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Member Spotlight: Metropolitan Groove Merchants

Leading Australian music company Metropolitan Groove Merchants (MGM Distribution) notches up its 3rd ARIA No 1 album for 2018 with John Butler Trio ‘HOME’. following Sheppard ‘Watching The Sky’ and Gurrumul ‘Djarimirri’ earlier in the year.

Only 9 Australian Artists have topped the ARIA album chart this year, giving MGM 1/3 of all Australian number #1 albums to date – showing how incredibly dynamic and diverse our roster is.

MGM has been at the forefront of the independent movement over the last 20 years. Now with an office in Nashville, TN and HQ in Sydney, Australia we offer global digital distribution with physical in Australia & North America and global options on a case by case basis.

Metropolitan Groove Merchants also has it’s own in-house D2C website technology, giving artist direct access globally for digital physical & merchandise sales.

For distribution management options you can reach out to Michael Chase or Jessica Nicholls emails below.

Website http://www.thegroovemerchants.com/

Michael Chase [email protected]

Jessica Nicholls [email protected]

About A2IM:
A2IM is a 501(c)(6) not-for-profit trade organization headquartered in New York City that exists to support and strengthen the independent recorded music sector. Membership currently includes a broad coalition of more than 700 Independently-owned American music labels. A2IM represents these independently owned small and medium-sized enterprises’ (SMEs) interests in the marketplace, in the media, on Capitol Hill, and as part of the global music community. In doing so, it supports a key segment of America’s creative class that represents America’s diverse musical cultural heritage. Billboard Magazine identified the Independent music label sector as 37.32 percent of the music industry’s U.S. recorded music sales market in 2016 based on copyright ownership, making Independent labels collectively the largest music industry sector.

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