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Merlin: A Wizard A True Star

Merlin, the global digital agency for independent labels, has announced that it has paid out a billion dollars to members in less than ten years. Formed in 2008, Merlin now acts on behalf of more than 20,000 independent record...
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Merlin Calls Out Orchard

Global independent label rights organisation Merlin has lashed out at The Orchard following its acquisition of two independent distributors. Germany’s Finetunes and Norweigan Company Phonofile will become wholly owned subsidiaries of The Orchard, which is in turn owned by...
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Merlin Conjures Spotify Deal

A multi-year licensing agreement between Spotify and independent label organisation Merlin has been agreed that will apparently offer the indies parity with major labels following Spotify’s recent deal with Universal Music Group. Merlin represents over 20,000 indie labels, who...
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Independent Up Streaming

Merlin the Independent Music Licensing Agency has published the results of its annual membership survey indicating that revenues paid out to Merlin’sindependent label members increased by 73% year-on-year to $232m, With 39% of members reporting over half of digital revenues...
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Merlin: Streaming Wizards

Merlin, the global digital rights agency for independent labels, has announced that income from digital services now accounts for over 50% of income for over half of its members. This was based on a survey from Merlin members across...
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Merlin Swoop Over SoundCloud

In preparation for the launch of SoundCloud’s forthcoming subscription service, Merlin the global digital rights agency, has announced a landfill sorry “Landmark” partnership deal! Merlin, whose membership includes some of the biggest independents including Beggars Group, Domino, Secretly Group, Epitaph,...


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