SAN FRANCISCO, June 29, 2010- INgrooves, continues its rapid international expansion through newly inked distribution deals with a number of UK based label groups. The recent additions to INgrooves’ growing roster of international labels include San City High, Upside Records, Genepool, Prime Direct Distribution and Groove Groove Melody. Each of these deals give the labels access to the extensive ONE Digital global retail network. The announcement was made today by Dave Zierler, EVP & GM, INgrooves and Alex Branson, VP & Managing Director, INgrooves International.
The UK based music companies will receive the best digital distribution service available to over 100 countries, and in some cases, digital delivery to the USA for the first time. Each catalog features content from chart-topping artists including San City High’s Hot Pink Delorean, The Squatters, Kissy Sell Out, and Upside’s Boy George, Rick Astley and Clea. Genepool is home to Eighties Matchbox, Clint Mansell and Dogs, while past clients include N-Dubz and Chipmunk. Prime Direct Distribution’s roster includes Trippin Records (Peven Everett), Artizan Music (Demarkus Lewis / Poussez) and Delecto Recordings (Christian Alvarez / Stonebridge / Olav Basoski) and Groove Groove Melody features Black Box and more.
The announcement is made on the heels of the recent addition of Vagrant Records and Kirtland Records for international distribution, and illustrates INgrooves’s rapidly expanding international and domestic business. Vagrant Records is an independent record label founded in 1996 in Santa Monica, California and currently represents The Hold Steady, Edward Sharpe and The Magnetic Zeros, Black Rebel Motorcycle Club, School of Seven Bells, Stars, Pete Yorn, Murder By Death, J Roddy Ralston and The Business, EELS and City and Colour. Kirtland Records, located in Dallas and Los Angeles, features Bush, Toadies, Bob Schneider, Sarah Jaffe and Smile Smile.
“We are looking forward to working releases with all of our newest content partners and extending their consumer reach around the world,” says Mr. Zierler “Each of their catalogs feature some extraordinary artists, and we’ve got a number of excellent titles lined up for the remainder of 2010.”
INgrooves is a digital media infrastructure company that provides various distribution and marketing services via its INgrooves and ONE Digital divisions. ONE Digital is a proprietary software platform that provides distribution and administration to large distributors, record labels and film production companies at rates far below the industry standard. INgrooves provides clients customized distribution, marketing, promotion, synch licensing and administrative support to help maximize the earnings potential of specific releases or catalogues. For more information, visit www.ingrooves.com