This Is A Custom Widget

This Sliding Bar can be switched on or off in theme options, and can take any widget you throw at it or even fill it with your custom HTML Code. Its perfect for grabbing the attention of your viewers. Choose between 1, 2, 3 or 4 columns, set the background color, widget divider color, activate transparency, a top border or fully disable it on desktop and mobile.

This Is A Custom Widget

This Sliding Bar can be switched on or off in theme options, and can take any widget you throw at it or even fill it with your custom HTML Code. Its perfect for grabbing the attention of your viewers. Choose between 1, 2, 3 or 4 columns, set the background color, widget divider color, activate transparency, a top border or fully disable it on desktop and mobile.

Famous People Hanging Out

May 31st, 2011|

Steve McQueen, Paul Newman, Barbra Streisand, and Sidney Poitier, 1972

Micheal Jackson and Paul McCartney washin’ some dishes.

David Bowie, Art Garfunkel, Paul Simon, Yoko Ono, John Lennon & Roberta Flack, NYC, 1975

More photos here.

The World Of 100

May 26th, 2011|

See more of Toby Ng’s infographics here.

Noughts And Exes – ‘The Start Of Us’ music video

May 25th, 2011|

A simple idea turned to great music video – directed by Joshua Wong.

Inspired!

May 23rd, 2011|

Let us inspire you, with our latest discoveries.

Beginning with ‘Timelapse – The City Limits’ above, a beautifully shot timelapse film made by Dominic Boudreault. It contains footage from a number of different cities: Montréal, Québec, Toronto, New York and Chicago and is set to a piece of music from the ‘Inception’ soundtrack – ‘Time’ […]

Music Licensing Lingo – Soundalike vs. Reinterpretation

May 17th, 2011|

Apple, Nike, Gap…so many commercials have helped launch musical careers. While most emerging songwriters would kill to be featured in an ad, bigger bands like Sigur Ros can afford to take a higher moral stance and more often than not just say “No”. The band has licensed their music to just a handful of brands, […]

The Great Escape Music Festival: Our Top 10 Picks

May 13th, 2011|

The Great Escape kicks-off in Brighton today with some big names such as: DJ Shadow, Friendly Fires and Sufjan Stevens. If you happen to be heading down there today, we’ve selected our top 10 artists you should checkout. If you’re not going, then you can always sit back and watch these videos instead…

Beardyman – “Stevie Wonder […]

Soundlounge Top 10: Earworms

May 10th, 2011|

Following on from our recent Earworm article, which explores why certain songs get stuck in our heads. We’ve put together ten of the most catchy tracks out there for your enjoyment/annoyance! Whether it’s because they’re absolute classics, or due to their constant radio air time, you can’t deny these tracks have a way of worming […]

Earworm Advertising: 3 Things Brands Should Know About “Sticky” Songs

May 9th, 2011|

Whoever invented the jingle was either a marketing prodigy or an evil genius. What better way to get a brand stuck in the consumer’s head than with a catchy earworm? Even a random telephone number can get lodged between your ears when it’s set to the right melody.

So what’s the magic formula? What is it […]

It’s Not What You Say, It’s The Way That You Say It

May 9th, 2011|

As Music Supervisors, we are always fascinated by the music used in advertising commercials- yes we know, we do get out sometimes! Looking at some of the observations about adverts on youtube, and getting passed the “What track is this?” comments, we see that plenty of other people have got something to say about the […]

Can We Really Measure Music?

May 6th, 2011|

Clearcast reports that on average, 60,000 TVCs are made annually in the UK. If only half of those commercials used music, that’s 30,000 tracks, or 250 hours of music. Taking into account the use of library music, original compositions and commercial tracks, that adds up to over £300 million spend on music every year.

From this […]