Behind The Music Blog - Blue Tone

Behind The Music | Blue Tone

Find out more about our new production music album ‘Blue Tone’ (PEDF114) from Pedigree Cuts. ‘Blue Tone’ is an authentic and contemporary sounding jazz album that recalls the 60’s heyday of the New York post-bop scene and the accessible, danceable jazz adopted by the Mod scene of swinging London. Always upbeat, positive and with a strong emphasis on rhythm, this sounds …

Introducing The Franchise Blog | FirstCom Music

Introducing | The Franchise

Introducing ‘The Franchise’; a new series of inspired Hip Hop designed specifically for sync in sports highlight reels, social media video and promos from our Chronicles of Hip Hop label.. Created by acclaimed producer Kikbak, ‘The Franchise’ brings the highest quality beat making and production chops of chart Hip Hop in to the hands of video editors. Kikbak’s music already …

Music For Super Bowl Ads Blog | FirstCom Music

How the Right Music for Super Bowl Ads & Coverage Brings Your Content to Life

When it comes to pure spectacle, nothing quite matches the Super Bowl. The yearly NFL® championship game is usually played during the first week of February, during a time of year when not much else is going on. Whether it’s a fan’s dream matchup between two storied franchises, or a David and Goliath scenario where a scrappy young upstart team …

Music For Trailers Blog | FirstCom Music

Build Buzz for Your Production with the Right Music for Movie Trailers

Trailers are an important way of promoting your film or show. They are so important that the process of making a great trailer has become an art unto itself. At FirstCom Music, we know the effect that a great trailer can have on building audience excitement and intrigue before your production is released. We also know the importance of pairing …

Motivational Music to Inspire Audiences Blog | FirstCom Music

Inspire Your Audience With Motivational Music for Productions

We all know music can get people pumped up to reach, and sometimes even surpass, their potential. Why do you think Olympic athletes spend the minutes before a heat listening to their favorite jams? Though the effect is only partially understood, we know that music has a way of motivating and inspiring people that can be particularly powerful, especially with …

Music For Awards Shows Blog | FirstCom Music

Music for Awards Ceremonies: Capture the Glamour and Intrigue

There’s nothing like the feeling of being appreciated for your work. Though they all say it’s an honor just to be nominated, we know the real thrill comes from taking home a statue while your rivals stand by watching, struggling to contain their displeasure. With the right music for awards ceremony shows, you can accentuate the glamor, intrigue, joy, and …

Behind The Music Blog - A Sentimental Journey

Behind The Music | A Sentimental Journey

New to Capitol Studio Masters, ‘A Sentimental Journey’ is a collection of archival style songs inspired by famous jazz, pop & soul standards from the ‘30s to the ‘60s. This all-female fronted assortment of sultry torch-songs, emotional ballads and syrupy-sweet pop songs will take you back in time to iconic moments in music that forever stand still. Recorded with vintage …

Music For Big Brands Blog | FirstCom Music

How Music Choices Can Make or Break Commercial Campaigns for Big Brands

We all know the right audio is an important component of any ad, be it on TV, radio, or the internet. Choosing the right track can make or break an ad campaign, and when your client is a big national or international brand, the stakes can be quite high. You’ll want a selection of genuine archival recordings and modern tracks …

Music For Education Blog | FirstCom Music

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 …