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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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Nov 17, 2016

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.

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Sep 26, 2016

Entertainment industry veteran Tarquin Gotch chats to us about his time in A&R, working with the brilliant John Hughes on films like Ferris Bueller's Day Off, managing AC/DC's Brian Johnson, and more.

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Aug 31, 2016

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. 

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May 12, 2016

Last month we hosted a webinar with UK producer, DJ and recording artist Chris Read. Chris is also a member of the team at WhoSampled, the world's largest community for fans of sampled music, cover songs and remixes. 

We chat to Chris about his history in the industry, the purpose of WhoSampled, the importance of sampling, best practices, and more. 

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Apr 4, 2016

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 

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Mar 20, 2016

We chat to Gang of Four guitarist Andy Gill about the group's inception, influencing other artists, new releases, touring, sync, today's industry, and more. 

Follow Andy / Gang of Four: 
gangoffour.co.uk | @gangof4official @andygangof4

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Feb 13, 2016

Earlier this year, we sponsored the California Copyright Conference's Film Music: The Real Score evening, featuring a panel with some of the industry's greatest.

The CCC have kindly allowed us to use the recording of the event, where the panelists go behind-the-scenes in the business process of how music gets put into films, through a series of mock scenarios.

Panelists:

Eric Polin, Sr. Vice President of Music Publishing, Universal Pictures (moderator).

Paul Broucek, President, Warner Bros. Pictures - Music.

Gary Calamar, KCRW DJ and music supervisor on such productions as The Man in the High CastleTrue Blood, Dexter, and Weeds.

Joe Trapanese, Composer on such films as Straight Outta ComptonInsurgent, and Oblivion.

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