Pepé Music Inc. (PMI) is a music business company with services in the areas of recording, production, consulting, composing, and publishing. Founded in 1974, PMI was a driving force behind the start and early development of the Minneapolis Music scene. (Prince Connection, Symbolic Beginning).
The company was founded by, and run under, the direction of President, Pepé Willie. His vision and expertise as a musician, songwriter, producer, publisher and consultant are the driving force behind PMI. He is assisted by Marcy Ingvoldstad and Kristie Lazenberry in all areas, including accounting, public relations, graphic design, and general administration.
Equipped with its own recording studio, PMI produces master recordings and demo recordings for artists seeking recording contracts. With access to local and national state-of-the-art recording facilities, as well as, some of the top Minneapolis and St. Paul local musicians, PMI produces high quality, master-ready tracks.
The combined experience of Pepé, Marcy, and Kristie provides a rich source of knowledge for consulting artists, musicians, and songwriters. The Demo Tape Consulting service gives budding artists and songwriters honest feedback, constructive criticism, and recommendations for future success.