Category: Soundtracks

Music Supervision : Iconic TV Music Moments

Music Supervision :: The Art of Creating Iconic TV Moments

How music supervisors create iconic TV moments Music Supervision was just recognized by the Emmys for the first time ever. Here’s how it works. Reese Witherspoon on HBO’s Big Little Lies, whose music supervisor Susan Jacobs recently won the first-ever Emmy for Music Supervision. HBO When Susan Jacobs took home the first-ever Outstanding Music Supervision Emmy Award at […]

Sharp Objects Music Soundtrack

How Sharp Objects Music Supervisor Created Its Killer Soundtrack

‘Sharp Objects’ Music Contains a Chilling Message Like with Big Little Lies, almost all of the HBO drama’s songs are diegetic—and connected to the larger mystery.   HBO . The Sharp Objects Soundtrack Is Even Better Than Big Little Lies’ Love the Sharp Objects soundtrack? Music supervisor Susan Jacobs is partly to thank for that. After previously collaborating on the music […]

Shameless TV Series :: Ann Kline Music Supervisor

‘Shameless’ Music Supervisor on the Show’s Devotion to Indie Rock

In seeking out songs that are “messy, rebellious and different,” the Showtime series Shameless, is giving scores of under-the-radar bands valuable synchs.   Chuck Hodes/Showtime Shameless :: The Story Those familiar with Showtime’s dysfunctional family drama Shameless appreciate that its storyline is far-from-average. Following Chicago working-class family the Gallaghers — led by the drunken single-father-of-six, Frank (William […]

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” […]

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 of Mr. Robot, or just watch it now and this article will patiently wait for you to catch up. The most recent episode of Mr. Robot surprised […]