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MusicBox Announces Distribution Deal of EPIC Catalog from Composer Russ Landau, Noted for Scoring “Survivor,” “Fear Factor” and Other Hit Reality TV Shows

Los Angeles, CA, January 25, 2011 – MusicBox, an original music production and music licensing company which provides over 18,000 songs and tracks from its original music catalogs, has announced a distribution deal for the EPIC catalog from composer Russ Landau. Landau is a prominent composer known for his work on such hit reality TV series as “Survivor,� “Fear Factor� and “Pirate Master,� among others.

A music catalog designed to aurally illustrate action, competition and drama, Landau’s EPIC library of 1500+ tracks crosses all genres and is now available to all media through exclusive distribution with MusicBox. Among the titles of the EPIC CD collection are “Adventure of a Lifetime,� “Winner’s Reward,� “The Good Life,� “Cliffhangers,��The Hero Emerges,� “Judgment Day,� “Tense Testimony,� “Waiting for Fate� and “Eliminated.� All of the music from the EPIC collection can be heard


Said Joel Goodman, MusicBox founder, “The ‘EPIC’ collection features all the music we are used to hearing on Russ’ award-winning — and culturally groundbreaking — competition and reality television shows, including ‘Survivor’ and ‘Fear Factor.’ The energy and excitement of the music from EPIC adds the perfect finish to any production, while the beauty of these selections make them accessible to convey all moods and emotions.â€?


Russ Landau, composer of the ubiquitous theme from the hit CBS TV series “Survivor,� had his first weekly episodic series and Emmy Award nomination for his theme to the mid-90’s series “SeaQuest DSV.� He’s continued his success with a steady run of additional compositional hits, including the themes to “Fear Factor,� “Average Joe,� “Dog Eat Dog,� and many other popular reality television series. He is the recipient of six ASCAP Primetime Television Awards, an Emmy Award, and several additional Emmy Award nominations.


MusicBox provides all genres of music to network and cable TV programs, TV promos, major motion pictures, independent films, movie trailers, national advertising campaigns, and radio spots. Representing 14 unique catalogs, the MusicBox offerings are well suited for all underscoring needs. Combined with staff composers, music editors and a recording studio, MusicBox can deliver customized music quickly and competitively.

MusicBox is the first music production company to offer an iPhone App for music search and delivery, MusicBoxMobile. The download is available for FREE at the iTunes App Store. MusicBox also features a propriety search and download system – MusicBoxLIVE.

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