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How to Find Great Music for Educational Videos

For decades, educational videos have been a wonderful learning tool for teachers and parents alike. This type of content was once available solely on VHS and later DVD. Nowadays, educational materials also come in the form of YouTube videos, podcasts, and other streaming media. Choosing the right background music for educational videos is key to engaging your audience and making …

Why Production Music for Radio Is Vital for Engaging Your Audience

Soundtracks, sound beds, and sound effects matter in every medium that has an audio component. As an audio-only media, the effect of music in radio is greatly amplified. Whether you’re working for a station, creating ads for local businesses, or producing a professional podcast, you need a large production music library for radio to ensure that you have the right …

CSM Party at Capitol Studios Blog

Capitol Studio Masters Launch Party

The FirstCom Music team had an amazing time celebrating the launch of our Capitol Studio Masters series. We loved catching up with friends old and new, absorbing the incredible atmosphere of Studios A and B in the Capitol Records tower, and enjoying amazing performances from such talented artists. It was truly an unforgettable night! All of the performers from the …

RadioShow Dallas 2019 Photos Blog

RadioShow 2019 | The Best Bits

The FirstCom Music team had an amazing time at Radio Show 2019 in Dallas, TX! We loved catching up with friends old and new to chat, sharing the best swag of the show and seeing some amazing juggling skills! We are thankful so many joined us enjoying a warm Texas evening in the Sculpture Garden of the Hilton Anatole at …

Does Christmas Advertising Music Help Drive Sales?

The Christmas season is definitely the busiest time of the year for both online and brick and mortar retail. Many companies are scrambling to reach as many shoppers as possible, and they don’t mind spending money on advertisements to make that happen. For example, in 2017, the top ten retailers in the U.S. spent over $1.2 billion on advertisements for …

Jim Long PMA Hall of Fame

FirstCom Music Founder Jim Long | PMA Hall of Fame Inductee

After a long, amazingly creative and successful career in the broadcast, music, and entertainment industries, the entire FirstCom Music team is thrilled to congratulate FirstCom Music Founder Jim Long as he was inducted into the Hall of Fame by the Production Music Association. A music industry pioneer Jim Long has been connecting people through music since the age of 13 …

Mark Awards | Nominated Music

The nominees for the PMC Mark Awards 2019 are here! We are honored to be nominated in so many categories, across our labels. The Mark Awards celebrate the achievements of the production music community and are awarded every year during the Production Music Association’s annual conference held in Los Angeles. We are beyond proud of our producers, writers and musicians …

Front Runners Artists

Front Runners | Emerging Talent

Front Runners is a modern, artist-driven label that takes pride in being YOUNG. The majority of the label’s artists are 90s babies breaking onto the music scene. Scattered across the globe, the artists hail from across the US, Europe, Asia, and the Caribbean. Among them are award-winning artists pushing the game in Hip Hop, EDM, Pop, Dancehall, Soca, and any …