BandLab Technologies renames itself Caldecott Music Group
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By Chris Cooke | Posted on Wednesday, December 1, 2021
BandLab Technologies is no more. Or, rather, BandLab Technologies is now a division of BandLab Technologies. Except no. It is a division of the Caldecott Music Group. What is that? This is the new name of BandLab Technologies. But not the new name of BandLab Technologies. Still called BandLab Technologies. And is a division of the Caldecott Music Group. Is everything clear? Good.
So, yes, Singapore-based BandLab Technologies – owner of the music creation platform BandLab and various music magazines, among others – has announced a new branding and overhaul. The company will now be known as the Caldecott Music Group, which will consist of three main divisions: BandLab Technologies, Vista Musical Instruments and NME Networks.
The BandLab Technologies division will operate the core product BandLab, as well as the Cakewalk digital audio workstation and the recently acquired ReverbNation live streaming platform. Meanwhile, the Vista Musical Instruments division will bring together the various musical instrument companies and brands that BandLab has acquired in recent years, including Mono, Harmony, Heritage Guitars and Teisco, as well as instrument seller Swee Lee.
And then there’s NME Networks, the group’s media division, which was relaunched under that name last month. In addition to NME itself, NME Networks also encompasses the musical titles Uncut, MusicTech and Guitar.com.
Confirming all this, the founder and boss of what is now the Caldecott Music Group, Meng Ru Kuok, says, “From our unique perspective here in Singapore, our brands have experienced massive growth globally in terms of community, traffic and sales across the board. I really couldn’t be prouder of our team. Now is the time to build on the foundations we have formed for nearly a decade ”.
Speaking of this team, the company also announced a few appointments within the newly formed parent company, including Ivan Chen as group COO, Grace Chong as group CFO, Krystle Hall as group COO. as group brand director and Laurent Le Graverend as a group. Chief Technology Officer.
Kuok adds, “I look forward to seeing our employees and our brands flourish within this new structure, supporting and nurturing creativity to uphold our singular vision of connecting the world of music and providing more opportunities. to creators, fans and the music industry as a whole. . Best of all, we’re just getting started.