Sony Music Entertainment Australia is excited to announce the launch of a brand new joint venture label, New Tribe Music, in conjunction with renowned writer and producer Jon Hume, and Karen Hume.
New Tribe Music is a fresh Australian label bringing authentic and innovative artists to the forefront. New Tribe Music places a strong focus on collaboration and camaraderie across a diverse and talented team, fronted by Jon Hume, who is credited with over half a billion streams on Spotify as a songwriter and producer. Having topped the charts as an artist himself with Evermore and currently spending his third week at #1 on the ARIA charts with his co-write with Dean Lewis on 'Be Alright', Jon Hume is in prime position to launch this exciting new label.
The first artist signed to New Tribe Music is the incredible Kira Puru, who has just announced the release of her self-titled EP, out September 20. The five track EP features the hard-hitting 'Molotov' which has surpassed half a million streams and the hypnotic 'Tension' which is nearing 1.6 million streams and demonstrates an exhilarating evolution for one of Australia's most important voices.
Denis Handlin AO, Chairman & CEO, Australia & New Zealand and President, Asia, Sony Music Entertainment, comments, "We are incredibly excited to officially welcome Jon and Karen Hume to the Sony Music family through the New Tribe Music joint venture label. We have a long history together with many great successes, and their talent continues to prevail with their first signing, Kira Puru. New Tribe Music will be a new home for a diverse roster of talented Australian artists to be showcased to the world."
Jon Hume of New Tribe Music comments, "I couldn't be more excited about having the chance to uncover and champion new artists under our own imprint, New Tribe Music, with Denis Handlin his amazing team at Sony Music. A huge focus for us is shining a light on the talent in Australia and delivering it to a global audience."
Kira Puru comments, "I'm honoured to be the first artist to sign to New Tribe Music. Jon and Karen are phenomenally passionate and hardworking people who foster fantastic art of the highest quality. With the additional support of Denis and the Sony Music family, I feel certain that this is a wonderful home for both me and my music, and I'm very excited about what we'll create together."
There will be more exciting announcement's from New Tribe Music in the near future.