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Megatrax Announces New Products And Releases

To be showcased at the NAB Radio Show 2004 (September 30, 2004)

Megatrax Production Music, Hollywood's premier supplier of original, high-quality production music for film, broadcast, advertising and multimedia, has announced a number of new company products and releases which will be showcased during the upcoming National Association of Broadcasters Radio Show (NAB) 2004 in San Diego, Oct. 6-8. NOTE: Megatrax will be located at BOOTH # 1708 at the NAB Show. Megatrax co-founders JC Dwyer and Ron Mendelsohn made the announcement.

Ben Trust, General Manager of Megatrax, said, ?Were very excited about our growth and expansion into new areas of music, including our custom ID and jingle packages for our clients, and our completely new library genres and imaging packages. Sensacion, our new Latin library, offers a sensational, new production tool for anyone who wants to add a true Latin flavor to their project. This new 6-disc Latin collection with hundreds of cuts is like none other, and is a ?must-have for anyone doing production who wants to add some real sizzle.


He continued, ?Weve also added new Sports and News Talk ID packages that have been tailor-made for clients. We have the ability to do this for anyone else who wishes to develop a new sound, whether its progressive, edgy or new, we can create it.

?Megatrax remains committed to constantly providing fresh quality sound, music and imaging tools for our broad array of clients, everywhere in the world, he concluded.


** NEW TITLES FROM THE ?MEGATRAX LIBRARY:

** ?Indie Rock (MX157) is 13 musical slabs of adrenaline-fueled frenzy in garage, punk and indie rock styles. Featuring the pre-release track ?Happy Halloween, (currently available only on the website or by calling a Megatrax rep,) this title was produced by British rocker PINCH, and features members of The Damned and The Adolescents. Release date is mid-October.

Credits:
Produced by Pinch
Executive Producers: J.C. Dwyer and Ron Mendelsohn
Recorded and mixed by Richard Mouser at The Mouse House, Altadena (CA)
Mastered by Robert Vosgien at Capitol Mastering, Hollywood
Cover design by Pinch
Musicians:
Pinch: drums, vocals on #64; Steve Soto: guitar; Warren Renfrew: bass; Sean Wheeler: vocals on #5 & #64; Richard Mouser: vocals on #41.


** ?Hip-Hop Chopshop, Volume 2 (MX156), produced by Howie Tee, includes phat hip-hop/urban styles from up-tempo dance trax to down-tempo jams.


** SENSACION:
Megatrax has released a six-CD collection entitled ?SENSACION, which was composed, arranged and produced by Jorge Calandrelli and by Byron Brizuela. The new collection includes Latin hip-hop and Latin pop/dance tracks; salsas, merengues, mambos, and other tropical styles; banda, mariachi, cumbia and other regional Mexican styles; bossas and sambas from Brazil; tangos and dances from Argentina; plus romantic Latin ballads featuring acoustic guitars and string orchestra. ?SENSACION was recorded and mixed by Eddie King and Derek Jones at Megatrax Studios, mastered at Capitol Mastering and Dave Collins Mastering, and is published by Musica Sensacional (ASCAP.)

The six-CD launch of SENSACION includes the following releases:

LATIN CLUB (SN1)
Sexy, explosive hot Latin dance styles

LATIN STREET (SN2)
Contemporary Latin hip-hop and street grooves

MEXICO (SN3)
Traditional regional Mexican styles including norteƱa, mariachi, banda, cumbia, Tex Mex and more

SALSA/TROPICAL (SN4)
Hot Latin tropical styles including salsa, merengue, mambo, cha cha, reggae and more

BRAZIL/ARGENTINA (SN5)
Authentic musical styles from Brazil and Argentina including bossa, samba, batucada, chorinho, tango, carnivalito and more

ROMANTIC BALLADS (SN6)
Contemporary and traditional romantic Latin ballads featuring acoustic guitars, winds and string orchestra


** NEWSTALK IDS:
KNEW/San Francisco, and KSTE/Sacramento News Talk IDs, cutting-edge/progressive News Talk. Megatrax created and produced ten (10) custom cuts that include Top of the Hour, News, Morning Show and Afternoon Shows, and Promo beds, as well as Traffic and Weather.


** SPORTS CUTS:
?The Ticket, San Antonio Sports IDs. Megatrax created and produced ten (10) adrenalin-packed custom cuts. Beds customized to fit all sports events and news, baseball, football, basketball, hockey, and auto racing.


** AMUSICOM:
Megatraxs ?Amusicom library features tracks from some of the most accomplished composers, musicians, and producers working in Hollywood today. These cuts provide fine emotional ?brush strokes to any production. Among the projects and clients to have incorporated ?Amusicom tracks are ?Six Feet Under, ?Judging Amy, ?The Drew Carey Show, ?Survivor, and shows on MTV, and E! Entertainment Television.


** INTERVOX:
Megatraxs ?Intervox library is a top European library from Germany specially designed for film, TV, radio and new media productions. With over 40,000 tracks in both nostalgic and contemporary styles, ?Intervox offers a broad range of genres on over 80 CDs.


ABOUT MEGATRAX MUSIC:
Since its founding in l991, Megatrax Production Music has provided original music for tens of thousands of on-air promos, theatrical trailers, commercials, and multimedia productions. Among the company's impressive client roster are ABC, CBS, WB Network, FOX Network, UPN, MGM, Walt Disney Pictures, Universal Feature Trailers, Warner Bros. Television, HBO, Playboy, Dick Clark Productions, MSNBC, Hallmark Entertainment, and hundreds of others.

The Megatrax library has been used extensively for years by NBC Productions for source cues and background music within numerous comedies, dramas and MOWs, as well as for the NBC Network itself. Megatrax has also recently provided music to a number of hit television shows, including ?American Idol 2, ?The Shield, ?ER, ?Friends, ?Oz, ?Malcolm in the Middle, and ?The Sopranos, to hit DVD titles including ?Bourne Identity and ?Red Dragon, and to such feature films as ?Jackass: The Movie, ?Adaptation, and ?Monsters, Inc., to name some.

The Megatrax library offers over 156 CDs of original music designed for film, broadcast, advertising, and multimedia projects. The company also provides custom scoring services, and maintains state-of-the-art, digital recording studios, capable of hosting a wide variety of live ensembles.

Please visit www.megatrax.com for more information.

 


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