On this week's episode of MusicLink, we talk to HTGR's Jonathan Christiansen and Activision's Katie Sippel - both are bright young music supervisors. Jonathan shares his experiences in the placement of music in TV shows and film trailers, and how events like the Electric Daisy Carnival inspire him as a DJ.
Then, fresh off E3, Katie talks to us about the new Guitar Hero release, the long and colorful process of picking songs for the game and where indie musicians fit into the gaming mix.
Epoch Failure is an urban pop duo based in New Jersey. Their latest song, Champion was featured in a month-long promotional campaign for Fox Sports as well as a national TV ad campaign.
We ask them about their music, how they formed their group and what role marketing had in shaping their name.
This episode features three songs from Epoch Failure:
Every Day Great (Dreamers)
A New Day
Click here to listen to all three full
All three songs can be heard and licenced by going to OMCMusicLink.com and searching Epoch Failure.
We talk with Andrew Oye, an award-winning composer who's music has been featured in smash television shows as well as blockbuster movies. Jamie and Sean ask about how Andrew got his start and what it's like for him to work for himself.
Next, the gang meet Chris Edwards who is VP and Executive Producer at Porter Novelli. He has over 15 years of experience in broadcast production, having produced and edited award-winning content for global clients.
They discuss quantity, quality and shrinking timeframes when it comes to developing music for a world whose appetite for content is ever-expanding.