This “Keith Stone” dude from Saatchi & Saatchi/NY is pretty smooth on skates. Take a look: The spot was directed by Baker Smith and Butter Music & Sound worked on the music. Apparently, fans of the spot have asked the agency about the opening song, assuming it’s a real, long-lost gem from decades past. It […]
Music In Ads
MINI is conducting a Wanderlust Adventure Event Series over the next two months in the U.S. as part of the launch of the MINI Countryman. There are a number of components to the Series including a way for people to do their own Wanderlust Events, a series of MINI sponsored Wanderlust events around the country […]
Adfreak, AgencySpy and Paste have all pointed to this new full length jingle, recorded by Weezer. The song was actually written by a young Barry Manilow. He also wrote “I am stuck on Band-Aid, ’cause Band-Aids stick on me!” back in the day. To State Farm’s knowledge, the full song had never been recorded. After […]
Jay Electronica says Hip Hop is different on his Mountain Dew-flavored mountain. Mountain Dew has also hired Katers17, also known as Kate Elliott, to create short YouTube videos using its product. According to MarketWatch, PepsiCo is letting Elliott do her thing, not follow a script written by the company’s ad agency.
Mother London and recording artist Jona Lewie have teamed up to sell Ikea kitchens, which in no way resemble your grandma’s kitchen. [via Brandfreak]
Have you ever made a commercial where the audio track overwhelms the acting, the script and everything else about the spot? Crispin Porter & Bogusky has. Okay, okay, there is a point to the spot above that rises above the music. The point is to get off your phone and live! Of course, this point […]
Sometimes the music makes the ad. That’s clearly the case for FreeCreditScore.com. A fact which makes a nationwide band search–which is a “been there, done that” idea–brand appropriate. The summer-long search concluded with The Victorious Secrets, a band from Detroit as the winner. The band emerged as America’s favorite in a competition that began with […]
I was reading something about how Cotton is using Facebook to its advantage, which is great, but I’m more interested in what the brand is doing on TV. Leona Lewis and Colbie Caillat are excellent picks to endorse the product here, but what’s even better is the time and effort put into these songs. These […]
I love how bands are increasingly coming out with commercials to promote their new work. Here’s another promo from The Black Keys, who released “Brothers” on Nonesuch Records last Tuesday. “Brothers” is the Akron, Ohio band’s eighth full length in as many years, and the album sold over 73,000 copies in its first week giving […]
Inspired by the sounds of the Craftsman tools, Young & Rubicam/Chicago teamed up with musician, composer and mixed-media artist Kutiman to create the Craftsman Music Experiment, which proves you can build an inspired digital composition using only Craftsman tools.