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UKF owner launches bass centric music publisher

By | Published on Tuesday 21 February 2012

AEI Media

AEI Media, the operator of dupstep and drum n bass focused media platforms like UKF and Drum&BassArena, last week announced the launch a of a new music publishing business that will specialise in the genres the company’s media champion. AEI Music Publishing is a joint venture with a New York-based independent publishing firm called Verse Music Group.

Confirming the new division, AEI Media Director Karl Nielson told CMU: “The music market now has a specialist bass music publishing house with scale, muscle and a passion for the genre. This is a serious publishing entity with true independence – something we protect fiercely – and the ability to compete at the highest level”.

Confirming their involvement in the new venture, Verse Music President Michael Stack added: “Verse Music Group is thrilled to commit to a partnership with AEI Media, a company that is the leading exponent in its field. This venture is focused on creating licensing opportunities on a global basis for the remarkable talent that Karl and the AEI Media team continue to discover and nurture. Collectively we provide a solid base for songwriters and artists to enjoy even greater success as the global, cultural influence of dubstep and the bass genre in general grows”.