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!K7 announce partnership with legendary Latin label

By | Published on Monday 27 September 2010

Legendary New York-based Latin music label Fania, first launched in 1964, has announced a new international partnership with !K7, which will see the German indie handle Fania’s distribution in Europe, Africa and parts of Asia. The first project under the new partnership is the re-release of ‘Salsa Explosion’, an out of print compilation documenting New York’s salsa revolution from the late 60s and 70s.

Stuart Livingston of the Codigo Group, who now own Fania, told CMU: “We we’re thrilled to find an organisation like !K7 with the depth and reach around the world to help us market and distribute this incredible catalogue. The !K7 team has impressed us with their ability to make things happen in today’s challenging music industry environment”.

!K7 boss Horst Weidenmueller added: “We are still overwhelmed about the endless possibilities to exploit such a pearl of a catalogue and to introduce it to a new audience”.