The Recording Academy P&E Wing Renews Partnership with Iron Mountain

Agreement Will Preserve Music and Protect Intellectual Property
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Agreement Will Preserve Music and Protect Intellectual Property

The Recording Academy® Producers & Engineers Wing® Renews Partnership with Iron Mountain

Iron Mountain's Entertainment Services Continues to Provide Expertise on Issues Related to Preserving Music and Protecting Musical Intellectual Property for the Recording Industry

The Recording Academy® Producers & Engineers Wing® has renewed its partnership with Iron Mountain Incorporated (NYSE: IRM) Entertainment Services. As an official P&E Wing partner, Iron Mountain provides title sponsorship of regional Recording Academy Chapter professional development events and serves as a sustaining member of the P&E Wing Manufacturer's Council, a diverse array of audio-related companies that function as a creative think-tank to address industry issues, including technical best practices, new technology development, preservation of recording assets and creative rights.

"We are very pleased that Iron Mountain will continue to work closely with The Producers & Engineers Wing this year," stated P&E Wing Managing Director Maureen Droney. "Iron Mountain is renowned as a purveyor of best practices related to film and sound archiving, preservation, restoration and transfer, and this ties in perfectly with the music preservation initiatives and intellectual property issues that are fundamental to the P&E Wing. Our partnership has been fruitful, and we look forward to continuing to work with them on professional development events that educate about preserving the past and protecting the future."

"Iron Mountain has been a partner to the music recording industry for many years, protecting and preserving some of the most important recordings in America's musical history," said Jeff Anthony, SVP, Iron Mountain Entertainment Services. "This partnership with The Recording Academy Producers & Engineers Wing will allow us to continue that relationship with the industry while also giving us a platform to advise on, and advocate for, best practices in asset preservation and creative rights management. We look forward to playing an active and important role in helping to shape the future of recorded music."

Photo Caption: Pictured L-R: SVP of Iron Mountain Entertainment Services Jeff Anthony; Producers & Engineers Wing® Managing Director Maureen Droney; and Project Manager Iron Mountain Film & Sound Archives Barry Cardinael. Photo courtesy of The Recording Academy®/ © 2011. Photographed by: Greg Campbell.

About The Recording Academy: Established in 1957, The Recording Academy is an organization of musicians, songwriters, producers, engineers and recording professionals that is dedicated to improving the cultural condition and quality of life for music and its makers. Internationally known for the GRAMMY Awards — the preeminent peer-recognized award for musical excellence and the most credible brand in music — The Recording Academy is responsible for groundbreaking professional development, cultural enrichment, advocacy, education and human services programs. The Academy continues to focus on its mission of recognizing musical excellence, advocating for the well-being of music makers and ensuring music remains an indelible part of our culture. For more information about The Academy, please visit For breaking news and exclusive content, follow @TheGRAMMYs on Twitter, like "The GRAMMYs" on Facebook, and join The GRAMMYs' social communities on Foursquare, GetGlue, Google +, Instagram, Pinterest,Tumblr, and YouTube.

About The Producers & Engineers Wing: Currently more than 6,500 professionals comprise The Recording Academy Producers & Engineers Wing, which was established for producers, engineers, remixers, manufacturers, technologists, and other related creative and technical professionals in the recording field. This organized voice for the recording community addresses issues that affect the craft of recorded music, including the development and implementation of new technologies, technical guidelines and recommendations, and archiving and preservation initiatives. For more information, please visit