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Heather Gardner

The MIMO Interview: Heather Gardner, Vapor Music (Part 2) [2013 In Review]

Indie Musicians, Publishing and Song Placement series

Finishing up our month of reviewing key MIMO articles from 2013…here is Part 2 of Jeff McQ’s interview with Heather Gardner, music supervisor for Vapor Music. First published last fall, this was part of an important series of interviews about song placements and synced music as an outlet for indie musicians.  Check out part 1 here.  Enjoy! –Ed.    *****   MIMO:  What type of sound quality are you looking […]


Heather Gardner

The MIMO Interview: Heather Gardner, Vapor Music (Part 1) [2013 In Review]

Indie Musicians, Publishing and Song Placement series

We  conclude our January review of the best posts on MIMO in 2013 with an important series of interviews that should be especially helpful to indie singer-songwriters and composers.  In recent years, song placements for media have become a major possible outlet for DIY musicians who might not otherwise get their music heard, and some indie musicians have built successful careers around such placements. Last fall, Jeff McQ interviewed several […]


Heather Gardner

The MIMO Interview: Heather Gardner, Vapor Music (Part 2)

Indie Musicians, Publishing and Song Placement series

Yesterday, we launched a new series of posts under the heading “Indie Musicians, Publishing and Song Placement” with an interview with music supervisor Heather Gardner. Below is the conclusion of that interview. (If you’re just joining us, you should read Part 1 first.) Enjoy!   *****   MIMO:  What type of sound quality are you looking for with song placements? Is it okay to send in a demo or should […]


Heather Gardner

The MIMO Interview: Heather Gardner, Vapor Music (Part 1)

Indie Musicians, Publishing and Song Placement series

With the expansion of cable and satellite into hundreds of channels, the rise of Internet video, and a boon of new films and television shows over the past few years, the demand for song placement and licensing has exploded right along with it. Full-time music supervisors for corporate media entities have become nearly as important to the industry as label A&R reps have been, as they are always looking for […]