Veteran music publisher Lionel Conway and Epitaph Records owner Brett Gurewitz have launched a new publishing company, Mothership Music, that will bring together the latter's Fig Music and the former's administered Jalma Music.

Conway made his bones in publishing by launching and running Island Music, and along the way also headed up PolyGram Music and Maverick Music. More recently, he oversaw the U.S. operation of Stage Three, which BMG Rights Management purchased in 2010. Conway stayed at BMG through late 2012.

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