About Us

An Artist Development Label

Lamon Records is celebrating over 57+ years in the music industry with more releases than ever before. No matter what your musical tastes, you’re sure to find something you like among our many new and established artists and releases. We’ve made plenty of music over the years, and the best is yet to come.

Lamon Records is a proud member label of the original IODAlliance (now The Orchard) owned by strategic partner Sony Music Entertainment. (more)  Our artists and releases can be found on all the best digital download sites and online retailers including Apple iTunes, Amazon.com, and so many others in 243 territories worldwide.

Our Story

Lamon Records started making records in 1962 and has sold millions of records and CDs worldwide in its long history of making music. We’ve also sold more over 8,000,000 downloads and streams in this new age of digital/mobile music.  We’ve won many industry awards and produced two Grammy® nominated records, several Dove Award® winning albums, multi industry nominated records, and numerous chart singles and albums in a variety of music genres.

Headed by Grammy® nominated and Dove Award® winning artist, producer, songwriter Dave Moody, Lamon Records is committed to releasing quality music by nationally recognized, regionally relevant, and developing up and coming artists worldwide. Working with our impressive staff, key affiliates, and creative team of musicians, engineers, studios, publicists, promoters, sales force, and more, our high quality production, artist marketing and promotional services can put you on the right path to reach your goals. (See our BBB Rating.)

Looking for a label? Throughout our long history, we’ve released hundreds of records, many featuring new and developing artists in a wide range of music styles. Let us put our years of experience producing, manufacturing, distributing and promoting music artists to work for you today. Use our New Artist Submission Form here.

Licensing, Distribution and Marketing Lamon Records has an extensive set of worldwide licensing partners and distributors, now with major label support for our distribution. We license, release, distribute and market artists and record masters all over the world through our network of major and independent labels. See our Distribution page for more information.

Need a Record Producer or Studio? Looking to record a new album or single? Need some guidance and direction? Want to record a demo or master in Music City?  Let Dave Moody and our award winning production team of engineers and musicians produce your next project. Email Dave directly or Check out our Production page for more.

Artist PR and Record Promotion! We regularly service a wide variety of radio stations with our label radio service which targets thousands of radio stations and media programmers in the US and overseas. See our Radio Promotion page.  Plus, we offer targeted and grassroots artist publicity and marketing to help spread the word  about your music.  See our Artist Marketing page here.

Music Video Production & New Media Opportunities! Let’s face it… the world is a visual place.  And music today is everywhere – and more often than not, it’s tied to some sort of visual media as well.  Music videos, songs synced to film and television, game software, mobile devices, corporate advertisements, etc… it’s more than just the music business today – it’s all entertainment.  We’re an award winning film production company too – Elevating Entertainment Motion Pictures and Downbeat Films  with numerous feature length motion pictures to our credit, and we seek new media opportunities for our artists and their music every chance we get.  See our Music Video and Motion Picture pages for more info.

A Legacy of Success

Learn more about our label’s 50 plus Year History!
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Artist Demo Policy

Looking for some honest feedback? Want to get a professional opinion of your talent? Send us your kitchen tape demo or your latest professional recording. We promise to take a listen.If we like what we hear, we’ll provide a roadmap and business plan to meet your music career goals.

Please follow these instructions to ensure proper handling:

1. We’re going GREEN. So, please use our Artist Submission Form to send your music.

2. Tell us what you’re sending and how it should be handled using these criteria:

A… Artist Development: I’m looking for feedback, guidance and direction to build a career in music, but I only have a rough demo, karaoke tape, old recording or similar that I’m submitting.

B…Submit to Label: I have a professional recording that I’m sending, but need help, either with better production and packaging, or I need distribution, marketing, radio promotion, etc. to move my music forward and broaden my audience.

3. Provide several links to your music online so we can evaluate you as an artist. If you feel it’s important that we see a physical package, mark it as described above, and send it to our mailing address:

Lamon Records Nashville • P.O. Box 1907 • Mt Juliet, TN 37121

Allow 3-4 weeks for a response, as we receive hundreds of submissions per month. (Please note, you may also use the online service MusicSubmit to send us your artist demo for review). Songwriters, please see our Publishing Page for songwriter submission guidelines.

Industry Affiliations

NARAS – National Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences – The Grammys ®
CMA – Country Music Association
ACM – The Academy of Country Music
GMA – Gospel Music Association
IBMA – International Bluegrass Music Association
AMA – Americana Music Association
NSAI – Nashville Songwriters Association International
TSAI – Tennessee Songwriters Association International
Performance Rights Organizations and Licensing Agencies
BMI – Broadcast Music Incorporated
ASCAP – American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers
SESAC – Society of European Stage Authors & Composers
HFA – Harry Fox Agency
Digital Royalty Collection and Distribution
Sound Exchange