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Congrats! You’re finally at a point where you can consider adding music into your film, production, or other type of audio-visual content. But you have no idea where to start.
Athletes across the world are chasing their dreams of a gold medal this year, and brands will have to train just as hard to win big during the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.
As we have seen in previous global events, music has helped make the most effective campaigns unique, authentic, and accessible to a worldwide audience — for brands building campaigns behind #Rio2016, the soundtracks to their ads might make or break their shot at gold.
One week later, we can definitely affirm that this year’s South-by-Southwest was a success, and we’ve got the awkward tan-lines, hangovers, and pages of notes to prove it.
Here’s a taste of what our SXSW dispatch has to say about their Austin adventures.
When dealing with music licensing, we all have intimate experience with the highs and lows of trying to find that perfect song. But what does the process actually look like? Well, we can answer that…
Michelangelo wasn’t given a walkthrough to sculpting his famous David. Nor was Frida Kahlo given a blueprint for her iconic self-portraits (other than a mirror, of course). Nonetheless, both artists were taught the core tenets of their respective craft — tips, tricks, and must-do’s to evoke the desired response in the hearts of their audiences.
The Music Dealers team has their bags packed, tickets bought, and parties picked. That’s right, we’re headed to Austin for SXSW 2016!
To soothe your FOMO fears, we put together this list of MD events, artists you can’t miss, and any other parties that are worth RSVPing.
Disclaimer: The following is not to be construed as individualized legal advice and should not be relied upon without seeking specific legal advice.
The music industry is still rife with legal turmoil, a fact demonstrated by recent headlines. Karaoke clubs are getting pinched, hotshot TV channels are getting snubbed, and some of the world’s most lauded artists are getting sued.
The week of March 7 marks an important holiday that affects everyone, in any office in any industry in any country.
Hailing from Norway, Disaster In The Universe offers a refreshing dose of talented songwriting and clever lyricism. Racking up an impressive resume, which includes working with star-producer Peter Mayes, opening for Crystal Fighters, headlining major festivals, and securing countless features across European Radio stations, DITU have hit the ground running as they make their foray into music industry. DITU’s sound presents a rare mix of alternative indie and pop/rock with hints of dub and feel-good funk (like a sonic love-fest between MGMT and Gorillaz), but nothing can compare to their upbeat, charismatic live performances loved by their fans.
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