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The world could use more songs like “Right There Beside You”, the brand new single from the band Bronze Radio Return. Authentically sincere and uplifting, this one is all about being there for each other in times of need. “This is a song for the times, highlighting the importance of companionship while we struggle to get by in the world. Who knows when things will resume as normal? But having a person or group of people accompany you throughout helps make things a bit easier. This is a nod of the cap to those who’ve been by your side throughout the good times and the bad.” – Rob Griffith For over a decade Bronze Radio Return has been steadily building a worldwide audience for their unique brand of anthemic, danceable roots rock. Racking up close to 100 million streams on Spotify and over a hundred sync placements over the course […]

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“Dandylion” by Rochelle Bloom is featured in episode 305 of “Charmed”, airing February 28th on CBS and will be available streaming on-demand the next day. About “Charmed” on The CW A reboot of the 1998 series, the show follows three sisters (Diaz, Jeffery, and Mantock) who discover they are witches in the wake of their mother’s murder. Soon, this powerful threesome must stand together to harness “The Power of Three” and protect humanity from the demons that prowl the earth. In season two, the “Charmed Ones” take over for the Elders and must decide if they are truly prepared for the responsibility.

Some of you may not know that Bodega Sync is actually a division of Symphonic Distribution. Those that do know probably aren’t aware that our founder and CEO Jorge Brea is also a killer producer. His early struggles to release his own records independently in Tampa is what drove him to build his own distribution company from scratch. Over the past decade Jorge has kept busy growing Symphonic into a successful multinational corporation, yet he still finds time to make music. Producing under the moniker Loko Velocet, Jorge approached longtime collaborators Chewii & Govales to help create a social justice song with a distinct Reggaeton vibe. The result of this collaboration was “Dance Through The Pain”, a LatinX anthem celebrating liberation from the chains of racism and inequality. “The minute I heard the production, the lyrics flowed for the verse. I was having a hard time with finding the right […]

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Ace Patterson is a double agent. A white-collar employee by day hacking away at spreadsheets, but come nighttime he transforms into the rapper Call Me Ace. Occasionally his Jamaican side emerges in the form of his double-entendre-alter-ego High Grade. Balancing all these different versions of himself is pervasive in his music. An astonishingly prolific writer, Ace’s brand new record “Out Of Office” is his THIRD album released during the pandemic. Where does the man find the time? Covering a myriad of socio-cultural topics drawn from his own life experiences, “Out Of Office” addresses the lack of diversity and equity in the workplace, mental health problems, the first-generation immigrant’s dilemma, and the challenges of building generational wealth. The cutting first line of the opening track “In The Office” say it all: Less than 8 percent get the jobAnd out of that3 percent of ‘em sort of look like me2 percent from […]

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“No Turning Back” by Claire Guerreso is featured in episode 806 of “The Blacklist”, airing February 12th on NBC and streaming on-demand on Peacock. About “The Blacklist” on NBC “The Blacklist” follows Raymond “Red” Reddington (James Spader), a former U.S. Navy officer turned high-profile criminal who voluntarily surrenders to the FBI after eluding capture for decades. He tells the FBI that he has a list of the most dangerous criminals in the world which he has compiled over the years, and he is willing to inform on their operations in exchange for immunity from prosecution. However, he insists on working exclusively with rookie FBI profiler Elizabeth Keen (Megan Boone).

“Cabbage” by Orrin and “Smoke” by TheRealEVK are featured in episode 5 of the new FX mini-docuseries “Hip Hop Uncovered”, airing February 26th on FX, or catch it streaming on-demand on Hulu. About “Hip Hop Uncovered” “Hip Hop Uncovered” is an examination of a dying breed of power brokers who operate from the shadows of hip-hop. Set against 40 years of music history, this six-part documentary series takes a deep dive into the paradox of America’s criminalization of the genre and its fascination with the street culture that created it and still exists within it. Instead of telling the story of hip-hop from the top down, “Hip Hop Uncovered” tells the story from the streets up, as it reveals the untold story of how America’s streets helped shape hip-hop culture from an expression of survival and defiance into one of music’s most dominant genres.

“Move” by Brazilian DJ VINNE (courtesy of Up Club Records) is featured in the upcoming Finnish documentary film “How To Kill A Cloud”. About “How To Kill A Cloud” Scientist Hannele Korhonen has one ultimate passion: to work at the top of the atmospheric science community in the world. She wishes to be totally independent and concentrate on her science while maintaining high ethical values. Her life changes dramatically when she is awarded a $1.5 million research grant by the United Arab Emirates. The funder expects her to find ways to make the migratory clouds above the UAE to rain on the country suffering of drought. The opportunity to get proper funding for such a special research is perfect. Gradually she learns that the aim of the funder is to benefit one country, not science at large. Korhonen’s enthusiasm morphs into an ethical dilemma and inner conflicts.

Several hip hop tracks by our artists Call Me Ace, Julian Xtra, Nate Rose and Orrin were used in a live-streaming event promoting Verizon 5G Ultra Wideband. The event featured Twitch megastar Myth crushing Fortnite with the new Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra, as well as tips and tricks for gameplay. About the Event According to Verizon, the 5G Stadium in Fortnite Creative, is the largest activation ever built in Fortnite’s Creative Mode and will give gamers the opportunity to interact with their favorite NFL players and pro gamers in a way that’s never been done before. The activation will feature four football-inspired games and a few hidden surprises for players. Highlighting the power of 5G for gaming, the virtual stadium was built utilizing the low lag and high speeds made possible by the Verizon 5G Ultra Wideband network.

The Familiar’s music often sounds ominous, but nothing bad really ever happens. Just the glow of slow-burning embers softly illuminating the darkness. Out this week, their debut full-length album “Shelter” is itself a long-form crescendo. Starting with the dark and brooding “Spectre”, the record slowly unfolds into the light culminating with the ethereal release of the lead single, “Everything”. The song’s vivid imagery romanticizes life in a remote, frigid landscape where the complications of city life are rendered numb by the cold: Rawest simple thingsBread, water, museMagical and undefinedSparkling the faint daylight Simpler herePhone frozen unusedWatching bus headlightsTrained on snowy hues Since their chance encounter above the Arctic Circle in Norway, the transatlantic duo has taken their time to meticulously craft their music exactly the way they want it. Ruth Mirsky’s sultry vocals provide a perfect complement to the dark, pulsating synthesizers and cinematic orchestral elements of Tromsø-born producer Mads […]

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Claire Guerreso has had more sync placements than most record labels, and is far and away one of the most talented songwriters working in the business today. Her staggering ability to write and perform in just about any genre has led to notable placements on shows like Grey’s Anatomy, Station 19, Reign, Lucifer, Pretty Little Liars, Shades of Blue, The Walking Dead: World Beyond, American Ninja Warrior, and many more. She can also sing her ass off and is just about one of the coolest people you’ll ever meet. We have the distinct privilege of representing this savage musical force and her extensive diverse catalog of songs that seem to fit into nearly every brief we get. Among the most badass songs in this catalog is “Savage”, which Claire just released on the back of an ad campaign for Samsung. Co-written by renowned Nashville producer Tony Esterly, this masterpiece checks […]

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