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EVR Holdings plc
(‘EVR’ or the ‘Company’)
EVR Holdings Signs Agreements with Record Labels and Music Publishers
EVR Holdings plc (AIM: EVRH), the leading creator of virtual reality music content and its subsidiary
MelodyVR Ltd (‘MelodyVR’) are pleased to announce that on 26 April 2018 MelodyVR entered into
the following multi-year agreements:
- Publishing Agreement with Kobalt (Kobalt Music Publishing America, Inc.) and AMRA
(American Music Rights Association).
Kobalt Music publishing represents the rights of songwriters and artists such as Alt-J, Beck,
Fleetwood Mac, Gwen Stefani, Jack Garratt, Lionel Richie, Moby, Nick Cave and The Bad
Seeds, Nine Inch Nails, Placebo, Queens Of The Stone Age, Rudimental and many more.
- Record Label Agreement with Cooking Vinyl (Cooking Vinyl Limited).
Cooking Vinyl represents musicians such as Alison Moyet, Goldie, Groove Armada, James,
Madness, Marilyn Manson, The Fratellis, The Prodigy, Underworld and many more.
- Record Label Agreement with Red Bull Records (Red Bull Records Inc.)
Red Bull Records represents artists such as AWOLNATION, The Aces, Black & Gold,
Beartooth, Five Knives and Itch.
- Publishing Agreement with AKM (AKM Autoren, Komponisten und Musikverleger) and Austro
AKM/Austro mechana administers the performance, reproduction and distribution rights in
musical works from composers and music publishers in Austria.
- Record Label agreement with Hospital Records (Hospital Records Limited) and Publishing
agreement with Hospital Records (Songs In The Key Of Knife T/A Hospital Records Limited).
Hospital Records represents the rights of songwriters and artists such as Danny Byrd, High
Contrast, London Elektricity and Netsky amongst others.
- Anthony Matchett, Executive Chairman of EVR Holdings, said: “Signing agreements with music
rights-holders is vital to the long term success of MelodyVR and EVR Holdings. This latest tranche of deals, represent a number of the industry’s most respected companies as well as numerous globally recognised artists and musicians. With the launch of the MelodyVR platform due to occur imminently, additional deals with record labels and publishers help to extend MelodyVR’s market leading position and provide the company with even greater opportunities for content creation and exploitation moving forwards.”
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For further information please contact:
EVR Holdings plc
Anthony Matchett, Executive Chairman & CEO +44 (0) 203 289 7430
Sebastian Theron, Chief Financial Officer www.evrholdings.com
Investec Bank plc (Nominated Adviser and Broker) Tel: +44 (0) 207 597 5970
Corporate Broking: Sara Hale / Rob Baker
Corporate Finance: David Anderson / Junya Iwamoto
Notes to Editors:
MelodyVR is a wholly owned subsidiary of EVR Holdings plc (‘EVR’), a company that is listed on the AIM market
of the London Stock Exchange under the ticker EVRH.L. EVR, a creator of virtual reality content, joined AIM on
16 May 2016 following a reverse takeover of Armstrong Ventures plc. Further information can be viewed