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August 2016 Top Ten Music Tracks

Top Ten Music Chart
  • Friday, Aug. 19, 2016
August 2016 Top Ten Music Tracks

This quarterly Top Ten Tracks Chart leads off with a Rio Olympics spot for United Airlines and winds its way through a mix of other commercials--with mostly original and some licensed music--and an ambitious video game trailer.

Have a look at and a listen to this latest crop of content that consists of the finest that music and sound artisans have to offer.

See Chart Story here.

United Airlines' "One Journey, Two Teams"

Music/Sound: Composition: “Rhapsody In  Blue” by George Gershwin; Yessian Music, New York; Dan Zank, arranger; Brian Yessian, partner/chief creative officer; Gerard Smerek, record and mix engineer. Audio Post: Sonic Union, New York; Michael Marinelli, mixer; Agency: mcgarrybowen, New York; Jerry Krenach, managing director, global music production; Production: Pulse Films, bicoastal/international; Michael Haussman, director

Grey NY, Director Karim Huu Do Team On Gillette Olympics Music Video "Pretty Isn’t Perfect"

Client Gillette Agency Grey New York Andreas Dahlqvist, chief creative officer, NY; Jeff Stamp, Leonard Savage, executive creative directors; Asan Aslam, Noah Will, sr. creative directors; Bennett McCarroll, EVP, director of broadcast; James McPherson, SVP, head of integrated production; Katy Hill, VP, producer; Zachary Pollakoff, music supervisor; Hank Romero, project director; Kelsey Longo, project manager. Production Caviar Content, Los Angeles Karim Huu Do, director; Daniel Bouquet, DP. Editorial Cut+Run Gary Knight, Stacy Peterson, editors. Postproduction The Mill NY Music “Unstoppable” written by Sia; an original rap from Pusha T of the duo Clipse; percussion from Brazil marching band Olodum; Ariel Rechtshaid, producer. Sound Design Q Department Audio Heard City Phil Loeb, sound engineer. Heavy Duty Projects Josh Kessler, exec producer. Principal talent, athletes Neymar Jr., Ashton Eaton, Ning Zetao, Andy Tennant

Director Jamie Rafn, BBDO NY Team On Father's Day Dream For American Family Insurance

Client American Family Insurance Agency BBDO New York David Lubars, chief creative officer, worldwide; Greg Hahn, chief creative officer, NY; Susan Golkin, Michael Aimette, executive creative directors; Eric Goldstein, sr. creative director; Lance Vining, Gary DuToit, creative directors; Becky Burkhard, sr. producer; Mike Ritchie, assistant producer; Rani Vaz, music producer. Production Smuggler Jamie Rafn, director; Drew Santarsiero, exec producer; Alex Waite, line producer; Andrij Parekh, DP. Editorial Cosmo Street Editorial Paul Hardcastle, editor; Nellie Phillips, assistant editor; Maura Woodward, exec producer; Anne Lai, producer. Postproduction MPC Mark Gethin, telecine artist; Adina Birnbaum, exec producer; Adrienne McNeary, producer; Jonathan McKee, Elijah Lamond, Leslie Chung, conform artists; Bindy St. Leger, producer. Graphic Design Suspect Rob Appelblatt VFX MPC Aleks Djordjevic, VFX supervisor; Vamsi Krisna Reddy, rotoscoping; Camila De Biaggi, exec producer; Bindy St. Leger, Aiste Akelaityte, producers. Music Beacon Street Studios Andrew Feltenstein, composer; Leslie DiLullo, producer. Audio Post Sonic Union Mike Marinelli, engineer; Justine Cortale, producer. Stock Footage/Video shot by Koji Yahagi; Mike Gentile, producer. Stock Music Universal/EVO (publisher) Stock track: “El Diablo Baby”

DirecTV/AT&T's "Gym"

Music/Sound: Butter Music + Sound, bicoastal; Ian Jeffreys, executive producer; Ryan Faucett, sr. producer; Andrew Sherman, composer, “Turn Back Time” performed by Jon Bon Jovi; Audio/Post: MackCut, New York; Sam Shaffer, sound designer; Agency: Grey New York Zachary Pollakoff, VP/sr. music producer; Production: MJZ, bicoastal/international Tom Kuntz, director

Warner Bros Interactive Entertainment/Injustice 2 (video game trailer)

Music/Sound: South Music & Sound Design, Santa Monica, Calif. (music) Beacon Street Studios, Venice, Calif. Rommel Molina, sound designer; Erin Reilly, executive producer; Christa Jayne, associate producer. Audio Post: Beacon Street Studios, Venice, Calif. Rommel Molina, mixer; Erin Reilly, executive producer; Christa Jayne, associate producer Agency: Battery, Hollywood, Calif. Production: Battery, Hollywood, Calif.

Burt's Bees' "Love Your Nature-Mandy"

Music/Sound: JSM Music, New York Joel Simon, chief creative officer/CEO; Jeff Fiorello, producer Audio Post: Coupe Studios Kip Kuepper, Ed Kaufman, engineers Agency: Baldwin&, Raleigh, NC Production: RDI, Santa Monica, Calif. Anna & Ewan, directors

DDB NY, Director Henry Scholfield Are "Cooler In Cotton"

Client Cotton Incorporated Agency DDB New York Icaro Doria, chief creative officer; Cassandra Anderson, creative director; Marilyn Kam, associate creative director; Mina Mikhael, sr. art director; Turan Tuluy, copywriter; Ed Zazzera, head of production; Teri Altman, executive producer; Robin West, sr. social strategist. Production Caviar Henry Scholfield, director; Michael Sagol, Jasper Thomlinson, Darren Foldes, Nicola Kenney, Sorcha Shepherd, exec producers; Giles Skillicorn, producer; Marc Gomez Del Moral, DP; Olivier Casamayou, choreographer; Alexandra Day, costume; Natasa Rogelj, art director. Music Mophonics Stephan Altman, composer/exec producer; Shelley Altman, exec producer. Editorial Cosmo Street Tom Scherma, editor; Maura Woodward, exec producer; Anne Lai, producer. Postproduction Framestore NY Derek Macleod-Veilleux, exec producer; Martin Lazaro, sr. Flame artist; Greg Gaskins, Flame artist.

Adidas Gazelle's "Remember The Future"

Music/Sound: Q Department, New York Audio Post: Sonic Union, New York Brian Goodheart, mixer Agency: Johannes Leonardo, New York Production: 1stAveMachine, New York Maxime Bruneel, director

MJZ's Hoffman/Metoyer Directs "Wrong/Right" For State Farm, DDB Chicago

Client State Farm Agency DDB Chicago John Maxham, chief creative officer; Mel Routhier, Barry Burdiak, John Hayes, group creative directors; Mike Schif, Chad Broude, Brian Boord, creative directors/writers; Diane Jackson, chief production officer; Scott Kemper, Debora den Iseger, executive producers; Katie Greenbaum, associate producer; Jack Perone, chief strategy officer; John Manley, group strategy director. Production MJZ Hoffman/Metoyer, directors; Eriks Krumins, exec producer; Emily Skinner, producer. Editorial Final Cut Rick Russell, editor; Betty Jo Moore, assistant editor; Rebecca Baker, producer; Suzy Ramirez, head of production; Eric McCasline, exec producer. VFX The Mill Udesh Chetty, shoot supervisor, 2D lead artist; John Leonti, Mike Di Nocco, creative directors; Richard Tepavchevich, 3D lead artist; Jonathan Freeman, Daniel Popovic, Andrew Pellicer, 2D artists; Jordan Carroll, Maureen Lu, Ben Jones, 3D artists; Jie Zhou, Rasha Shalaby, Itai Muller, matte painting; Jared Yeater, exec producer; Nicole Duncan, Alex Bader, producers; Samantha Hernandez, production coordinator. Music Hanan Townshend, composer. Human Jonathan Sanford, exec producer. Audio Post Another Country John Binder, Peter Erazmus, mixers; Josh Hunnicut, assistant;  Tim Konn, exec producer. Sound Design HenryBoy Bill Chesley, sound designer; Kate Gibson, producer. Voiceover Talent Lorenzo Persons

Superprime's Rick Famuyiwa Directs "Never Lose the Love" For Gatorade, TBWA\Chiat\Day

Client Gatorade Agency TBWA\Chiat\Day Brent Anderson, executive creative director; Renato Fernandez, worldwide creative director; Mark Peters, Gustavo Sarkis, creative directors; Doug Menezes, associate creative director; Brian O’Rourke, director of production; Guia Iacomin, executive producer; Stephanie Dziczek, sr. producer; Lucy Plunk, producer; Kathleen Ackel, associate producer. Production Superprime Rick Famuyiwa, director; Roger Zorovich, exec producer/head of production; Salli Zilles, producer; Sally Hanson, production supervisor; Rhonda Raulston, 1st AD; Enrique Chediak, DP. Editorial Rock Paper Scissors David Brodie, editor; Patrick Tuck, assistant editor; Dina Ciccotello, producer; Helena Lee, exec producer. VFX Eight VFX Shira Boardman, Baptiste Andrieux, exec producers; Juliet Tierney, head of production; JeanMarc Demmer, creative director; Philip Ineno, VFX supervisor/Flame lead; Fred Hopp, CG lead; Benjamin Dupin, CG artist; Evan Kantor, Ryan Dahlman, coordinators. Postproduction The Mill Adam Scott, colorist; Thatcher Peterson, exec producer; Diane Valera, color producer. Sound Design/Audio Post 740 Sound Chris Pinkston, A. Josh Reinhardt, sound designers; Stephen Dickson, mixer; Scott Ganary, exec producer; Jeff Martin, sound design producer; Geena Richard, associate producer of mix. Music Song: “Young At Heart” performed by Jimmy Durante. Rhino Entertainment Group, master licensing. Carolyn Leigh, Johnnny Richards, composers. MPL Communications Inc,. publishing; MEGA Inc., music licensing; Danny Socolof, founder; Madeline Adami, VP of licensing.