Record Label President creates TV show to help unsigned bands

Behind any successful musician is someone in the shadows making their dreams become a real possibility. For many, that person is Record Label President Shan Dan Horan (Artery Recordings, Century Media, Outerloop Records). Teaming up with Emmy Award winning Producer Alan Sacks (Welcome Back Kotter, Smart House) they bring you an unscripted and inspiring new television show “Musician Rescue”.

“I started giving musicians advice, and before I knew it my inbox was full of requests for help. I knew I had to find a bigger way to help them” Shan Dan states while describing the television show.

As we watch, we follow Shan Dan on an inspiring journey as he gives a band a complete makeover. From recording with a grammy winning producer, shooting a high end music video, to playing in front of a sold out show. Shan Dan breaks the glass ceiling as musicians get the opportunity of a lifetime.

In anticipation for the TV series, “Musician Rescue” has opened up submissions (Starting June 5th) for unsigned musicians (of all genres) to submit their band here: .

“I’ve been very fortunate working for so many excellent record labels, and I’ve always felt truly honored to work for some of the biggest artists out there. However for me, I always enjoyed working with unsigned bands. They always had this raw talent and honestly just needed a foot in the door.” Shan Dan states.

After college, Shan Dan started his career working in political marketing (Barack Obama, Melissa Bean) in Chicago. Deciding he loved music more then politics, he moved to LA and took a position at Century Media Records. Working on releases for artists such as In This Moment, Suicide Silence, Lacuna Coil etc. Following Century Media, Shan Dan took the position as President of Artery Recordings (based out of Sacramento CA) working with artists like Attila, and Slaves. Following the label surpassing a million sales worldwide Artery was acquired by Warner BMG. his tenure at Artery Recordings, Shan Dan took the position as President of Outerloop Records, and currently is a contractor for labels such as Republic, Universal, Sony, BMG, Hollywood Records (to name a few).

About RJ Frometa

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