Snapshots (8/28/12)

• • • • On Thurs., Aug. 24 ASCAP Nashville hosted its second urban music showcase, co-presented by Big Fella of Perception Management and the TV show Cookin’ Wit Big Fella. Eight acts took the stage at 12th & Porter including Ducko McFli, Isaiah Rashad, KABY, Island Hustle Society, Jo’shua Odene, Fluid Outrage, The Lonely Biscuits and DJ CJ Da Kidd.

Pictured (center): ASCAP's LeAnn Phelan and Eyvn Mustoe with host Big Fella


• • • • Pulse Recording recently hosted a soiree at its flagship office in Los Angeles to celebrate its new partnership with Beth and Luke Laird’s Creative Nation. The party followed a week of songwriting collaborations between Creative Nation and Pulse clients including Laird, Barry Dean, Bonnie McKee, Oligee, Wrabel and Mighty Mike. Among Pulse Recording’s mega hits are Lady Gaga’s “Born This Way” and “The Edge of Glory;” Katy Perry’s “Teenage Dream,” “California Gurls,” “Last Friday Night (T.G.I.F)” and “Part of Me;” Taio Cruz’s “Dynamite;” and Neon Trees’ “Animal.”

Pictured (L-R): Front row: Creative Nation’s Julie Stuckey and Pulse’s Lexi Ben-Meir. Back row: Pulse’s Jason Bernard, Creative Nation’s Barry Dean, Pulse’s Scott Cutler, Josh Abraham and Katie Donovan, Creative Nation’s Luke Laird and Beth Laird, Pulse’s Peter Lloyd


• • • • Sibling trio High Valley recently paid a visit to Diane Richey Promotions in Nashville in advance of the release of their U.S. debut single “Love You For A Long Time.” The song is co-written by High Valley lead singer Brad Rempel.

(L-R): Ben Kann (Diane Richey Promotions), Brad Rempel (High Valley), Diane Richey (Diane Richey Promotions), Beth Brightwell (Diane Richey Promotions), Curtis Rempel (High Valley), Bryan Rempel (High Valley)



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