

’80s Music : As Heard On TV Today

How TV Is Making Us Hear ’80s Music in a Whole New Way   Before The Sopranos series finale famously cut to black, Tony Soprano made a choice. He flipped through the options in a diner jukebox and decided to play Journey’s 1981 anthem “Don’t Stop Believin’.” That wasn’t the first time a TV show […]

Anatomy of a Song : My Plea to Songwriters

Anatomy of a Song : My Plea to Songwriters

There’s more and more music being produced, but upon hearing any given song, it still sounds quite stale. Great ones are even more rare. Some suggestions… – Write outside yourself. We’re up to our ears in personal songs, confessional songs, coming-of-age songs, and yet another song about relationships, breakups, how sad you were when grandpa […]

When To Write A Christmas Holiday Song : Plutonic Group Syncs

Holiday Songs : When to Write and Pitch Music

Got that Festive Feeling? When to Write that Christmas or Holiday Song It seems that every year, when the nights get longer and colder, when our living room is festooned with presents, ornaments, and glistening lights, I really really want to sit down and write Holiday songs. Another thing that compels me to write Christmas […]

Musical TV Moments 2016 : Music Licensing

Musical TV Moments : The Best of 2016

The 10 Best Musical TV Moments of 2016 Photo-Illustration: Vulture “Don’t you wonder sometimes ’bout sound and vision?” Judging from the year in television, the industry’s showrunners and music supervisors would definitely answer David Bowie’s question with a big “yes.” Music has been a key part of prestige TV ever since David Chase’s astutely curated […]

I'm Not A Machine : Plutonic Group Syncs Partnership

I’m Not A Machine Music Partners With Plutonic Group Syncs

I’m Not A Machine : Music Partners Plutonic Group Syncs is proud to announce our new music partnership with I’m Not A Machine Music – a UK-based music company spearheaded by its CEO, Verity Pabla. With an ever expanding music catalogue and by incorporating Plutonic as their sync licensing arm – the two companies have teamed up […]

Music :: Art of Search

Music Supervisors :: The Art of Music Discovery

Music Discovery: The art of search If you turn exploration into a science, you risk missing the extraordinary.. Few people know about the process of bringing one’s music to the attention of music supervisors and others who can get your music on tv, in films and in commercials. The music supervisor is a wrangler and facilitator […]