Silent Partners is a boutique collective offering Music Supervision, Music Strategy, Sonic Branding & Music Consulting services. It was founded by Joe Rudge and Kyle McKeveny in 2016. 


Joe Rudge is an established music supervisor based in Brooklyn, NY best known for his work on the feature films RoomBlue Valentine & Beasts of the Southern Wild. An experienced licensing professional, he works with film, TV, commercial, and multimedia directors to enhance the moving image with sound.

Recent music supervision highlights include the upcoming Amazon Studios feature film The Big Sick, directed by Michael Showalter and produced by Judd Apatow. Also in the pipeline is the much anticipated Grateful Dead documentary Long Strange Trip, also released through Amazon Studios and the Sundance 2017 breakout hit Patti Cake$ which will be released by Fox Searchlight.


Kyle McKeveny is a music supervisor and commercial producer based in Brooklyn, NY. 

As a music supervisor, Kyle's credits include the Amazon documentary Long Strange Trip, the HBO documentaries Everything is Copy and Captivated: The Trials of Pamela Smart. This past year, he was the music supervisor on the upcoming Dakota Fanning film Viena and the Fantomes, the recently released film Night Comes On, and the 2019 Sundance documentary Hail Satan?.

He has also music supervised commercial campaigns for TD Bank, Mitsubishi, Squarespace,, Krave, American Eagle, Buscemi, and many more. As an experienced music licensing professional and musician, Kyle often collaborates with composers and digs deep in his record vaults for the right song.