Megatrax Officially Toasts 20 Years at NAB

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Independent Production Music Leaders Celebrate with Clients in Las Vegas

Megatrax Production Music, the leading independent production music source for film, broadcast, advertising and multimedia, made a splash at the National Association of Broadcasters Show last week in Las Vegas, toasting their 20th Anniversary with champagne and comments from toastmasters and founders Ron Mendelsohn and JC Dwyer. The company also unveiled their new “sizzle reel” and the winners of their client video contest at Monday’s special in-booth party.

Emcee for the Anniversary toast, VP of Sales Phil Macko, says: “It was a remarkable success, made possible by the support of our clients and valued partners. The highlight of the day for me was sharing the stage with one of our video contest winners - Myron Gigger from Radio One Atlanta – as it reminded me of the amazing creative talents within our client base. Here’s to another 20 years!”

The Megatrax Sizzle Reel, which highlights many of the company’s notable music placements from recent years, is now available on their YouTube channel at http://www.YouTube.com/MegatraxMusic.

Also available on the YouTube channel are the two winning entries to the company’s Anniversary video contest in which clients submitted creative videos using Megatrax tunes. The two winners, Gigger and Tim Burt, both shone a humorous light on using Megatrax’s music in radio promos and production.

For more video and photos from Megatrax’s time at NAB 2011, please visit http://www.MegatraxBlog.com. Additional NAB videos will also be available on the company’s YouTube channel throughout this week.

Founded in 1991, Megatrax is independently owned and has been serving the media and entertainment industries for 20 years with the finest in production music libraries from the brightest talent in the music industry. Originally established by composers JC Dwyer and Ron Mendelsohn in a studio adjacent to ABC Network, Megatrax is currently based in North Hollywood and maintains a 14,000 square foot facility housing multiple recording studios, edit rooms and offices.

Its staff has grown to include 38 full- and part-time employees and a growing network of award-winning artists, composers, and producers. The company has expanded beyond its original flagship Megatrax library to a total of nine premium music catalogs including Amusicom, Beat Bites, Intervox, LA Riot, Sensacion, The Scene, and Tonal Injection, plus their indie artist Marquee Music label.

In addition to their music catalogs, the company now offers a host of additional services including custom scoring and broadcast news/ID packages through their Aircast division. Megatrax has always striven to be a leader in technological advancement, most recently leading the charge with their unequalled music search and hard drive music delivery systems.

Among the notables who have contributed to Megatrax’s body of music in the last 20 years are:

  • Acclaimed Film/TV composer Chris Hajian
  • Emmy-nominated Film/TV composer Donn Wilkerson
  • Emmy-nominated Film/TV composer Craig Stuart Garfinkle
  • Emmy Award-winning Film/TV composer Danny Pelfrey
  • Grammy Award-winning composer and arranger Jorge Calandrelli
  • Trailer Music veteran producer Robert Etoll
  • Veteran urban/hip-hop producer Christian Salyer
  • Acclaimed Chronic Music producers Eric Cunningham and Chris Lang

For more information, please visit http://www.megatrax.com, http://www.aircastmusic.com, http://www.megatraxblog.com or http://www.aircastmusicblog.com.

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