E1 Entertainment Distribution

  1. E1 Distribution, Red Hammer Ink Deal

    July 31, 2009 12:00 AM EDT E1 Entertainment Distribution has completed a deal with Christian indie label Red Hammer Records. E1 will physically distribute all releases in North America, and digitally distribute all releases worldwide for the label. Red Hammer was founded in ...

  2. Grunblatt Named President Of E1 Music

    July 13, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Alan Grunblatt has been named president of E1 Music, replacing Bob Frank, who is leaving the company to pursue other opportunities. Grunblatt, who has served as GM and executive VP and has made his reputation with urban music, will now have the ti ...

  3. E1 In Deal With RightsFlow

    April 30, 2009 12:00 AM EDT E1 Entertainment Distribution has signed a deal that will allow its labels to use RightsFlow, a provider of bulk mechanical licensing, royalty services and accounting. "Partnering with RightsFlow allows E1 to provide its distributed labels wi ...

  4. Koch Gets Rebranded As E1

    January 22, 2009 12:00 AM EST The Koch companies are being rebranded under their parent company's banner, E1 Entertainment. Koch Records announced they have changed their name to E1 Music, Koch Entertainment Distribution will now be known as E1 Entertainment Distribution ...

  5. Koch Signs Up Five Labels

    January 13, 2009 12:00 AM EST Koch Entertainment Distribution announced the addition of five new labels, including Nina Easton's IMG International/404 Music Network, Tenacity Records, Unruly Records, Greenstreets Entertainment and Doc Music Group. Under the agreements, Ko ...

  6. Koch Lines Up New Label Deals

    September 29, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Koch Entertainment Distribution announced new deals with three very diverse labels. The first is an exclusive physical and digital distribution deal with Rising Force Records and its flagship artist, guitarist Yngwie Malmsteen. Rising Force Record ...

  7. Koch Distr. Expands Classical Roster

    July 09, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Koch Distribution has announced today they have struck deals with two classical labels. Koch will distribute Russian label Melodiya via its distribution agreement with Canadian classical label Analekta; the label has not been available in the US f ...

  8. Koch Signs New Urban Labels

    June 04, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Koch Entertainment Distribution has signed deals with four new urban labels. In addition to signing Viper Records, TTL Records, Seas International Entertainment and Iceman Music Group, Koch has expanded an existing deal with Suburban Noize. Under ...

  9. Koch Inks Deals With Reo Deo, Analekta

    March 26, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Koch Entertainment Distribution expanded its roster via new deals with Minneapolis-based record label Reo Deo and classical Canadian record label Analekta. Through the deal with Reo Deo, Koch will now be the label’s digital distributor in North Am ...

  10. Koch Inks V2

    March 06, 2008 12:00 AM EST Koch Entertainment Distribution and V2 Records North America, a Sheridan Square Entertainment (SSE) company, today revealed an exclusive physical distribution deal. V2’s catalog includes PM Dawn, Moby, Carla Bruni, Underworld and the Black Crowes. ...

  11. Koch Distribution Links With Christian Label Above

    January 23, 2008 12:00 AM EST Koch Entertainment Distribution has signed an exclusive distribution deal with Above Entertainment. Koch is the first distributor of the St. Louis-based Christian music label and publishing company in North America. The first releases from Above E ...

  12. Koch Links With International Media

    January 16, 2008 12:00 AM EST Koch Entertainment Distribution signed an exclusive distribution deal has been signed with International Media LLC, a production, marketing, and distribution company launched by former VP of programming for PBS Gustavo Sagastume in 2007. In March, ...

  13. Koch, 1720 Team For U.S. Distribution Deal

    August 10, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Koch Entertainment has struck a deal to act as the exclusive physical and digital distributor of 1720 Entertainment in the United States. "We're very excited to be working with Terry [K. Johnson, president/CEO of 1720]," says Michae ...

  14. Koch Teams With Coming Home Media

    July 17, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Koch Entertainment Distribution has signed a distribution agreement with Coming Home Media. The deal gives Koch exclusive physical and digital distribution rights in North America. Koch will be distributing Coming Home Media's fourth quarter ...

  15. Koch Acquires Navarre Ent. Media

    May 14, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Koch Entertainment has signed a definitive agreement to purchase Navarre Entertainment Media for $6.5 million, the two companies confirmed. The deal, which was first tipped on Billboard.biz , is subject to customary closing conditions and is expec ...

  16. Koch Parent Lining Up Navarre Acquisition

    May 14, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Entertainment One, the parent company of Koch Entertainment, has signed a letter of intent to acquire Navarre Entertainment Media, the independent music distribution company owned by Navarre Corp., according to sources. The deal, which still has t ...

  17. Koch Launches Label Services Division

    May 03, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Port Washington, N.Y.-based Koch Entertainment Distribution has launched a new division it is called Koch Label Services, which is designed to add more marketing services to artist-run or small labels. The emphasis, says Koch president Michael Ros ...

  18. Koch Adds Three Labels To Distro Roster

    March 19, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Port Washington, N.Y.-based Koch Entertainment Distribution has added three labels to its exclusive distribution roster -- Regain Records, Mr. Ray and Expansion Team Records. Swedish metal label Regain has worked with the likes of Samael, Marduk, ...

  19. Koch Expands Distro Roster

    January 12, 2007 12:00 AM EST Port Washington, N.Y.-based Koch Entertainment Distribution started the new year with the addition of a handful of indies. Joining Koch's exclusive distribution roster is Bodog Music, Syntax Records, Latchkey Recordings and Indianola Records. ...

  20. Canada's Marquis Pacts With Koch In U.S.

    November 23, 2006 12:00 AM EST Classical catalog label distributed by EMI in Canada. Canada's Marquis label has signed an American distribution deal with Koch Entertainment, effective Jan. 1, 2007. The 25-year-old Marquis -- with an extensive classical catalog as well as j ...

  21. Canada's Marquis Pacts With Koch In U.S.

    November 23, 2006 12:00 AM EST Canada's Marquis label has signed an American distribution deal with Koch Entertainment, effective Jan. 1, 2007. Canada's Marquis label has signed an American distribution deal with Koch Entertainment, effective Jan. 1, 2007. The 25-year ...

  22. Koch Adds Three Labels

    June 23, 2006 12:00 AM EDT HBD, Worldwide and Taxi link with distro. Port Washington, N.Y.-based Koch Entertainment Distribution has announced exclusive, North American agreements with three independent record labels. Koch will handle releases from HBD Label Group, Worldwid ...

  23. Koch Expands Classical Roster

    May 04, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Distro signs two European labels. Port Washington, N.Y.-based Koch Entertainment Distribution has signed two international classical labels to exclusive distribution agreements in the North America. The distributor will handle releases from Nether ...

  24. Koch Extends Relationship With Sheridan Square.

    May 02, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Koch Entertainment Distribution will assume full distribution capabilities for Sheridan Square Entertainment Musicrama as well as handing all of the product from the latter company's labels, except V2 Koch Entertainment Distribution will assu ...

  25. Koch Boosts Label Roster

    January 24, 2006 12:00 AM EST New signings led by rock label Sidecho. Port Washington, N.Y.-based Koch Entertainment Distribution has added four labels to its exclusive North American roster. The new signings are led by Garden Grove, Calif.-based rock label Sidecho Records. Si ...

  26. Koch Adds New Labels To DVD Arm

    December 12, 2005 12:00 AM EST Crash Media, Mercury among those signed on. Koch Entertainment Distribution is building its home video business by adding several new labels to its roster. KED will now have exclusive distribution rights to video projects from Rumur Releasing, Cra ...

  27. Hopeless Moves To ADA

    December 12, 2005 12:00 AM EST Koch adds three to distro roster. 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, N.Y. has adde ...

  28. 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 ...

  29. 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 ...

  30. The Indies

    August 29, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Brunswick Records, the legendary R&B label once home to Jackie Wilson, the Chi-Lites and Tyrone Davis, plans catalog repackaging and documeantary DVD for Koch Entertainment Distribution. Read Todd Brunswick Records, the legendary R&B l ...

  31. Koch Gets Tommy Boy's Video Collection

    August 09, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Koch Entertainment Distribution expands its large catalog of music and music-oriented releases with new distribution deals. (The Hollywood Reporter) -- Koch Entertainment Distribution has inked an exclusive North American home video distribution d ...

  32. Row Ent. Completes Koch Ent. Acquisition

    June 07, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Canadian DVD and CD wholesaler Row Entertainment on June 1 said it had completed an $80 million deal to acquire U.S. independent music and video distributor Koch Entertainment. TORONTO (The Hollywood Reporter) -- Canadian DVD and CD wholesaler Row ...

  33. 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 ...

  34. 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 ...

  35. ROW Acquires Koch Entertainment For $80 Mil

    May 17, 2005 12:00 AM EDT ROW Entertainment Income Fund, the Canadian firm that owns the 100-unit CD Plus retail chain, has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Koch Entertainment for about CAN$80 million ($63.3 million). NEW YORK -- ROW Entertainment Income Fund, the ...

  36. Koch Re-Signs Number of Labels

    May 16, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Distributor re-ups with Putumayo, Bar None. Port Washington, New York-based Koch Entertainment Distribution revealed that it has re-signed a number of key labels to exclusive U.S. distribution deals. Among the labels the distributor has reached ag ...

  37. ROW Acquires Koch Entertainment For $80 Mil

    May 09, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Koch execs will stay in place. ROW Entertainment Income Fund, the Canadian firm that owns the 100-unit CD Plus retail chain, has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Koch Entertainment for about $80 million. ROW also owns wholesalers Record On ...

  38. Koch To Distribute Cooking Vinyl USA

    April 05, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Port Washington, N.Y.-based Koch Entertainment Distribution has signed an exclusive U.S. distribution agreement with Cooking Vinyl USA. LOS ANGELES -- Port Washington, N.Y.-based Koch Entertainment Distribution has signed an exclusive U.S. distrib ...

  39. Koch To Distribute Cooking Vinyl USA

    March 28, 2005 12:00 AM EST Label had prior agreement with SpinArt. Port Washington, N.Y.-based Koch Entertainment Distribution has signed an exclusive U.S. distribution agreement with Cooking Vinyl USA. The label, founded in 1986 in the U.K., has released albums from Echo & ...

  40. Koch Solidifies Two Deals

    December 13, 2004 12:00 AM EST New York-based Koch Entertainment Distribution announced today (Dec. 13) that it has signed niche home-video company Entertainment Programs Incorporated (EPI) to a distribution deal. New York-based Koch Entertainment Distribution announced today ( ...

  41. Koch Claims Top Three On Indie Albums Chart

    April 23, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Hung, Master P and Sugarcult fuel distributor's feat. KOCH Entertainment Distribution has captured the top three positions on the Billboard Independent Album Chart for the first time in the company's history. Sister company Koch Records ...

  42. Compendia Ups Two Key Executives

    March 09, 2004 12:00 AM EST Compendia Music Group has made a pair of promotions. Compendia Music Group has made a pair of promotions. Ric Pepin, former VP of marketing and promotion for Compendia Records, is now VP/GM for that label and Intersound Music. Jeff Loper, previous ...

  43. Koch Distribution Hires VP

    January 13, 2004 12:00 AM EST Koch Entertainment Distribution (KED) in Port Washington, N.Y., has beefed up its video distribution side with the hiring of Dan Gurlitz as VP of video. Gurlitz, formerly VP/GM of home video at Wellsp Koch Entertainment Distribution (KED) in Port ...