The End Is Near – New Seasonal Production Music: 10/12/12

It’s hard to believe that 2012 is nearing its end.  Not in any Nostradamus-Mystical-Mayan Calendar kind of way, but more in a “why-are-there-Christmas-displays-in-this-store-already???” kind of way.  Halloween and Thanksgiving are just the proverbial warning shots in the air for kissing the year good-bye and having to invest in a new calendar.  But before you break [...]

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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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Falling Into Fall: New Production Music – 10/7/11

You know the Fall season is upon us when:   1) You awake to feel a shiver in your bed, but think it’s too early to start turning on the heater   2) Your hot wing/beer consumption spikes on the weekends from watching football with your pals   3) Orange and brown are abundant in [...]

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5 Alarm Heats Up New Summer Blockbusters

It’s that time of year again!  The days are getting warmer and movie theaters are gearing up for an influx of hot new Summer blockbusters.  In usual 5 Alarm style, you can hear some of our tracks in your favorite new movies.   Like any loyal Woody Allen fan, I’m looking forward to the release [...]

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Whatcha Gonna Do? New Crime Production Music – 3/18/11

Crime doesn’t pay……but it sure does make for good television and movies!  Whether you’re rooting for the heroine or the bad boy heroin dealer, nothing beats a good crime drama.  Think of this week’s new releases from the Pennybank, 5 Alarm Music, Abaco and JW Brilliant Series music libraries as your deputy sitting shot-gun during [...]

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Valentine’s Day…….Polarized.

Valentine’s Day is a day for strong emotions to percolate to the surface of one’s consciousness.  Feelings of love.  Feelings of tenderness.  Feelings of wanting to track down your ex and punch him in the face.  I guess like the rest of us, Cupid isn’t perfect.  Whether your relationship status is “single,” “in a relationship” [...]

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My Favorite 5: Mary Lorraine Stewart

You can always count on Mary Lorraine Stewart, fondly known as ML around these parts, for the following: 1)  A vast knowledge of Pop Culture past and present 2)  A fond penchant for throwing and attending themed parties 3)  Laugh out loud one liners 4)  An ability to rise to the occasion at any costume [...]

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Doug Bossi: Out Of The Wild And Into The Spotlight

Our composers are humbling forces to all musicians.  Sometimes you hear one of their compositions and wonder where the inspiration comes from!  It’s no surprise to us that Doug Bossi, the main composer for the 1 Versatile Underscore library as well as a contributor to the 5 Alarm Music library, came away with an award [...]

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A Trip Down iPod Lane: New Releases – 2/26/10

There are memories woven into every song in rotation on your iPod.   The fact that life experiences can be summoned by our favorite songs is a testament to the power of music!  This weeks’ new releases from our very own 5 Alarm Music Library evokes strong imagery upon first listen.  05A085 Sports Rock is a [...]

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Happy Holidays!

Oh dreidel, dreidel, dreidel I made it out of clay O’er the hills we go, Laughing all the way Tell your friend Veronica, it’s time you celebrate Hanukkah I hope I get a harmonica, on this lovely, lovely Hanukkah Silent night, holy night All is calm, all is bright But I heard him exclaim, ‘ere [...]

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