The Breakfast Of Champions: New Olympic Production Music – 6/15/12

I don’t know about you, but I love the Olympics. It’s athletes like Michael Phelps and Serena Williams that give the rest of the world the impression that the United States is full of Herculean specimens. U-S-A! U-S-A! That will be my mantra from the comfort of my Barcalounger while feasting on chicken wings and [...]

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What Do Hipsters And Air Conditioning Have In Common? New Sunny Tunes – 5/18/12

Ahhhhh…..Spring is in the air. The sun stays around for happy hour and your air conditioner is called back to active duty. Although Memorial Day weekend is still a week away, it’s time to pull out that dusty barbeque out of the storage shed! I thought it only fitting to show off the new releases [...]

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Something Old, Something New, Something Borrowed: New Remixed Production Music – 4/27/12

“They just don’t make ‘em like they used to!” If I had a dollar for every time I’ve heard an elder say that, I wouldn’t need that Social Security check that my generation probably won’t get anyway. Despite the old tired saying, there is some truth in it. There was a time when music had [...]

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We ♥ You, NAB!

Ah yes, it’s the Monday after the 2012 NAB Convention. Our annual trek to Las Vegas is a combination of meeting up with old friends and making new ones in the whirlwind of the busy convention floor. That slight exhaustion mixed with a fond nostalgia is always a sign of another wonderful NAB experience!   [...]

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Delving Into The Din Of Delirium: Quirky New Releases – 4/6/12

Making music is much like creating a painting. Sometimes you’re not in the mood to paint that pretty sunrise or an expansive mountain vista. Sometimes you just wanna squeeze a dollop of paint in your palm and smear it all around in a nonsensical swirl for no other reason than the fact that you can. [...]

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Hot Stuff With No Fluff! New 5 Alarm Music Releases – 3/23/12

A lot goes into making a good record. I still use the word record even though music has gone the way of the MP3, call me old fashioned! When music hits you in all the right spots, it’s never an accident. The artistry behind the songs and production all come into play. Capturing sound and [...]

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A Splash Of Local Color: New World Music – 3/16/12

When I moved to Los Angeles in 2004, I must admit I was typical of most LA transplants. I wanted to see the Hollywood sign and admire the stars that line the sidewalk of Hollywood Boulevard. These are the shrines of the entertainment industry after all! It doesn’t take long for you realize that seeing [...]

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5 Alarm Music Heats Up The Oscars

The 84th annual Academy Awards stormed through LA last Sunday like a Gucci-clad swashbuckler riding a white stallion! 5 Alarm Music may not have been swarmed with flash bulbs on the red carpet, but our music made its appearance in films nominated and awarded Hollywood’s highest honor. Move over, Meryl Streep!     The highly [...]

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You Can Do It! New Lifestyle Production Music – 2/24/12

If you could bottle up that “get up and go” motivation to start that home project on your to-do list, you’d be a millionaire! There’s no better feeling than a sense of accomplishment and motivation is the path that leads you there. This week’s new releases from the Zero 3, Beatbox Music and JW Brilliant [...]

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Is There An Echo In Here Or Is It Just Me? New Atmospheric Production Music – 2/3/12

Claude Debussy once said, “Music is the space between the notes.” Thanks to the little inventions known as reverb and delay pedals, the space between the notes can be much longer than in Debussy’s time! Like a slow moving fog, atmospheric music can expand the emotions of a scene. This week’s new releases from the [...]

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