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Makin’ Music LLC is a full-service independent music company. Since 1985 we’ve been providing the very best creative services to clients in all areas of the music industry.

Our intense commitment to excellence has resulted in a powerfully creative independent music company. Makin’ Music has built a strong history and excellent reputation in Nashville based on the honest and fair treatment of our clients throughout the years.

MMFILM AND MAKIN MUSIC MARKETING PRODUCTION AND RELEASE PLANNING 

MMFILM DIRECTORS LEXI GEBOW AND CHRIS DODSON NOW IN FINAL EDITS ON NEW LOWER BROADWAY BAND VIDEO "SWEET SOUTHERN LOVE" SET FOR SPRING RELEASE. 

 ROUND ROOM PRODUCTIONS AND MM MARKETING ANNOUNCE JUNE 4 INTERNATIONAL RELEASE DATE OF JUNE 4 FOR VIDEO OF NEW SONG "REALLY LOVE ME." WRITTEN AND PRODUCED BY ANGELA SHELTON AND CHRIS DODSON WITH ASSOCIATE PRODUCER THE AMAZING MIKE HOLMES. ALSO PART OF NEW ANGELA SHELTON/ROUND ROOM  FEATURE FILM TO BE ANNOUNCED SHORTLY.

VALUABLE ADDITIONS TO MAKIN MUSIC SONGPLUGGING TEAM 

We are very blessed to have a great line up of special connects with inside access to various Superstar Artists and Film Supervisors. These wonderful CONDUITS have been extremely helpful over the past few weeks helping us obtain usages on BLAKE SHELTON. LUKE BRYAN. KACEY MUSGRAVES, JASON ALDEAN, KENNY CHESNEY, RONNIE MILSAP, The VOICE(SEASON FINALE), NETFLIX AND 3 FEATURE FILMS. We do so appreciate you all.

GOODBYE OLD FRIEND CONNIE BRADLEY 

SO SAD TO HEAR OF THE PASSING AWAY OF LONG TIME ASCAP MUSIC EXECUTIVE CONNIE BRADLEY. THE BRADLEY FAMILY WAS TRULY INSTRUMENTAL IN ESTABLISHING NASHVILLE AS A MUSIC TOWN IN THE 50'S,AND FOR 60 YEARS THEREAFTER. OUR FOUNDER AND PRESIDENT CHRIS DODSON WORKED ON DOZENS OF GREAT PROJECTS WITH CONNIE INCLUDING THE FORMATION OF THE FIRST LEGISLATIVE COMMITTEE OF THE NASHVILLE SONGWRITERS BOARD of DIRECTORS. THANK YOU CONNIE - WE LOVE YOU AND WILL MISS YOU.

 

 

CUTS JUST KEEP ON COMING CHRIS DODSON ANGELA SHELTON ROUND ROOM PRODUCTIONS 

CO-WRITERS AND CO-PRODUCERS CHRIS DODSON AND ANGELA SHELTON RETURN TO THE ROUND ROOM STUDIOS ON WEDNESDAY TO RECORD THEIR NEW SONG FOR IN HOUSE BAND "THE ROUND ROOMERS." DODSON AND HIS MAKIN MUSIC PRODUCTION TEAM HAVE PRODUCED FOR ALL THE MAJORS AND HAD THE HONOR OF WORKING WITH: MERLE HAGGARD, VINCE GILL. TERRI CLARKE, B J THOMAS, FAITH HILL, SAM AND DAVE, THE GRASSROOTS, MARY WELLS, SONNY THROCKMORTON, BRANDY CLARKE, PAM TILLIS, BRIAN WHITE and many many more.    RIGHT ON WITH THE LIGHT ON!

B J THOMAS VOICE OF AN ANGEL 

WE WERE SO VERY VERY BLESSED TO HAVE THE GREAT B J THOMAS RECORD OUR PITCH OF LEWIS ANDERSON'S "WHATEVER HAPPENED TO OLD FASHIONED LOVE" . #1 COUNTRY AND MAJOR CROSSOVER.

SO SAD TO HEAR OF  RECENT HEALTH ISSUES- PRAYING FOR A RECOVERY. WE LOVE YOU B J THOMAS.

BLAKE SHELTON LUKE BRYAN KACEY MUSGRAVES JASON ALDEAN KENNY CHESNEY 

WE ARE SO VERY THANKFUL TO ALL THE GREAT ARTISTS WHO USE OUR SONGS. BLAKE SHELTON, LUKE BRYAN, KACEY MUSGRAVES, KENNY CHESNEY, JASON ALDEAN, RANDY TRAVIS, REBA, RASCALL FLATTS, GEORGE STRAIT, ALAN JACKSON, LORETTA LYNN, BARBARA MANDRELL, DELBERT McCLINTON,GEORGE JONES, MERLE HAGGARD and so many more. THANK YOU! We LOVE you!

FLORIDA GEORGIA LINE LUKE BRYAN JASON ALDEAN TIM McGRAW FAITH HILL 

THE MAKIN MUSIC MANAGEMENT , RADIO PROMOTION, MARKETING AND A&R TEAM HAVE THE PLEASURE AND PRIVILEGE OF WORKING FOR SO MANY GREAT ARTISTS: FLORIDA GEORGIA LINE, LUKE BRYAN, JASON ALDEAN, TIM McGRAW, FAITH HILL, KEITH WHITLEY, WILLIE NELSON, MERLE HAGGARD, GEORGE JONES, RANDY TRAVIS, BILLY RAY CYRUS, TOBY KEITH, REBA,  TERRI CLARK and many many more. THANK YOU! WE LOVE YOU AND ARE MAJOR FANS.

MAKIN MUSIC MARKETING AND MMFILM ADDING NEW TALENT 

MAKIN MUSIC MARKETING and MMFILM ARE VERY EXCITED TO WELCOME ETHAN SCHUSTER TO OUR TEAM. ETHAN IS AN EXPERIENCED SOCIAL MEDIA DIRECTOR FOR BANDS AND DIRECTOR OF PHOTOGRAPHY.  HE IS DIRECTING THE NEW VIDEO FOR FOREMOST RECORDS ON DIAMOND JIM WOOD - "HONEST WOMAN" SET FOR A SUMMER RELEASE. ETHAN JOINS OUR WONDERFUL TEAM OF LEXI GEBOW, JEREMY GREENBAUM, AND SHARALYN ROCKEFELLER THAT HAVE CONTINUED TO BUILD TREMENDOUS EXPOSURE AND FAN BASE FOR MAKIN MUSIC AND FOREMOST RECORDS CLIENTS.

56 YEARS OF MUSIC ROW MAGIC CHRIS DODSON 

MAKIN MUSIC'S FOUNDING FATHER CHRIS DODSON BEGAN WORKING ON MUSIC ROW IN 1966 AS AN EMPLOYEE OF STARDAY KING RECORDS. SINCE THEN HE HAS BEEN A PART OF DOZENS OF TOP OF THE MUSIC INDUSTRY'S HIT RECORDS, ARTISTS, SONGWRITERS, PRODUCERS AND MANAGERS CAREER PATHS. SO MANY CHANGES, IT'S ALWAYS CHANGING. SO MUCH GREAT MUSIC AND MUSIC PEOPLE. AND MUCH MUCH MORE TO COME. JUST KEEP ON MAKIN IT -- CREATIVE EXCELLENCE AND ARTIST INTEGRITY.

THANK YOU SONY MUSIC EMI WARNER CHAPEL UNIVERSAL 

WE ARE SO VERY PROUD TO PITCH TRULY GREAT CATALOGS THAT ARE PUBLISHED BY THESE FANTASTIC PUBLISHERS: SONY MUSIC, EMI, WARNER CHAPEL, UNIVERSAL AND MANY GREAT INDEPENDENTS. THANK YOU FOR YOUR SUPPORT AND INSPIRING SONGS AND MUSIC. AND TO OUR SONGPLUGGING STAFF ON RECENT USAGES BY BLAKE SHELTON, LUKE BRYAN, KACEY MUSGRAVES, KENNY CHESNEY, THE VOICE AND ALAN JACKSON.

MMFILM LEXI GEBOW ETHAN SCHUSTER DIAMOND JIM WOOD ON LOCATION 

MMFILM OUTSTANDING YOUNG DIRECTORS LEXI GEBOW AND ETHAN SCHUSTER SHOOTING ON LOCATION TODAY AT ROUND ROOM PRODUCTIONS. PROJECT IS VIDEO ON DIAMOND JIM WOOD'S FIRST SINGLE "HONEST WOMAN" SET  FOR RELEASE THIS SPRING ON FOREMOST RECORDS. LEXI IS ALSO DOING A PHOTO SHOOT FOR MARKETING ON CHRIS DODSON and THE LOWER BROADWAY BAND.

SONGPLUGGING SERVICES BLAKE SHELTON LUKE BRYAN KACEY MUSGRAVES 

WE ARE VERY BLESSED TO HAVE THE HELP OF OUR CONDUITS. THESE ARE FOLKS THAT HAVE SPECIAL CLOSE ACCESS AND RELATIONSHIPS WITH KEY ARTISTS, PRODUCERS AND MUSIC SUPERVISORS AND ASSIST US IN PITCHING TO THEM. THANK YOU FOR YOUR GREAT WORK! AND RECENT SUCCESSES WITH BLAKE SHELTON, LUKE BRYAN, KACEY MUSGRAVES,KENNY CHESNEY, THE VOICE SEASON FINALE and 2 FEATURE FILMS. KEEP ON ROCKIN'!!

MR JAY WARNER M C HAMMER BEATLES RASCALS 

WE TRULY MISS OUR SUPER PUBLISHER FRIEND JAY WARNER. JAY PUBLISHED THE INTERNATIONAL MEGA - SMASH "YOU CAN'T TOUCH THIS" (M C HAMMER).  ALSO HUGE WORLDWIDE CLASSICS ON THE RASCALS, GLADYS KNIGHT ( AND THE PIPS) , RICK JAMES, FOUR SEASONS and so many many more. HE ALSO REPRESENTED BEATLES PRODUCER GEORGE MARTIN. TRULY A GREAT FRIEND AND WE TRULY MISS HIM.  HAMMER TIME.

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