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Downtown Music Publishing (DMP) today announces global music publishing agreements with notable producer and one half of renowned duo, Cassius, Boombass and acclaimed DJ and producer, tienne de Crcy.

Downtown Music Publishing will be entering into a worldwide administration deal with celebrated producer, Boombass, who – together with Phillipe Zdar – co-produced MC Solaar's first album before forming the revolutionary duo Cassius that went on to become one of the key vanguards of the French touch era.

Boombass – given name, Hubert Blanc Francard – will benefit from Downtown Music Publishings global administrative and sync services across the producers past and future catalog, as well as Boombass publishing efforts across the Cassius historical catalog; including Cassius 99 which entered the UK singles chart at #7, 2002 album Au Reve which featured Jocelyn Brown, Ghostface Killah and Leroy Burgess, and the duos 4th album, Ibifornia featuring the likes of Pharrell Williams, Ryan Tedder and Cat Power to name a few. The deal will also include single I <3 U SO which was famously sampled by Jay Z and Kanye West in their hit single, Why I love You on Watch The Throne.

In 2021, Boombass published his book Boombass. Une histoire de la French touch to high acclaim, with the biography documenting his legendary journey and career in the music industry that spanned decades and inspired generations.

Boombass (Hubert Blanc-Francard)
Boombass (Hubert Blanc-Francard)

Matthieu Couturier, Co-founder and President of Grand Musique Management comments, &#34;We are very happy to begin this collaboration with Downtown Music Publishing and its excellent organization, who is known for working with legendary artists covering a scope of both legacy and new works.&#39;

Downtown Music Publishing will also be providing global administration and sync placement for lauded producer, tienne de Crcy. Pioneering the French touch movement of the 1990s, Lyon-born tienne de Crcy is the mastermind behind some of electronic musics most trailblazing albums. Working as a sound engineer for the legendary Plus XXX studio in Paris, de Crcy met the late musician and producer, Phillipe Zdar and eventually formed the duo, Motorbass whose first album Pansoul in 1994 served as the birth of French House.

The deal will include de Crcys legendary back catalog and all future releases, including Super Discount, Tempovision released in 2001 and the 2009 follow up to his debut solo album, Super Discount 2 produced entirely using old analog instruments.

Released in 1995, tienne de Crcys first solo album, Super Discount went on to sell over 200,000 copies and was ranked by Q Magazine in their 1997 list of &#34;The 25 Best Dance Albums Ever&#34;. Its critical success placed the album as one of the most iconic, seminal masterpieces to emerge from electronic music.

The announcement follows a significant number of high-profile signings for Downtown Music Publishing in the last year, including Josh Ramsay, who co-wrote Carly Rae Jepsens Call Me Maybe, Grammy-winning artist and songwriter, Raja Kumari and iconic alt-rock group The National.

Laura Bedikian, Senior A&amp;R Manager, France for Downtown Music Publishing comments, Downtown Music Publishing is proud to be working and representing the seminal work of two legendary producers. Boombass and tienne de Crcy are both pioneers in their genre and we look forward to working closely with both of their teams and providing their iconic music with our administrative and creative sync services. As well as representing AIRs catalog, Downtown Music Publishing is proud to have such a large footprint in the French market, especially those responsible for the French Touch movement.

About Downtown Music Holdings &amp; Downtown Music Publishing

Downtown is the world&#39;s leading music services company with over 2 million clients from 145 countries representing a catalog of over 38 million music assets in a wide variety of genres and languages. Downtown&#39;s technology and service offerings support creators and businesses in all facets of the music industry including music creation, distribution, publishing, marketing, royalty collection, financing, accounting and payment services.

Since the foundation of Downtown Music Publishing in 2007, publishing has been at the core of Downtowns mission. Downtown Musics publishing administration services – Downtown Music Publishing, Songtrust, and Sheer Publishing Africa – currently have over 360,000 songwriters and almost 5 million copyrights under management. Representing nearly 100 years of popular music, clients include Miles Davis, The National, Raja Kumari and many others

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