Nate Albert Appointed VP/A&R For Universal Republic
July 15, 2008 at 9:30 AM (PT)
NATE ALPERT has been appointed VP/A&R for UNIVERSAL REPUBLIC RECORDS, announced TOM MACKAY, SVP/A&R. "NATE brings a world of depth and experience to UNIVERSAL REPUBLIC as a multi-platinum artist, manager and as a widely respected purveyor of talent," stated MACKAY. "To be able to mine his accomplishments and insight in an everyday capacity will not only strengthen our roster, but help us bridge the artistic and strategic missions of artists who will benefit greatly from his own hands-on experience. NATE has already been instrumental in helping sign and develop artists’ ANBERLIN and ERIN MCCARLEY. I know I speak for everyone in the UNIVERSAL REPUBLIC family in welcoming Nate to the label."
"MONTE LIPMAN, AVERY LIPMAN and TOM MACKAY have forged one of the deepest creative rosters in our business," stated ALPERT. "I’m thrilled to be afforded the opportunity to contribute to an environment where artists really do come first. I look forward to a great working relationship with the entire UNIVERSAL REPUBLIC team."
ALPERT was a founding member, guitarist and one of the principal songwriters of THE MIGHTY MIGHTY BOSSTONES.