NEW YORK — Audio post house Sonic Union has launched a new curated music search portal called SuperSonic (www.supersonicsearch.com). Designed to facilitate and accelerate the process of audio selection at the editorial level of commercial production, SuperSonic hosts a roster of over 600,000 fine-tuned tracks, and drawn from catalogues such as 5 Alarm Music and Megatrax, among numerous others. Licensing and clearance is handled by Sonic Union.
SuperSonic originated as Sonic Union’s personal in-house library music search tool, which exponentially grew and evolved over the years. They are now allowing outsiders to benefit from the practical solution. Users receive personalized service from a team of music experts, led by music supervisor Justin Morris. There is no fee to use the portal and users do not have to be a client company to access the library collections, but a sign-up process is required to first attain access. Streaming will be available for users with solely a username and password, and completing the established SuperSonic download agreement allows users to have download privileges. Courtesy streaming kick-off searches are also available prior to being registered.
“When we need to find a great track fast in session, we benefit from having already invested time and effort into pruning the catalogue offerings to what we’d actually use, and searching across all those simultaneously,” says Sonic Union managing director and co-founder, Adam Barone. “So we thought - why not extend that to our editorial clients and beyond?”
SuperSonic includes the options to make a playlist or select from an array of pre-made trending playlists, which can all be sent via email. Users can also customize their view of the site with organizable columns on the side, and search for a track by library name or keyword. Searches can be refined through a drop-down menu.