News By Tag
News By Location
Bahamas-Based KLR Provides Music Distribution To Over 500 US Retail Outlets For Caribbean Artists
New Year Brings New Opportunities For Caribbean Artists As Bahamas-Based KLR Provides Music Distribution To Over 500 US Retail Outlets
Keith Rolle, president of KLR Management Group confirmed that as a result of signing a distribution deal with Integra Interactive, the artists’ music is now readily available for purchase on the myMEDIA BurnBar™ at over 500 locations in the United States, plus additional kiosks internationally. As a result, he noted that the music is also on the MY|eebo Tablet via www.myeebo.com courtesy of ACM Digital, a sister company of Integra Interactive.
“We have to think beyond the region and what better way to do it than with a company that has already proven itself for years,” said Rolle during a recent press conference. “At KLR, our first wave of twelve acts, who hail from throughout the Caribbean, will certainly benefit from this because they can get the exposure they need to further their music.”
The ‘first wave’ includes Bahamians Stefan the Scientist, Peter Runks, Sunae Russell, Preston Wallace, C.R.E.A.M Int’l, Jaynelle, Denero Williams and Lynn Terez Davis, Jonathan Farrington, Avalanchee, Demetrius Stubbs and Chesternique. Also included are St. Martin twins making up the group Jumelle, The Congregation from California, and Nigel Lewis from Trinidad.
“Collectively they cover the musical genres of traditional, gospel, praise & worship, contemporary/
The myMEDIA BurnBar™ sold its first disk on May 27th, 2007 and surpassed the 1,000,000 mark for discs sold within its first 4 years of operation, making it the first music selling kiosk in the world to achieve this milestone. Officially launched on December 17th of this year, the MY|eebo Tablet is an 8” touch screen tablet powered by Android OS, and is a competitive platform for Caribbean artists to be discovered on and recognized globally in this digitally powered 21st Century age.
Page Updated Last on: Jan 10, 2013