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Top 5 Scary Songs for Halloween

With Halloween just around the corner we asked the Stephen Arnold Music staff for some suggestions for scariest songs ever. Here’s some of the ones we came up with in no particular order. Got some other suggestions? Let us know. 1. The Toadies “Possum Kingdom” One of those songs that hides its unnerving subject behind a catchy riff. 2. Alice In Chains “Them Bones” The tormented singer Layne Staley at […]

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Newsworthy Night at RTNDA’s Murrow Awards

RTDNA’s prestigious Edward R. Murrow Awards dinner was as good an excuse as any for our own Michael Finnegan and Noelle Alanis to don their best fancy duds and head to NYC’s Grand Hyatt to rub elbows with the media elite. In attendance were such heavy-hitters as NBC’s Brian Williams and Ann Curry, CBS’ Harry Smith, CNN’s John Roberts and MSNBC’s Keith Olbermann and Tamron Hall. Stephen Arnold Music proudly […]

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Fair Day 2010

So, last Monday the call went out from Stephen:  “You can either work your fanny off as usual on Friday, or you can join me at the Fair for some fried butter.” Did he even have to ask?  The annual Fair Day has become a bit of a tradition here at SAM over the last few years.  We usually hit it around the last weekend of the fair, hopefully timing […]

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Stephen Arnold Music in Orlando

I recently made a trip to Orlando, Florida with my colleagues Michael Finnegan and Noelle Alanis.  We were there to visit our clients and friends at Golf Channel and Central Florida News 13.  Here are some photos… Noelle and Michael on the set of Golf Channel’s Golf Central. Noelle and Michael on the set of Golf Channel’s Grey Goose 19th Hole  Michael and Noelle on the set of Central Florida […]

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RTDNA Murrow Awards – iPad Giveaway

First off, we’d like to congratulate all of the 2010 National Edward R. Murrow Award Winners (see here for the full list of winners). Now, on to the iPad.  If you attended the Awards Dinner, you received a copy of our new Sonic Branding LP.  That of course led you here with the promise of a trivia question you can answer to enter yourself in the drawing.  So, here is is: What […]

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Record Labels Kill Competition – good article from Wayne Rosso

Just read a great post from Wayne Rosso: John Lennon would have been 70 years old this week. It got me thinking about one of his most famous lyrics, a line from “God”: “The dream is over.” Lennon may have been reflecting on the demise of the Beatles, but it seems to also apply to the once enthusiastic promise of digital music services. The hope of pioneering the music industry’s […]

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