NYC's Bang Music was founded in 1990 by former agency
writer/creative director Lyle Greenfield, who worked in the commercial music
world with a roster of independent composers and musicians. Bang composer and
partner Brian Jones provided the introduction to MOD through the
Media On Demand has specialized in original music,
supervision, editorial and sound design in the entertainment industry for over
ten years. Its team has over 80 feature film and television credits, including Oceans
13, Collateral, Miracle, XXX, Holes, Elf, Grudge, Drive, The Riches and the Fox hit 24.
The two companies realized the value of their shared
resources three years ago, while collaborating on music soundtracks for several
TV series, most notably, the hit Scrubs.
Talent diversity combined with round-the-clock recording capability on both
coasts, and in Europe, made for an efficient, high-quality production system.
"A producer stuck in an all-night edit makes an urgent call
for music alternatives - an hour later we've been able to temp the scene from
our studios in Los Angeles and New York simultaneously," explains MOD founder
Aaron Green. "It's fantastic - and it happened."
The new enterprise, which has recently been working on
original music and audio post for several new TV series, including The
Riches on FX, Shear Genius on Bravo, E! Channel's Sunset Tan and Fox's Drive, will operate jointly out of their studio facilities on both coasts,
as well as in Europe. In California, Bang/MOD's studios are located in
Santa Clarita, with an additional facility on the Sony Pictures lot in Culver
City. In New York, offices and studios are located in Manhattan's Flatiron
District. In Europe, office and studio facilities in Stavanger,
Norway are overseen by senior producer Haavard Hana and composer Espen