MI2N
Music Industry News Network
MONDAY, JANUARY 26TH
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
Business News (more headlines) 06-10-2014

IndieFINANCIALnetwork Celebrates Thirty Years In Music

Bookmark and Share
Email: moreinfo@indiefinancialnetwork.com
Website: http://www.indiefinancialnetwork.com
Briarcliff Manor, New York, June 9, 2014. Established by Rick Kennell in 1984, the indieFINANCIALnetwork will celebrate 30 years in business on June 12th, 2014. The “iFn” is a business management firm, focused exclusively on the music industry. They have carved out a niche, by providing off-premises CFO services to “indie” artists and music companies.

Surviving several name changes, the iFn is involved in the careers of Ronnie Spector, Dawn Landes, Storyman, David Krakauer, Bill Laswell and Mark Wood. Affiliated record labels include: Ani DiFranco’s Righteous Babe, United For Opportunity and Alan Douglas Records. The iFn is also the home to Invasion Group, and their extensive roster of management clients. “This has been a busy year, with Storyman on the road with Ingrid Michaelson and Dawn Landes touring with Brian Ferry. Invasion’s Gail Ann Dorsey has been playing shows with Lenny Kravitz, David Krakauer is returning to Europe, and Bill Laswell has been performing in Europe and Japan. Mark Wood is busy delivering his “Electrify Your Strings” program to schools, and is featuring his Rock Orchestra Camp in July.”

Why indie, you might ask? “It was heartbreaking to see the major label artists come and go, never knowing why, or where to point the finger. Was the manager at fault for not quarterbacking the right team? Was it the agent’s fault for not securing the right tour? Maybe it was the label’s fault for not spending the marketing dollars in the right place? Or was it the fault of the producer, or even the band, for not making the right record?” When the major label dominance began to level off years ago, Rick decided to concentrate on the indie sector. Along with iFn Royalty Administrator, CPA Fei Wu, the iFn has developed a significant indie label royalty business.

There have been offers to merge with conventional CPA firms along the way, but Rick enjoys staying fiercely independent. “If a band stumbles upon hard times, I might want to carry them for a while, but if I do, I don’t want to answer to any partners. I stay lean and mean by keeping my overhead low, and I won’t delegate your financial concerns over to the bookkeeper. I look at our relationship more like a partnership.”

“These days - it seems like there is a blur between my friends and my clients, who have all become part of the family. We are sponsoring a “Concert On The Lake” featuring “Three Stories Tall” in Kent Lakes, New York on the evening of June 12th. “It’s our way of saying thanks to those who have been so instrumental in our success over the past thirty years”.


END

###

Bookmark and Share

back | top



MusicDish Advertising Network

Mi2N Music PR

MarilynMusic Welcomes You To A Creative And Fruitful 2015

The Beijing Underground Showcase No1

"An Afternoon Of Artist Development" With Appearances And Panels With GRAMMY®-Winners Colbie Caillat And Toby Gad To Be Held In Anaheim

IQzic Music Discovery And Funding Platform Announces January 26th Launch

Cosmpolitan Country Artist, Rhea Francani, Releases Debut Single "Dizzy" To World Market January 20, 2015

Chinese Singer Ruhan Jia Heads To Paris To Introduce Her Album "Smile"

Hyphenics Presents Transmission In Shanghai, January 30 2015

Hip-Hop/Reggae Music Group BIMB Family Creates New Sub-Genre "Dub 2.0"



MusicDish*China Song Blast
Promote Your Music Single In China

News Headlines
Mi2N EDITOR'S PICKS
» Shazam Announces $30 Million Investment At $1 Billion Valuation
» Back To The Future Sounds: Moog Recommences Manufacturing Large Format Modular Synthesizers
» Nettwerk Music Group Acquires Robot Of The Century Music
» Introducing: Uphoric, The Global Festival Television Network
» GIVE ME A BREAK Radio Our Guest Thom Bresh
» PledgeMusic Names Alissa Crevier To Global Head Of Brand
» New Parlor Guitars Website Launched
» MODEST MOUSE SET TO HEADLINE Tampa’s Gasparilla Music Festival 2015
» 10th Anniversary CD Reissue & First Time Vinyl Release Of The Landmark Pink Floyd Tribute Album Back Against The Wall!
» The Doobie Brothers To Receive Music Biz 2015 Chairman’s Award


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

Articles
MUSICDISH E-JOURNAL
» Red Bull Music Academy Sessions Kicks Off China Tour
» Red Bull Music Academy Accepting Applications For Paris Academy
» Nasty 8-bit Zombie GUIGUISUISUI Begins 2015 Tour
» Hyphenics Presents Transmission At Shanghai's URVC
» Vintage King Launches "Make Your Mark" Video Series
» Music Therapy May Provide Hope To Alzheimer And Parkinson Sufferers
» Asia Society: Shanghai / New York: Future Histories
» Is Nashville's New "It" City Status Threatening Its Musical Roots?
» The Connect Sessions: An Extravaganza Presented By SPIN And Powered By Microsoft
» BMG Signs Worldwide Rights Management Deal With Chinese Music Company Giant Jump
» CMA Gives Snapshot Into Music Discovery Behavior
» How To Manage Your Talent: FIVE Realistic Tips For Success

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 © 1997-2015 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.