Category: Soundtracks

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 […]

Mr Robot Soundtrack

TV’s Best Soundtrack : How Mr Robot Pulls It Off

Mr Robot soundtrack coordinator tells us how they pull off the most masterful music moments on TV.   Jump down two paragraphs if you didn’t see the last installment, or just watch it now and this article will patiently wait for you to catch up. The most recent episode of Mr. Robot surprised us again, and […]

Writing Songs for Film & TV | PlutonicGroupSyncs

Writing Songs for Film & TV

In writing songs for Film & TV, you don’t need to be a famous, successful recording artist – just write songs that will work. You can do it! Writing Songs for Film & TV: Thousands of songs are used in TV shows, films, and commercials each year. For every song that’s placed, many are auditioned – […]

Music On TV | PlutonicGroupSyncs

Music On TV – Experimental soundtracks and lavish orchestras

The ambitious scores of Game of Thrones, Utopia and new US drama The Knick are bringing a new dimension to music on TV Written by Phelim O’Neill | theguardian.com Have you heard how good TV is these days? By that I don’t mean the quality of the writing or the acting – I mean have you actually listened […]

Film Soundtrack | Guardians of the Galaxy PGS

How Guardians of the Galaxy Music Soundtrack Was Chosen

Director James Gunn on How He Chose the Music in Guardians of the Galaxy Guardians of the Galaxy excels in its offbeat-ness: the clever quips; the machine-gun-wielding raccoon; the fighting, talking tree; the eclectic mix of ’70s hits. The soundtrack itself seemed destined to be a favorite months before the film even hit theaters. The first Guardians of […]

Garden State | Movie Soundtrack

Indie musicians help movie soundtracks hit emotional note

Movie Soundtracks: What role does music have on the movie-going experience? Are we more inclined to like a film because of a uniquely moving ‎Bon Iver song?   By AMY KAUFMAN, STEVEN ZEITCHIK | L.A. Times   “You’ve gotta hear this one song,” she says. “It’ll change your life. I swear.” She places her bulky headphones […]