AudioSparx Newsletter September 2009 - Scary, Horror & Sci-Fi Music and Sound Effects for Production Use
AudioSparx Newsletter - September 2009
September 2009 Newsletter
Fall Production Season Starts with a Bang - Back-To-School, Fall Fashion
and Football, with Haunted Halloween Horror Just Around The Corner!
over and AudioSparx has shifted gears. Our artists have been
busy over the summer creating great new music and sound effects for the Fall season.
artist roster and content library have both continued rapid
expansion. Last month over 80 new artists signed with AudioSparx! In just the last month we've added almost 2,000
new music tracks and over 1,500 new sound effects and loops. We have some AMAZING new artists to present this month, you'll be
blown away with their unique world-class abilities and breath taking music and sound effects.
Additionally, our Classical Masters library has added fifteen new well-known classical composers from
around the world, bringing it up to a total of 91 famous composers. This includes music from such timeless greats as
and more contemporary greats such as Gershwin
Gilbert & Sullivan.
. . . T H E R E V O L U T I O N C O N T I N U E S . . .
Studio Privileges Downloads
A Phenomenal Success....
Our Hollywood and Corporate clients have shown a phenomenal response to our new studio
download privileges offer. AudioSparx 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 capability,
click here. Perfect for busy sound editors,
music supervisors, media
developers and broadcast producers!
Scary Horror and Sci-Fi Music and SFX
Welcome to Fear....
AudioSparx kicks off the Halloween season with the introduction of our
new resource site for all of your Halloween Horror and scary Sci-Fi
America’s got an on-going love affair with scary horror, blood, guts
and gore! And wow, have we got a lot of creepy, psycho Elm
Street-worthy music and sound effects for your freaky Halloween,
Horror and Sci-Fi projects. For spooky sound effects, AudioSparx has creaky
doors, torture chamber ambience, rattling chains, werewolves
howling, and much much more. Make this Halloween a nerve-rattling
heart-stopping good time with scary tracks from AudioSparx.
Take a walk on the
dark side now!
SoundPacks at AudioSparx
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.
One of our most creative talents with over 700 magical tracks on
site, Skip has written for TV, radio, and big bands, as well as
composed major orchestrations. Review his jazz tracks and you will
find the elegant “So It Goes” next to his sultry, moody “Grits.”
Skip is the Man when it comes to
Guy-Meets-Gal soundtracks, commercials, and dramatizations anywhere
in the World: From New Orleans Street Jazz to African rhythms and
gypsy jazz, to hard driving Sambas, Bossa Novas to soft Latin Rock
(like “Dulce Melodia”). We also note that Skip has given us a
tantalizing number of Children’s tunes – two of our favorites are
“March of the Ducks” and “The Geese Squadron” which would be great
for cartoons, children’s TV shows and games!
Steve is an inveterate master of music and loops, presenting a
veritable Pandora’s Box of audio sparkles! He brings authentic music
and instruments from India, funky Jazz loops from smoky bars, a tad
of Hillbilly Blues, and mysterious, high tech/industrial tracks like
the Electronics genre, Steve radiates a romantic lounge vibe in
“Smooth Lines”, a sophisticated and mellow piano tune, while he gets
edgier on “At the Limit,” conveying the excitement and chaos of
in-your-face sports activities, motor sports, races, riots, and
chase scenes. With over 200 tracks, Steve’s music and loops are
perfect for many urban settings. His genres include Rock, RnB, and
dark and powerful Hip Hop tracks like “Finding Your Way,” and the
seedy, sinister “Gang Leader.”
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
81 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.
Madrid group, VenueConnection, is sweeping Europe with their
second album, Madrid Boogie. A fusion of Jazz, Funk, Black Soul,
Flamenco and Electronics -- a combo of the coolest, most
original music on our site. Jazzy, elegant, laidback tracks
about romance, lovin’ and more. Lead singer Karl Frierson, of
the German record label Phazz-a-Delic, and the lush female
vocals of Angeles Dorrio, provide an irresistible Euro vibe with
lyrics in English -- a perfect little cocktail for
hot productions in Film, Television, ad campaigns and more!
Bryan Fusilier (USA)
Bryan Fusilier is
an active composer/arranger and guitarist residing in New
Orleans, Louisiana. Bryan began his unofficial musical training
at the age of fourteen. He purchased his first four-track
recorder around sixteen and began writing and recording guitar
instrumentals of various makes and models. It was these
recordings that ultimately landed him at Berklee's College of
Music in Boston, where he officially began his formal musical
education in music composition and film scoring.
The Reds (USA)
Rick Shaffer and
Bruce Cohen, a/k/a THE REDS, from Philadelphia, PA, have a
unique style that blends Shaffer's short guitar with Cohen's
keyboards into a textured drone, while Shaffer's voice adds the
punch and definition for their overall sound. We welcome THE
REDS and their exciting array of music.
aggressive, technology-driven electronic music. With songs
featured on the Matrix Revolutions, the Matrix Box Set and
Spiderman Collector's Edition DVDs, this massive frontal audio
assault is poised to take the world by storm. Dark, challenging
themes, powerful lyrics and muscular arrangements distinguish
this electro industrial machine from the rest of the pack.
Paul Curtis (UK)
Paul Curtis is one
of the new wave of UK film composers. A highly acclaimed
composer and guitarist, he has written music for TV, Film, Video
Games and Advertising. He is also the author of the
well-received Filmmaker’s Guide To Composers published by Mango
Reel. Equally happy working with live musicians or sampled
instruments, Paul’s music blends diverse influences to create
dramatic and evocative scores. His style is especially suited to
advertising, video games and film and documentary projects.
Songs for Seniors (USA)
Songs for Seniors
developed after two ladies of a certain age became ticked off
following an exercise class featuring Rock & Roll music.
Bemoaning the lack of good songs for seniors, they tapped into a
wealth of talent among friends and family, assembled male and
female musicians, a lyricist, and created these 16 fun songs.
Each track is
heartwarming, with music set to Tangos, Waltzes, and even one
Bump & Grind!
Mana Rongo Rongo (Chile)
South Pacific music of Easter Island, combined with the
sensibilities of rock, pop, and folk. There is no source for
this music in the world except for this distributor. Traditional
percussion instruments, amazingly haunting vocals, and an
advanced sense of songwriting team up with drum machines,
electric guitars, and keyboards in an unforgettable mix of
styles that resonate through the ages. Join us from the ONLY
recording studio on Easter Island as we capture artists who have
been performing their whole lives. You just haven't heard them
Music Boutique (USA)
project needs familiar-sounding music instead of original music
to catch the ear. Music Boutique is the perfect solution. All of
these songs are in the public domain (PD) and have been
carefully researched. These are arrangements of songs just about
everyone knows. The tracks feature lengths of 90, 60, 30, and 15
seconds to custom-fit each project.
Space Eagle Productions (UK)
Eagle Productions started out producing dance music in the 90s,
but recently expanded their scope to include film and TV
compositions. This energetic UK group produces new and
innovative music cues for licensing in styles covering world,
ambiant and dramatic genres. Let Space Eagle's creative tracks
spice up your production in an array of various media projects.
Marc David Decker (USA)
Marc David Decker
is an award-winning composer, musician, songwriter and lyricist.
He holds a masters degree in music composition and a teaching
degree in music. He has
written music for feature films, television and commercials and
has over 30 CD's as a solo recording artist. Former clients
include "The Ben Stiller Show", ESPN, WWF & WWE Wrestling, HBO,
Showtime, Cinemax, CBS, The Playboy Channel, KCOP, Comedy
Central, AT&T, and many others. Marc writes in all music styles
Francisco Miceli (Brazil)
Miceli is an Italian-Brazilian guitarist, composer and producer.
His dynamic orchestral pieces range from Ethnic to Jazz and Pop,
and to sound effects. His music has been featured on several TV
networks like the Italian RAI and Canale 5, and Brazilian TV
Globo and TV Record. Francisco is a wonderful addition to our
site as the variations in his compositions are highly suited to
any number of Film and TV productions, as well as other media
projects and ad campaigns.
Texas Music Forge (USA)
Texas Music Forge
is award-winning Austin, Texas-based producer, composer, writer
and musician Ed Kliman. He produces loop and sample libraries,
composes and performs scores for theatrical productions,
voiceovers for national ad campaigns, audiobooks, and music and
audio for TV, Film and Video. Ed has written and performed
Japanese Classical music for the Kentucky Shakespeare Festival,
and currently is recording with a New Orleans-based piano
player. Diversity is Texas Music Forge's forte!
Steve Curry (USA)
Steve Curry plays
almost 200 shows a year with the award-winning Gypsy Jazz meets
Western Swing band-" The Texas Gypsies"! He started touring full
time on the road at the age of 19 and a year later he ended up
in Los Angeles and studied various guitar styles at the
Musicians Institute. While living in LA, he toured or recorded
with such diverse artists as The Jacksons, Boney James, Jeff
Buckley. He also has played on many TV and Film tracks and has
produced and or played on over 50 CD's for local and national
What is the X
Factor in Royalty Free Music X? Simply, the X Factor represents
unique, creative music that puts a premium on quality and
originality. RFMX explores the creative bounds of producing
music that is unique -- no more mediocre, generic, canned music!
Their genres include Rock, Metal, Pop, Country, Jazz, Acoustic,
Urban, Electronica and more. RFMX's hot tracks have been
featured in many high profile commercials and corporate
Rita Satch (Australia)
Rita Satch is a
new and exciting young artist from Melbourne, Australia. Her
style is an appealing blend of pop, jazz, blues and R&B. She is
a regular performer on the Melbourne Jazz circuit where she is
picking up a strong fan base. Rita is currently working on
tracks for her first album.
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.
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