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Stephanie Seiple To Head Nine North NE Region

Jeff Davis, Nine North/Turnpike Music/Edgehill Nashville’s VP/Promotion & Marketing, is proud to announce that Stephanie Seiple is the new Director, Promotion & Marketing, NE for Nine North/Turnpike Music effective tomorrow. “I’m honored to join such a seasoned, well respected and talented team,” Seiple says. “Many thanks to Jeff and Larry (Pareigis, NNRLG President) for offering […]

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Bryan Mayer Signs Exclusive Deal

SCE Nashville, Nine North, Turnpike Music and Edgehill Nashville are proud to announce the signing of Bryan Mayer to an exclusive deal which includes promotion, marketing and social media management for his first Sound Check/Nine North/Turnpike Music/Edgehill Nashville single THIS IS ME. “As a singer, songwriter and artist who’s worked very hard to get to […]

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Kelly Symone Upped To Director, National Promo

Jeff Davis, Nine North/Turnpike Music/Edgehill Nashville’s VP/Promotion & Marketing, is proud to announce that Kelly Symone is the new National Director, Promotion & Marketing for Nine North/Turnpike Music effective today. “I am truly honored and grateful for the opportunity and the team environment that I have with Nine North/Turnpike Music,” Symone says. “In the short […]

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The State Of Independence

For months people in the country music industry having been discussing the state of the format and where the independent record label fits in. In the latest Country Aircheck Weekly Associate Editor/Radio Jess Wright chats with executives from a few of the leading independent promotion companies to discuss the current climate. Included in the article […]

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Jeff Davis Is Upped To VP/Promotion & Marketing

Larry Pareigis, President, Nine North/Turnpike Music is pleased to announce that Jeff Davis has been upped to VP/Promotion & Marketing, Nine North/Turnpike Music effective today. “I’m honored to be chosen to step up,” says Davis. “Larry and Kevin have built an amazing team, and their vision and passion inspires me on a daily basis! I […]

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Jason Cassidy Partners With Nine North To Launch New Single ‘Cowboy Girl’

Jason Cassidy is pleased to announce that he is partnering with Nine North Records/Turnpike Music Nashville/Edgehill Music Nashville. They will join forces on radio promotion, social media and marketing efforts for his upcoming new single “Cowboy Girl,” which impacts Country radio In February 2015. “Cowboy Girl” is the followup to Jason’s “What If” single and […]

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Brooklyhn Woods Signs with PCG Nashville/Nine North

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 doubt that country is not […]

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Nine North Adds Kelly Symone On West Coast

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 7-year tradition of being Nashville’s […]

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David Shaw Joins Nine North For NE/MW Duties

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 history,” Larry Pareigis, Nine North/Turnpike […]

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Jeff Davis Joins Nine North Records As Director/National Promotion

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, so don’t be surprised if […]

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Watch Out For The Bad Boy

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 can read the entire article […]

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Tom Moran Upped To Senior VP

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 (between Sony and Nine North/Turnpike […]

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For Your ACM Consideration

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 you’ll consider voting for them.  […]

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RideNHigh Records Partners With Nine North

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 is ‘101 PROOF,”, Colton says. […]

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9N’s Larry Pareigis Featured In Country Weekly

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 on your screen.

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Nine North Team Again Nominated

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, the Nine North team has […]

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Jay McCarthy Joins Nine North As Director of Promotion, NE

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 friends a long time, so […]

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Lisa Matassa Set To Release New EP

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, this EP is by far […]

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National Daytime TV Welcomes Phoenix Stone

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 his current single and treat […]

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Chris Borchetta Named West Coast Manager of Promotion

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 innovative ideas to this crew,” […]

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Lucky Ned Pepper Release Debut Single

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 in the spotlight with the […]

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Phoenix Stone Drops Some 100 Proof Moonshine

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 iTunes.  Check it out HERE. […]

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Nine North Announces New Northeast Promotion Team Hire

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 as the promotion director for […]

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Nine North Records Expands Promotion Staff

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 continue to offer our artists […]

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Adding Social Networking To The Promotion Recipe

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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Sunrise Highway Exclusive Online Premiere

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 Lisa’s new music before you […]

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Social Media And Your New Year’s Resolution

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 social media tools. You can […]

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Lisa Matassa Sings With Broadway Youth Ensemble

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 of her all-time holiday favorites. […]

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Nine North Artists Brighten The Holidays

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 Nat King Cole holiday classic […]

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Darren Warren in Billboard’s 615 Spotlight

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 week, “Cowboy Up And Party […]

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Yallwire Nominates DJ Miller!

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 Sundays”. Winners will be selected […]

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Fans Are Reacting To “Between Sundays”

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 on the CMT Pure 12-Pack […]

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Nine North Adds Doc Gonzales To Team

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 professionals to date to service […]

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Dorman & Robinson Join Nine North Records Team

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. Dorman spent 21 years in […]

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

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"

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 person…,” Anthony “Ant Man” Allen […]

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Independent Radio Promotion: Investing In The Music Business Part VI

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 lives it.  Having spent years […]

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Places To Promote Independent Country Music

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 at Billboard-monitored stations isn’t exactly […]

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