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MySpace Records form partnership with Downtown

By | Published on Wednesday 22 September 2010

MySpace Records, the record label backed by the social networking firm and Universal’s Interscope, has announced a new partnership with US indie Downtown Music, which will provide distribution and artist development support.

The future of MySpace Records has been in doubt for a while, not only because of MySpace’s more general woes, but because back in January the company’s GM, Jay Scavo, quit to go back to Hollywood Records. However, he has now been replaced, by former Warner/Chappell A&R David Andreone.

MySpace’s record label was launched back in the early days of the social network’s move into music, and is probably still best known for releasing the 2008 album by Pennywise, ‘Reason To Believe’.