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Wednesday January 26th 2022
Synchblog Highlights
Publishing Catch-Up: Luis Fonsi Sells Catalog to HarbourView Equity Partners, Elvis Costello Inks Deal with BMG & More
We catch up on the latest music publishing headlines, from deals to new signings.

Independent Publishers Call for a Greater Share of Streaming Revenues
IMPF’s Global Market View report examines the independent music publishing sector.

This Fortnight in Sync (21/01/22) - Jen Malone on Euphoria’s Soundtrack, AIM Sync Award Nominees Announced & More
We run through the latest sync and music supervision news over the past fortnight.

Synchtank's 2021 Round Up: Company News & Synchblog Highlights
Catch up on this year's best Synchblog content plus key Synchtank developments. 
In the News

Is old music killing new music?
All the growth in the industry now comes from old songs—how did we get here? (Honest Broker)

BMG boss talks values: ‘Let’s start a fair trade from day one’
Hartwig Masuch was the keynote speaker on the third day of the NY:LON Connect. (Music Ally)

Sony Music bought Bob Dylan’s masters, now worth more than $200 million
"I'm glad that all my recordings can stay where they belong," says Dylan. (Billboard)

NFT platform Blockparty strikes first major label deal with Warner Music Group
Blockparty have created “a new class of digital collectibles across art, music, & sports.” (MBW)

The calculators behind the music-catalog megadeals
Massarsky Consulting sold its business after valuing over $6.5bn of music rights in 2021(WSJ)

Will Web3 music be on the metaverse guest list?
Speculation around Web3 music usually includes some sort of metaversical vision. (The Cadence)

Music Industry Jobs
Film & TV Sales Account Executive – peermusic (London)
We are looking for a production company and TV & film music consultant to work approx. 2/3 days per week (but we would consider full time for the right candidate).

Sales and Account Manager Roles – Synchtank (North America, Remote)
These roles involve identifying opportunities, negotiating sophisticated software licensing agreements and contracts, and driving growth through new solution sales and renewals.

Director of Sales – ScoreKeepers Music (Los Angeles)
The Director of Sales functions as lead in sales outreach to film, TV and Advertising for the ScoreKeepers Music Catalog and the Indie Orange synch agency.

Our jobs board is 100% free. Get in touch to post a listing.
Use Case Spotlight
Synchtank for Networks and Platforms
Did you know that Synchtank provides solutions for managing music clearance, licensing and cue sheet reporting? Learn more here.
Client Sync of the Week
Listen out for “Me, Oh My!” by North Star Media artist THEEL (feat. Brittany Pfantz), which is featured as the main title theme song of Call Me Kat on FOX!
See you next time! If you have any queries or ideas, feel free to drop us an email at

Best wishes,
The Synchtank Team
Synchtank provides software solutions for managing assets, rights, and metadata, as well as copyright registration, royalty collection, and accounting. Find out more here.
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