Here at Tunefind we’re looking back at some of the highlights from 2018, including the top movie soundtracks, top new TV shows driving music discovery, and most popular artists on Tunefind.
Here’s our next installment as we look back at 2018. This time we’ll highlight the most popular articles on our blog, a spot featuring behind-the-scenes stories about those big music moments, Q&A’s with leading Music Supervisors, soundtrack releases, industry news, popular syncs and more.
Here are your favorites stories from 2018:
Composer Jeff Russo shares some insights on the unique soundscape of Marvel series, Legion. We dive deep into his process, and discuss his collaboration with showrunner Noah Hawley and music supervisor Maggie Phillips.
The Guest Book music supervisor, Jonathan Leahy and show creator, Greg Garcia give fans an inside look at how the musical duo, honeyhoney became the “house band” for the series. Contributing cover songs, originals, and onscreen performances, honeyhoney took on the challenge and didn’t disappoint.
A favorite for many music supervisors and Tunefind’s most popular artist of 2018, Ruelle has taken over sync and works hard at it. Ruelle shares her music journey and some sync tips and tricks.
The process of creating the timeless score of This Is Us is explained in-depth by composer Siddhartha Khosla.
Music careers are sometimes all about timing–and maybe a key song placement. The Lord Huron fan-base expanded dramatically after their song was featured in Netflix hit 13 Reasons Why. Music supervisor Season Kent takes us behind the scenes on Tunefind’s top TV song of 2017.
The First Purge took a different direction music-wise from the previous films in the series. Music supervisor Jonathan Christiansen gave fans the lowdown on songs used, and created, for big hype moments in this hit franchise prequel.
Music supervisor Laura Webb shares the emotional impact of the right song choice and her personal connection to music. Highlighting some of her favorites from Freeform’s supernatural mermaid hit series, Siren, and a few of her sync hopefuls for future projects.
Killing Eve fans became obsessed with the female-centric thriller and the soundtrack that goes along with it. Our Q&A with music supervisor Catherine Grieves and composer David Holmes reveals how the female characters and scene locations inspired the psycho spy thriller music and score.
The Bold Type, known for a strong and sassy music vibe, pulled fans’ heartstrings with a Fleetwood Mac cover by Norwegian pop star Dagny. Music supervisor Rob Lowry took us behind the scenes on creating this custom cover.
For five (FIVE!) years the unreleased Reign theme song was one of the most sought after songs on Tunefind. Finally, the Lumineers released their gorgeous song ‘Scotland’ and fans were flocking to learn all about it.
Tunefind users caught TATB fever, too. The classic romcom music moments were on point, introducing fans to some fire tunes and a must-have soundtrack. Music supervisors Lindsay Wolfington and Laura Webb share how some of their favorites–now some of our favorites–landed a spot in the Netflix original instant hit.
Not technically a story from 2018, but our three-part series about the music of The Vampire Diaries continues to draw excitement from a LOT of fans of the show, making it still one of our top visited articles this year. Music supervisor Chris Mollere walks us through his favorite music moments from each season of the show, plus you can enjoy the Spotify playlist of his favorites.
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