Remote Control Records was established in 2001 by Steve Cross and Harvey Saward. It provides publicity, label management and marketing services to international and local artists and labels. Remote Control's roster of international artists includes Adele, Queens of the Stone Age, The xx, FKA Twigs, Vampire Weekend, Alabama Shakes, the National, Purity Ring and SBTRKT; the company represents various international record labels in the Australian and New Zealand markets, including 4AD, Matador Records, Rough Trade, True Panther, XL Recordings, Young Turks. By October 2009 Andrew McMillen of Mess+Noise felt, " represents a substantial roster of international artists in Australia and New Zealand."In 2004 Remote Control established Dot Dash Recordings with Inertia Distribution for Australian acts. The Dot Dash roster includes Pearls, Teeth & Tongue, Client Liaison, Sunbeam Sound Machine, Total Giovanni, Dorsal Fins, Jeremy Neale, Methyl Ethel, Velociraptor. Remote Control works in partnership with a number of independent Australian and New Zealand labels, including Milk!, Flightless and Barely Dressed, providing support to such artists as Courtney Barnett, King Gizzard & the Lizard Wizard, Fat Freddy’s Drop, The Babe Rainbow and Banoffee.
In 2013 Remote Control opened a new publicity and promotions department via Recon Music, an established, boutique PR agency specialising in strategic national media campaigns. Recon's list of past and present clients included Sharon Van Etten, Ty Segall, Josh Pyke, The Clean, Elizabeth Rose, Allday, DZ Deathrays, Say Lou Lou, Loon Lake, Sally Seltmann, Sugar Mountain Festival and Philadelphia Grand Jury; the label celebrated its 15th birthday in June 2016 by a party with, "a wide range of dope beat pushers, from Jim Lawrie at the start to Teeth & Tongue in the middle to Milwaukee Banks at the end."theMusic.com.au's reviewers described the company in February 2018, "one of the country’s leading record labels." They observed, "they’ve opened up a different avenue of upcoming talent and assisted in building strong communities within the local scene" and determined that, "2017 saw the label have its strongest and most consistent year on the ARIA Album Chart." Beggars Group 4AD Matador Records Rough Trade True Panther XL Recordings Young Turks Dot Dash Recordings Flightless Barely Dressed Records Omnian Music Group 2MR Body Double Ltd Captured Tracks Couple Skate Fantasy Memory Honor Press Manufactured Recordings Sinderlyn Squirrel Thing List of record labels Official website "Remote Control" record label credits at AllMusic Remote Control publishing catalog at MusicBrainz
David Richard Kadela, Jr. is an American football player who plays offensive lineman for the Carolina Panthers of the National Football League. Kadela lettered two years in lacrosse at Dublin Coffman High School in Ohio, he earned all-district honors as a defensive end and offensive lineman. He prepped for a year at Fork Union Military Academy in Fork Union, Virginia where he was recruited by Virginia Tech, he started his final 34 consecutive contests at right tackle for Virginia Tech, where he protected former Atlanta Falcons quarterback Michael Vick and gave up 1.5 sacks. He was named first-team All-Big East as a senior in 2000, garnered second-team All-Big East recognition as a junior in 1999. Kadela was signed as an undrafted free agent by the Atlanta Falcons before the 2001 NFL season. After being waived by the Falcons before the season, he was signed and released by the Jacksonville Jaguars. Atlanta re-signed him, he spent the remainder of the season with the team, he spent most of the next season as a backup before being signed by Jacksonville again.
He was waived before the 2003 NFL season, was picked up by the Panthers. Carolina allocated him to the Berlin Thunder of NFL Europe, he started all 10 games for the Thunder. In addition to the team leading the league in offense and winning the World Bowl, he made the All-NFL Europe team, he was brought back to Carolina full-time for the 2004 season, where he played backup to Todd Fordham and Jordan Gross. He is no longer active in the NFL. Dave Kadela at Panthers.com