Music Dealers Blog

Taming the Wild West of Music Supervision

Monday, May 18, 2015

Music supervision has roots dating back to silent films, when composers provided background music in the theaters during the showing. Now, the craft has evolved into a multifaceted profession with responsibilities that range from licensing, curation, and even producing. As such, music executives have found themselves pioneering through a Wild West of music supervision these past several years.


Turn Your Social Following Into Opportunities & Cash

Friday, May 15, 2015

New Feature: Social Media Metrics Integration

We are always excited to present new features that benefit our Artist Community and clients. When we pitch music, clients often ask about our artists' social media presence in hopes of bringing more value to their projects.


Watch Dogs

Thursday, May 14, 2015

Ubisoft’s Watch Dogs follows the storyline of a hacker hellbent on revenge through a fictional Chicago in this pulse-pounding techno thriller. Like many modern video games, Watch Dogs includes spinoff content in the gameplay, such as its in-game music discovery app called “Song Sneak.” Players use their character’s mobile device to “steal” music from a passersby, and the more songs one takes, the more music one can listen to while playing.


Chicago’s Artists on the Make: May

Thursday, May 14, 2015

Chicago is known for a few things. Generations of long-winded politicians lent us the moniker, “The Windy City.” Midwestern determination earned us the title, “The City of Big Shoulders.” But at Music Dealers, one of our favorite nicknames for our sweet home Chicago, wherein we’re headquartered, is a bit different.


#MDSessions Presents: The Way Down Wanderers

Friday, May 8, 2015

Midwestern Folk Americana band The Way Down Wanderers graced the Music Dealers office with a lively performance for April’s #MDSessions.


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