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Spotify playlist with sync placements from Black and Tan Records

Here is a Spotify playlist containing tracks from the Black and Tan catalogue that have been used for sync placements worldwide.

The music was used in films (a.o. Refugio), commercials (a.o. 5-Hour-Energy-Drink, Flipboard) and lots of tv programs (Sons Of Anarchy, Suits, American Idol, Fox Sports, NCIS, Banshee, Graceland, Scorpion, Wentworth, Lilyhammer, Ice, The Leftovers, Celblok H, Six and many others).

Sub Publishers

these companies represent the Black and Tan catalogue in the mentioned territory:


Benelux, UK and Ireland

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Right Pulblishing



North America


Australia and New Zealand




Switzerland and Austria


Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Finland, Iceland and the Baltic States


Armenia, Belarus, Georgia, Kazahkstan, Kyrgyzstan, Russia, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Ukraine and Uzbekistan


Spain and Portugal



Cafe Concerto


South Africa

Serbia, Croatia, Slovenia, Montenegro, Macedonia and Bosnia Herzegovina

South Korea



Black and Tan is an independent record label & publishing company. We founded the company in 1998 and we’re based in the Netherlands. We are passionate about music and love original artists that create original music. For a few artists we also do the live bookings and tour production. Until now we’ve released 43 CD’s, 1 LP and 1 DVD most of them are by American artists. Besides we also released a lot more music “digital only”. All our music is available at the major download and stream services and most of the CD’s are still available direct from the source in our own webshop. Here you find a complete list of all releases with the corresponding link to the digital services and/or our webshop.

our latest releases:

David Philips – Get Along
I Don’t Want – ElectroBluesSociety feat Jan Hidding
Rosie – ElectroBluesSociety feat Jan Hidding
Will The Circle Be Unbroken – ElectroBluesSociety feat Roscoe Chenier

Music samples


We control the worldwide distribution rights and the whole catalogue (over 660 tracks) is available for (sync) licensing. For more then 400 tracks we also control the worldwide publishing rights. Recently we had over 25 placements of our music in successful films, tv-series and commercials and our music was included in several compilations. Here you find a list of sub publishers that represent our catalogue in their territory.

Upcoming tours:

Boo Boo Davis               Oct /Nov 2017 and April 2018

David Philips


Please get in touch with us if you are interested in receiving promo copies of our new releases. You can also subscribe to our news blog or our newsletter. We want to spread this great music in as many ways, to as many people as possible. So we are open to all suggestions and idea’s that can help us to establish this. While on tour our artists are available for interviews and other media activities. Don’t hesitate to contact us with your requests.

Instrumental Blues Records

We started creating a collection of instrumental blues tracks. So far we have guest appearances of a.o. Jasper Mortier, Sax Gordon and Boo Boo Davis. The tracks are available at all stream and download sites and below you find a list of releases with the corresponding links to itunes and spotify.


IB 702Crushers2 + Sax GordonBlue Saxophone2015itunesspotify
IB 703Jan MittendorpCigar Box Blues EP2015itunesspotify
OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAJan MittendorpSlide Guitar Blues EP2015itunesspotify
IB 705Jan MittendorpBluGuitar2015itunesspotify
IB 706Crushers2Blues Instrumentals vol 12015itunesspotify
Photo : Yannick PERRINwww.yannickperrin.frBoo Boo Davis & Crushers2Bluezy Harp EP2015itunesspotify
IB 708Jan MittendorpBlue Strings EP2015itunesspotify
IB 709Jan MittendorpBlues Doodles EP2016itunesspotify
IB 710Jan MittendorpBlues Doodles 2 EP2016itunesspotify
Jan MittendorpBlues Doodles 3 EP2016itunesspotify
IB 712Jasper MortierDouble Bass Blues EP2016itunesspotify


Sync License

We certainly do not cover all musical styles but if you are looking for some real blues (or related music) we can provide the right music for your upcoming film, television and advertisement projects. In recent years we had over 30 placements of our music in popular tv series, films and commercials.  Our music was used in film (a.o. Refugio), commercials (a.o. 5-Hour-Energy-Drink, Flipboard) and lots of tv programs (Sons Of Anarchy, Suits, American Idol, Fox Sports, NCIS, Banshee, Graceland, Scorpion, Wentworth, Lilyhammer, Ice, The Leftovers, Celblok H, Six and many others). For our sync license activities we created a separate website.

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Here you can find a wide varitey of one-stop blues and blues related music. Based on the SynchTank software you can search using lots of criteria, listen and find all the info on the track, writers and publishers. Plus you can upload your video and see how it works with our tracks. At the moment there are already more then 450 tracks on the site and we constantly keep adding new ones. We would love to become your ‘trusted source” in case you are looking for something blue, real and original.