Alexandra Patsavas Partners With UMG's East Coast Label Group
January 31, 2013 at 8:19 AM (PT)
UNIVERSAL MUSIC GROUP's EAST COAST LABEL GROUP and ALEXANDRA PATSAVAS have partnered for CHOP SHOP RECORDS. The announcement was made today EAST COAST LABEL GROUP Chairman/CEO BARRY WEISS and Ms. PATSAVAS.
Through this agreement, PATSAVAS will have the ability to work with ISLAND DEF JAM, REPUBLIC RECORDS and MOTOWN, depending on the needs of the particular artist or project. She will also work closely with EVP/Strategic Marketing Cynthia Sexton.
"ALEXANDRA is a perfect fit for our family of labels as we continue to expand our creative partnerships," said WEISS. "She is not just an incredibly gifted music supervisor, but a storyteller, a tastemaker and a talent scout with a track record of success that speaks for itself."
"I'm a big fan of the UMG roster and have always admired the care they take in breaking acts," added PATSAVAS. "Their artist friendly approach and careful strategic promotion of new artists is extremely impressive and we look forward to partnering with the biggest label in the world."
JOHN RUBELI will stay as Pres. of CHOP SHOP RECORDS overseeing daily operations of the label.