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Page 15 of 51 14 POST JUNE 2016 SOUND LIBRARIES WARNER/CHAPPELL NOMINATED FOR PROMAXBDA AWARD NASHVILLE — Warner/Chappell Production Music (www.warner, Warner Music Group's production music arm, was nominated in the PromaxBDA Local Awards' "Use of Original Music in a Promo" category. The nominated piece, Listen to Larry, was created in conjunc- tion with KTVT-TV to promote the accuracy and dependability of their chief meteorologist, Larry Mowry. According to Randy Wachtler, Warner/Chappell production mu- sic president & CEO, "I'm thrilled that this collaboration with KTVT-TV is nominated for a Promax Local Award, and proud to have been a part of a successful and popular campaign!" Mark Agent (pictured), Warner/Chappell Production Music's director of licensing for local television adds, "KTVT wanted something powerful, something to get their message across about their award-winning weather forecast. The Texas style of music really helped us bring out the pride that the viewers have in their state." The PromaxBDA Local Awards celebrate and honor the best in local media, marketing and design, driving excellence, creativity and innovation from the local market. FIRSTCOM TRACK SEES COMMERCIAL APPEAL CARROLLTON, TX — FirstCom Music ( recently released "Just Like Me," a track that was initially used in a Bud Light Lime commercial, but has since been in demand by music lovers. The energetic indie tune be- came an instant success on YouTube, with hundreds of comments looking for the title and writers of the song. "Just Like Me" strikes a balance between classic jangle pop and an organic electro rocker. Written and performed by GoodPeople, the track features one of many jubilant vocal performances present on the album "Vocal Ad Campaigns." The spot was created by Antidote in St. Louis. Sensing the demand for an up- beat, fun summer anthem, FirstCom released the track via iTunes. Music lovers can enjoy the track's horn-driven chorus, percussion and bright handclaps. KILLER TRACKS PARTNERS WITH GRAMMY-NOMINEE JIM BRICKMAN SANTA MONICA — Killer Tracks Production Music ( just released a new, special- ly-commissioned album of patriotic-themed tracks from multi-platinum-selling composer and pianist Jim Brickman. Freedom Rings features 10 American clas- sics, including "This Land is Your Land," "Shenandoah" and "Simple Gifts," plus two original tracks. Brickman, who began his career composing music for advertising, has been successful in music licensing. His works are frequently featured in movies, television, com- mercials and other media. With the Summer Olympics approaching and the political season in full swing, the patriotic tone of Brickman's new release is timely. "Jim has a unique piano style and it's wonderful to hear his contemporary interpretations of these classics," says Killer Tracks vice president of produc- tion, Carl Peel. "These tracks are timeless and will continue to be listened to and synched in five years and 10 years." HIT HOUSE SOARS WITH NEW RE:ACTION RELEASES LOS ANGELES — Custom music and sound design company The Hit House ( has released two brand new albums concurrently: Re:Action Rise and Re:Action Drones. The albums, created and produced by composers Scott Lee Miller, Dan Diaz, William Hunt and Martyn Corbet, are the latest releases from The Hit House's successful Re:Action production library series. Rise contains an exciting collection of continuously building music cues that are intended for film, video games and commercial advertising. Drones features creative and expansive sound beds, each one available in all musical keys. Tracks include "Propellant," "Hyperbolic," "Thruster," "Propulsion," Countdown," "Combustion," "Launch" and "Ejection." According to Sally House, executive producer and co-founder of The Hit House, numerous tracks from recent Re:Action albums have been success- fully placed within high-profile action, comedy and animated movie trailers, including The Jungle Book, The Finest Hours, Gods of Egypt, Patient Zero, Grimsby, The Peanuts Movie, Fantastic Four and The Road Chip. Tracks can also be found in commercials for Jaguar, Comcast and Lexus.

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