CONCORD MUSIC ANNOUNCES NEW JV PUBLISHING PARTNERSHIP WITH DISCIPLES' GAVIN KOOLMON, SIMPLICITY IS KEY PUBLISHING
Concord Music, worldwide independent leader in music publishing today announces a new joint venture publishing agreement with Disciples’ Gavin Koolmon.
Simplicity Is Key Publishing (SIKP) is a new venture headed by Gavin Koolmon, one third of production trio Disciples. With a broad remit, SIKP will work with songwriters and producers across all genres - the first signing will be announced imminently.
Concord Music will provide full administrative and creative services for the new JV roster on a global basis - the new agreement, effective immediately, covers all copyrights.
Kim Frankiewicz, EVP of Worldwide Creative at Concord Music commented, "We are thrilled to partner with Gavin on his new publishing venture. Through Disciples he has been a tour de force, and with his energy and vision applied on new producers and songwriters, we are looking forward to collaborating with Gavin on all levels.”
Gavin Koolmon commented, "I am very excited to be starting this venture with Concord. Kim, Leo (Chantzaras, Senior International A&R) and the team are amazing and I believe our synergy will allow us to achieve great things together”.
Disciples released their debut EP ‘Remedy’ in 2013, with their first major hit ‘They Don’t Know’ leading to several blockbuster collaborations. These included with David Guetta on ‘No Worries’, and Calvin Harris on the UK Number Two single ‘How Deep Is Your Love’, which saw them nominated for Best Artist Video of the Year and Best Single at the 2016 BRIT Awards.
Featured Image - Left to right: Andy Varley (Insanity Management), Ed Poston (Concord), Gavin Koolmon (Disciples), Leo Chantzaras (Concord), Martin Searle (Unorthodox), Kim Frankiewicz (Concord), Christian Peirce (Insanity Management), Olly Manhi (Concord)