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Echo Klassik 2014 :: And the winner is…

  The Echo Klassik Award Show was yesterday and we are proud to see two musicians from the finetunes catalogue going home with an award.   The Symphonic Recording of the Year (20th/21st century music) goes to the dogma chamber orchestra/ Mikhail Gurewitsch for The Shostakovich Album released on perc.pro.                        The award for the Concert Recording of the Year (20th/21th centurymusic)/Piano duo goes to Fabrice Millischer for French Trombone Concertos on BERTHOLD RECORDS.                                                     …

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Meet finetunes at BERLIN MUSIC WEEK 2014

Meet the whole finetunes team at Berlin Music Week 2014! finetunes has a lot of love for our hometown of Hamburg, but this week, all roads lead to Berlin. Berlin Music Week will be a great opportunity to meet our beloved labels, artists and other partners. If you’re going to be in Berlin, please come meet the team and put a face to a name. See below for a range of events which we’ll be attending throughout the week.   Join finetunes at Berlin Music Week:  – Opening BBQ: We’ll be at the launch on Wednesday 3 September from 6:00pm at the…

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VIA! VUT Indie Awards 2014

Nun stehen sie fest, die Nominierten für die VIA! VUT Indie Awards 2014! Wir von finetunes sind stolz verkünden zu können, dass in allen fünf Kategorien verschiedene Partner von uns vetreten sind. Die fünf Kategorien zeichnen den Besten Newcomer, das Beste Album, den Besten Act, das beste Label und das beste Experiment im Indie-Bereich aus. Die Verleihung bildet den Abschluss der VUT Indie Days, die im Rahmen der Berlin Music Week stattfinden. In der Kategorie “Beste/r Newcomer/in” ist die bei Peripherique Records unter Vertrag stehende schweizer Soulsängerin Ira May gewählt worden. Ihre Nominierung als Beste Newcomerin zeigt, dass Peripherique Records…

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News from our Network: Big streaming moves for: Spotify, Rdio, Google Play, Qobuz

As we approach the Christmas break, we’re happy to deliver you with news about a whole bunch of exciting recent developments to our distribution network. The last few weeks has seen particularly frenzied development amongst music streaming services which our labels and partners should know about: Spotify last week announced that it is now making a range of services available on mobile devices for free. These services include free mobile radio, plus the ability to listen to the playlists that you create or follow on your mobile device. Additionally, Spotify users will be able to play shuffled artist stations featuring just music…

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