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If you are New to pitching songs to Songrunner, PLEASE READ THE FOLLOWING:
  1. PREFERRED SONG PITCH METHOD:  low resolution MP3’s via email to mason@songrunner.com (1 or 2 songs maximum per email, no zip files, UNDER 10mb PER EMAIL please)
  2. LINKS and PLAYLISTS OKAY (ie your weblist playists, your Box account, etc.) - Playlists/Folders should be specific to a Project & Spot (and be listed as such) and allow for downloads and streaming (* please provide links that don't expire (or stay active for at least 1-3 months)...
  3. CONTACT:  NO phone calls please – post questions via email.
  4. RESPONSES:  due to the large quantity of material being reviewed, you WILL NOT be contacted unless we are considering your pitch for a project.
  5. TARGET YOUR PITCHES:  please stay targeted to the “needs” or styles listed per project (NO GENERAL, or NON-PROJECT PITCHES!).
  6. LICENSING / INFO:  please include info with your pitch regarding what % of rights you license (master & synch), any relevant bio/info on artist and songs, etc.


 
STAY TUNED FOR MORE PROJECT LISTINGS - COMING SOON !!
CHECK BACK OFTEN ON THE LISTED PROJECTS, AS NEEDS GET UPDATED PERIODICALLY !! 
    
 


  


 UPDATED PROJECT – 1,12,18
 
"YOU ME HER" (Season 3)  -  Television Series 
Cast:  Greg Poehler (Welcome To Sweden), Rachel Blanchard (Snakes On A Plane, Fargo, Peep Show), Priscilla Faia (Rookie Blue), Melanie Papalia (The Newsroom, Suits)
Network:  DirecTV/AT&T's Audience Network
Production Company:  eOne Television 
Music Supervisor:  Mason Cooper
Status:  Post Production  
 
SYNOPSIS:  Centering around a suburban Portland, Oregon married couple, YOU ME HER pays homage to classic romantic comedy even while contorting it into “polyromantic comedy”: Season 1 began as an impulsive  “date” between the suburban husband Jack and neophyte escort Izzy that spun into a whirlwind scenario that included Jack’s wife Emma. Season Two saw the “throuple” come out and try to merge their lifestyle into a normal life pattern, but running through a gauntlet of emotions and societal opinions, they found themselves at differing crosswalk of life, with one of them moving on to new opportunities and a new city. In Season Three we discover Jack, Emma and Izzy all conflicted – emotionally, about each other, about their own lives – and discover that love just might help them conquer their own choices and options – maybe… 


MUSIC NEEDS: INDIE and EMERGING ARTISTS and Songs - open to Males, Females, Bands  
**Special Note:   For a general sense of song/artist style – please reference the Spotify Playlists titled: YOU ME HER OFFICIAL SEASON 2 PLAYLIST  (and also YOU ME HER OFFICIAL SEASON 1 PLAYLIST)
 
UPDATED MUSIC NEEDS (1,12,18):   
·       YMH3 - STYLE 7:  Classy/Classic (but modern) R&B (chill/romantic/vibey moods) – ala SZA, Jhene Aiko, LeToya Luckett, Anita Baker (think modern day version of "Sweet Love"
·       YMH3 - STYLE 8:  College Pub (vibey/cool/alt.rock) - ala Portugal. The Man, The Neighbourhood, Atlas Genius, Minus The Bear, July Talk, The Wombats
·       YMH3 - STYLE 9:  Female Rock/Alt (not too hard, mid vibes) - ala Halestorm, Flyleaf, Greta Ray, Alex Lahey, Bloodboy

 
GENERAL MUSIC:   
·       YMH3 - STYLE 1:  Coffee Shop / Singer-Songwriter (full productions to guitar/vocals, all tempos) – ala Conor Oberst/Bright Eyes, Ryan Adams, Amos Lee, Courtney Barnett, Civil Wars, Rose Windows, Hollow Coves
·       YMH3 - STYLE 2:  General Indie/Alt (rock, folk) - ala The Cave Singers, Iron & Wine, Matt Nathanson, The Decembrists, Fleet Foxes, The Rural Alberta Advantage
·       YMH3 - STYLE 3:  Bluesy/Sexy (range from subtly ‘sultry’ to ‘playful’) - ala Banks, Fiona Apple, Amy Winehouse, Madeleine Peyroux, Kara Hesse
·       YMH3 - STYLE 4:  Hypnotic/Ennui (vibey and moody) – ala Feist, Cat Power, Andrew Bird, Kate Havnevik, Lady Lamb, Elenowen, Hannah Georgas
·       YMH3 - STYLE 5:  Sexy/electro/rock (from subtly ‘sultry’ to ‘playful’ to sexy/rock) - ala Phantogram, Banks, Lykke Li, Oh Land, Friendly Foes
·       YMH3 – STYLE 6:  Fun Punk - ala temps such as: Mannequin Pussy "Emotional High", Japandroids "Young Hearts Spark Fire", The Pixies "Hey", The Disturbed "I Don't Believe"

 

PITCH NOTES:    
•      Email Subject Line:  Please say project and spot (i.e. YMH3 STYLE 1 ; YMH3 STYLE 2, etc...) in your subject line.
•      Format:  MP3's via email preferred - limit 1-2 per email (if using links to your ftp, wetransfer or streaming sources, provide links that won't expire prior to retrieval as downloads may be on a periodic, not regular, basis).
•      Licensing %:  Please state what % of sync rights and % of master rights you control/license on behalf of for your pitches. 
•      Budgets:  This is an indie micro-budget project – limited fees negotiable - Primary compensation Performance Royalties via inclusion on Cue Sheets and End Credit Listing.
 
 
 



UPDATED PROJECT – 12,31,17 - COMPLETED
 

"HIT THE ROAD" (Season 1)  -  Television Series 

Cast:  Jason Alexander (Seinfeld), Amy Pietz (Caroline In The City), Natalie Sharp, Richard Dreyfuss
Network:  DirecTV/AT&T Audience Network
Production Company:  Primary Wave Ent. 
Music Supervisor:  Mason Cooper
Status:  Post Production  

SYNOPSIS:  HIT THE ROAD is about the greatest family band you’ve never heard of - yet! This chaotically dysfunctional family of would-be rock/pop stars traverses the country in a cramped tour bus sacrificing privacy, comfort and dignity while in search of fame and fortune. Struggling to navigate their lives and relationships while juggling what’s best for the family versus what’s best for the band, they invariably end up making very unfortunate decisions. Yet nothing will stop them from claiming their rightful place in pop history. Meet the family named Swallow and its patriarch Ken Swallow (Jason Alexander).

 

MUSIC NEEDS: INDIE and EMERGING ARTISTS and New Songs (not seeking well known artists or songs)  

UPDATED NEEDS:  

•   CLOSED SPOT - HTR1 SPOT C:  Melodrama Pop  - male song - melodramatic pop ala Roy Orbison's "Cryin'" - not specifically needing orbinson sound - but the emotional essence - wishing I could touch you, hold your hand, missing you, etc...  ballad or semi-ballad...  (perhaps ala Richard Marx "Right Here Waiting For You")
 
•   CLOSED SPOT - HTR1 SPOT D:  Missing Pop  - male song - not so melodrama as above spot - perhaps ala John Waite's "MIssing You" or Paul Young "Every Time You Go Away") -  the emotional essence - wishing I could touch you, hold your hand, missing you, etc...  ballad or semi-ballad or slow/mid-tempo...  
 
 
 
PITCH NOTES:    

•      Email Subject Line:  Please say project and spot (i.e. HTR1 Spot A ; HTR1 Spot B) in your subject line.
•      Format:  MP3's via email preferred - limit 1-2 per email (if you send links to your ftp, wetransfer or streaming sources - links may expire prior to retrieval).
•      Licensing %:  Please state what % of sync rights and % of master rights you control/license on behalf of for your pitches.
•      Budgets:  This is an indie budget project – nominal upfront fees available plus compensation via Performance Royalties from inclusion on Cue Sheets.