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Merlin Promotes Chaida Kapfunde to Director, Technology & Business Solutions

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Merlin, the world’s largest and most trusted digital licensing partner for independents, has promoted Chaida Kapfunde to Director, Technology & Business Solutions, now reporting directly to the CEO. Since 2017, Kapfunde has served as Merlin’s Head of Technology and Development, overseeing the organization’s needs in infrastructure and product development and overseeing the engineering team. As head of the department, he …

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Merlin Member Updates – FaroLatino

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In recent months, we’ve had the privilege to interview many of our members about the COVID-19 pandemic and how it has impacted the music ecosystem and their businesses. Even as our resilience is being tested, our members have pivoted their businesses and found new ways to support their artists. It’s been genuinely inspiring to hear about many of their successes. …

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Merlin Promotes Chris Tarbet to Director, Commercial Partnerships

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Merlin, the world’s largest and most trusted digital licensing partner for independents, is proud to announce the promotion of Chris Tarbet to Director, Commercial Partnerships. In his elevated position, Tarbet will lead the global team that supports and empowers Merlin members to maximize their opportunities with digital partners, driving incremental value to Merlin’s members from existing partners, as well as …

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Merlin Member Updates – Hopeless Records

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In recent months, we’ve had the privilege to interview many of our members about the COVID-19 pandemic and how it has impacted the music ecosystem and their businesses. Even as our resilience is being tested, our members have pivoted their businesses and found new ways to support their artists. It’s been genuinely inspiring to hear about many of their successes. …

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Merlin Welcomes Euphoria Media Group as a New Member

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Merlin is pleased to welcome 81 independent labels, distributors, and other rights-holders as new members in 2020. These new members, like all of Merlin’s membership, embody the spirit of independence. This is the second feature in a series to highlight Merlin’s new members. In March of 2020, Merlin welcomed Euphoria Media Group, a Hong Kong-based music distribution and media company …

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Merlin Member Updates – Aparataje

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In recent months, we’ve had the privilege to interview many of our members about the COVID-19 pandemic and how it has impacted the music ecosystem and their businesses. Even as our resilience is being tested, our members have pivoted their businesses and found new ways to support their artists. It’s been genuinely inspiring to hear about many of their successes. …

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Merlin Welcomes Many Hats Endeavors as a New Member

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Merlin is pleased to welcome 81 independent labels, distributors, and other rights-holders as new members in 2020. These new members, like all of Merlin’s membership, embody the spirit of independence. This is the first in a series to highlight Merlin’s new members.  Merlin is proud to welcome Many Hats Endeavors as a new member. Based out of Philadelphia, USA, Many …

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Merlin’s Celebrate Music Event

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If you missed our Celebrate Music event on January 13th, you can watch an event recap above, or watch a recording of the full event below. Thank you to our members, our digital partners, and our board for making this possible. Here’s to celebrating independent music throughout 2021 and beyond!

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Merlinメンバーになるためには

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We’re excited you’re interested in learning more about joining Merlin. In order to potentially qualify for membership, applicants need to satisfy the following requirements: Your digital rights are free from obligations to third parties. You must control your digital rights free from obligations to third parties like distributors or licensors. You can professionally deliver your content to digital music services.  …

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Merlinメンバーの更新–!K7

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In recent months, we’ve had the privilege to interview many of our members about the COVID-19 pandemic and how it has impacted the music ecosystem and their businesses. Even as our resilience is being tested, our members have pivoted their businesses and found new ways to support their artists. It’s been genuinely inspiring to hear about many of their successes. …

「メンバーの成功は私たちの成功です」:Merlinは、増加するメンバーに更なる価値を提供するために、新しいスタッフを迎えました

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2020 has been a dynamic year of challenges, innovation, and hard work for Merlin, the independent’s digital music licensing partner. In January, Merlin welcomed Jeremy Sirota as the new CEO from his prior role as a senior executive on the Facebook Music team. Jeremy has helped to guide Merlin through a year of evolution and expansion. As a digital-only company, …

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Tencent Music EntertainmentとMerlinが複数年のライセンス契約を更新

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Tencent Music Entertainment Group (Tencent Music or TME, NYSE: TME), the leading online music entertainment platform in China, and Merlin, the global digital rights agency for the world’s independents, jointly announced that the two parties have renewed their multi-year licensing and cooperation agreement. As part of the renewal, TME and Merlin will deepen their longstanding strategic partnership, explore ways to …

Merlin:2008年以来、刺激的な音楽を提供し続ける

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Written by Jeremy Sirota Independent music is provocative. It can be audacious, disruptive, and defiant. Independent music can shake you out of your comfort zone. It can rattle your assumptions. For myself, I’ve always been attracted to the provocateurs. Artists like Fugazi, Johnny Cash, Nirvana, The Stooges, and other rebels who cause us to think about the world in new ways. …

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Spotify、TikTokなどから「最もアーティストに友好的な条件を確保する」ためにAmuseがMerlinに加入

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Fast-growing, Stockholm-based distribution company Amuse – which also runs its own in-house record label – has joined independent collective licensing agency Merlin. The move means that Amuse’s artists will benefit from commercial terms of Merlin’s multi-territory licensing deals with the likes of Spotify, TikTok, Pandora, Facebook, Boomplay and Deezer, as well as China’s Alibaba, NetEase Cloud Music and Tencent Music. Merlin strikes agreements with …

MerlinがCharlie LextonをCOOに昇格

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In an expanded role, Lexton will continue to oversee Merlin’s deal-making efforts. New remit includes oversight of Merlin’s Data Analytics practice alongside commercial and business affairs. Merlin, the digital licensing hub for the world’s independent music sector, has today announced the promotion of Charlie Lexton to the newly created role of Chief Operating Officer (COO).  Lexton now oversees a London-based …

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MerlinとTikTokは画期的なグローバルミュージックライセンスパートナーシップに同意

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Merlin, the digital licensing hub for the world’s independent music sector, has entered into a multi-territory partnership with TikTok, the world’s leading destination for short-form mobile video with a mission to inspire creativity and bring joy. The deal is effective immediately and represents a significant music partnership. It means the world’s leading independent music repertoire will be licensed for use …

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MerlinがJeremy Sirotaを新しいCEOに任命

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Sirota joins from Facebook’s Music Team Merlin diversifies its board, adding eight new executives from Australia, Brazil, Nigeria, the Netherlands, North America and South Korea Epitaph’s Dave Hansen appointed Merlin’s Executive Chairperson Merlin, the global digital rights agency for the world’s independent label sector, has today announced the appointment of Jeremy Sirota as the organisation’s new CEO. Sirota, a widely …

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BoomplayとMerlinが世界最高のインディーズ音楽をアフリカに

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A landmark licensing partnership with Merlin, the global digital rights agency for the independent label sector, will ensure that Boomplay, Africa’s biggest and fastest growing music service, now has access to the world’s most coveted and in-demand independent music repertoire.  Established in 2008, Merlin’s membership currently embodies more than 20,000 record labels and distributors from over 60 countries – commanding …