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Scripps Howard Awards 2018

Stephen Arnold Music Provides Complete Music Supervision Services for 2018 Scripps Howard Awards

Our team at Stephen Arnold Music was thrilled to participate once again in the Scripps Howard Awards, one of the nation’s most prestigious journalism competitions, by providing all of the music supervision services utilizing our production library, The Vault. Many of our clients and friends in the industry are journalism and news media professionals, so our involvement in this event has been particularly meaningful. Held this past April 19, 2018 in […]

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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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Winner Announcement – Tom Petty Autographed Stratocaster

After an unprecedented response of over 300 entries, we have drawn a winner for our The Vault: Tom Petty Autographed Guitar Giveaway. A big congratulations to Russell Streit of TruTV! Thanks to everyone for checking out The Vault and entering our drawing!  Stay tuned to S.A.M. for more music and, of course, MORE GUITARS!

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The Vault Tom Petty Autographed Guitar Giveaway

UPDATE:  We have our winner! Our team at SAM is excited to announce a significant expansion of our production music library, The Vault. Now encompassing over 125,000 tracks, The Vault represents the new standard for production music, with highly curated content that builds on Stephen Arnold Music’s status as an internationally-renowned source for music and sonic branding. The Vault has experienced steady growth, most recently adding a wealth of selections […]

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FOX finds the Devil – in the Musical Details

How do you re-launch a hit show for its third season, and make it a HOT premiere? Well, first you start looking in The Vault from Stephen Arnold Music for a smokin’ music track, of course. Our friends from the crack promo team at FOX needed to make a big splash for LUCIFER, a dramatic series about how the original “fallen angel” Lucifer gets bored with Hell and moves to […]

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PMA Show 2016

Production Music Conference 2016 & Mark Awards

There’s certainly no rest for the weary after two full, non-stop days in beautiful Santa Monica, CA! Now in its 3rd year, the Production Music Association (PMA) held its annual Production Music Conference featuring some of the most knowledgeable folks in the music industry.

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It’s the Sound of the Story

Hey Clients & Friends! Happy Tuesday! I know many of you spend your days looking for new ways to promote your station, network, show or product. So the next time you need to produce a promo, try a different creative approach: login to your music library FIRST. That might sound completely backwards, but music is actually your most effective tool to evoke an emotional response. Login to a great production […]

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2015 – Is it Over Yet?

Whew! 2015 was the hottest year on record. And things really heated up as well for all of us here at Stephen Arnold Music with new, exciting musical branding projects for some top corporations, news and sports networks and live attractions. Successful branding is all about making emotional connections. Music is the fastest way to evoke an emotional response, and the most efficient way for a brand to associate itself […]

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SAM’s Journey to the Far East!

We’re very proud of our international work for networks like Al Jazeera (Qatar), Alhurra (Middle East), India TV, GSP Sports (Romania), TRK (Norway), TRT1 (Turkey) … it’s a pretty long list! A decade ago, we delivered music via FedEx – now we can FTP our latest mixes instantaneously. But in either case, we’re usually tracking and mixing in our Texas studio while our clients are a VERY long way away. […]

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