Archive for: June, 2010

Does Your Business Need A Jingle?

Wouldn’t it be excellent to have a custom song commemorating your business? Even if you’re not advertising on the radio, a jingle or custom business song can be a great way to brand your product. It also can help people remember and relate to your business, especially when the song you have is catchy and interesting!

Now is the time to get your own custom business music from Old Port Jingles. We are able to work within most budgets to bring you the music your business deserves. Right now, you can get a 30 second jingle in the style of your choice starting as low as $999, which is about half of what you would pay with a corporate jingle house. Give us a try, and if you don’t like your final result, you won’t pay a dime!

Old Port Jingles – Music for all your marketing needs.


Support the Local Economy

Portland is known for many things, one of which is the great variety of local businesses. One of the best elements is seeing all these businesses work together to support each other. That’s why we are proud to say we just joined the Buy Local campaign here in Portland. We attended our first mixer and it was a lot of fun. We can’t wait to work with more local businesses! In the meantime, check out their website for more information.


Monitor Maddness!

Old Port Jingles monitorsIf you’re into home recording, you may have a pair of reference monitors that you use to balance your sound. Hopefully you have something better than your computers built in monitors. If you are looking to improve your desktop, M-audio makes great entry level monitors that range in prices to fit pretty much any ones needs. If you’re just getting started check out the AV-40’s. These 40 watt speakers give a pretty decent sound with their 4 inch speakers. They can be found for $150-$200 brand new and are a great place to start. If you can afford it, and you’re looking for something a little more professional, try the M-Audio BX5a’s. They are the current monitor of choice here at Old Port Jingles, and they sound amazing. They feature balanced XLR inputs, and pump out 70 watts per speaker of delicious ear candy. They will set you back $300-$400, and from what we’ve seen, appear to be the best bang for your buck. For balancing, get the optional sub-woofer with the on/off foot switch.

One thing that is important to do is make sure your speakers are at the correct height. Invest in speaker stands if you don’t have any. You want stands that are solid. In some recording studios, they use granite pillars that are buried into the ground to eliminate vibration! Your speakers should be at ear level, and about as far apart as you are to them. Think of a triangle, and make your head one of the points. Be sure that there us nothing that can block the sound on it’s way to you. Also, to avoid bouncing, place your desk 1-2 feet from the center of the wall, and try to work in a relatively square area. If you can do these simple steps, you will notice an immediate increase in sound quality for your home recording and mastering.


Need music for your business? Check out our customizable business jingles. Radio advertising is a great way to sell your products and reach a large audience with one of our custom music productions.

Custom songs can be a great way to celebrate any occasion! From birthdays to family reunions to roasts, music just makes everything better.

Viral marketing can be a great way to get your name out into the public eye.

Do you own a vacation home or rental property? A video is a great way to help fill up all your empty dates! Take a look at our property rental videos.

Let us make the hold music that will keep your clients calm and relaxed while waiting on the phone to speak with you.

Are you a business owner without a jingle? Let us make the song that's just what your company needs. Radio advertising with a business jingle from Old Port Jingles may be just what your next marketing campaign needs.

When you are ready to take your business to the next level, a viral video production can be just what you need. Let Old Port Jingles produce the song that will spread on the internet like wildfire! Start your next viral marketing campagin today.

Have you ever wanted a special song for a birthday, retirement, or graduation? Now you can have a song for any occasion with Old Port Jingles. From serious to comedy to educational let us make your custom song just right for you!