by aberomano on October 4, 2011

(Lady Gaga manager) Troy Carter’s music management group Atom Factory will launch a new electronic music division. This division, Atom Empire, will be led by veteran music manager Stephanie LaFera, who will run the division representing DJs in the electronic genre. Talent already signed to the brand includes major players, including Kaskade, Ming, Le Castle Vania, Late Night Alumni, Haley and Digital LAB. Atom Factory’s management roster includes Greyson Chance and Mindless Behavior as well as Gaga herself. LaFera most recently ran her own music venture Little Empire Music, managing a wide range of international recording artists such as Kaskade. Prior to Little Empire Music, LaFera was an artist manager at MCT Management, where she worked with Moby, Rufus Wainwright and Taylor McFerrin, among others. Watch out for more.


Summer is Getting Hotter!

by admin on August 5, 2011

Its been a crazy past couple months for Habitat Music producer Ming, who has been bangin’ out some amazing remixes for Ellie Goulding, Beyoncé and Kaskade.

Plus, if that wasn’t keeping him busy enough, he’s just launched his Hood Famous Music label!


Habitat Founder launches Afire Music

by admin on July 12, 2011

Habitat Music founding producer, Aaron Albano, has partnered with Ben Jastatt of Matchless Music, and Malcolm Francis or Popular Beat Combo to create Afire Music LLC.  Afire Music specializes in licensing music for film, television and commercials.   With this strategic partnership, Habitat Music completes its client service offerings as a full-service music house with Afire as a one-stop licensing arm.  Afire not only offers great production music for all applications but also an awesome roster of indie bands and artists. Afire is now also able to provide material for full productions in broadcast and serial Internet. Habitat is excited to provide not only high quality original music, but also offer clients an A-level catalog, representing great artists and bands for licensing.


Spring Fling

by admin on May 1, 2011

Habitat Music will be providing the score for commercials from automotive powerhouse Dodge Cars.  Working with Dodge’s Forida-based advertising agency, Habitat will help them marry imagery of the iconic vehicles with music that sets the Dodge brand apart from competitors. For a brand that’s “Never Neutral”, Habitat’s making sure the music also defies neutrality.

It’s been a blast working on a spot (airing this fall) with a cat that refuses to go barefoot and has quite the appetite.  More details to come soon, but we can’t let the cat out of the bag yet…



by Harold on August 23, 2010

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS: The 2010 AF INTERNATIONAL MUSIC COMPETITION is open to artists worldwide, offering entrants a chance to have their work critiqued by some of the music world’s most influential professionals, win valuable prizes and opportunities! With an entry fee of $25, artists may affordably enter as many works as they wish. DEADLINE: SEPTEMBER 15, 2010. For more information, visit or LOG ON NOW TO ENTER at


Songwriters Hall of Fame

by ming on June 23, 2010

The Songwriters Hall of Fame celebrates and honors great pop songwriters while developing new writing talent through workshops, showcases, scholarships and digital initiatives. Taylor Swift, Phil Collins, Earth Wind and Fire and Leonard Cohen were among this years award recipients at the 2010 Induction Ceremony on June 17th. In addition to an amazing evening of live performances, attendees look forward to taking home a goody bag with the The Songwriters Hall of Fame New Writers Showcase CD. Since its inception in 2003, Habitat Composer/Producer/Engineer Harold Stephan has been mastering the New Writers Showcase CD and was featured as a songwriter in 2006 with his band Amelia’s Dream for their song “Save Me“. Check out this years best new songwriters. Highlights of this years awards dinner included a breathtaking performance of Cohen’s “Hallelujah” by k.d. lang and a knockout, high energy closing number by E-W-F.


What do Katy Perry, Beyonce, Lady Gaga, The Black Eyed Peas, American Idol’s Big Mike & The IRS Have In Common?

Habitat Music.

We believe strength in today’s music industry requires multiple outlets for the creator. Here are some highlights of the past year: Katy Perry’s “I Kissed A Girl” Ming remix for Victoria’s Secret; Lady Gaga’s “Telephone” Ming remix with Beyonce for Interscope; The Black Eyed Peas’ “Rock That Body” Ming remix for Interscope; Big Mike’s first full length album & 3 years of artist development preparing him for his big moment on American Idol; Commercial spots for IRS’ “E-File” & Bulova’s newest watch line, among others. Thanks for a great year.


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Lady Gaga – Ming’s Telephone Remixes by ming