Koch

  1. Koch Artists To Get 'Skinned'

    June 06, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Koch Records artists -- including Foxy Brown, In Flames and Otep -- will soon be promoted through a line of vinyl protective skins for iPods, phones and laptops after the label signed a deal with MusicSkins LLC. MusicSkins LCC aims for their produ ...

  2. New Domestic Repertoire Role For Universal's Bohne

    January 31, 2008 12:00 AM EST Universal Music Germany in Berlin is tweaking the management structures for its national artist activities. Tom Bohne, previously managing director of the Universal Domestic Division (UDD), has been appointed to senior VP, with responsibilities fo ...

  3. Koch Readies Jim Jones, Unk, DJ Khaled

    July 18, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Koch is prepping a number of new releases including Keith Murray's "Rap-Murr-Phobia (Fear of Real Hip-Hop)" and projects on the way from Dipset members Jim Jones and Hell Rell. Jones is slated to re-release his "Hustler P.O.M.E ...

  4. Koch Forms Jazz Division

    February 15, 2007 12:00 AM EST Koch Records has formed a new jazz/adult division and named Chuck Mitchell as the head of the unit. Mitchell, who was a former president of Verve Records, will join Koch as VP of jazz and adult music. He will be based in New York and report to Bob ...

  5. The Game Sues Koch Entertainment

    March 28, 2006 12:00 AM EST Jayceon "The Game" Taylor has filed a lawsuit against Koch Entertainment and related companies. He claims 81 copyright infringements for releasing five CDs and a DVD without securing licenses for his Jayceon "The Game" Taylor h ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. Linus, Koch Enter Distribution Deal

    September 14, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Pact covers U.S. Toronto-based Linus Entertainment has aligned with New York-based Koch Records for U.S. distribution. Linus, which has released albums in its native country from such artists as Gordon Lightfoot and Ron Sexsmith, remains distribut ...

  8. 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 ...

  9. Koch Makes Organizational Changes

    June 29, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Nives promoted to VP of production and catalog. Koch Records made several organizational changes in its New York offices in the production, creative services and marketing departments. Dave Nives was promoted to VP of production and catalog and he ...

  10. Combat Records Poised For Re-Launch

    May 13, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Koch Records and Entertainment Services Unlimited are joining forces to re-launch Combat Records, the heavy metal label that was a first home for bands like Megadeth, Venom, Nuclear Assault, Exodus, P Koch Records and Entertainment Services Unlimi ...

  11. Koch Ups Media Relations Exec

    January 20, 2005 12:00 AM EST Melchiorre will remain in New York. Koch Records has promoted Giovanna Melchiorre from senior director to VP of media relations. Melchiorre will continue to be based at Koch's New York headquarters, and she reports to Koch GM/executive VP Ala ...

  12. Shaq Backs New Label Deja34

    November 10, 2004 12:00 AM EST Hip-hop imprint inks deal with Koch. Hip-hop imprint inks deal with Koch. News ...

  13. Fat Possum Sues Epitaph

    August 24, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Blues label Fat Possum Records is claiming its that now-sundered joint venture with Epitaph Records was a deal with the devil, and the companies have gone down to the crossroads, legally speaking. LOS ANGELES -- Blues label Fat Possum Records is c ...

  14. Fat Possum Slams Epitaph With Suit

    August 18, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Blues label claims contract breach, fraud, more. Blues label Fat Possum Records and its owner Matthew Johnson have sued former joint-venture partner Epitaph Records, alleging that Epitaph hatched "a malicious plot ... to financially destroy J ...

  15. Koch Distribution Makes Sales Cuts

    July 27, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Koch Entertainment Distribution has restructured its audio sales staff. Koch Entertainment Distribution has restructured its audio sales staff. Four salespeople have exited the company: L.A.-based national account manager Deb Teague, San Francisco ...

  16. 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 ...