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Behind The Music | Are & Be

Our latest album from EVO, ‘Are & Be‘ is a collection of sultry, dreamy & chilled out R&B songs. Performed by up and coming artist, hill and produced by Edgar Vargas. Vocalist hill is a JUNO Nominated Canadian Writer, Producer, and multi-instrumentalist currently living and working in Los Angeles, CA. Her debut album, ‘iamhill’ was released in 2018, climbing viral …

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Behind The Music | The Future Is Female

New to EVO Production Music, ‘The Future is Female’ is a fun female-fronted Pop record that puts the voices and writing of six hugely talented musicians and performers at the forefront. Taking in Hip Hop, R&B, and Nu Disco influences, the album provides a range of vibrant tracks with depth and nuance that are sure to find favor with Music …

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Behind The Music | Indie Guitar Wave

Meet Rob Aitken Following Rob Aitken’s Mark Award win last year for the track ‘Stargazing’ on the album ‘Ambient Post Rock‘ (NOVA118), his new album for Nova, ‘Indie Guitar Wave‘ is influenced by minimal, lo-fi, guitar-based Indie associated with artists like Tycho combined with a more positive/pop spin. We caught up with Rob to discuss his creative process in this short …

Introducing Energy Music Q&A Blog

Introducing ENERGY Music

We recently caught up with Brian Burrows, a long-time friend of the FirstCom Music team and a writer with nearly 250 tracks in our repertoire. Part of a three-man team, Brian is a founder of our new production music label Energy Music. Energy Music sets out to create the perfect narrative for every aspect of the human condition. We quizzed …

New Release: ‘Dreams to Sleep By’

Dreams To Sleep By (PEDF117) the beautiful, expansive sophomore release by Geoff Smith and Pedigree Cuts founder Elliot Ireland has finally arrived. A haunting collection of contemporary piano ballads that gradually unfurl into widescreen indie epics, there is a deeply positive and valedictory thread running throughout the album that is unashamedly inspiring. Tracks from the duo’s previous outing, ‘Dawn Songs‘ such as …

Drum & Bass Production Music Promos by Hospital Records

Behind The Music: Drum & Bass Promos x Hospital Records

Vibrant, excitable, cutting-edge Drum ‘n’ Bass from one of the world’s leading dance labels, Hospital Records. Formed in Forest Hills, London, UK in the mid-90s, the label helped define a cultural shift from Acid House and Rave towards a heavier D&B sound. Contemporary Drum & Bass artists continue to provide on-trend, future looking sounds while the genre forms a massive …

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Composing the score for CNN’s ‘American Dynasties’

True Stories composer Andy Hopkins talks about the making of his original score for the CNN documentary series ‘American Dynasties’. Andy Hopkins, True Stories Music  I was approached by CNN to compose the music for a new series “American Dynasties” initially featuring the Kennedy Family, but ultimately, in future seasons, to go on and feature the major families in American …

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 …

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 …