Posts Tagged: Germany

The Orchard Polishes Its Deutsch with Membran Entertainment Group


Guten Tag, Deutschland! And a good day, it is. Today, we announce our new partnership with the renowned and respected Membran Entertainment Group, based in Germany. With them, we kick off The Orchard GmbH, run by Membran CEO, Manlio Celotti. We’ve gotten to know the German market over the years — we opened our first office… Read more »

To Point Fingers and Claim Responsibility… Or Not

Last month in Germany, the Federal Court made a ruling which moved to limit the liability of parents for their minor children’s illegal music sharing. The court’s decision stipulates that parents are not liable for the illegal music file sharing of their minor child if they have educated their children enough about the prohibition of participating… Read more »

150 German Companies at MIDEM, The World’s Largest Music Industry Trade Fair

It’s not just 150 German music companies, but also advertising agencies and digital music marketers which are presenting themselves on January 28-31, 2012 at the world’s largest music industry trade fair MIDEM in Cannes. The midem committee is expecting 8,000 trade visitors from 80 countries at the Palais des Festivals on the Côte d’Azur. The repertoire of music offered ranges from pop and rock to jazz and classical. Over the… Read more »

Why Must Germany Live Without Spotify?

Perhaps the greatest jukebox of the Internet has arrived to Austria and Switzerland. As of last week, Spotify is available to Austrian and Swiss Facebook users, through agreements with the Austrian performance rights societies AKM and Austro Mechana, and with Switzerland’s Suisa. Germany however will have to wait, because rights holders are still not granting any licenses…. Read more »