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  • Orange Is The New Black
  • A.C.O.D.
  • Lovelace
  • The Newsroom
  • 30 Rock
  • American Idol
  • Bad Teacher
  • Burn Notice
  • Californication
  • Covert Affairs
  • CSI: Miami
  • Cyrus
  • Dinner For Schmucks
  • Girls
  • How To Make It In America
  • Life Unexpected
  • Puss In Boots
  • Silver Linings Playbook
  • Girls In The Band
  • This American Life
  • Treme
  • True Blood

Classic jazz licensed to Fargo!

"Moanin'" written by Bobby Timmons and recorded by the trailblazing 50s/60s jazz group Lambert, Hendricks & Ross appeared on Season 3 Episode 1 of FX's Fargo!

Super Bowl 2017 Michelin Commercial

Super Bowl 2017 Michelin Commercial featuring "Stay Alive" performed by Jose Gonzales and co-written by our own Theodore Shapiro!

This Is Us Valentine's Day Episode

Jim James found inspiration in The Supreme Jubilee's "It'll All Over" and sampled it when writing "The World's Smiling Now." Listen/buy

SONOS: You're Better Than This

"I Wish" joins a mix of fun, funky, and fresh songs in these new Sonos commercials! Check out the :15 second version, too!

Full version

15 second version

ABC's hit show Fresh Off the Boat is digging our 90s catalog!

"Ain't No Future in Yo Frontin'" by MC Breed samples Zapp's "More Bounce to the Ounce" - Season 1 Episode 1

"Knockin' Da Boots" by H-Town samples Zapp's "Be Alright" - Season 1 Episode 5

"I Wish" by Skee-Lo - Season 3 Episode 2

Miles Ahead

Modern Works licensed Miles Davis' legendary songs "Miles Ahead" "Frelon Brun" and "Seven Steps to Heaven" to Don Cheadle's Miles Ahead.

"Buck" by SISTERS in Toyota Ad

"Buck" by SISTERS creates the perfect sonic landscape for this ad about cutting edge automotive technology.
Check it out


Luna Aura's "Wicked" and N'Dambi's "L.I.E." can both be heard in Season 3, Episode 3 of POWER on Starz!

Are You The One?

Paperwhite's "Unstoppable" on MTV's "Are You the One?"

"93 'Til Infinity" on Hulu's Causal.

In Season 2, Episode 10 Val raps along expertly to a verse of the 90s hit at a class reunion.

Hard Lovin Woman

"Hard Lovin' Woman" was licensed to the documentary of the same name about actor and musician, Juliette Lewis. Premiering at the Tribeca Film Festival 2016!
Check out the trailer

For the Weak

"For the Weak" co-written by our client Kenny Childers, performed by Lily & Madeleine is featured on Nashville, Season 4, Episode 13

Listen on YouTube

"Meadows" by Wild Child

"Meadows" by Wild Child is featured on Jane the Virgin Season 2, Episode 6.

The Humpty Dance

On Episode 10 of Season 5, Winston takes Schimdt and Cece to his dance class and they get down to "The Humpty Dance"!

"Bad Girl" by Wild Child

"Bad Girl" by Wild Child is featured on Vampire Diaries Season 7, Episode 11.

Mr. Gnome will get you running

Betty Davis' "They Say I'm Different"

The show Being Mary Jane on BET uses this Betty Davis song in episode 301. For a show about being a strong woman, Betty Davis is always a solid choice!

Viktor Krauss co-writes song for Nashville

When Gunnar and Caleb were writing the song "Count On Me" in the show Nashville, that might have been what it was actually like when our client Viktor Krauss originally co-wrote the song.

Apple uses Walter Martin's song Costa Rica to add whimsy to a video of a ladybug!

To showcase the video camera on the iPhone 6, Apple put together a gallery of simple films with great music. Here, the song Costa Rica makes a video of a ladybug totally worth watching.

"Nightwatch" theme song by Highway Child

The Highway Child song "Shades of Blue" is being used as the theme song for the show Nightwatch.

Check it out on A&E Thursdays at 10, 9 Central.

Walter Martin's "Young Together" spot for Android

Walter Martin's "Young Together" underpins this new Android spot celebrating togetherness.

It's pretty cute!

Check it out on YouTube!

Back to the Madison and Away We Go

Jude Law reminds us why it should always be "Madison Time" in Jake Scott's new Johnnie Walker Blue commercial, "The Gentleman's Wager." Who can blame Giancarlo Giannini for losing? We couldn't have sat still to Ray Bryant's classic hit either.

Watch the commercial below and see for yourself!

Sun Club's Summer Feet in the New Chevy Trax Spot!

The 'Secret’s Out' indeed! I dare you not smile at Chevrolet’s new spot for the 2014 Trax featuring an instrumental version of Sun Club's Summer Feet.

Check it out on YouTube!

"This Love is Here to Stay" and "It Always Comes Back Around" Add Depth to "House of Lies" Soundtrack

"This Love is Here to Stay" by Thomas Dybdahl (co-written by Larry Klein) and "It Always Comes Back Around" by Michael Kiwanuka (co-written by Gus Seyffert and Josh Adams) were featured on the "House of Lies" soundtrack released this Spring. The two soulful acoustic tracks pack an emotional punch, while still keeping with the crazy-sexy-cool aesthetic of the show. 

Betty Davis Brings Funk to "Orange Is the New Black" Soundtrack

Netflix's critically acclaimed series, "Orange Is the New Black" recently released the soundtrack to the first season! The album features a range of talent as eclectic and full of life as the show's cast of characters, including Queen of Funk, Betty Davis. With it's throbbing baseline and Davis's raw vocals, "Walking Up the Road" perfectly captures the show's rebellious spirit and attitude.

Read more and see the complete track listing here:

Skee-Lo Helps Kevin Hart Get Big Laughs

Actor and comedian Kevin Hart stands in solidarity with Skee-Lo's basketball struggles in his parody of "I Wish," released this past holiday season. A cross promotional effort for Hart's film "Ride Along" and the NBA, the music video, aptly titled "NBA Wish," features cameos from stars like Carmelo Anthony, Andre Iguodala, and Kobe Bryant, as well as "Ride Along" co-star, Ice Cube.

Click Below to Watch!

Donnie & Joe Emerson Help Set the Mood For "The Red Road"

Donnie & Joe Emerson’s brooding hit “My Heart” provides the perfect backdrop for Sundance Channel’s intense new drama “The Red Road.”

Featured on Episode 3, “The Woman Who Fell From the Sky.”
Aired on 3/13/14 and available to watch online until 5/24

Pieta Brown makes HBO's 'The Newsroom'

August 19, 2013 (Los Angeles): Pieta Brown's song Fortune Teller (co-written with Joey Burns and performed the band Calexico) was included in this weeks airing of the HBO award winning show 'The Newsroom'. For updates on the show and this weeks episode, follow the full story:

"Misty" featured in 'Silver Linings Playbook'

Oscar Nominated Film 'Silver Linings Playbook' is an American romantic comedy-drama directed by David O. Russell, from a screenplay by Russell, adapted from the novel The Silver Linings Playbook byMatthew Quick. The film stars Bradley Cooper and Jennifer Lawrence, and includes the timeless classic song "Misty" by Erroll Garner. Spoiler alert:
It's in the climactic scene of the movie. You have been warned.

Skee-Lo's "I Wish" hits top spot in Toyota ad for Super Bowl XLVII

(February 3rd, 2013) Skee-Lo's career-defining 1995 hit was one of the many songs licensed during Super Bowl XLVII's ads. With 11.9 million views and counting, this Toyota advert has quickly become one of the most-viewed Super Bowl ad this year. In the comedic car commercial, Kaley Cuoco plays the 'RAV4 Genie' who grants spectacular wishes to an ordinary family. Super Bowl XLVII was played at 6:30pm EST on the CBS network.