Red Jumpsuit Apparatus’ “Don’t You Fake It” certified Platinum

NEW YORK – June, 2016 – Don’t You Fake It, the debut album by The Red Jumpsuit Apparatus has officially been certified Platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) for U.S. sales exceeding one million copies. The album, which features hit songs like “Face Down” and “Your Guardian Angel,” was certified Gold just 4 months after its release on July 18, 2006. It’s …

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Face Down and The Red Jumpsuit Apparatus – 10 years

10 years ago around this time, Face Down, the first single from The Red Jumpsuit Apparatus‘ debut album Don’t You Fake It, was just starting to impact radio. About a year earlier I had a short break between A&R positions at Elektra and Virgin Records when a trusted contact in Florida tipped me off about a DIY local band selling …

Management client Mike Joyce of The Smiths nominated to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

Launchpad Media is proud to announce that management client and original member of The Smiths – Mike Joyce – has been nominated for induction into the 2015 class of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Additional nominees include Green Day, Nine Inch Nails, N.W.A, Lou Reed and Sting. NME named The Smiths as the most influential music act of the last 50 years, and their album, …

Launchpad represents – legendary musician, percussionist, music host, DJ, producer, and original member of The Smiths – Mike Joyce.

Steve Tramposch and Launchpad Media are proud to announce the representation of legendary musician, percussionist, music host, DJ, producer, and original member of The Smiths – Mike Joyce. NME named The Smiths as the most influential music act of the last 50 years, and their album, “The Queen is Dead” topped the best 500 albums of all time, beating The Beatles, Elvis, Bob Marley, the Rolling Stones, U2, …