Tim Glover Appointed New President of A&R At PULSE Music Group.

PULSE Records has hired former Executive VP of A&R at Interscope Geffen A&M, Tim Glover as the new President of A&R, as announced per PULSE Music Group co-CEOs Josh Abraham and Scott Cutler and PULSE Music Group President Ashley Calhoun. In his new role, Glover will sign and develop artists and oversee recording projects for PULSE Records. He will report jointly to Abraham, Cutler, and Calhoun, based in the company’s offices in Silverlake.

Glover has a wealth of experience. At Interscope, he worked closely with J. Cole and artists on the rapper’s Dreamville imprint, including JID and Ari Lennox. He also oversaw A&R for the Atlanta-based record label and creative agency LVRN, which entered a joint venture with Interscope in 2016. Glover played a crucial role in developing LVRN artists like Summer Walker and 6LACK. He also signed platinum-selling rapper Lil Mosey, Tierra Whack, and rising star Jordan Ward.

Abraham, Cutler, and Calhoun commented on the appointment: “Tim’s creative ability has led him to sign and work with some of the world’s top recording artists. We want our artists at PULSE Records to work with the very best in executive talent, and Tim will be a key part of the team as we continue to build. We know that Tim will bring his incredible creative instincts, business acumen, and experience to this new position and that he will continue to inspire and launch countless PULSE Records artists along the way.”

Glover expressed his enthusiasm, saying, “The PULSE team is synonymous with artist creativity, artist development, building a strong creative community, and they go out of their way to customize their A&R strategies to the unique needs of each and every artist. What Scott, Josh, and Ashley have built at PULSE is extremely re-energizing – I’m honored and excited to join the team and look forward to big things ahead.”

In June 2023, PULSE Music Group (PMG) and Concord launched PULSE Records, the latest vertical for (PMG), which already boasts a music publishing and artist management arm. PULSE Records capitalizes on PMG’s ability to invest in the highest levels of creative talent, supported by Concord’s existing label services platform and administrative teams.

PULSE Records recently formed an artist development joint venture with ISO Supremacy, the new record label founded by multi-platinum recording artist and PMG publishing client Brent Faiyaz. Through the deal, PMG and Faiyaz signed Tommy Richman to PULSE Records. Richman opened for Faiyaz on the sold-out F*ck the World It’s A Wasteland Tour.


PULSE Music Group was founded in 2008 by songwriters and producers Scott Cutler, Josh Abraham, and Anne Preven as a creative sanctuary for songwriters, producers and artists. Over the past 15 years it has emerged as a premier independent music publisher and record label, and one of the music industry’s fastest-growing companies. With a world-class publishing infrastructure and high-level creative services including A&R, management, artist development and licensing, PULSE’s award-winning client roster is credited with more than 200 million units of recorded music sales and more than 80 billion music streams. With 250 active clients, PULSE Music Group has amassed 350+ Gold & Platinum certifications, and 75+ BMI and ASCAP song awards including three BMI “Song of the Year” awards.

In 2012, the company established a joint partnership with Creative Nation, the Nashville-based music management and publishing company owned by songwriter Luke Laird and his wife Beth Laird. In 2014, it partnered with Rick Rubin’s American Songs which led to the signings of Kaytranada, El-P of Run the Jewels, Kevin Abstract, Freddie Gibbs, Charley Crockett, Turnstile and others. PULSE partnered with Marc Anthony’s Magnus Media in 2016, and with Nas’ Mass Appeal in 2017. Other joint ventures include Beka Tischker’s Wide Eyed Entertainment, Tommy Brown’s Champagne Therapy, Starrah’s 3:02, Cordae’s Hi-Level, and Mike Dean’s DLP.

The company was named AIMP’s Indie Music Publisher of the Year in 2018, and also absorbed Hitcher in 2018, bringing a film & tv sync staff completely in-house.

PULSE Music Group formed an A&R focused creative joint venture partnership with Concord Music Publishing in January 2020. Triggered by Concord’s acquisition of Fujipacific Music’s global stake in PULSE, the deal means Concord now administers the PULSE catalog and all future signings. Cutler and Josh Abraham run the joint venture, along with the executive team including President of music publishing and Head of Creative, Ashley Calhoun. Fujipacific continues to sub-publish the PULSE catalog and new works in Japan, India and Southeast Asia.

In June 2023, PULSE Records was launched to capitalize on the company’s established ability to invest in the highest levels of creative talent. It is supported by Concord’s global footprint, financial resources, administration and label services, where PULSE leads A&R, creative and marketing strategies. PULSE Records is distributed globally through Universal Music Group.

PULSE’s roster of multi-platinum songwriters and producers have produced some of music’s biggest hits over the past decade including, Miley Cyrus’ “Flowers”, Harry Styles’ “As It Was” and “Watermelon Sugar”, Katy Perry’s “Roar”, Maroon 5’s “Girls Like You”, Camila Cabello’s “Havana.” Luis Fonsi & Daddy Yankee’s “Despacito ft. Justin Bieber”, Travis Scott’s “SICKO MODE”, Future and Drake’s “Life Is Good”, Drake’s “Rich Flex w/ 21 Savage” and “Toosie Slide”, Megan Thee Stallion’s “Savage Remix (feat. Beyoncé), Justin Bieber’s “Sorry”, and The Kid LAROI & Justin Bieber’s “Stay”.