MI2N
Music Industry News Network
WEDNESDAY, JULY 30TH
Advanced Search
MusicDish Advertising Network
Subscribe to Mi2N's Free Newsletters B2N (business) i2N (indie)
HOME | FREE NEWS SUBMISSION | PREMIUM PR DISTRIBUTION | PR COPYWRITING | RSS FEEDS | TESTIMONIALS | CONTACT

Sections: Band | Business | Career | Events | Label | Music Releases | Radio | Tech | Video | Web Events
Genres: Country/Folk | Dance/Electronica | Jazz/Blues | Latin | Rock | Urban | World
International: Asia | Canada | Europe

Advertise | Artist Development | Submit Video | MusicDish*China | MusicDish e-Journal | MusicDish Network | Urban Music News Network
Label News (more headlines) 03-07-2014

DGenerate Records Launches With A Real ‘Number One’

Bookmark and Share
Website: http://www.dgeneraterecords.com
Music: http://thekounterkulture.com/Number%20One.wav
The startup boutique record label dGenerate Records may score a big hit with its first release as Francis Bowie’s “Number One” reached, appropriately, the number one slot for adult contemporary radio adds throughout the US this week, according to data released today. In fact, the retro-flavored song scored strong across radio formats, including Top 40 and alternative, sailing past icons like U2, Elton John, and Justin Timberlake.
Of course, this is music to the ears of label founder Michael Jones, who responded to Bowie fans on Facebook Wednesday with a confident, “You ain’t seen nothing yet.”
“Number One” is the first single from Bowie’s “Sex, Drugs and Thrilling” EP to be released in June, also by dGenerate. All of the songs were produced by Justin Trugman (Backstreet Boys, Eminem, JoJo and Mickey Avalon) and Jeff Blue (Linkin Park, Macy Gray, Limp Bizkit, Korn, and Hoobastank).
In addition to Bowie, the label has signed EDM duo Vegamoore, whose four-EP project “PLURologie” will be released on dGenerate over the next year.
Jones said he hopes to position dGenerate as the “label for innovators.” Like his management and production company KounterKulture Management and Media, “dGenerate is only interested in signing edgy performers, many of them underground, we can develop as artists and brands with significant commercial appeal. Just being weird doesn’t mean you’re being creative or marketable; you’re just being weird. The artists I’m interested in are the ones whose work connects to their soul, not some marketing gimmick. Granted, it’s a razor-thin line we walk.”
Francis Bowie, Jones said, is the perfect artist for the label’s launch. “As a painter, musician, performer and person, Francis Bowie really exists in the gap, the gap between light and dark, between male and female, and his music and performances reflect that. As we worked together, he’d tell these stories through this amazing music that just poured out of him. His songs, his gender-bending presence: it all reflects who he is.”
For Bowie’s upcoming EP and others, Jones said dGenerate will employ unique delivery approaches and media formats. “The videos for each single from ‘Sex, Drugs and Thrilling’ are part of a larger media project being released with the EP,” Jones explained. “The Vegamoore EPs are a year-long project with all kinds of surprises.”
As for his label’s visibility, Jones said, “I’m keeping dGenerate’s profile low for now. We have too much going on and need to stay focused and not get deluged with artists label-shopping. That time will come later.”

Bookmark and Share

back | top



MusicDish Advertising Network

Mi2N Music PR

New York Rapper LC The General Has A Lot To Say

FM Pilots Skyrockets To Top Of MusicDish*China Indie Song Chart

MusicDish*China Booking Second China Tour For French Jazz Singer Clotilde Rullaud

Longreef, Friend Movement And Abijack Management Join Forces For Launch Of Powerful "Battle Plan" Single And Video

MISSING LINK MUSIC ON ED SHEERAN'S #1 ALBUM

Chaz DePaolo Live: One Night In IONA

Maybe Mars Presents: The XP Sound Vol.1

CONVICTS TAKE ON CONGRESS



MusicDish*China Song Blast
Promote Your Music Single In China

News Headlines
Mi2N EDITOR'S PICKS
» HFA Facilitates Publisher Outreach For Music Recording Platform, Pure Solo
» Senzari Unveils MusicGraph.ai At The GraphLab Conference 2014
» New York Factory Fast Records Releases Fourth Sampler On #VirtualVinyl Format.
» BLACKHOLE FILMS LAUNCHES "COMING YOUR WAY" MUSIC VIDEO
» Clear Channel's IHeartRadio Partners With AdsWizz To Monetize Its Digital Audience
» Pandora Hires Lars Murray As Vice President Of Industry Relations
» FM Pilots Skyrockets To Top Of MusicDish*China Indie Song Chart
» The Association Kreyol Vibrations Presents CARIMEX (Caribbean Islands Music Exposition)
» Guitar Hero Tommy Bolin's First Band Zephyr To See 1969 Debut Album Reissued On Both CD & Vinyl
» Music Legends Jon Anderson And Jean-Luc Ponty Announce Formation Of New Music Ensemble - The Anderson Ponty Band!


Get your music news covered...
Have your press release written
by the pros at Mi2N

Articles
MUSICDISH E-JOURNAL
» FM Pilots Skyrockets To Top Of MusicDish*China Indie Song Chart
» Zebra Music Festival (Shanghai) Ticket Giveaway Winners
» MusicDish*China Top 5 Indie Song Chart 07/12-07/18/2014
» Temple Bar 3 Year Anniversary
» Zebra Music Festival (Shanghai) Announces Headlining Acts (Chinese Version)
» Raising Our Voices For Fennie: Benefit Concert Zajia Lab, July 13
» Raising Our Voices For Fennie: Benefit Concert Zajia Lab, July 13 (Chinese Version)
» KANO Premiere At New York Asia Film Fest (Chinese Version)
» Over 90% Of Adults Support The Provision Of Music In Schools
» Why Branding Is More Important Than Ever
» Executive Wach: Tracktion Software Corporation, Liberace Foundation, McNally Smith College Of Music, SPIN, WSOU, Guitar Center
» "Overheard 3" And "Golden Chickensss" Took The Stage At New York Asian Film Festival (Chinese Version)

Mi2N's Music PR distribution service guarantees online exposure for your press release. Choose from seven (7) different packages.


HOME | FREE NEWS SUBMISSION | PREMIUM PR DISTRIBUTION | PR COPYWRITING | RSS FEEDS | TESTIMONIALS | CONTACT

Sections: Band | Business | Career | Events | Label | Music Releases | Radio | Tech | Video | Web Events
Genres: Country/Folk | Dance/Electronica | Jazz/Blues | Latin | Rock | Urban | World
International: Asia | Canada | Europe

Advertise | Artist Development | Submit Video | MusicDish*China | MusicDish e-Journal | MusicDish Network | Urban Music News Network
Copyright © 1997-2014 MusicDish LLC, all rights reserved. Text, graphics, and HTML code are protected by US and International Copyright Laws, and may not be copied, reprinted, published, translated, hosted, or otherwise distributed by any means without explicit permission.