Mushroom Audio signals sync deal for Tommy Boy and Chrysalis in Australia & New Zealand | Labels

Mushroom Tunes has signed a deal with Reservoir for sync representation of the masters of Reservoir’s unbiased labels Chrysalis Data and Tommy Boy Music in Australia and New Zealand.

In 2019, Reservoir inked a deal with Blue Raincoat Audio and its subsidiary Chrysalis Documents to carry its label into the company’s portfolio of offerings. Due to the fact 2019 Chrysalis has relaunched as a frontline document label for Emeli Sandé, Laura Marling including the LUMP venture, and Ben Harper. 

The Chrysalis Data catalogue represents around 20,000 recordings, comprising British and American rock and pop tracks from the 1960s to 1990s. Recordings consist of artists these kinds of as Sinéad O’Connor, Generation X, The Specials, Suzi Quatro, Lucinda Williams, The Waterboys, Debbie Harry, Ultravox, Every little thing But The Woman, Grant Lee Buffalo, Enjoyment Lovin’ Criminals between numerous other individuals. 

In 2021, Reservoir acquired the hip-hop label Tommy Boy Music, bringing in extra than 6,000 hip-hop and electronic masters like Coolio’s Gangsta’s Paradise and Household of Pain’s Bounce Around.

Established in New York Metropolis in 1981, the Tommy Boy Audio catalogue is composed of recordings from the ’80s and ’90s from artists which include De La Soul, Naughty by Nature, Everlast, Digital Underground, Queen Latifah, RuPaul and Power MD’s. It incorporates the catalogues of Amherst Records, Harlem Music and Halwill Audio, a assortment of ’70s soul, jazz and disco artists. Tommy Boy is also credited with introducing genres this sort of as EDM, Latin freestyle and Latin hip hop to mainstream audiences. 

Reservoir Music President and COO Rell Lafargue mentioned: “As the associates of Reservoir’s publishing catalogue in Australia and New Zealand since 2010, Linda, Jules, and the full Mushroom team have persistently sent actual tangible outcomes, notably in sync and licensing. We are delighted to develop our relationship to involve Reservoir’s recorded new music legal rights for sync illustration and glance ahead to Mushroom’s ongoing championing of the Reservoir catalogue in the region.”

Mushroom Music’s head of sync Jules Bain explained: “Working Reservoir’s legendary publishing repertoire has been nothing quick of a job spotlight for the total Mushroom team. We are thrilled to be taking our valued connection to the following level and we thank Rell for the option to symbolize Reservoir’s recorded tunes in Australia and New Zealand. We are enthusiastic to work on sync and licensing options for such remarkably revered and recognised catalogues.”

The sync deal follows a bodily distribution settlement for both Chrysalis and Tommy Boy catalogue with Good.


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