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DECEMBER 2017 ISSUE

LABEL, PUBLISHER – ELECTRONIC / SYNTH / SYNTHWAVE
This independent record label and publishing house based in London (UK) specialises in ELECTRONIC / SYNTH music. Publishing wise the company has worked with Mercedes-Benz, Adidas, Ralph Lauren…. Their Managing Director has contacted us with 2x requests: 1) They are putting together a SYNTHWAVE compilation and would love to hear from unsigned musicians 2) They are looking to expand their Production Music content (quality UK POP, TROPICAL HOUSE, TRAP, Kendrick Lamar sound) plus quality incidental music for trailers with big dynamics (along the sound of Woodkid). Any producer with a professional sound that would like to work with them, should get in touch. Please send an email with your info and LINKS (only) to…

MANAGER – ALL GENRES
This London based Talent and Music Manager has over 10 years in the industry looking after various clients including singers, bands, actors and Social Media influencers. He’s always on the lookout for new talent. Please check out his website and get in touch via the Contact Page with “Bandit Newsletter Submission” in the subject…

MANAGEMENT – ALL STYLES
Always looking for new signings in ALL STYLES of music is this UK MGMT company who have been established for 15 years. The company itself is formed of ex-band members and they’ve signed bands to major publishing companies and major labels throughout the world. They can also do a start-up with new bands where you can get your own CD’s manufactured, digital downloads, merchandise and merchandise store … basically everything you need to start off. If you’re a hard-working band / artist looking to take your game to the next level send an email and audio links to…

LABEL, PUBLISHER – ALL GENRES
Established in 2007 this label and publisher has a catalogue that includes several indie chart hits and an 1980’s Top 10 single. With 3-4 releases each year their owner says they are currently scouting songs of ALL GENRES for a new licensing website where your music will be exposed to thousands of filmmakers and content creators – you’ll be paid every time it is used. They will not own any of the rights to your work – meaning that you can place your music anywhere or take it off the platform at any time. Once you’ve signed up and agreed to the terms and conditions, you may submit your music to the platform and all accepted tracks will be available for content creators worldwide. If interested, drop them an email with links to your music and they’ll send you a link to our sign-up page which will include links to  FAQs & Ts&Cs. Send your demo links to:

PUBLISHER / SYNC, LABEL – CINEMATIC, URBAN, ELECTRONICA
Hungry for more music is this music publishing company based out of Denmark and established in 2010. They are an exciting and vibrant high-end boutique sync label, creating delicate, cinematic, urban, groovy, funky, twisted and quirky music.The music is made available for film, advertising and TV anywhere in the world, and they offer a new and unique take on music for broadcast. Their catalogue is crafted by some of the most talented and innovative creators of music in Scandinavia…. Their A&R Manager tells us they are looking for CINEMATIC URBAN & ELECTRONICA from anywhere in the world for potential representation. Send links ONLY to…

LABEL, PUBLISHER, MGMT – DANCE, POP, POP / ROCK
Back this month is this Belgium based label, publisher and management company. They were established in 2008 and run by a music veteran with years of experience (formerly with Tempo, Polygram, Universal Music – M.D. positions). They have about 12 releases a year from a current roster of six acts. The label has distribution through Kontor New Media. Their MD tells us they are looking for acts and bands with excellent radio cross-over potential in the genres of DANCE, POP and POP / ROCK for potential publishing /licensing / management deals. Submissions can be from: the U.K., Benelux, France and Germany. Send audio links ONLY (ideally Soundcloud) to…

DISTRIBUTION – ALL GENRES
This forward-thinking digital distribution company has emerged as a joint venture between Respect Music and [futureaudio.de] Music Production giving them access to an international distribution network. This network allows them to offer all relevant services in the fields of music, movies and TV across ALL GENRES. They also produce physical records. Besides their core business as digital distribution, they also actively support their clients with regards to their YouTube and social media communication. Get in touch via their site here… and mention Bandit.

LABEL, PUBLISHER, PRODUCTION – ROCK, POP, ACOUSTIC, JAZZ
Having launched a new label with a pressing & distribution deal this company are looking for original UK based artists and bands with strong material and mainstream commercial appeal. Their recording studio opened in 2008 and is owned by a Mercury Prize nominated writer / producer. They are looking to make a maximum of 4x signings and interested in acts that are in the genres of ROCK, POP, ACOUSTIC and JAZZ. Please send your submission by email with links, photo, bio and any gig details (UK acts only please) to…

LABEL – ROCK, HARDCORE, EMO, INDIE
This independent ALT ROCK label with over 230 releases has worldwide distribution. Established 18 years ago they have 12 releases a year from a roster of 10+ active bands with current acts. Their director tells us they are looking for “Talented, original, hardworking bands from anywhere in the world in the genres of ROCK, HARDCORE, EMO and INDIE for potential signing, promotion, distribution, etc..” He adds: “Don’t send us home rough recordings, we want to hear your very best. Keep your bio simple and to the point. Please do NOT send us just links or a CD.”

PUBLISHER – ORCHESTRAL SCORE to CURRENT CHART SOUNDS
Back this month is this publisher who are based in Germany and were established since 2014. They provide music for documentaries, movies, trailers, TV & radio shows, image films and all other media formats imaginable. Their musical inventory ranges from ORCHESTRAL SCORE MUSIC to CURRENT CHART SOUNDS. They are specialists with access to a huge pool of international composers and musicians. If you are a talented producer / composer with ability provide high quality music for their potential markets send your best mp3 and / or audio links and info to their CEO.

CANADA MGMT – POP, ALTERNATIVE, ROCK
Also back this month is this Canadian artist management and development firm – a full service artist and music management company operating out of Toronto, Canada. Established in 2015 they specialise in artist development and their mandate is to develop, support and further the artist’s career. Their CEO / Artist Manager is looking for a solo artist, singer-songwriter but open to all submissions from anywhere in the world in the genres of FOLK, POP, ALTERNATIVE and ROCK. Ideally you should be “An earning artist who is proactive and driven.” Physical submissions to the mailing address or links submitted with an EPK to…

MEXICO LABEL, PUBLISHER, MGMT – POP, R&B, SOUL, FUNK
This company started as a recording studio and production facility in 2002 (Mexico City). It was just a matter of time, after making distribution deals and artist development, that they considered becoming a label. January of 2018 is the beginning of the “new” label, part of their music group (which also includes publishing and management) which is focused on developing and promoting talented POP, R&B, SOUL and FUNK artists. Their CEO says they are looking for artists / groups / songwriters along the lines of Alicia keys, Daft Punk, Stevie Wonder, Jamiroquai, Bruno Mars, The Weekend, etc. for exclusive publishing deals. Your songs should have interesting melodies and deep lyrics (English or Spanish only). Please send complete songs (structure has to be defined and all lyric parts written) but they don’t have to be fully produced. Vocals and one instrument can also be be fine. Links preferred, mp3’s are accepted to…

US MGMT – EDM, POP
Todd Terry, Cher, Everything But The Girl, Jason Nevins – these are just a few of the artists that this management company has nurtured to become superstars in the dance music world. Over the years, BIG has evolved into a full service music and entertainment company. Theyr are credited with being the first to make the DJ the artist and have multi-city DJ Tours, and branched the gap between DANCE music and POP, when connecting superstar Cher with their writers and producers to create the hit album “Believe”, and putting David Guetta and Chris Willis on Pop Radio with the Top 10 song “Love Is Gone”. If you are a US based artist / act / producer / DJ then send your links or mp3s plus bio to:

US PUBLISHER / SYNC AGENT – ALL GENRES 
This US firm is a synchronisation agency & publishing company whose manager was the Senior Vice President of Film & TV and A&R for Chrysalis Music Group USA where he ran the company’s sync department in charge of placing their artists’ music in film, television, commercials, video games, trailers, soundtracks and special markets. He oversaw the company’s synchronisation licensing activities and was also involved in discovering and signing new talent, including Beach House, JBM, TV On The Radio, Richard Walters, Psapp and songwriter Andy Stochansky (Shannon Noll, Goo Goo Dolls, Josh Groban). They are looking for “good songs” from any artist type in ALL GENRES from the US for potential admin, publishing and sync rep deals. Send your download links/CD to…

US LABEL, MGMT – DANCE, EDM, JAZZ, EASY LISTENING, CHILL
This US music group is run by a 25-year music industry veteran who has worked with all of today’s major entertainment companies including EMI, Universal, BMG / Sony and Warner Music. He’s worked with Kid Rock, Roger Daltry, Ron Wood, Charlie Watts, Bobby Womack, and many more. They’ve contacted us to say that they are currently interested in new artists in the genres of DANCE / EDM, JAZZ / EASY LISTENING / CHILL. Please submit via STREAMING LINKS ONLY (other media will be rejected) with your name, and information to…

US LABEL, PUBLISHER – BLUES, ROOTS, POP, SOUL / R&B (Old School)
Back this month is label and publisher owned by Grammy Award and Blues Music Award winning producer who has contacted us to say that they are still on the hunt for new music, songwriters and artists in the genres of BLUES, ROOTS, POP, SOUL / R&B (Old School). You could be a young and upcoming artist / band or a songwriter. Please send your audio / links, mp3 or CD to…

US LABEL, PUBLISHER – R&B / SOUL, RAP, FUNK and more… 
Another regular to Bandit is this label and publisher established over 30 years ago who have worldwide distribution with 6-8 releases a year. Their President / CEO says “Right now we are seeking COUNTRY artists, R&B artists and clean RAP music artists. We’re also are seeking models or just plain folks who would be interested in being featured in a video with several stars. We need an 8×10 glossy photo sent by mail (no internet photos). If interested we will contact them for an audition in person and all costs will be paid by the label including hotel & travel depending where they are located.” Submissions for music can be from anywhere in the world with a CD only, including a bio and email address to…

US LIVE AGENCY – ALL GENRES
Back this month and always looking for new bands and acts to book is this New York based artist representation company active in concert promotion and entertainment booking company, established in 1967. Their executive assistant says during that time they’ve booked and promoted thousands of concerts with major artists. They work in ALL GENRES and are looking for new “top notch talent” especially “headliners and opening acts” from anywhere in the world. Send your EPK, Links and / or mp3 and then Lynne suggests you call after submitting if you’re a serious act…

US ARTIST DEVELOPMENT, PROMOTIONS – ALL GENRES
This US firm is an artist development company and “social experience”. Established for 10 years they started selling instrumentals to artists who needed music to present to record labels and then began developing artists and helping them shop their music. They are able to submit your music to labels that normally do not accept unsolicited material and help showcase talent. Our contact, Head of Radio says they are interested in artists in ALL GENRES or all types from anywhere in the world. Please send an email with an mp3 or links to…

US LABEL, MGMT – POP, COUNTRY POP
This entertainment group has offices in Muncie, Indiana and Hilliard, Ohio, USA and have been operating since 1989. They are a full service talent, recording and production agency for independent musicians, singers, songwriters, bands and entertainers. The company have demonstrated expertise in booking, recordings, career development, consultation, marketing, publicity and talent management.They have contacted us to say they are currently looking only for original songs, the very best for 1x male and 1x female country singer who they have signed their label for worldwide distribution. They plan on recording the artist for release in 2018. Send only your best via mp3 only from anywhere in the world to…

US LABEL, MGMT – R&B, SOUL, FUNK
Back this month is this 35 year old label from Pennsylvania, USA with a rich heritage of roots R&B catalogue which is regularly licensed into films and sampled by top modern producers. Their distribution network is a Sony entity. Their company boss says the label is currently looking for and want to connect with good, solid artists who have something fresh in the R&B, SOUL and FUNK areas for PRODUCTION or licensing deals. Send in demos or finished masters on CD and hard copy info to…