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Company: Republic of Music
Title: Senior label managers
Based in: Brighton
Can you tell us a bit about the company’s history and its roster?
Republic of Music was founded in January 2007 and offers a new and exciting alternative to the existing independent music sales and distribution companies in the UK and Europe.
Boasting a diverse and cutting edge roster of labels such as City Slang, BMG Rights, Death Waltz Recording Company, !K7, Strut, Skint, M-Nus, Ram Records, Monkeytown, and 20-20 Vision, we specialise in helping your music maximise its sales potential.
Since launch Republic of Music have worked retail campaigns for such artists as Fleet Foxes, Two Door Cinema Club, You Me At Six, Neneh Cherry, Bloc Party, The Black Keys, Tame Impala, The Charlatans, Badly Drawn Boy, The Futureheads, Modeselektor, Midlake, Interpol, The Walkmen, Zola Jesus, Fatboy Slim, Freemasons, The Cribs, Lambchop, Mazzy Star, Gold Panda, Caribou, Beach House and many more.
Republic of Music offers flexible and dynamic deals for international physical and digital distribution for its customers and we can tailor our deals to suit your labels needs.
And can you tell us a bit about the acts you personally work with at this moment?
I work with – Brownswood, Ghostly, Captured Tracks, Submarine Cat, Brace Yourself, Sacred Bones, Late Night Tales – also work direct with artists such as Essen and The Witch, Arxx and Damu the fudgemunk.
What was the moment you decided you wanted to work with music?
when I realised I couldn’t play in a band.
Which acts are you looking forward to seeing this year at SPOT?
Best show you’ve ever seen hands down?