SMC CEO Ralph Tashjian: “We have had a lot of growth within the company this past year; a slew of successful releases and we’ve expanded our roster with established acts all the while continuing to successfully break new artists in the market. We are excited about the coming year and the major acts we will be adding to our roster soon.”

Aug 19, 2010 16:41 ET

SMC Recordings Inc. Is Locked and Loaded for a Stellar Finish to the Year Announcing the Remaining 2010 Release Schedule

SAN FRANCISCO, CA–(Marketwire – August 19, 2010) –  SMC Recordings Inc. (PINKSHEETS:SMCE) After spending the first half of 2010 renewing their deal with Universal Music Groups Indie giant, Fontana, SMC Recordings is loading up releases to close out the year with some noise.

The crown jewel for SMC’s new releases comes in the form of a brand new album from Grammy award winner Killer Mike. His SMC debut “I Pledge Allegiance To The Grind II,” garnered massive critical acclaim across the board and was even heralded as “the best Hip Hop album of 2008” by online giant HipHopDX. Mike is currently putting finishing touches on “PL3DGE” while working out of Atlanta’s legendary Tree Sounds studios where Elton John, Justin Bieber, Lil Wayne & Outkast have all recorded chart topping masterpieces.

The releases began last week with the Billboard charting Thizz City, a compilation that marks the launch of the heavily anticipated SMC subdivision focusing on the best of San Francisco hip hop artists and introduces futures stars which include Roach Gigz, Killa Keise, Cam City and more.

Next on the release schedule is highly anticipated release from The Pack, who have received mainstream success over the years. They return on August 24th with Wolfpack Party. The album is already receiving rave reviews; Spin Magazine called it “engagingly fly”; and XXL said, “Wolfpack Party serves up the perfect soundtrack to the frat party and hood club.” The Pack’s first single “Wolfpack Party 2010” debuted on iTunes’ Top 100 Hip Hop songs while MTVU is doing the exclusive world premier for the video next week.

Another stellar release scheduled is the super-group: Keak Da Sneak, PSD The Drivah & Messy Marv. The trio is following up their Billboard charting debut with “Da Bidness 2” due out this November.

In addition to these stellar new releases, SMC has been working on major signings that not only ensure that 2010 will close strong but start 2011 with the best first quarter in the history of the company.

“We have had a lot of growth within the company this past year; a slew of successful releases and we’ve expanded our roster with established acts all the while continuing to successfully break new artists in the market. We are excited about the coming year and the major acts we will be adding to our roster soon,” said SMC CEO Ralph Tashjian.

www.smcrecordings.com

About SMC Recordings:

Established in March of 2005, SMC Recordings is home to independent music and artists. Based in San Francisco, CA, the company’s prized accomplishment is its unique philosophy of artist development, where artists are encouraged to participate with the label from inception through maintenance of their careers. This innovative structure has garnered industry veterans to join the company and aid in its growth.

SMC is distributed by Fontana, the indie distribution subsidiary of Universal. It is SMC’s humble regional beginnings and loyalty to their artists and their careers that will guarantee the company to always be on the precipice of creativity and expansion in the music game.

Forward Looking Statements:

This press release contains “forward-looking statements” within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Statements in this release that are forward-looking statements are based on current expectations and assumptions that are subject to known and unknown risks, uncertainties, or other factors which may cause actual results, performance, or achievements of the company to be materially different from any future results, performance, or achievements expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. Actual results could differ materially because of factors such as the effect of general economic and market conditions, entry into markets with vigorous competition, market acceptance of new products and services, continued acceptance of existing products and services, technological shifts, and delays in product development and related product release schedules, any of which may cause revenues and income to fall short of anticipated levels. All information in this release is as of the date of this release. The company undertakes no duty to update any forward-looking statement to conform the statement to actual results or changes in the company’s expectations.

Contact:
Ron Taylor
SMC Recordings
415-742-6177
investors@smcrecordings.com

 

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