Toronto | Los Angeles | London
Last Gang Records is a music label founded in 2003, releasing the first Metric album ‘Old World Underground, Where Are You Now?’ in 2004. Primary operations are based in Toronto, Canada with offices in London, England and Los Angeles, California. Last Gang’s core activities involve music production and distribution, international licensing, marketing and promotion, and overall project management. Last Gang isn’t genre specific as a label. The company launched Metric, Death From Above 1979, MSTRKRFT and Crystal Castles, and has combined successfully with acts including Chromeo, The New Pornographers, K-OS, Boys Noize and Tiga on varied licensing deals.
In 2007, Last Gang Labels was established as an imprint under Last Gang Records to provide distribution services to artists and label clients. Clients under LGL include boutique electronic label Turbo Recordings and Juno winning Canadian artist, Lights.
Last Gang Records is independently distributed via Universal Music in Canada, SonyRed Distribution in the USA, PIAS in Europe and Shock in Australia and New Zealand. Affiliated partners include music publisher ole and label services company Rock Steady Music.
Last Gang Management is a music management company founded in 2005. Primary operations are based in Toronto and Los Angeles. Last Gang Management works in partnership with artist clients to oversee all aspects of career development, including navigating relations with record labels, music publishers, booking agents, sponsors, and other varied parties.
Current clients include Kay, Lindi Ortega, Tre Mission, Egyptrixx, and Huoratron
Last Gang Publishing is a music publishing company founded in 2006. Primary operations are based in Toronto and Los Angeles. LGPrepresents a wide variety of songwriters, both as a co-publisher and through client services including synch representation and royalty collection and administration. LGP is strategically partnered with leading independent music publisher ole to provide global synch and admin representation.
Last Gang Publishing has secured synch placements in various television shows (Glee, Vampire Diaries, Pretty Little Liars, Nashville, Lost Girl)), large commercial ad campaigns (Motorola, Nike Action Sports, Vitamin Water, Kraft, Telus), blockbuster video games (Grand Theft Auto IV, Saints Row II, MMA, Shaun White Skate, FIFA 2010) and major motion picture films (Ghost Rider 2, Pitch Perfect, Date Night, Scott Pilgrim vs. The World). LGP also acts as an independent music supervision consultancy, most providing supervision services on feature films Year Of The Carnivore, Daydream Nation, and more recently for upcoming feature film, Visitors.
Last Gang Publishing clients include Dubmatix, Egyptrixx, and Hiawatha among others. LGP also represents the songs of Last Gang Records recording artists, including, Lindi Ortega, Mother Mother, Silver Starling, Magneta Lane and O’Luge.