Meet Us :: Unsere Termine von März bis Juni 2016

Liebe Freunde und Partner, das international anerkannte South by Southwest Festival findet kommende Woche in Austin, Texas, statt. Einige unserer Kollegen werden dort sein, um finetunes in den fünf Tagen zu repräsentieren. Ihr seid dort herzlich auf Bierchen, Kaffee, einen Schnack oder eine Kombination dieser Dinge eingeladen! Bei der Gelegenheit möchten wir Euch auch über die kommenden Festivals und Konferenzen informieren, die wir besuchen werden. Wir würden uns freuen Euch auch dort anzutreffen. Lasst es uns wissen: labelteam@finetunes.net 🙂 Bis dann, Euer finetunes Team   South by Southwest (SXSW) 15. – 20. März, 2016 Austin TX, USA Miami Music Week 15. –…

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Erased Tapes feiert 9. Jubiläum mit Labelfeatures auf iTunes & Bandcamp

Hamburg, 5. Februar 2016 finetunes feiert 9 Jahre Erased Tapes. Um den neunten Geburtstag von Erased Tapes gebührend zu feiern, veröffentlichte das Label die siebte Edition seiner Erased Tapes Collection, im Schlepptau die wohlverdiente Aufmerksamkeit der digitalen Retailer. Gleichzeitig verdiente sich das bekannte Alternative-Label das Rampenlicht auf den Bühnen von iTunes und Bandcamp. Wir bei finetunes haben einen dezidierten Labelshop auf Bandcamp aufgesetzt, der schließlich auch auf dem Blog, der Frontseite und auf Social Media gefeatured wurde, wo 100.000 Fans der Seite folgen. Auf iTunes erhielt Erased Tapes ebenfalls seine eigene Labelseite (linkes Bild), ein Showcase aller Erased Tapes Collections und weiterer…

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finetunes unterzeichnet exklusiven Vertriebsdeal mit Late Night Tales

London / Hamburg, 2. Februar 2016 finetunes fügt Late Night Tales seinem Labelroster hinzu Wir freuen uns bekanntgeben zu können mit dem britischen Label Late Night Tales ein weiteres „Tastemaker“-Label in den Vertrieb aufgenommen zu haben. Michael Bock, Senior Labelmanager finetunes, kommentierte die Kooperation: „Ich bin überglücklich, dass diese Partnerschaft nun final ins Leben gerufen wurde. Ich verfolge das Label und dessen Veröffentlichungen seit Jahren und bin selbst Fan der ersten Stunde. Ich freue mich darauf mit einem solch leidenschaftlichen und professionellen Team zusammenzuarbeiten und mit dem Label und der Marke “Late Night Tales” den nächsten Schritt zu gehen.“ Late Night Tales…

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NEW MUSIC HIGHLIGHTS – 29TH OF JANUARY: DANNY BRYANT // STROM & WASSER // SEBO K

Dear all, we’d like to present you our releases for the fourth week of 2016: It’s getting bluesy on our release of the week with Danny Bryant’s new album on Jazzhaus Records, while Strom & Wasser take you on a musical journey to Reykjavik. Also, Robsoul releases a compilation with some tracks from their catalogue, which Sebo K reedited and made his own. Alter Ego releases two remixes of old Alter Ego songs by Luke Slater, some nice Techno music we also will release on vinyl! For the dancers, XIXA present you their debut album with a sound heavily influenced by…

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Pressemitteilung 28.01.2016

Oslo / Hamburg – 28.01.2016 Phonofile AS und finetunes GmbH machen gemeinsame Sache Im unabhängigen, digitalen Vertriebssegment kommt es zu einem der größten Zusammenschlüsse der jüngeren Vergangenheit. Die Phonofile AS schließt sich mit der finetunes GmbH unter dem Dach der SendR SE zusammen. Die SendR SE steht mehrheitlich im Besitz der finetunes-Gründer C.Henning Thieß und F. Oke Göttlich.Beide Firmen werden weiterhin unabhängig und eigenständig auf dem Markt agieren und die Stärken in ihren jeweiligen Territorien gegenseitig direkt nutzen, sowie ihre weltweiten Präsenzen gemeinsam ausbauen und weitergehende Strategien entwickeln und umsetzen können„Wir freuen uns sehr, dass es nach mehrmonatiger Verhandlung zu…

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NEW MUSIC HIGHLIGHTS – 22TH OF JANUARY: TINDERSTICKS // FJØRT // SHEARWATER // BAR

Dear all, check out our highlight releases for the 22nd of January: The Düsseldorf based duo BAR releases a remix album on Italic Recordings, one of the newest additions to the finetunes family. We’re very happy to welcome Italic Recordings and their artists like Von Spar, Stabil Elite and many more. Also Manifold Records provides you with some new tracks to get you through winter this week. Kalipo and Ben Sims will melt your cold feet by making you want to dance immediately. If you’re rather into the heavier kind of music, we offer you the german Hardcore people of…

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NEW MUSIC HIGHLIGHTS – 15TH OF JANUARY: TERRORGRUPPE // DOTA KEHR // COLORS COMPILATIONS // MUNK

Dear all, we present you our new releases for the 15th of January: The german Punk band Terrorgruppe release their new album on Aggropop Records. An energetic piece of work with an even better cover artwork.Also german Pop singer Dota Kehr is back with a new set of songs and an all new, fresh sound. For everyone, who’s rather into Deep House we’ve got Munk on Local Talk for you. Four nice tracks to dance to. And since it’s still winter: Colors Compilations brings you another great compilation with music to get you through the dark and cold days of this season.  Wax Wreckaz releases a new set of…

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We look back on 2015

We’re very happy to announce that various of our artists and labels got featured in multiple “Best of 2015” polls and charts. We compliment all of our artists on their great work in the last year and we’re looking forward to providing all the best indie music in 2016. Congratulations to:

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Der Tatortreiniger hört Babyman mit “Sexy Maserati”

Heute ist es endlich so weit! Die lang ersehnte neue “Tatortreiniger” Folge “Freunde” wird endlich im NDR ausgestrahlt. Mit dabei sind dieses mal auch Olli Schulz und Babyman mit seinem Glam Rock Kracher “Sexy Maserati”! Ein echter Ohrwurm! Babyman ist ein alter Ego von Carsten “Erobique” Meyer, der bereits den Tatortreiniger Titelsong komponiert und performt hat. “Freunde” läuft am heutigen Donnerstag um 22:30, wer es nicht mehr erwarten kann, kann sich die neue Folge auch jetzt schon in der ARD Mediathek ansehen. Und wer “Sexy Maserati” nicht immer in der ARD Mediathek hören möchte, kann sich den Song ab jetzt auch einfach downloaden: iTunes: http://snip.ftpromo.net/sexymaseratiitunes amazon: http://amzn.to/1UqughQ

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NEW MUSIC HIGHLIGHTS – 18TH OF DECEMBER: BPitch Control // TRAUM Schallplatten // LouLou Records // Freebeat Music

Dear all, not even one week left until christmas eve! We’ve still got some music for you in 2015: BPitch Control and LouLou Records look back on the year 2015 with their best of compilations and TRAUM Schallplatten presents you another edition of their Tour de Traum compilations. Freebeat Music Records releases some songs to accompany wintry, long and dark evenings in front of the fireplace or just any cozy afternoon with your loved ones. All the best your finetuners.

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NEW MUSIC HIGHLIGHTS – 11TH OF DECEMBER: NILS FRAHM // HEIKO LAUX // WBEEZA // LOCAL TALK

Dear all, christmas is all around, everybody is in search of presents and we present to you our highlight releases of this week. Maybe one of them will make it to your wishlist for christmas, or winds up as a gift for one of your loved ones. Our Deep House fans get lots of new music this week with new compilations by Local Talk and Exploited, and a new album by Wbeeza. Additionally Heiko Laux releases the second part of the “Fernweh” album remixes and Alex Under brings you some new Techno beats. Another remix album is released by Thunderhead this week. Our…

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NEW MUSIC HIGHLIGHTS – 4TH OF DECEMBER: FJORT // JESS AND THE ANCIENT ONES // MICHAEL LANE

Dear all, the end of the year comes closer every day, but we still got some new music for you in 2015. This week Still Parade releases another song from his upcoming debut and Collinjah & Modi Bardo provide you with a lot of bass and some Dub vibes. Ashley Beedle teamed up with Lay-Far & Darren Morris to please all you House lovers out there and HeCTA got sympathy for the auto industry this week. Furthermore the german Hardcore people of Fjort get you hooked with a first song from their upcoming new album, which will be released in January 2016. Honest…

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NEW MUSIC HIGHLIGHTS – 27th OF NOVEMBER: Lubomyr Melnyk // Ryan Davis & Microtrauma // Sans Parade

Dear all, check out our new releases for the last November days this year. Ryan Davis has teamed up with Microtrauma to provide you with new electronic sounds and Sans Parade will please you pop lovers with their pensive new songs. If you prefer an even quieter tone Frederik Köster and Sebastian Sternal offer a jazzy alternative. Pelzig will satisfy any Alternative fan and if you’re rather into dancing, you might like the new remix releases by Heiko Laux and Mathias Kaden. Furthermore we got a new compilation on the label Favorite with some great caribbean disco boogie songs compiled…

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NEW MUSIC HIGHLIGHTS – 20TH OF NOVEMBER 2015: Kiasmos // Martin Kohlstedt // Sofi de la Torre // Joy Wellboy

Dear all, get ready for our new releases this week to brighten up the last few days of November. Joy Wellboy, Aucan and Reinier Zonneveld & Axan will make you want to dance while Sofi de la Torre will fulfill all your popmusic needs. For our Disco fans we got 7 Samurai and Alternative Martin Kohlstedt with his so called perfect version of a composition. Our highlight this week is Kiasmos new EP “Swept”,has all that it needs to become successful, released by the London based label “Erased Tapes”. All the best your finetuners.

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Pressemitteilung 18/11/2015 finetunes: Neue Strategische Partnerschaften zur Erweiterung der unternehmerischen Aktivitäten in Asien.

Hamburg, 19 November Der unabhängige Vertrieb und Labelservice finetunes kündigt drei neue Partnerschaften zur Unternehmenserweiterung an und festigt somit die strategische Ausrichtung in Asien.Das in Hamburg ansässige Unternehmen finetunes, u.a weltweit verantwortlich für den digitalen Vertrieb von Labels wie Erased Tapes, Berliner Philharmoniker und Honest Jon’s Records, vertieft sein Engagement in Asien durch lokale Repräsentation und Erweiterung des Vertriebsnetzwerkes durch neue Partnerschaften. finetunes wird zukünftig vom Standort Singapur durch die Verpflichtung von Jolene Tan (Cross Ratio Entertainment) und Dean Augustine (Cross Ratio Entertainment) den Geschäftsbetrieb in Asien erweitern. Zu den Aufgabenbereichen von Tan und Augustine gehören neben der Neuakquise von…

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NEW MUSIC HIGHLIGHTS – 13TH OF NOVEMBER 2015: Main Concept // Rocco Caine // Ciaran Lavery // Projektor

Dear all, there should always be time to indulge oneself with some good tunes. Just take a listen to our new releases this week: Rocco Caine’s Techno music will accompany you through memorable nights and for a cozy evening spent at home, you better choose Singer/Songwriter Ciaran Lavery or the german band Projektor. The award-winning Lisbeth Quartett is enfolding you in Jazz Sounds and if you want to laugh, enjoy the german Punk band Die Kassierer. Or do you prefer Hard Rock music? Deville’s new Album might just be the right thing for you. Also released this week are the…

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NEW MUSIC HIGHLIGHTS – 6TH OF NOVEMBER 2015: Bersarin Quartett // Buddha Deluxe Lounge // Mario Hammer…

Dear all, brace yourself for the creme de la creme of the releases from the first week of november. The diversity of genres should please any taste. Melancholiacs might favor Scott Matthew‘s Single Remix, or like to meditate to Buddha Deluxe Lounge. The ones who are into experimental electronic and ambient music should take a listen to Mario Hammer And The Lonely Robot. It is getting jazzy with Sam Sadigursky‘s brand new project and punky with the DIY artists from Bonecrusher. Our highlight this week is the melancholic album “III” fom Bersarin Quartett, released by the german label “Denovali Records”….

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NEW MUSIC HIGHLIGHTS – 30TH OF OCTOBER 2015: D’julz, MANIK, Marcello Napoletano, …

  Dear all, autumn is the time of the year to stay at home and listen to new tunes. This newsletter will provide you assistance to enlarge your mental music library. Deep House vibes from the Bass Culture label head D’julz or new electronic releases by MANIK and Geo-logy will make you dance through this season. Those, who like it a little bit rougher might favor our Techno highlights featuring Marcello Napoletano and Hodge. Scott Matthew‘s downbeat remix single sounds like a walk amongst an alley of golden leaves and Hip Hop from german rapper Manfred Groove will make you…

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FINETUNES TO PARTNER WITH LINK-BUSTERS FOR ANTI-PIRACY SERVICES

Piracy is the number one concern for many of our labels and licensors. And at finetunes, we also take this problem seriously. Many of our licensors asked us recently to put their content under piracy protection, which has given us the opportunity to test a variety of anti-piracy services. After an extensive test period with different providers, we found the best partner: Link-Busters Anti-Piracy, who delivered best results in our testing by eliminating countless torrents, cyberlockers and Google search entries. From now on it will be easy for finetunes labels and licensors to protect their tracks and works and optimizing…

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Finetunes Selected Vibes playlist hits 10,000 followers on Spotify

  We’re pretty delighted to see our Selected Vibes – finest Electronic Music playlist powering through the 10k followers mark on Spotify this week! finetunes has been curating Selected Vibes with love on Spotify for a while now. The focus has always been on showcasing quality electronic music from exciting and original producers. We’re really happy to see that our focus on great electronic music is finding some fans. More and more people have been flocking to Selected Vibes recently. We’ve recently passed 10k subscribers and we’re already well on our way to 11k. Of course, it’s all about great electronic music. Today’s…

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New Music Highlights – 30th of January 2015: Shuko, Fünf Sterne deluxe, Contrast Trio, Callisto, Pollyester, Talul

          It’s time for our weekly selection of the finest new releases hitting digital stores today. Find HipHop by Shuko, electronic by Fünf Sterne deluxe and Daniel Stefanik, deep house by Talul, drum’n’bass by Toronto Is Broken, jazz by Contrast Trio, Jazuelle and Studnitzky, pop by Pollyester and experimental rock by Callisto.                  

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Jazz thing – Free Track: Contrast Trio – Zwei

Contrast Trio presented in Jazz thing “review plus” with Free Track! Don’t be misleaded by the simple name of their album “2”! This band from Frankfurt really is a trio and their second album is not just a simple, easy thing to get away with. In contrast (play on words just around the corner) to most other young trios, these three are not just full of creative energy, highly skilled talent and determination for their music, but they already have their very own specific sound and composition style. The latter seems to be no luck at all but work and…

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New Music Highlights – 19th of December 2014: Human Life & Anabel Englund, BPitch Control, Loulou Records, EJECA, Max Cooper, DJ QU, The Beatangers

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New Music Highlights – 14th of November 2014: Big Jon Atkinson, Audiolith, Hade & Gutta, Funeral For A Friend

  It’s time for our weekly selection of the finest new releases hitting digital stores today. Check out blues by Big Jon Atkinson, house by Audiolith and Hade & Gutta as well as alternative by Crystobal And The Sea, by Poppy Ackroyd, by Funeral For A Friend and by Witchrider. Furthermore we’ve got jazz by Radiolux, indie pop by Kaurna Cronin and pop by Team Amateur.  

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New Music Highlights – 24th of October 2014: Kiasmos, Mädness, The Mighty Mocambos, Light Year

  It’s time for our weekly selection of the finest new releases hitting digital stores today. Check out electronic by Kiasmos, Light Year and TVfrom86, funk by The Mighty Mocambos, hip hop by Mädness and contemporary folk by The Northern Lights. Furthermore we’ve got jazz by Karl Latham, Ryan Carniaux & Mark Egan, Abdullah Ibrahim and by Karl Latham, Ryan Carniaux & Mark Egan.  

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