Reservoir Announces Worldwide Publishing Deal with Dan the Automator

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Reservoir has introduced a globally publishing offer with Grammy-nominated songwriter and producer Dan the Automator.

This new deal even more expands on the existing publishing marriage amongst the two, set up in 2012, and involves Dan the Automator’s present catalog in addition to future is effective.

Born Dan Nakamura, Dan the Automator is a renowned artist, composer, and DJ, who has been on the scene since the mid-1990s. Ideal known as a single 50 % of conceptual parody hip-hop outfit Handsome Boy Modeling School, Nakamura made Gorillaz’s self-titled debut album in 2001, that includes the Grammy-nominated single “Clint Eastwood.”

On the new deal with Reservoir, Dan the Automator explained, “I’m hunting forward to continuing and expanding my connection with Reservoir and I am psyched to see what the foreseeable future delivers.”

“After 10 a long time performing on his catalog, we are happy Dan selected Reservoir to come to be house to even a lot more of his songs,” Reservoir President and CEO Rell LaFargue reported. “We are grateful for the possibility to go on demonstrating the benefit of our relationship and supporting Dan’s earlier, present, and upcoming will work.”

Faith Newman, Reservoir Executive Vice President of A&R and Catalog Development, added, “From his function as a hip-hop producer and artist to his recent film and Television set compositions, Dan has continually shown the breadth of his expertise. Through his a long time-spanning occupation, Dan has manufactured an indelible mark throughout the tunes field, and we glance ahead to doing the job on his tunes.”

Nakamura has composed tracks for film and Tv set alike, including Scott Pilgrim vs. the Environment, Usually Be My Maybe, Booksmart, Sprint & Lily, and Money Monster. He plans to continue recording new new music for movie, Television set, and online video game titles. His audio has also featured across advertising and marketing campaigns for manufacturers like Levi’s, Nike, Xbox, and many others.

Dan executed with Prince Paul as Handsome Boy Modeling College at the Brooklyn Bowl in April in advance of the 2022 Report Shop Day particular re-launch vinyl of their 1999 debut album So… How’s Your Lady? The duo is anticipating to release new music beneath Reservoir afterwards this year.

Dan the Automator has also worked with artists this sort of as Del the Funky Homosapien and his alternative hip-hop team Deltron 3030. He served produce DJ Shadow’s 1996 debut album Endtroducing… His dwelling studio, The Glue Factory, served as his foundation of procedure for several of his collaborations with fellow rappers and producers.