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R&R Records partners with Warner Bros

By | Published on Wednesday 10 April 2019

(L to R) Mason Klein, Aaron Bay-Schuck, Ben Persky

Warner Bros Records in the US has launched a joint venture with digital-focused independent label R&R. The first artists signed under the new partnership are Dijon and Wens.

R&R was founded in 2016 by Ben Persky and Mason Klein. The pair have worked together since 2010 when they launched artist management company Mixed Management. Their management roster includes Baauer, RL Grime and Tobias Jesso Jr, as well as Dijon. With R&R, they quickly found streaming success with Mt Joy and Sorcha Richardson.

“I’ve been following Ben and Mason’s careers for years now and I’ve been impressed by the level of artists and songwriters they’ve been championing, on both the management and label sides”, says WBR CEO Aaron Bay-Schuck. “They have great taste, an authentic approach, and a clear vision of what R&R represents. Dijon and Wens are compelling, original voices and fantastic artists to kick off our partnership. [WBR COO] Tom Corson and I are THRILLED to welcome R&R into the WBR family”.

For their part, Persky and Klein shout over each other: “Through this partnership, we’re excited to establish a global presence and offer our artists more comprehensive support. Aaron and Tom have been encouraging of our vision from the beginning, and we love what they’re doing at Warner Bros. They have an amazing team, and it’s an exciting place to grow talent. We’re incredibly proud to launch our joint venture with Dijon and Wens, two artists whom we feel represent the ethos and direction of R&R”.

Here’s recent Dijon single, ‘Bad Luck’: