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MARCH 2019 ISSUE

MGMT / LABEL – HOUSE, HIP-HOP, DNB, GRIME, UK DRILL, BREAKBEAT, GARAGE
The director of this UK firm has been involved in the music industry for over 25 years with Top 10 Hits in the national UK charts for over 16 weeks. With experience of dealing with major labels, distribution, contracts, marketing, gigging and touring, licensing and publishing and artist development they are looking for new artists and songs to release. So if you’re based in the UK and producing  HOUSE, HIP- HOP, DNB, GRIME, UK DRILL, BREAKBEAT, GARAGE send your audio links to…

LABEL – ACOUSTIC, COUNTRY, POP, R&B, SINGER-SONGWRITER
Established for seven years this independent record label is based in Oxfordshire, UK. They handpick their signed artists and work alongside them to provide studio recording, event / artist / performance management, digital distribution, pro photography, videos and graphic design, as well as general guidance and support. They have approximately 8x releases per year from a roster of 8x acts. Their Managing Director tells us they are looking for passionate artists with good attitude from anywhere in the world in the genres of ACOUSTIC, COUNTRY, POP, R&B and SINGER-SONGWRITERs for potential deals. Please send links or an mp3 and info to…

MGMT, PUBLISHER, CONSULTANT, LABEL, SERVICE PROVIDER – HIP-HOP, JAZZ, RAP, POP, EDM, ROCK, WORLD, LATIN 
Established since 1995 this music publisher, management and production company have achieved chart action and have about 17-20 releases a year from a roster of seventeen. They work in the genres of HIP-HOP, JAZZ, RAP, POP, EDM, ROCK, WORLD and LATIN music. Their Director tells us they are looking to sign artists for publishing and work with upcoming artists to help release their projects. You can be based anywhere in the world. Please send audio links ONLY to…

MGMT / PUBLISHER – POP, POP ROCK, ELECTRO POP, INDIE POP, INDIE ROCK 
This Bucharest, Romania based artist management and publishing company were formed in 2003. They manage all aspects of their artists’ careers including writing, recording, touring, brand partnerships, merchandise, endorsements, theatre, television and publicity. They work in the genres of POP, POP ROCK, ELECTRO POP, INDIE POP and INDIE ROCK. Their Manager has been in touch say “We’re open to collaboration between our roster and foreign acts, we’re also looking constantly for songs to place with emerging and established Romanian artists. Deals offered are publishing, sub-publishing and management.” Please send audio links only to…

LABEL – AFROBEATS, AFRO-POP 
The A&R at London based label has contacted us with a request for AFROBEATS, AFRO-POP artists. They are also looking for studio engineers who have experience in mixing and mastering: AFROBEATS, AFRO-POP, HOUSE, R&B and HIP-HOP. If this is you and you’re interested send your Soundcloud/web/audio links to…

PUBLISHER / LICENSOR PORTAL – COUNTRY, BLUES, ALT POP 
This firm based in Australia was founded in 2015 as a platform to showcase original songs for potential placement with artists and music licensing projects. Over time, it developed into a portal where new music partnerships are formed resulting in a number of collaborations with arrangements to suit. Songs are mostly positive, in the genres of POP, ALT POP, COUNTRY, FOLK, BLUES, REGGAE, SOUL, SINGER-SONGWRITER and uplifting DANCE. Songs are selected and pitched to suitable artists or projects locally and through their partner publisher in Nashville. Our contact  tells us that she is looking for producers in Australia and overseas for co-writing on upcoming COUNTRY, BLUES, ALT POP and ALT ROCK projects for a flat fee, or a % share in song ownership. Please send through a basic instrumental track (mp3 format preferred) in the above styles for review to (submissions in by April 1st 2019)…

BOOKING AGENT – INDIE, ROCK, METAL, HIP-HOP, EDM 
Based in The Netherlands this firm has many contacts in the Asian and European music scene (bars, clubs and festivals). They book a wide range of international artists worldwide but their focus is on venues in Asia and Australia. The agency specialises in underground INDIE / ROCK / METAL / HIP-HOP / EDM and their roster contains established artists, global superstars but also young upcoming talent! Our contact says they’re looking for live acts in the above genres from anywhere in the world for potential booking. Send your info and audio links to…

MUSIC LICENSING – ALL GENRES  
Back this month is this global music licensing company focusing on helping film production houses, advertising agencies, gaming companies and large store chains to find and license top indie artists. The company was incorporated in the UK but has local agents in the USA, Germany, France, Italy, Australia and Russia. Hundreds of artists and labels across 40 different countries have joined Beatpick.com since 2006 and thousands of their songs have been licensed to major brands such as 20th Century Fox, Ralph Lauren, Toyota, Dodge, Lufthansa, Puma, Samsung and Chevrolet. Our contact (Head of Music Licensing) says they are looking for music in ALL GENRES from all artists types from anywhere in the world. Please submit via their website here…

LABEL, PUBLISHER – SOUNDTRACKS, ALTERNATIVE, ELECTRONICA 
This record label and publishing company and describe themselves as “Cinematic music from the world’s finest composers, producers and artists.” They’ve been established for 10 years, release 4x albums per year and have a catalogue of around 40+ albums. They work in the genres of SOUNDTRACKS, ALTERNATIVE, ELECTRONICA and are looking for touring / gigging artists, filmscores or video game soundtracks. Send your streaming links ONLY to Head of A&R…

PR & PROMOTIONS, MGMT – INDIE, POP, FOLK  
This UK firm is a multi divisional music consultancy, PR and promotions company having worked with the likes of James Bay, Alice Merton and Beck. The company specialises in management consultancy, national / regional & online press, radio and events and helps launch UK & international acts into the UK market. They’ve previously worked with Grammy & Emmy winning producers and teams, with previous supports / shows featuring Nothing But Thieves, Paradisia, James Arthur, Joel Baker, Matt Maltese and Jake Isaac to name a few. Previous acts have included Alice Merton, Leah Dou, Sinplus, Bleach Blood and Katie Coleman. The team are currently looking for new artists in most genres to develop and for promotion. They also offer remixes, production and music consulting (but fees apply). Send your details, bio and any coverage via email to…

DISTRIBUTION – ALL GENRES  
This forward-thinking international digital distribution company and Youtube Multi Channel Network own technology that allows them to offer all relevant services in the fields of music, movies and Ebooks across ALL GENRES. Besides their core business as digital distribution, they also actively support their clients with regards to their YouTube and social media communication. Their company boss has contacted us to say new artists can sign-up here…

MGMT & BOOKINGS AGENCY – ROCK, ALTERNATIVE, METAL   
Based in London, this firm are an internationally recognised management and bookings agency. Their Assistant Manager / Agent tells us they’ve been established for 15 years and have a roster of about 30 acts and he’s interested in hearing from ROCK, ALTERNATIVE and METAL bands from anywhere in the world for potential bookings. Send demo links to…

US MGMT, LABEL – POP, POP ROCK, R&B 
After a shake-up in their A&R department this Texas, USA based company have dropped us line to say they are seeking recording artists for management and record deals. They are under a major and are looking for the following: POP (male or female), POP ROCK bands (think Maroon 5, Image Dragons) and R&B (male or female). You MUST have the following to be considered: 1. Good social media following. 2. good original songs. 3. Own the rights to your song catalogue and publishing. 4. Must NOT be signed to any other management or record contract. 5. Have a positive attitude and a DRIVE to be successful. 6. Some kind of budget. Serious artists only! Send links to your Social Media and songs for review to…

US PUBLISHER – POP, SOUL / R&B, COUNTRY, ROCK, RAP …
This US publisher and label has been in business since the late 50s. They have an extensive catalogue with over 1,000 songs spanning across genres such as SOUL, R&B, CLASSIC & CONTEMPORARY COUNTRY, BLUES, ROCK, RAP, PUNK and POP. Their original catalogue includes songs recorded by Elvis Presley, Jerry Lee Lewis, Etta James, Bettye LaVette, The Ovations, Barbara Brown, Sam the Sham and George Jackson to name a few. Over 100 of their songs were released on the MGM and MGM / SOM labels throughout the years. Their President tells us they actively sign new writers each week and accept demos from anywhere in the world. Send them your best 3x songs with the lyric sheets to…

US SYNC / LICENSING – ALL GENRES  
This firm is a mainstream + Indie sync licensing catalogue. They specialise in post-production, film music, music for ad agencies and more. They produce bespoke compositions and act as a one-stop-shop with blanket licenses. They work with major and indie artists and have licensed music from I.AM.EM, Speek Eazy, Chris Prythm and more. With an email from their Creative Director, they are looking for high-end production music in ALL GENRES. Send your links ONLY to…

US LABEL – ALL GENRES  
The Founder and President of this record company has recently contacted us to say they are seeking submissions for the label which is based in Los Angeles. They also work with a fully charting independent radio station, so they do get airplay for selected song submissions. They have a roster of 10 acts and are looking for new artists in ALL GENRES from anywhere where in the world who have passion and talent for potential deals. Send an EPK to…

US LABEL – ELECTRONICA with JAZZ 
This Bandit regular have come back to us this month looking for more music and artists in the genres of ELECTRONICA with JAZZ. The label has released over 50 records (with chart action) from over 30 artists. The label’s A&R Director says they are currently looking for touring and social media established artists in the above genres ONLY from anywhere in the world. Send your Soundcloud links ONLY with “Bandit Submission” in the subject to…

US PUBLISHER – ALL GENRES   
This firm is one of the leading music publishing companies in the world, just celebrated their 22nd anniversary, and was selected as one of the National Music Publishers Association’s Top 100 elite music publishers in the United States. Distinguishing themselves among most other music publishers, they utilises a bespoke royalty and licensing system which has been completely developed in-house. With a roster of almost 1,000 songwriters, producers and artists, they offer songwriters of every genre a full publishing administration and rights management service including song promotion, facilitation for songwriter collaborations, licensing and royalty collection. Their A&R Rep accepts submissions from anywhere in the world. To do that you must submit demo links and a mini-biography to the website here…

US LABEL – BLUES, SOUL, SINGER-SONGWRITERS  
Founded in 2005 this label focuses on exceptionally talented and unique artists rather than a specific genre. Their catalog includes releases by a number of legendary musicians as well as up-and-coming artists. They are nationally distributed in the US, and Canada, and digitally worldwide. Additionally, they are distributed across all of Europe, Australia and New Zealand by Proper Music Distribution (UK). Their General Manager tells us they are currently looking for contemporary BLUES, SOUL, and SINGER-SONGWRITERS. He adds: “The artist or band must be currently performing /touring in their home-base country. We do not accept or review unsolicited music sent over the internet, via links, streams or downloads, so please do not send them. Contact us first by phone or email to inquire about submitting your music.”

US MANAGEMENT, BOOKING 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 call after submitting if you’re a serious act…

US PUBLISHER / LABEL – COUNTRY & WESTERN, GOSPEL, BLUES, BLUEGRASS, POP
Established in 1970 this US publisher and label are always looking for good songs in the styles of: COUNTRY & WESTERN, GOSPEL, BLUES and POP (no Rap). They’ve achieved chart action have had artists nominated for the Dove Awards and songs recorded by Jimmy Davis (writer of You are my Sunshine) and others. Distribution is through Amazon, iTunes, Harry Fox, CD Baby and more. Their CEO says “We listen to everything that is sent in and may offer an advance royalty for a quality song.” They welcome submissions from all over the world by CD including an SAE with sufficient postage for it’s return. You can also submit mp3s or links…