Island Records/Island Def Jam Partners With Photo Finish Records
August 10, 2012 at 8:21 AM (PT)
ISLAND DEF JAM MUSIC GROUP has entered into a worldwide joint-venture partnership with MATT GALLE's PHOTO FINISH RECORDS. The announcement was made today by IDJMG Chairman/CEO BARRY WEISS and GALLE. In addition, GALLE will provide exclusive senior-level A&R services to ISLAND RECORDS.
"MATT GALLE is a perfect fit for the new ISLAND RECORDS," said WEISS. "Cutting-edge and entrepreneurial, MATT will cast a big net in our search for the next wave of talented young artists across the world."
"I have wanted to work with BARRY WEISS for years and am excited to finally be given the chance," said GALLE. "I admire everything he has accomplished throughout his career and am looking forward to learning from his guidance. ISLAND RECORDS has such a great history and has put out some of my favorite releases. I can't wait to get started and look forward to working with STEVE BARTELS (Pres./COO) and the team on some great new records and artists."