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pigFACTORY Music Signs Keep On Kicking Music; Catalog, Famed for Classic Roots Reggae Songs, Includes Iconic Tune “Pass the Dutchie”

Los Angeles, CA, August 31, 2011 — Independent music publishing company pigFACTORY Music, whose roster includes recordings and songs recorded by artists such as Jordin Sparks, Def Leppard, Iggy Pop, and Joan Jett & The Blackhearts, has just signed the Keep On Kicking Music catalog to its roster. The announcement was made today by Keatly Haldeman, CEO, pigFACTORY Music.

Most famous for the iconic song “Pass The Dutchie,� Keep On Kicking Music is one of the world’s foremost roots reggae catalogues, with legendary songs recorded by artists such as Musical Youth, Toots & The Maytals, The Mighty Diamonds, Shaggy, UB40 and Simply Red. Songs from the catalog have been sampled by major artists including Black Eyed Peas, Missy Elliot, Cee Lo, Young MC, Chingy and Wyclef Jean.

Said Haldeman, “We are so excited to be working with

such legendary songs. Although many high-profile artists have sampled these songs, we feel that we can help expose the catalog to an even wider audience through TV and film synchs.�


pigFACTORY Music Publishing specializes in the international placement of music in film, television, film trailers, advertising, and videogames, and in the collection of publishing royalties, worldwide. To that end, the company leverages an advanced digital publishing system to proactively exploit its clients’ music catalogues and track music publishing royalties on a global scale. The company represents top songwriters, artists, record producers, labels, and publishers, with a roster of over 250,000 songs, including an extensive selection of classic hits.

pigFACTORY is one of the few independent publishers in the international marketplace to affiliate directly with a large number of royalty societies throughout the world. Via its direct memberships and partnerships, and by using state-of-the-art royalty software, pigFACTORY quickly and accurately registers its clients’ song catalogues with the publishing rights societies, and collects ‘at source’ in most major international territories.

The U.S. headquarters of pigFACTORY is 8075 W. Third Street, Suite # 540, Los Angeles, CA, 90048. The phone is 323/653-1200, and the website is