New York, NY (Top40 Charts)
In a dynamic business combination announced today between Zync Music
Hill Music, the companies will join forces to better serve the music supervisor community, offering not only an incredible catalog of music, but also the hottest frontline indie artists.
is a leading music licensing and publishing company that specializes in music synchronization placements in film, advertising, television, trailers, sports, and video games. The company is especially recognized for its work with emerging, cool independent artists.
Hill and Zync have also announced their launch of a JV publishing business to support and expand Zync's successful rights representation business, and to also offer funds for developing and signing new publishing deals with hot emerging artists.
Zync's LA team is headed by sync & publishing veteran Marisa Baldi (formerly of Universal Music
Publishing) who heads up the West Coast operations, and Zync founder Sanne Hagelsten (formerly of Ultra Records) who heads up the East Coast Operations. Combined they have over 45 years of experience in the music publishing and sync placement licensing business.
Under the new arrangement, Zync's creative team will remain intact and work alongside Round
Hill's sync staff. Baldi and Hagelsten will co-head the combined sync teams with offices in NY, LA, and Nashville.
"We cannot be more excited about Zync, Powered by Round
Hill! We are so happy to find a partner who shares our passion for music and appreciates the importance of strategic synchronization. This collaboration means more opportunities to bring great music and amazing artists to our friends in the sync world. Round
Hill's funding guarantees financial resources for our creative team to continue developing and expanding an incredible roster. It also adds the benefit of Round
Hill's publishing and administration expertise." - Sanne Hagelsten, CEO, Zync
"We are extremely proud of the reputation we've established as curators of cutting edge music. Round
Hill's worldwide network of resources gives us the ability to dramatically grow our business, while maintaining what has made us successful - our boutique, hands-on, personalized service. As music fans, we feel this is such an incredible fit and auspicious time to join forces, as we now get to represent Round
Hill's ever-growing catalog of multi-genre classics and hits. We look forward to signing (and syncing) great music together, in a climate brimming with possibilities." - Marisa Baldi, CEO, Zync
"The synergy between the Zync frontline and the Round
Hill catalog is compelling. Zync has arguably the best synchronization team in the business and Round
Hill can further back up our claim that we excel in sync. We are thrilled to have Sanne and Marisa, and the entire Zync staff, join the Round
Hill family." - Josh Gruss, CEO, Round
About ZYNC Music
Zync is a premier destination for music supervisors. With personalized service, Zync eases the creative detective work for the licensing community and provides them the inside track to the hottest upcoming artists. Since its beginning in 2002, Zync has secured over 15,000 licenses and nearly $100 million for their artist clients. Recent placements include the new Apple iPhone X campaign featuring Sofi Tukker, and the Google Pixel 2 campaign featuring Too Many Zooz. On the film marketing side, recent Zync trailer spots include The Heavy
in American Made's campaign and Bassnectar
and Loudpvck both of whose songs were the featured music in this year's Fate of the Furious campaign. Tim Myers is also featured in the new trailer for Disney Pixar's COCO and Caught a Ghost
in A Mountain Between Us film. Recent TV highlights include ODESZA
in Greys Anatomy, Battle
Tapes in Mr. Robot and The Acid in How To Get Away With Murder.
Zync's roster includes Band of Skulls, The Heavy, Bassnectar, Sofi Tukker, ODESZA, Sleigh Bells, Alabama
Shakes, Bones, Lucius, Vulfpeck, and many more.
Founded by Josh Gruss along with Richard Rowe and Neil Gillis, Round
has quickly risen to be one of the top independent publishers in the nation, and one of the largest independent music rights company in the world. Through its various divisions, Zync Powered By Round
Hill, Big Loud Bucks Royalty Administration, Round
Hill Nashville, Round
Hill Records, and its Bosshouse Music
Hill delivers everything from sync licensing, song placements, music production, label services, and one of the most transparent and accurate royalty systems in the marketplace.
Hill has in a short time frame climbed the ranks to become one of the top publishers in the nation. Ranked as one of Billboard's Top 10 Publishers in Q1 2017, and 7 other quarters within the last three years, as well as Billboard's #5 Top publisher in Country Music
for the last two years.
Hill boasts an extensive catalog of music recorded and performed by The Beatles, Eddie Holland, Neil Sedaka, The Rolling Stones, The Offspring, Bruno Mars, Cee Lo Green, Frank Sinatra, James
Brown, Bon Jovi, Steve Perry, Louis Armstrong, Tina Turner, Ella Fitzgerald, Celine Dion, Britney Spears, N Sync, Mötley Crüe, Josh Kear, Percy Sledge, and Katy Perry
and many others. Some of Round
Hill's current artists, writers and producers include American Authors, Morgan
Taylor Reid, Cobi, Jeffery David, Rune Westberg, The London Souls, Gramatik, Civil Twilight, The Griswolds, Lettuce and Odessa.
Hill Nashville claims songwriters such as Dallas Davidson, Jimmy Robbins, Wade Kirby and Danny
Myrick on its current roster along with Craig
Wiseman, Rodney Clawson, Sarah
Buxton, the Warren Brothers, Matt Dragstrom and Chris Tompkins in partnership with Big Loud Shirt.
Hill's catalog includes hit songs such as, "All of Me", "She Loves You", "I Saw Her Standing There", "Stop! In the Name of Love ", "Hit Me With Your Best Shot", "All Of Me," "Video Killed The Radio
Star," "When a Man Loves a Woman," "Cherry Pie", "Collide
", "Land of A Thousand Dances", "All By Myself" and many more.