4 x SPOT+ Extra Music Supervisor-Q&A-sessions!

apr 23, 2020

As you know, SPOT festival 2020 and also the big industry conference, SPOT +, unfortunately is canceled. But as previously announced, we are working on a small “virtual” replacement for SPOT + through a series of online sessions with some of the music supervisors who should have visited SPOT + this year. Next up is Sascha Darroch-Davis/DLMDD, Katy Gavillet/FOX, Patrik Larsson/Playground Music, Stockholm, and
Samuel Diaz/CBS.

The sessions will take place through ZOOM and we have 15 “seats” available. Please RSVP to jesper@promus.dk – and please note it’s “first come – first serve”.

Sascha Darroch-Davis/DLMDD, onsdag 6. maj fra 18:00 – 19:00
Katy Gavillet/FOX, onsdag 13. maj fra 18:30 – 19:30
Patrik Larsson/Playground Music, Stockholm, torsdag 14. maj fra 16:00 – 17:00
Samuel Diaz/CBS, tirsdag d. 19. maj fra 18:30 – 19:30

Read more about our music supervisores here:

Sascha Darroch-Davies/DLMDD

After working in various areas in the music business, Sascha decided in 2008 to put his musical background to a more formal use working as producer/music supervisor for 2110 Music.

Sascha was soon pouched by leading Music production company Adelphoi Music producing/supervising/disrupting on commercials, content for brands and sonic identity projects working his way up to co-MD within a few short years and serving as supervisor/producer on a wide range of advertising campaigns for brands such as Nike, Volvo, Amazon, Smirnoff, Audi, HSBC, Norwegian, NSPCC, Toyota, Asics and loads more less interesting ones.

After 9 years of Adelphoi Sascha, along with his co MD Greg and producer colleague Max left to form DLMDD the world’s specialist audio branding agency in 2019. In their first year they’ve won accounts with Babbel, Amazon, The Co-Op, and Singapore Airlines. Their collective music creation and supervision skills have been flexed hard in that time too with ad campaigns for Amazon, Guinness, X-Box, and Toyota.


Katy Gavillet/FOX

Katy Gavillet is the Executive Creative Director, Music at Fox Entertainment. Supporting the music needs of the marketing division, she interfaces with all aspects of music in relation to the Fox network; serving as an in-house music supervisor for promos, commissioning original songs and covers, and overseeing song clearances.

Collaborating closely with her counterparts at TV studios, production companies, major record labels, and publishers, Gavillet identifies and brokers key sync opportunities that create a unique and impactful sound for FOX’s award-winning promotional campaigns; including the slate of programs including The Masked Singer, Prodigal Son, 9-1-1, and Empire.

Prior to joining Fox, she spent several years as Manager of Creative Sync Licensing at Warner Bros. Records. Working with a broad roster of talented artists including Gallant, The Black Keys, Dua Lipa, Muse, and PARTYNEXTDOOR, she pitched WBR releases for strategic placements in film, TV, promos, and trailers.


Patrik Larsson/A&R, Playground Music, Stockholm

Experienced A&R and product-manager focusing on developing acts within a wide range of popular music genres since over 25 years back. Was one of the original founders of Playground Music back in 1999. Had a period away from Playground working as a consultant and manager on a local and international level plus doing loads of lectures/panels/workshops locally and worldwide. Was also part of the board for both SOM (the umbrella organisation for all indie labels) and Export Music Sweden during several years. In that role Patrik was instrumental and key in developing the now established Manifest on Tour concept.
Some of the key projects he has worked in recent years include established rock act Mando Diao, dance/pop producer Joakim Molitor, R&B/Soul artist Linae and crossover folk/pop duo Smith & Thell.

Samuel Diaz. Director of Music Supervision, CBS Television Studios

An industry professional for over 20 years, Samuel works as in-house music supervisor for NCIS, Blue Bloods, Blood & Treasure, Carol’s Second Act, NCIS: New Orleans and the new series Tommy and Broke. Working on NCIS since its inception, the show remains the #1 drama in the United States.
Prior to CBS, he worked as in-house music supervisor at Paramount Television.
He has participated in many panels including the BPI/UKTI Trade Mission (Los Angeles), Breakout West (Whitehorse, Regina, Calgary, Winnipeg and Victoria), M For Montreal (Montreal) Sensoria Festival (Sheffield), Liverpool Sound City (Liverpool), the Atlantic Film Festival (Halifax), Vil Vil Vest (Bergen Norway), Iceland Airwaves (Reykjavik), Music & Media (Tampere Finland), NARIP (Los Angeles), Music BC (Vancouver), ASCAP Expo (Los Angeles), and All About Music (Nashville).

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Presented by Promus & SPOT+ – in association with SPOT Festival, ROSA, MXD & Musikforlæggerne i Danmark.