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How to Optimize your Songwriting for Sync

Your song might sound awesome, but it sucks for sync. Sorry, but it’s true. Songwriters rarely consider how their song might be used to help tell someone else’s story. They’re often preoccupied with telling their own story, emulating songs they…

How to Get Heard by a Music Supervisor

Music supervisors are the gatekeepers of the music that gets into films and TV shows. Every day, they recieve a mass of pitches from optimistic musicians hoping to get their track featured on the big screen. To get noticed among…

Music Industry Topics You Should Be Learning About During the Coronavirus Downtime

Society has taken an interesting turn lately and the music industry has taken quite the left hook. We’re here to provide you with some topics to help you float like a butterfly and sting like a bee in the digital…

Licensing Placement: “Take It” by PXTN

We’re excited to share that PXTN’s single “Take It” is featured in Season 3 of Netflix’s “On My Block” out March 11. “Take It” is released today on all platforms via Symphonic. “The song was inspired by a conversation about…

How to Prepare Your Music for Sync Licensing

Whenever you hear music on a TV show, in a film or in a commercial, that music has been licensed. (aka “synched“) To have your music featured on screen, there are steps you should take to get your music ready for…

Licensing Placement: Endless Summer by CASHÆ

We’re excited to share that CASHÆ’s “Endless Summer” is going to be featured in the season finale of MTV’s “Ex On The Beach” on 10/17. CASHÆ’s single “Endless Summer” ft. Kiddo Al is the definition of a summer jam with…

New Licensing Placement: Queen Sugar

We’re excited to announce that Ineffable Music’s band CRSB had their song “With You (ft. Irie Love)” featured on last night’s episode of Queen Sugar on the Oprah Winfrey Network. Off their new record WeAreCRSB, “With You” has all the…

Music Industry 360 // Ep.17: Make Money with Publishing and Licensing

We’re back with Episode 17 of the Music Industry 360 Podcast, and this time we sit down with Randall Foster, Vice President of Business Development & GM of Symphonic’s Nashville location. We discuss music publishing and how important it is…

4 Steps To Licensing Your Next Single

For so many artists, licensing is seen as the holy grail of placements. Oftentimes paid and accompanied by a huge increase in exposure, your song landing in the right TV show, movie, or commercial can mean major transformation for your…

Music Industry Biz 101: What Makes Music Licensable

On this episode of Music Biz 101, we discuss what exactly makes music licensable. You might hear that some songs are more “licensable,” or “licensing-friendly”, than others. Some songs fit seamlessly into films and commercials and even though they may not be…