News & Press


Stephen Arnold Releases “A Story of Six Strings”

Beautiful Coffee Table Book Focuses On Award-Winning Composer’s Collection of Rare Guitars DALLAS, TX — “You don’t have to know music to appreciate A Story of Six Strings,” says Dan Rather, legendary journalist, former CBS Evening News anchor, and current anchor and managing editor of HD Net’s Dan Rather Reports. Written by award-winning composer and sonic branding pioneer Stephen Arnold, A Story of Six Strings provides a rare trip down memory lane. “This is a beautiful book,” says Rather. […]

Read More »

Adele Behind the Scenes

What do Latvian Festivals, nights out in Manchester and the current Billboard #2 song all have in common? Why, Stephen Arnold Music, of course!! Before being brought in to oversee Stephen Arnold Music’s library – The Vault – I was “lucky” enough to be a gigging Sound Engineer most recently based in London. But before I could spend my days relaxing in my corner office listening to music all day, […]

Read More »
Jane Velez-Mitchell and SAM

A Sonic Brand for HLN’s Jane Velez-Mitchell

We’re excited to share the news about our latest project – a custom sonic brand and music package for HLN’s “Jane Velez-Mitchell”. The producers wanted a very distinctive sound that closely matched the energy and personality of the show’s host.  We were given key words such as energetic, exciting, probing, dramatic, modern, catchy, strong downbeat, music mash-up, etc.  So we set to work on creating a variety of grooves and […]

Read More »
SAM Sonic Branding vinyl

Vinyl – It’s not just for breakfast anymore.

The funeral for vinyl records was held thirty years ago, but something of a resurrection is under way and we here at Stephen Arnold Music know why. Nothing sounds like vinyl. An analog recording has a quality, a warmth and expansiveness, that digital just can’t equal. For those of you too young to remember what it’s like to drop a needle on a record, it’s hard to explain how it […]

Read More »