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The answer of course is more for less and this is what our new expanded “You Pick ‘Em Plan” will do for music end users.  Previously the lowest tier was 10 tracks for $99. Now it’s 5. Pick any 5 tracks from anywhere on the site for $65. What’s so great about this? Some libraries charge $65 for just one track with a limited list of rights.  With the “You Pick ‘Em Plan” you get 5…

CSS Music CSS Music Libraries Essential Royalty Free Music Search Trends Uncategorized

This is a debate that has raged for years.  But honestly, have you listened to music that almost sounds plastic?  Or what about a stereo width that is virtually duophonic, with highs that are higher than high. All this begs the question, “what is production music designed for. Listening or for artful synchronization with a picture?  Sure you want your music to sound good but what happens when it is artificially enhanced? Do you or can…

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In theory multi-track production music should be a real boon to the producer.  But on average is this true? Perhaps depending on the production and the skill set of the sound designer / editor / mixer.  It’s funny how this often works.  Someone spends sometimes an hour or more working with multiple tracks and because of “pride of authorship” can’t see the forest for the trees.  Not only are the results somewhat marginal but the…

CSS Music Essential Genres Search Trends Uncategorized

Yes, there are some libraries that essentially do a data dump but some degree of handpicking or curation is a best practice. But the process at CSS Music starts much earlier.  First, we listen to you.  And by you I mean all the various you’s there are that comprise the market place.  We listen to educators, corporate producers, videographers and film and TV producers, editors and directors.  We set the assignment and then we select a…

CSS Music CSS Music Libraries DAWN Music Genres Search Trends Uncategorized

Many CSS Music clients have asked, “when will we get the new 2018 releases?”  Well the wait is over and new music is ready to download now in all the glorious formats available on www.cssmusic.com (mp3 320, Apple Lossless 44.1khz, .aif 44.1khz, .wav 44.1khz and .wav 48khz).  Of course you can download single track downloads and earn a DAWN Dollar Discount the more you buy.  But don’t forget about the new “You Pick ‘Em Plan”…

CSS Music Libraries DAWN Music Film Scores Genres Royalty Free Music TV Shows Uncategorized

The word “Epic” gets thrown around all the time.  So much so,  the true meaning of the word is lost.  Some libraries use the word so much you begin to wonder what something that isn’t “Epic” might sound like. Fortunately, we pretty much know EPIC when we hear it. It means huge, grandiose, bigger than life, etc., etc.  So it should become pretty obvious that a light corporate, light industrial or light activity tune is…

CSS Music Libraries Film Scores Genres Trends Uncategorized

Underscoring Your Opening Scene Like Breaking Bad or Saul That opening long shot, taking SO much time to establish. That sense of unease as the camera remains stationary then very slowly pans in as music that doesn’t necessarily make any sense, plays through a radio speaker. Weird, unsettling, bizarre…and you’re totally hooked. Breaking Badand Better Call Saulcreator Vince Gilligan turned the television drama on it’s head with not only unique story lines, but with  a…

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