Renowned composer and pianist Carlos Cipa has signed a long-term publishing agreement with Music publishers Bosworth Music and WKDJ Augment Publishing & Strategy GmbH. They are pleased to announce their cooperation with Carlos Cipa, who is currently touring Germany and Europe with his latest album “Ourselves, as we are” (Warner Music Classics). On this album, Cipa deliberately … Read more
Experienced music lawyer and an indispensable part of wkdj, Asterix Westphal was invited to hold an online webinar for GEMA members on October 15th. In this workshop, he will cover practically applicable basics of music law and the essence of contracts and copyright. GEMA members can sign up here (German only).
wkdj Augment Publishing & Strategy have become members of this new organization: IMPF serves as a global network and meeting place for independent music publishers to share experiences and best practices; exchange information on the legal framework and music publishing environment and to coordinate actions and support projects relevant to songwriters, composers, and music publishers. IMPF represents … Read more
Patrick, one of wkdj’s founders, was asked by GEMA to hold a series of webinars. Starting on March 31 2022, he will speak about sync marketing & licensing, his area of global expertise for 20 years now. The 3-session webinar was fully booked within 24 hours and will be repeated in November 2022. https://www.gema-veranstaltungen.de/event/webinar/sync-marketing-licensing-maerkte-mythen-moeglichkeiten-mit-patrick-joest
As an international expert on rights management & sync, wkdj’s Patrick Joest features in this piece with his take on the topic: https://www.deutschlandfunkkultur.de/recycling-von-songs-wie-ki-neue-musik-generiert-dlf-kultur-90e01124-100.html
Swedish financial institution Bluestep picked the wonderful “Intro” to the Stimming x Lambert album “Exodus” for their “Välkommen som du är” campaign. wkdj co-publishes Stimming with peermusic, and brought the deal over the finish line.
French high-end fashion brand AZ Factory picked Stimming’s classic tune “November Morning” for their tribute fashion show video “Love Is Love”, commemorating the late Alber Elbaz.
Renowned Electronica artist Stimming has chosen wkdj and Peermusic to look after his compositions around the globe. We are honored that Stimming has entrusted us with his art, and already have a few sync placements in the making. More on that soon.
Effective immediately, Patrick is starting to support the music team of digital distributor Zebralution as a consultant, to expand its service offering for artists and labels. More on this on Zebralution’s website.