Slim Moon

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Slim Moon
Born October 15, 1967
Origin Missoula, Montana, USA
Genres Indie rock
Occupations Musician
Labels Kill Rock Stars, 5 Rue Christine, Nonesuch Records
Associated acts Lush, Witchy Poo, Earth

Slim Moon (b. Matthew Moon on October 15, 1967 in Missoula, Montana, United States) is the founder of the independent music label, Kill Rock Stars.[1] He also started its sister label, 5 Rue Christine. Slim ran KRS from 1991 to 2006, during which time KRS released albums by dozens of artists including Sleater-Kinney, Elliott Smith, The Decemberists, Miranda July, Bikini Kill, Unwound, Huggy Bear, The Gossip, and Linda Perry. Slim and his wife, who now runs KRS, decided to make 5RC dormant, and in 2007 5RC released its final records for the present time.

Moon is a partner in Shotclock Management, a company started by his wife Portia Sabin in 2004.

In October 2006, Moon announced he would be departing from Kill Rock Stars to work as an A&R representative at Nonesuch Records, a Warner Music Group subsidiary. Portia Sabin took over ownership of Kill Rock Stars.

In June 2007, Moon was laid off from his position at Nonesuch as part of corporate downsizing in Warner Music Group. A few days later, Moon was named senior director of A&R and artistic development at Rykodisc, also owned by WMG.

Moon left Rykodisc in July 2008 and is now doing artist management full-time for Shotclock Management, a company he owns with his wife, Portia Sabin. He is also a co-founder and the Director Of Development for the Portland Folk Festival, which had its inaugural festival in 2010.

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  1. ^ "Slim Moon To Leave Kill Rock Stars For Nonesuch". Paste. 5 October 2006. Retrieved 2 August 2012. 

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