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DECEMBER 2018 ISSUE

LABEL, PUBLISHING, SYNC – POP / MOST GENRES
This firm have been operating for 17 years as a label, publisher and placer of sync deals. They have a about 10 releases a year and their current is roster 25 one of which has achieved a #4 in the Starfleet Dance chart and #6 In the crossover chart. Their owner says they are looking for self-motivated artists who are totally focused on their career and are producing intelligent POP and most genres. You can be anywhere in the world and should submit to…

MANAGEMENT, PUBLISHING – INDIE ROCK / POP
Established for 37 years this firm has been involved in many careers over the past thirty years of some A-list acts. Their owner says he’s looking for new self-contained, young and ambitious singer-songwriters and bands with brilliant lyrics in the genres of INDIE ROCK / POP from anywhere in the world – ideally he’s looking for anything original for potential management and record releases. Send an mp3 via email plus info to…

FREELANCE A&R – INDIE ROCK, ELECTRO, TECHNO   AMBIENT … 
Based in London, this lady was a former A&R for FatCat Records and is currently working as a freelance pitching artists to various record labels. She’s looking for artists of any type from anywhere in the world in the genres of INDIE ROCK, ELECTRO, TECHNO and AMBIENT / EXPERIMENTAL. Send streaming links ONLY and mention Bandit in your email to…

LABEL, PUBLISHER, MANAGEMENT – POP, DANCE
This firm was established in 2008. They are a London based company comprising 3x core businesses: Record Company, Publishing and Management. They’ve had Top 40 hits and have a roster of 100 songs. Their Head of A&R says they are looking for “committed” acts who are producing POP, DANCE – anything that is a No.1 hit from anywhere in the world for 360 deals to cover the whole spectrum of your career. Please submit by email with streaming links ONLY to…

PUBLISHER – R&B, HIP-HOP
Established for over 6 years this firm is a boutique music licensing store for all media usage including film / TV / Video Games / Recording Artists. The company was started by an artist who has had a #1 in Canada. He says they are looking for artists and music to represent at Midem mainly R&B / HIP-HOP. There’s a nominal fee for the selected artists with agreement. Artists residing in the UK, Canada and US only apply. For more info contact…

MGMT – POP WITH A TWIST, ALTERNATIVE / INDIE
This management company currently represent a London-based Korean artist who has been collaborating with Brian Eno’s guitarist Leo Abrahams and is currently turning a fair few industry heads with her daring, experimental sound and a LA-glam punk band who have recently supported the B-52’s and various other acts are in development. Their MD, formerly General Manager of well-known independent label Bronze Records (Motorhead, Girlschool etc.), tells us he is particularly interested in ‘POP WITH A TWIST’ and ALTERNATIVE / INDIE artists that don’t follow the herd but have a knack of writing accessible songs. He does like to get in early in the development process if he can see potential in what you are doing. Artists should contact…

LABEL – ALL GENRES, HOUSE, DANCE
Established for 5 years this firm is an international independent record label operating from offices in Australia, America and soon in Portugal. The business provides digital distribution to all licensed platforms in the commercial music market globally. These include iTunes, Beatport, Apple Music, Google Play, Spotify, DJ Tunes, Amazon, Pandora and more. They are dedicated to helping independent artists achieve their goals in the music industry through providing a unique platform which leads to an increasing exposure of artists’ production. In addition, building connections within the music industry, providing career advice, publishing, and tour help are available where artists can make their music dreams come true. They have 15 releases a year from a current roster of 20. Approx 70% of their releases have been in charts incl. 4x at #1. Their Executive director  tells us they are looking for motivated acts from anywhere in the world in ANY GENRE. They want serious artists wanting to progress their career and are willing to work hard. They are happy to help answer any questions you may have so feel free to contact them. Send your streaming links to…

PRODUCTION – POP, DANCE, URBAN
Back this month are owners of a studio complex at London Bridge and in Kent. They are a highly successful, multi No.1 chart breaking production company and specialise in songwriting & production within the POP, DANCE, URBAN and contemporary genres. They are interested in hearing from artists that have amazing voices and star quality. They’re currently looking for one special artist for development. For more information contact…

BOOKING AGENT – ALL GENRES
Are you a live act looking for gigs? This booking agency are based in Daventry, Northamptonshire, UK but have been booking gigs all over the world since 2012. They tell us they are looking for acts of all types in ALL GENRES (from the UK only) for potential roster consideration. Drop them an email with links at…

PUBLISHER – ALL GENRES (ROCK & POP MAINLY)
Established for 5 years this UK publisher specialise in music for media and copyright administration, royalty collection. Their owner tells us they are seeking new and versatile writer / producers who have master quality recordings / songs / music to exploit for synchronisation opportunities. As well as, writers / producers whose music is regularly being broadcast or performed live who might not be receiving due royalties. In short, they are concentrating on publishing and not looking to sign artists to their label. Your music can be in ANY STYLE (ROCK & POP mainly) for 50/50 deals across the board. He adds: “Although we listen to everything, we may only reply if we are interested in working with you.” Send your audio links ONLY to…

PUBLISHER  / SYNC – ALL GENRES
This firm is an industry leader in high-quality music licensing for creative projects. They work with professional composers from all over the world to cultivate a constantly expanding library of hand-picked, exclusive music across multiple brands, including a boutique collection. Their music has been licensed for videos, films, apps, games, and television programming by the likes of Apple, Facebook, Google, BMW, Molson and many more. Our contact there has told us they are are always seeking new composers who make ANY STYLE of music. You may submit your music and all inquiries to the online here…

PROMOTER / LABEL – ALL GENRES
This company has been running since 2015 and has helped many acts get their music out to bigger and better places with radio play out to 30,000+ stations, TV licensing deals and label deals plus much more. Their Music Executive says they’ve achieved Radio Chart positions with numbers at 1, 7, 16 & 23. They are looking for artists / bands from anywhere in the world in ANY GENRES to help achieve radio and TV placements and record deals for certain acts. Submissions can be of any type to…

US LABEL, MANAGEMENT – ALL GENRES
Back this month is Bandit regular. Founded in 2001 they are an international record label, publishing company, artist management and touring company which is based in Los Angeles, USA. They offer their artists the opportunity to release and promote their music to a global market. They have a variety of artists signed directly to the label as well as licensed. Their artists include: Everclear, Bone Thugs N Harmony, Snoop Dogg, Hall & Oates, Steely Dan, Tina Turner plus many more. Working in ALL GENRES they tell us they are looking for: “Artists with a finished album and music videos who are seeking to gain a deal with a company who can take them to the next level of their career.” They also work with other record label catalogues by producing compilation albums. They also offer the opportunity for acts to tour countries such as India, China, New Zealand, USA and more. So if you’re a label or an individual act their Director says don’t hesitate to contact them…

US LABEL – ALL GENRES
This firm is an Oklahoma, US based record label with worldwide distribution. Established in 2005 with a roster of 7x acts they have about 25+ releases a year. Previously focusing on the genres of HIP-HOP and R&B they have now expanded out to ALL GENRES. They accept worldwide submissions so if you are producing quality tracks send an mp3, wav link with subject “ENQUIRY FROM BANDIT” to…

US PUBLISHER – ALL GENRES
In 2003 this firm started out as a music production company and a scouting firm for major labels. Now they publish and refer artists to labels for deals of all sorts. They release 5+ songs of new artists a year from a roster of forty artists. Their music has made it on the charts in Jamaica and France and they have major and indie distributors. Their CEO says they are looking for soulful singers and songwriters from anywhere in the world writing original material in ALL GENRES for potential publishing, song deals and recording deals with third parties. You must have a great attitude and stage presence but they’ll work with anyone who has a passion to make it in the industry. Submit by mp3 to…

US LABEL – PUBLISHER, ROCK / POP, A.C., COUNTRY, HIP- HOP, COOL JAZZ…
This label is owned and operated by a rock’n’roll legend. It was established is 1959 and has had many million selling artists. Since then, they have signed hundreds of new artists and have five main promotions; the Worldwide Radio CD – 4 times a year, going out to 10,000 radio stations with worldwide distribution through The Orchard and Sony Music / shopping licensing. Deals at Midem and submissions to Film Music Supervisors to get their artists music in Film and TV. Plus publishing of original music through Ursula, BMI & Comettale, Ascap. There is never a charge for publishing but administration fees for certain worldwide promotions. You can be from anywhere in the world and music should be in the genres of: ROCK / POP – A.C. / COUNTRY / HIP-HOP / COOL JAZZ…. Send original music on CD for an immediate reply to…

US LABEL – ROCK / METAL (Hard, Melodic, Symphonic, Power …)
Established in 1990 this label started out as a distributor of INDIE ROCK and METAL in the broadest sense of the genres. Over time they narrowed their focus and are interested in positive lyric based melodic, heavy ROCK / METAL, they’ve found a market in the “PROGPOWER” realms of music because this audience is very open to almost anything that is very musical. They have a roster of 60 active artists and have had chart action in CMJ and Billboard Heatseakers and are distributed by Sony / Red. Their owner says “With us content is KING – melody, musicality, composition and production value.” He adds, “We are looking for material that not only grabs the listener, but simply makes them say ‘WOW! What was that? That’s amazing!’” They want active, hard working, creative bands that know their market from anywhere in the world for licensing / distribution deals. They prefer MP3’s via dropbox, and social media links to…

US PUBLISHER – ALL GENRES
Established in 2016 this firm are based in Louisiana, USA. They help bands take their songs to the next level and offer 50/50 splits on distribution and pay artists 60% for sync placements. They are looking for music (vocal and instrumental) with commercial potential in ALL GENRES from all artist types from anywhere in the world. Send mp3s, wavs and / or streaming links (Youtube, Soundcloud, etc.) to…

US LABEL – PROD, MGMT, HIP-HOP, R&B, ROCK, POP, REGGAETONE, REGGAE, WORLD
Established for five years this firm is based in New York. The group operates as a label, management and production company. Their CEOtells us they work in the genres of HIP-HOP, R&B, ROCK, POP, REGGAETONE, REGGAE, WORLD and are looking for artists from anywhere in the world in those genres. Please submit with streaming links only to…

US MUSIC LICENSING – SONGS ONLY – ALL GENRES
This firm has been an active music licensing company since 1999, supplying original music in all genres for uses in film, television, commercials and more. They are not a music library but more of a hands-on “boutique” music company, as they represent hand picked bands, songwriters, and composers whom are serious about exploiting their musical creations and getting paid! They also operate two independent publishing companies for those who are looking for a publisher. Their Music Coordinator has contacted us to say they are looking for writers with timeless sounding songs and good storytelling in ALL GENRES but not too much modern pop and hip-hop. They also love soundalike bands that mimic the 80s and back … You can be from anywhere in the world and should send an email with streaming links ONLY to your broadcast quality original songs – no demos, no instrumentals and then mp3s when requested.

US PRODUCTION MUSIC LIBRARY – ALL GENRES
Established in 2010 this Production Music Library has over 500 tracks and 350 writers under contract who supply music to Fox Sports, Vice, Bravo, USA Network, Syfy, CBS and others. Their Vice President has contacted us to say they have a specific request for Sports anthems like “We Will Rock You” by Queen or “Rock & Roll Part 2” by Gary Glitter. The songs can have “pop out” lyrics in the chorus version (that is basically some sports and victory type chants during the chorus). Date for pitches on the Sports anthems is Dec 21. Submissions can be from anywhere in the world  with one mp3 ONLY your name and the song name as part of the file as an email attachment to… They are also looking for general submissions from people who write TV and film friendly songs and tracks for exclusive an non-exclusive deals on tracks and songs in ALL GENRES. Join their email list to receive requests here….