Biography

Jared Gutstadt (a.k.a. “Jingle Punks”) began his career as a composer creating original music for the branding and launch of FUSE Network, and in a very short time his client list has grown to include Comedy Central, Vh1, CBS, MTV, NBC, Sundance Channel, Discovery Channel, TLC ,and Moxie Pictures. A live session on the BBC’s John Peel Show, countless write ups in NME magazine, Rolling Stone and a recent piece on his newest live incarnation (Group Sounds) in SPIN has made Jared Gutstadt’s music stylings in high demand.
In the commercial realm Jingle Punks has worked with clients as diverse as Huggies, Lipton and Geico.

Jesse Korwin, is a Creator who likes to give artistic advice in various mediums. He has held the titles: Music Director, Director of Marketing, Assistant, Post Production Supervisor, Writer, Producer, and Development Executive at various cultural institutions such as Heavy.com, The Gersh Agency, Sundance Channel, Jane Startz Productions, Details Magazine, and Moxie Pictures. Jesse has also been a songwriter, bassist,guitarist, vocalist, and producer in bands such as The Izzys, Group Sounds, and Generals and Majors. Working with Jared Gutstadt through Jingle Punks, their songshave been featured on CBS, MTV, VH1, Food Network, and many others, have received write-ups in NME, Blender, PageSix, and have been performed on the stage at Bowery Ballroom, the Blender Theater, and at a Peel Session for the legendary John Peel at The BBC. He is now developing several feature films and television series, in addition to writing a double album, growing a Rick Rubin inspired beard, and planning his wedding to a Swedish supermodel.
For commercial , film and TV, composing rates and samples please contact: info@jinglepunks.com

Randy Scott Slavin began his directing career with music videos and had his first taste of the power of the internet in 2005 when his video for Group Sounds “Things Fall Apart” leaked and went “viral” crashing his server with over a million views in 2 day period. Since then he has garnered millions of eyeballs with his music videos, short films, and sketch comedy pieces. In early 2007, Slavin was chosen as one of the top 50 finalists from a worldwide search of over 12,000 to participate in the TV series entitled “On The Lot” which was the brain child of renowned filmmaker Steven Speilberg and reality tv Mogul Mark Burnett. Most recently Slavin started the production company VIDEE THIS! under which he directs music videos, sketch comedy, and viral pieces for companies such as MTV and Heavy.com. His most recent music video, Group Sounds “Temporarily in Love,” won the Special Jury Award at the 2008 South By Southwest Film Festival.
Slavin comes from an extensive background in editing episodic television, promos, and PSA’s for clients such as Spike TV, MTV, AMC, The Food Network, Animal Planet, BET, Speed Channel, Sports Illustrated, Atlantic Records, and The Discovery Channel.

Joseph Charles (aka Sexy Joe) is a interactive designer and musician who recently graduated from Parson’s with an MFA in design and technology. His collective work (ranging from music, acting, new media art, and game design) has been featured everywhere from The Chelsea Art Gallery, to the Gothamist, to Blackbook. His extra curricular activities have landed him on NY Post’s Page Six, MTV, and countless internet “hot spots”. Sexy Joe was the 2005’s people’s choice as the most influential NY icon in the deli magazine’s poll. On multiple occasions Sexy joe has blurred the lines of good taste, disorderly conduct, public indecency, and sexual fortitude.
Currently Sexy Joe (aka sir sexy) is finishing a video game that is like Guitar Hero with real instruments and real music. The way Guitar Hero should have been made the first time.
(taken from their myspace)

Edited by kateatsmouse on 31 Mar 2009, 15:17

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