Long time Grammy Award-Winning music industry executive, personal manager and writer. Vicky has been featured in VH-1s Behind the Music and Driven, The BBC, The Biography Channel and many documentaries. Considered one of the most successful female music executives in the industry, Vicky has discovered, developed or managed the careers of Guns N Roses, Motley Crue, Poison, Faster Pussycat and many others. Sales figures of the acts Vicky has developed are over 250,000, 000. that is over 250 million records in sales. In addition, Vicky Hamilton also has worked as an A&R executive at Geffen, Capitol and Vapor Records and had a successful independent record label, which won a Grammy for June Carter Cash Press On record. Currently, Vicky is finishing a worldwide book tour for her memoir, Appetite For Dysfunction; managing and consulting several music acts while developing a TV series and documentary and starting a new record label. VickyHamilton.com
Dale’s first hit, while an engineer at the infamous Mushroom Studios, was a track on the Top Gun Soundtrack with Loverboy. Since then, countless projects have benefited from Penner’s production/mixing, including; Nickelback’s The State (Roadrunner) certified platinum in America and Canada scoring Two Billboard Top Ten Singles, (“Leader of Men” and “Breathe”). Dale received the “Producer of the Year” award at the WCMA’s for his work on Holly McNarland’s (Universal) platinum-selling “Stuff”. Other Penner production credits include: The Matthew Good Band, Econoline Crush and Montreal’s Jonas (Certified Gold nominated for “Rock Album of the Year” at 2006 Juno Awards). In 2010 Dale was once again nominated as “Producer of the Year” for Western Canada.
Other artists Dale’s been fortunate enough to record are: Shawn Hook, David GoGo, Grimskunk, Sass Jordan, Long John Baldry, Joey Santiago (Pixies), Jamie Walters, KD Lang, Jimmy Barr (Portishead), Helix, Barney Bentall and Valdy.
2016 projects include Rosemary & The Sweet Sound Revival’s Global Music Awards Medal winning CD “Plum Coulee My Home” and emerging Houston artist Sami Murphy.
“I feel very fortunate to have made a living doing what I love for more than 25 years. I continue to meet and work with some of the most talented artists in the world.”
Michèle Vice-Maslin is an Emmy Winning, #1 hit music producer/Music Arranger/ Songwriter, Music Publisher who composes (both music & lyrics) and produces- arrangers for artists/ films/television / ads/ promos/ games, etc. She has had numerous hit songs and cuts all over the world as well as over 5000 music placements. Her music can be heard on radio & television every day – 7 days a week/365 days a year.
A few of her recent placements include songs in the much anticipated upcoming Matt Damon feature “DOWNSIZING” which opened the 2017 historic Venice Film Festival to raves, new feature CON MAN starring Ving Rhames, Talia Shire, James Caan to premiere soon, Hit TV shows “YOUNGER”, “BLUE BLOODS”, the single and end title from the new feature film “KID WITNESS” starring SUSAN SARANDON and young film/Broadway star RIPLEY SOBO, who performs the song, produced by Michèle.
Her successes include Emmy wins and Nominations for music on GUIDING LIGHT (CBS) and ONE LIFE TO LIVE (ABC), song placements with and helping develop hit sensation KE$HA. Mentoring and helping develop recently signed to CHRIS BROWN(CBE)/UNIVERSAL artist JOELLE JAMES, Collaborating from his start with Broadway star, American Idol Finalist ACE YOUNG. The #1 hit song “GET OVER YOURSELF” for EDEN’S CRUSH (WBS) also the theme song to hit TV series POPSTARS (WB), THE #1 hit song “CONTRIBUTION” for MICA PARIS (Feat. ERIC B and RAKIM) (Island), The International #1 hit single “HELP ME” from BACKSTREET BOY NICK CARTER (JIVE), The top 10 hit single “EVERY PART OF ME” from AMERICAN IDOL finalist LATOYA LONDON (PEAK/UNIVERSAL) and many, many others.
Michèle works out of her own studio Sweetersongs East in Santa Monica Ca. for her production company MOB FORCE PRODUCTIONS and continues to enjoy her passion for producing, writing and publishing music.
She is married to hit maker – acclaimed Producer /Engineer Harry Maslin (DAVID BOWIE, AIR SUPPLY/ MICHAEL JACKSON/ BAY CITY ROLLERS/ MELISSA MANCHESTER, ERIC CARMEN , JAMES TAYLOR, LOU REED, CARLY SIMON, BONNIE RAITT, HOT TUNA, etc.).
SweeterSongs.com for further info.
Lee Mayer is the CEO of Houla Entertainment, an entertainment management, promotions, and booking company. Houla Entertainment coordinates artists for concerts, corporate venues, private events, fairs, festivals, casinos, cruise lines, campus activity events. Our talented artists entertain audiences from the very small and intimate to the very large festival-type. These artists perform various genres of music, comedians, hypnotist, magicians, balloon artist, speakers, bubble ball sports and other varieties that are based in various cities throughout the United States and Canada. Houla Entertainment books only the best artists in the business! Houla Entertainment is Where the Big Dogs Play!
Barry Coffing has amassed a great deal of credits and awards with over two hundred tracks placed in movies and TV, BMI songwriting awards, multiple #1 hits and an Emmy nomination. He continues to be the voice behind the scenes in movies like “Moulin Rouge”, the Brady Bunch movie, and Winnie the Pooh’s Grand Adventure. He wrote TV themes for California Dreams, The Pyramid starring Donny Osmond and The Heights. His song “How Do You Talk To An Angel” went on to become a #1 hit and selling over 500,000 copies worldwide. Currently he is a music business entrepreneur who represents over 12,000 record labels and publishers for film and TV licensing. His company places hundreds of songs each year.