Music Licensing

What We Do

Hidden Shoal manages a growing catalogue of label released, curated tracks, all available for your music licensing needs. We provide a one-stop shop, handling both master and sync rights worldwide and can turn clearance requests around as quickly as your project requires. We work with large and small clients alike from independent productions to big scale projects across film, tv, games, web and more. We also license tracks for compilations and manage licensing for covers of Hidden Shoal songs. Our client list includes MTV, ABC (US), Billabong, Foxtel, BBC, Greenpoint Pictures, Turn Left Productions, Victorian Government, ABC (Australia) and many more.

The Music

This wonderful selection of music covers a broad spectrum of sounds and styles, from filmic neo-classical and expansive and emotive ambient instrumentals through to inventive indie and post-rock, electronica and all the spaces in-between. To give you an introductory feel for what we have to offer you can sample a small selection of sonic delights from the catalogue via our SoundCloud playlist to the right or stream releases via our artist’s profiles on this website.

Contact us for further information or with any licensing enquiries.


 

Licensing News

  • Slow Dancing Society’s “The Best Days of Our Lives” EP Out Now!

    Following on from the recently released Lilac Lullabies EP, Drew Sullivan presents The Best Days of Our Lives, the second in a series of four new Slow Dancing Society EPs, lovingly mastered by Taylor Deupree. Each EP will be released digitally, one per month from June to September 2017, with the four EPs released on ...
  • Markus Mehr Featured on “Mind The Gap” Comp

    The ever wonderful Markus Mehr is featured on the latest “Mind the Gap” compilation as part of the new issue of the excellent Dutch magazine Gonzo Circus. Mehr’s latest masterpiece Dyschronia has been bending ears since it’s release in May this year. Find out more on the artist and listen to the album here if ...
  • Battlestations “Vixit” Out Now!

    We’re incredibly excited to present Battlestations‘ majestic new album Vixit. The album is available now via Battlestations’ Bandcamp and all good 3rd party stores. An excerpt of the epic opening track ‘I’ is available for streaming on SoundCloud. While 2015’s The Extent of Damage felt like a high-definition camera roving across a ruined world, listening to ...
  • Summon the Birds Sign to Hidden Shoal

    Hidden Shoal is proud to announce the signing of Melbourne band Summon the Birds. Summon the Birds flash out the shadows of the sky, spinning tales of fallen kings, dissected criminals, Arctic exploration, cloud riding and London rain. Imagine latter-day Talk Talk picking the locks to Spoon’s basement as The Drones circle, restless, looking for ...
  • Slow Dancing Society’s “Lilac Lullabies” EP Out Now!

    We’re excited to announce the release Lilac Lullabies, the first in a series of four new Slow Dancing Society EPs. The EP follows hot on the heels of the reissue of his acclaimed debut album The Sound of Lights When Dim. Each of the new EPs will be released digitally, one per month from June ...
  • New Battlestations Preview!

    Battlestations’ fans and those inevitably  about to be, prepare yourself! We’re excited to be able to present a preview of Battlestations‘ majestic new album Vixit. The album drops on the 23rd of June through Hidden Shoal and will be available from Battlestations’ Bandcamp and all good 3rd party stores. Check out the excerpt of the ...
  • New Slow Dancing Society Single and EP Pre-Order

    ‘Overture‘ is the first taste of the forthcoming Lilac Lullabies, the first in a series of four new Slow Dancing Society EPs. The EP follows hot on the heels of the reissue of his acclaimed debut album The Sound of Lights When Dim. Each of the new EPs will be released digitally, one per month ...
  • Markus Mehr’s “Dyschronia” Out Now!

    Dyschronia, the brilliant seventh album by prolific German experimentalist Markus Mehr is now officially out! The album is available via Bandcamp in digital and limited edition cassette formats and available for streaming and download via the usual 3rd party stores. “pushing his emotionally-charged sonic sculptures into much more dangerous and unpredictable territory… Totally mesmerizing and beautiful.” – Decoder Magazine ...
  • Washington Hebrew s/t Debut Out Now!

    The time has come for this wild sonic ride to be unleashed upon the world. The debut solo album from Washington Hebrew (aka Michael Kentoff of The Caribbean) is now officially with us, available via Bandcamp and the usual online stores and streaming services. Featuring the brilliant single ‘Bank Holiday Wknd‘, Washington Hebrew acts as ...
  • Gorgeous New Chloë March Track!

    ‘Sennen’ is the first taste of the new album by English dream-pop artist Chloë March, scheduled for release later in the year. The song is another stunning exercise in atmosphere and melody, all held together by March’s unmistakably honey-glazed vocals. In her own words, “I love watching or being in the sea when it’s raining and ...

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