Rodolfo Castillo is one of the most successful Latin producers, songwriter and publisher who during the last ten years co-found and established Insignia Music with his long time friend producer K.C. Porter. Insignia Music was created in 1993 as a joint venture with Famous Music/VIACOM, achieving continuing success with tracks on such multi platinum albums as Santana’s Supernatural ("Primavera"), Ricky Martin’s “Vuelve” and “A Medio Vivir”, plus songs recorded by such top selling Latin artists as Marc Anthony, Christian Castro, Kabah, Ednita Nazario, India, Oscar D’Leon, Paulina Rubio, DLG and Yolandita Monge.
In 1997, Rodolfo Castillo joined forces with Warner Chappell Music and created Radio Vox Corporation. “We started as an independent label with the vision of discovering, developing and signing new talent by recording artists from the Latin American alternative rock genre” recalled Rodolfo. “It was a wonderful experience knowing that within the Miami scene we were pioneers of the Alternative Latin Rock Movement”.
The success of such vision opened doors for bands like: Fulano de Tal, Bohemia Suburbana, Bacilos, Circo, Volumen Cero, Angel Lopez (from Son by Four), and top writers like Alfredo Matheus, Elsten Torres, Grammy award winner Jorge Villamizar (from Bacilos) and Brendan Buckly who songs have been recorded by multi platinum artist like Shakira (Laundry Service).
Rodolfo Castillo who formed Castillo Music Productions in 1991 is well respected by producers, writers, artist, publishers and the A&R community for his ability to discover and develop promising new artists and writers.
Rodolfo’s achievements have led him to work with publishing executive, Ivan Alvarez, at Universal Music Group. “I’ve know Ivan since he was director of membership at ASCAP back in 1990” said Castillo, “and it’s rewarding that today we are partners and we enjoy seeing the charts rock with hit artists like: Chayanne, Ricky Martin, Alexander Pires, Paulina Rubio (Border Girl), Ricardo Montaner, Carlos Baute, MDO, among many others, and the accomplishment and success of writers like Yasmil Marrufo, Marc Durandeau and Sacha Nairobi”.
Currently, Rodolfo Castillo joined forces with respected music Connoisseur and partner Entrepreneur, Gregory Elias; both just launch “Talent Beach Music, their new record and publishing company.
“Our goal is to establish a solid record, management and publishing company that will concentrate all their sources in the discovering, developing and signing of new talent”, Rodolfo explains. “We’re confident that Talent Beach Music will bring continuous success to our growing US/Latin market by doing what nobody else is doing” explained Castillo.