Membran Entertainment Group
The Membran Entertainment Group is one of the music industry’s leading European independents. Membran has one of the most effective multi-cultural team and distribution network of any independent music company in the world. Membran produces, sells and distributes its comprehensive media products both independently and through its experienced partners worldwide. Be it in the traditional retail outlets, the digital world or non-traditional as branded entertainment: Membran not only thinks and adapts in all the directions that the continually evolving world of entertainment demands – but it continues to exploit its potential to the maximum, using a powerful and global distribution network.
Membran’s array of “in-house” labels offer productions in all styles and genres of music – ranging from jazz, classical, pop and rock, as well as a wide spectrum of genre and “theme” compilations and special limited edition exclusive boxes. Through its label-management services, Membran offers third party labels, artists or producers a complete service ranging from A to Z to enable the successful marketing, promotion and distribution of music designed for today’s digital age worldwide.
Since its foundation in 1968 the company has expanded, becoming stronger and unique due to the huge numbers of classical music productions; Membran has not only received numerous awards and Media Prizes such as from the Association of German Music Schools, the German Record Critics’ Prize, various nominations for the MIDEM Classical Award and more, making Membran a world leader in the Classical world – but the company also devotes its attentions to developments in the modern world of entertainment, continually broadening its horizons in the process. Both national and international acts and signings find their way to Membran, celebrating chart entries and enjoying the attention of both media and public as a result.
Membran controls over 300,000 musical works with an active catalog in excess of 5,000 titles and a worldwide distribution and marketing network for its physical product.
It has been providing a full pan European Label Service operation since 1997, offering services including:
- Product & Label Management
- Worldwide Physical & Digital Distribution
- Physical & Digital Sales and Marketing
- Rights Management – Licensing, syncs for Film & Advertising
- Manufacturing & Mechanical Licensing Admin.
- Promotion coordination to: Radio, Press, TV, Online & Mobile
- Media Buying and Advertising design and conception
- Full In-house production facilities for video & web
Membran has successfully launched and/or marketed newcomers as well as established stars ranging from Joss Stone, Gregory Porter, Dave Stewart, Glen Campbell, Brian Setzer, The Airborne Toxic Event, Blue October, Chris Norman, Cassandra Wilson, Macy Gray, Marc Cohn, Johnny Winter and more.
Support Letter: http://music.us/letters/Membran.pdf