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Words & Music- Expanded Deal With Jowcol Music

Jowcol Music announced that they have expanded a deal in the US with Words & Music (a division of Big Deal Music Group) to include mechanical licensing in addition to a YouTube collection and non-exclusive sync services agreement with the independent publisher.  Jowcol Music Inc. was established over 50 years ago by John Coltrane and controls the… Read more »

Words & Music Welcomes Gary Numan

Check out the full Billboard press release HERE! Big Deal Music Publishing Group announced that they have signed a deal with electronic music icon Gary Numan to exclusively represent the artist’s seminal work including the hit songs “Cars” and “Are Friends Electric,” from the albums The Pleasure Principle and Replicas respectively. Mr. Numan is widely… Read more »

Welcome, Craig Finn!

Join us in welcoming the newest addition to the Words & Music roster, Craig Finn! Craig Finn is best known as the frontman of celebrated indie rock band The Hold Steady, with whom he has recorded six studio albums. Prior to forming The Hold Steady, Finn was the frontman of Lifter Puller. Described by Pitchfork… Read more »

Words & Music Welcomes Josh Rouse!

Words & Music is excited to announce the addition of Americana folk/Roots pop artist Josh Rouse! Josh Rouse’s career has been fueled by a constant desire to take inspiration from different environments. After spending his childhood moving around the US, the singer-songwriter moved to Nashville in 1998 where he recorded his debut Dressed Up Like Nebraska and later, Nashville (2005)…. Read more »

Welcome, Little Green Cars!

Little Green Cars are a Dublin-based indie rock band formed in 2008. After self-releasing two EPs and a handful of singles, the band signed to Glassnote in early 2012, and in 2013 teamed up with producer Markus Dravs (Arcade Fire) for their widely acclaimed debut full-length Absolute Zero, released later that year. After touring extensively for three… Read more »

Words & Music Welcomes John Doe!

John Doe met Exene Cervenka at the Venice poetry workshop in 1976 and started working with Billy Zoom around the same time.  When DJ Bonebrake joined X in mid-1977, the lineup was complete of one of the best bands in the first wave of L.A.’s flourishing punk scene.  As one of the last original punk… Read more »

Words & Music Welcomes Steven Bernstein!

Please join us in welcoming trumpeter Steven Bernstein to the Words & Music family! Steven Bernstein is an American trumpeter, slide trumpeter, arranger/composer and bandleader from New York City, who lives outside of musical convention. He is best known for his work as an arranger and a trumpet player in his bands Sexmob, the Millennial Territory Orchestra, The Lounge… Read more »

Words & Music Welcomes Vetiver!

Please join us in welcoming Vetiver to the Words & Music roster! “Vetiver is the long running stage and recording name of San Francisco’s Andy Cabic, who since 2003 has released over 6 albums and toured around the world supporting artists such as Wilco, The Shins, Fleet Foxes and Beach House.  Vetiver craft nuanced, understated songs… Read more »

Words & Music Welcomes Sawyer Fredericks!

We’re happy to announce the addition of Sawyer Fredericks to the Words & Music family! Sawyer Fredericks is an eighteen year old singer songwriter and winner of the 8th season of NBC’s The Voice. Not only was he the youngest winner in the show’s history, but he was also the first Voice artist to land 14 songs in the iTunes overall top… Read more »