Historic merger in independent music distribution

Phonofile/Finetunes/Sendr SE

Phonofile AS and finetunes GmbH join forces to form independent distribution powerhouse. 

Phonofile AS and finetunes GmbH are joining forces in one of the most significant mergers in the history of the independent digital distribution market.

The two companies will collectively offer market-leading positions in key European markets, thanks to their existing local strengths in the Nordics and the German-speaking markets respectively.



Introducing Phonofile Royalties

Phonofile Royalties

Introducing Phonofile Royalties – Royalty statements made easy and transparent

We’re happy to present Phonofile Royalties, a brand new service for our label partners to ease the process of create and distribute royalty statements. Additionally, we hope it can improve transparency by enabling them to give their artists online access to detailed information for each statements.

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Phonofile opening UK office in London

Operating from today, Phonofile has opened a UK office in London.

Dan Garber and Trond Tornes. Photo by Zoe Cormier.“Phonofile already holds a strong position in the Nordics, while we also want to give Phonofile labels and artists the best services for their UK exposure,” says Phonofile CEO Erik Brataas.

Phonofile has engaged Dan Garber of Tape Music Ltd / Record-Play as a sales representative for Phonofile’s regional priorities in the United Kingdom. Tape Music is a record label and management company whose roster includes avant-pop artist FEMME, Barcelona-based DJ/producer Alizzz and Finnish producer Mikko Gordon, while Record-Play specializes in music supervision and boasts Adidas, Google and Atomic Skis among its clients.

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