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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 […]

Bringing A Little Christmas Joy To 2019 And Beyond

December 10th, 2019|

My mother, when she felt
particularly playful and had time on her hands, would always take unsolicited
calls. You know the ones – coming from a call centre somewhere in the world. She
would patiently listen to their sales pitch and lure them into a false sense of
security, like the time when a loft conversion company called her. […]

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 […]

SO TELL ME WHAT YOU WANT (WHAT YOU REALLY REALLY WANT)

April 30th, 2019|

As a recent, new, and may I say shiny, addition to the soundlounge team, I want to find out more about what agencies want from a music supervisor and how to contact you.

I recently I conducted a short survey that we sent out to all of our contacts.  A big thank you to those of you […]

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 […]

Measure What You Treasure – What Every CMO Should Know About Music

March 5th, 2018|

Sonic Logos? Aren’t they just a full stop in the language of sound branding?

Campaign this week reported on Unilever CMO Keith Weed receiving Global Marketer Of The Year from the WFA. One of his key pieces of advice to members was to “measure what you treasure”.

According to Millward Brown, music is nearly 50% of the […]