About Us

• THE CHICAGO MUSIC LIBRARY is the premier independent production music library in the industry, with over 30,000 tracks of hard hitting and high quality music produced by some of the top independent artists and composers from across the globe. Our catalog is extremely diverse with everything from hard hitting HUGE orchestral trailer music to indie pop, rock, and hip-hop; to mystery/horror underscores and LIVE recorded classical.

• TYPES OF LICENSES AVAILABLE: We offer needle-drop licenses (one track at a time), blanket licenses (unlimited usage per production), and monthly and yearly subscriptions. You can pick and choose the exact number and style of albums you want to use in your music production.

• CATALOG CONTENT: We have a wide variety of Royalty Free music spanning many different genres and styles. Our licensed tracks are hard hitting, current, cutting edge, unique and filmic. Major film and TV styles and formulas are included, and many new releases are featured each month.

• THE CLASSICAL CATALOG: We have one of the largest classical selections in the music production industry. With major orchestral performances recorded and digitally mastered by some of the finest European orchestras, our online music library features works by the most important classical composers in the world.

• THE SONGS CATALOG: With about 100 song albums currently available in this section of our online music library, you will discover that most of these tracks have multiple mixes including "Full" (with vocals) and "Lite" (instrumental). This category is constantly expanding so be sure to check out our New Releases frequently.

• DOWNLOADS: Accessing, selecting and licensing production music from the Chicago Music Library is simple and easy. Users can sample our entire online music library and then download licensed music selections directly from the Internet. All it takes is a couple minutes to register on our website and establish a user name and password.

• FAST-TRACK SEARCH: Our proprietary technology offers rapid searches for our entire online music library by multiple criteria - making the whole process seamless. Just type in what you are looking for, hit "enter", and your choices come right up. Previews and downloads are at 320 bitrate in high mp3 format, so transfers are lightening fast assuring you that the tracks will sound great. AIFF and WAV files are available on request.

• ONE-STOP LICENSING: Royalty-free means a one-time licensing payment, and no recurring fees. When we issue licenses, both synch and master rights are licensed with all tracks. Film and TV licenses are issued on an individual basis via phone or email upon request - just call us at (818) 906-3988.

• LIVE CHAT: Our music consultants are online via Live Chat, AIM, iChat, and available by phone - to search for you, send you submissions, and save you valuable time - a free 24-hour service.

We have been in the industry since 2008.

Chicago Music Library PROMO
Added on 8/19/2014
The team at Chicago Music Library would love the opportunity to provide content creators with a music licensing resource and service that is simple, accessible and streamlined with tailor-made licensing services, including needle drops, per-project and annual blankets. We are an independent music library based in Los Angeles, California, equipped with well over 30,000 pre-cleared music tracks, all of which are hard hitting, cutting edge and high quality - produced by some of the top independent artists and composers from across the globe - including our Lead Composer and Executive in Charge of Music Production is three time Emmy Nominee Robert J. Walsh, whose credits include scoring the original music for Spiderman, GI Joe, Transformers, My Little Pony, X-Men, Dungeons & Dragons, and dozens of other TV series. Rob and his team in the studio can produce custom cues on spec with no kill fees. Further, we have established exclusive partnerships with leading European music catalogs including, ProWerks, Roba and Soundiva. The Chicago Music Library has a strong focus on customer service, if you are in a time crunch or can’t find what you are looking for, our digital music librarians are happy provide FREE music searches; we can deliver musical options straight to your inbox. As mentioned above, we offer needle-drop licenses (one track at a time), per-project blanket licenses (unlimited usage per production), and yearly subscriptions (annual blankets). You can pick and choose the exact number and style of albums you want to use in your music production. Check out our site, with a constant stream of new albums that encompass changing and emerging musical trends. Accessing, selecting and licensing music from the Chicago Music Library is simple and easy. Users can sample our entire music library online and download pre-cleared licensed music selections directly from the site. Our proprietary technology offers rapid searches for our entire online music library by multiple criteria - making the entire process easy and efficient. Just type in what you are looking for, hit "enter", and your choices come right up. Previews and downloads are at 320 bit-rate in high mp3 format making transfers lightning fast with outstanding sound quality. AIFF and WAV files are also available on request. In addition, the Chicago Music Library offers free multi-platform social media promotion for companies that we collaborate with. Our team would love an opportunity to work with you to help create outstanding content. If you have any questions or queries please don’t hesitate to contact us, we would love to discuss any future opportunities with you.

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