14 Feb Knight moves to ORiGiN
ORiGiN Music Publishing is very pleased to announce a new creative partnership with Knight Music Publishing.
Melbourne based Marcus Knight has developed a roster of artists and writers including Andy Ward, Levi Dowsett, Melissa Erpen, Christian Gulino and more to be announce under his own publishing title. Knight has now entered into a worldwide exclusive administration arrangement with OMP to help develop international prospects for the artists and composers with Knight.
“We welcome the astute A & R skills Marcus has to help find and develop contemporary talent for the local and international market” says ORiGiN Creative Director Philip Mortlock. “Marcus has a keen pop and dance sensibility and we’re excited to be working with him with these genre’s and artists.”
“The collaborative relationship between ORiGiN and KMP is one built of ideals. Ideals of lasting commitment to supporting great Australian music. Operating independently enables unique creativity and commercial flexibility in a global market that is very appealing” says Marcus Knight. “Philip Mortlock and Philip Walker’s vast international experiences is a cornerstone asset to our vision for the future success of our valued roster.”
About Knight Music Publishing
Australian based, K.M.P was established in 2015 by Marcus Knight with a core commitment to develop and support Australian pop and dance music.
In addition is a growing international roster from countries including the UK, US and Italy have contributed to successful music placements to artists on Sony, Universal and US label Petty Lacerny Records.
About ORiGiN Music Publishing
OMP was established in 1993 by Philip Walker and Philip Mortlock. With their combined music industry experience and knowhow they have built one of Australia’s strongest independent music companies with activities across a broad spectrum of genre’s and aspects of the ever evolving music industry. ORiGiN has also selected an international network of like-minded independent music companies to represent the OMP catalogues globally.
In addition to its roster of Australian & New Zealand artists and composers ORiGiN represents a selection of local and international catalogues including Bucks Music, Du Vinage, District 6, Just Isn’t Music (Ninja Tunes), Shubert Music, What A Publishing (David Guetta), AIR and Gotye.