Music2Deal News

Wanted: Custom trailer music for a new gaming music library based in LA. - Mar 4, 2024
Mikael Frithiof (Music Producer, Breaking Records- Los Angeles, United States) is at the lookout for composers and trailer music that could be placed to game trailers and movie trailers.
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It's a non exclusive deal. Music needs to be in stems and approx at least 1 min long. All styles are welcome but the classic Trailer buildup is preferred.

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Feature: Dr. Music Promotion (music PR agency, Germany) - Feb 28, 2024
Dr. Music Promotion is the music PR agency with distribution label, booking agency, management department and publisher specialized in Pop, Rock and Metal!
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True to the motto ‘Medicine for your ears | The all-round carefree service for bands, artists and labels’, Dr. Music Promotion offers a wide spectrum of services in the music industry, and they are established for a long-time experience in the entertainment business and the creative accomplishment of worldwide cross-media PR campaigns since 2006. Dr. Music Promotion covers the whole range of print, online, radio, playlist, TV and tour promotion and offer targeted social advertising campaigns. Actual they are looking for talented (emerging) bands, artists and songwriters wanted

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Music2Deal Receives Minor Update Today - Feb 21, 2024
Certain members may have already noticed the updated areas. This enhancement is designed to strengthen Music2Deal's international network.
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Additionally, we will leverage the new map to unveil a surprising new tool in our upcoming update, scheduled to roll out in the coming months.

Featured Song Offer: Angel´s web - Feb 20, 2024
Country song "Angel's Web" performed by Christine Corless - British, German and American collab.
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adMeyer (music) and O'Brien (lyrics) go country with an energetic song about true love when you least expect it. About comfort for a broken heart and, of course, hope. Superbly produced by Thomas Kirschler and featuring a fresh new voice from Nashville: Christine Corless.

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Business Feature: John Katana HSC (Showbiz Info Ltd, Kenya) - Feb 12, 2024
John is the founder and CEO of Showbiz Info Limited, an events company that has ventured into music publishing.
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John is also a Kenyan musician and leader of Kenya’s legendary band – Them Mushrooms which is known for its global hit song Kenya Hakuna Matata – (a.k.a. Jambo Bwana/ Hakuna Matata) amongst many others. Katana is a singer-songwriter, music producer, unionist and mentor. He is a board member of Kenya’s biggest CMO – the Music Copyright Society of Kenya (MCSK), board member of the Recording Industry of Kenya (RIKE) and founder member of the Kenya Musicians Union (Ke-MU) of which he is the General Secretary. In 2010, Katana was awarded the Head of State Commendation (HSC) title by the late Kenyan president H.E. Mwai Kibaki for his contribution to the Kenyan music industry.

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Feature: Metrophon Distribution AG buys your catalog with master rights - Feb 6, 2024
Metrophon Distribution AG has been very successful in the music business for over 40 years. Metrophon Distribution AG is part of the metrophon group and was created from many individual companies, making it one of the largest online distributors in Europe today.
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Metrophon Distribution AG sells over 4 million products on iTunes, Amazon & Co, and also has the ability to publish physical recordings worldwide and sell them commercially. They also regularly publish their own products (with a focus on strategic marketing) on their own labels, which can always be found in the international charts. Check the criteria which must be met via the link below.

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Free tickets to the ScreenxScreen online Music and Tech Conference ! - Feb 1, 2024
Music2Deal UK representative has a limited number of free tickets to the ScreenxScreen online Music and Tech Conference taking place from February 6th to 8th. If you require a ticket please email him on the M2D internal system. Free tickets available on a first come first served basis.
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SCREENxSCREEN (Online Conference) Feb 6 - 8 2024 http://www.screenxscreen.com 3 Days/75+ Speakers/25 Sessions/B2Bs/Breakouts and more, Join SCREENxSCREEN for a tech-infused experience, uncovering the latest industry trends and winning strategies. Connect with a dynamic community of like-minded individuals and propel your music career forward. Immerse yourself in cutting-edge technology and explore the ethical side of AI in the music industry. Your journey to the next level starts here! Richard: ALSO! They will have a chance to network and meet with speakers and other attendees

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Featured Member: Ansgar Glade (Publishing, Label, Promotion) Hamburg, Germany - Jan 30, 2024
Ansgar Glade started in music business in 1994 by running an international record label and publishing company.
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Presently, Inhouse Labels boasts ownership of Chateau-Lala, My Proud Mountain, and La Pochette Surprise—a Publishing edition as well. Since 2001, comprehensive promotional services have been extended through the agency Community Promotion.

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Featured Member: Rolf Schroeder Music & Sport Consulting (Germany) - Jan 23, 2024
Rolf Schroeder, who once launched an eyewear collection for TABALUGA, became a music and artist manager over 20 years ago.
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He can refer to a wide range of sophisticated sponsorship projects with national and international artists, DJ Bobo, the Count of UNHEILIG, Joey Kelly and presenter and entertainer Daniel Aminati, among many others. Rolf has also extended his work to the TV sector and built up an impressive network with television professionals. Whether at the WOK World Cup, Stockcar Race, Autoball World Cup, Schlag den Star, 5 gegen Jauch, ZDF Fernsehgarten, Pool Champions, Carmen Nebel, Drei nach Neun or many other well-known German formats.

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Featured Song Offer: IT’S COLDER - Jan 18, 2024
“IT’S COLDER“ is the new song from Tom Civic. Produced and remixed by Award Winning Producer & Songwriter Tony Catania (“Scatman”)
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Cery cool vibes that will immediately cast a spell over you.

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Featured Member: Seidu Iddrisu, CEO West Night Publishing – Johannesburg, South Africa - Jan 9, 2024
West Night Publishing is a dynamic and innovative music publishing company focused on nurturing talent and promoting the vibrant music scene in Africa.
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Focused on Africa, Seidu is offering with his West Night Publishing team a range of tailored services to support our artists’ creative and commercial endeavors. From copyright administration and royalty collection to licensing and sync placements, we leverage our expertise and extensive network to maximize the exposure and revenue potential of our artists’ music.

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Featured Member: Vinny Ribas (Management Indie Connect and Cartne, Nashville - United States - Jan 2, 2024
Viny is the CEO of Indie Connect (artist management and consulting) and Cartne (music business education).
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He has been a full time musician, an artist manager, a booking agent, a songwriter and the Entertainment Director for the NV State Fair. He is a published author and has written hundreds of articles on success as an indie artist. Vinny also speaks at music industry conferences.

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Happy New Year! - Dec 27, 2023
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 2024. So enjoy your time and let´s go for a successful and healthy 2024! Your Music2Deal Team

Happy Holidays, Music2Deal Members! - Dec 19, 2023
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 to stay informed about music offers and requests from business friends. Thank you for sharing our idea and being one of more than 17,000 music professionals actively using Music2Deal! Enjoy a peaceful and memorable holiday season. Cheers!

Creative Ways for Musicians to Earn More - Dec 19, 2023
Article by Courtney Rosenfeld who started Gig Spark to be a resource and the first step for people who are looking to join the gig economy, either to supplement their income or as a way to fulfill their dreams of becoming an entrepreneur."
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In the symphony of life, musicians often grapple with the discordant note of financial unpredictability. This song of struggle necessitates an exploration of diverse revenue streams to ensure a harmonious career in music. If you’re a musician looking for ways to earn more money, this guide shared below by The Music2Deal Blog can help. The Digital Stage The internet has truly evolved into a global stage, providing musicians ...

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Featured Member: Vicky von Knorring (Management, Wild Magenta Media, London - United Kingdom) - Dec 12, 2023
Vicky has been involved with the music industry for decades. She started by directing and producing music videos for Universal, Sony BMG and HMC.
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Today her focus is on Music related TV series, Documentaries and Content. She also works as artist liaison and has a proven success in artist development. She has helped many artists to reach the UK Official Club Charts and kick start music careers.

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Music2Deal is looking for a representative in Spain - Dec 5, 2023
As the music business is a people´s business we act locally for the benefit from an international music network. Therefore, we build an international network of representatives for Music2Deal. We have more than 15 representatives worldwide but so far none for Spain.
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If you are interested or if you know a trustful person or company who might be interested, I would be glad if you could contact me. You will find further information via the link and if you have any questions please let me know. Thanks! Mario Christiani CEO Music2Deal

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Digitizing analogue tapes: why and how - Dec 5, 2023
There are vast amounts of recordings out there that in some cases are musical or historical treasure troves. Labels that go back beyond 30 years or so might have material that is just begging to be either re-mastered for streaming or fully remixed for commercial release.
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As Ben Schwag, a producer that is currently digitizing work performed by Johnny Guitar Watson, Sly Stone and George Clinton says, “Is the time right for a 90s revival? If so, the recordings are most likely packed away on tape somewhere in a storage room.” Schwag notes a number of reasons that people ask to digitize and/or restore magnetic tapes: • To make your music assets available in a digital format (Spotify, advertising etc) • The need to be able to mix ....

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Featured Member: Volkan Gücer - Nov 28, 2023
Muzikal Productions & Entertainment (Cologne/Germany – Istanbul/Turkey)
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Volkan Gücer composing career spans over 32 years with more than 40 titles of TV series and films, also numerous jingles and music for shorts and documentaries. He had been a part of the Turkish Collecting Society MSG's board of directors for duties of Accounting and International Affairs for 6 years and took part in VG-Werbung & Musik mbH as Vice President of the Advisory Board. Muzikal Productions & Entertainment have licensed numerous pop and world tracks in compilations throughout Europe from our great repertoire from Turkey, Bulgaria, Romania, Albania, Macedonia, Pakistan and Russia and they have produced various multinational projects with popular artists around the globe.

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Direct to FanDirect to Fan: How QJAM is Pioneering the D2C Music RevolutionDirect to Fan - Nov 22, 2023
Amidst the rapidly changing music industry, where Direct-to-Fan (D2F) or Direct-to-Consumer (D2C) connections are increasingly vital, QJAM stands out as a groundbreaking platform.
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This article explores QJAM’s transformative impact on the D2C approach, offering artists unique ways to connect with their fans during festive seasons, tours, album launches, and downtimes to create new revenue channels and better monetize superfans. In partnership with Music2Deal, QJAM is excited to offer an exclusive discount and a generous commission for events driven by Music2Deal members.

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Featured Member on Music2Deal.com: Jérôme Cosniam (Lalouline Publishing, France) - Nov 21, 2023
Jérôme Cosniam is the CEO of Lalouline Publishing and represents a varied catalogue of more than 1200 titles, ideal for Music Supervisor research. With more than 16 years of experience on the French territory Lalouline an ideal partner to represent catalogues for sub-publishing in France.
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Beside protection of works, copyright, verification of SACEM statements, radio, TV, internet and press broadcasts Lalouline Publishing also offers its artists digital distribution services, and distribution to media libraries. Lalouline's role is to support artists in their development and professionalization.

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Featured Member: Allen Johnston - Industry Consultant, USA (Capital, EMI America, Sony) - Nov 14, 2023
Allen consults new and existing entertainment businesses, increasing their revenue streams while making them technically astute.
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With over four decades of progressive experience in all aspects of music product development, licensing, sales, promotion and distribution for national and international markets, he has worked with labels including Ariola, Arista, Capital, EMI America, Fantasy, Island, K-Tel, Mercury, Sony, Stax and Warner Bros. Records. As Industry Consultant, he provides business operations back office services for many music industry clients. Independent labels and publishers rely upon his expertise in the areas of publishing administration, licensing, royalty recovery, business affairs, label operation, business administration and the digital marketplace.

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Music2Deal is looking for a representative in France - Nov 8, 2023
As the music business is a people´s business we act locally for the benefit from an international music network. Therefore, we build an international network of representatives for Music2Deal. We have more than 15 representatives worldwide but so far none for France.
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If you are interested or if you know a trustful person or company who might be interested, I would be glad if you could contact me. You will find further information via the link and if you have any questions please let me know. Thanks! Mario Christiani CEO Music2Deal

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Interview with Award Winning singer/songwriter Andy Penkow - Oct 30, 2023
Join us for an exclusive interview with award-winning Australian singer/songwriter, Andy Penkow. With 8 No.1 hits on Australian Country Radio Charts and an album that soared to No.3 on the ARIA Charts, Andy's music is taking the world by storm. Discover the artist behind the accolades as he shares his journey, recent Golden Guitar Award nomination, and the story behind his chart-topping tracks. Don't miss out on this intimate conversation with a rising star in the music industry. Stay tuned!
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Music2Deal: Tell us a bit about yourself? Andy: I am an Australian Singer/Songwriter from a small town in Sussex Inlet, New South Wales. I would consider myself to be a contemporary, americana country artist with a bluesy, soulful voice. I grew up surrounded by different styles of music, heavily influenced by my grandmother who was a professional opera singer, and my mother’s collection of classics including Dolly Parton, Elvis Presley and Neil Young. Music2Deal: Why do you think your kind of music will do well internationally? Andy: My music is all about the storytelling and the emotions. A representation of my travels and life experiences. I believe my music transcends through languages, borders and differences and can be relatable on many different levels. My songs have charted Top 5 in four different countries, Australia, USA, UK and Canada, and my 4th studio album, scheduled for release in ...

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Featured Member: Fernando Fazzari (Montevideo, Uruguay) - Oct 24, 2023
Fernando Fazzari is the owner of MFM Plus, (Music, Film, Management PLUS) a one-stop music curator and supervision, also represent and develop new artists from all over Latin America.
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He is a member of LARAS (LATIN GRAMMYS) among other award shows, also he is a recipient of the AMP award given by ASCAP for his work and dedication to the promotion of LATIN ROCK in the US.

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