Storm Rekordz is a dynamic and established independent record company. Our mission is to develop new young talent in South Africa as well as globally.
Our vision is to exceed the expectations of our artists, clients and the public by delivering a fully comprehensive experience, whilst providing excellent assistance and service to create quality products of value for all the users and creators of music.
Founded by the acclaimed songwriter Mel Botes and launched in 2008, SR focuses on bringing a new dimension to the music we consume.
Mel Botes was born in Klerksdorp and inherited his musical ability from his father. Mel made his memorable debut on the local music scene in 1998. In 2001 he won the Geraas Music Award for his album “Oomblik van Waansin” as the Best Songwriter in Afrikaans.
Over the last decade, SR has produced many products for artists including Mauritz Lotz, Piet Botha, Robin Auld, Albert Frost, Nathan Smith, Valliant Swart, Marcato, 1925 Band, Mel Botes, Schalk van der Merwe, Ghapi, Simon Orange, Bianca Le Grange, Adam, John Delenger, Ses Snare, just to name a few.
Based in Cape Town and Pretoria, SR provides a number of services which include producing, marketing, publishing, distribution, radio & television promotion, publicity and digital distribution strategy. SR aims to become a leading stalwart in the industry.