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.

For more information, please see About Us.

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Bobby Cole's 1967 classic, A Point of View, is featured as a Record Store Day Black Friday 2022 release. The album had been long out of print until Superior introduced the Bobby Cole estate to our friends at Omnivore Recordings. This special release is a double album with gatefold sleeve, including twelve bonus tracks from the era.

Independent film The Elephant 6 Recording Company, about the longtime Athens, GA collective, is finally making its way to festivals after years of mysterious availability via VHS. The film features music from Superior's Andrew Rieger and Elf Power. More information about this film can be found at this Stereogum article.

MTV's Teen Mom: Young and Pregnant has a music placement of Isaac and Robi's "Indigo Sky," part of the Moon Bus Records publishing catalogue. Check out the show on Tuesday nights at 9 pm.

We are proud to have two songs in Fred Parnes' new documentary on singer-songwriter Peter Case, the Plimsouls' "Now" and the film's title track, "A Million Miles Away." Both songs were co-written with Case by Superior's Joey Alkes and Chris Fradkin.

Superior Music Corporation's President/Founder Mara Kuge is featured on Slate's popular Hit Parade podcast, hosted by Chris Molanphy. On this episode, they discuss the trend of vintage artists getting new placements, how synch has changed in the past two decades and more. The podcast is available to Slate Plus subscribers at this link.

Kelly Slater: Lost Tapes is a new eleven-part series, each episode twenty minutes long, that follows Slater, then forty-seven, gliding his Caddie around the 2019 world tour. Presented by the World Surfing League, the series features a montage set to SWIMM's "Feel Better."

Coco Zandi's "Time to Get Away" and Alvarez Kings' "Invincible" are featured on the newest season of MTV's Catfish. The show airs on Tuesdays at 8 pm / 7 central. Don't be fooled by imitations.

Irma Vep, based on Olivier Assayas’ 1996 film of the same name, is coming to HBO, featuring an end title from the Rubinoos 1977 power pop standard, "Rock and Roll is Dead." The limited series starring Alicia Vikander and created, written, and directed by Assayas, made its world premiere as an Official Selection at the Festival De Cannes 2022. It will also be available to stream on HBO Max and will make its world premiere as an Official Selection at the Festival De Cannes 2022.

New Releases

Paredón Blanco

The Tracks

Flower of Life

Taleen Kali

Chopper

Kiwi Jr

Sub Pop

Artificial Countrysides

Elf Power

Yep Roc

Portrait of a Lady

Shilpa Ray

Northern Spy

Weird Nightmare

Weird Nightmare

Sub Pop

Bury My Head

Ariel View

Ariel View

SpeedStar

Justus Proffit

Bar/None