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Spotlight: Music Design’s Favorite Music Festivals [Part 1]

by MOOD

Woodstock. Glastonbury. Lollapalooza. Austin City Limits. Bonnaroo. Coachella. We’ve all heard of them – music festivals are nothing new, but they’ve become even more popular…

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Spotlight: What Exactly is a Music Designer?

by MOOD

Often in conversation I’m asked, “What exactly is a Music Designer?” A simplified response is that I create custom playlists for client brands across the…

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Music Design: Songs of Summer 2015

by MOOD

Summer is in full swing and we’re enjoying the warm weather, the cold drinks, and, of course, the music. Our Music Designers celebrated the new…

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Music Licensing: How Your Restaurant Can Avoid Costly Fines

by MOOD

Broadcast Music Inc. (BMI) sues more than two hundred businesses a year for not having the appropriate music licenses to play songs within their establishment.…

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Sessions: CRUISR and Great Peacock

by MOOD

We had the fine privilege of having a couple of cool and talented bands come visit us in our Charlotte office in June. CRUISR, from…

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Concert Recap: Best Coast at The Observatory North Park

by MOOD

What better way to kick off summer than with the reverbed-drenched guitars and beachy-pop hooks of Southern California’s Best Coast? On June 26th I did…

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Concert Recap: Lana Del Rey and Grimes at PNC Music Pavilion

by MOOD

“We love you Lana!” I screamed in a moment of sheer adoration as the teenaged girl standing next to me shyly whispered, “We really do!”…

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Sessions: The Deer

by MOOD

Just before the Fourth of July holiday weekend, our downtown Austin office gathered for an acoustic performance from local favorites, The Deer. The four piece…

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Song Profile: “Body Talk” by Foxes

by MOOD

‘Body Talk.’ Those two words have been attached to some great music the past decade or so. From Robyn’s electro pop masterpiece Body Talk to…

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The Key to Music Design: Openness

by MOOD

I grew up loving Classical music, from Mozart to Tchaikovsky to Mahler. The more majestic a piece, the better! Then in 5th grade, I discovered…