The CosMind Story

Let's start off with a few words about Frank Loef, the founder and CEO of CosMind Records & Publishing, who is as well the head of production here at CosMind Production Music.

Frank Loef is well-known and highly respected in the international music business and film industry as a first class producer, composer and studio musician in the Pop, Rock, Blues, Jazz, World Music, Classic and Film scene for more than 35 years. At the age of 19 he started his professional career in the music business as a saxophone soloist, who recorded in Berlin, Munich, Copenhagen, London, Los Angeles, New York, Paris, Milano, Barcelona, Moscow, Rio De Janeiro, Montreux. Frank played and worked with such legends as Antonio Carlos Jobim (Tom Jobim), Taj Mahal, Hermeto Pascoal, Catherina Valente, Frank Farian, La Toya Jackson, Harold Faltermeyer, Mal Luker, Ingrid Caven, Alla Pugatschowa, Michal Urbaniak, Peer Raben, Udo Lindenberg, Munich Philharmonic Orchestra, Steve Wonder horn section, Ron Williams, Airto Moreira and many more. He can be heard on more than 2000 recordings.

Frank is also an award-winning film composer and producer, amongst others he won the „Rolf-Hans-Müller“ award for best German film composer. Frank composed and produced scores and theme songs for more than 150 feature films, movies, documentaries, some have been nominated for the Oscar, and awarded with the Golden Globe, IDA Awards, Chris Award, Bavarian Film-Award, Audience Award Palm Springs International Film Festival. Since 1990 Frank has focused on creating production music for international music libraries, he accomplished successful CD productions and complete editions.

With this wealth of experience behind him Frank founded CosMind Records & Publishing with its highly motivated administration staff and created the CosMind Production Music Library for Modern Media in 2003. Together with a powerful team of top-class composers and producers he developed the CosMind Music Library with a constantly growing catalog of highly inventive & visually driven production music.
In our top-modern in-house studios with our handpicked team of skilled, experienced film music composers and young gifted talents we never stop to produce and deliver the best production music possible, with passion and sensibility for fresh and classy music, of course always in superior sound quality. Since we believe in the significant impact of top quality music on any kind of audiovisual production, our special focus is on the perfect sound-design and mastering for audiovisual usage and voice-over.

We also love to innovate, evolve and taking on new styles & ideas. For our productions we spare no effort to record with the best musicians and artists to create music with personality and originality.

Today the CosMind Library has grown to a noteworthy size of over 180 albums packed with the finest production music available. Our catalog comprises an exciting variety of artful to commercial tracks ear-catching songs to classy instrumental music, from touching solo performances to cinematic orchestral scores, from irresistible modern urban, easy lifestyle, comedy, action, adventure, romantic, nature moods to a broad world music series including contemporary and traditional ethnic music and with a treasure of tracks you won't find elsewhere.

Through our agents the CosMind Production Music library is available for licensing all over the world. The originality and high production standard of the CosMind library is much appreciated by our clients around the globe and established CosMind's top reputation amongst professionals in film, broadcast and modern media, which has been affirmed by winning and receiving 10 nominations at the most prestigious production music awards in London and Los Angeles.

Amongst our clients are Disney Productions, HBO, CNN, BBC, Arte, Discovery, Fox, Havas Worldwide, Grey Advertising, Unilever, Nestle, Chevrolet, Lancome, Cadillac, Starbucks, Lufthansa, BMW and many more. CosMind tracks are broadcasted daily in countless TV productions, documentaries, ads, movies and trailer.

Since 2003 CosMind stands for production music at its best.