Ryan's Top Resources
With more than 15 years of experience within the music industry,
Ryan Fitch is Marmoset’s Artist and Repertoire Team Manager and New Music Scout. A longtime music supervisor and producer for the New York-based creative agency, Saatchi & Saatchi, Ryan has orchestrated brand licensing deals, working closely with thousands of different artists, labels and publishers. After Saatchi & Saatchi, Ryan moved to BMG Chrysalis where he assisted in leading the TV and Film Team, representing a prestigious catalog of more than one million songs. Ryan joined the Marmoset team in 2016 where he wears many hats within the company. His role entails leading the A&R team’s reinvigorating efforts to curate the most diverse, highest performing and rarest music licensing catalog in one place.
As an expert in this field, we asked Ryan to share his favorite and go-to resources on music licensing with us. Check them out the links below and make sure to bookmark your favorites!
Music Industry News Aggregator
Platform & Stream - A daily newsletter for everything important in music streaming.
Clio Muse Blog - Regular features on music use in advertising. Their monthly most Shazamed music in commercials is in particular a good one to keep an eye on for new emerging music trends in advertising.
Music Recording Resources
- WarrenHuart YouTube Channel for Music Production
- AirUsersBlog YouTube Channel for Music Production
- SMG YouTube Channel for Music
- Adam Neely YouTube Channel for Music Theory
Sync Music Blogs
Goldo Sync Report - Interviews & Features about Film & TV Composers, Music Supervisors and Industry Innovators.
Spotify Commercial Trends Playlists - Monthly playlists updated with song reference requests coming from Marmoset ad clients
Key Music Industry & Sync Events List 2018
Sync Perspective - How Selling Out Saved Indie Rock
Current Music Industry Perspective
"Instead of selling albums, the music industry today sells fandom."
PRO (Performance Rights Organizations) & Song Copyright Resources
Marmoset Journal - A Marmoset article outlining why PROs and Song Copyright is important and resources for how to utilize them.
Berklee Music Careers Guide
Berklee Music Careers Guide - Salary ranges for US Music Positions in: Performance, Writing, Business, Audio Technology, Education, Music Therapy, Emerging Career Paths.