Razor & Tie signs with International Solutions for new projects in EU

Respected New York-based independent label Razor & Tie has signed with International Solutions as its European partner for 2015.

International Solutions will effectively act as the EU office of R&T throughout the year, providing promotion and marketing services as well as hiring and managing local promo teams and product managing the label’s releases in Europe.

The company will work in conjunction with distributor INgrooves/Republic of Music in the territory.

“Razor & Tie is focused on developing bands worldwide,” CEO/EVP of Razor & Tie, Victor Zaraya, told MBW. “International Solutions provides us with invaluable European marketing expertise and the local resources to be successful. We’re excited about our roster and looking forward a strong 2015.”

“We’re thrilled to work with Razor & Tie for another year,” said International Solutions founder and CIO Paolo d’Alessandro.

“It’s a great label that is investing in developing great music worldwide and we’re honoured that they’ve chosen us to be their European office”

And Alex Branson, SVP & MD, International at INgrooves, told MBW: “Thanks to Razor & Tie allowing International Solutions to be their voice outside of their home in the US, a closer working relationship between INgrooves and Razor & Tie has been achieved, through local time zone communications and a focus on specific markets that are important to fans of the music that they release.”

The Project Manager responsible for Razor & Tie will be Lauren Schuller out of the company’s Amsterdam office.

In addition to its record company operation, Razer & Tie also houses label services and publishing divisions.

Razor & Tie has sold more than 40 million units since being funded in 1990. It has been co-owned since  its inception by Cliff Chenfeld and Craig Balsam.

Its rock-orientated roster includes All That Remains, Attila, Brad, Born Cages, Chelsea Grin, Chiodos, Dar Williams, David Ford, Deaf Havana, Foreigner, For Today, Jon Batiste And Stay Human, Hatebreed, HIM, INVSN, Myka Relocate, Nonpoint, Norma Jean, P.O.D., The Pretty Reckless (pictured), Protest The Hero, Shadows Fall, Such Gold, The Sword, Sworn In and many more.Music Business Worldwide

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