In October, the firm bought Nashville-based financial services company, Lyric Financial and in September, Utopia bought Quincy Jones-backed emotional data enrichment company Musimap. Sources tell MBW that Utopia has tens of millions of dollars at its disposal. Hailing from Denver, Colorado, The Okee Dokee Brothers are best friends Joe Mailander and Justin Lansing, who write bluegrass songs inspired by their love of nature and the outdoors. Their series of ‘adventure albums’ take in both the natural landscapes and musical traditions of the areas they explore. So far they’ve canoed down the Mississippi River, trekked along the Appalachian Trail and ridden across the Great American West.
However, before you hurl your CD of ‘children’s favourites’ out of the car window, you might be interested to know that there’s a quiet revolution taking place in the world of family music. Bring the music alive by singing and chanting, as well as listening. … Read More