New York, NY (March 27, 2007)--New York based music and sound design shop Sugarbox, headed by creative director/composer Andrew Hollander has teamed up with Francis Garcia's, Shout It Out Loud Music (SIOL).
In this new partnership, SIOL will provide exclusive creative direction, music supervision and licensing services. Sugarbox will continue to offer original music composition and sound design. SIOL will move its operation into Sugarbox's 3,500-square-foot Chelsea studio.
Garcia noted, "Andy's track record as a film composer, album producer and songwriter first intrigued me. The pairing just seemed like a natural fit--one that also happens to possess a vast amount of creative potential, as well as the added benefit of increased infrastructure."
Prior to SIOL, Garcia was head of music supervision and licensing for Elias Arts, NY. "Francis brings a broad experience of working with bands and labels--his relationships and expertise will further strengthen our position with licensing tracks for the advertising community, as well as the utilizing his supervision and composition skills," noted Hollander.
Garcia is fresh off the heels of sponsoring and curating the successful Day For Night Party concert event at this year's SXSW music festival in Austin, which featured critically acclaimed, emerging artists Datarock, David Vandervelde, Shout Out Out Out Out, O'Death and Walter Meego.
Sugarbox's recent credits include a Quaker campaign out of Element 79 Chicago and mixing a video clip for Gym Class Heroes. Hollander co-wrote and produced the end title track, and scored the recent Sundance feature film hit, then Fox Searchlight acquisition, Waitress. The score was recorded and mixed at Sugarbox.