‘Essentially, music is an emotional language that connects people.’

Andy Macdonald, founder of Go! Discs and Independiente, won the A&R Icon Award in London last in November. We sat down with him to hear his career story.
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‘Downtown is an ideal combination of technology and creativity, with an international mindset built in its DNA.’

Downtown Music Publishing’s Laura Bedikian and Charles Braud give MBW an insight into France’s publishing sector and the company’s position in the market…
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‘You can make decent money in Italy out of streaming – but physical still maintains some strongholds.’

Artist First founder Claudio Ferrante gives his view on the world’s 12th biggest music market
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‘The music industry’s relationship with tech has been less than optimal. We’re here to improve that.’

Zach Katz and Shara Senderoff discuss their startup-surveying, Scooter Braun-backed venture
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‘You have to be understanding of the multiple pressures artists are under.’

Ed Howard’s roster of artists at Asylum have changed the face of global pop. But what’s his philosophy on A&R – and how has it led to such an extraordinary hit rate?
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Meet the Single Mom Cellist Who Makes a Living Off Her Music — Our Podcast Interview

  In 2015, cellist Zoë Keating suffered tragedy when her husband and business partner of 17 years died.  Despite the loss, there wasn’t even the thought in Keating’s mind of ending her indie music career. In this edition of the Digital… Continue Reading

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How Spinnin Records is meeting the ‘challenge of holding on to the attention of millennials’

Spinnin’ celebrated its 20th birthday in 2019. Here, CEO Roger de Graaf tells MBW about his career in the music industry and the challenges of marketing dance music today…
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