Republic Records has launched a children and household division, spearheaded by the appointment of Bree Bowles as VP of selling and technique. The brand new enlargement is concentrated on signing, growing, and releasing family-friendly tasks, with further “main partnerships to be unveiled very quickly,” in accordance with the announcement.
Previous to her stint with Republic Data, Bowles labored at Brooklyn Bowl founder Pete Shapiro’s Dayglo Presents the place she oversaw advertising and marketing and operations. Over time she has labored with family-friendly manufacturers like Nickelodeon and Disney, together with roles at Foxtel (Information Corp) and the Brag Media, specializing in content material, acquisitions, and technique.
Republic co-president Jim Roppo mentioned, “We’ve at all times needed to do a youngsters’s label. Household is all the pieces to us. I’m a dad earlier than anything. We lastly discovered the proper accomplice and an unimaginable govt, Bree, to deliver this enterprise to life with high quality, family-friendly, and enjoyable music.”
Bowles provides: “Our mission is straightforward: produce world-class music that may be loved by each children and their dad and mom, creating invaluable moments to attach in what’s a distracted world. We’re initially constructing a label that’s trusted by dad and mom, however we’re centered on growing new IP, driving innovation, and exploring what is feasible. Our workforce is worked up, our artists are excited, and we hope the little followers will love the brand new music as a lot as we do. Children are the longer term, which implies children are additionally the way forward for music.”
+ Andrea Johnson, Emily Yoon and Erika Noguchi have joined Wasserman Music, to assist with symphonic performances and the event of mental property for the reside music house. Wasserman Music’s roster contains acts like Barenaked Girls, Dave Matthews Band, Foreigner, Herbie Hancock, Steve Miller Band in addition to property-driven performances like “the Masked Singer Tour,” “DC In Live performance,” and “Celtic Girl’s House For Christmas – the Symphony Tour.”
Johnson’s resume spans work alongside veteran stars like David Foster, Katharine McPhee and Straight No Chaser, and classical crossover teams Vitamin String Quartet and the Piano Guys, reside appearances by author/actor Candace Bushnell, and cabaret performances for Jane Lynch, amongst others. She started her profession at classical music administration firm ICM Artists, representing the likes of Yo-Yo Ma, Midori, the Russian Nationwide Orchestra, and the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theatre.
Each Yoon and Noguchi characterize the greater than three dozen properties of Disney Live shows, which places collectively live shows and excursions, and licenses Disney music and visible content material to symphony orchestras and presenters on worldwide. Yoon and Noguchi additionally characterize different IP-driven symphonic efficiency properties, in addition to orchestral conductors.
For greater than a decade, Yoon has been a key accomplice with Disney Live shows within the growth of a roster of over 30 live performance packages. She began her profession at Columbia Artists, main the corporate’s industrial symphony occasions. Noguchi involves Wasserman Music with seven years of expertise as an agent, artist supervisor and govt producer specializing in symphonic occasions worldwide. She additionally jumpstarted her profession at Columbia Artists and shortly climbed to the place of affiliate supervisor.
+ Tres Generaciones Tequila has introduced a partnership with R&B singer Givēon for its latest advertising and marketing marketing campaign, “Get Up Tres,” as a part of the model’s current relaunch.
“Get Up Tres” goals to encourage a brand new era of artists, creators and followers to “have a good time the missteps, deal with the journey and at all times rise up regardless of obstacles alongside the way in which.” The model will function the official sponsor for Givēon’s “Give or Take” North American tour which kicked off on Aug. 16.
“For me it’s all in regards to the course of. That’s the place the laborious work exhibits up, that’s the place the center, and heartache, and all of the storytelling reside,” mentioned Givēon in an announcement. “I’m wanting ahead to working with Tres Gen Tequila to not solely share my story however to supply a platform by ‘Get Up Tres’ for others to inform us about their very own journey and have a good time their very own successes each huge and small.”
+ The Blues Basis has appointed former music supervisor/agent and former board member Kimberly Horton, as its interim president and CEO.
With the current departure of former President and CEO Judith Black, Horton says she appears to be like ahead to main the Blues Basis by its subsequent chapter and upcoming signature occasions — together with Worldwide Blues Problem in January 2023 and the Blues Music Awards in Could 2023.
Horton is the longtime supervisor, agent, and founding father of Heathrow Muzik Field, LLC. All through her 15-year profession, she’s been credited for guiding varied Blues artists, together with Johnny Rawls, Billy Worth, Lattimore, Dexter Allen, Girl A, Huge Lou Johnson, and Eric Nolan of the famed R&B and soul group, The O’Jays. She can be the private enterprise assistant for Taj Mahal.
+ HIFI Labs, an artist mentorship collective, has opened functions for his or her upcoming Web3 Artist Cohort Program, marking its official launch and the primary time this system is open to the general public.
Led by HIFI Labs Head of Web3 and Artist Groups Henry Chatfield, the cohort goals to resolve the obstacles that stand in the way in which of rising artists together with restricted entry to cash, info and strategic counsel. This system boats work alongside the likes of Interpol, David Lynch, RAC, Dove Cameron, 88Rising, and extra.
HIFI Labs’ Web3 Artist Cohort is a free digital three-week immersive program that helps join rising musicians with the sources they should develop and launch their upcoming tasks utilizing Web3 instruments. Classes will happen month-to-month and have a small group of as much as 5 musicians working collectively in a cohort designed to encourage collaboration and encourage new concepts by peer-based studying and concept shaping. Members will undergo curated classes, prompt-driven tasks and reside peer suggestions classes.
The corporate can be actively working to amass monetary sources — straight and from contributing companions — to assist artists cowl bills. Session 3 functions are presently open till Sept. 2, with 5 slots accessible. To use for Session 3 of HIFI Labs’ Web3 Artist Cohort Program, please go to hifilabs.co.