Soho Music is an award winning, fully independent, creative music agency founded in 2005 by Kate Young. Built upon an in-house team of music experts, musicians and supervisors, we provide a full 360 music supervision service across all aspects of music licensing, composition, research & concepts through to full execution of music strategies for tv advertising and brands as well as film.
Music supervision, rights management and artist collaboration is what we do. We are music experts, with unrivalled market-wide A&R access to the best existing and emerging talent within the music industry. Our work has enabled us to serve many long-standing clients such as: O2, BMW, Honda, Vodafone, Nike, Cadbury, YSL, Reebok, VCCP, Ogilvy and Adam & Eve.
In 2013 Soho Music built 8000 sq ft state of the art commercial recording studios in Farringdon to house their head office along with a host of talented recording artists, song writers, record producers. Everyone from Stormzy, Kylie, Mary J. Blige to One Direction recording there and was later sold to Sony Music in 2019.
Soho Music’s fully independent status allows us to always put creative first working with the best talent for every project, ensuring we deliver time after time. The unique positioning that was held within Soho’s commercial recording studios provided unrivalled long-term access for the composition roster working with producers and song-writing teams behind some of the biggest acts of today, as well as emerging talent through to platinum recording artists.
Our global roster of artists encompasses all genres, with a network of composers, producers, arrangers, session singers and studios across all markets. Our in-house publishing setup allows full servicing for custom music.
Licensing & Creative Research
We are music experts with strong industry relationships and in-depth knowledge across existing and emerging music catalogues across every genre and artist on a global basis. This is underpinned by our direct A&R access with 20+ years of licensing expertise across all media platforms, enabling time efficiency as well as negotiating the best value across projects.
We hold position on the top five priority response lists with all major and independent labels and publishers. We provide in-depth strategic planning, analysis and management of music budgets across all levels for our brand clients .
Soho Music carry full global indemnity insurance which is safe-guarded by our exceptional, water-tight music licensing system. We are tightly woven within heavy legal counsel to ensure we are constantly on top of the music legal system, whatever the platform, whatever the song.
Our long-standing industry relationships with rights owners, management teams and artists / producers, enables Soho Music to deliver with absolute speed and efficiency co-ordinating every aspect of bespoke projects from initial demos and production, through to negotiation of all standard licensing contracts as well as new master ownership rights in a global capacity.