News & Press

Discovery MusicSource makes Shark Week Splash!

July 15, 2015 -

Global Music Services Scores Beast of the Abyss, Sharks of the Shadowland and Ninja Sharks specials for Shark Week! Discovery MusicSource was able to compile playlists to capture the excitement and wonderment of Shark Week. The group incorporated tracks from newly-commissioned...


Searching For the Perfect Wave?

July 1, 2015 -

A Flood of New Releases from DMS and Teletunez! Searching for that perfect track? That perfect sound wave? We know it can be tough to find just what you're looking for--out there in an ocean of music! DMS has built it's own ocean of Perfect Waves to satisfy your musical...


Electrolight Sets the Scene!

April 1, 2015 -

DMS Lights it UP! DMS designs and commissions exclusive underscore as part of its ongoing commitment to service a broad cross-section of network music needs. Calling on A-list composers from a variety of backgrounds, DMS partnered with Joel Hartman, Will Musser and Jonathan...


Big World launches on Spectrum label

October 1, 2014 -

DMS goes BIG! Discovery MusicSource continues to expand its offerings with exclusively commissioned new music hand-crafted to serve our networks. Up next - BIG WORLD - dynamic orchestral/electronic hybrids that include subtle ethnic options...


DMS Summer Joyride

July 1, 2014 -

DMS GOES ON A JOYRIDE! Inaugural release on the Discovery QTopia label Remember double albums? DMS is celebrating the summer with the release of "Indie Joyride" - a 2-digital-CD pack fresh off the consoles of new and old friends alike. First up, by way of...


It's The Music That Matters

April 1, 2014 -

At DMS, we know how much the Music Matters. Last year the DMS Creative team collaborated with Producers around the world on over 1500 hours of programming across all of our Networks. We have had the good fortune to work with some of the top creative talent on some incredible...


Shark Week Soundtrack now available on iTunes!

July 26, 2012 -

Shark Week: Tracks With Teeth pulls scores from iconic programming of Discovery Channel’s Shark Week, including Ultimate Air Jaws and Great White Invasion, to capture the most action oriented tracks in an ultimate soundtrack for Discovery Channel’s annual week-long event.  This...


Flying Wild Alaska Soundtrack on iTunes July 6, 2012

July 5, 2012 -

For the First Time Ever Discovery’s Global Music Services Team Releases a Full Soundtrack to iTunes. Discovery Channel’s Flying Wild Alaska takes viewers to the isolated rural inhabitants of the Bering Sea coastline to join the Tweto family and their company of top pilots who...


Appointment of Kirsteen Mclean

May 10, 2012 -

London. We are pleased to announce Kirsteen Mclean as the new music supervisor for the Discovery Networks International (DNI) region. Kirsteen will be based in London on the UK based Global Music Services team. Kirsteen has extensive experience overseeing music supervision for...


Jay Mistry Invited to Speak at SensoriaPro Industry Day

April 26, 2012 -

Director of Music Services Jay Mistry hosted a panel on “Production Music for Media” at this year’s SensoriaPro Industry Day, lending his perspective on the music placed in film and television. This annual informational and networking event brings together a wide variety of professionals...


Music Hard Drives Now Available!

October 25, 2011 -

Upon special request, our Music team can provide searchable hard drives (mac or pc) pre-loaded with the entire music library. If you need music or have questions please contact us by phone at 240-662-4010 or email at


Featured Playlist: Crime and Investigation

October 24, 2011 -

Need help narrowing your music selections?  Who better to ask than our Music experts? This month we feature Gary Ford’s playlist to showcase his favorite genre - Crime and Investigation.  Gary is VP of Global Music Services and a music guru. His ear for music is evident in his...


Fire in the Hole: Discovery MusicSource Scores SONS OF GUNS

September 14, 2011 -

The Season 2 finale of Discovery's hit show SONS OF GUNS will feature a song titled Fire in the Hole, which will be available on  iTunes starting Thursday, September 15. The song, written and performed by Phil Settle, captures the mood of the show, the culture of the south and...


Gary Ford, Vice President of Global Music Services invited to speak at SXSW 2012

August 11, 2011 -

South By Southwest Music and Media Conference invites Gary Ford to participate in the Composing for TV panel discussion on March 13-18, 2012 in Austin, Texas. Currently in its twenty-fifth year, SXSW is the premiere event of its kind in North America. With over 16,000 registrants...


Discovery MusicSource names David Imhof Composer of the Month

July 7, 2011 -

You’ve heard his work on the popular TLC series Jon & Kate Plus 8 plus numerous other Discovery programs; composer and multi-instrumentalist David Imhof has provided custom music for some of the most popular contemporary television shows.  Currently David’s work can be heard...


Discovery MusicSource turns up the beat for American Idol

July 1, 2011 -

Millions tuned in to season 10 of American Idol to vote for fan favorite Scotty Mcreery, and to rock to the music including 7 tracks from Discovery MusicSource!


Heads of Discovery Networks International Programming, Production and Development Unite in London to Promote Discovery Footage and Music Services!

June 2, 2011 -

Discovery Music Source teamed with Discovery Networks International in London on June 2 to host a launch party. The event brought together Discovery Access, the recently launched stock footage library and Discovery Music Source, divisions of MyDiscovery with the London Programming...


Discovery Music Source - New Site, New Sounds, New Search

July 22, 2010 -

Welcome to Discovery MusicSource 2.0! We have revamped our look and added a ton of fresh new features and content. Check out our “Portfolio” page to see DMS in action or click on “Our Libraries” for an overview of our diverse musical offerings. Or just cut to the chase and click...