MOON Records (Ukrainian)
The Ukrainian company «Moon Records Ukraine» (officially – private enterprise "Studio" MOON ») has begun the activity in August, 1997; before independent firm registration, founders practised activity in recording business as a part of one of the first organisations importing audio-cassette production to Ukraine, and then entered into the first five of manufacturers of audiocassettes of the country and importers of compact discs.
From the very beginning of existence «Moon Records Ukraine» interests of the company have been directed on an alternative (independent) scene, the extreme directions at times reaching a deep underground and avant-guard. Long-term work with invariable principles of activity focused brightly allocated the organisation for non-standard "not pop" directions of music among other manufacturers and distributors of musical production that has allowed to get the companies the settled status and a name.
Improving and expanding the activity, the company «Moon Records Ukraine» is conditionally divided into two directions: having adjusted work with foreign partners in distribution of their editions in Ukraine as «MOON» - the distributor, and directly contacting to actors and publishing albums as a label, acts in the status «MOON»-pablishing.
Expanding sphere of trade of state of emergency «Studio "MOON" starts publishing house and дистрибьюции optical data carriers in format DVD, registering the new trade mark – «MOON DVD». Catalogue DVD sates a large quantity of musical programs – concert performances and collections of videoclips, documentary and feature films, sports, training and entertaining programs.
The company «Moon Records Ukraine» works, keeping accent on alternative musical directions, but thus does not limit the distribution the catalogue and does not close a circle of the interests on certain musical styles. Competently having generated promo/pr-support to all releases, the company «Moon Records Ukraine / MOON DVD» leaves on leading positions of sales of carriers in Ukraine and breaks records on assortment.
«MOON» - publishing conducts the vigorous activity on expansion of the catalogue of the Ukrainian executors. The strict reporting and regular payment of a royalty to actors, allow the company to gain trust of leading domestic collectives and executors. Modern technologies in the field of Internet sales and a mobile content demand progressive decisions in this connection there is new division "Publishing house MOON". Publishing house activity is directed on management of the rights and the control of use of the rights by the third parties, suppression of wrongful uses of the rights, gathering of the award for public use/execution, etc. – full protection of interests of authors and the executors who are partners.
In the field of work with mechanical carriers now «Moon Records Ukraine / MOON DVD» carries out exclusively wholesale trade in disks of a format of CD and DVD, having own two large warehouses in Kiev.