Music Orange Library Online Tips #4 by Music Orange

Here's a final tip for getting the perfect track from MOLO (Music Orange Library Online):

Sometimes you might not find the exact, perfect, ideal, just-right track you're looking for. Maybe there's one you kinda like, if only it were slower...and had glockenspiel. No problem.

We're a working music house with full-time composers, lots of instruments, and big studios. In fact, we wrote all the tracks on MOLO. So we can rework, edit, and tweak any track in the library, and if you just can't find the perfect track, we can create it from scratch. That's what we do.

Thanks for reading, and happy hunting for great tracks. If you need any help don't hesitate to contact us.

Cheers,
The Music Orange Team

TRACK OF THE MONTH / june 2019: Head Held High by Music Orange

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TRACK OF THE MONTH / june 2019*

This month…A pulsing rhythm and vibrant energy give "Head Held High" a human quality – at times it seems like the song is breathing. This balances beautifully with the mechanical textures and tones that build the song’s electronic foundation. But it’s the uplifting melodies and anthemic feel that will make you want to hold your head high while listening.

Find this one filed under DANCE…ELECTRONICA in The Music Orange Library Online (MOLO).

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*Each month, we feature a new track from the Music Orange Library online—the easiest, most intuitive online library in the industry. If you like what you hear, please visit and check out some of our latest tracks. Enjoy the Music!

Music Orange Library Online Tips #3 by Music Orange

Here's a great tip for saving and sharing tracks on MOLO (Music Orange Library Online). At times you may want to store and pass along your favorites, and here is how you do it:

  • To add a track to a playlist, click the "+" icon in the bottom left of the player. Create as many playlists as you like. You can view all your playlists by clicking the "PLAYLISTS" link in the bottom orange bar.

  • You can share an individual track or an entire playlist with anyone you like. Just click the "share track" icon in the bottom left of the player. To share a playlist, open that playlist and click the "share playlist" link.

Thanks for reading, and happy hunting for great tracks. If you need any help don't hesitate to contact us.

Cheers,
The Music Orange Team

Music Orange Library Online Tips #2 by Music Orange

Here's a new tip for finding the perfect track on MOLO (Music Orange Library Online). MOLO is pretty intuitive already, but this can speed things up even more:

  • You can search MOLO by keywords, like 'friendly,' 'energetic,' 'piano,' 'rock'—almost anything. Use as many terms as you like and MOLO will narrow down its results to match your keywords.

  • You can also use quotes to search for phrases, like "electric piano", and the minus sign to exclude keywords from your search.

  • And MOLO is smart. Don't worry if you only see a few results at first; MOLO is learning how you search and will become more accurate as you use it—including on return visits. MOLO is listening.

Thanks for reading, and happy hunting for great tracks. If you need any help don't hesitate to contact us.

Cheers,
The Music Orange Team

TRACK OF THE MONTH / may 2019: The Flow by Music Orange

This month...Straight out of the gate, “The Flow” plays like a party jam. Lively piano notes kick off the festivities with a rolling drum beat and samples of people laughing in the background. Two electric guitars show up to trade off playful riffs before a horn section saunters in and joins the fun. But before the party’s over, some synthesizers arrive to add another animated melody.

Find this one filed under INDIE…ALT POP in The Music Orange Library Online (MOLO).

Music Orange Library Online Tips #1 by Music Orange

Here are some quick tips to help you find the perfect tracks for your projects faster when using MOLO (Music Orange Library Online).

It's pretty intuitive already, but these simple tricks will speed things up even more:

  • Your space bar is your PAUSE/PLAY button. You can use it to stop and resume playback.

  • Use your up and down arrows to quickly navigate through the tracks in any genre.

  • When you're ready to download a track, just click on the download icon in the bottom left of the player.

Thanks for reading, and happy hunting for great tracks. If you need any help don't hesitate to contact us.

Cheers,
The Music Orange Team

Things We Like: JavaScript Emulator of the Legendary EMS Synthi Synthesizer by Music Orange

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The EMS Synthi A was small portable synthesizer first built in the 1970’s and made famous by Brian Eno, Pink Floyd (think “Dark Side of the Moon”) and Jean-Michel Jarre. It’s most unusual feature is the matrix style patchbay which allows you to connect anything to almost anything else. Alex Nisnevich has built an incredible Synthi emulator completely in Javascript which you can play from your web browser. It’s a lot of fun and definitely worth checking out!

Check It Out: Bandcamp to Start a Vinyl Pressing Service by Music Orange

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Bandcamp is starting what is essentially an integrated Kickstarter-like vinyl pressing service for its members. Offer an lp for sale, and once enough people purchase it Bandcamp will press and ship out the records. Bandcamp says the new service will eliminate the risk and hassle typically associated with a vinyl record run. Sounds like a good idea to us. You can learn more here.

TRACK OF THE MONTH / april 2019: Shadow Puppets by Music Orange

This month...Tropical sounding chimes set a relaxed vibe for "Shadow Puppets," an apt title for an alluring instrumental that sounds like it could accompany a modern-day take on Balinese shadow puppet theater. The plucked string notes dance and flutter around core cello arrangements that envelope the song without dominating it. Throughout this piece, sublime percussion parts provide a jubilant rhythm.

Find this one filed under INDIE ORCHESTRAL in The Music Orange Library Online (MOLO).

Check It Out: David Gilmour to Auction Off His Personal Guitar Collection by Music Orange

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On June 20, 2019, legendary guitarist David Gilmour of Pink Floyd will be auctioning off more than 120 guitars from his personal collection, including Fender Broadcasters, Esquires, Telecasters and Stratocasters. There will be a preview the week before the auction, and bidding is expected to start at $300. We assume final prices will be on the pricey side, but it’s a chance to own a piece of history plus all proceeds go charity. Check it out here.

TRACK OF THE MONTH / march 2019: I Belong to You by Music Orange

This month..."I Belong To You" begins as a simple serenade - just some soft chords strummed on a guitar. But when sparse piano notes trickle in alongside pronounced percussion and lilting strings, the dynamic changes from solo serenade to acoustic ensemble, making for a lush and romantic piece of music. Add in a glockenspiel and the mood changes again from amorous to playful.

You can hear this one in the AMERICANA section of The Music Orange Library Online (MOLO).

Things We Like: VinylHub by Music Orange

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VinylHub is the largest database of brick-and-mortar record stores out there. You'll likely find some local shops that you didn't know existed, and it's a great resource if you'll be traveling to another city or country and want to do some record shopping while you're there. It also lists record events such record fairs, record parties, and record discounts. If you're a record collector it's a very valuable resource!

TRACK OF THE MONTH / february 2019: Nova by Music Orange

This month...Taking its cues from 21st century Southern Rap production styles, “Nova” opens with mellow, undulating synth and piano tones, setting a chilled-out vibe. After the slow pulsing thump of the bass drum drops alongside a gated rimshot, it’s easy to imagine Travis Scott or Migos adding their magic over this smoldering instrumental track. 

Find this one filed under HIP HOP...URBAN in The Music Orange Library Online (MOLO).

Things We Like: Rockscenester.com by Music Orange

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Ryan Richardson of Austin, Texas has taken it upon himself to digitize the entire catalog of Rock Scene magazine (1973-1982) and we're glad he did. Rock scene was a music rag that was a little cooler than some of its contemporaries such as Hit Parader, Creem, and Circus. It featured short articles and numerous photographs of most of the early glam, rock, and punk bands of the period; David Bowie, Roxy Music, T. Rex, Iggy Pop, Lou Reed, Sex Pistols, KISS, etc. Check it out!

TRACK OF THE MONTH / january 2019: Fortified by Music Orange

This month..."Fortified" is both tough and melodic. It begins by building on layers of different rhythmic textures - finger snaps mix with bubbling notes before an old school 1990s flavored production drops big booming beats, bolstered by a bass that could rattle the windows of a car (with a decent sound system). The melodic hook eases into the song with the confident cadence of a double dutch jump rope champion.

You can find "Fortified" in the HIP HOP...URBAN section of The Music Orange Library Online (MOLO).