Digital Marketing Manager (Catalogue) – BMG – London
Come As You Are. As the great Kurt Cobain* once said, “Come as you are.” BMG is committed to providing equal employment opportunities and we celebrate diversity in all forms. Equal opportunity runs deep in our...
October 6, 2021
Catalogue Manager (Catalogue Recordings) – Cooking Vinyl – London
We’re hiring Cooking Vinyl is the original Artist Services company and one of the world’s leading independent labels since its founding over 35 years ago. It works with a diverse roster of new and established artists...
September 29, 2021
Product Manager – BMG – London
We are hiring! We have an exciting opportunity for a Product Manager to join our growing Catalogue Recordings team here in our Paddington office! Your Mission at BMG BMG Catalogue is the fastest-growing...
August 2, 2021
Want to buy a slice of the rights to Shrek soundtracks?
If you do, it’s your lucky day – as long as you’ve got $2.3m to spare. Royalty Exchange’s latest auction is a slice of the rights to songs from the Shrek movie franchise, including all four films and...
July 16, 2021
Round Hill raises $86.5m to continue buying music rights
A couple of days after the UK streaming inquiry’s report sparked more debate about musicians’ ‘right to recapture’ the rights to their work, we’ve got another reminder of the money being sunk...
July 16, 2021
Shamrock Capital launches loans fund for IP owners
Shamrock Capital has emerged as one of the ambitious players in the music catalogues acquisition market, albeit to controversial effect when it bought the master rights for Taylor Swift’s first six studio albums last...
July 12, 2021
Hipgnosis raises another £156m from latest share placing
Fresh from publishing its latest annual report, Hipgnosis Songs Fund has raised yet more money to spend buying up music catalogues. This time it’s a share placement that raised £156m (around $215m), a few million...
July 7, 2021
Hipgnosis plans to raise £150m from latest sale of shares
Hipgnosis Songs Fund wants to buy more songs for its fund, but to do that it’s going to have to raise more money. And so it is: the publicly listed company is going to be selling £150m (around $211m) worth of shares to...
June 17, 2021
Hipgnosis says its catalogue is now worth more than $2.2bn
Hipgnosis Songs Fund saw its revenues grow to $138.4m in its last financial year, which ended on 31 March. That’s up from $83.3m the year before. Meanwhile, the company says that its catalogue has been “independently...
June 8, 2021
BPI and Music Ally to host event on building artist legacies
We’re delighted to announce the latest insight event that we are working on with British music industry body the BPI. Due to be held online on 8 July, it’s called ‘Tellin’ Stories: The Art of Building...
June 2, 2021
Westcott is a platform that automatically advertises catalogue music: it generates Facebook and Instagram ads, identifies audiences, tracks industry signals, figures out best market pricing, makes ad buys, and provides real-time...
May 19, 2021
Influence Media buys copyrights of songwriter Ali Tamposi
Influence Media is one of the latest entrants into the catalogue-buying market, having launched its $100m fund in March. The company is making the fact that it was founded by women a key part of its brand: “It’s our...
April 20, 2021