Bucks Music Group partners with monoKrome music20 March 2017 - Press release
Bucks Music Group has formed a partnership with new services outfit monoKrome music (mKm).
Under the agreement, Bucks will drive the publishing service that monoKrome offers to its label, artist and management clients.
Launched at the start of 2017, monoKrome music is a fully independent music industry service provider founded by former Beggars Group Head of Operations and Naim Records Label Manager Kristian Davis-Downs.
With a number of partners in place across the industry, mKm will tie together the disparate aspects of manufacturing, distribution, publishing, data asset management and financial advice from a single entity.
Bucks Music Group is one of the UK’s leading and longest running independent music publishers. Its catalogue includes works by the likes of David Bowie, The Rolling Stones, Black Sabbath, DJ Fresh, Run The Jewels, Brian Eno, James Blunt, Professor Green, Rudimental and Beyonce to name a few. Label publishing partners include Heavenly, Nude, Raggamuffin, Brownswood, Rekids, Arts & Crafts, VIVa and No Hats No Hoods.
monoKrome music Director Kristian Davis-Downs said: "We are delighted to strike a partnership with Bucks Music Group in order to provide our artists and labels with a ground-breaking publishing solution. This is an industry partnership tour de force that will see a unique blend of the experts responsible for launching the careers of legends along with the independent personal touch that monoKrome music delivers.
“monoKrome will look to hold the hand of our artists and labels and 'make their voices heard' within Bucks. We will go that extra mile with all our clients and work in partnership with the best in the business to achieve success."
Bucks Music Group Managing Director Simon Platz said: “We’re delighted to be working with Kristian. The monoKrome model offers real administrative support and advice across all aspects of the music business. Bucks are proud to be the publishing back office.”