AudioSparx Newsletter August 2009 - Introducting Studio Download Privileges for Film/TV Studios and Ad Agencies
AudioSparx Newsletter - July 2009
August 2009 Newsletter
Are You In Music Creative? You'll Love Our New Studio-Friendly
Download Privileges for Hi-Res Music ... It's a Web-Based PumpBox on Steroids!
provides our TV, film and game studio clients and ad agency clients with the
privilege to download high-resolution
non-watermarked music tracks to try out in your productions.
To request this
click here. Perfect for busy sound editors, media
developers and broadcast
HyperSearch feature you can quickly find and download the perfect
tracks for your production. Search by genre, mood, style, instrument, edit type, tempo, price range, duration,
ethnic origin and format -- and select your vocal tracks by vocal type and
language. Once you've made your final selections,
then and only then do you license the tracks used in your
music tracks plus 280,000 sound effects online, AudioSparx is the
definitive choice for busy production studios and agencies.
. . T H E R E V O L U T I O N C O N T I N U E S . . .
So What Is AudioSparx?
AudioSparx represents the music of thousands of independent artists from
all over the world, in every style. Real songs by real artists.
Just think of AudioSparx as one of the biggest independent music
labels in the world. Whether you're looking for an up-and-coming
Indie band or intense, high-octane
Dramatic music, or even genuine ethnic Polynesian Islands music
from Tahiti, AudioSparx has it. Every track is instantly accessible and easy to
download and license. And we don't just license music, we
also have over 280,000 Hollywood sound effects and sick beats and
cool loops for composers.
Clients who have used
AudioSparx music and sound effects include Warner Bros. Television, 20th Century Fox, Walt Disney Studios,
HBO, Discovery Channel, Universal
Pictures, Saatchi & Saatchi and many other TV and film production studios,
video game developers and ad agencies.
Turn your next project up to
*ELEVEN* with AudioSparx!
New Music Genres
AudioSparx now has THIRTY top-level
production music genres!!
We've recently added several new key top-level
genres for various content, plus hundreds of sub-genres:
Pacific Islands Music
Spotlight On Our Artists
Our “Hot New Artists” feature is the place to see the best of the
best new talent that has signed with AudioSparx lately. From
Grammy award-winning composers, to high-demand session players to
world-class extraordinary music artists in every imaginable genre,
our Artist Directory is the
perfect resource for discovering the next wave of top music talent. Click and
take a listen
And here below we want to shine a light on two of our accomplished
artists whose music has been used around the world to great acclaim in Film and TV,
advertising campaigns, corporate and other media projects.
Kepha Peter Martin
Peter Martin brings joy with his beautiful compositions and
masterful piano playing! Peter has had an extremely varied career,
and continues turning out elegant and exciting music that is
marvelously upbeat. This man is a Jazz virtuoso who
performed with such
talents as Diana Ross
and the Supremes,
Ray Conniff, Frank
Sinatra Jr., Brenda Lee, and others. He has composed music for
Disney Studios, MGM, Mattel Inc. and has even served as a Conductor
for the New York Shakespeare Festival.
Peter is a consummate musician whose keyboard artistry shines as a
pianist, keyboardist & accordionist. Contemporary Jazz at it's
Simon Stockhausen is a renowned composer, musician, sound designer
and producer from Berlin. His 500 tracks on AudioSparx range from
natural ambiences to drum and music loops, dramatic and
neo-classical music, jazz, ambient music and more bizarre electronic
drones and textures.
music for films,
documentaries and fiction films, and also composes music for theatre and contemporary music ensembles.
Performing on keyboards, piano and soprano sax, Simon has performed with Lalo Shifrin, Vince Mendoza, Peter Erskine, the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
and others. Simon has released numerous CDs for ECM, EMI and LARGO. Take a listen to his music, you'll be impressed!
SoundPacks at AudioSparx
The innovation at AudioSparx continues, providing you instant access to
amazing collections of MusicPacks, SoundPacks and ComposerPacks. These
various products allow you to purchase specific collections of high-quality
audio content quickly. Check out these new areas of our site here:
Sound effect collections for all types of foley and production use
Collections of dynamic award-winning music, perfect for
Film, TV and all media
Collections of various types of instruments and effects for music composers
64 New Artists Signed to AudioSparx Label Last Month!
While AudioSparx rewards its best-selling artists by featuring them permanently on site,
you'll dig our “Hot New Artist” list to showcase our newest, most meritorious artists from around the
world. To see all of the artists at AudioSparx, visit the
AudioSparx Artist Directory online.
Below is a sample of just a few of the exciting new artists who signed
with AudioSparx last month.
Mark Revell (UK)
A founding member
of the pioneering British funksters, The Egg, Mark Revell is now
a successful composer and producer. His music has been featured
in films, dramas and documentaries worldwide and he has written
for numerous TV and cinema commercials. Recent clients include
Barclays Bank, VO5, Scottish Widows, Virgin Atlantic, P+O
Ferries and Hoover. Mark is a talented guitarist and keyboard
player with his own bespoke studio at his home in the Cotswolds.
Mark's recent work tends towards a blend of Electronic and
Orchestral elements, creating a magical array of possibilities.
Jonathan Swanson (USA)
music is simply stunning and beautiful for its orchestral drama,
perfect for epic movies! An award-winning Jazz and Classical
pianist, composer and arranger, he performs professionally,
scores films, and is a voting member of the Recording Academy
that oversees the Grammy Awards. Jonathan’s music has been
featured to great acclaim on PBS, Showtime, and VH1. As a
digital expert in developing music technology, his orchestral
tracks are of the highest quality. Let Jonathan’s dynamic
compositions add the zest to give you an Oscar-worthy
producer and guitar player Juan Pablo Zaragoza brings us music
in 12 exciting genres plus some titillating video game sound
effects. His dramatic full orchestrations include audiovisual
applications to innovative investigations into new and exciting
sounds within contemporary electronic music. Juan Pablo says,
"Composing is to paint with the air." His music has appeared in
Film and Broadcasting, including productions by TVE, CAM, UA,
MARQ, and others.
Marc Blackwell has talent in many areas, spanning the genres of
Alt Country, Rock, Orchestral, Meditation, Action and more. "The
Adventurer" is an epic orchestration for mysterious and magical
journeys, while "Investigate This" would be superb for police
procedurals and chase scenes. Marc delivers top notch broadcast
quality production music perfect for cues, underscore,
interludes and the occasional video game.
Christopher Davis (USA)
Over the span of
his two decade career as a composer, producer, arranger, and
session musician, Christopher Davis has been fortunate to have
his multi-talented hands-on projects that have taken him places
he could only dream of going. His work covers the spectrum, from
classical to country to pop, and his music continues to
underscore programs from Oprah Winfrey to CMT shows to Veggie
Tales on NBC Saturday mornings! Simply put, Chris has been
trusted by some of the biggest names in the world to set their
message to music.
L.A. composer Rob
Page has written music for film and television since he won the
prestigious BMI Scholarship in film scoring at UCLA in 1988.
Since that time he has scored countless national spots,
television shows, short, corporate and documentary films. Rob's
clients include Sony Pictures Classics, Dr. 90210, Cities of the
Underworld, America's Got Talent, Snickers, Taco Bell, K Mart,
Blockbuster, Ford, Sizzler, Safeway, Disney, Nestle, McDonalds,
AFV and many others.
songwriter, entertainer, musician Rob Johnson comes to us from
L.A. with 25 years of divine and diverse musical experience. His
career includes TV and film scoring, rock and roll, musical
theatre, cabaret and pop. Rob has written 300+ songs, 5 musicals
and lately has composed music for the trailers Madea’s Family
Reunion (Lionsgate), Daddy’s Little Girl (Lionsgate), Heart of
the Game (Miramax), Click starring Adam Sandler (Sony), and
Scoop starring Hugh Jackman (Focus Features); and cues for How I
Met Your Mother (CBS), Parental Control (MTV), to name a few.
Airborne Sound has
been recording, mastering and providing exciting, high-quality
sound effects for the Hollywood film and multimedia industries
for almost 15 years. Their work has been featured in such
notable films as Batman Begins, Clint Eastwood's Million Dollar
Baby, Glory Road, Michael Mann's Ali, and others. Airborne Sound
has also collaborated with Microsoft, Apple, Sprint and Adobe,
and recently, provided SFX for HBO's Generation Kill. Airborne
Sound is a dynamic new resource -- check out their
Hollywood-worthy SFX to achieve new highs in your sound mix!
Trancemission is the brainchild of UK composer, musician and
producer Peter Coultas. Peter uses hardware synthesizers and
also records using VST instruments and samples to create his own
highly original signature sounds. Global Trancemission was
awarded "Best Electronic Musician" in 2004 in the IOMA awards
(International Online Musicians Awards), and his personal site
was also recommended by the Guardian newspaper in 2006. Peter's
exciting and unusual music covers a broad range of styles
specialising in Ambient Soundscapes for Film, TV and other
If your project
needs the zest of a Rock Legend's firecracker-hot music, get in
line for Geoff Abraham's mind-blowing tracks. Geoff is a singer,
songwriter and composer whose music has been featured on MTV,
Fox Sports, A&E, Heineken, Volvo, NFL, MLB, Bravo and Habitat
For Humanity and more. He also has performed with Slash (Guns N'
Roses), Peter Wolf (J. Geils Band), Robin Zander (Cheap Trick)
and has opened for Aerosmith, The Black Crows, Alice Cooper and
Vince Neil (Motley Crüe). Let Geoff's hot-smokin' Rock music rev
up the engines on your next project!
John Leonard is a
theatre and exhibition sound designer and effects recordist from
London. With a history of 30 years in the sound business, John
brings us some dynamic and rare sound effects. His Hong Kong
Terminal Ferry chimes the full Westminster clock then strikes
12, plus a Spitfire Mk IX takes a pass so fast and low you'll
duck for cover! He now records in B-Format Surround at high
sample rates and bit-depth, so his SFX are of the highest
quality. John's theatre work has been heard all over the world
and his effects are used in many other theatre, film and TV
Ionics Ltd is an
exciting Israeli group producing great music in several genres
and styles, from "My Quiet War," an elegant, sad and moving
guitar track, to hot-house dance and trance tracks like
"Underwater Party." Ionics' music has been featured in TV, film,
computer games, presentations, cell phones, and more. These
skilled composers and sound engineers bring us high-quality
music that is both fun, memorable and catchy. A great new
resource for our clients in a variety of media projects.
Taraful din Baia
with the typical instrumentation of two violins, accordion and
taragot (folk oboe) presents Romanian Gypsy music. The majority
of the music is from Banat where Serb influence is present. The
songs of that area are mostly laments whereas the typical Gypsy
songs from Transylvania are lively and cheerful. Taraful din
Baia is an active touring group playing at births, baptisms,
weddings and funerals.
SourceCodeX is a
recording artist producing electronic music. He has been
releasing dark ambient space genre recordings since 2004.
Critical reviews have been very favorable comparing his work to
artists such as Steve Roach, Robert Rich, Jeff Greinke and
György Ligeti (especially his work heard in 2001: A Space
composer and producer Steve Trimble brings us music in several
genres including Pop, Blues, Folk, Hip-Hop, and Ambient. After
years at Berklee College of Music and a number of years writing
lyrics for his music, Steve did a U-turn and now is composing
dynamic instrumental tracks for TV, film, radio, and ad
campaigns. Check out "Mark Builds a Clock" and "Joe Got Busted"
-- two of our favorites. The line forms at the rear for Steve's
fun, laidback music -- better get on board!
Rudy Pusateri is
an Italian composer, musician, arranger and engineer. As a
dynamic multi-instrumentalist, Rudy's hot tracks include
acoustic instruments like guitars, basses, drums, etc., and an
array of audio software. All musical genres are welcome in his
studio -- from classical music to metal, and moods may vary with
each day's compositions. Rudy's music could bring a touch of
excitement to your Film, TV or other media projects.
See All The Artists Now at the AudioSparx Artist Directory
If you haven't visited AudioSparx for a while, you'll be impressed with our constant innovation and attention to
detail. We have created dedicated new areas of our site to focus
on these specific vertical markets:
Music For TV & Film
Music For Games & Software
FreeZone For Students
For film students and students in general, AudioSparx also offers a
FreeZone of over 1,000 music and sound effect tracks at no charge for
use in students’ non-commercial production work. With limited budgets,
many college and university drama departments are finding AudioSparx an
invaluable resource for their productions.
Commercial Music ● Sound Effects ● Beats & Loops ●
On a tight budget? You'll love our great content and great
to join the Digital Audio Revolution today!
Copyright © 1996-2009 All Rights Reserved - AudioSparx 99 King St Suite 2092 Saint
Augustine, FL 32085 USA