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  • Michael James album, Shelter In Place, out September 24.
  • “Come Back Lover,” the second single from the upcoming Michael James album, Shelter In Place, is out now. The track features Aaron Durr.
  • Southbound 75 signs to Bad Jeu Jeu Records. Album, Tales from the Black Swamp, out October 29.
  • The A&R arm of Cadium Music gets L.A. band, Piel, signed to Birs Recordings (details in News section and Blog).



Alternator Records to Officially Launch After 20 Years

By |August 6th, 2021|

what steps led to Alternator Records to officially launch after 20 years? After observing Michael over the years, it came down to taking advantage of an unusual gap in his almost non-stop mixing schedule to focus on nurturing Alternator.

Piel Signed to Birs Recordings

By |June 21st, 2021|

About a year ago, I decided to add an A&R/tastemaker service to the Cadium operation. The first act I decided to champion was Los Angeles band, Piel. After a few diversions along the way, I'm happy to say that Piel signed to Birs Recordings. The record, which is actually a six-song EP, has been completed and should be released in the fall. Shortly after announcing the A&R service in June of last year, I wrote about Piel and the hope that the band would release new material in 2020, but [...]


Vegan Vulcan Music strikes a Deal with Cadium

By |June 14th, 2021|

Client, Michael James, has a few developments happening on his end and among them, an administration deal between his newly minted publishing company, Vegan Vulcan Music and Cadium Music. As Vegan Vulcan Music strikes a deal with Cadium, the belief is that it should lead to more opportunities for VVM's future roster. Publishing and Records James has completed a new album and intends to grow VVM through the various co-writes he has on it. The new album will be called Shelter In Place. Shelter In Place features special guests and [...]


Godsize Records strikes a deal with Intercept Music

By |May 10th, 2021|

Godsize Records strikes a deal with Intercept Music. The news came last week, amid discussions between the two companies that had been ongoing for several weeks. The deal between Intercept and Godsize creates a boost to multiple rock acts, including Rikets. The Cleveland-based group is led by Cadium Music writer, Scott Rose. Intercept is an established software and services company. Godsize, which focuses on Hard Rock and Metal, offers label, management and booking services. The integration of the two companies will result in music services from A&R, artist development, marketing, [...]

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