Panurge Signs to Last Gang Publishing

TORONTO: ole is proud to announce the first signing to the ole / Last Gang Publishing co-venture. Rock Group "Panurge" born of the musical experiments of Daniel Byrne, Chris Lovell, and Jon Schubert in the summer of 2000, has signed to a worldwide publishing deal. Panurge's first release, "Throw Down The Reins" on Nettwerk Records garnered them rave reviews and college radio airplay in Canada and the U.S. along with several synch placements. Listeners will liken them to bands like Air or Sloan at times. They are currently recording new songs in their Vancouver studio

ole is a Canadian owned and globally competitive, full-service music publisher. With initial financing of 40 million dollars, ole has an experienced team of industry professionals including Managing Partner, Robert Ott (former head of BMGMP Canada) and Sr. Partner International, Ivan Berry (former head of international/A&R, BMG Canada). The ole catalog includes over ten thousand songs across all genres ranging from pop, to country, to urban to rhythm & blues and soul. Additionally, ole has concluded publishing agreements with film and television producers Shaftesbury Films, Arcadia Entertainment and Slanted Wheel. The company has signed songwriters Gerald O'Brien, John Wesley Chisholm, Ben Dunk and James Huff and struck a co-venture deal with Last Gang Publishing a division of Last Gang Records.