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IDM Music once again in Hollywood

Few days ago in the theaters across Europe a new Hollywood hit “The American” started airing, for which soundtrack IDM Music licensed the composition “Timmy” by the famous Italian composer Ennio Morricone.
The film, in which George Clooney plays the main role, is directed by photographer Anton Corbijn, known for directing the music videos for Nirvana, Metallica and Depeche Mode, as well as for directing the film “Control” about life of Ian Curtis, frontman of the band Joy Division.
The composition “Timmy” is originally part of the soundtrack composed for the cult western from 1968, “Once Upon a Time in the West”, by Sergio Leone.
After “Kill Bill”, “Inglorious Basterds” “Godfather III” and other important titles of the world of film, with this deal IDM Music confirmed once again an important role it has in creating the sound coulisses of the seventh art.

 

HAPPY HALLOWEEN WITH BIXIO HORROR THEMES

IDM Music has prepared a real Halloween treat without causing cavities and sugar rush. All the ghouls, ghosts, goblins, vampires, zombies and witches among you can be at ease, because we’ve prepared the ultimate Halloween digital sampler consisting of the 13 best and most popular horror themes from the Bixio catalogue. From Dario Argento’s favorites’, the progressive Italian rockers, the Goblin to electrifying synth notes of Keith Emerson we are sure this Halloween will be the scariest of all.

LINK:https://idmmusic.box.net/shared/02suph1ypx

For more musical content visit www.bixio.com and do not hesitate to contact us at licensing@idmmusic.com.

Happy Halloween!

 

COPYRIGHT EVOLUTION?

With the arrival of the EU, the countries in the region are forced to adapt their law on copyright and intellectual property. How fast will we adapt to new legislations, what are the changes that have already been made and how is copyright going to be regulated in the age of new technologies and distribution channels? All of the questions above stirred quite a discussion between the ‘Copyright Evolution’panel discussion participants, Kristina Delfin Kanceljak, Nenad Marčec, prof. dr. sc. Igor Gliha and IDM's president & CEO, Tomo in der Mühlen and audience members at this year’s Weekend Media Festival in Rovinj/Croatia. The audience also had the opportunity to hear how copyright and intellectual property is applied to music, written word, images, recordings and design in general.

The panel discussion also touched controversies – the issue whether copyright is endangering creativity, what about the Creative Commons movement, and is there a conflict between copyright and intellectual property on the one hand and the new generations of creative professionals and media consumers on the other.

The volume of the given practical advice from the experts who know the legislation and its usage on a case by case basis shows that the general audience and the creators - photographers, writers, journalist and musicians in the region aren't familiar with their rights and the true value of their works. Due to limited timing (the discussion was only 60 minutes, but continued way over the term) a lot of questions were left unanswered. However, this was a great introduction for all copyright newbies and those in search for intellectual and creative protection.

You can check out the photos from the panel in our 'Gallery' section.

 

6TH ANNUAL RUNJIĆ NIGHTS 

Last Friday, on October 3, in the crowded Split National Theatre the sixth annual Runjić Nights were held in honor of one of Croatia’s greatest popular music composers, Zdenko Runjić, who passes away prematurely in 2004.

As in previous years many of the greatest regional musician made a tribute to his life and work: Neno Belan, Marko Tolja, Maja Posavec, Nipple People, Kristijan Beluhan, Zorica Kondža, Ivana Starčević, Zoran Predin, Vlatko Stefanovski, Doris Dragović, Luky, Nina Badrić, Vlado Greorgiev, Tereza Kesovija, Oliver Dragojević and Stjepan Hauser. A total of 18 Runjić greatest hits were preformed during this musical treat, including ‘Živjela ljubav’ (engl. ‘Long Live Love’), where all of the musicians included in the event sang it together on stage.

Executive Producer of Runjić Night’s, Zdenko’s daughter and chief organizer of the event, Ivana Runjić expressed her satisfaction with the evening, at which, she says everything clicked in the best possible way. Croatia’s President, a skilled composer and music lover, dr. Ivo Josipović honored the event as well. 

 

GUCCI MANE SAMPLED GOBLIN'S THEME "TENEBRE" 

Famous American rapper Gucci Mane recently released his new single "Gucci time" in which he used a sample by Jutice's "Phantom", sampled from Goblin's famous film theme "Tenebre".
The song "Tenebre" is composed for the horror film of the same title, directed by Dario Argento almost 30 years ago, but the progressive electro-rock sound Goblin created, found its new freshness in the contemporary and very popular French electro (Justice's "Phantom"), and then confirmed its modernity in the newest Gucci Mane's hip hop hit.

The samples taken from the Bixio catalogue of Italian film music, containig also the song Tenebre, have already been used many times in the world's highest hip hop production ((The RZA, Redman, Keith Murray, G-Unit), which only confirms with this latest example, that the quality and richness of the Bixio music are being recognized over and over in the global proportions.

The song "Gucci time"featuring SWIZZ BEATZ announced Gucci Mane's newest album entitled"The Appeal: Georgia's most wanted", that was released 6 days ago.
Click here to check the music video of the song!

 

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Zdenko Runjić (born October 26, 1942 in Slavonski Brod, during the Independent State of Croatia, died October 27, 2004, Split, Croatia) was Croatian songwriter based in Split. In his long career, he established himself as the most prolific and most popular songwriter of the former Yugoslavia, now Croatia. Many of his songs, inspired by the folk traditions of Dalmatia, became classics and Runjić helped the careers of many notable Croatian musicians such as ...More

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