Alternative Distribution Alliance

  1. Hopeless Switches From Koch To ADA

    December 12, 2005 12:00 AM EST Rock label Hopeless Records is moving its catalog and new releases to Warner Music Group's Alternative Distribution Alliance. In an unrelated move, Koch Entertainment Distribution in Port Washington, Rock label Hopeless Records is moving its ...

  2. Koch Picks Up Three

    November 10, 2005 12:00 AM EST Distro adds two labels, one DVD company. Port Washington, N.Y.-based Koch Entertainment Distribution has added Legit Ballin Records, Real Talk Entertainment and Blank Stare Films to its exclusive North American distribution roster. Based in Chicag ...

  3. Indie Labels Are Seeking Their Fair Share

    August 09, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Defining the independent music sector by label ownership rather than distribution. Don Rose is acting president of the American Assn. of Independent Music. Independence is about spirit. The spirit of entrepreneurship. The spirit of innovation. And ...

  4. Ryko Distribution Inks Two

    June 22, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Chicago's Bloodshot Records joins Ryko fold. New York-based Ryko Distribution has reached an exclusive U.S. distribution agreement with Chicago roots label Bloodshot Records, Billboard.biz has learned. Bloodshot, which has released albums fro ...

  5. Koch Picks Up Multiple Indies

    May 24, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Koch Entertainment Distribution has reached exclusive U.S. distribution agreements with a handful of smaller indie labels. LOS ANGELES -- Koch Entertainment Distribution has reached exclusive U.S. distribution agreements with a handful of smaller ...

  6. Koch Picks Up Multiple Indies

    May 18, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Distributor signs Salsoul, MoRisen, Gotham. Port Washington, New York-based Koch Entertainment Distribution has reached exclusive U.S. distribution agreements with a handful of smaller indie labels. The distributor announced yesterday (May 17) tha ...

  7. Reggae Label VP Shifts To Universal In Canada

    April 14, 2005 12:00 AM EDT U.S. arrangement in flux. New York-based reggae label VP Records has shifted its Canadian distribution to Universal Music Canada from EMI music Canada. In the United States, VP has self-distributed some releases; others have gone through Navarre a ...

  8. Koch Distribution Revamps Marketing

    September 22, 2004 12:00 AM EDT As expected, Koch Entertainment Distribution has made some staff changes, apparently in anticipation of Epitaph Records' shift to Alternative Distribution Alliance beginning in October. As expected, Koch Entertainment Distribution has made so ...

  9. Koch Distribution Revamps Marketing

    September 22, 2004 12:00 AM EDT As expected, Koch Entertainment Distribution has made some staff changes, apparently in anticipation of Epitaph Records' shift to Alternative Distribution Alliance beginning in October. As expected, Koch Entertainment Distribution has made so ...

  10. Chrysalis' Echo Sounds Out U.S. Market

    September 14, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The Echo label, a division of British independent media company Chrysalis Group, is planning to establish a presence in the United States early in 2005. The Echo label, a division of British independent media company Chrysalis Group, is planning t ...

  11. Chrysalis' Echo Sounds Out U.S. Market

    September 14, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The Echo label, a division of British independent media company Chrysalis Group, is planning to establish a presence in the United States early in 2005. The Echo label, a division of British independent media company Chrysalis Group, is planning t ...

  12. UMVD Getting Into Indie Biz

    July 15, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Look for Universal Music & Video Distribution to start a U.S. independent distribution company in the next few months. Sources say the company is still on the drawing board, but the plan is to see Look for Universal Music & Video Distr ...

  13. UMVD Getting Into Indie Biz

    July 15, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Look for Universal Music & Video Distribution to start a U.S. independent distribution company in the next few months. Sources say the company is still on the drawing board, but the plan is to see Look for Universal Music & Video Distr ...

  14. Retail Track

    July 12, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Alternative Distribution Alliance inks a deal to handle Epitaph's music titles. Read Ed Christman's column. Alternative Distribution Alliance inks a deal to handle Epitaph's music titles. Read Ed Christman's column. News ...

  15. Retail Track

    July 12, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Alternative Distribution Alliance inks a deal to handle Epitaph's music titles. Read Ed Christman's column. Alternative Distribution Alliance inks a deal to handle Epitaph's music titles. Read Ed Christman's column. News ...

  16. Retail Track

    July 12, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Alternative Distribution Alliance inks a deal to handle Epitaph's music titles. Read Ed Christman's column. Alternative Distribution Alliance inks a deal to handle Epitaph's music titles. Read Ed Christman's column. News ...

  17. ADA To Distribute Epitaph

    July 07, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Punk label will exit Koch in October. Leading punk label Epitaph will sign with a new distributor, Alternative Distribution Alliance (ADA), in October, according to sources. The label -- which sources say generated between $18 million to $20 milli ...

  18. Koch Distribution Names Key Sales Exec

    April 20, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Bill Kennedy has been named West Coast senior sales director for Koch Entertainment Distribution. Bill Kennedy has been named West Coast senior sales director for Koch Entertainment Distribution. Kennedy was most recently VP of sales for Alternati ...

  19. Bright Eyes' Oberst Starts Label

    April 06, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Conor Oberst, front man for Bright Eyes, has started a custom label, Team Love. The imprint will be distributed by Bright Eyes' label, Omaha-based Saddle Creek Records, which goes through Alternative Conor Oberst, front man for Bright Eyes, h ...

  20. Bright Eyes' Oberst Starts Label

    April 06, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Conor Oberst, front man for Bright Eyes, has started a custom label, Team Love. The imprint will be distributed by Bright Eyes' label, Omaha-based Saddle Creek Records, which goes through Alternative Conor Oberst, front man for Bright Eyes, h ...

  21. ADA Cuts Five Staffers

    March 12, 2004 12:00 AM EST Five staffers at Warner Music Group's Alternative Distribution Alliance (ADA) arm were let go the week of March 1, as part of the widespread parings following the Warner ownership change. Five staffers at Warner Music Group's Alternative ...

  22. Indie Polyvinyl Links With ADA

    February 02, 2004 12:00 AM EST Champaign, Ill.-based alternative rock label Polyvinyl Records will be exclusively distributed by Alternative Distribution Alliance (ADA) in New York, effective Feb. 9. Champaign, Ill.-based alternative rock label Polyvinyl Records will be exclusi ...

  23. SpinART Secures Ryko Distribution

    January 07, 2004 12:00 AM EST Brooklyn, N.Y.-based label switches from ADA Brooklyn, N.Y.-based spinART Records has signed an exclusive U.S. distribution deal with Ryko Distribution in New York. The label was formerly handled by Alternative Distribution Alliance. The first rel ...

  24. SpinART Secures Ryko Distribution

    January 07, 2004 12:00 AM EST Brooklyn, N.Y.-based label switches from ADA Brooklyn, N.Y.-based spinART Records has signed an exclusive U.S. distribution deal with Ryko Distribution in New York. The label was formerly handled by Alternative Distribution Alliance. The first rel ...

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