Client Striker wins 2020 JUNO Award for Metal/Hard Music Album of the Year

Steve Tramposch / Launchpad Media client STRIKER won the 2020 JUNO Award (Canadian version of Grammys) for Metal/Hard Music Album of the Year in a ceremony last night for their album “Play To Win,” doing so completely independent. Click image below for the Full story: STRIKER have supported Metallica, had a #1 song at Canadian rock radio, were also nominated …

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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Update – now the #1 rock song in the US! A&R signing Nothing More

[gdl_gallery title=”GALLERY_TITLE” width=”IMAGE_SRC” height=”IMAGE_HEIGHT” ] Update – August 15, 2014 – Now the #1 rock song in the US! “Once in a generation comes a band who change perceptions on what can be achieved. The last one was Linkin Park, the next one is Nothing More.”  – Chris Ingham, Publisher, Metal Hammer (UK) The world is buzzing about Steve Tramposch/Launchpad Media’s …

“Fun.” featuring singer Nate Ruess of A&R signing The Format nominated for Six Grammy Awards

“Fun.” featuring singer Nate Ruess of Steve Tramposch / Elektra Records A&R signing The Format, was nominated for Six Grammy Awards tonight at the 2013 Grammy Nominations Concert in Nashville, including: Record of the Year Album of the Year Song of the Year Best New Artist Best Pop Duo/Group Performance Best Pop Vocal Album [space height=”HEIGHT”] Fun. is an American indie pop band based …

Berklee College of Music Salary Guide

Boston’s Berklee College of Music salary guide, a new study detailing salary ranges and areas of growth across the music business. Musicians, performance, writing, business, audio technology, engineers, A&R, education, music therapy, and more. Click photo below for the full pdf report.

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Welcome! Launchpad is a full-service independent music, media, and entertainment company based in New York, offering a wide range of project and consulting solutions to established and developing talent, brands, and companies in music, entertainment, social media, tech, and more. Founded in 2004 by music and entertainment executive Steve Tramposch between Senior A&R titles at Capitol Music Group and Elektra …