London based independent music company Distiller Music Group has inked a wide-ranging agreement with Paris-based Believe.
This new global deal will see Distiller Music Group transfer all of its digital distribution to Believe who will also be providing international marketing support across the company’s roster of artists.
All of Distiller Music Group’s forthcoming new releases, including those from artists such as Reverend and the Makers, Ramona Flowers and The Ninth Wave will be part of this new agreement followed by the company’s full back catalog.
Distiller Music Group has interests across a number of industry sectors including Distiller Records, Distiller Publishing and Distiller Live.
Distiller also owns a residential recording studio complex, The Distillery near Bath, where the popular Distiller TV sessions take place.
The company represents a roster of talent across its various divisions including the aforementioned artists alongside Danny Goffey, Will and the People, Fanny Andersen, Ed Cosens among others.
“We have had a good relationship with the team at Believe for some time so when the opportunity arose to work together it didn’t take us long to agree a really interesting deal.”
John Thompson, Distiller Music Group
John Thompson, CEO of Distiller Music Group, said: “We have had a good relationship with the team at Believe for some time so when the opportunity arose to work together it didn’t take us long to agree a really interesting deal.
“We’ve been really impressed with their growth and ambition and their digital offering is second to none. We feel like we have a bespoke team around us and are part of a label community that align with our values.
“We also know they understand our roster and are going to support our artists internationally and that’s the main thing for us.”
“There’s been close ties with Distiller for a number of years and the timing was perfect to begin this new global distribution arrangement with them.”
Ben Rimmer, Believe
Ben Rimmer, Director of Artists & Labels Solutions at Believe, said: “There’s been close ties with Distiller for a number of years and the timing was perfect to begin this new global distribution arrangement with them.
“Distiller has re-focused their business and teams with the goal to develop the best artist talent in the UK and internationally in partnership with Believe’s robust UK and global operation.
“Believe is now on the ground with 1,500 staff in 50 territories and is the largest fully independent distributor aligning with Distiller’s ambitions and independent mindset.
“We’re excited to get to work with John and Distiller’s excellent team and artist roster.”Music Business Worldwide