Tag: The Americans

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 […]

Pete Townshend - The Americans -FX

Pete Townshend Writes, Performs Song for TV Series, ‘The Americans’

For the first time, Pete Townshend of the Who, has written a song for television. “It Must Be Done” will appear on the April 30 episode of the FX show, ‘The Americans’ Written By Phil Gallo | Billboard Magazine     Pete Townshend has written his first original song for a television show, composing and performing “It Must […]

The Americans | PJ Bloom Music Supervisor

Listen Closely: FX’s ‘The Americans’ Will Send You Back to 1982

BETWEEN DISCO AND HAIR METAL THERE EXISTED AN AMBIGUOUS MUSICAL ERA THAT BROUGHT US BOTH “PAC-MAN FEVER” AND “IN THE AIR TONIGHT.” FOR THE THE AMERICANS MUSIC SUPERVISOR PJ BLOOM, IT’S A TREASURE TROVE FOR SHAPING A SENSE OF PLACE AND TIME. WRITTEN BY NATHAN MATTISE  | FastComany   Near the end of the first season of FX’s […]