Performance Rights Limited

2020 News from The Bureau

Lee Tyler joins PRL for global Performer Rights admin!

Lee Tyler is a London-based producer, writer and engineer.

He currently works under several guises including Kingdom 93, Luis Rumorè and DISSENT as well as lending his skills to a number of both established and up & coming artists. His recent production and writing work sees him credited alongside the likes of Majestic, Karen Harding, Kelli-Leigh and Varren Wade.

Lee also works as part of production outfits Control-S and Azello, plus electronic post-rock project Aelius.

From his background in the UK dance music scene he has collaborated with DJ Luck & MC Neat, Sweet Female Attitude and Kele Le Roc as well as remixed artists ranging from Beyoncé to Swae Lee, Felix Jaehn to Sean Paul, Stefflon Don to Sigma & Take That.

Pandit Dinesh extends his deal direct with PRL for global performer rights admin!

Pandish Dinsh is a music composer and master percussionist specializing in Indian rhythms.

He uses the tabla, conga drums and more.

In a career spanning five decades he is known for his collaborations with West India Company, Dizrhythmia,. The Pax Trio and of course Blancmange and has been referred to as the "Godfather of Percussion".

Dinesh has composed the music for a number of films and TV Series including 2016's "London Life" and the BBC Four mini-series "India's Frontier Railways".

Danny J Lewis brings his Performer Rights admin to PRL under a world-wide deal!

Famous for the UK Garage classic "Spend The Night" and with remixes and releases on label heavyweights such as Defected, Strictly Rhythm, Soulfuric Trax, MAW Records, 4th Floor, Plastik People & more, Danny J Lewis has taken the traditional New York & Chicago House sounds and fused a London-centric spin of his very own.

His original 90s classics have been spun by heavyweight DJs such as Kenny Carpenter, Kenny Dope & Louie Vega, Tony Humphries, Kerri Chandler & more and amongst the production community he is recognised as instrumental in reviving the 90s underground sound in the recent decade.

Ceri Evans (Sunship) joins PRL for his global Performer Rights admin!

West Londoner Ceri Evans started Sunship in 1991.

His Musical path began as part of Manchester band The Swamp Children in 1980, on the legendary Factory record label. Ceri moved back to West London to focus on his musical obsessions-This began as a writer and performer in The Brand New Heavies, where his passion to produce began.

Starting out on the Acid Jazz label, Ceri progressed to Dorado/Filter records, where he began to make his mark, steadily building up productions and remixes under his own name Sunship, and for others.

After MOBO and Dancestar Awards wins, Sunship went on to establish himself with underground anthems such as Try Me Out and Cheque One Two.

Then came the defining moment in Y2K, with what is considered to be one of the biggest Club Classics of all time, the Sunship Remix of Sweet Female Attitude’s ‘Flowers’, which hit No2 in the UK National charts. Ceri followed this up with another No2 UK National Chart hit with his production of Misteeq’s ‘All I Want’. Many more Club and Radio hits followed, such as ‘Garage Girls’, ‘Sweet About Me’ and ‘Almighty Father’.

Ceri has always been musically active throughout his career, and still writes and produces a prolific amount of multi-genre music.

Coppa joins PRL for his global Performer Rights admin!

MC COPPA is a British recording artist, MC & vocalist and cuts a sharp figure in the expansive landscape of electronic music. His fierce and charismatic dedication to illustrating diverse and precisely crafted music with his intelligent and poignant words; delivered with the accuracy of a veteran and the creative flex of an artist whose vision stands uniquely explorative. The distinctive tone of his voice & delivery, oscillating between pointedly acute and a shade of soulful warmth, makes him instantly on recognisable on every audio slice and imprint on which he appears.

As one of the key figures in the movement of MC's bridging the gap between live performers and recording artists in drum and bass over past years, His objective in creating accessible drum and bass for the casual listener, as well as delving deep into the underground, have been met with wide success and appreciation of his output.

He has performed in over 38 countries worldwide, as far as China, Malaysia, Singapore, Russia, with over 100 releases across drum and bass´s leading labels, including Ram Records, Viper Recordings & AudioPorn and also notable appearances on legendary Dutch Hardstyle label Scantraxx, Kruder & Dorfmeister’s G-Stone label, Cut La Roc´s Rocstar Records, the legendary SKINT Rec, Freestyle Records UK, Bob Sinclar´s Yellow Productions, techno legends Len Faki´s Figure Rec & François K´s Wave Music, alongside of host of compilation releases on Warner Music/Sony Dance, Universal & BMG Germany.

These recordings have found their way over the years to become regular appearances on BBC Radio 1, BBC 1xtra, KissFM in the UK and other broadcast national radio worldwide. One such recording "Fight Club" with Telekinesis was licensed by gaming giant PlayStation for the official trailer of their new video game "LawBreakers - Skilled AF" in August 2017.

Moving forward in 2020, expect the fusing of more elements of hip hop, ragga and melodic vocals and hooks across a wider range of styles and genres. The stage is set for one of the brightest and most charismatic MCs to evolve to incredible new heights.


Drum & Bass Arena (London, UK):

“Best Newcomer MC” Winner, (2015), “Best MC” Final round

nomination since 2015 to present - 2019 (2nd Place)

Czech & Slovak Dnb Awards:

“Best International MC” 8 years in

a row winner 2012 - Present

Able Faces join PRL for global Performer Rights admin!

Hailing from Glasgow, Scotland, the Dance/Pop duo Able Faces is made up of brothers Jack and Mark McNeilage. The duo have recently collaborated with a number of artists from all over the world.

March 2020 saw the release of Horizons (feat. Able Faces), which the duo worked on with Dutch DJs Marc Benjamin & DNMKG, on Oliver Heldens' Heldeep Records (Spinnin’). A second collaboration with Marc Benjamin, Show You Love (feat. Able Faces), was released in May 2020 on Sam Feldt's Heartfeldt Records (Spinnin’).

June 2020 saw Able Faces release In The Dark, a collaboration with Italian duo VY•DA, on Hardwell's Gemstone Records (Revealed). Every Night (with Able Faces) is the duo's latest release on TNT Records.

Able Faces’ music has received support from many DJs including David Guetta, Nicky Romero, Lucas & Steve & Sam Feldt.

As well as being in-demand topliners and songwriters, Able Faces have also established themselves as an exciting live act. They have performed all over the U.K., including to a crowd of over 5000 at the Royal Albert Hall in London, and multiple times in King Tuts in Glasgow. The band has had 3 residencies at The Edinburgh Festival, and has supported acts such as BBC's 'Sound of 2019' Shortlisted Sea Girls and King No-One.

Scarlett Quinn joins PRL for global Performer rights admin!

Brighton (UK) born and raised singer song/writer Scarlett Quinn started her career off writing with Judie Tzuke & Graham Kearnes in 2009.

In 2010 Scarlett met Ashley Slater and started toplining and formed the band, Kitten & The Hip, which she fronted for 6 years. Next up Scarlett appeared on The X Factor in 2014 and has since toplined and featured on tracks with Netsky , Manufactured Superstars, Bingo Players, Tim Arisu, Mark Lower (66 million YouTube hits with Bad Boys Cry) D Cup, Dub Pistols, REGARD, WILL K, Stanton Warriors and new tracks coming out with Freestylers and Krafty Kuts.

In the autumn of 2020 Scarlett will feature on new releases forthcoming on such labels as Defected Records and Perfect Havoc.