SRC Records, Ronder Music Launch Merokee Music
August 27, 2007 at 3:47 PM (PT)
SRC Records has entered into a publishing agreement with RONDOR MUSIC to launch MEROKEE MUSIC. RONDOR will fund, co-own and administer all new signings and releases through MEROKEE MUSIC, which will be affiliated with artists and producer/writers signed to SRC. SRC is distributed through UNIVERSAL MUSIC GROUP.
Merokee will be headed by SRC founder/CEO STEVE RIFKIND and RICH ISAACSON, who will work closely with RONDOR MUSIC Pres. LANCE FREED and RONDOR EVP/Creative RON MOSS. "I'm pleased that MEROKEE will flourish with LANCE, RON and the entire RONDOR team," stated STEVE RIFKIND. "Both LANCE and RON share our vision for MEROKEE and the importance that we put on artist development. They are one of the most aggressive and enthusiastic publishers in the market, and we're looking forward to hitting the ground running."
"RONDOR is committed to giving artists an opportunity to develop their skills as songwriters at an early stage in their careers," noted LANCE FREED. "This is a partnership of creative integrity where we share a common vision for quality and always putting music at the forefront ... where it belongs."
"STEVE is one of today’s most talented and successful music executives and entrepreneurs and RICH is a man who has amazing business acumen and a great passion for music," added RON MOSS. "We are thrilled to be working with them, and developing MEROKEE as a significant and respected force in the music publishing business."