Chatsworth, CA, November 10, 2011—Prominent independent music publisher/production music library Black Toast Music and its CEO/owner/founder Bob Mair have made a number of significant announcements today regarding new company activities.
Black Toast Music and Mair have announced the addition of 275 new songs and instrumentals to the Black Toast Music catalog. Among the featured new artists are:
British Electronic Pop: Geoff Pinckney
Alternative Country: Kelly Pardekooper
Indie Singer Songwriters: Jen And Them, Paul Otten, Adrian Klineberg, Brent Magstadt, Rob Ahlers
Pop/R&B: Crystal Web, DJ Unwind & Manifest
Psychedelic Rock: Endless Wave
Alternative Rock: Brian Hacksaw Williams
Latin/Cuban: Hermanos de Alma
Reggaeton Compilation (By Miami-based producer, Dennis Nieves): Joselito, South Rican, Los Trombolicos, Iman feat. MarBel, Hanzel Y Ruben, Alex Z, Maleah
In additional company news, Black Toast and Mair have launched the company’s newly streamlined, and much improved, website. To enhance the online experience of its clients, Black Toast Music’s website now offers the following new features:
** New Layout & Search: As always, the website remains simple and easy-to-use. Black Toast Music has created a powerful new search engine with "Advanced Search" capabilities to help clients quickly find exactly what they are seeking, either from their computer or mobile device.
** New Download Options: Clients now have the ability to download Black Toast Music in WAV, AIF, and MP3 (320kbps or 160kbps) formats.
** New Customizable Profile: Registered Black Toast Music clients can now customize their account password and profile. Keeping it simple, existing clients' login information remains the same –they can sign in as they normally would.
Regarding the use of the Black Toast Music website, Michael Hill, Music Supervisor for “Nurse Jackie” and “Bored to Death,” said, “Black Toast is among a handful of music sites I can always rely upon for last minute placements. I can usually find the right, compatible music I’m looking for at Black Toast—they are competitive with anyone else out there. I know I can always count on them to deliver what I’m looking for, and Bob Mair is an easy guy to work with.”
Adds Gary Calamar, Music Supervisor for “True Blood,” “Dexter” and “House, MD,” “Black Toast is one of the music libraries that I find reliable. They are very easy to work with, they’re flexible with their fees and they have great music, much of which they create themselves. Bob Mair has a great ear for authentic-sounding music. It doesn’t sound canned—it sounds like a real band playing real music, no matter what era that music comes from. Their website is also very easy to navigate and download from. The Black Toast team knows their clients, their needs, and what they respond to.”
Finally, Mair also announced that Black Toast Music has recently placed its music within a diverse group of popular TV shows. These include “Dexter” (Season 6), “Necessary Roughness,” “Switched at Birth,” “Person of Interest” and “Raising Hope.”
ABOUT BLACK TOAST MUSIC:
Founded in l990 by noted musician/composer/producer Bob Mair, Black Toast Music is a leading independent music publisher/production music library and record label based in Chatsworth, CA. Since its launch, the company has placed music in many hundreds of television series, including such hits as “True Blood,” “Dexter,” “Treme” and “The Wire.”
Black Toast also supplies music to TV specials and TV movies; dozens of high profile motion pictures, including “Arthur,” as well as “When In Rome,” “I Love You, Phillip Morris,” “Dead Silence,” “Jiminy Glick,” and others; videogames such as “Dance Dance Revolution” for Konami; broadcast and Internet advertising campaigns, and numerous, multi-media presentations.
Black Toast Music contributed the main title theme (composed by Bob Mair and David Feldstein) for the hit Nickelodeon animated TV series “Glenn Martin, DDS” (created by Michael Eisner’s company Tornante). The series airs on Nick @ Nite.
In late 2011, Mair launched Black Toast Records as an independent record label. Black Toast Records is designed to give fans of the company’s music the means by which they can find, listen, and buy the latest releases from dozens of great indie artists and singer/songwriters whose music has been placed through Black Toast in hit TV series and movies.
For more information about Black Toast Music and Black Toast Records, please see www.blacktoastmusic.com
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