Koch Entertainment

  1. E1 In Triumphant Deal

    April 16, 2009 12:00 AM EDT E1 Distribution has signed a three-year distribution deal with Triumphant Entertainment, the Arizona-based distribution, production, and sales company. Triumphant;s upcoming DVD releases include "Blood Moon Rising," "The Crypt" ...

  2. E1 Entertainment Eyes Survival Tactics

    February 10, 2009 12:00 AM EST Canadian producer/distributor E1 Entertainment has launched a strategic review of its business but plans to keep it intact. Toronto-based E1 said poor U.S. music sales have prompted a restructuring of Koch Entertainment, the New York-based CD dist ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. Koch, Alliance Entertainment Make Staff Cuts

    January 14, 2009 12:00 AM EST Koch Entertainment and Alliance Entertainment have made some cost cutting moves in recent days. Koch is downsizing its New York record label office and moving most of the staff out to its Port Washington, Long Island-based facility that houses its ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. Entertainment One Expands Canadian Reach

    July 09, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Entertainment One Ltd. has expanded its footprint in Canada. The parent company of Koch Entertainment has acquired TV production companies Blueprint and Barna-Alper, as well as international TV distributor Oasis. Entertainment One also has acquire ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. 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 ...

  9. 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. ...

  10. 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 ...

  11. 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, ...

  12. Koch Distr. Expands Deal With Equity

    October 24, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Koch Entertainment Distribution has expanded their deal with Equity Group to include digital distribution of the label's releases. Under the new agreement, Koch will be the exclusive distributor of the label's physical and digital catalo ...

  13. 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 ...

  14. 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 ...

  15. 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 ...

  16. 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, ...

  17. Koch To Be Acquired By Private Equity Firm

    February 14, 2007 12:00 AM EST Entertainment One Income Fund, the company that owns Koch Entertainment, has agreed to be acquired by Marwyn Investment Management LLP, a London-based private equity firm. The deal calls for unitholders of Entertainment Once Income Fund, which tra ...

  18. Koch Promotes Lemasters To VP Role

    February 12, 2007 12:00 AM EST Port Washington, N.Y.-based Koch Entertainment Distribution has promoted Eric Lemasters to VP of business development. Lemasters joined Koch in 2005 as a director of label relations and new media. A Koch spokesperson says the move is a straight pr ...

  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 Expands Digital Reach

    February 13, 2006 12:00 AM EST Pacts with IODA, RoyaltyShare. Independent music distributor Koch Entertainment Distribution has extended its reach through separate partnerships with the Independent Online Distribution Alliance and RoyaltyShare. The company also converted more t ...

  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. Koch Records Nashville Folds

    October 17, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Koch Entertainment is shutting down its Nashville office effective tomorrow (Oct. 18). The move displaces five staffers, including GM Nick Hunter, and nearly a dozen artists. Koch Entertainment is shutting down its Nashville office effective tomor ...

  31. 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 ...

  32. 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 ...

  33. Koch To Distribute Troma

    July 20, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Deal includes film studio's entire catalogue. Koch Entertainment Distribution has signed a North American distribution deal with independent film studio Troma Entertainment. Koch will be distributing Troma's entire catalog, which include ...

  34. 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 ...

  35. 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 ...

  36. 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 ...

  37. 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 ...

  38. 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 ...

  39. 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 ...

  40. Universal To Distribute Victory In Canada

    April 06, 2005 12:00 AM EDT U.S. deal still up in the air. Victory Records has announced that Universal Music Canada will be its exclusive distributor in Canada. The deal takes effect July 1. Chicago-based Victory had a previous seven-year arrangement with Koch Entertainment ...

  41. Universal To Distribute Victory In Canada

    April 06, 2005 12:00 AM EDT U.S. deal still up in the air. Victory Records has announced that Universal Music Canada will be its exclusive distributor in Canada. The deal takes effect July 1. Chicago-based Victory had a previous seven-year arrangement with Koch Entertainment ...

  42. 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 ...

  43. 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 & ...

  44. Koch Canada Lines Up Distribution Deals

    March 08, 2005 12:00 AM EST Koch Entertainment Canada has finalized agreements to exclusively distribute product for several labels. TORONTO -- Koch Entertainment Canada has finalized agreements to exclusively distribute product for several labels. The new deals cover rights ...

  45. Koch Canada Lines Up Distribution Deals

    March 03, 2005 12:00 AM EST Koch Entertainment Canada has finalized agreements to exclusively distribute product for several labels. Koch Entertainment Canada has finalized agreements to exclusively distribute product for several labels. The new agreements include U.S. video ...

  46. Universal Gets Concord, Distort In Canada

    January 17, 2005 12:00 AM EST Universal Music Canada has picked up two labels for distribution. TORONTO -- Universal Music Canada has picked up two labels for distribution. U.S. jazz label Concord Records has switched its Canadian distribution from Koch Entertainment Canada to ...

  47. Koch Inks Two Labels

    January 11, 2005 12:00 AM EST New York-based Koch Entertainment has signed exclusive North American distribution deals with new hip-hop label I.M. Records and Christian/gospel label Alliant Music Group. LOS ANGELES -- New York-based Koch Entertainment has signed exclusive Nort ...

  48. Koch Links With Cult DVD Label Elite

    January 05, 2005 12:00 AM EST Koch Entertainment Distribution has forged an exclusive deal with horror, cult and sci-fi distributor Elite Entertainment. Koch Entertainment Distribution has forged an exclusive deal with horror, cult and sci-fi distributor Elite Entertainment. P ...

  49. Koch Inks Two Labels

    January 04, 2005 12:00 AM EST New York-based Koch Entertainment has signed exclusive North American distribution deals with new hip-hop label I.M. Records and Christian/gospel label Alliant Music Group. New York-based Koch Entertainment has signed exclusive North American dist ...

  50. Artemis Switches Canadian Distribution

    December 14, 2004 12:00 AM EST Effective Jan. 1, 2005, New York-based Artemis Records will switch its distribution in Canada to Koch Entertainment Canada. The label had been previously handled in Canada by RED Distribution Canada. TORONTO -- Effective Jan. 1, 2005, New York-bas ...

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