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Riptide Music Group President Rich Goldman Featured Guest Speaker During 2014 Cutting Edge Conference in New Orleans

Los Angeles, CA, Sept. 10, 2014 – Riptide Music Group President Rich Goldman was a featured Guest Speaker on three panels during the just concluded 2014 Cutting Edge Conference. The event was held August 21-23 at the InterContinental Hotel in New Orleans. Riptide Music Group is a “sync-flavored” global publishing administration company with services that include the worldwide synchronization of music for advertising, movie trailers, television, film and videogames.

Goldman appeared on these panels: “Licensing Music for Film/TV/Video Games,” which covered what’s new in sync licensing; “Music Supervising: The Anatomy of a Song Placement,” which covered the process of how to get one’s client’s music into TV, film and commercials; and “Publishing Income: How to Build Pennies into Dollars,” which covered the sources of income for publishers and how attorneys can best advise their clients to avail themselves of these sources.

In accompanying photo, Rich Goldman stands at left. Standing at right is Reid Wick, Senior Project Manager, The Recording Academy, New Orleans.

The Cutting Edge Music Business Conference is an annual, four-day event that gathers established and aspiring music industry professionals from across the nation and the world. Sessions cover vital phases of the business end of the music industry. Please see:


Rich Goldman is founder and President of Riptide Music Group, a leading music synchronization, publishing and administration company in Los Angeles. Riptide Music and pigFACTORY merged to create the Riptide Music Group, LLC in January 2014. Goldman is also President of Pacifica Music, a modern genre production music library.

Rich Goldman is a lifelong musician who has amassed a broad range of industry credits as a producer, composer, sound designer, and recording studio operator.
He oversees Riptide and Pacifica’s representation of the works of hundreds of composers, Indie-bands, singer-songwriters and labels with solid success in licensing for TV, trailers, films, games and advertising. He also has the good fortune of performing music with his wife and two children.

Riptide’s credits range from the movie trailers of “Transformers 4″,”Spider-Man 2”, “Noah”, “Wolf Of Wall Street”; TV shows “Defiance”, “Revenge”, “The Good Wife”, video games “Call Of Duty:Black Ops”,”God Of War”, films, “Edge Of Tomorrow”, “Walking With Dinosaurs”, “Despicable Me 2”, commercials for “Tresemme”, “Miller Lite”, “BMW” and “Apple”.

Goldman is a frequent speaker at various music events including ASCAP: I Create Music, Billboard Film & TV Conference, Game Developers Conference, British Sync Mission, Durango Song Expo and co-organized and moderated the MIDEM “Sync” panels from 2009 through 2011. He is a member of The Recording Academy, The California Copyright Conference and AIMP.


Formed in early 2014 by the mergers of Riptide Music and Pigfactory, Riptide Music Group is comprised of three operating units: Riptide Rights: Riptide Rights oversees publishing and master rights for administration and sync representation; Riptide One: Riptide One is a carefully curated catalog of independent artists, bands, producers and composers which offers a diverse range of music for licensing in advertising, movie trailers, television, film and videogames; and Pacifica Music Library: A modern production music library previously established as a joint venture between Riptide Music and Pigfactory, the Pacifica catalog offers music for all visual media.

Riptide Music Group is located at 9469 Jefferson Blvd., Ste. 114, Culver City, CA 90232. The phone is 310.437.4380. For more information, please see:

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