Tru Thoughts signs up to Backbeat Royalty System

Tru Thoughts Recordings has signed up to the Backbeat Royalty System in order to process both their Artist and Music Publishing royalties.

The Brighton, UK label’s roster includes the likes of Quantic (pictured), Alice Russell, Hot 8 Brass Band, Nostalgia 77, Rodney P, Hidden Orchestra, Ty, Werkha and more.

Chris Chambers, MD of Backbeat said, “We are delighted that Tru-Thoughts have chosen Backbeat to manage their royalty processing.

“It is a fitting tribute to our aim of providing the music industry with a cost-effective yet agile solution to the ever increasing challenges posed by the digital age.

“Our experience gained from working within the music industry itself allows us to deliver a system which caters for all levels of company involved in music from Recordings, and Publishing through to Print and Sheet”.

Jonny Halliday, head of distribution at Tru-Thoughts commented “Backbeat provides us with an all encompassing royalty software solution.

“The usability and efficiency of the software has made the data initial ingestion extremely easy, Chris and the team at Backbeat have been extremely helpful and we’re confident in their expertise.

“We combine both our publishing and recording interests in one database, providing an unproblematic and well-organized system with which to manage our royalty calculations”

Backbeat Solutions offer a royalty system to both music labels and music publishers. It pledges to ‘process huge swathes of digital data whilst maintaining flexibility, scalability and agility not normally associated with traditional royalty systems’.

Tru-thoughts joins an increasing list of clients which includes the Music Sales Group, Trinity College London, Bocu Music and Fat Cat Records.Music Business Worldwide

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