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INgrooves extends Republic Of Music partnership

By | Published on Thursday 6 March 2014


Distribution firm INgrooves has announced that it is expanding its relationship with Brighton-based Republic Of Music, which will result in an extension of the physical distribution services it is able to offer outside the US.

As part of the expanded alliance a number of INgrooves staff will now work within the ROM offices, directly overseeing the physical distribution of future releases they work on and liaising with ROM’s network of local partners around the world.

Alex Branson, SVP & MD Of International for INgrooves, explained: “This new relationship will enable INgrooves to have even more direct oversight on our projects, giving us the ability to communicate directly with distribution partners all over the world, something in which our label partners have expressed interest, while simultaneously strengthening our physical distribution capabilities in territories outside of North America”.

ROM MD Mark McQuillan added: “The strategic relationship we embarked on with INgrooves in 2012 has worked extremely well for both of our companies, and we can see the potential for this to build in the future in a big way, and that is exciting. The chance to work even closer together on upcoming projects is a great opportunity for both of us, and together I am very confident that we will be able to help more artists this year to even greater success and bring some exciting artists through the new set up”.

The first release under the new deal will be the latest album from Thievery Corporation.