Nashville, TN, April 30, 2009 — 615 Music has written and produced a new theme song for Peachtree TV and the Atlanta Braves, 615 Music President and CEO Randy Wachtler announced today. â€œThe Braves Play Hereâ€? was written by Greg Barnhill and Randy Wachtler for 615 Music. The song was performed by recording artists Montgomery Gentry on the Columbia label, with Blake Chancey and Randy Wachtler serving as co-producers.
â€œThis yearâ€™s version of â€˜The Braves Play Hereâ€™ is an extension of a song we created last year, incorporating the famous Braves chant echoed by Braves fans at Turner Field in Atlanta,â€? Wachtler said. To view the music video for this new song, please see: http://www.615music.com/core/play_media.cfm?video_id=197&type=1
â€œWe love the new song and plan to make it a centerpiece of our marketing campaign for the Braves this year,â€? said Bryan Slonaker, Senior Director of Creative Services for Peachtree TV, which produced the campaign. Added Eddie Montgomery, “Creating a song for some of baseball’s biggest fans was something new and different for us. Being able to sing on this track and shoot a video in Atlanta was a blast.” Says Troy Gentry, “The guys at 615 Music were so great to work with, and it was fun being involved in the entire process.”
ABOUT 615 MUSIC:
Founded by president/CEO Randy Wachtler in Nashville, Tenn., in 1984,
615 Music is a multi-award winning, full-service music development, recording, post-production and sound design company with clients that include broadcast and cable television networks and programs, local market TV stations, radio stations and syndicates, advertising agencies, and filmmakers, among others. The company is comprised of 15 production libraries, and offers clients well over 600 CDs and more than 30,000 cuts of music.
615â€™s client roster is comprised of virtually every major broadcast and cable television network, including ABC, CBS, NBC, Fox, PBS, MSNBC, HBO Worldwide, A&E, HGTV, The History Channel, The Family Channel, Discovery, and CMT. Additionally, the company has written and produced musical themes and promotions used within, and to promote, numerous television series and shows. These have included the â€œTODAYâ€? show, â€œLive with Regis and Kelly,â€? The Discovery Channel, â€œFrasier,â€? ABC Sports College Football, and PBSâ€™s â€œNova.â€?
In Fall 2007, 615 Music acquired the renowned Metro Music library. All of 615 Musicâ€™s libraries are available to the companyâ€™s clients via CD, Hard Drive, or through digital download. The combined 615 Music & Metro Music libraries are 615 “Gold” and â€œPlatinumâ€? Collections; 615 Song Library; AMP; Kingsize NYC; Metro Music; Music Shop; Music Gallery; Promo Accelerator; Cosmind Production Music; Plan 8 Music; Interpulse; Scoring Stage Film & TV; and ZEN.
Internationally, 615 Music also enjoys a worldwide presence. The companyâ€™s various libraries are currently being distributed to over 60 countries via its sub-publishers. In addition, 615 Music has written and produced a great deal of original music work for clients based in India, Germany, and the U.K.
Among 615 Musicâ€™s numerous awards is a National Emmy for the memorable theme the company created for A&Eâ€™s acclaimed â€œBiographyâ€? series.
For the past two years in a row, 615 Music was also Emmy Award nominated for â€œBest Original Songâ€? for two songs the company wrote and produced for NBCâ€™s â€œTODAYâ€? showâ€”those songs were entitled â€œLive for Todayâ€? and â€œItâ€™s a New Day, Today.â€?
615 Music is located at 1030 16th Ave South, Nashville, TN, 37212.
The companyâ€™s phone number is 615/244-6515 and its new website can be accessed via www.615music.com
ABOUT PEACHTREE TV AND TURNER BROADCASTING SYSTEM, INC.:
Peachtree TV is Turner Broadcasting System, Inc.â€™s, local Atlanta broadcast platform. Driven by an Atlanta-centric, hyper-local sensibility, the channel features nightly blockbuster prime-time movies and a daytime line-up packed with popular sitcoms targeted to Atlantaâ€™s local audience. In addition, Peachtree TV will also bring local viewers 45 Atlanta Braves baseball games in 2009, as well as other special Atlanta-based events.
Turner Broadcasting System, Inc., a Time Warner company, creates and programs branded news, entertainment, animation and young adult media environments on television and other platforms for consumers around the world.