Who We Are & What We Do

The Mood Catalogue is your one stop source for quality music licensing.

Curating a diverse library of already cleared music.

Creating custom compositions, foley, and sound design upon request.

We always work with the highest level of Integrity.

Email: Craig@TheMoodCatalogue.com

Phone: 732-829-5349

Who we are:

Brian Lodato – Producer, Audio Engineer and Musician

Brian has been working professionally in the music and entertainment industry for almost 20 years, and his work can be heard in regular rotation all over the world.  

Early on in Brian’s career he performed with musicians who would go on to be part of world renowned orchestras. 

While they went in one direction Brian moved his study of music to the prestigious, Berklee College of Music in Boston. In 2001, he completed his Bachelor of Arts in Music Production and Engineering.

Brian has worked in countless studios over the years engineering for many accomplished Gold, Platinum, and Multi-Platinum selling artists. He has worked with: Mary J. Blige, Busta Rhymes, Jay-Z, Dr. Dre, Swizz Beatz, Timbaland, Fat Joe, & The Brooklyn Tabernacle Choir just to name a few. 

From 2006 to 2007 Brian worked exclusively traveling the world with Flipmode Entertainment. During this period he Engineered Busta Rhymes’ album “The Big Bang” with Dr. Dre, Swizz Beats, Timbaland as well as many other world renowned producers. 

Brian then focused his career in broadcast television for NBC Universal providing content seen and heard by millions of viewers. 

Shows Brian has mixed both music and production for include “Late Night with Conan O’Brien”, “Late Night with Jimmy Fallon”, “The Tonight Show with Conan O’Brien”, “Conan” on TBS, “The Tonight Show starring Jimmy Fallon”, “Late Night with Seth Meyers” and “The Today Show” In addition to mixing music for late night television, Brian also mixed content for the NFL, UFC, and other broadcast programming on Fox.   

Brian’s experience covers the gambit from Producing, Studio Recording and Mixing, Live Front of House Mixing, Broadcast Production Mixing, and his knowledge is second to none. Brian manages to shift seamlessly from mixing quickly under pressure in a live environment to mixing artistically and creatively when in the studio. He refuses to produce anything less than his absolute best. 

In 2018, Brian began Producing and Engineering music and sound design for a new venture, The Mood Catalogue.  

Brian resides in New York City with his fiancé and together they have three amazing children. 

Aaron Dlugasch – Composer, Sound Designer, Musician, Recording, Mixing, & Mastering Engineer

Aaron is multi-facilitated and a creatively talented audio professional. He is a master at balancing the art of music and science of engineering.

Aaron is a graduate of the Conservatory of Recording Arts & Science.

He has over twenty years of experience composing, playing various musical instruments, and creating sound design for a multitude of projects.

Aaron also engineered at Trax East Studios which is known for helping generate countless classic hard rock albums.

Aaron is credited with various placements on television, commercials, trailers, and movies. He’s also a fantastic teacher.

Aaron, his wife, and their two children reside in Pennsylvania.

Matthew Bryant Daily – Singer/Songwriter

Matt is a classic singer/songwriter… but what does that truly mean?

Matt accomplishes something that is often viewed as simple, but is far from it.

He is an expert at finding the foundation of what makes all music special… sincere, honest, heartfelt feelings & emotions.  Both in voice and music.

Matt is extraordinary at capturing moments in time, situations, feelings, and translating them into words and music. Raw acoustic instrumentation and heartfelt vocals.

Matt releases albums under his name as well as Saving Daily. He is an expert carpenter, and all around tradesman who runs a successful business doing both in Derry, NH.

Kimberleigh Rose White – Singer/Songwriter, Guitar,  Brass, & Wind Instruments

Kim is a unique and inspiring musician who puts her all into every piece of work she creates. Kim believes in playing to her absolute best and it shows in everything she does. Kim balances the educated professional musician approach with the ability to inject incredible feeling and emotion.

Kim attended and Graduated Moravian College for Music. She is an expert educator who applies her learning to her playing.

Kim can sing in multiple octaves and harmonize beautifully. Her grasp of music is a rarity. She also plays the Nylon String Guitar, various Brass, and Woodwind Instruments.

Follow Kim on her creative journey as she generates a personal album/storytelling songbook while working along with The Mood Catalog. She also performs with a rocksteady group.

Kim resides in rural Pennsylvania and lives a very intentional and inspiring life that is very focused on being mindful and finding happiness.

Chris Brandon – Luthier, Guitarist, Mandolin, Ukulele, Various Instruments, Recording Engineer 
Chris Brandon is a respected and proficient musician with a focus on stringed instruments, but in particular with guitar. He has incredible versatility and lands many musical styles with ease.
Chris plays guitar and writes all the music in the well received surf rock band, Surf Out!, as well as contributing to various projects including his own independent work.
Chris is an integral part of the guitar creation process at the World Renowned Martin Guitar Factory in Nazareth, PA.
Chris resides in Northern Pennsylvania.

Craig A. Burns – Curator of Audio, Composer, Sound Designer, Musician, Producer, Recording, Mixing, & Mastering Engineer

Craig Burns is a musician with over twenty years of creating content. His focus is on guitar, but he also plays the mandolin, ukulele, bass, keyboards, drums, and various percussion.

Craig runs Craftsman Studio where he generates original content of a variety of styles. He combines the best of both analog and digital audio engineering equipment to maximize sound quality and performances.

Over the past year his focus has been on curating, producing, and recording the music of the musicians he knows, admires and respects.

This has led to the building of a team of incredibly talented, versatile, and high integrity musicians, composers, vocalists, and engineers.

Craig’s overall goals are to continue growing, The Mood Catalogue, to fill a wide variety of clients musical and sound design needs. This is achieved through partnerships with an amazingly talented team of artists.

Craig resides with his Wife and English Bulldog in Central, NJ.