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One Liners: Eddie Vedder, Dallas Austin, Def Jam, more

By | Published on Monday 22 November 2021

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Reservoir has acquired the catalogue of songwriter and producer Dallas Austin. That catalogue “is deep with great cuts, and we are so happy to bring some of his fantastic music to Reservoir”, says the firm’s EVP A&R And Catalogue Development, Faith Newman. “We look forward to continuing his music’s legacy”.

Gloworks Publishing has signed Christian rapper Guvna B to a worldwide publishing deal. “The landscape of British music at the moment is really exciting”, he says. “After what has been a challenging year for most, there’s a great opportunity for music with a message that is uplifting, hopeful and inspiring”.



Universal Music’s Def Jam in the US has promoted Noah Sheer to Executive Vice President and Head Of Promotion. “22 years ago when I landed a gig at Def Jam Recordings, I was awestruck. Dream-come-true shit”, he says. “Not only is this the most iconic and legendary record label in existence, but it has graciously provided me some of the most significant and incomparable life-altering experiences”.

Maciej Kutak has been promoted to CEO of Universal Music Poland and SVP of Universal Central Eastern Europe. He will officially take up his new posts on 1 Jan. “In the last few years in Poland, Maciej has very successfully demonstrated his expertise and innovative spirit”, says Universal Central Europe CEO Frank Briegmann. “As part of our strategy for Central Europe, which is based above all on cooperation and transfer of content and knowledge between markets, he will now take on an additional role in our international structure”.



Pearl Jam vocalist Eddie Vedder will release new solo album, ‘Earthling’, on 11 Feb. Here’s new single ‘The Haves’.

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