Bucks signs admin deal with TALENTBANQ01 September 2020 - Press release
Booking agent, promoter and management company adding label and publishing operations
Bucks Music Group has signed an administration agreement with TALENTBANQ.
TALENTBANQ is a live agent, concert promoter and artist management company that represents a carefully curated selection of the UK’s best independent artists.
It is now adding label and publishing arms to its operation, with Bucks providing administration for publishing and relevant live activity as well as access to its award-winning sync team.
The first signing to TALENTBANQ for records and publishing is retro-pop act Georgia & The Vintage Youth, who played to thousands on a 50-date support tour last year, including a finale performance at The Royal Albert Hall. Major festival appearances included The Isle of Wight, Cheltenham Jazz and Cornbury.
Georgia signed to TALENTBANQ for management in 2020 and will release her new EP and title track single Overthinker on September 24.
The EP will be supported by live shows at Paper Dress Vintage and The Jazz Café, with the band planning tours in the UK and Germany in 2021, as well as a three city tour of China.
Bucks MD Simon Platz said: “TALENTBANQ has an incredible track record when it comes to finding, supporting and propelling fresh, independent talent in the live sphere. We’re sure they’ll be equally successful in publishing and are happy to provide our services and expertise to help in their mission.”
Ray Jones, CEO at TALENTBANQ added: “We took some time to find the right publisher and are delighted to have signed to Bucks Music. We have ambitious plans and a roster of incredibly talented artists. Having the right partners in place is key.”
Bucks Music Group is one of the UK’s leading and longest running international, independent music publishers. It has a rich musical heritage, having been responsible for launching and developing the careers of music legends including David Bowie, TRex, The Move, Black Sabbath and Procol Harum. Its active A&R department continues to discover and develop new songwriting talent.
Bucks’ catalogue includes works written by David Bowie, The Rolling Stones, Black Sabbath, Procol Harum, DJ Fresh, Run The Jewels, James Blunt, Professor Green, Rudimental, Beyonce, CAN, Pete Doherty, Roni Size & Reprazent, David Arnold, Troy Miller, Honeyblood, One Bit, The Heavytrackerz , Dusky Grey, Sick Joy, Life, Brooke Bentham, Seton Daunt, Zand and more. Label publishing partners include: Saint Music, Heavenly, Nude, Full Time Hobby, Brownswood, Rekids, Arts & Crafts, VIVa and No Hats No Hoods