Jim Long - PMA Hall of Fame Induction

On the evening of Tuesday, September 24th, production music industry professionals from around the world came together for the annual Mark Awards. The event was filled with awards and acknowledgements for music and people in the industry, all leading up to the PMA Hall of Fame induction of visionary and music industry legend, Jim Long. Without Jim’s friendship and guidance, there would be no License Lab.

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Getting Lost in Hollywood

Part of our identity is our community. By having an event in Los Angeles, we saw an opportunity to bring our worlds together, to share some of the magic of our hometown community with our friends and colleagues on the west coast. So let us introduce you to the cast of characters who helped us create this experience, the 3 ingredients that joined forces to make this a memorable evening.

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Call & Response: Sarah Strobl

You may not know her name (yet), but Sarah Strobl is a key member of The License Lab team. She’s probably the reason the lights stay on and we all have jobs. While her formal title is Director of Admin & Numbers, we tend to call her The Queen of Numbers. Sarah has a unique background in the environmental field, but the healing power of music has always been there.

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New Music Roundup - September 2019

Releasing new music is always a thrill for us at The License Lab, but we find it especially fun when there is such eclectic offering to share with you. This roundup is certainly one of those. From authentic Indian instrumentation to an occasionally sinister harp to shopping-spree-madness-infused rock and roll, these albums absolutely run the gamut.

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New Music Roundup - July 2019

From the sands of eastern Asia to the streets of New York, these new releases take us all over the map. The variety ensures that there is something for everyone with complex piano and guitar soundscapes, dirty blues riffs, ethnic drums, energetic funk, and killer breakbeat montages.

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Let's Talk About The Library Music Film

For over a century, musicians around the world have been working on the crafting music that is specifically designed to accompany specific moods, atmospheres, or vibes. In need of the perfect funk instrumental for your 70s cop tv show? Looking for a bombastic introduction for your weekly football broadcast? Library music has been there for all of these situations and more.

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