Category: Music Industry

The business of music. The Good. The Bad. And the Ugly

Plutonic Group Productions : Six Traits Of A Successful Musician

Six Essential Characteristics You Need To Be a Successful Musician

Ask any successful musician what they think the first step to becoming successful   What is your definition of a successful musician… Before we start, one thing we need to realise is that the notion of success can mean a lot of different things to a lot of different musicians. For example, there are those […]

New Sync Placement :: Carroll Lloyd on Stranger Things 2 Soundtrack

Sync Placement :: Carroll Lloyd on Netflix Series, ‘Stranger Things’

NEW SYNC PLACEMENT Netflix Series ‘Stranger Things’, EP 205: ‘Try My Love’ by Carroll Lloyd Stranger Things :: With its loveable cast, supernatural plot, and its great mix of adventure, comedy and horror, the thing that really gives the Netflix smash ‘Stranger Things’ its character is the selection of music used. The “Stranger Things 2” […]

Trailer Park Entertainment Agency

Meet the Company Behind Your Favourite Movie & TV Show Trailers

Trailer Park has made the promotions for blockbuster movies like ‘Wonder Woman’ and ‘Baby Driver.’ When the summer movie season arrived, among the bevy of trailers for highly anticipated films, like Wonder Woman and Spider-Man, was the promo for Baby Driver. The two and a half minute trailer itself–about a young getaway driver–has been a hit with audiences, garnering more than two […]

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 […]