Redeye Distribution

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Based in Hillsborough, NC, Redeye began in 1996 by focusing on the rich independent music of the southeast and providing the artists that made up the scene with a distribution option to give them access to all retail accounts located in their region. Over the course of the last two decades, Redeye has charted a course of steady, sustainable growth by developing a strong physical and digital distribution network both nationally and internationally and providing a multitude of services to distribution partners. Services provided by Redeye include worldwide physical and digital distribution, marketing and manufacturing.

Redeye is represented worldwide with U.S. offices in Hillsborough, NC,[1] as well as San Francisco, Seattle, Los Angeles, Chicago, Nashville, and New York City; and international offices in London, Berlin, Sydney, and Toronto.[2] The company is also a member of multiple industry-related organizations including Merlin, the Music Business Association and A2iM.

Redeye owns and operates the Yep Roc Music Group, a label group that includes Yep Roc Records, Break World Records and Studio One Records as well as the Riff City Sounds publishing company.

Redeye was awarded the National Association of Recording Merchandisers Distributor of the Year Award (Small Division) seven times in 2000, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006 and 2007.[3] The Music Business Association honored Redeye with the Independent Spirit Award at Music Biz 2016.[4][5][6]

Founder Glenn Dicker was elected to the A2IM Board of Directors in 2016.[7]

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Redeye is represented worldwide with U.S. offices in Haw River and Hillsborough, NC, as well as San Francisco, Seattle, Los Angeles, Chicago, Philadelphia, Nashville, and New York City; and international offices in London,[8] Berlin, Sydney, and Toronto.[9] The company is also a member of multiple industry-related organizations including Merlin,[10][11] the Music Business Association[12] and A2iM.

Redeye owns and operates the Yep Roc Music Group, a label group that includes Yep Roc Records, Break World Records and Studio One Records as well as the Riff City Sounds publishing company.

Distributed Labels[edit]

International Partners[edit]

  • Proper UK[13]
  • The Planet Company/MGM[14]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Music distributor Redeye returning to Orange County roots in May". newsobserver. Retrieved 2016-10-24. 
  2. ^ "Redeye hires new staff for London office | Complete Music Update". www.completemusicupdate.com. Retrieved 2015-12-17. 
  3. ^ Inc, CMJ Network (2003-04-07). CMJ New Music Report. CMJ Network, Inc. 
  4. ^ "MUSIC BUSINESS ASSOCIATION TO HONOR REDEYE WITH INDEPENDENT SPIRIT AWARD AT MUSIC BIZ 2016 IN NASHVILLE". 
  5. ^ "Warner Music Nashville's John Esposito Honored, Brett Eldredge Covers Sinatra at Music Biz 2016". Billboard. Retrieved 2016-05-19. 
  6. ^ "Music Biz Conference Honors John Esposito, Redeye Distribution". MusicRow - Nashville's Music Industry Publication - News, Songs From Music City. 2016-05-17. Retrieved 2016-05-19. 
  7. ^ "A2IM Announces 2016 Board Of Directors Election Results | A2IM". a2im.org. Retrieved 2016-06-22. 
  8. ^ "Redeye hires new staff for London office | Complete Music Update". www.completemusicupdate.com. Retrieved 2015-11-17. 
  9. ^ "Retail Briefs: Bob Seger Gets Vinyl, Redeye Goes Worldwide". Billboard. Retrieved 2015-11-17. 
  10. ^ "Merlin Network - Representing the rights of independent record labels worldwide". www.merlinnetwork.org. Retrieved 2015-11-17. 
  11. ^ "Merlin to Open U.S. Office, Taps A2IM's Jim Mahoney to Lead". Billboard. Retrieved 2015-11-17. 
  12. ^ "Redeye and INgrooves Join Music Biz Board of Directors - Music Business Association - Music Biz". Music Business Association - Music Biz. Retrieved 2015-11-17. 
  13. ^ "US distributor Redeye signs UK deal with Proper - Music Business Worldwide". Music Business Worldwide. Retrieved 2015-12-17. 
  14. ^ "Redeye Worldwide inks Aus deal with The Planet Company/MGM - The Music Network". www.themusicnetwork.com. Retrieved 2015-12-17.