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Brooklyhn Woods Signs with PCG Nashville/Nine North

on October 13th, 2014 in News by

PCG Nashville, Nine North, Turnpike Music & Edgehill Nashville are proud to announce the signing of BROOKLYHN WOODS. In the once booming coal-mining town of Lynch, Kentucky, singer/songwriter, Brooklyhn Woods grew up loving the music of her mountain roots. From the moment that she opens her mouth, there is no…

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This Is Nine North Records – October ’14

on October 10th, 2014 in News by

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On The Road With Nine North

on August 27th, 2014 in News by

It’s been a busy summer! Nine North Director of National Promotion Jeff Davis has put together a little recap of just how busy we’ve been!

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Nine North Adds Kelly Symone On West Coast

on July 25th, 2014 in News by

Larry Pareigis, President/Nine North/Turnpike Music/Edgehill Nashville, is proud to announce the addition of Kelly Symone as the new Director of Promotion & Marketing, West Coast, effective Friday, August 1st. “I’m thrilled that a person of Kelly’s intelligence, background and skills is joining this team,” Pareigis said. “She will continue our…

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David Shaw Joins Nine North For NE/MW Duties

on May 29th, 2014 in News by

David Shaw, a long-time promo vet with many hits under his belt, joins Nine North/Turnpike Music as Director of Promotion, NE/MW effective Monday, June 2nd. “Today’s one of my best birthdays ever. Look at this gift: the addition of David makes this the greatest team we’ve had in the company’s…

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Larry Pareigis Answers Billboard’s Questions

on May 15th, 2014 in News by

Nine North Records/Turnpike Music/Edgehill Music Nashville President, Larry Pareigis was recently featured in Billboard Country’s Mid-Week Update. Pareigis answered a few questions from Country Editor Tom Roland. You can read the Questions Answered HERE.

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Nine North News Issue #3: The 7 Ways to Take an Effective Nap (and How It Can Boost Productivity) Edition

on May 2nd, 2014 in Weekly Update by

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Jeff Davis Joins Nine North Records As Director/National Promotion

on March 17th, 2014 in News by

Larry Pareigis, President, Nine North Records/Turnpike Music/Edgehill Music, is proud to announce Jeff Davis as the new Director/National Promotion for the virtual label services imprints effective April 1st. Davis followed his successful 18-year career in radio with stints at Cold River and Tenacity Records as one of their top performers,…

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Got Country Gives Carissa Leigh 4.5 Stars

on March 5th, 2014 in News by

Got Country Online has posted a review of the new single from Carrisa Leigh ‘Bad Boy’. Read the entire review HERE and see why they awarded Carissa 4.5 stars.

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Watch Out For The Bad Boy

on March 3rd, 2014 in News by

Carissa Leigh has just released ‘Bad Boy’ to country radio and to iTunes.  And the folks over at Country Music Matters have taken notice! They write, “Country music newcomer Carissa Leigh has released her debut single, “Bad Boy” on iTunes today! Carissa shares what all women really want in her introduction to country music.” You…

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10 Questions With Carissa Leigh

on February 11th, 2014 in News by

Country Fed has 10 questions for Nine North newcomer Carissa Leigh. You can get to know this lovely lady better by checking out Country Fed HERE.

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Got Country Online Looks At Lookatchu

on January 15th, 2014 in News by

Got Country Online brings us the first review of Joe Bachman’s Nine North/Rock Ridge Music single ‘Lookatchu’  Check out the review HERE

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Tom Moran Upped To Senior VP

on January 14th, 2014 in News by

Nine North Records-Turnpike Music/Nashville President Larry Pareigis has announced the promotion of music industry veteran Tom Moran, currently Vice President of Promotion, to Senior Vice President, effective immediately. “As a long-time confidant and superb strategist, I thought this was the perfect time to celebrate my decade of working with Tom…

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Seasons Greetings!

on December 16th, 2013 in News by

From the entire Nine North Records family to yours, we hope that you have a wonderful holiday!  In the spirit of the season we’ve made donations to numerous charitable organizations in your honor.

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Brandon Hamilton Releases Holiday Single

on December 11th, 2013 in News by

Nine North’s Brandon Hamilton has released a holiday single to iTunes just in time for the Christmas season. Brandon has been hard at work in the studio finishing more songs for his debut album.  But somehow he found the time to bring us a beautiful version of the holiday standard…

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For Your ACM Consideration

on December 11th, 2013 in News by

Train and Ashley Monroe have been placed on the initial ballot for the Academy of Country Music (ACM) Vocal Event of the Year for their collaboration on the single ‘Bruises’. Today is the final day for the first round of voting, and if you’re an ACM member we hope that…

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RideNHigh Records Partners With Nine North

on August 2nd, 2013 in News by

Colton James, President/RideNHigh Records, and Larry Pareigis, President/Nine North & Turnpike Music, are proud to announce a strategic alliance including promotion, marketing and social media management for his first RideNHigh/Nine North/Turnpike Music single 101 PROOF and CD release 101 PROOF COUNTRY. “I get asked all the time why my motto…

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9N’s Larry Pareigis Featured In Country Weekly

on February 18th, 2013 in News by

Nine North/Turnpike Music President Larry Pareigis is profiled in the February 25th issue of Country Weekly magazine.  Country Weekly’s Jon Freeman shines the spotlight on Pareigis’ career in both radio and records in the Pro File piece.  You can click on the picture below to enlarge the article to read…

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Nine North Team Again Nominated

on February 11th, 2013 in News by

For the fourth year in a row, Nine North Records has been nominated in the annual CRS-Country Aircheck Awards. The awards were started by the Country Radio Broadcasters and Country Aircheck in 2010 to honor the best of the best in both the radio and record industries. Again this year,…

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Bruises – Live Acoustic

on January 11th, 2013 in News, Videos by

Train and Ashley Monroe Visit Nashville’s WSIX

on January 10th, 2013 in News, Videos by

Train and Ashley Monroe were together in Nashville yesterday and stopped by Nashville’s Big 98 WSIX for a visit. Here’s a great video recap of their visit

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Merry Christmas

on December 25th, 2012 in News, Photos by

From our family to yours, we wish you the most joyous of holidays!

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Jay McCarthy Joins Nine North As Director of Promotion, NE

on November 20th, 2012 in News by

Nine North/Turnpike Music President, Larry Pareigis is proud to announce the hiring of Jay McCarthy as Nine North’s Director of Promotion, Northeast, effective this Monday. “Tom (Moran, Nine North/Turnpike Music’s VP/Promotion & Marketing) & I could not be happier to bring a player of Jay’s caliber aboard. We’ve all been…

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Lisa Matassa Set To Release New EP

on November 8th, 2012 in News by

Lisa Matassa soars on her new EP, the intimate collection, SOMEBODY’S BABY, and the December 4th release hits all the right notes for fans of edgy, rockin’ Country.  With a voice that blends the soulfulness of Southern Gospel with a bit of “city polish” and a dose of Country/Rock flair,…

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With A Little Help From My Friends

on October 31st, 2012 in News by

Phoenix Stone performs for his friends at radio during the annual CMA Week Music Row Live broadcast. Here Phoenix and the band send their thoughts and prayers to those who have been effected by Hurricane Sandy.

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The Boot Premieres Somebody’s Baby Video

on October 30th, 2012 in News by

AOL’s The Boot has premiered the new video from It Is What It Is/Nine North’s Lisa Matassa. Lisa’s latest single “Somebody’s Baby” is currently climbing the charts at country radio. Watch the new video here:

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National Daytime TV Welcomes Phoenix Stone

on October 9th, 2012 in News by

In support of his debut country single ‘100 Proof Moonshine,’ Phoenix Stone took a break from his nationwide radio tour to perform at nationally syndicated Daytime TV. Set to air tomorrow, October 10, this rising country star stops in with Daytime hosts Cyndi Edwards and Jamie Jacobs to talk about…

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Chris Borchetta Named West Coast Manager of Promotion

on September 6th, 2012 in News by

Nine North/Turnpike Music President Larry Pareigis & VP/Promotion & Marketing Tom Moran are proud to welcome Chris Borchetta to our team as the new Manager of Promotion, West Coast. “Tom and I like to collect smart people, and Chris is a very smart person. He brings tremendous energy, dedication and…

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Lucky Ned Pepper Release Debut Single

on August 27th, 2012 in News by

Country music’s hottest new duo, Lucky Ned Pepper may be new to the music scene, but their roots in country music stem as far back as 1992 when the duo’s Rick Russell and Josh Graham led the way for the country band Smokin’ Armadillos.  Now, Russell and Graham are back…

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Phoenix Stone Drops Some 100 Proof Moonshine

on August 15th, 2012 in News by

Forget the pontoons and party boats, hit songwriter and producer, Phoenix Stone, is here to get the party started with his debut country single, ‘100 Proof Moonshine,’ (Stonehall Entertainment/Nine North Records). Written and produced by Stone, this good time anthem, set to impact radio September 10, is available NOW on…

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This Era’s Model?

on July 25th, 2012 in News by

Nine North Records/Turnpike Music president Larry Pareigis was recently interviewed by European webzine INSTRUMENTAL. In the story they talked about the state of the music business and the Nine North/Turnpike business model.  You can read the article HERE.

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Meet Lucky Ned Pepper

on July 23rd, 2012 in News by

The Bakersfield Californian newspaper recently did a feature piece on new Nine North duo Lucky Ned Pepper. Learn how the duo came together out of the break up of their former band the Smokin’ Armadillos. You can read the whole article HERE.

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Nine North Announces New Northeast Promotion Team Hire

on May 14th, 2012 in News by

Larry Pareigis & Tom Moran, President & VP of Nine North/Turnpike Music are proud to announce the hiring of Jane O’Malia-Staszak as the new Director of Promotion/Northeast for Nine North. For the past 11 years, O’Malia-Staszak has worked with WDSY as well as the other stations within CBS Radio Pittsburgh…

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Nine North Records Expands Promotion Staff

on April 30th, 2012 in News by

Larry Pareigis and Tom Moran, President & Vice President of Nine North/Turnpike Music Nashville are proud to announce a new and expanded lineup of promotion stars for the company. “In an era when most companies are downsizing their teams in the field, we’re proud to be expanding our team to…

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Lisa Matassa On Better

on March 27th, 2012 in News by

Lisa Matassa recently appeared on the nationally syndicated Better TV show and performed a couple of songs.  You can watch here performances right here.    

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Off The Record – Lisa Matassa

on February 6th, 2012 in News by

It Is What It Is/Nine North recording artist Lisa Matassa is featured in the latest issue of Country Aircheck Weekly. Lisa talks about life on the road in the February 6th issue’s Off The Record feature. You can see the feature below. Click on the picture to enlarge it.

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Adding Social Networking To The Promotion Recipe

on January 20th, 2012 in News by

Nine North Records/Turnpike Music President, Larry Pareigis and Director of Top Secret Projects, Kevin Mason were interviewed for the 30th Anniversary issue of MusicRow Magazine to discuss social networking and its’ role in music promotion. You can read the interview with MusicRow Publisher, David Ross HERE.

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Why Choose Nine North Records?

on December 16th, 2011 in News by

Sunrise Highway Exclusive Online Premiere

on December 13th, 2011 in News by

Lisa Matassa has been hard at work putting the finishing touches on her new album “Sunrise Highway” which will available digitally on December 21st. She is so excited about the great new music, that she’s sharing a new cut every day leading up to the album’s release.  To check out…

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Social Media And Your New Year’s Resolution

on December 6th, 2011 in News by

Nine North Records Director of Promotions NE/MW Will Robinson is already talking about the New Year and your New Year’s Resolutions. This week Will has put down his cell phone (but only for a moment) to write an essay for Radio-Info.com about committing more time in the New Year to using…

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Darren Warren Hits The Red Carpet

on December 6th, 2011 in News by

NuCorp/Nine North artist Darren Warren is ready to “Cowboy Up And Party Down” as walked the red carpet last night at the 2011 American Country Awards in Las Vegas. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)

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DJ Miller Goes Off The Record

on December 5th, 2011 in News by

Evergreen/Nine North artist DJ Miller was featured in this week’s Country Aircheck Weekly.  He discusses life is like on the road as an up-and-coming artist.

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Lisa Matassa Sings With Broadway Youth Ensemble

on December 5th, 2011 in News by

It Is What It Is/Nine North artist Lisa Matassa has just released her version of  Nat King Cole’s holiday classic “The Christmas Song” and  has enlisted the famed Broadway Youth Ensemble to provide backing vocals.  Matassa loves Christmas music and was ecstatic that she got the chance to record on…

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Nine North Artists Brighten The Holidays

on December 3rd, 2011 in News by

In addition to the hot single releases that are currently climbing the country music charts, some Nine North artists have also released a special song just for the 2011 holiday season. Lisa Matassa has enlisted the wonderful voices of the Broadway Youth Ensemble to bring us her rendition of the…

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Darren Warren in Billboard’s 615 Spotlight

on December 2nd, 2011 in News by

Darren Warren is always up for a great time!  That’s reflected in his debut NuCorp/Nine North single “Cowboy Up And Party Down”. But he’s also faced some incredible challenges in his young lifetime. He shares some of his story with Billboard Magazine’s Chuck Dauphin in this week’s 615 Spotlight. This…

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Yallwire Nominates DJ Miller!

on December 1st, 2011 in News by

Yallwire.com has announced the nominees for their first annual Music Video Awards! They’ve sorted through hundreds of music videos from up-and-coming artists, music veterans and all artists in between, and we’re excited to announce that Evergreen/Nine North’s DJ Miller has been nominated for best new artist for his video “Between…

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Fans Are Reacting To “Between Sundays”

on November 22nd, 2011 in News by

DJ Miller recently released “Between Sundays” to radio and the song and video continue to garner a strong reaction from radio as well as his fans. The video for “Between Sundays” was added to country music video channel CMT Pure last week and it immediately advanced to the #6 spot…

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Nine North Adds Doc Gonzales To Team

on September 1st, 2011 in News by

Nine North Nashville’s President Larry Pareigis is proud to announce the hiring of Doc Gonzales as Director of Promotion, SE/SW, effective today (Thursday, 9/1/11). “With the addition of Doc and the continuing service of Tom Moran, Jim Dorman, & Will Robinson. I fully believe we’re fielding the strongest team of…

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Dorman & Robinson Join Nine North Records Team

on April 18th, 2011 in News by

Larry Pareigis, President of Nine North Records, is proud to announce the following staff additions effective Monday, 5/2/11: Jim Dorman as Director of Promotion, West Coast/Southwest & Will Robinson as Director of Promotion, Northeast/Midwest. Both Dorman & Robinson will report to Pareigis & Tom Moran, Nine North VP/Promotion & Marketing….

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Jaronwood Records/Jaron & The Long Road To Love Announces Promotion Alliance With Nine North Nashville

on March 7th, 2011 in News by

Jaronwood Records, the home of Jaron & The Long Road To Love, has added Nine North Nashville to its team to spearhead Country radio promotion for JATLRTL. More details to come soon, including information & timetable regarding JATLRTL’s next single. Universal Republic continues marketing and distribution duties

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Kissn’ 102.1 Takes Listeners To A "New Country"

on January 6th, 2011 in News by

It’s been an hour since country music singer Margaret Durante left the KZSN radio station, and the morning on-air crew is still jazzed if that’s the right word to use with a trio of country music jocks. “Anybody can sound good on a CD, but when you hear them in…

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Independent Radio Promotion: Investing In The Music Business Part VI

on July 15th, 2010 in News by

Nine North Records President Larry Pareigis recently chatted with echomusic founder Pinky Gonzales for a discussion in his ongoing series on the music business.  Here’s a quick overview of that interview and a link to the entire transcript: Larry Pareigis doesn’t just talk about a new music business model, he…

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Places To Promote Independent Country Music

on April 21st, 2010 in News by

By Ida Millsaps, eHow Contributing Writer Country music has come a long way from back in the days when Loretta Lynn rode around in the back of a car and traveled to stations all over the country asking radio announcers to play her music. Getting your foot in the door…

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