[TOP of 2023] Music Sync Licensing Ins and Outs | with Ben Morris - Progressions: Success in the Music Industry


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20th Dec 2023

[TOP of 2023] Music Sync Licensing Ins and Outs | with Ben Morris


Today's guest is music sync licensing veteran Ben Morris. Ben is co-owner of the Hauler Music Group and a past employee of EMI and Domino Records. We chat about the art and business of sync, building your brand on your own values, the dos and don'ts of sync licensing, how best to pitch your music, and why artists should be open to doing custom music for brands and agencies.

πŸ—’ In this episode we'll dig in on... πŸ—’

  • Starting his career at Capitol Studios
  • Being a passionate music fan
  • The creative side of sync licensing
  • How sync can change the trajectory of an artist's career
  • What happens when master and publishing reps disagree
  • A typical Sync Representation agreement
  • Getting to pitch music he loves
  • Keeping industry connections alive
  • What genres are more "sync-able"

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Guest: Ben Morris

Host: Travis Ference

Editor: Stephen Boyd

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Progressions: Success in the Music Industry
Host Travis Ference chats with music producers, engineers, mixers, artists, musicians, and songwriters about the tips, tricks, mindsets, and ideas that helped them define their careers.
Conversations exploring creativity, productivity, and career growth in the music industry. Join in each week as Travis sits down with some of the industry’s best and brightest to discuss the mindsets and strategies that they use in their careers every day.
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Travis Ference

Travis Ference is a Grammy nominated mixer, producer, and recording engineer based out of Los Angeles, CA. With over a decade of experience in the music business he has worked on multiple #1 albums, several top 10's, numerous RIAA platinum and gold certified records, as well as hit TV shows and blockbuster films. His work can be heard on more than 15 million albums sold and billions streams worldwide.

The inspiration for his podcast came from his journey over the last 5 years to redefine what success is for him, to take control of his time, and to ultimately live the life he wants while making the records he loves.