Cooking Vinyl Creates Sync Department
- Allie Bailey of Atlantic brought in as ‘Label Product Manager’
2 July, London:- Karis Beckingham has joined independent powerhouse Cooking Vinyl Group to head up a newly launched synchronisation department. Adding further to the expanding Cooking Vinyl team is Allie Bailey, who has taken over the Product Manager role for Cooking Vinyl Records after five years at Atlantic.
As Head of Synchronisation, Beckingham’s role is to procure syncs for Cooking Vinyl Records artists and Cooking Vinyl Publishing writers. In her first days, Beckingham has already wrapped up a sync deal with one of Cooking Vinyl’s hallmark artists, The Prodigy.
Before joining Cooking Vinyl, Beckingham went to Huge Music in 2008 as music supervisor after a stint running her own tour booking and promotions company for local punk and hardcore bands. Two years after joining and having worked with SKY, Audi, The Sun, MTV, Warp films, WCRS, Saatchi and Saatchi and RSCG, she left Huge to broaden her industry experience with Pedigree Cuts, BMG, Chrysalis and The Brits.
Flying out of the gates Karis Beckingham has, in her first week in the job, gained sync deals for The Enemy on the new FIFA 13 soundtrack and The Prodigy in the opening episode of Series 2 of MTV’s ‘Teen Wolf’.
Injecting further fresh blood into the label, Allie Bailey has just begun as Product Manager at Cooking Vinyl Records in a role that includes putting together album campaigns for artists including Amanda Palmer, Marilyn Manson, The Blackout, Reverend and the Makers, The Enemy and The Prodigy.
Bailey worked at Atlantic for five years in product management for artists The Joy Formidable, The Streets, Jason Mraz, James Blunt, Fanfarlo, Grouplove and Flo Rida, not to mention the quadruple platinum selling double Brit award winning artist Ed Sheeran.
Karis Beckingham, Head of Sync, Cooking Vinyl said “I’m pretty excited to be working with such a great independent label as Cooking Vinyl. The experience I gained at Huge has been really valuable in pitching creatively to clients, understanding the creative process and using this to benefit both them and our artists. I’m looking forward to building up the sync area here and adding to Cooking Vinyl’s success story”.
Allie Bailey, Product Manager, Cooking Vinyl exclaimed “I am so thrilled to be a part of the Cooking Vinyl family! I have long been a fan of the label’s roster and am very much looking forward to working with such a hugely talented and diverse range of artists.”
About Cooking Vinyl
Cooking Vinyl has developed a reputation as one of Europe’s prime artist-focused independent labels, inspiring an enviable loyalty among its artist roster. It is also in the vanguard of music companies offering innovative services-only deals that claim no stake in artists’ copyrights.
Cooking Vinyl take full responsibility for the management of a project whether functioning as a label or in a services-only setting. Adding more than just marketing muscle, Cooking Vinyl devise and implement worldwide sales, marketing and distribution plans for their artists, working alongside booking agents and artist managers.