Ring in the Season with Christmas Commercial Music Blog | FirstCom Music

Ring in the Season with Christmas Commercial Music

No other Western holiday has as much music associated with it as Christmas. As we all know, it is the biggest shopping season of the year, so it’s no wonder that a wide variety of Christmas music makes it into thousands of ads. Christmas commercial music sends a clear signal to consumers– the holidays are here, and you need to …

Background Music for Black Friday Ads Blog | FirstCom Music

Background Music for Black Friday Ads

Though this year will be different due to the novel coronavirus pandemic, Black Friday still marks the beginning of the holiday shopping season. As always, retailers will be looking to cash in on America’s fondness for holiday gift-giving. With many businesses taking a financial hit over the summer, they are counting on the holiday season to get their earnings back …

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Production Music for Presidential Elections

There is a significant Presidential election happening this November. In addition, as always, many other candidates are running in tight races for city, state, and federal positions. The candidates and their teams hope to take advantage of what is likely to be a high voter turnout. This means a substantial sum of money is flowing into advertising, especially in these …

Create A New Jingle For WILX Studio 10

Have you ever wanted to hear your own music on TV? Michigan TV station WILX is busy readying the final touches to their new lifestyle show, Studio 10 and they need your help creating a jingle. Announced last week, hosts Stephanie McCoy and Sarah Swistak are looking for your creative assistance to help announce their new daily weekday show of …

Background Music for Broadcast Blog | FirstCom Music

Background Music for Broadcasting: Complete a Pro-Quality Production

Whether it’s a breaking story that is going to shape the future of world events, a weather update that will affect the lives of thousands, or a segment in an ongoing journalistic investigation of corruption in local government, the news comes at us from many different angles. When you think of a news-related project, you realize that the actual information …

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Give Your Project an Edge with Rock Background Music

So, your project is good, but ask yourself this: Does it rock? When paired with the right content, there’s a certain quality that rock music brings to the table– energy, edge, grit– whatever you want to call it. Of course, rock is a varied genre, and in an extensive library, like FirstCom Music’s rock stock music library, you’ll have many …

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Halloween Stock Music: Terrify and Entertain

The Halloween season is just around the corner and with it comes an avalanche of ads, programming, and content that will center around this frightening, yet popular holiday. Whether you’re working on a Halloween episode for an ongoing project, telling a series of creepy ghost stories, or working on an ad spot, you’ll need horror sound effects and stock music …

Licensing Music for Educational and Instructional Videos

The school year is right around the corner, and although this year will be different due to the pandemic, some things never change. Students are shopping for school supplies, teachers are planning out a semester’s worth of lessons, and production companies are working on a new crop of instructional videos. Whether you’re a teacher who focuses on video production, or …

Behind The Music | Soul Revived

Our latest from Capitol Studio Masters, Soul Revived is an eclectic, contemporary & rootsy blend of gospel, R&B & soul. Crafted by an all-star cast of new and returning artists to the FirstCom Music repertoire, the album is certain to move audiences with its emotive and impactful hooks and memorable, catchy rhythms. Sure to be a hit with Music Supervisors working on film …

Behind The Music Blog | Silhouettes | NOVA | FirstCom Music

Behind The Music | Silhouettes

Atmospheric, emotional and intimate, ‘Silhouettes‘ is a beautiful collection of contemporary piano pieces designed for factual and documentary programs. Her first release for NOVA, pianist Janet Overfield is an accomplished musician who also writes for the acclaimed Playback Theatre company. We caught up with Janet to find out more about this impressive new album: Hi Janet! Can you tell us …