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Placements & Licenses

DRIVE TIME

Rockers Crud contribute "Devil At The Wheel"  for the trailer of the just released film Supercross.

UNBREAKABLE SHARP

OpTic NoISe welcomes songwriter Bobby Sharp to its publishing representation roster. Sharp penned the timeless "Unchain My Heart", recorded by Ray Charles and Joe Cocker, as well as "Blues For Mister Charlie" (recorded by Sammy Davis, Jr) and a multitude of other beautiful classics.

COME TOGETHER

Matt Brown's retro-esque "Let It Ride" was used in the TV series Reunion.

WAKE UP

W/B's Everwood used garage rockers The Figg's "I Was Dreaming" to rock out a scene.

DO WE REALLY WANT TO SAY?

Playboy Channel's series Foursome featured ON's gritty Crud, including tracks "Reality", "Devil At The Wheel", "All Used Up" and "La Dee Da".

KICK IT OUT

"I Brought Kicks" by The Figgs was also used in Foursome, as was Karmacoda's downtempo remix of "Firefly".

RIP

We will be speaking at the National Association of Record Industry Professionals panel "Money For Your Music" at Dolby Laboratories in San Francisco on Feb. 9th. You can find out more about the program at www.narip.com. We'll be joining music supervisor P.J. Bloom (who has excellent taste in music) and the superbly talented and knowledgeable music and technology attorney Anthony Berman. See you there.

MISSION POSSIBLE

Thomas Dolby and JJ Abrams teamed up to compose a danceable, funky piece for JJ's own Mission Impossible 3.

HIGHLY EFFECTIVE

The Effects lend their efforts to the W/B's Everwood, with their track high energy rocker "She's Blinded".

DEEP THOUGHTS

Mobb Deep's "Got It Twisted" is featured in 50 Cent's UK Concert online release.

...AND COUNTING

Moco's rocking, stylized track "Moco Loco" is heard in the season finale of the hit CBS show Numb3rs.

FINANCIAL ANALYSIS

Placements by OpTic NoISe's Eleventeen and Glen Phillips were wryly mentioned in The Wall Street Journal's online article about DVD TV releases. Perhaps we have a future in the stock market. Or not.

LOOPED IN

The Go Sheilas' pop/punky Simple Plan is heard on this season's The Loop

GIMME GIMME

Discovery Channel uses Me First and the Gimme Gimme's punked up version of I'll Be There in its promo series.

LATE AT NIGHT

Late Night With Jay Leno uses Thomas Dolby's very scientific classic She Blinded Me With Science.

LET'S GO FOR A DRIVE

Sex and Reverb drives another one home with Another Ending Has Begun for the Fox series Drive.

MORE NOTES

Ken Michael's La La and Swedish rockers Brainpool's Junk gets an airing on ABC's Notes From the Underbelly.

AND MORE NOTATIONS...

Notes From the Underbelly uses I'm The Man by SF's The Fingers.

Tree Action

Men In Trees uses power pop Derby's All Or Nothing and If Ever There's A Reason, along with Sweden's Brainpool (Cottage Cheese) and New Orleans' Morning 40 Federation's White Powder, all in a single episode.

Another Late Night

Thomas Dolby's She Blinded Me With Science stays up late for Conan O'Brien.

And Counting

CBS's Numbers uses Sex and Reverb's Radiation and Sad Susie from Portland's The Bella Fayes.

HARD CORE

Derby's All Or Nothing gets an airing on the ABC series Eli Stone.

More Tree Action

Sex and Reverb lends its pop acoustic track Coroner to Men In Trees.

Down On The Bayou

New Orleans artist Alex McMurray gets heard on Fox's K-Ville with his swampy/bluesy Day After Mardi Gras Day.

B.C. After A.D.

Even cavemen are advanced enough for Upside Down's Blackeye Liner, for the commercial turned TV show Cavemen.

Truly Hyper

E! Entertainment's True Hollywood Story makes use of Thomas Dolby's 80's hit Hyperactive.

DRIVE TIME

The Elevator Drops' Jules is used in TOYOTA's Sequoia online commercial video with a free download of the track.

LAB WORK

She Blinded Me With Science is used in the film trailer for the animated IGOR feature, starring John Cleese, Eddie Izzard and John Cusack among a host of others.

NIGHT AND DAY

Sex and Reverb's rolling pop Lord What Have I Done is used in the made-for-TV movie classic remake of KNIGHT RIDER.

GROWING ON TREES

MEN IN TREES continues its run with OpTic NoISe, using Carrie Akre's bluesy Grey, The Bella Faye's jangly Far From The Discos, Derby's Streetlight and Sunk A Few, Wanted from Ken Michaels, more Sex and Reverbwith In A Wider Sense Lost and Lael Alderman's acoustic Somedays You Have To Wonder.

ALPHA SONG

KYLE XY uses The Bella Fayes's Far From The Discos.

TAKING FLIGHT

New Orleans artist R Scully gets Little Miss used for the Kate Beckinsale/Forest Whitaker film WINGED CREATURES, along with I Know by Cabinessence and the Sex Pistols-like rocker Resistance from The Elevator Drops.

LEGAL RECOGNITION

The Spies's Sly Girl and This Episode's Move On is used in ABC's ELI STONE, along with Valedictorian by Matt The Electrician and Portland band Protest Hill's Sometimes.

FILE MAKER

The Figg's garage pop No One Here But You and When I Marry You by Ben Arnold gets play in ABC's NOTES FROM THE UNDERBELLY.

FLY LIKE AN EAGLE

Magic Bullets plays AMERICAN EAGLE'S NAMU FEST in Pittsburgh courtesy of HUM and OpTic NoISe. They play with Bob Dylan, The Racounteurs, The Black Keys and Gnarls Barkley, among others. Thanks HUM!

UP ALL NIGHT

Dolby's She Blinded Me With Science makes another appearance on LATE NIGHT WITH JAY LENO.

THE REAL THING

Derby lands a national COKE commercial with This Conversation for the company's "Reach" campaign.

PREACHING TO THE CHOIR

Furvis's Preachy gets heard on the ever-popular ARMY WIVES.

JUST PRETTY

PRETTY UGLY PEOPLE wins Jury Prize at the Long Island Film Festival, Audience Award at Crossroads, and is named Top 5 Films To See at the Detroit/Windsor Festival. We music supervised the film.

X MARKS THE SPOT

The pilot of CBS'S THE EX LIST uses a lot 'o stuff including Dave Calandra's Missing You, Derby's All Or Nothing, Actionslacks' Joan of Arc, Portland band Blue Skies For Black Hearts, Far From The Discos by The Bella Fayes, and two Local Division tracks.

ANOTHER ROLLING STONE

Aussie singer songwriter Dave Calandra lands his track Another Love in an episode of ELI STONE on ABC.

NOBODY HATES THOMAS

Dolby's She Blinded Me With Science gets play on EVERYBODY HATES CHRIS.

AGAIN, NOBODY HATES THOMAS

She Blinded Me With Science gets more airtime on THE BIG BANG THEORY.

MILITARY STRATEGY

I Feel Like A Fading Light by Kim Taylor gets used for ARMY WIVES.

LICENSING HURTS

I Still Wish You Were Around by Blue Skies For Black Hearts and Music For Animals's If Looks Could Kill are used in the upcoming film LOVE HURTS.

MORE ON THE LIST

Sex & Reverb gets heard on THE EX LIST with the track She Laughs When She Talks.

TASTY

Sing along to She Blinded Me With Science with M&M's online promotion

TOUCHDOWN

Ehren Ebbage's sweet flowing Land On You gets used in ELI STONE.

HISTORICAL EVIDENCE

UK techno artist The Future is further archived into the SHE SPIES series DVD.

ARTISTIC LICENSE

Optic Noise is music supervising NEW BROW: THE RISE OF UNDERGROUND ART, about, um, underground art.

JUST CAN'T GET ENOUGH

CBS's THE BIG BANG THEORY uses She Blinded Me With Science yet again.

IT'S A DATE

Our new client Martha Davis is used in the Sony Pictures release, CHLOE & KEITH'S WEDDING for her band The Motels's hit Only The Lonely.

FIRST IN CLASS

Lifetime Network's ARMY WIVES uses Austin based Matt The Electrician's Valedictorian.

ANOTHER HIT

VH1 features Thomas Dolby's She Blinded Me With Science in its Greatest One Hit Wonders release.

HIGH ON A HILL

ABC'S CASTLE uses the lovely acoustic Red Balloon.

ANOTHER BANG

Yet again, She Blinded Me With Science is heard on the CBS nerdy hit BIG BANG THEORY.

STONED AGAIN

ABC's ELI STONE uses Kim Taylor's Let Me Down, Micah Wolf's Muse and Portland popsters The Dimes in a single episode.

CLEANLINESS

Pop rockers Derby offer up All or Nothing for the series DIRTY SEXY MONEY, along with fellow Portlanders The Bella Fayes's Far From The Discos.

AMAZING KINDLE!

The bouncy, cute and super-talented Annie Little stars in and composed the song Fly Me Away for Kindlicious, AMAZON'S new commercial for Kindle.

RADIO ON

ALTEC LANSING features cow punk Wilson Gil's Salty Water and Bay Area hip hop team MGS's My Life for its online break dancing promo.