SIMON & SCHUSTER AUDIO AND MONOSTEREO DLM ANNOUNCE SALES AND DISTRIBUTION AGREEMENT
New Releases Include Guided Meditations from Bestselling Author, Deepak Chopra, M.D.
[New York, NY] – Simon & Schuster Audio and independent music distributor Monostereo DLM are pleased to announce a new sales and distribution agreement, effective immediately.
The first release under this new agreement will be THE SECRET OF LOVE, from bestselling author and mind-body healing expert Deepak Chopra, M.D., and Los Angeles based composer, artist, and producer Adam Plack. This is the second in a series of guided mediations released on Play It By Ear Music®, a label partnership by Chopra and Plack, and distributed exclusively by Monostereo DLM. Future releases will include two more Chopra audio programs: THE SECRET OF ABUNDANCE and THE SECRET OF HEALING. Additional titles from other renowned, bestselling authors will be announced in the coming months.
Chris Lynch, Executive Vice President and Publisher of Simon & Schuster Audio stated, “Monostereo’s product mix is a great complement to our list. Their productions are first-rate and their enthusiasm for their titles is contagious. We’re thrilled to partner with them and look forward to a successful launch.”
“We’re extremely excited about working with the team at Simon & Schuster Audio as we extend our reach into the book market,” added Mike Gomez, General Manager of Monostereo DLM.
Under the terms of this contract, Simon & Schuster Audio will handle worldwide physical and digital sales, distribution, and fulfillment of audiobooks and related products distributed by Monostereo DLM to the book market. Monostereo DLM retains global distribution rights to the recorded music market.
CONTACT: Lauren Pires
Publicity, Media & Marketing Manager p 212-698-7126 / f 212-698-7664
Monostereo DLM is a New York based independent entertainment distributor and label management group specializing in working with artist-owned labels of recorded music product headed by industry veterans Mike Gomez, Sean Gibbons, Michael Worthington and Jeffrey Berg. In addition to Play It By Ear, Monostereo DLM provides exclusive manufacturing, marketing and distribution services to artist-owned labels such as Star Apple Kingdom and Uncle Rat Records.
Monostereo DLM offers worldwide digital and physical distribution in addition to offering non-traditional earning paths in an uncertain music environment, having been at the forefront of alternative distribution, including the direct set up of one of the original Amazon-linked storefronts for entertainment product. Strategic partners include IODA, Fontana-Universal and now Simon & Schuster. For more information, visit our website: www.monostereodlm.com
Simon & Schuster Audio is a leading publisher of general interest audiobooks including bestselling fiction, nonfiction, business/finance, self-improvement, inspiration, language learning programs, original audiobook productions, and children’s titles. In addition to a list that includes such unparalleled authors as Mary Higgins Clark, Vince Flynn, Ernest Hemingway, Stephen King, Michael Lewis, and David McCullough. Simon & Schuster Audio has produced audiobooks that have won seven Grammy Awards and earned thirty-five Grammy nominations since 1989. For more information about Simon & Schuster Audio, visit our website at www.audio.simonandschuster.com.
Simon & Schuster, a part of CBS Corporation, is a global leader in the field of general interest publishing, dedicated to providing the best in fiction and nonfiction for consumers of all ages, across all printed, electronic, and audio formats. Its divisions include Simon & Schuster Adult Publishing, Simon & Schuster Children’s Publishing, Simon & Schuster Audio, Simon & Schuster Digital, and international companies in Australia, Canada, and the United Kingdom. For more information, visit our website at www.simonandschuster.com.