Hollywood, CA (May 6, 2010)–Musician and composer DJ Unwind has licensed 18 original tunes to music library companies Black Toast Music and Songs To Your Eyes.
Based in Minneapolis, and with representation in Hollywood, CA, DJ Unwind composes, produces, and plays all of his own music, across the specialized genres of trip-hop, down-tempo, lounge, electronic and urban. The artist has just licensed two songs to Black Toast Music Library has also licensed 16 songs to Songs To Your Eyes Library, including 15 tracks featured on the Smokey Beats, Vol. 4 compilation.
Regarding the reason his company licensed tracks from DJ Unwind, Bob Mair, owner/CEO/creative, Black Toast Music, said, “As an independent music publisher/library, we are introduced to new artists every day. DJ Unwind stands out from the crowd because of his amazing ability to capture the heart and soul of what’s really happening in the current R&B/hip-hop market. Because our philosophy has always been that we refuse to represent anything but the best to our TV, film, advertising, and videogame clients, DJ Unwind is a great new asset to our catalog.”
Adds Opher Yisraeli, founder, Songs To Your Eyes, “We selected original songs from DJ Unwind to include within our library collection, because his music is highly expressive, contemporary, bold and intriguing. We are finding that more and more of our film, TV, videogame and multi-media clients are seeking this type of musical material for their projects.”
Minneapolis native Brad LaBarbera transformed himself into DJ Unwind at age 19, and debuted as a producer in his own right with Truth Beyond the Beat, a full-length CD in 2006, which was independently released. More recently, DJ Unwind has produced singles for a variety of artists in the urban genre, including a collaboration with Mateo from Interscope Records.