Scott Shetler is a Chicago-based freelance writer whose words can be found on PopCrush, Diffuser and other music, pop culture and travel websites. He has interviewed a wide range of artists, from Anthony Kiedis to Weird Al Yankovic and from Amanda Palmer to Taylor Hanson. He freely acknowledges an inexplicable obsession with the music of cheesy ‘80s pop duo Air Supply.
Samsung Galaxy Commercial – What’s the Song?
The latest Samsung Galaxy camera commercial pairs scenes of amateur photographers snapping away with the pleasant folky vibe of a brand-new song from the band Klak Tik.
Quiksilver ‘Few Words’ Movie Teaser – What’s the Song?
Skier and filmmaker Candide Thovex has partnered with sport apparel company Quiksilver to premiere 'Few Words,' a film documenting his rise from childhood to gold medalist at the X Games. A four-minute teaser for the movie featuring footage of Thovex skiing on impossibly steep terrain uses the moody electronic music of a German artist.
Canon Inspired 2012 Commercial – What’s the Song?
Canon pays homage to overzealous photographers in a humorous new commercial that fittingly makes use of a dreamy pop ballad called 'Beautiful Dreamer.' The woman singing the classic tune is Rachel Fannan of the band Only You.
Nikon Tears 2012 Commercial – What’s the Song?
Nikon aims to capture the range of human emotion in a lengthy online commercial featuring the music of an independent singer-songwriter based in Seattle.
Dick’s Sporting Goods Christmas 2012 Commercial – What’s the Song?
A used baseball glove becomes a cherished Christmas gift in a commercial for Dick's Sporting Goods that features the music of the Lumineers.
Windows 8 U.K. 2012 Commercial – What’s the Song?
As Microsoft shows off the fresh look of its Windows 8 operating system, the company uses the music of another fresh face in its U.K. commercial. Australian singer-songwriter Lenka is featured in the ad with the bouncy tune 'Everything at Once.'
Canadian Tourism ‘Keep Exploring’ 2012 Commercial – What’s the Song?
More than 7,000 Canadians submitted video footage for an official commercial by the Canadian Tourism Commission that features the Northern Lights, hockey on frozen ponds, lobster, roller coasters, shooting stars and fireworks, all set to a peppy track by British Columbia-based indie rockers Yukon Blonde.
Zales Winter Holiday 2012 Commercial – What’s the Song?
The music of British rock band Various Cruelties appears in a 2012 winter holiday commercial for jewelry retailer Zales that features multiple marriage proposals.
Adidas NEO Commercial With Selena Gomez – What’s the Song?
Selena Gomez and her friends get into a bit of harmless trouble in a new Adidas NEO commercial, which doesn't feature the music of the pop singer-actress but instead uses an edgier track from an indie rock band.
Purina Beneful Commercial – What’s the Song?
You don't normally think of punk-influenced rock music and cuddly dogs together, but that pairing works in a Purina Beneful commercial featuring the music of an indie band from Texas.