Touch Music | Rights Usage
Over the years there have been many and various usages of Touch recorded works; from ballet to film, theatre to dance, the range of titles available in the Touch catalogue seems to suit many different media. Touch Music is wholly owned by Touch.
Lynn Ramsay · Gaspar Noé · Lars von Trier · The Royal Ballet (London) · Terrence Malik · Morgan Matthews · Rambert Dance Company · Gustav Deutsch · Shobana Jeyasingh Company · Justin Smith · EMI · Oxford Film and Television · JVC (Japan) · Lakeshore Entertainment (USA) · Tonic Music · BBC Radio & TV · BBC America · ITV · C4 · Carte Blanche (Norway's national contemporary dance company) · Theater Vorpommern (Germany) · The Dutch National Ballet · The Krasnoyarsk State Opera and Ballet Theatre (Russia) · Atlantik Film (Turkey) · Chou/Shu-yi & Dancers (Taiwan) · Media Rights Capital (USA) · Bossanova Films (Brazil) · Furia Films (Slovakia) · Riot Cinema (Spain) · Alaska Dance Theatre · Prada · Tero Saarinen (Finland) · Richmond Ballet (USA) · Samsa Films (Luxembourg) · Jessica Ruano & Second Skin Theatre (UK) · MTV · Olafur Eliason · Mark Woollen & Associates (USA) · Grace Jones · National Film Board of Canada · Sydney Dance Company (Australia) · Singapore Dance Theatre · Isaac Julien · Otter Films (Poland) · Jeremiah Zagar · Colney Films · The Olympic Museum (Switzerland) · Christian Dior Couture · Jürgen Brüning · GoGirls Productions (Australia) · Les Grands Ballets Canadiens de Montréal · Waterfront Film (Bulgaria) · 2 Below Zero (USA) · Hamlet Sarkissian · HBO · Theater Angereds (Sweden) · Theater Lantaren (Netherlands) · Universal (France) · Staatstheater Stuttgart · Rectangle (France) · Princess Pictures (Ireland) · Nordisk Film (Denmark) · Nederlands Dans · Mediata TV (Spain) · M.A.T. Music Theme Licensing (Ireland) · Hatari Films (France) · FreibeuterFilm Neumann (Austria)FreibeuterFilm Neumann · Charleroi Danses (Belgium) · Cerigo Films (France) · BMG (France) ·
...and many others have all enjoyed Touch music usage.
Rights can be cleared either directly (contact details can be found lower down on the right hand side of this page) or through the blanket agreement with MCPS.
Terrence Malik - "Knight of Cups"
Malik's forthcoming movie draw extensively on Biosphere's catalogue for music usage...
You can read about the movie, starring Christian bale, here:
Fennesz music usage on film trailer
Leslie Winer on Grace Jones Dub Album | September 2011
This album features the track "This Is" [GRACE JONES/IVOR GUEST/LESLIE WINER/ANTONY GENN]. Touch Music represents the publishing for Leslie Winer's composition share. The album is due out on Wall of Sound in September 2011.
Viktor Oszkar Nagy - "Caught Between Two Worlds"
Terrence Malik - "The Tree of Life"
Terrence Malik's new movie has caused a sensation at Cannes. You can read an in-depth review here (spoiler alert***)
Lynne Ramsay - "We Need To Talk About Kevin"
An extract of 'Aquaculture' from Energy Field by Jana Winderen has been used on the latest film directed by Lynne Ramsay. We Need to Talk About Kevin is a 2011 British film directed and adapted by Lynne Ramsay from American author Lionel Shriver's 2003 novel of the same name.
From The Observer 15th May 2011:
"Seamus McGarvey's camerawork is scintillating, and Lynne Ramsay's music choices, including Lonnie Donegan and Buddy Holly all linked by another impressive score by Radiohead's Jonny Greenwood, are impeccable."
Gaspar Noe - "Enter the Void"
This film has received a 5 star review in The Guardian.
Music by BJNilsen & Stillupsteypa features on the soundtrack…
New Signing to Touch Music
Biosphere film soundtrack @ Berlin Film Festival | February 2010
Im Schatten (In the Shadows) by Thomas Arslan, Germany (WP) appears as part of A world in pieces: the films of the 40th Berlinale Forum, with music by Geir Jenssen (published by Touch Music).