The Bang on a Can Sound is a one-stop publisher/label in Brooklyn creating and curating music from the edges since 1987.
Our music has received Oscar and Golden Globe nominations for Best Original Song, 3 Pulitzer prizes in music, and has appeared in films like Iñárritu’s The Revenant, Sorrentino’s The Great Beauty and Youth; in TV shows like HBO’s Mare of Easttown, Netflix’s Dark and Worth, Patty Jenkins’ I Am The Night on TNT; and in ads for GE, Apple, LG and more.
The Composers and artists within the orbit of Bang on a Can represent a unique and vibrant niche spanning three decades and myriad genres. Bang on a Can Sound’s licensing library of over 900 tracks is equal parts innovative, stark, complex and minimal. Spanning from the symphonic and epic, to the intimate and expressive, this unique catalog is unlike any other music in the world.
Our latest release is a string quartet played by 4 drummers: