◎(Downtown Music Holdings)公司擁有的版稅收集平台Songtrust和Secretly Publishing已經建立了新的管理合作夥伴關係。Songtrust現在將管理Secretly Publishing的完整音樂目錄，包括相關公司Ghostly Songs和The Numero Group的目錄，以在美國和加拿大境外收取版權費。
◎Secretly的目錄包括20,000多種音樂作品，出版商代表藝術家包括(Kishi Bashi)，(Faye Webster)，(The War on Drugs)，(Grizzly Bear)，(Jay Somp)，(Durand Jones＆The Indications)和(Jason Molina)等。(Secretly Group)除(Secretly Publishing)外，還包括唱片公司(Dead Oceans)，(Jagjaguwar )與(Secretly Canadian)。(Secretly Publishing)的其他分支機構包括Numero集團和Ghostly International。
◎自2018年末改組以來，秘密出版公司（Secretly Publishing）的前海外發行管理人是Kobalt，一直處於穩定的增長時期，最近被美國國家音樂出版商協會（National Music Publishers'Association）評選為美國前100名音樂出版商。
◎Songtrust的發行版稅收集網絡遍及全球215個國家和地區。在歌曲作者和歌手方面，客戶包括(Jeremy Zucker)，(Lele Pons)，(Vulfpeck)，(Morgan Page)和(Tessa Violet)。作為全球音樂出版版稅收取的開放平台，Songtrust使超過30萬的歌曲作者和音樂權利持有人可以收取欠他們的版稅。
Downtown Music Holdings-owned royalty collection platform Songtrust and Secretly Publishing have inked a new administrative partnership.
Songtrust will now be administering the full music catalog of Secretly Publishing, including the catalogs of affiliates Ghostly Songs and The Songs of Numero Group, for royalty collections outside of the United States and Canada.
Secretly’s catalog consists of more than 20,000 musical works, with the publisher representing artists such as Kishi Bashi, Faye Webster, The War on Drugs, Beirut, Grizzly Bear, Jay Som, Durand Jones & The Indications, and Jason Molina, as well as songs recorded by Maggie Rogers, Snoop Dogg, Jay Z, Phantogram, and many more.
Secretly Group, in addition to Secretly Publishing, includes record labels Dead Oceans, Jagjaguwar and Secretly Canadian. Other affiliates of Secretly Publishing include The Numero Group and Ghostly International.
Secretly Publishing, whose prior overseas publishing administrator was Kobalt, has been in a steady period of growth since a reorganization in late 2018 and was recently named to the National Music Publishers’ Association’s list of top 100 music publishers in the United States.
Songtrust’s publishing royalty collection network spans more than 215 countries and territories, brings on Secretly Publishing to a client roster that includes publishers Sub Pop Publishing, ZJs Music Publishing (Average Joes Entertainment), and Songtrust sister company, Downtown Music Publishing.
On the songwriter and artist side, Songtrust’s clients include Jeremy Zucker, Lele Pons, Vulfpeck, Morgan Page, and Tessa Violet.
As an open-access platform for global music publishing royalty collection, Songtrust enables more than 300,000 of its songwriters and music rights holders to collect the royalties owed to them.
“WITH SONGTRUST LOOKING AFTER OVERSEAS ADMINISTRATION AND PROMISING THOROUGH COLLECTIONS FROM EVERY CORNER OF THE GLOBE, WE CAN ASSURE SECRETLY’S WRITERS THAT DATA WILL BE CLEAN AND NO STONE WILL BE LEFT UNTURNED.”
KATHLEEN COOK, SECRETLY PUBLISHING
Kathleen Cook, Secretly Publishing Managing Director, said: “In the same tradition as the Secretly Group labels, our priority as a publisher is to be a transparent partner for the writers we serve, and advocate for the best possible deals.
“We appreciate that for independent artists, every micropenny counts, and with a small tight-knit team, we are constantly working to improve our systems and find the most efficient approach.
“This new partnership with Songtrust will help us do just that. With Songtrust looking after overseas administration and promising thorough collections from every corner of the globe, we can assure Secretly’s writers that data will be clean and no stone will be left unturned.”
“I’M THRILLED TO BE WORKING WITH KATHY AND THE SECRETLY PUBLISHING TEAM ON ADMINISTERING THEIR TREMENDOUS CATALOG.”
ANNA BOND, SONGTRUST
Anna Bond, Senior Director of Global Business Development at Songtrust, added: “I’m thrilled to be working with Kathy and the Secretly Publishing team on administering their tremendous catalog.
“I have long loved and respected what they do, and their mission to push forward the careers of pioneering independent artists is similar to my own.
“By distributing and publishing artists, songwriters, and catalogs that continually push artistic boundaries, Secretly Group and their affiliates have long been a force for creativity and innovation within the independent sector.”Music Business Worldwid