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Eenie Meenie Records was founded in 1999 by Ms. Reiko Kondo in order to promote indie pop, rock, dance/electronica and singer songwriters. Their artists have regularly charted on CMJ and have received adds and been placed in rotation on AAA and commercial radio stations, such as KROQ, KCRW, KEXP in Seattle and Indie 103.1 in Los Angeles.
Artists on Eenie Meenie have been featured in high profile publications such as Rolling Stone, Newsweek, Maxim, NME, Billboard, Nylon, Jane, Los Angeles Times, Alternative Press, and have been interviewed by BBC and NPR. They have also been featured on Spin.com, iTunes, Virb, Myspace, Stereogum, FuelTV, MTV and etc.
Eenie Meenie Records develops artists and markets their music by providing ongoing and extensive press and radio campaigns, tour promotion, festival exposure, street marketing, film and TV licensing, retail marketing and merchandising. To keep up with the increasing Web 2.0 services available, Eenie Meenie has developed a presence online with local, regional, national and international blogs, online social networking sites, and internet radio. Miny Moe, the label’s blog, offers current news and links to their artists online.
In 2005, Eenie Meenie Records released a charity project for autistic children and a tribute album for Bruce Haak and Esther Neilson’s “Dimension 5″ called “Dimension Mix”. High profile artists such as Beck, Stereolab, Eels, Fantastic Parasitic Machine, and Apples In Stereo donated the cover songs.
The label has released more than 30 CDs and LPs to date and many Eenie Meenie releases contain bonus CD/DVD material that includes music videos or EPK which were made with talented directors and videographers. These directors are critically-acclaimed and have been featured on Yahoo.com, AOL.com, MTVU, MTV2 and etc.
Eenie Meenie Records is distributed by Caroline in the US, Outside Music in Canada, and has signed with A-Peer in Taiwan to distribute their catalogue in China, Taiwan, Hong Kong, and Macao.