Production Music Conference 2014 – An Industry First

  The first-ever production music conference is scheduled to take place September 12, 2014 in Los Angeles.  Hosted by the Production Music Association (PMA), this landmark full-day event will bring together players from every aspect of the production music industry … Continued

Copyrighting an Arrangement of a Public Domain Song

Part 10 in Cary Ginell’s “Ransacking the Public Domain” series In searching for new material to record, many composers look to a public domain song for inspiration. The usual process is to take a traditional song, such as “Yankee Doodle,” and … Continued

Join us at the First-Ever Production Music Conference in September!

  Megatrax has been a proud member of and supporter of the Production Music Association since its inception, and we’re so excited about the upcoming Conference in Culver City, CA, this September! Here’s some text from the Conference page on … Continued

Vanilla Ice Reflects on Landmark Sampling Lawsuit

  National Geographic will be airing a three-day series called “The ’90s: The Last Great Decade?” starting July 6, and to build buzz they’ve been releasing outtakes from some of the interviews they did with 90s celebrities. In the outtakes from … Continued

Featured Video: Grammy-nominated composer speaks up against union blockage of Game recordings

  Composer Austin Wintory has made a compelling video we thought was worth sharing. Please view the video, and read Austin’s accompanyting text below. “Why am I even in the union?” and “What was wrong with the game contract?” — FREQUENTLY … Continued

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