In a theme reminiscent of P&G’s hit ad “Best Job“, MassiveMusic New York was recently commissioned by P&G’s Pampers to revise the classic lullaby “Hush, Little Baby” to highlight the immaterial gifts a child can receive from its community before it’s even aware. Massive’s new lyrics are sung in a hushed whisper, transforming the familiar tune and format with modern concepts. (Did anyone ever actually give kids mocking birds […]

Composer Jason Staczek recently teamed up with filmmaker Brett Gaylor, Upian, the National Film Board of Canada, Arte, Bayerischer Rundfunk, CBC/Radio-Canada to create the music for “Do Not Track”, a documentary short film series investigating the impacts and extent of the new culture of blind data sharing, privacy, and web economy. “I wrote and recorded the […]

Naren Rauch Scores New Edge for Samsung
June 25, 2015

MAM Fam member Naren Rauch recently set the musical backdrop for 15 short videos showcasing Samsung’s latest phone: the Galaxy Edge S6. By hovering your mouse over the sleek website’s pics, videos play describing the S6’s features, with each video set to Naren’s clever musical theme. “The Samsung project was fun and a bit different than a traditional ad spot,” says […]

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 […]

MAM Heading to Midem!
May 29, 2015

MAM’s La Jefa, Nan Wilson, is going to Midem this month to network… and maybe explore the country a little bit (she’s never been). For those who haven’t heard, Midem describes itself as “the hub of the forward thinking music community and its extended segments to expand your international network, create bridges with other industries, improve […]

On Cinco de Mayo, MAM joined in celebrating the annual AMP Awards for Music and Sound at City Winery in Manhattan. We schmoozed with friends and colleagues, and got to see several of our talented clients get recognized for their wonderful work. This is the third year AMP has recognized and celebrated musicians’ work and contributions within […]

In case you missed it (despite our constant pestering), MAM’s very own La Jefa, Nan Wilson, lead a panel at SXSW this year: Mo’ Money: Performance Royalties for Commercials. Check out this line up! Steven Joyce, Managing Director of Sounds Like Publishing Lynne Lummel, SVP of Distribution & Repertory at ASCAP Hunter Williams, Exec. Dir. of […]

Over the past few months, MAM has been doing some major internal shifting — namely implementing our brand new database! MAM’s resounding consensus: “The database is awesome!” MAM’s been working on getting a new database up and running for the past year, and now that it’s here, we can’t get enough of it.  MAM has even catapulted […]

Local Talent: Joppa Mazama
May 15, 2015

A new band is storming Olympia’s thriving music scene. Made up of four fabulously creative, talented musicians, Joppa Mazama fuses elements of funk, rock, jazz and Zappa-inspired themes. Band members include Kyle Baker (bass), Caleb Peinado (guitar), Keith Anderson (drums) and Scott Anderson (guitar). The group joined together while studying audio production at The Evergreen […]

Check out MAM’s Panel at SXSW 2015!
March 18, 2015

Indies, Musicians in Austin, oh my! It’s time for Nan to host ‘Mo’ Money: Performance Royalties for Commercials‘ this Friday at SXSW 2015. Definitely an event you won’t want to miss–check out this panel lineup: – Steven Joyce, Managing Director of Sounds Like Publishing – Lynne Lummel, Exec. VP of ASCAP’s new Transformation Management Office […]