The Sandbox guide to… Catalogue Sync
Catalogue music is having a moment: a full third of Spotify’s weekly Top Songs are now catalogue tracks, and catalogue syncs – Kate Bush, we’re looking at you – have been big news this year. Catalogue music brings...
November 2, 2022
A summer of nostalgia: the value of legacy artists’ music videos today (guest column)
This is a guest post from Carl Young, Head of Music & Talent, UK at Vevo. He uses exclusive Vevo data to explore how audiences in a “summer of nostalgia” – where big heritage artists have grabbed widespread...
September 7, 2022
Opulous invests in catalogue to couple with DeFi and music copyright NFTs
Opulous - Ditto’s spin-off crypto company – offers a platform for the creation and exchange of music copyright NFTs (or “MFTs”), and also offers DeFi loans for musicians, amongst other things.
August 30, 2022
Trax records relinquishes all rights to historic house music tracks
An interesting case around ownership of rights, in a time when those rights are becoming more desirable as income-generating investments.
August 30, 2022
Chartmetric report challenges catalogue definition
Catalogue music – traditionally defined as songs over 18 months old – has always been an intriguing proposition, containing locked-away value that sometimes seemed difficult to eke out.
August 2, 2022
Big Music Stats: Luminate mid-years and Midia forecast
Industry figures? We've got some big ones for you today, courtesy of research firm Luminate and consultancy firm Midia Research.
July 15, 2022
Music fund raises $200m as Hipgnosis buys Timberlake catalogue
Even well-established firms are struggling to raise money as VCs start to circle their wagons, but the music investments market isn’t feeling the freeze yet.
May 27, 2022
Positive Subversion to help consolidate music catalogues
For artists who have bounced between different labels and/or distributors during their careers, managing their back catalogues can be... complicated.
April 5, 2022
Campaign Manager, Universal Music Catalogue – UMG – London
Job title: Campaign Manager Reporting to: Director of Marketing Division: Universal Music Catalogue Location: 4 Pancras Square, Kings Cross (remote working currently) Music is Universal It’s the passionate and...
December 1, 2021
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