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SynchStories

SynchStories is a podcast brought to you by the Synchtank team in London and NYC. We talk to music supervisors and other sync licensing professionals about the use of music in TV, film, advertising, video games and other media outputs.

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Ep 23: From Pitch to Placement: The Essentials of Sync Licensing

Check out this recording from our recent webinar in association with Women in Music. We run through the best practices for preparing your catalogue for licensing, tips for pitching successfully, building relationships with music supervisors, and much more. To subscribe to the SynchStories Podcast via iTunes click here. For more great content check out Synchblog.

53mins

17 Nov 2016

Rank #1

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Ep 03: Music in TV & Film with Music Supervisor Joel C. High

In this episode we talk to music supervisor Joel C. High about his background in music supervision, placing music in film and TV, and advice for aspiring music supervisors. To subscribe to the SynchStories Podcast via iTunes click here. For more great content check out Synchblog. 

1hr

7 Jun 2015

Rank #2

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Ep 19: The Law of Sync: Publishing, Recording, Synchronisation and Mechanical Rights

Solicitor Ian Penman takes us through the legal fundamentals of sync licensing in this comprehensive recording taken from our latest free webinar. To listen to the audio with the matching slides, check out this blog post.   To subscribe to the SynchStories Podcast via iTunes click here. For more great content check out Synchblog.

1hr 7mins

4 Apr 2016

Rank #3

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Ep 21: The Essentials of Boutique Music Publishing with Raleigh Music Group

We discuss the essentials of running a boutique music publishing operation with New York-based Raleigh Music Group. We run through the importance of great service and catalogue knowledge, promoting writer-friendly deals, representing legacy catalogues & more.  To subscribe to the SynchStories Podcast via iTunes click here. For more great content check out Synchblog.

43mins

31 Aug 2016

Rank #4

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Ep 12: A Conversation with VICE Music Supervisor Lindsay-Bea Davis

We talk sync, musical discovery and working on documentaries with VICE music supervisor Lindsay-Bea Davis. Hailing from Nova Scotia, Canada, Lindsay-Bae has worked on a number of films and television shows in Los Angeles, as well as partnered with the Canadian Performing Rights Organization, SOCAN, as their Licensing Consultant in Toronto. She has shared her music business expertise with the Guild of Music Supervisors in Los Angeles as an Executive Consultant and is currently based in Toronto as the Music Supervisor for VICE Canada. To subscribe to the SynchStories Podcast via iTunes click here. For more great content check out Synchblog.   

29mins

10 Oct 2015

Rank #5

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Ep 10: Thomas Golubic on Music Supervising TV's Most Exciting Shows

We talk to Grammy nominated music supervisor Thomas Golubic about working on some of TV's most exciting shows including Breaking Bad, Better Call Saul, Halt and Catch Fire, The Walking Dead, Six Feet Under and Turn.  Thomas won the Guid of Music Supervisors award for Best Music Supervision in a Television Drama two years in a row for his work on Breaking Bad. Learn more about Thomas and his team at supermusicvision.com. To subscribe to the SynchStories Podcast via iTunes click here. For more great content check out Synchblog.   

1hr

28 Aug 2015

Rank #6

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Ep 08: The Art of Trailer Music with Music Supervisor Vanessa Jorge Perry

We speak to music supervisor Vanessa Jorge Perry who helps us to demystify the process of placing music in trailers. Over the past 14 years, Vanessa has been a music supervisor for both television and movie trailers, working at Entertainment Tonight, The Ant Farm, and Aspect Ratio. She's worked on placements for projects such as Sideways, Lord of the Rings, Harry Potter, Star Trek, Transformers, Eat Pray Love, Iron Man 1 & 2, Leap Year, It's Complicated, and Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2. Please note: Due to some technical difficulties you'll notice an echo for the first 10-15 minutes. We apologise for any inconveniences caused.  To subscribe to the SynchStories Podcast via iTunes click here. For more great content check out Synchblog.   

1hr 1min

29 Jul 2015

Rank #7

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Ep 14: An Interview with Singer-Songwriter Chantal Kreviazuk

We chat to award-winning singer-songwriter Chantal Kreviazuk about her life in music and experience with sync licensing and songwriting.  To subscribe to the SynchStories Podcast via iTunes click here. For more great content check out Synchblog. 

47mins

27 Nov 2015

Rank #8

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Ep 07: Q&A with True Blood Music Supervisor Gary Calamar

Gary Calamar is a music supervisor and KCRW DJ who has worked on some of the most popular shows of the last 10 years including Six Feet Under, Dexter, and True Blood. We talk to Gary about his career highlights so far, his music supervision process, and creating his own music.  Check out Gary's company GO Music, his personal homepage and his KCRW page below: http://www.gomusicsupervision.com http://garycalamar.com http://www.kcrw.com/music/shows/gary-calamar   To subscribe to the SynchStories Podcast via iTunes click here. For more great content check out Synchblog.

52mins

17 Jul 2015

Rank #9

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Ep 09: An Interview with 23 Year-Old Music Supervisor Matt FX

We speak to music supervisor, DJ and New York native Matt "FX" Feldman about working on Skins, Broad City, and more!   Follow Matt on TwitterListen to his musical project Scooter Island   To subscribe to the SynchStories Podcast via iTunes click here. For more great content check out Synchblog.

31mins

16 Aug 2015

Rank #10