September 28, 2011

The Guild of Music Supervisors celebrated its TV members at the London Hotel in Hollywood on Sept 12 in honor of the upcoming Emmy Awards. However, the question remains, when will music supervisors get their own category?

The event was hosted by Guild founding sponsors music publisher BMG Rights Management and music library APM Music as well as Sony/ATV Killer Tracks, Extreme Music and Four Jays Music. The Comet is the Guild’s official media sponsor.

Founded in 2008, the mission of the Guild of Music Supervisors is to preserve a...

September 21, 2011


September 30, 2011



Location: Hi Tone, 1913 Poplar Avenue

Time: Doors at 7pm

Bands: GIVERS, Cities Aviv, GR Robinson, Kruxe

Admission: FREE with GRAMMY GPS admission, $10 just for the show

October 1, 2011

GRAMMY GPS: A Road Map For Today’s Music Biz

Location: Stax Music Academy, 926 East McLemore Ave

Time: Registration at 11am

Keynote speaker: Daniel Glass, Glassnote Records

After many years in top executive roles at labels such as Chrysalis, SBK, EMI, Rising Tide, Universal and Artemis, Daniel Glass...

September 15, 2011

Music supervisor Joel C. High blogs about his favorite part of the Toronto International Film Festival; a three night showcase called Festival Music House. He reports on night two featuring Sheepdogs, Lights, The Sam Roberts Band and more!

I'm sitting in the Mod Club for the third straight evening of blissful musical overindulgence at the Festival Music House during Toronto International Film Festival. The first band of the night at the 8pm slot have just started and they are they are blowing the doors off with their beautiful wa...

September 13, 2011

SEPTEMBER 12, 2011 — 3:02 PM


The Recording Academy Atlanta Chapter recently hosted GRAMMY GPS: A Road Map For Today’s Music Biz at the Dr. Bobbie Bailey & Family Performance Center at Kennesaw State University in Kennesaw, Ga. Held in conjunction with the university’s Joel A. Katz Music & Entertainment Business Program, the event brought together a panel of music industry professionals to discuss topics such as vocal technique, producing/engineering, music supervision, and the indie music sector.



The event ki...

September 8, 2011


Music Supervisor Profile is a recurring feature on Rollo & Grady where we interview the top supervisors in the business to learn their secrets and get valuable advice on how to break into world of music supervision. Some of our previous interviews have been with such heavyweights as Thomas Golubic, Gary Calamar, and Scott Vener.

This month we interviewed the super talented Liza Richardson. Her resume boasts Hawaii Five-0 , Parenthood, and Friday Night Lights. Richardson selected over 600 songs in the 5-season run of Friday Night...

September 2, 2011


We’re all excited for the new CD of the True Blood Soundtrack Volume 3 to come out next Tuesday, September 6.  I have the past two CD’s from the show and just love the choices made by Gary Calamar, True Blood’s Music Supervisor.  I asked Gary if he would answer a few questions for us about Volume 3 and about the process of choosing the music for the show and he kindly agreed.


Below is my Q&A with Gary:


LYNNPD: Do you agree that there has been an evolution in the sound or style of music used on True Blood from season 1...

September 1, 2011


Carl Bessai’s third installment in his familial trilogy is a bracingly funny look into the lives of four sets of siblings. Brimming with affection, hostility and a healthy dose of guilt, it is a rich and gratifying journey through siblinghood’s love and dysfunction and features an impressive ensemble cast that includes Cory Monteith from Glee.


“Sisters & Brothers is filled with great indie rock including many up-and-coming Canadian bands” – Guild Member and music supervisor for the film Andrea Von Foerster.


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