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DIRTY HIT OPENS A NEW HOME IN L.A.

Dirty Hit is expanding into the U.S. The U.K. indie has opened an L.A. office, with Greg Carr overseeing stateside label operations as General Manager.

The label home of The 1975, Wolf Alice, beabadoobee and others, has also signed a new global deal with Ingrooves and will operate independently. The company is also establishing an Australian arm to focus on Asia Pacific.

“Our ethos as a label has always been to maintain and develop a roster of diverse and culturally important artists and an exciting and forward-thinking team with a distinctive identity across a global sphere,” says Dirty Hit owner/founder Jamie Oborne. “Greg brings with him a wealth of expertise and experience across the roster and beyond, and has an unrivalled energy for the projects he works on. We have seen huge growth in the U.S. over the past few years across our roster, and are so pleased to have Greg heading up the team at Dirty Hit U.S. as we continue to build on this success and ensure we are offering our artists a truly global platform.”

Carr spent nearly eight years at Interscope Geffen A&M as Marketing Director, working most recently on releases from Lana Del Rey, Dermot Kennedy and Cuco.

Dirty Hit’s recent U.S.-based signings include Bryce Hase, boyband, Pretty Sick, Lowertown and BLACKSTARKIDS.

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