In search of great music

First. A bit of a ramble. The 80s did buttons right. Hairdryers, car consoles, telephones, remote controls and the likes were littered with a symphony of buttons. It was almost art. Someone decided that nine settings on a hair dryer was a great idea. Clearly somebody forgot to ask anybody that used a hairdryer. The […]

Hookline featured in Televisual Magazine

‘We are seeing a huge trend in which creatives are choosing emerging artists to soundtrack their productions over big names. Apps like Shazam have really helped this cause as for lesser known names, there is now a direct link from Sync-to-consumer.’ Hookline Director, Rachel Menzies gets quizzed by the good folks at Televisual Magazine about […]

Hookline supports Leukaemia research

We love to work with companies who do good, so we were chuffed to bits when the folk at leading Leukaemia research charity LEUKA, chose Hookline to soundtrack their most recent awareness film. The film, narrated by Zoe Wanamaker CBE (Harry Potter, My Family), tells the heart-wrenching stories of two Leukaemia patients and their loved […]

Help! We need space!

We are three lady-people looking for shared workspace for two days a week. We’ve exhausted every coffee shop that offers a decent coffee-wifi-bathroom-power to cost ratio, the VW campervan, Bill’s restaurants in most parts of London, the Southbank Member’s “desk space”, and most glamourous, the Hilton lobby. (Ask me sometime about how they don’t let pregnant women […]

“No alignment with particular messiahs”

We ask our artists upfront if there are any productions and placements they want to be excluded from, and sometimes the results are surprising and hilarious.

The Cannes Chronicles #1

Ok yes, you got us. This blog post is about 6 weeks late. But. It has taken us 6 weeks to recover & surface from our Cannes Lions 2014 experience.

Come Cannes-ping with Hookline

We’ll be at Cannes Lions – CANNES-PING (sorry) – in an Aqua VW Campervan all week. We want to talk to you about independent music and what you look for in a track. Humour us and we’ll spoil you with champers and take you on tour.

No budget? You’re Hilarious.

You may remember the story that went viral late last year – A London based TV Production Company writes a letter to electronic artist Whitey saying they would like to use one of his tracks in a series they were producing but they, (hold on to your panties) ‘have no budget for music’.