Music2Deal News

Interview with Ikill Orion - Jan 19, 2021
“If David Bowie & Grace Jones spawned a love child” – Music Week
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International acclaimed artist Ikill Orion has worked with multiple Grammy Winners including icons Jay-Z, Punk-Funk legends Fishbone & Super-Producer Nile Rodgers (Madonna, David Bowie, & Duran Duran). The ascending Orion star, Ikill has been featured on BBC Radio, (UK) Music Week, MTV & in Billboard Magazine (2x). As a global lifestyle brand (music, fashion, tv/film, tech) & tour-de-force …..

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Spotlight: New Feature - Member Proposals - Jan 12, 2021
We simply want to see our members get the most so that they don´t miss business opportunities.
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Therefore, we provide individual proposals to our members. For example, an artist without an artist offer or a publisher without a song offer will automatically receive reminders (via email and on their dashboard) that it would be beneficial to post an artist/song offer. We also inform members if they have enough credits for a free upgrade.
2,000+ Members on our LinkedIn Group - Jan 6, 2021
We are happy to announce that we have now more than 2,000 members on our Music2Deal LinkedIn group.
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We use this group to promote Music2Deal members and their music offers and wants as well as Music2Deal news. Have a look at the group via the link below.

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Happy New Year! - Dec 28, 2020
Music2Deal celebrates the New Year with you.
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We hope we can play a part in making those New Year's wishes come true and help you create the connections which make those deals happen for you in 2021. A new update in March will improve Music2Deal so that you will gain even more benefits. So enjoy your time and let´s GO BIG for a successful and healthy 2021! Your Music2Deal Team
Happy Holidays, Music2Deal Members! - Dec 21, 2020
Music2Deal wishes you the very best for the holiday season.
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We're happy that you're part of our quality business network and that you realize how important it is in those special times to stay informed about music offers and requests from business friends. Thank you for sharing our idea and being one of more than 10,000 music professionals actively using Music2Deal! Enjoy a peaceful holiday season and stay safe and healthy Your Music2deal Team
Did you miss Music2Deal’s video chat with Allen Johnson - THE MUSIC SPECIALIST? - Dec 14, 2020
For anyone who missed our video chat with Allen Johnston:
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Allen is a well-known music industry consultant in the USA. Peter Fosso, Music2Deal US representative and founder of Global Music Project, talked with Allen about the advice he offers his clients on an international level. They also discussed changes in the music industry and the next challenges for the future. Important information for anyone in the music industry. Check out the link below

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This Thursday: VIP Video Talk with Allen Johnston (U.S. Music Industry Consultant) - Dec 9, 2020
Allen - THE MUSIC SPECIALIST is a well-known music industry consultant in the USA. So, don´t miss the VIP Video Talk with him.
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Allen Johnston has worked with labels including Ariola, Arista, Capital, EMI America, Fantasy, Island, K-Tel, Mercury, Sony, Stax, and Warner Bros. Records. The Video talk will be happen this Thursday, Dec 10th at 9am PST / 12 noon EST / 6 pm CET. You can join the VIP Video Talk via this link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83243535654

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December 6th to 12th: Holiday Special with VIP music professionals - Dec 2, 2020
Getting in contact with other music business professionals is becoming more important than ever – especially since you can do it virtually. And we want to make this part of your work easier, so we’re now offering you, as a Holiday Special, an upgrade to get an additional 3 months for free (offer valid from December 6th to 12th).
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Network & create new business opportunities with VIP music professionals like: • Lorenzo al Dino (Producer - Kylie Minogue, Tom Jones, Tina Turner) • Allen Johnston - Industry Consultant, USA (Capital, EMI America, Sony) • Tony Catania (Award winning producer, i.e. Scatman John) • John Toso (Publisher, Italian Ways) • Stuart Epps (Producer - Led Zeppelin, Elton John, Chris Rea) So log in to Music2Deal in this period and click on our special offer (marked in red) to use this limited-time opportunity and benefit from our Premium Memberships.
Master your networking skills in the music business. - Dec 1, 2020
Catch the livestream interview with Mario Christiani, the Founder of Music2Deal, the music business network.
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Don't miss this! Mario of Music2Deal was interviewed recently by Dan BG from Show4me, the all-in-one music-oriented ecosystem for musicians, music lovers and industry professionals. See the livestream interview here at https://www.instagram.com/tv/CH0eeWajS5r/

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Join us for a special VIP Video (Zoom) talk with Allen Johnston (U.S. Music Industry Consultant) - Nov 23, 2020
Join us for a special VIP Video (Zoom) talk with Allen Johnston (U.S. Music Industry Consultant) on Dec 10th at 9am PST / 12 noon EST / 6 pm CET.
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Allen Johnston - THE MUSIC SPECIALIST is a well-known music industry consultant in the USA, consulting new and existing entertainment businesses, helping them to increase their revenue streams and make them technically astute. With over four decades of progressive experience in all aspects of music product development, licensing, sales, promotion and distribution for national and international markets, Allen has worked with labels including Ariola, Arista, Capital, EMI America, Fantasy, Island, K-Tel, Mercury, Sony, Stax, and Warner Bros. Records. Peter Fosso, Music2Deal US representative and founder of several music companies, including Global Music Project.org, will talk with Allen about his start in the music business and the advice he offers his clients on an international level. They'll also discuss changes in the music industry and the next challenges for the future. Here is the link to join this VIP Video Talk: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83243535654

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Did you miss Music2Deal's video chat with legendary producer, Stuart Epps? - Nov 16, 2020
For everybody who missed the VIP talk with Stuart Epps can watch this VIP talk.
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Stuart shares his studio stories about Elton John, Jimmy Page, Robbie Williams, and more, and includes insider knowledge and insights about a special time in music history. Check out the link below

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This Thursday: Video Talk with Stuart Epps (Led Zeppelin…) - Nov 11, 2020
Don´t miss the VIP Video Talk with UK producer Stuart Epps, know from his work with Led Zeppelin, Elton John, Chris Rea and many more stars.
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The Video talk will be happen this Thursday, the 12th of November at 6 pm (CET) You can join the VIP Video Talk via this link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83056141019

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Video talk with the famous Stuart Epps (Led Zeppelin, Elton John, Chris Rea) - Nov 4, 2020
VIP Video talk with the famous UK producer Stuart Epps (Led Zeppelin, Elton John, Chris Rea) on the 12th of November at 6 pm (CET/German time)
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Stuart Epps is a British record producer and audio engineer. Since 1967, he has worked with Elton John, Led Zeppelin, Oasis, Twisted Sister, Nine Lies, Bill Wyman, Kiki Dee, George Harrison, Robbie Williams, Mark Owen, Paul Weller, Cliff Richard, Bad Company, Barry White and Chris Rea. He has contributed to or has been associated with hard rock records by such bands as Twisted Sister, Wishbone Ash, Bad Company, Vandenberg, The Firm, Jagged Edge UK and Shooting Star. Richard Rogers (Music2Deal UK representative and former A&R at Warner) will talk with Stuart about his great career in the music business and about his latest updates. Stuart is an Ambassador of Music2Deal. Here is the link to join this VIP Video Talk: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83056141019

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New Feature: Deactivate and Activate your Music Offers - Oct 28, 2020
With this new feature you can deactivate and activate your Music Offers.
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So it´s now possible to upload more music offers with your existing membership and choose what music offers you like to have available for other Music2Deal members.
Music2Deal announces partnership with Show4me - Oct 14, 2020
Show4me Music Interaction Network is an all-in-one music-oriented ecosystem for musicians, music lovers and industry professionals.
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The platform offers a collection of tools to run a solid music business via subscription earnings, music sales, and concert tickets. Show4me also offers off-the-moment tools of built-in online concert streaming and ticketing. For music pros who are looking to expand their revenue streams …

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TRENDS BRASIL CONFERENCE this year is going online! - Sep 29, 2020
Trends Brasil Conference offers Music2Deal members the chance to meet the global Brazilian music business in one place!
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Trends Brasil Conference is a community of music business entrepreneurs and professionals. Every year, they gather at Trends Brasil Conference, since 2016, to discuss traditional and most recent themes of the music world; to meet ….. Have a closer look what is all about at Trends Brasil Conference 2020 including a special offer for Music2Deal members.

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Interview with Lasse de Flon (Ambassador of Music2Deal) – Denmark - Sep 15, 2020
Music2Deal (M2D): Hi Lasse, please tell us a bit about yourself. Lasse de Flon: I’m an independent music publisher since 2001. Prior to I was among the chosen few people starting up Playground Music Scandinavia in Sweden, in 1999.
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Additionally, I was running the Swedish MNW Records Group in Oslo, Norway, and worked as a Label Manager for Mute Records UK. In 2002 I started my own label, in Copenhagen, Denmark. I’ve been working as a DJ since I was very young at 15, working in traditional Record Stores and playing instruments since I was a little boy, listening to The Stones, The Beatles on my fathers old AGA turntable in the early ’60s, and danced to the Disco and pierced my ear in the 70’s Punk eras. Played, recorded, mixed, produced music in studio and studied Music Business Foundation and Entrepreneurship at Berklee College Of Music, and more… M2D: Have you licensed your music / signed your artists internationally? Lasse: There are several international artists in my catalog, currently from the UK, Sweden, Denmark, USA, …

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Michael Zgarka (Ambassador of Music2Deal) is talking about Hitlab - Aug 18, 2020
Within the next few weeks HITLAB will launch an international Digital Emerging Artist Competition (DEAC) in partnership with some of the leading companies of the music industry including streamers, telcos, labels. Multi-platforms and our major multi-talented shareholder AKON.
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In spite of large investments in the industry, artificial Intelligence in music is still underdeveloped, but it does absolutely have the potential to transform A&R. At least, that’s what HITLAB – a company quietly making in-roads in this field – is suggesting. The Montreal-headquartered digital media and artificial intelligence company claims to be ‘revolutionizing the way entertainment content is discovered, produced and consumed’. The company’s Music Digital Nuance Analysis (DNA) tool is a patented technology that the company claims is able to predict the potential success of new and unknown songs and recommend playlists to music fans. “WE are ….

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Welcome to the Music2deal Mastering Service - Jul 1, 2020
Benefit from the special offer for every Music2deal member (1 free master until Friday July 31st 2020). An excellent opportunity to be among the first to use the new service, so don’t delay!!
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If you would like to get your material professionally mastered for an affordable price, please join the new Mastering Group below and David Jones from the Music2deal Mastering Service is happy to help you on your journey! https://music2deal.com/groups/mastering Read more about this new service in our Music2Deal Blog via the link below

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VIP Video talk with the famous producer Charles Foskett (Paul McCartney, Elvis Costello, Kim Wilde) - Jun 16, 2020
VIP Video talk with the famous producer Charles Foskett (Paul McCartney, Elvis Costello, Kim Wilde) at the 24th of June at 6 pm (CET)
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Charles is an immensely talented, very active and inspirational veteran record producer. He is an intuitive musical director and composer who will always succeed in lifting the creative game plan of the artist he is developing and helps to broaden the scope of the client’s marketplace. Charles’ wealth of experience comes from having worked in many areas of the music industry – As a “hands-on” record producer he has worked with a host of different artists throughout his career including two Beatles, Sir Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr and a Rolling Stone. Richard Roger (Music2Deal UK representative and former A&R at Warners) will talk with Charles about his great career in the music business and about his new album ‘Late Bloomer’. ‘I do like Foskett’s music and his interpretations – really interesting arrangements and great production – a great find!’ – Sting (2017) Charles is an Ambassador of Music2Deal. Here is the link to join this VIP Video Talk:https://tinyurl.com/y8fakv75 Profile of Charles Foskett on Music2Deal:

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VIP Video talk with John Toso (Italian Way Music) - Jun 3, 2020
VIP Video talk with John Toso (Italian Way Music) on the 10th of June at 6 pm (CET)
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John Toso is working as an A&R Director and Producer for the music publishing company, Italian Way Music in Milan. They enhance and promote new talents in the current music market, strongly influenced by digital. Music2Deal founder/CEO, Mario Christiani, joins the call and is sure John has a lot to tell about how he works with Italian Way on an international level. Here is the link to join this roundtable: https://tinyurl.com/ycj43ju9 Profile of John Toso

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Is Music2Deal any good? - May 26, 2020
Article by Christian Meyer-Pedersen (Songwriter, adMeyerMusic, Hamburg, Germany) Many musicians are constantly looking for good opportunities to get their music heard. And there are a lot of opportunities social media has in store for them.
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Platforms like Soundcloud, Bandcamp, Spotify and many more offer space for your songs. But once you’ve uploaded your stuff, what happens next? Obviously you can get in touch with fellow musicians, talk about your craft, get inspired and give other artist ratings for their work in order to get rated yourself. This is all very good and there is nothing to complain about. But there is one drawback and that’s a crucial one. The people you can connect with are mainly musicians like yourself. So you can ask yourself: Does that help me in any way to further my career as a musician? Maybe, if…

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Sync Cafe Chat with Mark Frieser and Mario Christiani - May 6, 2020
A talk with Mark Frieser (SyncSummit) with Music2Deal founder Mario Christiani in the Sync Café
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This chat is every day at 1PM ET to bring everyone together during the Coronavirus crisis to come together, speak about music, business and life. The SyncSummit group is a group for discussion of and information on music licensing, brands, original composition for visual media. This includes events, market research, updates and other details from SyncSummit and the industry as a whole. Review the talk via the link below.

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Interview with Maurits Dofferhoff the new representative for Music2Deal Netherlands - Apr 28, 2020
Interview with Maurits Dofferhoff the new representative for Music2Deal Netherlands and CEO of Made2Dance Records and Made2Dance Music Publishing by Mario Christiani (CEO, Music2Deal)
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Mario: Maurits you are the new exclusive representative of Music2Deal Netherlands. Please tell us more about your background in the music business and why you would represent Music2Deal in the Netherlands. Maurits: I’ve been working in the music industry for over 20 years now. Since my graduation ….

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Spotlight: New Feature - Additional Voting Credits - Apr 14, 2020
Now you can get more credits for voting or if your music offers are voted which you can use for a free Premium membership.
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The 10 Credits a member receives from voting will now be raised to 20 Credits. Moreover, a user receives now 4 Credits for each star (e.g. 5 stars = 20 Credits) he received by voting his music offers.