Demi Lovato and Nick Jonas Start Joint Venture with Island Records

Business, Editors Choice, News, Pop

May 27, 2015

Demi Lovato, Nick Jonas and manager, music executive Phil McIntyre are starting their own artist-centric label called Safehouse Records, in partnership with American record label Island Records.

I’ve worked closely with both Nick and Phil for years and we share the same point of view when it comes to making music,” Lovato said in a statement. “It’s incredibly exciting to be part of this new company where I’m in control of all aspects of my career. I can’t wait to share what we’re working on!”


“Our focus at Safehouse Records is to put artists in control of their art while providing them the best tools to manage their careers,” added Jonas and McIntyre. “Through our partnership with Island Records they will also have access to the best marketing and promotion available

Lovato will be releasing her fifth studio album with the network as well as work directly with the record label with signings in the future.

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Instagram launches @music – account dedicated to exploring music around the globe

Business, Editors Choice, News

May 1, 2015

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On April 29th the social network Instagram officially launched their first category specific account dedicated to exploring music around the globe. The internally run page labelled ‘Instagram @music’ will join the existing @Instagram account in promoting the creative work of the networks over 300 million users and 60 million photos posted per day.

“The music community is –– and always has been –– an important part of Instagram. For the past four years, we have become the home for artists big and small –– a place where people across the musical spectrum come to share stories, reveal their creativity and connect directly with fans. Today we’re launching @music, a new account dedicated to exploring music around the globe, from those who create it to the community around it.”

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“Each week, we’ll take a look at the musical experience on Instagram. That means showing you a different side of artists you know and love, like Questlove (@questlove), and introducing you to up-and-coming talents from around the world, like Tricot (@ikkyu193). It means highlighting music photographers, album illustrators, instrument makers and, of course, fans. In the Instagram tradition, we will also welcome community participation with a new, music-themed monthly hashtag project.”

Instagram Music“Music is a huge part of all of our lives here at Instagram. It’s a passion of ours, and we know it’s a passion of yours. So follow along at @music –– we think you’ll discover something new. — Kevin Systrom, Founder and CEO” – The Instagram Blog

It’s been two days since the account started publishing content and it already has a following of over 62,000. Check it out here:

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MusicDash: We’re Live!

Business, Editors Choice, News, Press

April 21, 2015

Hello! We’re Music Dash; your dashboard for all things music.

We’re a Music News Publishing Platform that work with journalists and our partners to deliver the latest music industry news across the web. Covering topics from record releases, tours, emerging artists, business, videos and events, our journalists consist of writing veterans and industry up-comers alike.

After a little preparation we’re ready to start publishing. Enjoy!

If you’d like to get in contact or learn more please visit our press and about pages.



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