Sunset is creating history by building a diverse group of record labels that include: Sunset Records, Sunset Urban, Tropical Records, Sunset Records Soundtracks, Sunset Strategic Marketing (SSM), Sunset Connect, Bomb Baby Music, Sunset Classics & Sunset Jazz Recordings.
Sunset’s Distributed Entertainment Companies, and its global operation, acquire, develop, and distribute major music recording artists, home visual entertainment products, online-digital entertainment technologies and music and filmed entertainment worldwide. With Sunset’s Distribution Services and its group of distributed companies at Sunset, there are spots for all artists and all labels to have the ability to gain worldwide global distribution.
Sunset Distribution Company is now set up for all artists to have a place to release their music to stores, radio, press and media and every outlet on the planet!
Sunset Distribution Company and its distributed labels are all S2 Entertainment (S2e) Companies.
Sunset’s rosters embody artists that make up every genre, all formats and any style of music from all around the world. Sunset is a leader in both international and domestic based artist and repertoire. Artists signed to Sunset throughout the world include:
North America: Joe Atman, Federal Moguls, Down From Zero, Mista (latex), Mac Dividinz, Susan Schwartz, Mabrak, Alayna, Steve Tilelli, 3 All Mighty, Gina Thompson, Stryk, Tony Zapata and Respect. Through an arrangement with Volcom Entertainment and Blue Mountain, Sunset also distributes Pepper and Mark Simmons, Kevin Hart, Deon Cole, Turae Gordon, Big Jay, Breakout, Denny “Live,” Don Meryl, Gerald Kelly accordingly.
Europe: Richtaste, The Boy From Space, House On The Hill, Woodcock Group and Michalis Terzis.
West Indies/Jamaica: Original Black Pantah and I Kong.
Rest Of The World: No-Limitt (Nigeria).
SC&J also owns the world’s most acclaimed jazz recording company. Sunset Jazz Recordings boasts to signing music and artists to the premier jazz label that focuses on only on releasing traditional jazz, adult styled jazz music and contemporary jazz. The label’s roster of current and catalog artists include the trio from Serbia, Woodcock Group. For more information please visit http://www.Sunset-Jazz.com.
SC&J works closely with the special markets (SSM) division and the Soundtracks Division at Sunset. Licensed material released include The Simpsons: Music From The Movie Set (Featuring Hans Zimmer), the World Music Germany 5 CD Boxed Set and more special markets titles and soundtrack CDs, are due to be released very soon! For more information please visit http://www.SunsetStrategicMarketing.com.
All around the world, Sunset Distribution Company is the main distribution center for its independent record labels, music publishing company, Book, DVD Distribution and all of its entertainment companies. Sunset Distribution has fast become an industry leader for the past two years since opening its doors in September of 2010.
Sunset Distribution Company is made up of its four major divisions: Sunset Music Distribution, Sunset Home Visual Entertainment Company (SHE), S2e Book Publishing Company, and Sunset Digital Entertainment. Sunset Distribution company does the sales and distribution for Sunset’s diverse artist roster’s at all of the distributed labels as well as a wide variety of distributed labels (i.e.: Bomb Baby, Blue Mountain, etc.). SHE is the company’s independent sales, marketing and distribution division for home video related products, S2e Books is book publishing and book distribution company at Sunset, and Sunset Digital Entertainment handles the artist and repertoire for all digital distribution issues and for all of Sunset’s digital assets including all mobile (Mobile Apps, Ringtones, Playback Tunes, Books, etc.) distribution.
In every market that is not in North America, and more notably, not in the U.S.A, Sunset does its own sales and distribution with strategic partnerships of third parties or what is distribution joint venture deals with other distribution companies.
For more information please visit the main pages at http://www.SunsetDistributionCompany.com.
Creating a legacy for rock n roll artists, alternative music artists and pop rock artists, Sunset Records started to release new material in June of 2008, as a subsidiary of the Sunset Distribution Company. Headed by Chairman and Founder Don Lichterman, Sunset has signed and released music across a wide range of rock, pop, alternative, metal and soundtracks. Artists Include Federal Moguls (DJ Q-Ball (Bloodhound Gang)), Down From Zero, House On The Hill (#1 in Funk at MTVs Our Stage TWO (2) times in 2011/2012), Richtaste (Produced by Pat Aeby (Krokus), The Boy From Space (Produced by Fran Ashcroft (Dandy Warhols, Gorillaz), Joe Atman.
Sunset Urban began by picking up the Gina Thompson, Missing You EP CD (with Blue Mountain) in early 2009, and had since brought the first single to being #1 at Musica Urbana (Music Choice) and in the top 25 at major FM Radio (WZZA). Sunset Urban is a subsidiary of the Sunset Distribution Company. Headed by Chairman and Founder Don Lichterman, Sunset Urban has signed a distribution deal with Bomb Baby and Blue Mountain, the label continues to release an array of colorful hiphop music, hardcore rap music, Dance, R&B and soundtrack CDs. Artists include such multiplatinum-sellers as Gina Thompson and also including Mista (Latex), Mac Dividinz and Stryk (#1 at MTVs Our Stage in Jan 2012).
Tropical started its record label while at Sum Fest in Montego Bay Jamaica in July 2010. Tropical Records is a subsidiary of the Sunset Distribution Company. Headed by Chairman and Founder Don Lichterman, Tropical Records has released World Music, African Music, Reggae Music, Dancehall and Latino Music along with inclusions on and Soundtrack CDs. The label has signed and released albums by hardcore dancehall reggae artists that include Alayna, Original Black Pantah and Respect, World Music and African Artist No-Limitt along with releasing albums by roots and reggae legends Mabrak and I Kong.
Sunset has released two soundtracks through its distributed labels and many soundtrack recordings via its Special Markets Divisions (SSM) and its classical and jazz Division (SC&J) inlcuding the American Drug War: The Last White Hope, Dreamgirls Remixed, Dale (Earnhardt) Soundtrack CD, A Mighty heart, How Weed Won The West, and The Simpsons, Music From The Movie Boxed Set.
Sunset Strategic Marketing (SSM) is the main catalog division and special markets division for Sunset. Headed by Chairman and Founder Don Lichterman, SSM works internally to create concepts and ideas for special market releases and also officially licenses music related product from other popular music artists that have been established with fan bases. All Sunset Live Recordings by the Laff House House, Pepper, Kevin Hart, Mark Simmons, Gerald Kelley, Mabrak, Deon Cole and Cryout, have been moved to the SSM division this year, and other releases by SSM include Sing and Sign A Language: Spanish, Drum Talk, Discover: Bob Dylan, Rosemary Clooney’s Holiday Album, Rascal Flatts Greatest Hits CD, Little Big Town, Dr Elmos Halloween CD (Sing The Boo’s) and and The Party Series featuring the World Party CD, the Rockin Party CD, the Lounge Party CD, the HipHop (Old School) Party CD, the Dance Party CD and more. Sunset opened its doors in 2007 and began its operations as an entertainment company by releasing these Special markets Titles.
Sunset Classics & Jazz (SC&J) is the main classical and jazz music division that is made up of two (2) active record labels, Sunset Classics and Sunset Jazz Recordings. Headed by Chairman and Founder Don Lichterman, SC&J has fast become the market leader in today’s jazz and classical music markets.
SC&J’s two divisions are Sunset Classics, the home to such diverse classical music artists as Steve Tilelli and Michalis Terzis (#1 in Classical at MTVs Our Stage), and Sunset Jazz, the home of the world class Serbian jazz trio, Woodcock Group are signed to the jazz label.
Headed by Chairman and Founder Don Lichterman, Sunset Connect is your label for music with breaks and that is chillout, dance, deep house, DJ tools and acapellas, drum-n-bass, electro house, electronica, triphop, hardcore and hardstyle house, lounge, minimal progressive, house progressive, trance psytrance, tech, house techno and trance. Sunset Connect has world renowned triphop artist Kimberly Lott signed to the label, whom has brought 3 All Mighty and Store Thousands to outlets that sell this very specific style of music. Connect also has two compilation CDs in stores all over the world.
Sunset Vending Co., Sunset’s officially licensed, brand and artist merchandising division that produces, manufactures and licenses high-quality officially licensed collectives, brand and band merchandise to music, Television and Film fans all over the world. The company works with all new acts signed through Sunset along with officially licensing legends and the top branded artists in entertainment, creating a unique and innovative products carefully tailored to each artists’ brand. All products are sold at live shows, via selected retail outlets that are brick n mortar outlets, and through exclusively at very specific online stores. Since opening its doors in 2011, Sunset Vending Co. has been able to leverage a global sales and distribution network that works in the Sunset Distribution system, and is also a vital part of the record label’s marketing efforts. Some of the top officially licensed product lines include Michael Jackson, The Grateful Dead, The Beatles, Kiss, Elvis Presley, The Simpsons, Hannah Montana, Justin Bieber, among many others legendary and top music artists on the road today. For more information please visit http://www.Sunset-Vending.com.
S2e TV is an independent television network with 28 shows online today. S2e finds, develops distributes, promotes and produces original community driven television programs and shows online, as well working with some of the top personalities in the world. Watch S2e TV at any time and whenever you want to watch our programs. Shows include Laff House – Vinyl Rewind – Mayor at the Movies with Ed Koch – The Weakly News with Iliza Schlesinger – Green Home TV – The In Fight – Democracy Now! – Sun Studios Sessions - Beer Nation – Live from Sugar Hill Studios – InTransit – The Odds People – Top Recruiter Reality Show – Pro Football Weekly – Yogamazing – Unplugged & Unrehearsed – Shorts AltarTV Show – Studio Diaries – Live At The show – Live At The Fest – Noise from The Underground – Here, Now – AltarTV Interviews Show – reason.TV – Crazy Kooks – TerpsTV – The Rest Of Everest – Kevin Pollack’s Chat Show within many channels including AltarTV, Sports, News, Politics, Comedy, Reality and more shows and channels are being added every week. For more information please visit http://www.S2e.TV.
The Unique way to develop film projects! Submit Scripts and Concepts For Films at anytime. Submissions to All Film Festivals with Development Deals while you make your film available as a high-quality download on Amazon Video On Demand. Your customers can choose from Download to Own or Download to Rent purchasing options while you earn royalties from each sale! Aggregator for film projects. “Aggregator” is the term used for a company that acts as a gatekeeper between a rights holder and a retail platform, such as iTunes, Netflix, Hulu or Cable VOD operators like Comcast, Time Warner, etc. Partnered with with Amazon Studios who also has a first-look deal with Warner Bros. Pictures, which means that we’ll be presenting our top projects to Hollywood’s biggest studio for consideration as theatrical feature films! Bring your film to market with retail-ready DVDs. We faithfully reproduce your artwork in full-color and package your discs in Amaray-style cases! And, then Bring your film to market with retail-ready DVDs. We faithfully reproduce your artwork in full-color and package your discs in Amaray-style cases with Sunset Home Visual (SHE). For more information please visit http://sunsetfilmentertainment.com.
Sunset has some of the most extensive catalog of recorded music projects that include new acts with one album in stores, along with various licensed product with established and legendary acts. Sunset’s group of entertainment companies is the main network for its’ U.S. catalog of recorded music and with the special markets entity and home video company at Sunset. Working direct with the current labels, Sunset provides an array of frontline CD releases that range from every genre from pop rock music to Urban Styled Music to Classics and jazz Music. Outside of the North America regions, Sunset Strategic Marketing works direct with all international markets. SSM exploits the commercial use of our catalog of recorded music by adding its song to compilations with local and international markets! For more information please visit http://www.SunsetMusicPublishing.com.
Live music by the top music acts in the world. Featuring the brand new All Live Radio Format.
SUNSET CONNECT RADIO
Featuring Indie Pop / Rock all day with World Music Connect, Urban Connect, Classics and Jazz Connect shows daily! For more information please visit http://www.Radio-Sunset.com.
S2e Book Publishing
Based in New York City, and through direct partnerships with Amazon Kindle, Create Space / Amazon On Demand, Alibris for Books (Borders, Barnes & Noble, Books A million, Buy, etc.) and with Book Baby for digital distribution of its e-books, etc. (Nook, Apple iPad, Kobo, Copia, Gardners, eBookPie, etc.) and with Baker & Taylor, S2e Books is a small team of authors, bloggers, programmers, and activists. S2e Books is set up to help people be heard and has embraced the landscape of distribution today, and what is a new era of self-publishing. S2e Books is also set up to support and encourage authors who want to be independent and again, want to be heard after writing about it! For more information please visithttp://www.S2eBooks.com.
SUSTAINABLE ACTION NETWORK
Sustainable Action Network was founded in 2007 and set up to To promote awareness and to network with specific organizations that help make the idea of sustainability, renewable energy, conservation, animal welfare, responsibility and energy efficiency as a whole, a reality today