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Sonic Branding for the Royal Wedding – CNN Worldwide

With more than two billion people worldwide watching the royal wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, it was one of the biggest television events of the year. And for those of you that may have watched the royal wedding coverage on CNN, we’re excited to say that our creative team at Stephen Arnold Music composed and produced the custom music for the event. The CNN coverage aired in 190 […]

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The Music Makes Your Production!

When you’re thinking about producing your next video, most likely you’re focusing on your visuals. I mean … it’s called video, right? But the heart and soul of your production is really your music. Think about it. Is a beautiful graphic itself that memorable? Is that grandiose shot as grand without the audio? Is your voiceover good enough to stand on its own? It’s the music you choose that really […]

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CNN Worldwide – Aiming For Gold: PyeongChang 2018

With the winter games at hand, we wanted to share a project our team at Stephen Arnold Music is really excited about – a custom music package, “Aiming For Gold”, created for CNN and airing on all of their channels worldwide. The music is featured in various promos, in-show segments, and athlete profile pieces. Our objective was to sonically express the majesty and excitement of the winter games – and […]

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SAM Drives Sonic Branding for CNN, Altitude Sports, Sri Lanka’s Ada Derana, and More

The World Leader in Sonic Branding Innovates for Elite Content Creators Our custom music team at Stephen Arnold Music has had the privilege to work on some amazing projects over the last few months. The challenge of working with our clients to create distinctive and innovative sonic brands is our greatest passion. Here are some recent project highlights! CNN – Aiming for Gold: PyeongChang 2018 Music brings an inspirational lift […]

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CNN International – “Hala Gorani Tonight”

CNN International recently refreshed it’s key European prime time news hour, with the launch of Hala Gorani Tonight. Stephen Arnold Music was excited to be called upon to create a new sonic brand and custom music package for the show. Airing weeknights at 9pm CET, the new show will draw on Gorani’s 25 years of international journalism experience to put the key stories of the day in context. The hour-long […]

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Stephen Arnold Music Goes International – in a BIG Way

For Stephen Arnold Music, it helps to have an international reputation for your sonic branding expertise. It spawns conversations with overseas organizations like the China Global Television Network (CGTN). They were looking for a rebrand for not just one network, but FIVE international channels reaching viewers worldwide. Now THAT’S a project! Not being a company that’s intimidated by a big challenge, we dove right in. Working with the design firm […]

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Puzzling Diseases – And How to Compose Music for Them

Talk about an intriguing project! For the HLN news network’s 6-part documentary “Something’s Killing Me,” Stephen Arnold Music was tasked with the unusual challenge of creating a musical score that accompanies stories about diseases and symptoms that result in near-death struggles for the victims. It’s depicts a race against time to discover what, or who is killing the victim. This series, from the CNN Original Series Development team, was dramatically […]

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UPS – International Communications Campaign

The logistics giant proved that it connects every corner of the Earth with their latest campaign, a set of compelling videos that demonstrates UPS’s global capabilities to audiences everywhere. Stephen Arnold Music’s score was critical to the success of the project, providing a memorable musical theme with the flexibility to be adapted regionally for Latin America, Asia and the Middle East. This modern track with an addictive beat was produced […]

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CNN/HLN – “How It Really Happened”

Fresh, original content is in development at HLN, with new offerings like “How It Really Happened” leading the way as the first of several series. Newly debuted on the network, the show is hosted by actor Hill Harper and delves deeply into notorious crimes, mysteries, trials and celebrity tragedies. SAM’s custom music package includes the show open and many other film score-style themes that capture the tension and eerie atmospheres […]

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Gearbox Software – “Battleborn” Video Game

The elite developer Gearbox Software required an attention-grabbing, catchy and distinctive theme for the montage of character introductions in its “Battleborn” video game for Xbox One, Playstation 4 and PC. Stephen Arnold Music created the memorable Player Select Theme, a guitar-driven composition that features catchy, aggressive hooks fueling the fun of Battleborn’s rallying cry: “Calling All Badasses.” Live drums, driving guitars, gang vocals, and a shredding prog-synth solo provides the […]

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