Music2Deal News

New Music2Deal Video! - May 21, 2024
Discover why music professionals should join the ultimate platform for the music industry! Our latest video, “Music2Deal - a LinkedIn for music professionals?”, is out now!
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See how Music2Deal offers more than a typical business network. Find out why Music2Deal is the right place for you in just 1 minute. Watch Now!

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Feature: Frank Greenfield (Grammy nominated, award winning Producer and performer from Los Angeles, USA) - May 14, 2024
Frank is a Multi-Platinum, Grammy nominated Guitarist and performer... Lead vocalist/guitarist/producer of The Family of Funk, former member of The Gap Band and Side Effect...
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Producer@Universal Music. LA Studio Musician, formally studied in Classical and Jazz. Gold and Platinum Records for Universal Music, Interscope,Blackground and Musicworld Entertainment. Hit songwriter and creative producer with consistent catalog for TV and Film, Publishing administered by Missing Link Music. Actual he is looking for International remixers for the hit song “EITM feat: LISO” performed by The Family of Funk.

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New Brazilian Music2Deal Representative - May 6, 2024
We are happy to announce and welcome TON CHALART who joins the Music2Deal family as our representative for Brazil. You will find some introduction words from TON on our Music2Deal Blog.
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Ton wrote about his background and how he got involved in music and Music2Deal.

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Feature: Murat Ozturk (Composer & Booking Agency, France) - Apr 30, 2024
Murat Ozturk is a well-known composer from France. In parallel with his artistic career, he founded an artist booking company, MÖZARTS (established in 2017, based in Luxembourg, with an additional office in France.), which quickly evolved to include music production as well. This company quickly expanded into a music production company specializing in the soul, jazz, pop, and R&B genres .
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Recognized for his versatile talent, Murat Öztürk is regularly sought after to collaborate with other artists as a producer, composer, and session musician. His diverse influences, ranging from classic jazz to the latest pop trends, are reflected in his work. He also collaborates regularly with image synchronization agencies. Among his recent projects, Murat Öztürk collaborated with German-Romanian singer Jeannette Dalia Curta as a producer and composer for her latest EP. He is also currently working on the album for Gabonese singer Marie Ossagantsia.

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Feature: Steven Masur (Speaker, Advisor and Attorney from New York, United States) - Apr 23, 2024
Steve Masur has over 30 years of experience advising companies on corporate, intellectual property, and strategic issues. He has a deep background in technology, media, and entertainment and much more.
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Steven Masur have worked on a wide variety of digital music services from 1994 until the present, including such companies as Shazam, eMusic, TheOrchard, Warner Music Group and others. He has also done a lot of record deals directly, including most recently Wonkers, a new project from Max Frost. He presents a number of artists, including Idgy Dean, and Courtesy Tier. He lecture frequently on rights issues and digital music opportunities including at MIDEM, SXSW, and at Unversitat Krems in Austria. His most immediate value for his clients relates to his experience with digital music services, blockchain, and new sorts of rights issues.

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Feature: Manfred Holz (Record Label, cap-sounds musicpublishing & production, Germany) - Apr 16, 2024
CAP – Sounds is a music production & publishing company with an affiliated label, based in Hofheim (near Frankfurt) - launched in 1989 by Manfred Holz (Managing Director).
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Mainly active in the pop & dance music sector with crossover potential and very effective with several chart successes in various countries and active in producing & publishing songs for Eurovision (24 Final participations at ESC) and has been responsible as the label for many artists including Fabrizio Faniello, Claudia Faniello, SANAVÉ, George McCrae, B.V.S.M.P., Mosquito Headz, Robotnico, Cosmix, Miriam Christine, Safura, Lupuz, Serhat and many more ......

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Feature:Alessandro Porcella (Publisher - PA74 Music, Italy) - Apr 10, 2024
Created in Voghera (PV) - Italy in 2004 on the initiative of Music Producer and Composer Alessandro Porcella, PA74Music Publishing is a 100% Independent Music Publisher based in Italy with worldwide reach.
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As well as performing an intense publishing activity, to develop new promotional strategies for your own catalog, new services for the music industry combined with the artistic and managerial training for the new generation of talents and professionals in the music business. An attentive and dynamic team makes PA74 Music a reference point for all the inhabitants of the planet music. Alessandro is also Artistic Director of the Italian Music Festival "Videofestival Live"

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Feature: Claudio Girardi (Ginguba Records/Zooparky Inc, Rio de Janeiro – Brazil) - Apr 3, 2024
Claudio Girardi has accumulated multicultural and multi professional experience in advertising, cinema and music production.
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Claudio has received numerous awards in Brazil and abroad in countless works for advertising and cinema. You surely have already heard one of his creations in Brazil or abroad, because some of Claudio's clients include major advertising agencies such as: Maccann Erickson, Almap BBDO, WBrazil, Leo Burnett, Salles, FNazca. He has also worked for clients like Coca Cola, Pepsi, Honda, General Motors, Volvo, Gatorade, Nike, Nissan, Dodge, Sadia, Philips, Samsung, EA Games, O Estado de São Paulo, Johnson & Johnson, Volkswagen, Fiat, among many others. Girardi has sold more than 300,000 CD s in newstands and has worked with various national and international artists.

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Feature: Gregor Minnig (Green Publishing, Berlin – Germany) - Mar 27, 2024
Green Publishing is part of the network of Jewel Management and can use the entire portfolio of a modern and creative artist management. Jewel was established in 1999 centered around a love for music. Dedicated to quality sound, they manage artists who have a distinct and creative mind. They’ have worked with artists Anna Loos, Silly, In Extremo, Warren Suicide, Heyday, Jacob Brass, NTS & Royseven. Today, they are managing Rea Garvey and Leif Bent.
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Green Publishing has a passion for its artists and songwriters, cares about their development and advancement and is a competent contact in all situations of the music business.

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Check out Music2Deal's Blog: Meet 5 Top Music Industry Figures! - Mar 19, 2024
Music2Deal has just released its latest blog feature, showcasing five of the industry's most captivating music professionals from Music2Deal.
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With years of experience as publishers, managers, A&R and more, these seasoned professionals come highly recommended. Visit the blog and find out more about these top 5 personalities from Music2Deal.

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Check out Music2Deal's Blog: Meet 5 Influential Music Industry Figures! - Mar 18, 2024
Music2Deal has just released its latest blog feature, showcasing five of the industry's most captivating music professionals from Music2Deal.
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With years of experience as publishers, managers, A&R and more, these seasoned professionals come highly recommended. Stay tuned to discover the insights and expertise these industry veterans bring to the table!

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Feature: Philip Israel (Company Owner of Possum Records & Publishing, Australia) - Mar 12, 2024
The Independent Australian record and publishing company Possum Records has been around for some 40 years. A very successful artist representation including Ace of Base ….
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…Depeche Mode, Black Sabbath, Nick Cave, Erasure, Twenty 4 Seven, Sinitta, Boris Gardiner, Bomb The Bass, S'Express, The Timelords, Pop Will Eat Itself, Jigsaw, Michael Damian, Blue Mink, Black Lace, Rik Wakeman, Chris Farlowe, Nomad, Stars on 45, Judas Priest, Jive Bunny, Captain Hollywood Project, Technotronic, KLF, The Farm, Ronnie Wood, Melanie Safka, Janis Ian, Glen Campbell, Marc Bolan & T Rex, Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds, Jonathan Richmond, The Korgis, Bizarre Inc, Kevin Johnson, SCRA, DL Bobo, Jim Keays, Smart E's, Jon English, T-Spoon, Gilbert O'Sullivan, The Cockroaches, Toto Coelo, HeeBeeGeeBees, Doug Parkinson, Francis Lai, Ian Dury, Reg Livermore, Golden Earring, Steve Marriott, Shocking Blue, Manfred Man's Earth Band, Kittie, Toni Visconti, Tom Waits, Sex Pistols, Denny Laine, Toni Basil, Possum Records is looking for new artists as well as back catalogue material

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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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El representante de Music2deal en el Reino Unido, Irlanda y Malta, Richard Rogers, estará en Barcelona, España, del 12 a - Jan 4, 2024
El día 12 estará en el barrio Gótico para reunirse con todos los miembros de Music2deal o miembros potenciales para una reunión Music2deal en un lugar adecuado por confirmar. Ofrecerá ayuda y consejos gratuitos sobre la industria musical a todo aquel que tenga alguna pregunta.
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Además, Richard buscará hablar con cualquier miembro que pueda estar interesado en asumir la representación de Music2deal España como socio español. Actualmente, Music2deal está representada en más de 30 territorios de todo el mundo. Esta invitación está abierta tanto a socios como a no socios de Music2deal, así que por favor corran la voz y Richard espera verles el día 12 (viernes) a las 6pm. Si alguno de nuestros miembros españoles puede sugerir un bar adecuado en el Barrio Gótico sería muy apreciado. Animado pero no demasiado ruidoso. Richard puede ser enviado por correo electrónico en uk@music2deal.com o mientras que en España disponible en +49 15781053121. Está deseando conoceros a todos.

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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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