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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.

Whispering Bob Harris OBE – My Xmas Ad of 2019

December 13th, 2019|

If any ad could claim perfection it’s arguably the Argos Christmas ad, featuring nine-year-old drummer Nandi Bushell.

The ad opens with her Father, sitting at a kitchen table by a Christmas tree, thoughtfully leafing through an Argos catalogue looking for presents. He stops on a page featuring a mini drum kit, which his daughter has circled […]

My First Week at soundlounge

October 22nd, 2019|

Hello, James here.

‘James? Who’s that?’ I hear you asking. I’ll forgive your
confusion! This is because, after navigating a whirlwind two weeks, in which I
interviewed with and met the amazing team here at soundlounge, I embarked on my
journey last Monday. What a week it’s been!

In my first week at soundlounge, to my delight, I’ve been
thrown […]

Music Supervisors with a Twist

October 15th, 2019|

Situations Vacant – Music Supervisor Required For Pioneering Music Company.

I am literally in the middle of writing a job spec for a new Music Supervisor. My last supervisor (who was, BTW, brilliant) recently got head hunted by a major music publisher. She is not the first of my staff to be enticed away after a […]

Ho Ho Ho – Don’t Let Music Have The Last Laugh

September 17th, 2019|

Have you passed Selfridges lately? It’s only September. Mums still have not sewn the labels on the new school gear. And yet the shop windows are dressed to the full Christmas ‘Nines’. I haven’t been inside yet, but I am guessing that it will be the whole “Jingle Bells” experience.

The Ad Industry has to keep […]

Sonic Branding, A Fad? Really?

May 8th, 2019|

New research suggests that when sonic identities and music are used (within an effective strategy and used consistently), they are major drivers of purchase intent, whilst also creating brand differentiation. In fact, when measuring the purchase intent difference between pre and post-exposure of sonic logos and music, the propensity to buy grew to as much […]

The continuing Truth about Royalty Free Music – It doesn’t exist in the UK!

April 16th, 2019|

We know that Royalty Free Music is one of the most maligned and misunderstood areas of sync licensing. So we decided it might be easier to say what Royalty Free music is NOT. Of course you can always call us to find out more.

Music copyright law states that anyone who creates a piece of music […]

When Does Inspiration Become Infringement?

March 18th, 2019|

So, the bosses at George Ezra’s label decided it was easier to pay off the lawyers for an alleged copyright infringement of Derek Ryan’s track “Flowers In Your Hair” in the body of Ezra’s “Shotgun” than go to court and prove the point – with musicologists fighting each writer’s corner…Copyright infringement over tracks is not […]

Why Sync Fees Matter To Artists

March 5th, 2019|

It’s tough! On an average day Music Supervisors receive 15-20 emails from Rights Holders highlighting the benefits of their catalogue. Double that for the track that will be perfect for Valentines, Mother’s Day or your next holiday campaign. One Head of TV shared that he is literally inundated with offers to use music, go to […]

Sonic Branding Comes of Age – So No, They Are Not Smoking Something at Mastercard HQ

March 1st, 2019|

It’s been a bonanza few weeks for brands announcing the launch of their new sonic identities. Leading the charge has been HSBC followed by Mastercard. (Interesting that it is two Finance companies making the running) According to Marketing Week, Mastercard’s new sound identity took two years and a “big” investment from the brand to achieve […]

If a Tree Falls in a Deserted Forest, Does It Make a Sound?

July 18th, 2018|

Sir John Hegarty is alleged to have stated, in the heyday of the Levi’s commercials, that the “music is 50% of my commercials”. A few years later, when BRANDsense and Millward Brown asked consumers what ratios they attributed to vision and sound in their advertising and marketing, they responded with a loud 58:41 (with the […]