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Kinetic, Paradise pact

Labels to release series of dance compilation albums

Indie label Kinetic Records, currently partnered with Warner-Reprise Records, has pacted with Paradise Music and Entertainment to release a series of dance compilation albums.

Distributed by ADA, a Warner Bros.-owned company, the Kinetic and Paradise-produced music will be tuned into the underground club scene. The album slate will be styled after Kinetic and Paradise’s first joint effort, “Tranceport II,” a slew of heavy techno sounds mixed by vet British DJ Dave Ralph.

“We are excited to be working with Paradise to break artists and build Kinetic Records,” said Kinetic prexy Steve Lau. “Paradise brings an enormous amount of experience, knowledge and music industry resources to the table.”

Echoing Lau’s enthusiasm, Paradise CEO Jesse Dylan said, “Trance music is rapidly gaining a growing, loyal following both here in the U.S. and abroad, so we look forward to a long and mutually beneficial relationship with Kinetic.”

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