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 …

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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 …

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Choosing the Right Music for Political Ads

The right political ad or piece of viral content can have an enormous influence on who gets elected and how the future of our country is shaped, from the local to the federal level. If you’re in charge of posting content on social media, producing upbeat videos for campaign rallies, or creating an exceptional television commercial, you’ll need the right …

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It’s Time To Party 🤘 | Radio Show 2019

The FirstCom Music team are thrilled that the Radio Show 2019 is coming to Dallas, TX! Be sure to stop by our booth #247 to chat, score some cool swag and enjoy a little friendly competition! We are also delighted to announce that we are the Presenting Sponsor of the Opening Reception on Tuesday September 24th. We look forward to …

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Behind The Music | Latin Journeys

The summer may be edging nearer to its autumnal conclusion but over at Pedigree Cuts the mission is to wring every last drop of sunshine out of its favorable temperatures and infuse September with the kind of positivity that only parties, carnivals and beaches provide. We head to South America on Latin Journeys (PED F111) A Bossa influenced, nonstop groove marathon that …

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How to Find the Best Background Music for Sports Videos

Whether it’s basketball, soccer, football, baseball, or badminton, the sports industry is bigger than ever before. Media channels are consistently producing sports-related content and sports fans always seem hungry for more. That means it can be hard to stand out from the pack, which is why your content needs to have the right soundtrack. Background music for sports videos can …

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Behind The Music | Soundtrack of Dreams

New to Capitol Studio Masters, ‘Soundtrack of Dreams’ is a blend of emotive synth pop and shoegaze electro from band of the moment, Saticöy. Swelling synthesizers, tepid drumming, scattered bass-lines, saxophones, and a seemingly endless supply of guitars creates over-the-top synthetic stadium-prog that builds to a beyond-satisfying crescendo. Featuring the outstanding vocal talents of Effie Passero, ‘Soundtrack of Dreams’ is …

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Mic’ed Up with Jason Rudd

As a producer and engineer who records music of many different styles, it’s important to have the right tools for the job. Over the last decade Producer Jason Rudd has been in studios across the country using gear of every type to capture the sound and soul of musicians of every genre. Not one for gear for the sake of …

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Where to Get Music for Christmas Productions

If you’re looking for Christmas stock music for your video production or ad spot, you’ll find a wide range of both familiar and surprising choices available at FirstCom Music. From soaring, symphonic tracks to festive, sing-along carols and somber religious hymns, our production music for holidays offer a range of moods and styles for every form of celebration. Whether you’re …

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The Films We’re Looking Forward to in 2019 (Part 2)

As the last of the summer blockbusters drop we look forward to what’s ahead on the big screen in the second half of 2019. From much anticipated superhero debuts to rebooted classics, fantastic universes to real life biopics, there are stories, productions, casts, and soundtracks we simply cannot wait for. Here are the movies (complete with trailers) we can’t wait to …