Germany has been a tough market for streaming music, with collecting society GEMA recently facing criticism for blocking innovation with its demands from startups. However, one German company that’s seemingly pressing on is simfy, a subscription-based streaming service with more than 1.5 million users, and a catalogue of six million tracks. simfy’s latest deal is with indie body Merlin, adding the latter’s catalogue including labels like Beggars Group, Domino, Tommy Boy and One Little Indian. The deal also covers local German labels Kontor, !K7 and Aggro Berlin. It’s Merlin’s first deal in Germany. Source: Music Ally Blog

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