Biz 3 PR veteran Dana Meyerson has launched an imprint referred to as Slashie by means of Mom + Pop Music. Its first launch is “Lastly,” the new EP from Los Angeles-based Canadian singer-songwriter Elissa Mielke, and its subsequent will likely be “Wrecked,” a brand new single from queer nation artist Evil, which was co-produced by Invoice Reynolds from Band of Horses and is dropping on the finish of this month.
In accordance with Meyerson, the imprint takes its identify from the local term for hybrid bar-liquor stores in her hometown of Chicago — “kind of enterprise within the entrance, get together within the again” establishments, and it’s additionally slang for a multi-hyphenate.
Through the years Meyerson has additionally freelance-A&R’ed for Warner — the place she helped to signal Grammy-nominated rapper Chika — in addition to Skrillex’s label OWSLA, and Mother+Pop, the place she helped to signal singer Alina Baraz.
Meyerson will proceed in her position as companion (and 16-year veteran) at Biz 3, the place she has labored carefully with all kinds of artists, together with Jessie Reyez, Jorja Smith, Danny Brown, Diplo and his Mad First rate label and newer artists like Remi Wolf, Lolo Zouai and Reggie. She splits her time between Chicago and Los Angeles.
Commenting on the deal, Mother+Pop chief Michael Goldstone says, “We’ve wished to work with Dana Meyerson and her imprint Slashie for fairly a while. Dana is a cultural drive with a lot respect from the artist and enterprise neighborhood. She continues to be at Biz 3 doing her magic, however we’re glad to have her with us. Dana’s aesthetic is various and broadens our musical attain. We’re thrilled to construct Slashie with Dana within the years to return and our first imprint at Mother+Pop!”