EP 93: Licensing Your Music for Film & TV (with McKay Garner)

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McKay Garner is a producer, engineer, mixer, multi-instrumentalist, and composer who has worked on records for artists such as J Dilla, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Mike Shinoda/Linkin Park, Michael Buble, Dead & Company/Mickey Hart. In addition to working with recording artists, he has made music that has been featured in films such as the Transformers movie, in video games, and for television shows such as Total Recall, America’s Next Top Model, Grey’s Anatomy, and many more. 


– How the arrangement of a song affects the clarity of a mix

– Layering tracks: How to strategically build your song layers for maximum impact

– Creating contrast in your mix in order to make your songs sound clearer, bigger, wider, and deeper

– Establishing the primary role of each instrument in your mix

– Producing albums that feel authentic

– Writing music for film, tv, and video games

– The different revenue streams to explore for composers

– How to find the right people to contact to get your music licensed

– How watching TV credits can make you money


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