Pollen Music recently teamed up with master animators and filmmakers to create award-winning content for Google’s Spotlight Stories. Spotlight Player (an Android app pre-installed on Moto X phones) provides users with a specially designed interactive environment to enjoy Spotlight’s extraordinary animated shorts by award-winning artists. “We love stories. We love technology. And we love creating where those two things come together,” states Google […]

Finger Clicks for Microsoft
June 3, 2015

Finger Music has teamed up with agency m:united to produce some pretty fun, rhythmic beats to accompany Microsoft’s new Surface 3 laptop commercials. “The spots were briefed from the beginning to be very rhythmic. When m:united sourced Shane [Bang] and Kevin [Ke], we knew the filming would also incorporate the rhythmic movements of their hands.” Finger’s Creative Director, Dave Hodge, explained recently. “Being brought in […]

Taxes. Who wants to think about doing their taxes during the Super Bowl, right? But what about swashbuckling with tea? Hmmm? Wieden+Kennedy and composer Seth Olinsky made a brilliant ‘sneak attack’ for TurboTax with their “Boston Tea Party”, which Forbes dubbed one of the best commercials of Super Bowl 2015. “Alright, then!” Great job on […]

Peligro Plays Solo for Stand Up To Cancer
August 29, 2014

Next Friday, September 5th, for an hour starting at 8pm (EST), Peligro Music will be the only one of you earning US commercial music royalties on major network TV. The good news: it’s for a great cause. That’s when Stand Up to Cancer will be hosting a celebrity-filled, ad-free hour on all major networks to […]

Auto Audio: Sex, Villians & Self-Driving with Google
July 30, 2014

You know it’s summer when clever car ads are out in droves. And bunches of you were behind making them a particularly fun fleet this year. Swell provided an epic score for Jaguar’s “Good to be Bad” web series (“a peek into the world of villainy”), introducing the luxury car line’s new R Series. Dan […]

Big Hearts (& Livers) Abound with MAM Fam
July 30, 2014

Right from the start, we knew Marmoset was a perfect fit with our MAM Family. Sure, they’re incredibly solid composers and musicians. They’re proud Pacific Northerwesterners. And Co-Founder Ryan Wines recently gave a super compelling TEDx Talk on retaining talented creatives. (Hint: treat them to more than beer + ping pong.) Then we found out […]

ELFXI’s New Website + Extreme’s Bun in the Oven
July 30, 2014

Congrats to ELFXI for their slick website reboot! Announcing their new site, ELFXI also offered up their company name’s origin story: “We wanted to call it ’11’, as in, ‘This one goes to 11,’ from the movie ‘Spinal Tap’. Well, it turned out there were a lot of other companies who liked 11 as well. […]

MAM Fam Wins Big at 2014 AMP Awards
May 29, 2014

Congrats to MAM Fam members Finger Music and COPILOT Music for both taking home some shiny new AMP Awards for their brilliant work this year! Finger Music won ‘Best Use of a Licensed Song’ for Guinness’ ‘Sapeurs’. Meanwhile, COPILOT slayed the competition with their music for gameplay campaign ‘Wolfenstein: The New Order’, which scooped up […]

Emoto Music in Trailer for New Joss Whedon Film
May 29, 2014

Did you know Joss Whedon has a new film? It’s called ‘In Your Eyes’, and just debuted at Tribeca this week. Did you know that’s Emoto Music’s Opus Orange in the trailer with their tune ‘Almost There’? Did you know you can both watch the trailer below? Did you know you can rent the film […]

Yessian & Jim Henson Co. Join Muppet Forces
May 29, 2014

We all have those days where we feel like a Muppet. But what about when you are working with a real deal Muppet? Be sure to ask the folks at Yessian about that some time. They recently launched a new “interactive live puppet” show-and-tell they are presenting to ad agencies throughout the land. Stay tuned […]