Slang Music offers new ‘house music’ iPhone apps

VINCE LAWRENCE’S Slang Music has added another service — creating iPhone apps under a new company, iLL Concepts, LLC, with partners Thomas Beckmann and Jack Eisenberg. First up is “House Music Ringtones,” whereby users can download the free app and have immediate access to four free house music ringtones.

“Users then have the option pay $1.99 for 21 more original ringtones and a reduced price for each additional library of future house music ringtones from other founding fathers of the genre,” says Lawrence.

Slang Music services include remixes, original music for music artists, artist development, music licensing and studio rental.

RED CAR EDITOR Gregg Sunmark will embark on cutting his third package of six to eight spots for Cox Communications campaign via Donor, Detroit.

Fred Goss of Company, L.A. will start shooting next week. Sunmark creative edits the dailies as they arrive at Red Car and will head for Detroit the week of July 13 for the final round of tweaks with Donor creatives.

ARTIST TAMARA MORRISON of Tamara Backdrops rented MK Films four backdrops and painted two new outdoor scenes for MK Films’ Wendy’s commercial and also painted a new sky gradation for a McDonald’s print ad.

While Morrison remains in the backdrop business and also works on residential art via decorators, she is selling her stock of 1,200 original, hand-painted backdrops of all different sizes, for $100 to $900.

CALABASH ANIMATION animated a General Mills spot for McCann Worldwide, New York, informs adults about the whole grains and calcium health benefits found in GM cereals like Trix, Lucky Charms and Cinnamon Toast Crunch.

The spot utilizes icons Lucky the Leprechaun and the Trix Rabbit and features an array of kids winning awards for their sports achievement and at science fairs.

For Calabash, Sean Henry was executive producer, Wayne Brejcha, CD; Diane Grider, production manager. Kathi Prosser directed for The Sweet Shop, and Cutting Room edited, both New York.

ANHEUSER-BUSCH WORLD CUP spots were mixed by Another Country and are airing globally. David Gerbosi each sound designed/mixed a 30 and a 15, while Robert Marshall Marshall sound designed/mixed a 30 and 15 for Samsung also for airing during the World Cup.