Making Your Music Work For You

401K is a Brooklyn based Music Publishing, Artist Rights and Artist Management Company. 

Alex Arias / The Mowglis

Alex is a co-writer of The Mowglis and longtime studio collaborator of Super-Producer Matt Serletic  working with legendary Artists such as Santana, Cher, Joe Cocker, Nas, Matchbox Twenty & Rob Thomas, Collective Soul, Meatloaf and The Band Perry.  Last year Alex completed the new album by country music sensations Gloriana and recorded Rob Thomas' forthcoming album, he has also produced and co-written the upcoming debut album by hotly tipped LA singer MRK.



"This lot are the real deal." NME


New York based Spires burst onto the scene with a Residency at Pianos on the Lower East Side.  After winning over audiences and media alike with this stunning entrance they played highly praised live sets at the Northside Festival and CMJ,  and followed it up with shows and touring with Temples, The Horrors, Toy, Noah and the Whale, The Allah-Las, Widowspeak, Caveman and Hookworms.  

Their debut single "Candy Flip"  was released by 401K Music in the US and on the Too Pure Singles Club in the UK to great critical acclaim from both sides of the Atlantic. The fashion company Kooples used it as the soundtrack for their Spring / Summer collection, BBC 6 Music made it their single of the week, KEXP championed the band and featured them in session, the NME, The New York Times,  Brooklyn Vegan, all raved about Spires and their debut, which was produced by Connor Hanwick of The Drums and mixed by Claudius Mittendorfer


Atarah Valentine

"Coming to watch Atarah Valentine is like coming to watch theater. A Chekhov production with pathos, unrequited love, whirling vignettes, synthesized drum beats and his angelic voice that crushes you after he takes you to the brink" - Scallywag & Vagabond


Johnny Boy

“Fabulous, uplifiting pop sounding Sandinista-era Clash having a shootout with Phil Spector.” - NME


M.E. Martone

M.E. lives in Florence, Italy and records with the likes of Martin Gore of Depeche Mode and Massive Attack.  She creates bespoke singles, samples and scores for films, TV, websites, multimedia projects and art installations. 


Sean Dickson / Record Playerz

Sean Dickson from The Soup Dragons' new dancefloor-tastic band!  Sean is a jet setting DJ nowadays, spinning all over the world and remixing hit songs out of his home base of London. He has just written and recorded an album which features amazing guest vocalists such as Crystal Waters, Bootsy Collins, Fred Schneider, Yoko Ono and a host of others.