KOCH Signs Deal for Pandisc and StreetBeat Labels
(Port Washington, New York)---July 10, 2003 --- KOCH Entertainment Distribution, the leading independent distributor of music, video and DVD, announced today that it has signed an exclusive distribution deal with Pandisc Music Corp. and StreetBeat Records, Inc. Under this agreement, KOCH will distribute all catalog and forthcoming releases for both labels.
Miami-based Pandisc Music Corp., the self proclaimed "booty bass heritage label," celebrates its 23rd year of operation and is home to artists such as DJ Laz, RELM, Humble Thugs and the number one car audio recording artist, Bass Mekanik. Its eclectic dance label imprint, StreetBeat Records, releases DJ-mixed compilations in all popular dance genres including house, trance, drum & bass, funky breaks and chillout. Top artists on StreetBeat include DJ Baby Anne, DJ Marky and Infected Mushroom. Forthcoming releases via KOCH Entertainment Distribution will include Maximum Boom for Your System Vol. 6 - DVD Edition, Bass Mekanik vs. The Universe, and DJ Laz - The Latin Album.
"We've been fiercely independent since I started the company in 1980 and signing with KOCH is our best move yet," says Bo Crane, President and Founder of Pandisc Music Corp. and StreetBeat Records, Inc. "KOCH has a great field staff and state-of-the-art fulfillment facility. Watch us grow," he adds.
Michael Rosenberg, President of KOCH Entertainment Distribution comments, “We are thrilled to be working with Bo Crane and these two labels. Pandisc and StreetBeat have a great history and a bright future and we are pleased to welcome them to the KOCH family.”
About KOCH Entertainment
KOCH Entertainment is the leading and fastest-growing independent music company in the U.S. KOCH's operations encompass record and video labels, music publishing, as well as distribution companies in the U.S. and Canada. KOCH Entertainment is the market leader among independent labels and distributors in both the U.S. and Canada and its record labels had the largest number of Billboard charting albums among independents in 2002/2003.
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