REAPA RECORDS UPDATE

Discussion in 'Drum & Bass' started by jay walker, Aug 22, 2008.

  1. jay walker

    jay walker 1/2 of Passive/Aggressive

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    Hi All

    As of yesterday Jim Reapa has passed over the running of Reapa Records. He has lost his passion for dnb and the label and a hectic work life has taken priority as well as other commitments.

    Ive always had a keen ear for talent and introduced Bad Ace Inc & GPK to Jim several years ago now. I already have a selection of artists that I feel would be an excellent addition to the Reapa Records roster and will be contacting them shortly.

    My aim is to rejuvenate the label, resulting in regular, high-quality releases from artists all over the world. I will be looking to release our production product - Passive/Aggressive (which I co-founded last year) along with the talent already established on the label. I plan to hit the ground running with the label and will be lining up artists and tracks for the next releases very quickly, building up to an EP early 2009 hopefully.

    I have a small team of dedicated people to help me with this massive task, who each have had experience in the industry.
    Chesley Spicer (other co-founder of Passive/Aggressive) will be the contact for Load-Media and more of the business side as he has worked in vinyl distribution before and has an understanding of the forward-planning needed and a good idea where we need to go sales-wise.
    Wayne Barker (Bad Ace Inc) will be overseeing quality control of artists with myself and hunting out new talent (as well as being Reapa's hottest signing!) Wayne is a true perfectionist with his music and I feel will give this same dedication to the label. I will be overseeing everything else.

    If anyone wishes to submit demos, PM me for information. We will be lining up some treats for the dnbforum family real soon. Heres to a successful future of Reapa Records!

    Jay Ellis
    Reapa Records
     
  2. RocksteadyUK

    RocksteadyUK SkimoBeats

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    congrats bruvvaa!!.. didnt take as long as you thought then??

    hope RocksteadyUK is amongst your list!!! hahaha....

    remember im always here to give you a helping hadn as well bro! so if you ever need anything or an extra hand with the label just give me a shout....

    anyway mate!! big up!!
     
  3. YOUNG TUNA

    YOUNG TUNA IT'S ME BITCHES

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    big things big things
     
  4. barbarella

    barbarella Active Member

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    how can u lose passion for dnb? sad....
    but good for you then!
    love redko and gpk! anymore artists signing up?
     
  5. $marty

    $marty Dexcell Staff Member

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    Wicked news Jay. Many congrats bro you deserve it fella. I'm sure you will keep it thriving too mang!
     
  6. jay walker

    jay walker 1/2 of Passive/Aggressive

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    try browsing chemical records or other record stores, listen to tunes that sound like the stuff you make, take a label name, google it to find a myspace or AIM an fire them a 320, its a good start. :thumbsup:
     
  7. Fes Rock

    Fes Rock Nothing..........

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    BDS Active Member

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    Good Luck Bruv,

    after Your recent spate of Bad Luck looks like something good's gonna come out of the shit,


    ez
     
  9. djpanik

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    good luck with the label Jay walker :)
     
  10. Nutek

    Nutek movement junglist

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    okay cheers man, and good luck (y)
     
  11. safety

    safety double safety

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    well in jay, looking forward to hearing some new releases. if you can clear it get the ghost town remix out vinyl :cowbell:
     
  12. Triple M

    Triple M Admin

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    Best of luck Jay and Bad Ace...

    I know you'll rinse it! Respect to both of you!
     
  13. Bad Ace

    Bad Ace Close2Death

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    also u can pm me ur demos.the best bet is to pm me and jay.
    looking forward to it all!I
     
  14. souljah

    souljah liquid lover...

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    thought u were in somewhere hot? congrats btw lads :)
     
  15. Bad Ace

    Bad Ace Close2Death

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    nah was gonna go in september but im not now for the reasons i think i told u :) ill speak to u soon.
     
  16. vickvega

    vickvega Mr. Blonde

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    whoa -congrats jay all the best of luck to you and teh label bro
    big big respects
     
  17. Greg P

    Greg P Active Member

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    Big ups Jay - You're a "music industry mogul" now...

    I've called up some hookers for you, they'll be round later today...

    All the best mate, and well done!
     
  18. Zeal

    Zeal Ohm/C2D/Dark Asylum/Ennex

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    Good stuff lads! Reapa always had a good rep, with the right boys behind it, will go much further!

    Big ups, heres to the future :)
     
  19. gpk

    gpk Great Pumpkin King

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    All good things!


    ''Duty now for the future''
     
  20. DJ RESTLESS

    DJ RESTLESS New Member

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    Big up jay look forward to hearing some nu stuff