Business Of Indie: Label News From Trapped Animal, Extra Mile, Om, Rostrum, Sugar, French Exit & Much More

In this edition of the Business Of Indie we share news from labels Trapped Animal, Extra Mile, Om, Rostrum, Sugar, French Exit and much more along with news from every sector. Continue reading

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New Board At Global Indie Music Trade Group WIN

WIN (Worldwide Independent Network) has named its new board of directors. Five new directors join the global indie music trade group. The new WIN directors are Francesca Trainini of Italian. Continue reading

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AWAL Names Pete Giberga Head A&R North America

AWAL has hired Pete Giberga as Head of A&R, North America based in Kobalt’s New York office. Giberga comes to AWAL from 300 Entertainment, where he was EVP and Head. Continue reading

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Charles Caldas (Merlin) Talks Streaming Growth [INTERVIEW]

In advance of his imminent departure from the independent music rights licensing agency Merlin, Charles Caldas sat down to chat about his time at the fourth largest basket of music. Continue reading

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BUSINESS OF INDIE: Concord Acquires Victory • Inside Indies Transgressive, Crunchy Frog, 577 • More

FRIDAY 10.4.19 Music Business News From Around The Web Updated continuously under the More News tab

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BUSINESS OF INDIE: Major Label Kool-Aid • R.I.P. Keith Case • AIM Awards Winners • More

In this new edition of the Business Of Indie, two top indie execs caution against drinking the major label Kool-Aid, Nashville agent Keith Case passes, the UK's Association Of Independent. Continue reading

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Re-Recording Restrictions: A Glossary Of Industry Terms [Chris Castle]

In light of news that Taylor Swift plans to re-record the majority of her previous catalog, we share an in-depth look at the restrictions and allowances in contracts between an. Continue reading

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BUSINESS OF INDIE: Astral People Launches • The Orchard Revealed • Zebralution Acquires EMS • More

In this week's Business Of Indie, Indie label Astral People launches, The Orchard's Chief Operating Officer Colleen Theis tells all, distributor Zebrulation acquires its technical service provider Encoding Management Service. Continue reading

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Merlin Paid Indie Labels $1 Billion In Last 18 Months

Global independent digital rights agency Merlin announced the findings of its 2019 Membership Report & Survey at A2IM Indie Week on Tuesday, The report revealed 63% year-on-year increase in member. Continue reading

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Will I See You In NYC At A2IM Indie Week June 17-20?

UPDATED: American Association Of Independent Music's annual Indie Week invades New York City on June 17 – 20. The usually very smart team at A2IM have foolishly invited me to. Continue reading

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