BMG Taps INgrooves to Distribute Mute and Sanctuary Catalogs in the U.S. and Canada

(SAN FRANCISCO, CA)  INgrooves, one of the world’s leading global independent music distributors, today announced that it has been chosen by BMG to distribute its newly acquired Mute and Sanctuary catalogs in the U.S. and Canada.  Under the new deal, INgrooves will provide physical and digital distribution services including sales, marketing and catalog development for the highly respected labels’ combined rosters, which include such iconic artists as Nick Cave, Moby, Erasure, Iron Maiden, Motörhead, The Kinks and many others.

“Over the last 10 years, we have built both an unparalleled distribution platform that empowers our label partners and a dedicated, passionate staff who are experts in creating value from the repertoire we market and distribute,” said INgrooves Founder and CEO Robb McDaniels.  “We are pleased to have been selected by BMG after such a rigorous selection process and are confident that the INgrooves infrastructure and team will deliver maximum benefit for these two great catalogs.”

BMG EVP International Repertoire Fred Casimir said, “We are delighted to be working with INgrooves in the US and Canada to unlock the value in these iconic Sanctuary and Mute recordings.”

INgrooves will begin distributing the Mute and Sanctuary titles beginning on August 1st of this year.  Some of the catalog titles are expected to be available in a digital format for the first time ever.

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FOR MORE INFORMATION PLEASE CONTACT:

John Vlautin at SpinLab Communications at jv@spinlab.net or 818-763-9800 or

Alicia Giesen at INgrooves at agiesen@ingrooves.com or 415-489-1466