SoundHouse was founded with a singular focus of working with artists and labels
to acquire their music streaming royalty income.  Labels and artists will retain their publishing rights.  SoundHouse will consider purchasing master rights.

Why Work With Us?

We do one thing, and we do it with excellence.  Our primary goal is to arrive at a mutually beneficial solution for all parties.

Our leadership team has a deep understanding of the industry and artists' and labels' needs.  We bring a passion for music to the SoundHouse vision. 

Our commitment to you:

  • Simplicity
  • Expediency
  • Confidentiality

We are backed by Spark Capital, a venture capital firm with $2 Billion under management that invests in companies led by creative thinkers. Spark Capital partners with companies such as Oculus, Tumblr, Twitter and Wayfair.

Executives

Michael Rosenblatt

Founder, CEO & President

Boston, MA

Michael Rosenblatt has been the Founder of four media companies, both public and private, all of which he has served as CEO or Executive Chairman.  He has extensive experience working with Private Equity and Venture Capital partners and has over 30 years of cumulative directorship experience on multiple company boards, both public and private.  Known for his ability to build media distribution and content creation organizations that can scale quickly, he has succeeded in leading companies from start-up, through rapid growth and ultimately through exits, both public and private.  LifeF/X Software grew from start up to over $1Billion in public market cap while he was Founder, Executive Chairman and President.

Michael is the Executive Producer of over 20 feature films including Teen Wolf starring Michael J. Fox, Valley Girl, starring Nicholas Cage and Extremities, starring Farrah Fawcett.

Since 1986 Michael has been a lifetime member of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences and in 1997 Wired Magazine featured him as one of 22 people reinventing Hollywood.  From 1998-2002 Michael was a member of the Board of Overseers of Newton Wellesley Hospital (Partners HealthCare).

Michael may be reached at michael@soundhousellc.net

Fred Ehrlich

Chief Operating Officer

New York, NY

For over 25 years, Fred has held senior level positions for Sony Music/Sony Corp of America including General Manager of Columbia Records, President Digital/Business Development (with overall responsibility for websites, e-commerce, and digital initiatives for Sony Music world-wide), President/CEO 550 Digital Media Ventures (venture company/holding company within Sony Corporation), Oversight for Sony Music/Nashville.

Additionally, Fred has consulted with many leading artists and companies to further their digital/new business initiatives.

Fred may be reached at fred_ehrlich@yahoo.com

 

Tom Hammond

Chief Financial Officer

Boston, MA

Currently the CFO of SoundHouse LLC, Tom founded and sold his own music entertainment company and is recognized as an entrepreneurial leader who combines strategic discipline with reliable execution.  He has raised capital and completed mergers and acquisitions for several venture-funded companies and has delivered results in both high-growth and mature company environments. 

Most recently, Tom spent 9 years as Chief Financial Officer of Echo Bridge Entertainment, where he raised over $100M in debt and equity financing to support the company's film and television content acquisition strategy.  Previously, Tom served as the Chief Financial Officer for Rock.com, WinWin Technologies and Churchill Coatings Corporation and was co-founder of Catapult Records. 

Tom has also worked in various capacities at MCA, Disney Records and A&M Records.  Earlier in his career, Tom spent four years as a lender in BankBoston's Media & Communications Group. 

Tom holds a BA from Dartmouth College in political science and a MBA from the Anderson Graduate School of Management at UCLA. 

Tom may be reached at thammond@soundhousellc.net

 

Regional Vice Presidents

Jim Sturgeon - VP, Acquisitions
Nashville, TN

An accomplished music industry executive, Jim has over 30 years in classical, Gospel and Christian music publishing and distribution.  During his tenure as CEO of the North American market for Naxos, the world's leading classical music label, the company was highlighted in Seth Godin's book Purple Cow and Jim was highlighted in USA Today as an executive who anticipated impending shifts in the industry. He has consistently brought companies and divisions under his leadership into double digit growth year over year.

Most of his music career has been spent in Nashville, where he introduced the concept of the 3 Cs of Classical, Christian and Country to the city - while serving as the CEO of Naxos and as a member of the Nashville Symphony Board.

Jim may be reached at jsturgeon@soundhousellc.net