MAM Family: Seth Olinsky
March 18, 2015

If you’ve been anywhere around a TV in the last six months, you’ve probably caught Fitbit’s successful ad ‘Find Your Fit‘, featuring an upbeat tune by composer Seth Olinsky of music house Barking Owl. Seth says Fitbit’s agency initially sought a contemporary classical sound, but shifted gears and came back with the ad’s signature quick […]

Local Talent Profile: Gabriel Wolfchild
March 18, 2015

Though Seattle-based folk singer/songwriter Gabriel Wolfchild has only been performing for four years, music has always played a guiding roll in Gabriel’s life. This fact is beautifully showcased both in his first album, ‘A Cry to the Moon’, and his EP ‘The Shooting Stars Sessions’. “You cannot deny the incredible impact music can, and already […]

SXSW Panel – Vote for More Music Royalties!
August 13, 2014

The biggest lesson we learned during our panel discussion with COPILOT and McGarry Bowen (Chicago) at this year’s SXSW Music Fest? There are a lot of music professionals out there who still don’t get how lucrative their work can be when it gets commercial performances. Like, a LOT still don’t get it. So we want […]

Oh, How Our MAM Garden Grows!
April 30, 2014

As much as we love digging deep into commercial music data, sometimes we need to sink our mitts into some rich, fragrant dirt. Which is why we started our MAM Garden last year here on Puget Sound’s lush Vashon Island. This is the second year for our garden, and it’s growing bigger and better than […]

RPA Surprised to #PartyLikeAWolf
March 31, 2014

In other news, RPA Santa Monica was raided by wild party animals last week, a la “Wolf of Wall Street”. Genuine surprise on their faces: priceless.     “Wolf of Wall Street Party” Lands @ RPA

Nan & COPILOT Panel @ SXSW
February 28, 2014

Lucky enough to be hitting SXSW in March? Be sure to catch our fearless La Jefa, Nan Wilson, along with MAM Fam member Ravi Krishnaswami of COPILOT and Morgan Thoryk of McGarry Bowen (Chicago), when they host the panel Get Yourself Working With Music Houses on Ads Now on Wednesday, March 12th, from 3:30-4:30pm in […]

320kB MP3s, If You Please!
February 28, 2014

Dear wonderful Mam Family, in the future, please send your music-only audio files to us strictly as 320kB MP3s. This provides us with the highest bit rate and best sound quality for what we do. It also allows for better sound detection when we listen to your work and search for occurrences. Up to this […]

MAM Family: Justina Settles
December 30, 2013

About a year and a half ago MAM’s fearless leader, Nan Wilson, made one of her smartest moves yet: she brought on small business whiz Justina Settles to take over financial management at MAM. Since then, MAM has doubled it’s business while maintaining its commitment to stay small and personal. And MAM’s forecast to double […]

Amp Your Network + Know-How with AMP
November 27, 2013

We recently got a hot tip for you from client Elad Marish with Swell Music. Elad’s been helping spread the word about the Association of Music Producers’ great resources for fellow music producers. Turns out there’s a heck of a lot of perks that go along with AMP membership. Elad discovered AMP through composer and […]