Megatrax Music, one of the world’s leading production music companies, celebrates in 2011 its 20th anniversary of providing the highest quality music to some of the top productions in the entertainment industry. Beyond making a splash in public all year with events and appearances at conferences and trade shows to mark the milestone, the company is rejuvenating its brand with a new logo and slogan.
Says Director of Marketing Jonathan Weiner: “In celebration of our 20th Anniversary we have taken the opportunity to totally redesign the look and feel of our brand. Moreover, our new slogan represents something that we’ve earned over the past 20 years as being an integral part of the entertainment industry. Our music has appeared in literally thousands of television shows, commercials, promos and trailers, plus an ever-growing number of feature films and multimedia projects. At this landmark occasion in our history, we can truly say Megatrax is ‘The Sound of Entertainment™.’”
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. Working with 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 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.
Originally established by composers JC Dwyer and Ron Mendelsohn in a studio adjacent to ABC Network in 1991, 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 composers, producers and artists.
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 Chris Lang and Eric Cunningham