Influential Labels Beggars Group, Domino, Saddle Creek Pact With Redeye Distribution

The Beggars Group, Domino Recording Co. and Saddle Creek, 3 of the most prominent indie record labels in the music industry, have actually signed a deal with North Carolina-based Redeye for U.S. distribution of physical products. The pact goes in impact January 1, 2020.

London-headquartered Beggars Group, established by Martin Mills in 1977, is house to 4AD, Matador Records, Rough Trade, Young Turks and XL Recordings.

Domino has released albums by Arctic Monkeys, Blood Orange, Animal Collective, Franz Ferdinand, Dirty Projectors and Real Estate, to name a few.

Omaha, Nebraska’s Saddle Creek, established in 1993, is best know as the house of Bright Eyes, but has actually likewise launched music by artists including Cursive, Big Burglar and Sam Evian.

Upcoming releases by means of Redeye, which was established in 1996, consist of brand-new albums by Grimes (4AD), Pinegrove (Rough Trade), Dan Deacon (Domino) and Frances Quinlan (Saddle Creek).

Stated Glenn Dicker, co-founder of Redeye: “Redeye prides itself on our relationships with our clients and label partners. For many years, we have taken a look at the Beggars Group as the gold standard of what could be achieved by an independent company with effort and devotion to artists and music. Furthermore, Domino and Saddle Creek are among the numerous fantastic labels we have actually remained connected to over the years so we’re proud to now have them all as part of the household.”

” Historically, independent labels have constantly seen getting records into stores as the very first organisation choice they require to make,” included Beggars’ Mills.

” It’s been impressive to watch how Glenn Dicker, Tor Hansen, and the Redeye group have grown the company over the previous decade,” said Kris Gillespie, Domino managing director.

” Redeye feels like the right location for us to be,” said Robb Nansel of Saddle Creek. “With a staff that is plainly comprised of music fans and developers, we are excited to be a part of the independent community at Redeye and we anticipate growing together in the future.”


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