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MUSEXPO 2018 CONFIRMS KEY INFLUENCERS FOR GLOBAL KEYNOTE



MUSEXPO 2018 is fast approaching as it prepares for its 20th global edition at the W Hotel Hollywood, April 29th - May 2nd. The event will once again offer its delegates an in-depth analysis of the global music landscape from leading executives across all facets of the industry.

Following Sunday’s A&R Expo, which will feature some of the most innovative and successful record label A&R’s, multi-Platinum hit songwriters and music publishers from across the global landscape, Monday’s programming will kick-off with “The State Of The Sonic Union” which will bring together key executives from all facets of the worldwide industry to discuss the global music landscape in its current and future state. This highly-insightful and inspiring panel will be moderated by renowned global music business journalist, Mark Sutherland - Editor, Music Week (UK).

Alex Luke Ben Cooper Craig Kallman Mandar Thakur

Mark Sutherland Scott Burnell Susan Genco

Joining this highly-esteemed group are included: Alex Luke - Global Head of Programming & Content Strategy, Amazon Music; Ben Cooper - Controller, BBC Radio 1, 1Xtra & BBC Asian Network; Craig Kallman - Chairman & CEO, Atlantic Records Group; Mandar Thakur - Chief Operating Officer, Times Music (India); Scott Burnell - Global Lead, Business Development & Partner Management, Ford Motor Co.; and Susan Genco - Co-President, Azoff MSG Entertainment.

For more information, a full speaker listing and schedule overview, and to register, visit www.musexpo.net or contact Tyler Polzin at tyler@anrworldwide.com.


MUSEXPO 2018 ANNOUNCES NEW ROUND OF GLOBAL SHOWCASE TALENT

Continuing the unveiling of MUSEXPO 2018’s exceptional global showcasing talent, among Monday, April 30th’s acts are included Sweden’s Andreas Moss and Linn Koch-Emmery; U.K. artists Kids On Bridges and Phoenix O’Neill; N. America’s Polaroid Summer, JAGMAC and Shayna Leigh, as well as India’s Sayantika.


These acts and more top emerging international and U.S. talent are set to arrive in Hollywood in Los Angeles from April 29th - May 1st to the legendary S.I.R. Studios in Hollywood on Sunset Blvd. Most of the talent is available for signing, licensing, booking, legal representation and/or publishing.

Click HERE to get more information on the artists listed and all other MUSEXPO showcasing acts.

Longfellow and Phoenix O'Neill are supported by PRS Foundation’s International Showcase Fund, which is run by PRS Foundation in partnership with Department of International Trade (DIT), British Underground, Arts Council England, The Musicians’ Union (MU), PPL, Creative Scotland, Wales Arts International and Wales Arts International in association with PledgeMusic.


RELIANCE INDUSTRIES TO COMBINE SAAVN & JIOMUSIC FOR NEW MEDIA PLATFORM

         

Reliance Industries Limited (RIL), India’s largest private sector company, executed definitive agreements last week to combine global streaming platform Saavn with RIL’s digital music service, JioMusic. The combined entity, valued at more than $1 billion USD, will be developed into a media platform with global reach, cross-border original content, an independent artist marketplace, consolidated data and one of the largest mobile advertising mediums.

Additionally, Reliance will invest the Rupee equivalent of up to $100 million USD, with $20 million of that invested up front, for growth and expansion of the platform into one of the largest streaming services in the world. The company will maintain operations of the over-the-top media platform available on all app stores, with Saavn’s Co-Founders, Rishi Malhotra, Paramdeep Singh and Vinodh Bhat, continuing in their leadership roles while driving the growth of the combined entity. Reliance is also acquiring partial stake from the existing shareholders of Saavn for $104 million USD, with these shareholders retaining their balance stake. Among Saavn’s shareholders are included Tiger Global Management, Liberty Media, Bertelsmann and others.

The new combined entity seeks to tap into a potential market of more than 1 billion users in India and globally while investing heavily to accelerate growth benefitting users, music labels, artists and advertisers. The combined platform will also build on Saavn’s Artist Originals (AO) offering. To date, AO has delivered some of the top records in India and South Asia including Zack Knight and Jasmin Walia’s “Bom Diggy.”

Rishi Malhotra, Co-Founder and CEO at Saavn, said “Nearly 10 years ago, we had a vision to build a connected music platform, dedicated to South Asian culture across the globe. Vin, Param and I always envisioned the company for the long term with intense focus on products, data, and ground-breaking original content. Our alignment with Reliance enables us to create one of the largest, fastest-growing, and most capable media platforms in the world.”

Paramdeep Singh, Co-Founder and Executive Vice Chairman at Saavn, added “Saavn has been at the forefront of the digital music revolution in India. Our partnership with Reliance reinforces our commitment to the growth of our label partners, the independent artist ecosystem, and the overall music industry globally.” Paramdeep Singh will also speak at this year’s MUSEXPO in Los Angeles during its global digital forum.


DAVID GRESHAM ENTERTAINMENT GROUP CONTINUES GROWTH THROUGHOUT AFRICA



The David Gresham Entertainment Group, the umbrella company for David Gresham Records (Pty) Ltd (DGR) and David Gresham Music Publishing (DGM), continue to expand their footprint across the African continent following the signings of Nigerian Afro-Pop artist Valentino Odogwu and award-winning hip-hop star of Congolese descent, Rouge. 2018 also marked the signing of Ugandan reggae-pop star Racheal M in collaboration with Dirty Panda in the U.K., with the artist generating a social media buzz with her single “Mpalampalampa.” At the same time, South African R&B act Kimosabe is hotly-tipped to become one of the biggest acts on the continent. Having already contributed to an unprecedented string of 25 hit singles in South Africa, his debut album scheduled for an April release.

Gresham’s signing of acts outside of South Africa has also led to a focus by the firm to become the leaders in Pan African radio and TV promotion, operating in 15 key markets, servicing more than 280 radio stations and nearly 100 TV channels. DGR was also successful in the breaking of Grammy Award-winning artist Childish Gambino’s hit single “Redbone” in Africa, with the record garnering play in 12 African markets, including Nigeria, Kenya, Zambia and Cote ‘d Ivoire as well as others.

DGM also acts as the African sub-publisher to some of the world’s leading publishing companies. The company actively engages with associate agencies and brands across the continent, maintaining a proactive approach to synchronization placements, mechanical and public performance collections. The company’s neighboring rights division continues to grow, working closely with the South African Music Performance Rights Association (SAMPRA) housing close to 1.5 million masters from around the world, and representing BMG Rights Management, Ultra Records, Rights Up and Lime Blue among others.

The Gresham Licensing company has become the single largest retail mechanical and public performance licensing entity in the region, led by Larry Gresham. Among the company’s clients are included Adidas, Virgin Active and McDonalds and others.


GLOBAL NEWS UPDATES…



Spotify has tapped Tom Connaughton, formerly of Vevo, to take on the role of Head of Artist & Label Marketing for the U.K. Connaughton’s hiring was revealed by Troy Carter, Spotify’s Head of Creator Services, via an internal memo and was first reported by MBW. Connaughton joins Spotify following a seven year stint with Vevo, the last two years spent as Sr. VP of Creative Content & Programming. British-born Connaughton relocates to London and reports to Carter in his new position commencing April 9th.

In other Spotify news, the streaming platform has teamed up with 8tracks for a new offering that was made available via the latter’s iOS mobile app last week. The new partnership will see 8tracks more efficiently delivering music based on users’ tastes. Additionally, the partnership will see users able to save tracks from the 8tracks app and import them into a Spotify playlist titled “8tracks Discoveries.”

A round of new promotions have been announced at Def Jam with Nicki Farag rising to EVP/Head Of Promotion, filling the role left vacant by Rick Sackheim when he departed for Epic last year. Additional promotions include Noah Sheer to EVP Rhythm & Lifestyle Promotion and Keith Rothschild to Sr. VP Promotion. Farag, Sheer and Rothschild are all industry veterans with Farag and Sheer holding 15 and 18 year stints with Def Jam respectively. Rothschild came to Def Jam in 2013 following a 15-year tenure with Warner Bros. Records. In assuming the new role, Farag also becomes the first female executive to hold the post of Head of Promotion for Def Jam since the label launched in 1984.

Primary Wave Music Publishing has finalized a partnership with legendary songwriter and Rock and Roll Hall of Famer, Dave Mason. Under the agreement is included the acquisition of Mason's hit song "Feelin' Alright," written by Mason at only 19 years of age. The song was first performed by Mason in 1968 while he was with Traffic and has since been covered by the likes of Gladys Knight, Isaac Hayes and the Jackson 5, with the best-known version of the song done by Joe Cocker. Cocker's cover of the song became a top 40 hit and was one of his top 10 biggest hits ever. Mason's career spans nearly five decades of producing, performing and songwriting, having penned more than 100 songs and recorded numerous hit singles. Over his career, he’s collaborated with icons such as Jimi Hendrix, George Harrison, Paul McCartney, Stevie Wonder, Michael Jackson, Leon Russell, Eric Clapton, Steve Winwood and others.

Pandora has announced they are planning to acquire digital audio ad-tech firm AdsWizz. Pandora hopes to close the deal, worth $145 million in cash and stock, in Q2. According to AdsWizz, the company is an "end-to-end technology platform" focused on connecting clients its clients across the music, broadcasting and podcast spaces with the advertising arena via solutions developed by the firm. The company, which is headed up by CEO Alexis van de Wyer, who will maintain that role when the sale is finalized, operates in 39 different countries with Pandora currently available only in the U.S. Pandora saw a 2017 fourth quarter decrease in ad revenue of 5% to $297.7 million from $313.3 million the year prior, the result of a 6% drop year-over-year in active users. The same period saw Pandora’s RPM (measuring revenue generated per 1,000 impressions for its ads) increase by 12% as well as a 7% boost in revenue led by a 25% increase in paid subscribers and a 63% increase in subscription revenue.

London-based live entertainment booking agency, brand consultant and event curator, Coalition Agency, has appointed a new Managing Director and Creative Director, with former Coda Agency Managing Director, Claire Horseman joining the company as a non-executive director. Assuming the roles of Managing Director and Creative Director, respectively, are Anthony Norris and Owen Kent from Music Plus Sport. The two will report directly to Coalition Agency’s Founder and CEO, Guy Robinson. Norris has over two decades of experience in entertainment at companies such as Live Nation, MTV and Endemol as well as time in the production, finance and operations arenas having joined London 2012 where he created, implement and led the executive team behind the successful Olympic Park Spectator Experience Programme. Kent’s career began at leading U.K. festival promoter, Festival Republic and encompasses a diverse background of experience with large-scale events both in Europe and the U.S. having worked on major festivals such as Reading, Latitude, Electric Picnic, Orlando Calling and Glastonbury. Horseman joins Coalition Agency from Coda where she was appointed Managing Director in 2013 and oversaw the company’s expanding operations and strategy. With more than 20 years of experience in the music industry she’s also held roles with Profile Records, edel UK, BMG and Sony/Columbia Records.

The U.S. music industry has generated double-digit growth for the second year running, led by continued increases from the streaming arena. Total consumer spending for 2017 reached $8.72 billion, an increase of 16.5% from 2016. 2015 to 2016 saw growth of 11.5%. The previous best year-to-year growth came in 1994 when the industry saw an uptick of 20.1% from the year prior. With streaming’s continued growth, digital download revenues continue to fall with physical album sales also declining but at a slower year-upon-year rate. In total, streaming represented 65% of total revenue for 2017; physical sales 17.1%; downloads 15.3%; and synchronization 2.7%.

Ringo Starr
Richard Starkey, better known as The Beatles’ iconic drummer Ringo Starr, joined fellow Beatle Sir Paul McCartney in the knighthood last week. The ceremony happened last week in London with Sir Ringo honored for “services to music.”

The Zac Brown Band has joined the management roster of Scooter Braun’s SB Projects, marking the first major country act signed to Braun’s stable of clients which includes Ariana Grande, Justin Bieber, Kanye West and Vic Mensa. SB Projects is home to artists in the country arena such as Dan + Shay, but none that have reached the level of the Zac Brown Band, which counts four No.1 albums on Billboard's Top Country Albums chart and eight No.1s on Hot Country Songs. The band were previously looked after by Bernie Cahill and William Ward of Roar Management, who worked alongside Brown to launch the Southern Ground Music and Food Festivals. Brown is currently with CAA for representation and is set for a run of tour dates this summer with stops at Boston’s Fenway Park, New York’s Citi Field and San Diego’s Petco Park.

According to sources, INgrooves is reportedly up for sale with Shamrock Capital, who owns the majority of the company, seeking $100 million for the digital distribution firm. Alongside its distribution offering, INgrooves also provides music publishing services, neighboring rights and artist’s services with Billboard estimating annual revenue at around $150 million. Launched in 2002, INgrooves has a long-standing relationship with Universal Music Group (UMG) which previously owned 51% of the company. Upon Shamrock’s acquisition of INgrooves in 2010 and subsequent merger with UMG’s own indie distribution arm Fontana in 2012, it paid UMG around $10 million as part of a deal that gave UMG a 22% share in the newly-merged company. INgrooves currently distributes UMG indie labels’ music to digital services which accounts for almost a third of UMG’s market share in the U.S.

The third edition of the Urban Desi Conference and Concert (UDC) is taking place in New York later this week. The two-day event and festival will start with an interactive conference at New York University on Thursday followed by a concert to take place at Live Nation’s Irving Plaza venue in Union Square on Friday. The UDC attracts the best of the community both in NYC and North America, including millennials, youth, and the interactive adult population, as it seeks to bring the emerging and powerful youth community together in a positive and educational environment. The not-for-profit event will see proceeds going towards the production and execution of the event as well as partner non-profits including the American India Foundation, Sikhs of NY, Who is Hussain and Pingalwara (Amritsar, India). Leading global streaming platform Saavn is taking an active role in curating the lineup for 2018’s concert and providing strategic insights for the event with additional partners including Google, YouTube, Netflix, Urban Asian, NY Indian Film Festival, Association of Indians in America, Live Nation, the City University of New York and New York University. For additional details, click HERE.

CTS Eventim has revealed sales figures for 2017 with revenue increasing 24.6% to €1.034 billion year-over-year, the first time the international ticketing services and live entertainment provider has surpassed the €1 billion benchmark. CTS Eventim’s ticketing sector saw a record year with revenue increasing 5.9% to €418.4 million, driven by the continued growth of its online businesses. The firm recorded 48.9 million live music event tickets sold via its digital and mobile sales platforms which is an increase of 11.9% over 2016. The company’s live entertainment division also showed significant growth of 42.7%, rising to €626.7 million.

Veteran promoter Lenore Kinder has made moves to the music agency arena, joining the Nashville-based operations of Paradigm Talent Agency. Kinder heads to Paradigm after a decade with Messina Touring Group and AEG Presents working with acts such as Imagine Dragons, Adele and Mumford & Sons and helping in the development of artists like Kacey Musgraves, The Lumineers and Kelsea Ballerini. Kinder received the Rising Star honor at the 2018 Pollstar Awards and was Talent Buyer of the Year at the 2017 ACM Award’s. Kinder is a voting member of the Country Music Association, the Academy of Country Music and the Americana Music Association.

Doug Morris
According to Billboard, sources have revealed that veteran music executive, Doug Morris is in discussions with Warner Music Group (WMG) for distribution of his 12 Tone Music label. The deal, should it be finalized, would mark a return to WMG for Morris who served as President of Atlantic Records’ in 1980 and of Warner Music U.S. in 1994 prior to his transition to leading Universal Music and then Sony Music. Morris, who parts ways with his Chairman role at Sony at the end of this month, sits as the only executive to lead all three majors.

Because Music Group has made three key senior staff additions to its team as part of a significant expansion to its U.K. operations. Among the appointments are included Nick Huggett to CCO (Because Music UK); Lisa Rimmer to Director of Sales & Digital Operations; and Laura Kelly to Creative & Marketing Product Manager for London Records. Huggett is best known for discovering, signing and developing Adele as well as signing Dizzee Rascal, Wiley, MIA, Jack Penate, Alex Clare, Rizzle Kicks and Jack Garratt among others. Having started his career at London’s Mr Bongo, Huggett spent several years on London’s alternative dance music scene before transitioning to A&R, first at Mo Wax, and then XL Recordings. Since XL, Huggett has held senior A&R posts at Columbia, Island and Parlophone. Rimmer comes to the company from Warner Music UK where she spent four years in account management, following eight years at EMI Music. Kelly assumes her new role with a resume that includes seven years at Ignition Records/Big Brother Recordings working with artists such as Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds and Primal Scream.

RCA has announced the promotion of Karen Lamberton to Executive Vice President of Soundtracks and Film & TV Licensing. Lamberton, who will remain based in New York, had most recently served as Sr. VP, Soundtracks, Music Licensing & Brand Partnerships. Over the past year, Lamberton’s team has led a revenue increase of 123% from the previous year, overseeing soundtrack album releases such as Trolls, Insecure and Insecure - Season 2.

The Japanese music community has welcomed a new organization that seeks to support the independent music sector for the country. The Independent Music Coalition of Japan (IMCJ) will be launching efforts to support indie musicians and the sale of indie music in Japan. IMCJ is composed of three existing trade bodies, the Independent Records and Musicians Association, the Independent Label Council Japan and the Japan Net Creators Association, with independent labels, aggregators and rights organization also joining the coalition. IMCJ also joins the Worldwide Independent Network (WIN) as a national trade association on behalf of existing groups such as the Federation of Music Producers of Japan, a previous WIN member. Merlin has also shared its support of the new organization.

CAA has added a round of new acts to its roster for representation including Lily Allen, The Beaches, Francis and the Lights and Sam Gellaitry. Allen had been represented by CAA for international touring and now becomes a CAA client globally. The Beaches had been with WME but now join the CAA stable for worldwide representation ex-Canada. Francis and the Lights come to CAA for North American representation from Paradigm and Gellaitry is now repped globally be CAA ex-North America.

Recently appointed CEO of Beatport, Robb McDaniels (INgrooves Founder and Former CEO) who also currently serves as Executive Chairman of management firm Faction Entertainment, has unveiled Beatport Creative Services (BCS). Marking McDaniels’ first major initiative for Beatport since joining, the new division will operate out of the company’s Los Angeles and Berlin offices. According to a company press release, BCS will work alongside the Beatport ecosystem "to activate and accelerate dance music culture through a variety of programs," set to be announced along with additional partners later in Q2. The company also anticipates updates to the Beatport Store for roll-out later this year.

ole label group has added Canadian Country singer/songwriter, Danielle Bourjeaurd, to its red dot roster. Bourjeaurd’s EP, Country Sorta Way, will be distributed via ole label group with publishing under ole and Frank Davies' Let Me Be Frank. Her second single, "Happy Hour," was released to radio Friday. Bourjeaurd has been based in Nashville for the past five years, writing with the likes of Frank Myers, Odie Blackmon, Roger Springer, Leslie Satcher, Emily Hackett, Davis Corley, Summer Overstreet, Mark Addison Chandler, Aaron Pritchett and Ian Janes. In 2014, Bourjeaurd had a co-write on Tom Cochrane's chart-topping hit, "Sunday Afternoon Hang" and started off 2018 with a Top 15 single for her Petric co-write "18 Ends.” Additional songwriting success this year include Bourjeaurd’s co-write with artist Joe Denim, “Together We’re A 10.” She is also currently writing songs for the film What Would Dolly Do scheduled for production this spring, in which she will have a cameo role.


IN THE SPOTLIGHT: Benjamin Budde, Martin Dodd, Maureen Kenny, Sam Riback, Sylvia Rhone, Karl Anderson, Greg Hammer, Katy Gavillet, Mona Rubsamen, Rob Graham, Andrew Stone and Tracey Trench.


JACKASS OF THE WEEK

Have you ever sent a personal IM to the wrong screen name, accidentally replied “send all” on an E-mail, or made a total ass of yourself? Yes, we’ve all had a jackass moment at one time or another in our life. Weddings can be emotional, fun, unpredictable and down right crazy. Click HERE to view jackass wedding moments that are sure to get the bride and grooms’ knickers in a twist!


A&R WORLDWIDE’S "ARTIST OF THE WEEK" – MADYX



Madyx is the brainchild of singer/songwriter and guitarist Michelle Blanchard who is inspired by a mix of P!nk and Katy Perry, with influences ranging from No Doubt, Brody Dalle of The Distillers to Melissa Etheridge. She has co-written original songs with The Nexus (Lana Del Rey, James Bay), award-winning producer and songwriter Pete Kirtley (Ryan Tedder, Stargate, Sugababes) and has written with various other producer/writers in London, England; Stockholm, Sweden; Berlin, Germany as well as in Los Angeles. Her single “Bad Decisions” has earned well over 50k streams on Spotify and has had hundreds of radio plays worldwide including spins on KROQ Los Angeles, KNDD Seattle, KNRK Portland, KBZT San Diego, WLKK Buffalo, KCJK Kansas City, Radio Doble Nueve in Lima, Peru, Flux FM in Berlin, Germany, Radio 1 across India and many others. The song has also racked-up over 1,000+ Shazam tags in just a couple of months. Madyx has had her music placed in New Form Digital’s fantasy thriller Immortals, the Netflix movie Face2Face and she will have seven of her original songs featured in the upcoming film Spy Intervention. The movie is being produced by well-known Hollywood film producer Sunil Perkash (SALT, Enchanted, Premonition, Divorce Party). Madyx will also make her global acting debut in the motion picture. She has returned from the music studio with her new single “I Melt With You,” a re-imagination of the 1982 smash hit by British New Wave band Modern English, taken from her upcoming EP. Listen to “I Melt With You” HERE, which has earned over 800 Shazam tags in just a few weeks. Contact info@anrworldwide.com as Madyx is currently available for label, publishing, booking, synch, brand and co-writing opportunities.


A&R WORLDWIDE’S "VIDEO OF THE WEEK" – G FLIP

At the age of 19, Georgia Flipo auditioned to be a touring drummer. She was told to learn three songs and after practicing until her hands were blistered and bloodied, she learned over 20 songs and easily earned the gig. After a couple of years on a tour bus with the band, she realized she had taken other people’s music as far as she could. Just when the band was calling it quits, Georgia headed back to her home in Melbourne and holed herself up in her suburban share-house for all of 2017. The multi-instrumentalist worked on her craft; playing drums, keys, guitar while teaching herself how to produce her own songs; how to tease out the melodies she hummed into her iPhone’s voice memo app; how to find her own voice after years of performing other people’s songs. Every single day was dedicated to her music and being creative. Along with a friend, she developed and built her own kick drum which houses an LED screen that displays images and video, acting as an additional band member. Under the moniker G Flip, the now 24-year old has released her debut single “About You,” which was inspired by her hectic, toxic and cinematic on/off relationship and recorded in a day in her bedroom studio. She’s received overwhelming positive feedback from Pitchfork, Junkee, The Line of Best Fit and Brooklyn Vegan, LA Times as well as the crowds at her multiple performances at SXSW, making G Flip one of the most talked-about artists as of late. Watch the video for “About You” HERE, which has already been added into rotation at Triple J, and contact Dan Zilber at dan@futureclassic.com as G Flip is available for festivals, synch and brand opportunities.


PASSPORT APPROVED™ PLAYLIST – 3/25/2018



“PASSPORT APPROVED” PLAYLIST FOR Sunday, March 25th, 2018: The weekly import show. Heard on over 70 radio stations on six continents weekly including: The World Famous KROQ 106.7FM Los Angeles, Radio Doble Nueve, Lima, Peru; KNRK-FM Portland OR; KNDD “The End” Seattle WA; KCJK-FM “Alternative x1051” Kansas City MO: MMM Modern Digital Australia in Sydney, Brisbane, Melbourne, Adelaide; WLKK “Alternative Buffalo” NY 107.7FM; WZRH-FM New Orleans; KHTB Salt Lake City, UT; KBZT-FM 94.9FM San Diego CA; KKDO “94.7FM” Sacramento CA; KWSS “93.9FM” Phoenix AZ; KRML “102.1FM” Carmel CA, KFRR “New Rock 104.1FM” Fresno CA; KMAX Windsor/Ft. Collins, Colorado; WCNR Charlottesville, VA; KIWR “The River” Council Bluffs, IA; 2XM Ireland (national radio); WAPS-FM “The Summit.FM” Akron-Canton, OH; WKTL-FM Youngstown, 105.5FM XFM Nairobi, Kenya; KVNV-FM Reno NV; PUK-FM Johannesburg, South Africa; East Radio-FM Shanghai, China; KAFA “97.7FM” Colorado Springs, CO; KVNV “NV89” Reno, NV; KSKI-FM, Sun Valley/Twin Falls, ID; WITH “90.1FM” Ithaca, New York; UCFM 87.8FM Australian Capital Territory, Australia, Triple M Digital Network (Australia), WRUR 88.5FM Rochester New York; WCRU-FM Hamilton, NY and on The Independent FM (iHeart Radio) in the United States and many others. Also, on the worldwide web and twice weekly segment on Flux FM Germany (Berlin, Brandenburg and Stuttgart) and Allgauhit-FM Bavaria Germany as well as streaming on one of the world’s fastest growing streaming platforms, Saavn.

Listen to this two-hour show by clicking HERE:

THE PALE WHITE - “Loveless” (Illegal Cinema Records, UK)
BLOW - “You Killed Me On The Moon” (Sony, France)
STATE LIGHTS - “Peace Will Come” (Unsigned, Ireland)
THE BONGO CLUB - “Tell Your Friends” (Motor Music, Sweden)
TORS - “Wilder Days” (Unsigned, UK)
GIANT PARTY - “White Ink” (Label Fandango, UK)
VARGAS & LAGOLA - “Roads” (Universal, Sweden)
ONR - “American Gods” (Capitol, Scotland)
LONGFELLOW - “Plasticine” (Unsigned, UK)
ALFRED HALL - “Pearl Diver” (Waterfall, Norway)
THE MAGIC GANG - “Getting Along” (Warner Music, UK)
***GLOBAL DJ EXCHANGE W/ DJ DAN HEGARTY “RADIO RTE/2XM” DUBLIN, IRELAND - Æ MAK - “Glow” ***
THEODORE - “Towards (For What Is To Come)” (Unsigned, Greece)
LEONIDEN - “1990” (Euphorie, Germany)
PICTURE THIS - “This Morning” (Unsigned, Ireland)
MARMOZETS - “Start Again” (Roadrunner Records, UK)
STEREO HONEY - “The Bay” (P + C Beatnik Creative, UK)
MADYX - “I Melt With You” (Unsigned, N. America)
VERTICOLI - “Free Will” (Firestarter, Australia)
FLING - “That’s Nice” (Dance To The Radio, UK)
SPEAKER FIRST - “Break My Soul” (Unsigned, Indonesia)
BARNS COURTNEY - “Champion” (Virgin, UK)
G FLIP - “About You” (Future Classic, Australia)
VILE ASSEMBLY - “Last Century Man” (Vial Records, UK)
LIME CORDIALE - “Naturally” (Chugg Music, Australia)
HOCKEY DAD - “Homely Feeling” (Lab Records, Australia)
DED RABBIT - “Moonlight Horror” (Unsigned, Scotland)
MUGEN - “Commentary” (Unsigned, UK)
TOM GREGORY - “Losing Sleep” (Armada, Germany)
EDITORS - “Magazine” (PIAS, UK)
DANA REXX - “Last Man Standing” (Unsigned, Belgium)

(Check out the Passport Approved Radio “Featured Artists” on the daily profile exclusively on AllAccess.com including Verticoli, BLOW, Vargas & Lagola, The Magic Gang and The Leers).