Kobalt Signs Aaron Horn To Global Publishing Deal

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JUNE 22, 2022 – Kobalt today announced that it has signed Aaron Horn to a worldwide publishing administration agreement, including global synch and creative services for his future songs.

Aaron Horn is a Grammy-nominated co-writer and co-producer. Aaron is also 1/2 of Crate Classics. The duo's foray into bass and roots culture has reworked Trojan Records stalwart Desmond Dekker’s classic Israelites, collaborated with dancehall champion Cableton and Jungle legend Potential Badboy. 

Horn’s performances, residencies, corporations, and talks with brands and institutions include; National Portrait Gallery, Soho House in London UK, The Shard, Nike, Rob da Banks “Sleep Retreat,” Earth Hackney, amongst others.

Said Kenny McGoff, Head of A&R, UK, Kobalt, “Aaron is a creative force of nature with many different visions for his art. His work with Doja Cat has brought him fantastic commercial success, and his Crate Classics project alongside Jamie Rodigan is both exciting and culturally the right time to make people move and feel.  With his manager Dan and the team here at Kobalt, we look forward to hearing and working together on what comes next! 

Commenting on the deal, Horn said, "Kobalt is an amazing independent company with a passionate and diverse team who have a great history of work in the style/ genre of music I am drawn to. They have a genuine interest and understanding of my music style and ability, with a flexible and futuristic approach to what a music publisher does! Special thanks to Ally Horn at Russell’s for the initial introduction, and Sam at Geldand, Rennert & Feldman for their role in the deal."

Added Horn’s manager, Dan Garber, Tape Music Records, "We’re incredibly excited to start working with one of the most forward-thinking independent music publishers. Kenny and the rest of the team at Kobalt showed a love and understanding of Aaron's music, how to build and create a career with longevity and diversity. "

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