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Rune Westberg

We have joining us L.A.-based Danish producer-songwriter, record and mixer Rune Westberg. His work has earned a Latin Grammy nomination, and songs have been featured in Grey’s Anatomy, The Rookie, Riverdale and ABC’s network promo Pride and Solidarity. In 2018 Rune signed a publishing deal with Pure Pop Music – resulting in an exclusive worldwide co-publishing deal / joint venture with Angry Mob Music Group.

Bio:

LA based writer producer-songwriter. His back catalogue with Round Hill Music includes singles with Axelle Red, Deepend ,Part Time Friends, Tegan Marie, Sofia Reyes, Prince Royce, Colbie Caillat, VHS Collection, Alvaro Soler, Matt Simons, Jesse Y Joy, Nissy, Desi Valentine, Chris Mann among others.

Recent co-writes include Haven, Anna Clendening, Tolliver, Valerie Broussard, Alex Cardinale, Shawn Hook, Cobi, Jake Scott, Delta Goodrem, Nico Santos, Carly Paige, McKenzie Bourg, Patrick Martin, Jane Holiday, Carys and many more.

In November 2018, Westberg entered into an exclusive worldwide co-publishing deal with a new joint venture between Pure Pop Music and Angry Mob Music. Most recent releases include ‘‘Straight out the mud’’ (Ruby Velle) ‘‘Blend’’ (Cary Brothers) ‘‘Casket’’ + ‘(We are all ) criminals (Too Close to touch- Epitaph records),‘‘Damaged Goods’’ (Hamish Anderson),’’Hold on to me’’ , ‘( we don’t have to) Walk Alone and ‘‘Where was I then (Baywud), ’’Should have known (Caroline Kole). ‘‘Thankful’’, ‘‘Bad Woman Blues ‘‘, ‘‘Let it grow’’ & ‘‘Spanish Lullabies’’ on Beth Hart’s most recent album produced by Rob Cavallo , ‘‘Questions’’ (Marina Kaye) and all four songs on the new EP by Jessica Childress . Recent placements have included ‘The Rookie’’ ,’’Rise ‘‘, ‘‘Grey’s Anatomy’’, ‘‘Shameless’’and an ABC promo for ‘ Pride and Solidarity’. Westberg has released four singles to date under the moniker ‘rüün’. Source

About the Author
With an entrepreneurial career covering decades, Shay Drinkwalter has worked in media content creation, copywriting, and branding for over 40 years. Shay started at a local outlet now part of Metroland Media Group, covering regional sports, after a political correspondent at the local and national level. For a two-decade span, she was a stockbroker and then executive of a national securities firm, meanwhile providing content for periodicals, newsletters, national corporations, and not-for-profits. She is a founding member of the Canadian Freelance Guild/CWA, a former radio show host, and co-founder/editor of a local digital news platform. Shay is a publicist and curator for a UK indie platform. She covers artists of all genres, from around the globe. She provides popular music content for an NYC content firm. Additionally, she writes for music, literary, and foodie blogs. Shay’s blog, thebuzzr, promotes independent artists. Feedspot recognized the blog in its 2020 Top 20 Music Marketing blogs. When not writing, through The Buzz Roll Media™ she engages in publicity (PR), content creation, and creative media for indie artists, bands & venues. Another project, Buzzr Stagewear, creates stage wear for bands & artists. (a bit busy, yet loves it) For most of her story, she was a big city lady. In contrast, she now writes, podcasts & creates from her home studio situated in rural Ontario.

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