Last week while the world was watching the sun and Venus, Alberts has had it’s eyes set on the Urth. Alberts is thrilled to announce that a worldwide agreement with hip hop artist Tim Levinson (Urthboy) was signed last week.
Known for his solo work under the moniker Urthboy and as a founding member and main songwriter of The Herd, Tim brings his works to Alberts after many years of managing his own rights. The team at Alberts have been fans of Tim for years respecting his talent, entrepreneurship and social conscience. The new relationship comes at an exciting time for Tim, having released his brand new single Naïve Bravado featuring Daniel Merriweather, accompanying video and news of a new Urthboy album.
He brings to Alberts works from his three solo Urthboy albums; Distant Sense of Random Menace, The Signal and Spitshine, as well as his 5 albums with The Herd. All future publishing will be managed by Alberts including Tim’s forthcoming album which is released in October through Elefant Traks, the label Tim co-founded in 1998, and distributed through Inertia.
Tim’s solo achievements to date include sold out tours, festival appearances here and across Europe, Top 25 triple j Hottest 100 (We Get Around), AIR, J Award & ARIA nominations, two AMP shortlistings and winning Best Urban Album at the Independent Music Award. In addition, with The Herd, his success includes Top 10 ARIA Chart, ARIA Award nominations and J Award. Tim is also an APRA ambassador and PPCA patron.