| 50 Entertainment|
| Minneapolis, Minnesota|
United States of America
| Drew Pearson
50 Records was a Minneapolis-based record label that was co-founded in 2006 by Drew Pearson, Dylan Ohm, and CEO Deb Ward-Ingstad, who also owns several radio stations in the South. Artists on their roster include White Light Riot and Elevation. Both bands have charted nationally on all three charts at specialty radio, and have received high rotation on college radio.
50 Records Wikipedia
50 Records partnered with Zude to host an event at the 2008 SXSW music festival in Austin, Texas.
50 Records/50 Entertainment were a major contributor in organizing the 10,000 Lakes Festival in 2008, primarily in relation to the related Cosmic Break Tour.
Releases for 2008 include a full-length album from Elevation, released in August by 50 Records/Sony RED.
50 Records album releases have been in collaboration with such people as engineer Adam Ayan (The Rolling Stones, Nirvana), producer Mark Endert (Madonna, Maroon 5), engineer Bob Ludwig, and Dan Hannon (Manchester Orchestra).
Artists represented by 50 Records have received favorable reviews and featured stories from the New York Post, National Public Radio and almost every news and arts publication local to Minnesota.
50 Records produced a charitable compilation album for Faith's Lodge called Hope Rocks. Faith's Lodge has received national recognition through The Today Show and local Minneapolis support from WCCO-TV.Hope Rocks track listing
- White Light Riot – "Midway Souvenirs"
- Cloud Cult - "Transistor Radio"
- Chris Koza – "Mosquitos"
- Ari Herstand – "Itch Inside Your Ear"
- Honeydogs – "Don’t Cut to the Chase"
- This World Fair – "Plastic Soul"
- Readygoes – "Hey Oh"
- The Melismatics – "Automatic"
- Rocket Club – "Heart Won’t Stop"
- GB Leighton – "Yeah Yeah Yeah"
- Alison Scott - "How do You Know"
- Tim Mahoney – "War Was Won"
- Mick Sterling – "The Skies of Avalon"
- The Alarmists – "Thankful for the Chance"
- Romantica – "Drink the Night Away"