David Weiss is co-founder of The SongHunters
, an efficient search service for music supervisors.
He is also co-author of the book Music Supervision: The Complete Guide to Selecting and Licensing Music & Sound Design for Media, (Schirmer Trade Books, 2005) and co-manages its sister site, Music Supervision Central
In addition, David is the Founder/Editor of www.sonicscoop.com
, a news site that covers New York City music production and business.
An internationally published freelance journalist, he was the NYC editor of Mix magazine from 2003-2010, and his work has appeared regularly in publications such as Drum!, Time Out NY and Remix. He also maintains a corporate writing/communications strategy consultancy at www.dwords.com.
On the musical side, David Weiss produces and composes electronic music as Impossible Objects - visit him at www.myspace.com/impossibleobjectsmusic
. He has composed for such clients as the online trader FXDD, has created a collection of drones and rhythmic textures for the boutique library www.editorschoicemusic.com
, and his sound effects and samples have been incorporated for live event use at Madison Square Garden.
He also founded www.meetyourbeat.com
, a provider of loops and one-shots, which produced MYBVolume 1, 2 & 3 with Jamaican percussion legend Larry McDonald and "Emeril Live" bandleader Doc Gibbs.
David graduated from the University of Michigan with a B.A. in Communications (1994), and lives in Manhattan.