So, where does this expertise, execution and strength come from? Dean Tabaac heads up AMPED™, and has over 30 years’ expertise in distribution, including being one of the main architects in the building of Sony’s RED Distribution. Pip Smith, VP of Sales, is a seasoned music veteran who had extensive stints with Ryko, Rounder and DNA. The marketing talents and creativeness come from Jocelynn Pryor, Director of Marketing (Warehouse Music, Borders and TransWorld), and Tony Timpano, also a former Sony/RED Distribution senior executive and veteran music business attorney, heads up the Business and the Legal Affairs/General Counsel role.
Some of AMPED’s™ growing label and artist roster includes Kobalt Music, Cult Records, ToneTree, Light in the Attic, Blackened Recordings, Kartel, Compass Records, Yellow Sound, Smooch Music, MTheory, Nick Cave, Ty Segall, Pretty Lights, Die Antwoord, Rival Sons, Heffron Drive, Hollie Cook, Roadkill Ghost Choir and Sheila E.