Music in Film and TV

Get Your Music into Film & TV

Audio Bloggers Live! has put together an amazing panel of industry pros to help you learn about how you can get your music into film and television. Home recording artist/producer Joe Gilder (and founder of Home Studio Corner) moderates a panel of experts including the owner of a music library, a music supervisor/music coordinator and the founder of the world’s leading independent A&R company.

Our panel will discuss the process of how music gets into film and television and give insights into what directors, music supervisors, and music libraries are looking for (both creatively and technically). We have an added bonus in that our panelists also have extensive backgrounds in recording as performers, producers and engineers.

Jonathan LeahyJonathan Leahy (Neighbors, New Girl, Trainwreck, Angel from Hell, Community) is a music supervisor and music coordinator with Aperture Music. 

Together with Manish Raval and Tom Wolfe he wrote and produced the theme song for the CBS show “The Millers.”

Bob Mair Black Toast MusicBob Mair is the founder of  the Black Toast Music Library. His company has placed music in hundreds of television series, including such hits as “Homeland,” “The Good Wife,” “Modern Family”, “New Girl,” “Girls”, “The Walking Dead,” “Shameless,” “Sons of Anarchy,” “True Blood,” “Dexter,” “Madam Secretary”, “Treme”, “The Wire” and many others.

Black Toast also supplies music to TV specials and TV movies; dozens of high profile motion pictures, including “Pitch Perfect 2”, “Neighbors”, “American Reunion”, and “Dumb And Dumber To.”

Michael Laskow of TAXIMichael Laskow  has recorded artists such as Neil Young, Firefall, Melanie, Cheap Trick, Eric Clapton, Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young, and many more. He is now the head of  TAXI, which has become the world’s leading independent A&R company. TAXI specializes in helping major record labels, publishers, and music supervisors for film and television find new talent and songs throughout the United States and 30 other countries.

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