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Welcome Chris Walla

We’re thrilled to welcome producer and writer Chris Walla to our publishing roster and family in a full-catalog publishing deal. Chris is perhaps best known…

Nas Samples Now-Again on Nasir

You can hear “Kourosh Yaghmaei” by Gole Yakh, from our client Now-Again’s catalog, sampled on Nas’ “Adam and Eve” from the new album Nasir out…

Welcome Jimmy Vincent!

We welcome the delightful Jimmy Vincent to the Defend Family! Los Angeles born and based songwriter, singer, and guitarist Jimmy Vincent (a.k.a J I M)…

Welcome Orquesta Akokán!

Coming from Daptone Records, we are glad to introduce the newest members of the Defend Family,  Orquesta Akokán! Assembled and led by Cuban vocalist José “Pepito” Gómez,…

Defend x SXSW 2018

We’re back! Thank you to everyone who joined us at SXSW! As you might know, we had the privilege to host an SXSW Brunch for…

Welcome Lyon Hart!

Please help us welcome our newest client, Lyon Hart! Mark Sanderlin (aka Lyon Hart) is an artist and songwriter based in New York City. He’s written and performed…