Superior Music Publishing is independent music publishing for independent thinkers.

Superior Music Publishing is a full service boutique music publishing company and joint venture with Modern Works Music Publishing. We offer both co-publishing and administration deals with worldwide collection, as well as a specialization in film and TV music placement. Superior offers all the services of a major music publisher, while providing a much higher level of personalized attention.

Superior Music Corporation has also entered the field of music supervision. Superior’s President/Founder Mara Schwartz Kuge is a member of the Guild of Music Supervisors and serves on their Education Committee.

For more information, please see About Us.

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No fooling: "Hoax" by Superior writers Ramonda Hammer is featured in the new hit show, "Republic of Sarah." The first-season drama airs on the CW.

She's a rebel! Which means she's got great music taste. Malena Cadiz's brand new "Hey There Oblivion," co-written by Superior's Hal Cragin, is featured in a new episode of "Rebel,"  Katey Sagal's ABC legal drama.

"Jabberjaw! The Documentary," the upcoming film about Los Angeles' legendary music club music supervised by Superior Music Corporation's Mara Kuge, released its first trailer. You can watch it here.

The 2021 ASCAP Screen Awards have honored the High Strung's Josh Malerman for "The Luck You Got," the theme song to Showtime's hit series "Shameless." The High Strung's song was used as the opening theme for the series' entire eleven-season run.  Josh's acceptance speech can be viewed here.

Ever wonder why artists like Taylor Swift are re-recording their songs? This NPR longread by Annie Zaleski features interviews with Superior Music Publishing writer Steve Barton of Translator, as well as Superior's President/Founder Mara Kuge. "The Rhymes and Reasons Behind Re-Recording Your Own Classics" can be read at this link.

Superior Music Publishing is proud to have been a sponsor of the Guild of Music Supervisors State of Music in Media Conference 2021, held virtually for the first time. Superior's Mara Kuge was the producer and moderator of a panel explaining the new MLC initiative, and Superior had a great time sponsoring the evening's Name That Tune event.

Superior Music Corporation President/Founder Mara Kuge was quoted in a recent Deadline Hollywood article about the licensing repercussions of Taylor Swift's re-recording of her masters. The article can be found here.

Wakey wakey! It's time for a super fun Korean TV spot showing the benefits of a good night's sleep with your Simmons mattress. Featuring "Electrik Boogie" by Ursula 1000 (Alex Gimeno). You can view the brand new commercial here.

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