Plus 39 Group joins forces with Armada MusicOctober 17th, 2011
Italian record label Plus 39 Group has joined forces with Armada Music. The artist management, record label and music publishing company, founded in 2009 by Luca Moretti, Luca Ontino and Barbara Tanzini, is home to some of the best selling labels, such as Starlight, Pink Rabbit, I Hate U, Neurotraxx, Bootylicious, Go Deeva and more. The first release of Plus 39 will soon be released on the ZOUK label.
Within its first two years, Plus 39 scored more than 30 number 1’s on Beatport and nearly 100 Top 10’s with its releases. The label mainly focuses on house, but is also known for its quality trance, progressive and techno releases. Some of its biggest hits include Diva & Jones, Gary Caos, Schodt singles. Artists like Da Hool, Antillas, David Jones, Karotte, Aqua Diva, Rainer Weichhold, Dino, Dankann, Moonbeam, Aki Bergen and Ron May are home to Plus 39.
Plus 39 Group was set up by Luca Moretti, Luca Ontino and Barbara Tanzini. Luca Moretti, also known as producer/DJ Antillas, has more than 20 years of experience in the music business. Next to releasing successful tracks and remixes of his own, he also signed multiple major hits of artists like Snap, Guetta vs The Egg, Freemasons, Panjabi Mc, Tom Novy and many more. Luca Ontino and Barbara Tanzini started producing together under the Starlight Team alias in 2005. In 2008, they decided to extend Starlight and kick it off as a label, which quickly achieved high chart positions. Luca Ontino also releases music under his David Jones moniker and Barbara Tanzini is the producer and vocalist behind Aqua Diva.
All three partners are very excited to team up with Armada Music. “We are excited and honored to be working with such a leading, dynamic and forward thinking company such as Armada and are looking forward to great achievements together”, says Luca Moretti , Luca Ontino and Barbara Tanzini (Managing Directors / Owners).
Armada Music’s Managing Director, Maykel Piron:”I’ve known Luca for more than 12 years already, so I’m delighted to expand our label roster with him and his team. Plus 39 Group is a label with a great vision and many options, so I’m really looking forward to take its success to the next level.”