Mark Berry's AMG Management and Label Division Signs Canadian Rising R&B Star, Trystan Laurent

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  • (1888PressRelease) December 23, 2016 - "I knew from Trystan's first performance and meeting I'd done the right thing," Berry, in an exclusive statement, tells Billboard Magazine. "The chemistry between Trystan and AMG is fantastic, and he is an incredibly gifted vocalist & writer."

    Trystan Laurent has developed a loyal fan base in Toronto and has now signed an international recording & management deal with Berry's AMG, out through Universal Music Group Distribution.

    "The fact that I'm being given the opportunity to make my music, it feels like a dream I never want to wake up from. It's an amazing opportunity," says Laurent, who has been developing a steady fanbase across the GTA (Greater Toronto Area) before seeking out Berry's team for international assistance.

    The debut album will be executive produced by Berry (whose credits include Seven Strait, David Bowie, Burton Cummings and Duran Duran), but Laurent seems most excited to be putting the finishing touches on the upcoming release in the recording studio with his long time collaborator, fellow Torontonian, SPADE after taking the summer to write.

    "I am going to have a blast working with Duane Farley and the AMG staff developing into a world class act," Laurent says. "I promise we are going to bring it."

    About Mark S. Berry & AMG:

    AMG is a new kind of media company for a new world. A new world which demands that deals are transparent and fair. A new world in which service to artists, writers and filmmakers is key. The only significant international company to combine publishing, recordings, and film under one roof, our purpose is clear; to support your career and maximize your income.

    AMG is a fully integrated, diversified, global media company designed from inception to unlock value from the 21st century's changed media landscape. AMG specializes in the development, production, marketing, and distribution of talent-driven films, television, digital media content and music, with a unique ability to maximize the impact of content across worldwide, multiplatform distribution channels, including unparalleled global capabilities and direct passage into the Chinese/Asian market.

    AMG is a leading Toronto-based entertainment & media company with an unparalleled client list of artists and content creators across film, television, music and digital media. Led by an experienced and innovative management team, AMG was formed in 1998 by international record producer, engineer & mixer Mark S. Berry and operates under his leadership as Chairman. Berry, whose extensive production, engineering & re-mixing talents has earned him 36 international gold & platinum records for such notable Grammy & Juno nominated musical icons as, David Bowie, Duran Duran, Yes, Boy George, Billy Idol, Kool & The Gang, Cameo, Carly Simon, Joan Jett & many, many more.

    The company is headquartered in Toronto, Canada, with offices in NYC, LA, Hong Kong, Seoul & Beijing.

    Since its founding, AMG Visuals has executive produced, financed or distributed several movies, including Drake: Homecoming and the upcoming Jeff Healey Band documentary; and has almost an equal amount in development, under production, or completed but not yet released.

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    AttackTrax is one of the world's leading providers of 100% pre-cleared production music in all media. AttackTrax is committed to quality and offers 10,000+ tracks of music in all genres from world renowned music publishing catalogues. Previous AttackTrax insertions have included Making of The Matrix Reloaded, Coach Carter, Urban Legend, Harvard Man, Dawsons Creek, Roswell, MTV, Viacom, VH1 and many more including major sports programs internationally. The website has been designed as a state-of-the-art, automated, online customer experience and decision engine that functions on all platforms and complements an already world-class AttackTrax brand.

    Through its partner companies, including award-winning global creative music supervision agency AttackTrax, AMG also provides clients with unique music advertising, music brand integration and marketing opportunities across traditional, social media, mobile, film, television and gaming platforms. Already the owner of an extensive music publishing catalogue in affiliation with BMG Music, AMG's mission is to target potential acquisitions in the music, film & television industries ranging from independent record labels, artists, writers, DVD, feature length films, extreme sports content to purchases in the music publishing sector. AMG's focus is music distribution through its deal with Universal Music Group Distribution, the insertions of music into international feature film & television, as well as the development of reality based and documentary television programming.

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