Indie Music News Reporter
Josh Norek And Juan Manuel Caipo Join ONErpm; Company Establishes San Francisco Office
an Francisco, CA, October 29, 2018 – Label services, rights management and distribution company ONErpm has announced the addition of Josh Norek as Director, San Francisco & U.S. Latin and Juan Manuel Caipo, A&R, North America & U.S. Latin, to the team. Their hires also mark the establishment of ONErpm’s first West Coast office, in San Francisco. This is the company’s fourth U.S. location, along with Brooklyn, Miami, and Nashville.
“Josh and Juan Manuel have incredible credentials that I am certain will present new perspectives and possibilities for the growth of ONErpm in North America,” said Jason Jordan, Managing Director of US Operations. “Their varied experiences will help us maximize our catalog and artist opportunities across platforms and establish our West Coast presence.”
“I am excited to be working with ONErpm founder Emmanuel Zunz and with Jason Jordan, whose visions for the future of distribution and business intelligence resonate with my own,” said Norek. “Their Latin music program is already so strong, and I’m looking forward to growing that as well as supporting ONErpm’s work in other genres.”
“I believe ONErpm is changing how musicians can approach releasing their music, and I look forward to seeing what relationships we can build with artists to help them reach global audience,” said Caipo.
Josh Norek has been immersed in many aspects of the Latin music industry for over twenty years. He founded and continues to serve as the president of the music royalties collection firm Regalías Digitales. Previously, Norek served for ten years as VP of Business Affairs & Digital for Nacional Records, the leading record label for Latin rock and hip-hop. At Nacional he managed the label’s digital retail and licensing strategies, as well as the company’s sister publishing company Canciones Nacionales. Norek has overseen the launch of albums from Grammy-winning artists including Manu Chao, Ana Tijoux & Nortec Collective, and guided Manu Chao’s “La Radiolina” album to #1 on the Billboard sales charts. He is also a co-founder of the Latin Alternative Music Conference (LAMC), and co-hosts the nationally syndicated public radio show “The Latin Alternative.” In addition, he was the music supervisor for the Univision/Netflix series “El Chapo.” Norek has participated on the boards of advocacy organizations such as A2IM (American Association of Independent Musicians) and Voto Latino. He is a graduate of Cornell University and Southwestern Law School.
An accomplished producer and mixer, Juan Manuel Caipo has run Rockolito Music for the past 12 years. He was the executive producer and producer of the 2016 Concord Records Quiero Creedence Latin tribute album to Creedence Clearwater Revival, which featured Juan Gabriel, Bunbury, Billy Gibbons from ZZ Top & Enanitos Verdes. He has worked with artists such as Ana Barbara, Chuchito Valdez, Calamaro, Ozomatli, Bang Data, La Misa Negra, and has secured sync placements for his music in programs and ad campaigns including “Breaking Bad,” “CSI,” and T-Mobile.
ONErpm hosts one of the most extensive catalogs of music. The company is closely partnered with major DSPs including YouTube, Spotify, Apple Music, Pandora, and more. Over a dozen artists under ONErpm have been nominated for the 2018 Latin GRAMMY Awards, and Q4 2018 will bring the release of albums from Judith Hill and Method Man.
For more information on ONErpm, visit www.onerpm.com.
About ONErpm ONErpm is a redefining force in the new music economy and one of today’s fastest growing music companies in the global marketplace. Home to over 2,500 YouTube channels that collectively generate over 7 billion views a month, ONErpm is one of the world’s largest YouTube Multi Channel Networks (MCN) specializing in music. With offices and studios in New York City, Nashville, Miami, San Francisco, Sao Paulo, Rio de Janeiro, Buenos Aires, Bogota, and Mexico City, ONErpm occupies a unique space between traditional record label and distribution company, leveraging proprietary technology, marketing, analytics, and localized support to deliver business solutions to over 100,000 artists, music labels, and video creators worldwide. For more information, visit www.onerpm.com