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{{#invoke:Infobox|infobox}} Razor & Tie is a New York-based corporation founded in 1990 by Cliff Chenfeld and Craig Balsam.<ref>"Label Profile: Razor & Tie". Alternative Press #280 (November 2011), p. 36.</ref> The company encompasses a record label with major label distribution (Sony Music Entertainment and Sony-owned RED Distribution), a home video company, a media buying company, a music publishing business, a marketing, promotion and sales team, and a direct marketing operation.<ref>Label Profile at Allaboutjazz.com. Accessed October 23, 2007.</ref>

Razor & Tie represents musicians producing music in folk, dance, metal, pop, rock, soul and world genres. Razor & Tie rose into prominence with its Kidz Bop compilations, which features children singing the latest chart-topping hits, only with child-friendly lyrics.<ref>Kidz Bop Kicks off 80 City Concert Tour. New York Post, October 5, 2007. Accessed October 23, 2007.</ref>

In 2014, the company announced the creation of its new imprint, Washington Square. The imprint's roster includes The Hold Steady, Born Cages, and Deaf Havana.<ref>{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=web }}</ref>


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