Electric Bell’s first signing is Grammy-nominated producer and songwriter Linden Jay, administered by UMPG.
Jay was most recently nominated for a 2022 Grammy for Album of the Year for his work on Doja Cat’s Planet Hercollaborating on songs Woman and Alone,
At the time of writing, Woman is at No.10 on the Billboard Hot 100, and has been on the chart for 35 weeks.
Other production and writing credits for Jay include Joji (Like You Do), Duke Dumont, Flatbush Zombies, Lion Babe, Reuben James, Col3trane, Jay Prince, Sinead Harnett, Loyle Carner, grentperez, Rejjie Snow, Maverick Sabre, and Erick The Architect.
Jay’s current collaborators include J. Cole, Chlöe, Doja Cat, Bass, Erick The Architect, Tom Misch, Kelis, Louis Bell, Tayla Parx, and Carter Lang.
Jay also is one half of soul-electronic duo FARR, who has accumulated over 50 million streams on Spotify, says Electric Feel Entertainment.
Linden Jay continues to be managed by Nick Myers and Kevin Calame of UK and LA-based company Fast Friends.
“It’s a privilege to be the first ever signing to Louis and Electric Feel’s new joint venture.”
Linden Jay, said: “It’s a privilege to be the first ever signing to Louis and Electric Feel’s new joint venture!
“This is my first publishing deal and I’ve waited a long time to find the right partner – Austin, Anthony and the whole team at EF are smashing it and when the opportunity to work closely with them and Louis was presented, it was a no brainer.
“I’m excited to now be a part of the EF roster alongside so many crazy talented people. This year is set to be a good one!”
“I am super excited for this next chapter.”
Louis Bell, said: “I am super excited for this next chapter and entering the publishing space with my own company.
“It has been a dream for a long time, and I look forward to mentoring and guiding incredible creatives in partnership with Electric Feel.
“I am thrilled to announce Linden Jay as our first signing.
“He is an amazing producer and has already begun carving his sound and path through his work with Doja Cat.
“I look forward to what the future holds with Linden and Electric Bell together.”
“Working with Louis to expand his business has been remarkable.”
Austin Rosen, Electric Feel Entertainment
Austin Rosen, CEO/Founder Electric Feel Entertainment, added: “Working with Louis to expand his business has been remarkable.
“He is one of the most talented producers and writer’s I’ve had the pleasure to work with in my career and I am looking forward to building Electric Bell Publishing with him.”
“From the moment I met Linden and heard his music, I knew he would be the perfect fit to start the Electric Bell roster.”
Anthony D’Annunzio, Electric Feel Entertainment
Anthony D’Annunzio, Partner & GM of Songwriter and Producer Management, Electric Feel Entertainment, said: “From the moment I met Linden and heard his music, I knew he would be the perfect fit to start the Electric Bell roster alongside Louis.
“Creatively, he aligns with what we are looking to build for the future of Electric Bell and I’m very excited that he has trusted us to be his publishing partner.”
In 2020, Universal Music Publishing Group (UMPG) signed an exclusive, worldwide publishing deal with Electric Feel Entertainment to launch Electric Feel Publishing Europe.
In 2021, UMPG acquired Bell’s catalog, including hits like Post Malone’s Rockstar, Better Now and Sunflower Featuring Swae Lee, Camila Cabello’s Havana, The Jonas Brothers’ Sucker, and Halsey’s without me,Music Business Worldwide